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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Japan aid headed for Mekong regionForeign Minister Fumio Kishida met with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha before
Japan aid headed for Mekong region
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 hours ago
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida met with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha before announcing the Mekong initiative at a speech at Chulalongkorn University on Monday. (Government House photo) Related Stories Japan wants to work with countries in the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Miriam cites gains in human rights issuesMiriam cites gains in human rights issues Include human rights concerns on you
Miriam cites gains in human rights issues
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Miriam cites gains in human rights issues Include human rights concerns on your list of priorities, presidential candidate Miriam Defensor Santiago yesterday dared her fellow candidates in the May 9 elections, lamenting that three of the five... Read more
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The Star
Japan to support Mekong countries with $7 bln over three yearsBANGKOK (Reuters) - Japan wants to work with countries in the lower Mekong rive
Japan to support Mekong countries with $7 bln over three years
The Star / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Japan wants to work with countries in the lower Mekong river basin and will help them improve infrastructure and bolster development with 750 billion yen (4.8 billion pounds) in aid over three years, its foreign minister said on... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan to support Mekong countries with $7 bln over three yearsBANGKOK (Reuters) - Japan wants to work with countries in the lower Mekong rive
Japan to support Mekong countries with $7 bln over three years
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Japan wants to work with countries in the lower Mekong river basin and will help them improve infrastructure and bolster development with 750 billion yen (4.82 billion pounds) in aid over three years, its foreign minister said on... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Japan to support Mekong region with $7bn over 3 yearsForeign Minister Fumio Kishida met with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha before
Japan to support Mekong region with $7bn over 3 years
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida met with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha before announcing the Mekong initiative at a speech at Chulalongkorn University on Monday. (Government House photo) Related Stories Japan wants to work with countries in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan to support Mekong countries with US$7 bln over three yearsBANGKOK: Japan wants to work with countries in the lower Mekong river basin and
Japan to support Mekong countries with US$7 bln over three years
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK: Japan wants to work with countries in the lower Mekong river basin and will help them improve infrastructure and bolster development with 750 billion yen (4.82 billion pounds) in aid over three years, its foreign minister said on... Read more
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Reuters
Japan to support Mekong countries with $7 billion over three yearsBANGKOK Japan wants to work with countries in the lower Mekong river basin and
Japan to support Mekong countries with $7 billion over three years
Reuters / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK Japan wants to work with countries in the lower Mekong river basin and will help them improve infrastructure and bolster development with 750 billion yen ($7 billion) in aid over three years, its foreign minister said on Monday. Foreign... Read more
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Daily Herald
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and w
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China's recent construction of artificial... Read more
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Inquirier.net
South China Sea Watch: Will China build on disputed shoal?In this 2012 file photo, protesters display placards during their rally outside
South China Sea Watch: Will China build on disputed shoal?
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
In this 2012 file photo, protesters display placards during their rally outside the Chinese Consulate at the financial district of Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines to accuse poaching by Chinese fishermen at the disputed Scarborough Shoal in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and w
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China's recent construction of artificial... Read more
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The Economic Times
South China Sea: Will China build on disputed shoal?Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and w
South China Sea: Will China build on disputed shoal?
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China's recent construction of artificial... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and w
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China's recent construction of artificial... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and w
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China's recent construction of artificial... Read more
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ABC News
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China Build on Disputed Shoal?Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and w
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China Build on Disputed Shoal?
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China's recent construction of artificial... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and w
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China's recent construction of artificial... Read more
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Variety
Foreign Box Office: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Debuts to Massive $200.2 Million“Captain America: Civil War” dominated the foreign box office, launching to a m
Foreign Box Office: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Debuts to Massive $200.2 Million
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
“Captain America: Civil War” dominated the foreign box office, launching to a massive $200.2 million in its first weekend of overseas release, and kicking off the summer movie season on a high note. The Disney and Marvel superhero adventure is... Read more
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Business Insider
Donald Trump has pivoted — it's just not the pivot you were looking forIt's been one of the top political conversations of the last two weeks: Is Dona
Donald Trump has pivoted — it's just not the pivot you were looking for
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
It's been one of the top political conversations of the last two weeks: Is Donald Trump "pivoting" or not? But then Trump returned to the rambling and the insults and the nicknames, calling Cruz "Lyin' Ted" again and railing against John Kasich's... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
China, Japan hold FM talks to improve strained ties(ATTN: ADDS meetings with Chinese premier, state councilor in paras 7-9) BEIJI
China, Japan hold FM talks to improve strained ties
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 days ago
(ATTN: ADDS meetings with Chinese premier, state councilor in paras 7-9) BEIJING, April 30 (Yonhap) -- The foreign ministers of China and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Saturday with the aim of improving ties strained by territorial and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Binay strategy: Campaign ‘til last hourMANILA, Philippines – With just a week before the elections, opposition preside
Binay strategy: Campaign ‘til last hour
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – With just a week before the elections, opposition presidential bet Vice President Jejomar Binay intends to campaign until the last hour even as he reiterated his confidence that he will win the presidential race. “Campaign and... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale discusses built heritageApril 30, 2016 8:58 pm The Philippines’ participation at the 15th Internationa
PH Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale discusses built heritage
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
April 30, 2016 8:58 pm The Philippines’ participation at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale Di Venezia has started a conversation about the nation’s built... Read more
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The Economic Times
China denies entry to US aircraft carrier in Hong KongBEIJING: Amid escalating tensions in the South China Sea, China today denied pe
China denies entry to US aircraft carrier in Hong Kong
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING: Amid escalating tensions in the South China Sea, China today denied permission to a US aircraft carrier to make a port call in Hong Kong, a US consulate official said. The Chinese Foreign Ministry told the US last night the visit by the USS... Read more
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The Hindu
Russia backs China on SCS; says no to external interference alluding to U.S.Lavrov tells his counterpart Wang Yi that the issue must be solved peacefully t
Russia backs China on SCS; says no to external interference alluding to U.S.
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Lavrov tells his counterpart Wang Yi that the issue must be solved peacefully through political means between parties directly concerned. Russia on Friday backed China’s stand on the disputed South China Sea (SCS) issue and said ‘external’ forces... Read more
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The Manila Times
China backs dialogue with ASEAN on sea rowApril 29, 2016 10:25 pm SINGAPORE: China urged Southeast Asian nations on Thur
China backs dialogue with ASEAN on sea row
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
April 29, 2016 10:25 pm SINGAPORE: China urged Southeast Asian nations on Thursday to resolve territorial disputes through dialogue and repeated a warning of “negative consequences” if the Philippines wins... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. urges ASEAN unity on South China Sea ruling; warns China on reputationLao's Minister in Government's Office Alounkeo Kittikhoun (L-R), Malaysia's Sec
U.S. urges ASEAN unity on South China Sea ruling; warns China on reputation
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
Lao's Minister in Government's Office Alounkeo Kittikhoun (L-R), Malaysia's Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs Othman Hashim, Myanmar's Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs U Aung Lynn, Thailand's Deputy Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Settle sea row peacefully, US urges partiesWASHINGTON – All the countries with conflicting claims to the South China Sea a
Settle sea row peacefully, US urges parties
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON – All the countries with conflicting claims to the South China Sea are entitled to equal rights irrespective of their size or strength and these claims should be decided on legal merits, US Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken... Read more
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Sun Star
Tourism continues to thriveTRAVEL to the Philippines next month will not be hampered by the May 9 election
Tourism continues to thrive
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
TRAVEL to the Philippines next month will not be hampered by the May 9 elections, tourism stakeholders in Cebu said, amid the travel advisories issued by other countries. Alice Queblatin, Tourism Congress travel and tours sector vice-president for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China warns Southeast Asia over maritime disputeSINGAPORE: China urged Southeast Asian nations on Thursday (Apr 28) to resolve
China warns Southeast Asia over maritime dispute
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: China urged Southeast Asian nations on Thursday (Apr 28) to resolve territorial disputes through dialogue and repeated a warning of "negative consequences" if the Philippines wins an arbitration case in The Hague. Four ASEAN member states... Read more
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Rappler
China warns Southeast Asia over maritime disputeLIU ZHENMIN. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin speaks to reporters duri
China warns Southeast Asia over maritime dispute
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
LIU ZHENMIN. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin speaks to reporters during a press briefing at the 11th ASEAN-China Senior Officials meeting at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore, April 28, 2016. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA SINGAPORE – China... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte open to ‘toning down’ Constitution to accommodate foreign investors (MB FILE) Davao Mayor and Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte (JOHN JEROME
Duterte open to ‘toning down’ Constitution to accommodate foreign investors
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
(MB FILE) Davao Mayor and Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte (JOHN JEROME GANZON)Duterte PDP-LABAN standard bearer and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he is open... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US attempt to isolate China in South China Sea doomed to fail China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi recently paid visits to Brunei, Cambodia and
US attempt to isolate China in South China Sea doomed to fail
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi recently paid visits to Brunei, Cambodia and Laos, during which he exchanged views with all parties on the situation in the South China Sea. He announced... Read more
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dna
China, Indonesia to boost security ties despite South China Sea spatChinese and Indonesian officials pledged to boost security ties, marine coopera
China, Indonesia to boost security ties despite South China Sea spat
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Chinese and Indonesian officials pledged to boost security ties, marine cooperation and infrastructure investment, state media reported on Tuesday, after a diplomatic spat over what Indonesia called a breach of its sovereignty by the Chinese... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Washington symposium to assess Aquino presidencyWASHINGTON, D.C.— A symposium evaluating the work of the Aquino Administration,
Washington symposium to assess Aquino presidency
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C.— A symposium evaluating the work of the Aquino Administration, as well as the opportunities and challenges for the Philippines will be held at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies SAIS Rome Auditorium on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China, Indonesia to boost security ties despite South China Sea spatBEIJING: Chinese and Indonesian officials pledged to boost security ties, marin
China, Indonesia to boost security ties despite South China Sea spat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
BEIJING: Chinese and Indonesian officials pledged to boost security ties, marine cooperation and infrastructure investment, state media reported on Tuesday, after a diplomatic spat over what Indonesia called a breach of its sovereignty by the Chinese... Read more
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Calcutta News
China’s strong message to U.S. over South China Sea dispute: Beware!to U.S. over South China Sea dispute: Beware! BEIJING, China - China has yet a
China’s strong message to U.S. over South China Sea dispute: Beware!
Calcutta News / Posted 7 days ago
to U.S. over South China Sea dispute: Beware! BEIJING, China - China has yet again locked horns with United States over the South China Sea dispute and this time has lashed out at U.S. over reports of its flight mission over the disputed... Read more
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Japan Today
Kishida says China's maritime expansion making world 'worried' ‹ Japan TodayJapanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking ahead of a visit to Beijing,
Kishida says China's maritime expansion making world 'worried' ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 7 days ago
Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking ahead of a visit to Beijing, said on Monday China was making the world “worried” with its military buildup and maritime expansion in the East and South China Seas. Ties between China and Japan, the... Read more
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DW
Japan: World 'greatly worried' over China's maritime expansion |Speaking ahead of a visit to Beijing, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida o
Japan: World 'greatly worried' over China's maritime expansion |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
Speaking ahead of a visit to Beijing, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday said China's activities had "not only people in Japan, but countries in the Asia-Pacific region and the international community greatly worried." Relations... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rape jokes, trash-talk & Philippines presidential electionMissionary Jacqueline Hamill before she was "raped and had her throat slit whil
Rape jokes, trash-talk & Philippines presidential election
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
Missionary Jacqueline Hamill before she was "raped and had her throat slit while ministering in the jails in southern Philippines in a 1989 hostage taking" (Source: Facebook of fellow missionary Robin Haines Merrill) Jokes about jailhouse rape of... Read more
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Sun Star
Nalzaro: Duterte’s demeanor bringing him downDUE to the early deadline, we were not able to give an update on the third and
Nalzaro: Duterte’s demeanor bringing him down
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
DUE to the early deadline, we were not able to give an update on the third and final leg of the presidential debate last night in Dagupan City, Pangasinan under the auspices of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the ABS-CBN network. Our... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India following ‘tricky two-sided’ China policy: Chinese mediaAccusing India of following a “tricky two-sided” China policy to “maximise gain
India following ‘tricky two-sided’ China policy: Chinese media
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
Accusing India of following a “tricky two-sided” China policy to “maximise gains at minimum costs”, an article in the Chinese state media has said India’s stand on a negotiated settlement in the disputed South China Sea is aimed at securing... Read more
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The Financial Express
India following ‘tricky two-sided’ China policy: Chinese mediaChina opposes the Philippines’ arbitration under the UN Convention on Law of Se
India following ‘tricky two-sided’ China policy: Chinese media
The Financial Express / Posted 8 days ago
China opposes the Philippines’ arbitration under the UN Convention on Law of Seas (UNCLOS) on the SCS but is open for a negotiated settlement. (Reuters) Accusing India of following a “tricky two-sided” China policy to “maximise gains at minimum... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan says China's maritime expansion making the world 'greatly worried'TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking ahead of a
Japan says China's maritime expansion making the world 'greatly worried'
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking ahead of a visit to Beijing, said on Monday China was making the world "worried" with its military buildup and maritime expansion in the East and South China Seas. Ties between... Read more
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The Economic Times
India following 'tricky two-sided' China policy: Chinese mediaBEIJING: Accusing India of following a "tricky two-sided" China policy to "maxi
India following 'tricky two-sided' China policy: Chinese media
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
BEIJING: Accusing India of following a "tricky two-sided" China policy to "maximise gains at minimum costs", an article in the state media here said India's stand on a negotiated settlement in the disputed South China Sea is aimed at securing... Read more
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Sky News Australia
China expansion the 'great worry'Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking before a visit to Beijing, sa
China expansion the 'great worry'
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking before a visit to Beijing, said China was making the world "worried" with its military build-up and maritime expansion in the East and South China Seas. Ties between China and Japan, the world's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan says China's maritime expansion making the world 'greatly worried'TOKYO: Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking ahead of a visit to Be
Japan says China's maritime expansion making the world 'greatly worried'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
TOKYO: Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking ahead of a visit to Beijing, said on Monday China was making the world "worried" with its military buildup and maritime expansion in the East and South China Seas. Ties between China and... Read more
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The Star
Japan says China's maritime expansion making the world 'greatly worried'TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking ahead of a
Japan says China's maritime expansion making the world 'greatly worried'
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking ahead of a visit to Beijing, said on Monday China was making the world "worried" with its military buildup and maritime expansion in the East and South China Seas. Ties between... Read more
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Canberra Times
South China Sea dispute 'not a China-ASEAN problem'Bangkok: Chinese diplomatic pressure has forced a formal split in the Associati
South China Sea dispute 'not a China-ASEAN problem'
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
Bangkok: Chinese diplomatic pressure has forced a formal split in the Association of South-East Asian Nations over how the 10-member group responds to Beijing's claim to almost all of the South China Sea. In dispute: An aerial view of... Read more
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Reuters
Japan says China's maritime expansion making the world 'greatly worried'Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Ree
Japan says China's maritime expansion making the world 'greatly worried'
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy... Read more
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Brisbane Times
South China Sea dispute 'not a China-ASEAN problem'Bangkok: Chinese diplomatic pressure has forced a formal split in the Associati
South China Sea dispute 'not a China-ASEAN problem'
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
Bangkok: Chinese diplomatic pressure has forced a formal split in the Association of South-East Asian Nations over how the 10-member group responds to Beijing's claim to almost all of the South China Sea. In dispute: An aerial view of... Read more
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The Age
South China Sea dispute 'not a China-ASEAN problem'In dispute: An aerial view of Taiwan-controlled Taiping island, also known as I
South China Sea dispute 'not a China-ASEAN problem'
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
In dispute: An aerial view of Taiwan-controlled Taiping island, also known as Itu Aba, in the Spratly archipelago. Photo: AP Bangkok: Chinese diplomatic pressure has forced a formal split in the Association of South-East Asian Nations over how the... Read more
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dna
China says Brunei, Cambodia, Laos agree sea dispute must not hurt tiesChina has agreed with Brunei, Cambodia and Laos that the South China Sea (SCS)
China says Brunei, Cambodia, Laos agree sea dispute must not hurt ties
dna / Posted 8 days ago
China has agreed with Brunei, Cambodia and Laos that the South China Sea (SCS) territorial dispute should not affect relations between China and the Association of South East Asian National (ASEAN), China's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday. Four... Read more
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