South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit China next week for a trilateral summit with Japan amid rising tension over stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the United States, Moon's office said on Tuesday (Dec 10).
South Korea and China agreed to beef up diplomatic and cultural exchanges to "completely normalize" ties that soured over the deployment of US anti-missile systems in 2017, Seoul officials said on Wednesday (Dec 4).
The Russian task force, consisting of missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, medium sea tanker Vyazma and the rescue tug SB-406, will take part in the first joint drills with the navies of South Africa and China.
China is willing to help Malaysian authorities cripple transnational crime syndicates involving its citizens here, said China's Ambassador to Malaysia, Bai Tian.
President Rodrigo Duterte and Korean President Moon Jae-in will discuss regional “security matters” among other top concerns when they meet in Busan, South Korea next week.
Russia and China's strategic military cooperation is becoming ever closer. President Putin has announced that Russia is helping China build an early warning system to spot intercontinental ballistic missile launches.
ASEAN defence ministers and their counterparts from China, Japan and the US held informal meetings on November 17, in the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Bangkok, Thailand.
Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich addressed an ASEAN ministers’ meeting with partners on November 18, describing trust as the most important for countries to cooperate substantively and sincerely in dealing with security challenges in the region.