Aerospace And Defense Industry

Duterte to US: Why didn't you send armada vs China islands?

Mar 29, 2017

The Philippine president says he has asked the U.S. ambassador why America did not deploy an armada of warships to pressure China to stop constructing man-made islands that are now at the heart of regional concerns in the disputed South China Sea

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body has been embalmed

Mar 14, 2017

Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Tuesday that the body of Kim Jong Nam, who was killed last month, has been embalmed to better preserve it, and that about 50 North Koreans whose work permits have expired will be deported

Report: China developing advanced lunar mission spaceship

Mar 9, 2017

State media say China is developing an advanced new spaceship capable of both flying in low-Earth orbit and landing on the moon

US military remains dominant in Asia, but China is rising

Mar 7, 2017

While the U.S. military remains the dominant force in Asia and the world, China has been catching up quickly on the back of big budgets, rising technical capabilities and a desire to regain its historical role as East Asia's leading power

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Mar 6, 2017

The USS Carl Vinson, which is steaming through the South China Sea, is just one of several high-profile displays of U.S. naval power as President Donald Trump's administration weighs options of how to reassure allies and respond to an assertive China

Deported Korean says Malaysia threatened to harm his family

Mar 4, 2017

A North Korean chemist deported from Malaysia has accused police of threatening to kill his family unless he confessed to the murder of the half-brother of North Korea's leader, calling it a plot to tarnish his country's honor

Latest-generation Chinese combat drone makes maiden flight

Mar 1, 2017

China's latest-generation combat drone has made its maiden flight in what its developer says is a sign that the country is catching up with industry leader the United States

Malaysia: Poisoning of Kim caused paralysis, quick death

Feb 26, 2017

Malaysia's health minister says the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother was so high that it killed him within 20 minutes and caused "very serious paralysis."

Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect

Feb 26, 2017

Malaysia's health minister says autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed the exiled half-brother of North Korea's leader

Malaysia: VX nerve agent killed brother of N. Korean leader

Feb 24, 2017

Sometime in the hours after poisoning the half brother of North Korea's leader, one of his two attackers began to vomit, Malaysian police say, apparently an early indication of the immensely powerful VX toxin that was used

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