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Can China and the United States establish mutual respect to lessen tensions?

Alternet 08 Jun 2023
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore ... When Austin was not talking to the press, he was busy in Singapore strengthening U.S ... During the press gaggle in Singapore, Austin suggested that the Chinese government “should be interested in freedom of ...
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US and China flags at the 23rd Session of the U.S. China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) press conference

Can China and US establish mutual respect to ease tensions?

Asiatimes 08 Jun 2023
Hours after this encounter in the South China Sea, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore ... When Austin was not talking to the press, he was busy in Singapore strengthening US military alliances whose purpose is to tighten the net around China.

Fiji Revaluating Ties With China, Main US Indo-Pacific Rival

Beijing News 08 Jun 2023
Fijian Home Affairs and Immigration Minister Pio Tikoduadua, who is in charge of Fiji's defense, went further while speaking Sunday on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue defense forum in Singapore ... efforts to restore alliances in the region at the same Singapore forum, which U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin also attended ... ....

PH wins Muslim-friendly Destination of the Year Award

The Manila Times 08 Jun 2023
THE Philippines has been awarded as the Emerging Muslim-friendly Destination of the Year at the prestigious Halal in Travel Global Summit 2023 on June 1 in Singapore, Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco announced. Trophy of the Emerging Muslim-friendly Destination of the Year Award CONTRIBUTED PHOTO ... ....

Biden’s return to world stage has a Ukraine, China and India problem

Politico 08 Jun 2023
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin could only shake his Chinese counterpart’s hand during a forum in Singapore last week as Beijing refused repeated requests for a formal meeting ... and Chinese officials continue to hold economic, trade and diplomatic meetings and Secretary of State ...

USS Daniel Inouye warship prepares for 1st deployment

Stars and Stripes 08 Jun 2023
For the ship's crew of 320 sailors, it's about more than just sailing a ship through the Pacific ... "Throughout these islands, he's everywhere," said Cmdr ... 8, 2021 ... Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Li Shangfu were in Singapore for the Shangri-La Dialogue, an annual defense and security conference ... .

Rising risk of US-China ‘near misses’ around Taiwan

Asiatimes 07 Jun 2023
The near miss came at a curious time – while top diplomats and defense chiefs from both the US and China were attending the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. Chinesse Defense Minister Li Shangfu and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin in a tentative embrace at the Shangri-La Dialogue, Singapore.

C Raja Mohan writes on Shangri La Dialogue: Modi and Biden\u2019s New Asia

Indian Express 07 Jun 2023
There is no better place than the annual Shangri-La Dialogue, which concluded its 20th edition in Singapore over the weekend, to capture the shifting strategic trends in Asia ... As Secretary Austin said in Singapore, it was his seventh visit to the region in the two years since he has been in office.

More Muscular US-China Presence Leads to Increasingly Close Encounters in Indo-Pacific

Voa News 07 Jun 2023
Last week, Beijing declined Washington's request for a face-to-face meeting at the annual Shangri-la Dialogue in Singapore between Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and his Chinese counterpart Li Shangfu, due to personal sanctions on Li that have not been lifted by the administration.

Navy destroyer practices electronic warfare with allied ships after Taiwan Strait incident

Stars and Stripes 07 Jun 2023
A U.S ... 7th Fleet video posted Sunday ... Joseph Keiley ... The Chung-Hoon’s transit of the Taiwan Strait also coincided with the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, where Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Washington would not “flinch in the face of bullying or coercion” from China and would continue to operate in the Taiwan Strait and South China Sea ... .

Biden’s contrasting styles and priorities

Asiatimes 07 Jun 2023
The latest example came at the Shangri-La security forum in Singapore. The US had asked for a meeting between Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and his counterpart Li Shangfu on the sidelines of the forum ... Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo asked for a meeting with her counterpart to discuss increasing bilateral trade.

IISS Shangri-La Dialogue Discusses Global Defence Challenges

MENA FN 06 Jun 2023
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) SINGAPORE, 6th June, 2023 (WAM) -- Ali Abdullah Al Ahmed, Assistant Under-Secretary for Policy and Defence Communication at the Ministry of Defence, took part ... .

Jenny Warner obituary

The Guardian 06 Jun 2023
Born in Kuala Lumpur in Malaya (now Malaysia), Jenny escaped the Japanese occupation of the country with her mother, Winifred (nee Herbertson), a secretary, at the age of six.

AUKUS leaders prefer posturing, provocation to dialogue: media

People Daily 06 Jun 2023
HONG KONG, June 6 (Xinhua) -- AUKUS leaders prefer posturing and provocation to dialogue as U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin insisted on belligerence and doublespeak at the 20th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, reported the South China Morning Post, a Hong Kong-based English-language daily ... .

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