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US V-P Harris to visit S'pore and Vietnam next month

Straits Times 30 Jul 2021
... swing through the region by US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, who visited Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam. Her visit affirms the strength of the relationship between the US and Singapore, the press secretary to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in a statement yesterday.
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US Vice-President Kamala Harris to visit Singapore and Vietnam

Straits Times 30 Jul 2021
Though South-east Asia is not known to be Mrs Harris' forte - she is a former prosecutor and was a Senator from 2017 to 2020 - the visit comes close on the heels of the swing through the region by the Secretary of Defence, Lloyd Austin, who visited Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam.
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Biden Picks Kaplan as New U.S. Ambassador to Singapore

Caixin Online 30 Jul 2021
ambassador to Singapore, planning to fill a position in the critical Pacific trade hub that hasn’t had a formal U.S ... Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, earlier this week, chose Singapore for a major speech outlining the Biden administration’s plans for the Pacific, and its intent to challenge what he said was China’s aggression in the region.
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US Vice-President Kamala Harris to visit S'pore and Vietnam

Straits Times 30 Jul 2021
Though South-east Asia is not known to be Mrs Harris' forte - she is a former prosecutor and was a Senator from 2017 to 2020 - the visit comes close on the heels of the swing through the region by the Secretary of Defence, Lloyd Austin, who visited Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam.
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U.S. Vice President Harris to visit Singapore, Vietnam in August

Kyodo 30 Jul 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Singapore and Vietnam in August to strengthen ... Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is just ending a trip that took him to Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines, which made him the first member of Biden's Cabinet to visit Southeast Asia.
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'As if nothing happened': Duterte recalls termination of PH-US VFA, Lorenzana says

Manila Bulletin 30 Jul 2021
President Duterte has ordered the complete retraction of the planned revocation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana revealed Friday, July 30 ... Prior to this, Austin had gone to Singapore and Vietnam to meet with his counterparts.
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Biden is following Trump, not Obama, in his China policy

China Daily 30 Jul 2021
On his first stop in Singapore during his Southeast Asian tour on Tuesday, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, too, said the US is committed to pursuing a constructive, stable relationship with China ... While many Biden administration officials, including Biden himself, Secretary ...
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For What Will We Go to War with China?, by Pat Buchanan

The Unz Review 30 Jul 2021
Tuesday, in Singapore, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reaffirmed the American commitment to go to war on behalf of the Philippines, should Manila attempt, militarily, to retrieve its stolen property ... The secretary also introduced the matter of Taiwan, with which President Jimmy Carter broke relations and let lapse our mutual security treaty in 1979.
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For What Will We Go to War With China?

Antiwar 30 Jul 2021
Tuesday, in Singapore, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reaffirmed the American commitment to go to war on behalf of the Philippines, should Manila attempt, militarily, to retrieve its stolen property ... The secretary also introduced the matter of Taiwan, with which President Jimmy Carter broke relations and let lapse our mutual security treaty in 1979.
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UK's HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier pictured in South China Sea

Henry Herald 30 Jul 2021
Largest deployment in a generation ... A US Navy destroyer and Dutch frigate are also part of the strike group ... But US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, in a speech in Singapore on Tuesday, called the HMS Queen Elizabeth's deployment "historic" as he called out what he described as China's illegitimate claim to most of the South China Sea ... .
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The US and China say they want to avoid military conflict, but no one can ...

The Citizens 30 Jul 2021
At a speech in Singapore on Tuesday night, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said while the US didn't want conflict with China, Beijing was showing an "unwillingness to resolve disputes peacefully and respect the rule of law" in the South China Sea, the Taiwan Strait and in the western region of Xinjiang.
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Maintaining US-RI ties

The Jakarta Post 29 Jul 2021
The United States Defense Secretary Llyod Austin is touring Southeast Asia by visiting Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines ... While Singapore is a ...
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US defence chief visits Vietnam to shore up support in Asia

Al Jazeera 29 Jul 2021
Before arriving in Hanoi, Austin also made a stop in Singapore, his first in the region since joining the administration of US President Joe Biden ... US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin fist bumps Singapore Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean, after speaking at the IISS Fullerton Lecture in Singapore on Tuesday [Caroline Chia/Reuters].
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Speech by US Defence Secretary 'distorted facts': China embassy in Singapore

Straits Times 29 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE - The Chinese Embassy in Singapore has responded to a recent speech the United States' Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin delivered in Singapore, saying he "distorted facts and created falsehoods" to serve American geopolitical strategy ... Mr Austin, who was in Singapore ...
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Chinese Embassy here slams US defence chief's speech

Straits Times 29 Jul 2021
The Chinese Embassy in Singapore has responded to a recent speech by United States Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, saying that he "distorted facts and created falsehoods" to serve America's geopolitical strategy ... THE CHINESE EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE, on how the US is reneging on its political commitment.

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