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  • Here’s A (Military) Solution to China’s Vast Claims in the South China Sea

    Michael Peck Security, America should sell high-tech rockets to the Philippines? Here’s another American solution to China’s claims over the South China Sea: offer long-range rockets to the Philippines. The United States and the Philippines have been discussing whether the Filipino military should buy the High-Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), a multiple rocket launcher used by the United States and other nations, according to the South China Morning Post. “If deployed, the...

    The National Interest
  • China cancels U.S. pork import order as U.S.-China trade war drags on

    The same week U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping increases on tariffs against Chinese goods, Chinese buyers dropped orders for 3,247 metric tonnes of U.S. pork - the biggest cancellation in more than a year, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data released on Thursday.

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  • China's attention to U.S. Navy operations in South China Sea sometimes unwarranted, U.S. says

    The head of operations of the United States Navy said on Wednesday that its freedom of navigation operations in the disputed South China Sea get more attention than they deserve.

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  • China's Huawei restricted from using U.S. suppliers

    The Trump administration on Thursday officially added China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to a trade blacklist, immediately enacting restrictions that will make it extremely difficult for the telecom giant to do business with U.S. companies.

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  • News anchor recounts Trump’s Kanye-level tantrum

    President Trump stormed out of a meeting with congressional leaders after just three minutes, claiming he could not discuss infrastructure policy unless Congress halted its work overseeing the executive branch. MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent, Ari Melber, breaks down how even though Trump claims he doesn’t “do coverups”, the Mueller report documents Trump and his aides lying, sometimes in the form of felonies and obstruction.

    MSNBC.com
  • Tech We’re Using: Capturing What’s Online in China Before It Vanishes

    It’s important to preserve snapshots of China’s internet before they vanish without a trace, says Raymond Zhong, a Times tech reporter in Beijing.

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  • Chinese media says it’s now ’embarrassing’ to use an iPhone in China

    Using an iPhone in China is now seen as embarrassing by some consumers, says a local report. The combined impact of the Trump administration’s trade war on China and export blacklisting of Huawei is further strengthening the ‘Boycott Apple’ movement in the country

    9to5Mac