Burma buys 50 fighter jets from China – The Irrawaddy
The Burmese air force continues to expand with the recent procurement of 50 K-8 jet trainer aircraft from China, according to sources within the air force in Meikhtila.
Wary of China, Russia says no to Dalai Lama visit – The Times of India
In yet another manifestation of China’s might, Russian diplomats have met their Chinese counterparts in Delhi to assure Beijing that Moscow won’t allow the Dalai Lama to visit Russia “under the present circumstances”.
North Korea to use force if wronged by UN – China Daily
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will respond with military measures if the UN Security Council releases any document against it over the Cheonan case, its UN ambassador said on Tuesday.
Futenma plan firm, Kan tells Okinawa governor – The Japan Times
Prime Minister Naoto Kan reiterated Tuesday his intention to relocate U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma within Okinawa, telling Gov. Hirokazu Nakaima that the agreement reached by the Hatoyama administration with the U.S. will stand despite the change of Cabinet.
Kan says he will not visit Yasukuni Shrine during tenure – Mainichi Shimbun
Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Tuesday he will make no controversial visit to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine during his tenure.
11 Red Shirt leaders denied bail, remanded at two prisons – The Nation
The 11 red-shirt leaders facing terrorism charges were remanded yesterday for 12 more days after their bail request was denied on grounds of posing a flught risk, sparking a commotion between supporters and police.