The Pacific is not unique in terms of governments shoring up defense capabilities, including major purchases from U.S.-based companies.
It was a disappointing year for Asian equities. Here's what to look for this year.
With Chinese tech stocks selling off and inflation worrying even the Bank of Japan, there are multiple Asia-specific reasons for the decline.
It was a strong Wednesday showing for Asian markets, but the gains still leave Asian shares trading at levels last seen near the start of the year.
We're in the early days of understanding Omicron, and signs suggest it's a variant with slightly different symptoms that are no more severe.
Institutional investors into Asian real estate say they're bullish heading into next year, but their investment intentions demonstrate a distinct lack of appetite for risk.
Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines are reopening their borders, but few visitors have arrived.
However, mainland Chinese stocks were some of the most stable in the region, something of a surprise given power outages and systemic financial risk.
The U.S. president wants to warm the air and reopen communication as U.S.-Chinese relations freeze and even climate talks stall.
Don't underestimate the changing climate in D.C.