Biden promises to stand with Southeast Asia in the defense of ocean freedom and democracy

Biden promises to defend the freedom of the oceans The United States is concerned about China’s “coercive and proactive actions” across the Taiwan Strait Chinese Prime Minister Li says maintaining peace in the South China Sea is in everyone’s interest BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, October 27 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that the … Read more

The bid to attend the ASEAN summit Trump skipped after 2017

US President Joe Biden comments on infrastructure legislation at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA on October 20, 2021. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst / File Photo WASHINGTON / BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, October 25 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden attends a virtual summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on … Read more

Russian, Chinese warships hold first joint patrols in the Pacific

MOSCOW, OCTOBER 23 (Reuters) – Russian and Chinese warships held their first joint patrols in the western Pacific on May 17-23. October, Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. Moscow and Beijing, which conducted naval cooperation exercises in the Sea of ​​Japan earlier in October, have in recent years cultivated closer military and … Read more

Washington metro to continue reduced service through at least October 31st

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (Reuters) – The Washington subway system said Friday it will continue to reduce sharply subway traffic through at least Oct. 31 as it completes plans to return most of its railroads to service after a derailment of 12 October. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) on Sunday was ordered to indefinitely … Read more

Analysis: Vaccinated Singapore Shows Cost for Re-opening in Zero-COVID Countries

Amsterdam passengers arrive at Changi Airport under Singapore’s expanded Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) quarantine-free itinerary as the city-state opens its borders to more countries amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Singapore on Oct. 20, 2021 REUTERS/Edgar Su /File photo Record increase in deaths and infection points to risks Death toll of 280 driven by … Read more

Japan’s Mount Aso erupts, people warned to stay away

TOKYO, October 20 (Reuters) – A Japanese volcano spit ash several kilometers into the sky as it erupted on Wednesday, prompting officials to warn people to steer clear of the threat of lava flows and falling rocks, but there were no immediate reports of loss or damage. Mount Aso, a tourist destination on the largest … Read more

China, Russia’s naval ships sail together through the strait of Japan

TOKYO, October 19 (Reuters) – A group of 10 naval vessels from China and Russia sailed through a strait separating Japan’s main island and its northern island of Hokkaido on Monday, the Japanese government said, adding that it is closely monitoring such activities. It was the first time Japan has confirmed the passage of Chinese … Read more

Bond of Hollywood film crew reaches provisional agreement and avoids strike

The decorated windows of the car of script coordinator Amy Thurlow, a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 871 since 2018, are pictured the day after 90% of members cast their vote and more than 98% of the Returned votes were to approve a strike in Glendale, California, US Oct. … Read more

Price squeeze: world economy caught in perfect storm

British chicken king says 20 years of cheap food is over IEA says energy crisis could threaten economic recovery Cold keeps coal prices high in China, power outage continues Biden targets bottlenecks threatening vacation sales LONDON/TOKYO, Oct. 14 (Reuters) – From beef bowls in Tokyo to chicken breast rolls in London, consumers are beginning to … Read more

Japan dissolves parliament and sets the stage for parliamentary elections

Japan’s newly elected Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrives at his official residence in Tokyo, Japan on October 4, 2021. REUTERS / Issei Kato TOKYO, October 14 (Reuters) – Japan dissolved its parliament on Thursday, setting the stage for an election later this month that will put new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida against unpopular opposition in … Read more