- World ·
September 26, 2023 · 6:39 AM UTC· ago
China is willing to play a "constructive" role in the success of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in San Francisco, its top diplomat said on Tuesday, after President Xi Jinping's absence at the annual Group of 20 summit in India.
- SustainabilityAustralia to help finance Tonga port as climate worsens Pacific infrastructure gap
Australia said it will grant A$31 million ($20 million) to Tonga to complete a vital port upgrade, boosting funds from the Asian Development Bank, as Canberra focuses on building climate resilient infrastructure.
- Asia PacificSouth Korea holds rare military parade, warns North over nuclear threat
South Korea kicked off its first large-scale military parade in a decade on Tuesday, with weapons ranging from ballistic missiles to attack helicopters due to roll through Seoul in a show of force as it takes a tougher stance against North Korea.