Commerce Secretary Gary Locke confirms that the U.S. will lift high-tech nuclear sanctions against India, allowing the resumption of sales of sensitive equipment to India.
Taiwan arrests two Taiwanese men allegedly working for China, adding to the list of growing espionage cases in Taiwan and suggesting that China has infiltrated Taiwan’s Military Intelligence Bureau (MIB).
Taiwan has so far spent $97 million developing the “Wan Chien” or “Ten Thousand Sword” missile system that targets Chinese airfields, harbors, and missile and radar bases across the Strait.
Japan’s Defense Ministry plans on relaxing its self-imposed arms exports ban in an effort to reduce the cost of procuring state-of-the-art defense equipment and enhance Japan's contribution to international peace and humanitarian activities.
China and Vietnam officially launched the Dongxing Trade Zone on November 1, their largest trade zone yet. It is expected to generate over $2 billion RMB in investments.
Korea plans to build offshore wind farms capable of producing the same amount of electricity as two nuclear plants by 2019.
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