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Secrecy surrounding Pacific grand tour by China’s foreign minister sparks alarm
Wang Yi will visit eight countries in 10 days, but media access to his large diplomatic push has been severely restricted Pacific journalists have raised serious concerns about secrecy surrounding the upcoming marathon tour of the Pacific by China’s foreign minister, who will be visiting eight...
photo: Creative Commons / Kremlin.ru
Quad strongly opposes coercive, provocative or unilateral actions in Indo-Pacific, leaders say in joint statement
The leaders of India, Australia, Japan and the United States on Tuesday strongly opposed any coercive, provocative or unilateral actions that seek to change status quo and increase tensions in the Indo-Pacific and reaffirmed their resolve to uphold the international rules-based order, amidst...
photo: White House / Adam Schultz
In meeting with Biden, Australia's Albanese recalls colourful first trip to U.S
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Prime...
photo: AP / Andrew Harnik
Biden to new Australia PM: you can 'fall asleep' now
Meeting Tuesday at the Quad summit in Tokyo - the loose grouping of Australia, India, Japan and the United States - Biden expressed admiration that Albanese made the long flight right after winning his election as prime minister. ......
photo: US DoD / Lisa Ferdinando
Jacinda Ardern to Visit the United States for Tourism Promotion
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will visiting the United States on a trade mission to promote trade...
photo: UN / Cia Pak
Australia swears in new Labor PM ahead of Quad meeting
SYDNEY: Australia’s Labour Party leader Anthony Albanese was sworn in as the country’s 31st prime minister on Monday, promising a “journey of change” as he vowed to tackle climate change, rising living costs and inequality. Labor returns to power after nine years in opposition as a wave of...
photo: AP / Rick Rycroft
Biden starts Japan tour as protesters take to streets
TOKYO, May 22 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Joe Biden arrived in Japan on Sunday, as about 750 protesters took to the streets here against the planned U.S.-Japan summit and the summit of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (the Quad). A...
photo: AP / Evan Vucci
Australia election: Anthony Albanese signals climate policy change
Australia's new leader has vowed to take the country in a new direction, with a big shift in climate policy. Anthony Albanese, who won Saturday's election with the opposition centre-left Labor Party, said Australia could become a renewable energy superpower. He is to be sworn in as PM on...
photo: AP / Rick Rycroft
Australia's opposition Labor party poised to topple ruling conservatives
The Australian Labor party will topple the ruling conservatives at a national election, although it may have to form a minority government, the Australian Broadcasting Corp said on Saturday. Initial vote counts showed Prime Minister Scott Morrison's conservative coalition and the Labor opposition...
photo: AP / Rick Rycroft
Australians Cast Votes to Decide Next Prime Minister
Australian voters cast ballots on Saturday to decide the next prime minister, as well as senators and members...
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