Xi Jinping says Taiwan ‘must and will be’ reunited with China

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the people of Taiwan to accept it "must and will be" reunited with China. In a speech marking 40...

Ahead of major Xi speech, Taiwan tells Beijing to ‘face squarely the reality’ of...

China must use peaceful means to resolve its differences with Taiwan and respect its democratic values, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, ahead of a...

Karachi attack: Four killed as gunmen try to storm China consulate

Gunmen have killed at least four people in an attack on the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani port city of Karachi. Gunshots were heard at...

Chinese banished from building in APEC blow-up

Leaders from 21 Asia-Pacific nations failed Sunday to bridge gaping divisions at a summit overshadowed by a war of words over the US and...

China says no country should try to obstruct its Pacific ‘friendship’

As Chinese president Xi Jinping prepares to meet in Port Moresby with eight Pacific island leaders, Beijing has warned no country should try to...

Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China

By making a rare second trip this year to Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is signaling how intensively the Trump administration is trying to counter China’s military assertiveness by...

Defying China, Malaysia releases Uighur detainees

Malaysia has freed from detention 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who fled to the Southeast Asian nation after a Thai jailbreak last year, and sent...

‘This is my land’: Cambodian villagers slam Chinese mega-project

Koh Kong, Cambodia - "I'm Cambodian, I'm not illegal here," said Se Say Hieng, one of the last remaining villagers who refuses to leave land that now...

Forum to demand apology from China

The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum will seek a formal apology from China over "disruptive and bullying" behaviour of a Chinese government official...

Island paradise in peril after incurring wrath of China

UNTIL very recently, it was boom time for the Pacific paradise of Palau. More and more tourists were discovering the tiny nation, drawn to its...

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