Published: Jun 03, 2022
Japan will deploy its helicopter-carrying destroyer Izumo in the Indo-Pacific from June 13 as part of a self-defence exercise to counter China’s rising regional assertiveness. Izumo is currently being upgraded as a de-facto aircraft carrier.
Published: Apr 19, 2022
White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell and the State Department's top official for Asia will travel this week to the Solomon Islands, the White House said on Monday (April 18), amid concerns that the Pacific Island country is making a security pact with China.
Published: Feb 22, 2022
The new US “Indo-Pacific strategy”, aimed at containing China, undermines the stability, development and cooperation of the region, and features obviously malicious motives and ill intentions, a spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand said on Tuesday.
Published: Oct 07, 2020
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga reiterated his position of following former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s diplomatic policy of promoting a “free and open Indo-Pacific” during an interview with media including The Yomiuri Shimbun on Monday.
Published: Jul 01, 2020
Prime Minister Scott Morrison will announce an overhaul of Australia's defense strategy and force structure as the U.S. ally looks to counter an increasingly assertive China in an Indo-Pacific region he calls "the focus of the dominant global contest of our age."
Published: Dec 05, 2019
As an evolving platform for regional architecture and economic growth, Indo-Pacific got a constructive nod from the leaders of 18 member countries at the 14th East Asia Summit in Bangkok.