East Timor's accusations of Australian espionage have not damaged relations, says Bob Carr
Foreign Minister Bob Carr insists Australia and East Timor remain on good terms despite reports the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) broke into and bugged East Timorese cabinet rooms nine years ago.
US, Australia focused on Indo-Pacific defence
Australia's defence minister says the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan next year will mean a greater focus for Australia on the Asia Pacific.
Australia boosts Myanmar aid, eases restrictions
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced a new $20 million commitment as part of the Australia's aid program for Myanmar.
Burma's military accused of torture in Kachin conflict
Burma's military has been accused of using torture against those allegedly working with rebels in Kachin state.