Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Australia

Australian documents show French submarine project was at risk for years

Major concerns about delays, cost overruns and suitability had been aired officially and publicly for years, Australian politicians say.

Philippines supports Aussie nuclear sub pact to counter China

It says without an actual presence of nuclear weapons, the Aukus move would not violate a 1995 treaty to keep nuclear arms out of Southeast Asia.

Melbourne construction sites shut down after anti-vaccine mandate protest

Hundreds of people clashed with union officials with bottles and a crate thrown at them, after the Victorian government required all construction workers to have at least one vaccine dose by Friday.

Nuclear subs deal a risk to Nato, says former UK ambassador

EU foreign ministers are due to discuss the new defence pact signed between the US, Australia and Britain, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Why Southeast Asia is so concerned about Australia’s plans for nuclear subs

In particular, Indonesia and Malaysia have come out strongly against Australia’s plan to acquire a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines with the help of the US and UK.

North Korea says US submarine deal, new pact could trigger ‘nuclear arms race’

An official says North Korea 'will certainly take a corresponding counteraction in case it has even a little adverse impact on the security of our country'.

Sydney Covid-19 cases fall as curbs ease in virus hotspots

However, Victoria on Monday reported its biggest daily rise in Covid-19 cases this year.

PM maklum kegusaran kepada Australia berhubung Aukus, gesa elak provokasi

Perdana Menteri Ismail Sabri Yaakob menggesa semua pihak agar mengelakkan sebarang provokasi serta persaingan senjata di rantau ini.

France recalls ambassadors to Australia, US in escalating row

The French ambassador recalls from the US and Australia – key allies of France – are unprecedented.

Uneasiness in Malaysia not ruled out as Australia gets nuclear subs

Thomas Daniel says the Aukus pact is an indication of US commitment in the Asia Pacific.

Malaysia mungkin tidak selesa Australia miliki kapal selam kuasa nuklear

Thomas Daniel berkata perikatan Aukus yang termeterai antara tiga negara itu menunjukkan komitmen Amerika Syarikat di Asia Pasifik.

Indonesia bimbang persaingan senjata selepas perjanjian kapal selam nuklear Australia-AS

Indonesia menggesa Australia untuk terus kekal dengan komitmennya dalam memastikan kestabilan wilayah tersebut.

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