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(Source: Navy News Service)
China and Southeast Asian nations have agreed to set up a foreign ministers' hotline to tackle emergencies in the disputed South China Sea, a senior official of
The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC (Retd), together with the Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert, MP,
The Royal Thai Navy claims it urgently needs more submarines to compete with other Asian countries.
The assistant commander made the claim aimed at persuading