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Philippines says it won't be embroiled in US-China sea spat

Jan 21, 2018

The Philippines says it won't get embroiled in a fresh spat between the U.S. and China involving Beijing's protest of an American warship passing near a Chinese-controlled shoal also claimed by the Philippines

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Myanmar soldiers jailed for killing civilians in rare trial

Jan 21, 2018

Myanmar military has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labor for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state

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China says US warship violated sovereignty near Scarborough

Jan 20, 2018

The Chinese government accused the U.S. of trespassing in its territorial waters when a U.S. guided missile destroyer sailed near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea

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Melted nuclear fuel seen inside second Fukushima reactor

Jan 19, 2018

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says a long telescopic probe has successfully captured images of what is most likely melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors, providing crucial information for its cleanup

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Stocks rise despite looming US government closure

Jan 19, 2018

Modest gains for world shares as US government closure looms, dollar retreats

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Chinese police take away lawyer after letter urging reforms

Jan 19, 2018

The wife of a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer says her husband was taken into police custody Friday morning while taking their son to school

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Uproar over watches threatens Thailand's ruling generals

Jan 19, 2018

Entering their fifth year in power, Thailand's ruling generals may be running out of time and it's not for a lack of watches

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Vietnam postpones China concert that falls on takeover date

Jan 19, 2018

Vietnamese officials say a Friday night concert to mark the anniversary of Chinese and Vietnamese diplomatic relations has been postponed because of an unexpected electrical issue

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Asian shares mixed as US government shutdown threat looms

Jan 19, 2018

Asian stock markets were uneven and the dollar fell following Wall Street's retreat as the threat of a U.S. federal government shutdown loomed

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Duterte threatens to ban deployment of workers to Kuwait

Jan 18, 2018

The Philippine president has threatened to impose a total ban on sending workers to Kuwait because of sexual abuses that have caused some Filipino women to kill themselves

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