Category: Asia

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staffMarch 1, 2018

China plans to build nuclear aircraft carrier: reports

Chinese media reports say the country is planning to build a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier capable of remaining at sea for ...

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staffMarch 1, 2018

China lashes out at US over bill promoting Taiwan ties

China lodged an official protest with the United States Thursday, saying it was “strongly dissatisfied” after the U.S. Senate passed ...

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staffFebruary 28, 2018

Philippines’ Duterte says he’s tired, old, wants to cede power early

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Wednesday sought to dispel concerns he will cling to power and become a dictator, saying he ...

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staffFebruary 24, 2018

Nearly two dozen Afghan soldiers killed in multiple attacks

Nearly two dozen Afghan soldiers and three others have been killed in multiple attacks across the country. At least 18 ...

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staffFebruary 24, 2018

Thousands protest deadly drug war in the Philippines

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Manila to protest Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, which has left thousands ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

N.Korean closing Olympics delegation includes man blamed for deadly sinking

North Korea will send a high-level delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, officials said Thursday, including ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

Four arrests over Taiwan’s ‘first’ bitcoin robbery

Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth Twd$5 million ($170,000) in what they said was the ...

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staffFebruary 21, 2018

Philippines to court: Declare communist groups as terrorists

Justice officials have asked a court to formally designate the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing, the ...

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staffFebruary 17, 2018

India, Iran agree to step up efforts to help Afghanistan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed Saturday to step up efforts to bring stability to ...

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staffFebruary 15, 2018

Duterte offers kill bounty for rebels to save on war costs

The Philippine president offered a nearly $500 bounty for each communist rebel killed by government forces to save on anti-insurgency ...