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US Global Posture Review Targets China, Exposes Weakness In 1st Island Chain

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BEIJING, China--US President Joe Biden recently accepted recommendations from the Pentagon in a global posture review to prioritize the Indo-Pacific region, with a particular focus on China, through military infrastructure buildups in Guam, Australia and the Pacific Islands, US media reported on Tuesday.

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US Global Posture Review Targets China, Exposes Weakness In 1st Island Chain

BEIJING, China--US President Joe Biden recently accepted recommendations from the Pentagon in a global posture review to prioritize the Indo-Pacific region, with a particular focus on China, through military infrastructure buildups in Guam, Australia and the Pacific Islands, US media reported on Tuesday.

China-Pakistan Belt and Road Initiative hits buffers


TOKYO, Japan--In Gwadar, a developing port town in southwest Pakistan, Adam Qadir Baksh had been hoping for a major leap forward in his automobile spare parts business since 2015, but it has not happened in the absence of the vital Chinese tailwind once promised.

The Dark Forces Changing Malaysian Society

BANGKOK, Thailand--Malaysia was once a harmonious society, where the different ethnic groups coexisted with a sense of community, and each ethnic group once openly celebrated festivals together. All the ethnic groups were free to express their cultures, and practice their religions without interference. Malaysia had a strong and stable government with a working multi-racial coalition. All of the nation’s citizens were once proud to be Malaysian.

Prince Norodom Ranariddh Passes Away At 77


PHNOM PENH, Cambodia--Prince Norodom Ranariddh, the second son of the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk and former First Prime Minister of Cambodia, has passed away in France at the age of 77.

Who Keeps Iran Out In The Cold?


NEW YORK, U.S.--As the Biden administration prepares for the revival, in some form at least, of the controversial "nuclear deal" with the Islamic Republic of Iran, the usual suspects in Washington are peddling an old theme: Bringing Iran in from the cold!

Omicron Variant – A Virus Of Concern

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The announcement of a new COVID-19 virus in South Africa has raised global concern of the potential of another deadly wave of COVID-19 pandemic, especially in the northern hemisphere where winter is about to set in.

YAK-130: Ideal Light Fighter For Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The recent fatal crash of a BAE Systems Hawk 108 fighter on Nov. 7 has again brought Malaysia’s need for a replacement light combat aircraft (LCA) under the spotlight.

No, We Mustn’t Allow It! ― Lee Yew Meng


KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--As I watched the conferment of Tan Sri-ships on Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai (immediate past president of MCA) and Datuk Seri Hadi Awang (president of PAS) by our King very recently, I am reminded of the earlier RUU 355 (PAS Private Member’s Bill) episode some five years ago.