Guam boy, 10, dies as Covid outbreak threatens country’s health system

The 1,156 infections from the ship are not counted in Guam’s domestic total, but Guam officials have publicly detailed nearly 250 military-linked cases on the island, including 35 airmen who went to local restaurants, raising concerns about military personnel as vectors for the virus.

Analysis: China’s rise takes the world into uncharted waters

Japan formally surrendered 75 years ago this week on board the USS Missouri, its empire-building ambitions in tatters after U.S. atomic bombs leveled two cities, ushering in the nuclear age. Chinese leaders marked the anniversary Thursday in a brief and solemn ceremony at a memorial hall that remembers those who fought the Japanese.

Act now or coronavirus will sentence more prisoners to death, say experts

In June, just as Covid-19 infection rates nationally were ticking up among incarcerated populations, the San Francisco judicial council ended a broader zero-bail policy, instead allowing counties to decide whether to keep it. In mid-August, the US supreme court has weighed in on coronavirus safety measures in jails. The court’s five conservative justices sided with […]

South China Sea dispute: China lands bombers on island

Why is the South China Sea contentious? China’s ‘globalised’ military power China’s Xi inspects massive naval display Experts from the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) said a video from the Chinese Communist Party’s People’s Daily newspaper showed an H-6K landing and taking off from a base on Woody Island, the largest of the Paracel Islands.

Eyeing China, India-Japan ink mutual military logistics pact

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, who held a telephonic conversation earlier in the day, welcomed the signing of the “Agreement on Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services” between the Indian Armed Forces and the Self-Defense Forces of Japan.

At 82, My Grandmother Has Lost Her Husband — And The World As She Knows It

As war erupted again, they learned to love, building a family that went on to include three more children. Lệ Khanh taught cooking and home economics at a high school, while Sâm’s printing business flourished, allowing them to build a three-story home and carve out a middle-class life in Sài Gòn. It didn’t last for […]

With China in mind, Abe departs with military pact with India

This has not deterred China from pursuing its assertiveness on a host of regional issues, even though many countries in Asia like India, Japan, South Korea and also in Europe such as France and Germany are looking to shift their production bases from China either back to their home countries or other countries.

America’s Oldest World War II Veteran Receives Flyover for 111th Birthday

Happy 111th Birthday to Mr. Lawrence Brooks of New Orleans, LA! While we weren’t able to have our usual birthday party at the Museum this year, we were able to host a socially distanced celebration that he could view safely from his porch.