Map. History of Pacific conflict

16 May 2021
First foreign leader to be hosted by @POTUS will be Japan Prime Minister @sugawitter, announces @WhiteHouse ahead of today's Quad meeting
2 month ago
Russia: Washington's deployment of medium-range missiles in the Asia-Pacific could trigger a new round of arms race
2 month ago
The deployment of US Intermediate-Range missiles in the Asia-Pacific region will entail a response from the Russian Federation, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zakharova said
2 month ago
Pirates attacked the Davide B tanker (flag of Malta) in the Gulf of Guinea and kidnapped 15 of the 21 crew members (sailors - citizens of Ukraine, Romania and the Philippines)
U.S. President Joe Biden will meet on Friday with the leaders of Australia, India and Japan, a group central to his efforts to counter China's growing military and economic power
West Papuans report feeling disturbed by dozens of fully armed paramilitary police at Manokwari port heading to Wasior this week2 month ago
West Papuans report feeling disturbed by dozens of fully armed paramilitary police at Manokwari port heading to Wasior this week
Magnitude 4.9 earthquake felt by thousands in central New Zealand2 month ago
Magnitude 4.9 earthquake felt by thousands in central New Zealand
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 47 km N of Picton, New Zealand
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - Papua, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - Papua, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 58 km ENE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu
State Dept Spox on the first Biden admin meetings with China next week: "We will certainly not pull any punches in discussing our areas of disagreement." He also repeated what we have heard from many Biden officials: the US-China relationship "fundamentally competitive
Four days after the deadly crackdown in Calabarzon, families of 4 slain activists were finally allowed to claim their loved ones' bodies on Thursday, March 11, according to the National Union of Peoples' Lawyers
; Nearly 50,000 people nationwide receive warning from police for violating health protocols on first week of March
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 50 km WSW of Bolitoc, Philippines
Duterte pushes for 'higher policy of family planning': We are the second fastest sa increase in population. We are now 110 million. I really hope we can do something about it in the future
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 49 km WSW of Bolitoc, Philippines
Firefighters battle to keep blaze from forestsry block near Blenheim
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - southeast of the Loyalty Islands
2 month ago
Head of U.S. forces in the Pacific says he wants to add Aegis Ashore to Guam for 360 coverage to protect island from Chinese warships, submarines and bombers. Only missile defense on Guam today is THAAD which gives 120 degree coverage, but oriented toward North Korea, not China
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 84 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 53 km W of Pandan Niog, Philippines
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A car has plunged from a bridge into a creek after a crash with a truck near Maryborough. One person is critical and a rescue helicopter is on scene
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 128 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 84 km N of Isangel, Vanuatu
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 126 km SSE of Popondetta, Papua New Guinea
Sen. King tells top U.S. commander in Pacific he thinks U.S. has allies and China has "customers"
Sen. Cotton asks top U.S. commander in Pacific if China continues to build up nuclear stockpile over next decade would they have more deployed nuclear weapons than U.S. forces "If they would quadruple their stockpile, yes sir," Adm. Davidson admits
@INDOPACOM's Adm. Davidson offers timeline for Beijing's attempt to annex Taiwan as a part of its efforts to supplant U.S. by 2050: "Taiwan is clearly one of their ambitions before then, and I think the threat is manifest in this decade, in fact within the next 6 years
"We have to demonstrate that any ambition China might have & any threat it might put forth toward Guam will come at cost" @INDOPACOM's Adm Davidson, saying Aegis Ashore would help "prevent a cheap shot"
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