Hong Kong Police invoking anti-terrorist legislation

  Hong Kong/ China (11/3).    Hong Kong police are planning large-scale anti-terrorism drills and will consider invoking international anti-terrorist legislation for the first time...

Carlos Ghosn on the Lam

  Tokyo/Japan (31/12).  Nissan’s former Chairman Carlos Ghosn said Tuesday from Lebanon that he was not fleeing justice but instead left Japan to avoid “injustice...

South Korea reverses decision on intelligence deal with Japan

  South Korea yesterday said it would not suspend its intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, in a dramatic, last-minute reversal that signalled a breakthrough after months...

China arrests Japanese professor on suspicion of spying

  Chinese authorities have detained a Japanese man in Beijing following media reports that a university professor was being held on suspicion of spying. “The Japanese...

Japan’s Abe and China’s Xi Jinping meet amid trade war fears

  Chinese President Xi Jinping has met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a time of warming ties between the two nations. Relations have historically been...

Japan, not China, may be winning Asia’s infrastructure investment contest

Before China began courting Southeast Asia with infrastructure investments through its Belt and Road Initiative, Japan was the region's top development financier. As the...

US wants Japan and South Korea to Tag Team China. But History is in...

  In US foreign policy circles, there has been a long coveted strategic aim in East Asia: the formation of a trilateral alliance with South...

Eyeing China, US to hold missile drill in Japan’s Okinawa: Report

  The US military will this year conduct its first ever missile drill around the Japanese island of Okinawa, according to a report Thursday (Jan...

Japan bolsters military to counter China, Russia

  Japan will accelerate spending on advanced stealth fighters, long-range missiles and other equipment over the next five years to support US forces facing China's military...

A Grim Reality for Internet Freedom in Asia

  Global internet freedom has declined for an eighth consecutive year, according to Freedom on the Net 2018, and the negative trend was most evident...