US and Papua New Guinea sign pact amid Pacific militarisation concerns

Concerns security deal could leave Papua New Guinea stuck between an increasingly hostile US and ChinaThe US has signed a security pact with Papua New Guinea amid concerns inside the country about increasing militarisation as Washington competes with B…


Australia, India, Japan and US take thinly veiled swipe at China

Beijing clearly target of joint statement by Quad group calling for ‘stability in Indo-Pacific maritime domain’The leaders of the Quad group – Australia, India, Japan and the United States – delivered a thinly veiled swipe at Beijing’s behaviour on Sat…


Quad summit cancelled after Joe Biden calls off trip to Australia

Leaders of Japan, India, US and Australia will instead meet on sidelines of the G7 in Hiroshima this weekendGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAnthony Albanese has confirmed the Sydney Quad meeting will not go ahea…