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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Asia Pacific military spending to overtake US by 2021

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... such as Afghanistan, mean it will account for just 30 per cent by 2021 and fall behind Asia at 31 per cent. Military spending in the Asia Pacific region- which includes China, India and Indonesia- will rise 35 ... Reuters in London Global arms to 'explode' in Asia as US declines Asian powers are outpacing the US to become the biggest spenders on defence by 2021 and are fuelling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1268843/asia-pacific-military-spending-overtake-us-2021
  2. News - World - DEFENCE

    Canberra defends posting of US marines to Australia under newly signed deal

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:11pm by AFP

    ... at supporting the long-term peace, stability and prosperity of our region, the Indian Ocean-Asia Pacific," she said ahead of the Australia-US talks. Bishop denied the agreement was aimed ... to ensure that we can work on regional peace and security," she told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. "The US is rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific so it is ways we can work together ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572287/canberra-defends-posting-us-marines-australia-under-newly-signed-deal
  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's development of a new long-range missile is a significant boost for the military, say analysts

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Minnie Chan

    ... repercussions at the global and regional levels and alter the US and Japanese military build-up. "The US will speed up the deployment of its ballistic missile defence systems in the AsiaPacific ... with Japan by strengthening its missile defence systems in the Asia Pacific, and possibly give Tokyo an argument for developing nuclear weapons. "The upcoming introduction of the DF-41 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1570233/chinas-development-new-long-range-missile-significant-boost-military-say
  4. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Indian PM Narendra Modi seeks to build up military might

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:42am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai Modi pushes rise in military might Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said India must build up its military might to the point that no other country "dare cast an evil eye" on the South Asian nation. Modi made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575079/indian-pm-narendra-modi-seeks-build-military-might
  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    Central Asian nations to conduct terrorism drills with PLA

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 03:04am by Angela Meng

    ... bordering Central Asia. Security has been increased around the country, with more armed patrols introduced in cities including Beijing. "All of the SCO countries have a stake in anti-terrorism, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1573064/central-asian-nations-conduct-terrorism-drills-pla
  6. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US moves closer to reviving bases in Philippines as part of focus on Asia

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:18pm by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Pacific Fleet commander in Manila for talks as next phase of American 'pivot' towards Asia takes key step of setting up troops agreement U.S. closer to reviving bases in Philippines The US Pacific Fleet commander arrived in Manila yesterday as momentum gathered to finalise an agreement that would see an expanded US military presence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1434381/us-moves-closer-reviving-bases-philippines-part-focus-asia
  7. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    China's 'dangerous acts' at sea could have consequences, warns Japan white paper

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 11:55am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo criticises Chinese and North Korean military action in disputed waters, stoking concerns over a possible escalation in conflict Japan warns China over'dangerous acts' Japan warned that China’s “dangerous acts” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1566830/japan-slams-chinas-growing-threat-505-page-defence-paper
  8. News - World - DEFENCE

    US Army builds rapid reaction force in turf war with marines over Asia role

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 10:17pm by WASHPOST

    ... Pentagon leaders are seeking to place the air force, navy and marines in dominant roles to counter threats in the Asia-Pacific region, which they have deemed to be the nation's next big ... in the Pacific. And that, in turn, is drawing the army into a fight- with the marines. Calculating that there are only slim chances of the army fighting a big land war anywhere in East Asia other than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1393347/us-army-builds-rapid-reaction-force-turf-war-marines-over-asia-role
  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japanese government sued by 75-year-old citizen over military expansion plans

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 05:13pm by AFP

    ... of the South China Sea, also supported Tokyo¡¦s move. Abe’s move has caused anger at home, where the pacifism on which the constitution is built is an article of faith for many Japanese. At least half ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552010/citizen-files-lawsuit-against-japanese-government-over-military-expansion
  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA flotilla embarks for US-led naval drills

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 03:42am by Minnie Chan

    ... of the Pacific naval drills. "The drills will show China's willingness to cooperate with the US amid their inevitable competition in the Asia Pacific region," said Li Jie, a Beijing-based ... allies like Japan and the Philippines and to get data about US naval bases in the Asia-Pacific region, which will become useful intelligence in case the two countries have a maritime standoff ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529558/pla-flotilla-embarks-us-led-naval-drills

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