Aceh remains a powder keg, says Amnesty International

JAKARTA, April 22 (UPI) -- Amnesty International has warned that violence could erupt again in Indonesia's restive Aceh province unless the government and nationalists address their human rights abuses.

India needs energy infrastructure

NEW DELHI, April 16 (UPI) -- India should consider developing infrastructure to deal with supply and demand issues in its energy sector, said a Shell top executive.
Kerry meets Japanese foreign minister

Kerry meets Japanese foreign minister

TOKYO, April 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in Japan Sunday the goal of both China and South Korea is North Korea's denuclearization.

Canada pushes for energy trade with Asia

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 5 (UPI) -- Canada will lead a trade mission to China and Japan next week to promote itself as an energy superpower, a government official announced.

Singapore seeks Sidewinder missiles

SINGAPORE, April 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency reports that Singapore is seeking the purchase of 20 AIM 9X-2 Sidewinder Block II All Up Round Missiles.

Saab, Malaysian firm sign MOU

LINKOPING, Sweden, March 27 (UPI) -- Saab of Sweden and Malaysia's DRB-HICOM have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore military and commercial aerospace opportunities.

U.S., Brunei warm to low-carbon economy

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei, March 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. and Brunei governments will work to promote the development of renewable energy in East Asia, the U.S. Energy Department said.

Embraer seeks larger executive jet market

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer is aiming to expand its share of an international executive market that is seeing more players than a decade earlier.
Obama praises Panetta in send-off

Obama praises Panetta in send-off

FORT MYER, Va., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama, in a ceremony Friday honoring Leon Panetta, praised the outgoing defense secretary for "keeping America safe."

Japan has concerns on F-35 sales

TOKYO, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Tokyo is concerned that the F-35 sales, which contain Japanese components, might violate Japanese legal prohibitions on weapons exports to designated countries.

China criticizes H. Clinton comments

BEIJING, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- China's official Xinhua News Agency Monday attacked U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's comments on Japan's administration of the Senkaku Islands.

Chevron buys Chinese gas acreage

SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Exploring new blocks acquired by a Chevron subsidiary in China will help the company expand its regional natural gas footprint, an executive said.

Experts call for S. Korea consultations

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The United States should speed up talks with Seoul on issues such as North Korea with the election of Park Geun-hye as South Korean president, experts said.

New leader stresses national security

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Park Geun-hye, elected South Korea's first woman president, Thursday put national security at the top of her agenda because of the threat from North Korea.

Park claims presidency in S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Park Geun-hye, daughter of Park Chung-hee, who ruled South Korea for 18 years, claimed victory Wednesday in the country's presidential election.
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