Category : Defence

Three crewmembers of a Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter are safe after ditching their helicopter in the Philippine Sea during a routine flight overnight.

The aircraft was operating from HMAS Brisbane as part of a Regional Presence Deployment with HMAS Warramunga, when the crew conducted an emergency landing in the water. 

Article: https://www.australiandefence.com.au/news/ran-mh-60r-seahawk-helicopter-ditches-in-the-philippine-sea
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Category : News

Chinese government-controlled media has threatened Australia with further trade strikes after former prime minister Tony Abbott accused Beijing of bullying Taiwan and claimed China could “lash out disastrously” if it was not stopped.

China Daily, which is managed by China’s State Council Information Office and is seen as a forward indicator of Chinese government international positioning, said in an editorial that Abbott’s visit to Taiwan last week was a provocation that had smeared the mainland and risked “dragging Australia deeper into the mess of its own making”.

Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/australia/300429029/worst-is-yet-to-come-chinese-media-issues-fresh-threats-of-trade-strikes-against-australia
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Category : News
Author: Reuters

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday its newly formed advisory group on dangerous pathogens may be "our last chance" to determine the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and called for cooperation from China.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2021/10/coronavirus-china-tells-who-to-look-in-other-places-for-origin-of-covid-19.html
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Category : Opinion
Author: Alexander Gillespie

OPINION: The political temperature is rising in the South China Sea, and its effects will be felt in the South Pacific before long.

Recent incursions by the Chinese air force into Taiwan’s air defence zone have ratcheted up already tense relations, with the US and Australia both warning China about undermining regional peace and stability.

Article: https://theconversation.com/taiwan-is-becoming-a-flashpoint-for-china-and-the-west-how-does-new-zealand-respond-169532
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Category : News
Author: GBNews

Nana Akua questions whether electric cars are really the answer when it comes to the climate issue.

Article: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5tn-RFX8-w
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Category : News
Author: Reuters

Taiwan will keep bolstering its defences to ensure nobody can force the island to accept the path China has laid down that offers neither freedom nor democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen said today, in a strong riposte to Beijing.

Article: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/world/453279/taiwan-won-t-be-forced-to-bow-to-china-president-says
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Category : News
Author: Reuters

Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed on Saturday to achieve "peaceful reunification" with Taiwan, and did not directly mention the use of force after a week of tensions with the Chinese-claimed island that sparked international concern. 

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2021/10/chinese-president-xi-jinping-vows-reunification-with-taiwan.html
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Category : News
Author: WION - China Unsensored

China has hardened its stance on Taiwan. Chinese president Xi Jinping has vowed to reunify Taiwan. Remember this comes amidst the heightened tensions as Chinese jets made record incursions into Taiwan's air defence zone.

Article: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wj6seebvasw
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