China fakes attack on Taiwan, retaliation for Pelosi arrest continues

The Chinese military repeated an attack on Taiwan on Saturday as tensions continued to rise following a island tour earlier in the week by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Live-fire drills by Chinese warplanes and warships, which began on Thursday, are expected to last until Sunday. The Taiwanese Ministry of Defense detected “several batches of communist … Read more

Myanmar generals banned from ASEAN until peace plan advances | ASEAN News

Foreign ministers express their disappointment at the inability of the military administration to implement the crisis plan agreed in April 2021. Foreign ministers of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to ban Myanmar’s ruling generals from participating in the group’s meetings until They are making progress on a 15-month-old plan to … Read more

“Very provocative”: Chinese military exercises resume around Taiwan | Military news

Taiwan says it is monitoring the situation after several Chinese ships and aircraft crossed the median line in the Taiwan Strait on Friday. China has resumed its largest-ever military drills in the waters around the self-governing island of Taiwan, with the homeland’s defense ministry saying scores of warships and fighter jets crossed the center line … Read more

Pelosi says visit to Taipei ‘unequivocally’ shows US won’t give up on Taiwan

CNN — Speaker of the United States House Nancy Pelosi said his trip to Taiwan was meant to send an “unequivocal” message that the United States would “not abandon” the democratically-ruled island. “We are proud of our enduring friendship,” Pelosi said, speaking alongside Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at the presidential office in Taipei on Wednesday … Read more

Senate passes long-awaited bill to help veterans affected by burns

CNN — The Senate voted Tuesday night to pass long-sought bipartisan legislation to expand health care benefits for millions of veterans exposed to toxic combustion fireplaces during their military service, sending the bill to President Joe Biden to sign into law. The final vote was 86-11. The passage of the bill marks the end of … Read more