France appoints ambassador Christophe Penot to new Indo-Pacific post

Australia, due to its proximity and economic links to China, has been seen as the vanguard of Chinese relations with the west, but is now regarded as a key regional ally for international partners in their attempts to preserve the rules-based order. The US has also significantly escalated its embassy presence in Australia after adding more than a dozen positions in order to use Canberra as a base for its Indo-Pacific operations. Loading The coronavirus has catalysed European anxiety over the Chinese government’s actions in Hong Kong, treatment of Uighur’s…

Beijing slams ‘provocative action’ as US warship sails through South China Sea – South China Morning Post

Beijing slams ‘provocative action’ as US warship sails through South China Sea  South China Morning Post China protests latest US Navy mission in South China Sea  Yahoo News Chinese military accuses US of ‘provocative actions’ in the South China Sea  Daily Mail Japan sends three vessels to South China Sea in anti-submarine exercise  Reuters South China Sea: Tensions erupt as Beijing ORDERS US Navy ship to leave ‘immediately’  Daily Express View Full Coverage on Google News Source link

Chesca Garcia’s sweet post for Doug Kramer on their 12th wedding anniversary

Chesca Garcia’s sweet post for Doug Kramer on their 12th wedding anniversary Doug Kramer never ceases to shower his love and gifts for his family, especially for his wife Chesca. For their 12th wedding anniversary this October 9, he got her a ring and documented the surprise over in his Instagram TV. Chesca then posted a photo of the two of them on top of their billiard table with both of them wearing their pambahay. She thanked Doug for the “surprise in the rice,” and pointing out that these gifts…