THE mystique of Japan's once-feared covert warriors, spread by films and fiction, is embodied today in the world's first winner of a master's degree in ninja studies, who also grows his own crops...

[WASHINGTON] The United States and Australia said on Tuesday they were expanding military cooperation amid soaring tensions with China, vowing a common front between the allies.

[SYDNEY] Lynas, the key source of rare earths outside China, will aim to complete planning work on a rare earths processing plant in Texas by mid-2021 after it won funding from the US Department...

[WASHINGTON] James Taiclet, the new chief executive officer (CEO) at Lockheed Martin, the Pentagon's largest weapons supplier, is keen to use 5G networks to bolster the militaries' autonomous...

[TAICHUNG] Taiwan's air, sea and land forces conducted live-fire exercises simulating the repulsion of an invading force on Thursday, with President Tsai Ing-wen saying it showed their...

SINGAPORE Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) on Wednesday evening announced that its land systems arm has signed an agreement with state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to set up a...

[TOKYO] China has been spreading "disinformation" about the coronavirus and its naval activities are a matter of "grave" concern, Japan said in its annual defence review published on Tuesday.

[SYDNEY] Australia will boost defence spending by 40 per cent over the next 10 years, buying long-range military assets that will be focused on the Indo-Pacific region, Prime Minister Scott...

[BRISBANE] Australia will announce a substantial increase in defence spending and focus on projecting military power in the Indo-Pacific amid escalating tensions with China, in a major policy...

[TOKYO] Japan has scrapped the deployment of a multibillion-dollar US anti-missile system, the government confirmed Thursday, days after saying the programme had been suspended.