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June 1, 2024 6:13 PM

US shifts focus to China risks; Zelenskiy arrives at Shangri-La Dialogue

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin tried to refocus attention on China's threat in the Asia-Pacific on Saturday, seeking to alleviate concerns that conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza have distracted from America's security commitments in the region. Just hours after Austin spoke at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue, Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskiy arrived in Singapore, where he will address delegates at the security forum on Sunday. In a statement on the social media platform X, he said...

June 1, 2024 11:21 AM

Japan, China defence ministers meet on sidelines of Shangri-La Dialogue

Japanese Defense Minister Minoru Kihara and his Chinese counterpart Dong Jun held bilateral talks on Saturday (June 1) on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. Speaking to Dong during the meeting, Kihara addressed the security concerns over China's increasing military activities in the sea and airspace surrounding Japan. The Shangri-La Dialogue security summit in Singapore runs till Sunday (June 2) and Kihara will deliver a speech in a plenary session about the regional securi...

May 31, 2024 11:03 AM

US-China meeting, Marcos speech in spotlight at Shangri-La Dialogue summit

The Shangri-La Dialogue summit began on Friday as U.S. and China defence chiefs prepared for their first face-to-face meeting in two years and the Philippines' president was set to give a speech expected to touch on sensitive South China Sea claims. The fraught U.S.-China relationship is expected to loom over Asia's top security meeting, as are the wars in Ukraine and Gaza, and the South China Sea tensions. U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrived in Singapore early on Friday. He is expecte...

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