26 Jun, 2024
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Fiji Prime Minister Cautions Against US and China Efforts to Divide the Pacific

In a bid to safeguard the tranquility of the Pacific islands, Fiji’s prime minister, Sitiveni Rabuka, has emphasized the paramount significance of upholding the region as a “zone of peace.” Rabuka’s cautious stance materialized as he voiced concerns about the potential escalation of rivalry between two global giants, the United States and China, into a […]

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China and Australia Address Climate Change and Security in Pacific Leaders Summit

Australia and China have pledged increased assistance to the Pacific Islands in their fight against climate change, while the leaders of four nations debate declaring the strategic region “neutral” as China and the United States vie for influence. The leaders of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, and New Caledonia’s ruling FLNKS party met […]

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North Korea Labels Philippines as ‘Danger Zone’ in Satellite Launch Alert

In a move that has drawn global condemnation and raised concerns across international corridors, North Korea has declared its intention to launch another satellite.  The waters east of the Philippines’ Luzon island, along with the Yellow Sea and East China Sea, have been designated as “danger areas” for the launch, slated to take place between […]

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North Korea Plans Satellite Launch Over Yellow Sea, Confirms Japan Coast Guard

North Korea has said it will launch a satellite between Aug. 24-31 in the direction of the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea, the Japanese Coast Guard said on Tuesday. Japan would cooperate with South Korea and the United States to monitor the launch, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s office said in a posting on […]

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Russia and China Aim to Expand Influence at BRICS Summit in South Africa

Russia and China aim to gain political and economic ground in the developing world at a summit in South Africa this week. Leaders from the BRICS economic bloc of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa will meet in Sandton, Johannesburg’s financial district. Chinese Premier Xi Jinping’s presence underscores China’s investment in the bloc. Russian […]