Beijing hopes regional island nations will accept its Common Development Vision — a major cooperation deal, ranging from fisheries to security, that has alarmed US and its regional partners.
US military spokesman has said Moscow’s claims of a US submarine infringing on Russia’s territorial waters have “no truth”.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken is set to announce the opening of a new embassy on the Pacific island state during a visit to nearby Fiji, 29 years after the United States downgraded its diplomatic presence there.
The Internet connection has been cut in Tonga where tsunami waves crushed across the shore and people rushed to higher ground.
Turnout was only 41.60 percent as pro-independence campaigners boycotted the vote, saying "a fair campaign" is not possible with high Covid-19 infection numbers.
Will the Pentagon’s alarmism about Chinese military and nuclear advancement be used to justify more US military spending?
Anti-junta protesters in Myanmar have come out in numbers to stand up against the army and have destroyed around a dozen military-owned communications towers.
The US Air Force simulated a war game against China last autumn, and the results were unsettling for Washington.
A report says Henderson Island, which is prized for its biodiversity, is polluted with an estimated 37.7 million pieces of plastic.
Deadly earthquakes with magnitude 6 and above hits 16 countries in two weeks on Ring of Fire in Pacific
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