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  • US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

    U.S. forces are undeterred by China’s military buildup on man-made islands in the South China Sea and will continue patrolling the strategic, disputed waters wherever “international law allows us,” said a Navy officer aboard a mammoth U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F-18 fighter jets.

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  • Philippines objects to China's naming of undersea features

    The Philippine government rejects Chinese names given to some undersea features in a vast offshore region where the Philippines has undisputed sovereign rights, the presidential spokesman said Wednesday in a new tiff despite the Asian neighbors’ mended ties.

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  • Philippines objects to China's naming of undersea features

    The Philippine president's spokesman says his government rejects and does not recognize Chinese names given to undersea features in a vast offshore region where the Philippines has undisputed sovereign rights. Spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said Wednesday that the Philippines has already raised...

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  • China charges former rising political star with bribery

    A former Politburo member once seen as a rising star in Chinese politics has been charged with bribery, becoming the highest-ranking serving official to be ensnared by President Xi Jinping’s sweeping anti-corruption campaign, now in its sixth year.

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  • India, China vie for influence as crisis unfolds in Maldives

    As a political crisis plays out in the Maldives, a quiet tug of war is taking place around it, with heavyweights China and India vying for strategic dominance in the picturesque Indian Ocean nation.

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  • India, China vie for influence as crisis unfolds in Maldives

    As a political crisis plays out in the Maldives, a quiet tug of war is taking place around it, with heavyweights China and India vying for strategic dominance in the picturesque Indian Ocean nation. At first glance, Beijing and New Delhi want no part in the turmoil that erupted Feb. 1 when...

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  • The Latest: China dismisses claim it's 'buying up' Maldives

    The Latest on the political crisis in the Maldives (all times local):

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  • The Latest: China dismisses claim it's 'buying up' Maldives

    The Latest on the political crisis in the Maldives (all times local): 3:35 p.m. China is dismissing accusations from the former leader of the Maldives that it is attempting to effectively buy up the Indian Ocean island state and eliminate its sovereignty. Foreign Ministry spokesman...

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  • Retired cardinal hits back at Vatican over deal with China

    The retired archbishop of Hong Kong has slammed the Holy See's negotiations with Beijing as a "catastrophe" that would bring suffering to millions of worshippers, as a bitter dispute inside the Roman Catholic Church over its future in China escalates in a dramatic fashion. Cardinal Joseph...

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  • Retired cardinal hits back at Vatican over deal with China

    The retired archbishop of Hong Kong has slammed the Holy See's negotiations with Beijing as a "catastrophe" that would bring suffering to millions of worshippers, as a bitter dispute inside the Roman Catholic Church over its future in China escalates in a dramatic fashion. Cardinal Joseph...

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  • China: Trade probe of US sorghum 'normal' investigation

    A Chinese government spokesman says an anti-dumping probe of U.S. sorghum imports is a "normal case of trade remedy" following suggestions it might be retaliation for Washington's investigation of Chinese steel and other goods. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Monday that...

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