Monthly Archives: June 2011

Asia’s new carriers pick up steam

 By Greg Waldron, Asian Skies  Two big news items today, one about China’s new aircraft carrier, the other about India’s. China, more or less, confirmed its carrier program. Although the former USSR carrier Varyag is clearly visible inDalian – apparently a great view is … Continue reading

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China says will not threaten anyone with modern military

By Kevin Lim SINGAPORE | Sun Jun 5, 2011 12:21pm IST (Reuters) – China’s defence minister sought to reassure Asia Pacific neighbours on Sunday that his country’s growing economic and military power was not a threat, as long-running maritime disputes in the … Continue reading

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Japan’s “Cool Biz” campaign goes ‘Super’ this summer

Working holiday: Officials in aloha shirts work at the Environment Ministry on Wednesday, the first day of the government’s Super Cool Biz energy-saving campaign. The government is now urging office workers to wear light clothing starting in June, one month … Continue reading

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