HMS Queen Elizabeth stops in Guam for a second time during maiden deployment
Naval Base Guam is offering a variety of support to the Queen Elizabeth, a base spokeswoman said.
USAA can no longer open overseas accounts ‘due to foreign banking requirements’
For the past year, USAA has been unable to open new accounts overseas or change existing ones because it holds no foreign banking license, according to the company.
Key US air base in Japan works to make its power system more energy efficient
Yokota, a major U.S. airlift hub, is improving its power system as part of a $166 million project to improve its energy efficiency, Jackens Eugene, 374th Civil Engineering Squadron installation energy manager, told Stars and Stripes on Sept. 13.
Austin: Nuclear sub pact with Australia to deter China’s ‘destabilizing’ acts in Indo-Pacific region
Top diplomats and military leaders for the United States and Australia on Thursday discussed the “increasingly contested security environment” in the Indo-Pacific region, where China has worked to assert its growing military power, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said, after a hourslong meeting at the State Department.
China accuses US-UK-Australian submarine deal of stoking arms race, threatening regional peace
After President Joe Biden's announcement on Wednesday of a new defense alliance, to be known as AUKUS, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian described the agreement as "extremely irresponsible" while Chinese state media warned Australia that it was now an "adversary" of China and should "prepare for the worst."
Idled Thai taxis go green with mini-gardens on car roofs
Two taxi cooperatives now have just 500 cars left plying Bangkok's streets, with 2,500 sitting idle at a number of city sites.
What to know about North Korea’s nuclear program
While President Joe Biden has left the door open for discussions on eliminating North Korea's nuclear weapons, leader Kim Jong Un has shown no interest in picking up again. Meanwhile, he has been busy making his arsenal bigger, deadlier and better able to strike South Korea, Japan, American forces in Asia — and the U.S. mainland.
Nuclear submarine deal will reshape Indo-Pacific relations
Here's what a new security alliance for the US, Australia and Britain might mean for various players.
Tokyo’s COVID-19 count dips below 900; no new cases announced by Japan’s US bases
New coronavirus cases in Tokyo fell below 1,000 on Thursday for the third time in 11 days.
‘Extremely serious’: Japan says flotilla of gun-equipped Chinese ships appeared near Senkakus
The Japanese government filed a protest with Beijing after seven Chinese coast guard ships appeared together last month in waters around disputed southern islets in the East China Sea.