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‘China won’t give up inch of territory’

Xi tells Mattis need cooperation not confrontation BEIJING, June 27, (RTRS): China is committed to peace and won’t cause “chaos” in the world, but cannot give up even an inch of territory that the country’s ancestors have left behind, Chinese President Xi Jinping told US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on …

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Xi extolls free trade at Asia meet

Bloc seeks to challenge Western-led order QINGDAO, China, June 10, (Agencies): Chinese President Xi Jinping extolled free trade and criticized “selfish, short-sighted” policies Sunday during a closely orchestrated gathering of a Beijing-led bloc, standing in stark contrast with the G-7 summit that ended in disarray over trade tensions. “We should …

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US tensions bring Xi, Putin closer

Manila protests China seizure of Filipinos’ fish catch BEIJING, June 9, (Agencies): President Xi Jinping gave China’s first friendship medal to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday as the neighbouring giants touted their close ties amid diplomatic and economic challenges from the US. Xi placed the large golden medal around …

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Philippine lawmakers condemn action

US criticizes China’s continued militarization of disputed waters BEIJING, May 20, (Agencies): Th e Pentagon criticized what it called China’s “continued militarization” of island outposts in the disputed South China Sea, where the Chinese air force landed longrange bombers for the first time, putting entire Southeast Asia within their range. …

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Wish we were Indians … and Chinese!!

WE were brought up based on the saying of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), “Is not amongst us who scams us?” This is the way we are wired. We wish to see our ‘Awqaf’ fanatic ministry and our multi-million fanatic societies to launch a campaign against scammers living amongst us, instead of …

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Crackdown shakes Chinese city’s ‘Little Africa’

Guangzhou, May 6, 2018 (AFP) -The Ghanaian university student was roused after midnight by police shouting and pounding on his door in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, where a crackdown on illegal immigration has left many residents of its “Little Africa” neighbourhood feeling scared and angry. After demanding to …

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Cambodia police arrest 119 Chinese over telecoms fraud

PHNOM PENH, April 23 (Reuters) – Dozens of Chinese have been arrested in Cambodia on suspicion of extorting money from people in China via a telecoms scam, police said on Monday. The arrests at two locations in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on Sunday are the latest in an ongoing battle …

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Wind topples giant bronze statue of China’s first emperor

Beijing, April 9, 2018 (AFP) -A strong gale-force wind has toppled a giant statue of China’s first emperor Qin Shi Huang and flattened its face at a popular tourist site in eastern Shandong province. The 19-meter (62-foot) bronze replica of the monarch — who was the first to unify warring …

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China enforces ban on online Bible sales

Beijing, April 6, 2018 (AFP) -Bibles have been pulled from Chinese online retailers in “recent days”, merchants told AFP on Friday, as Communist authorities ramp up control over religious worship. The clamp down on “illegally published books” also comes as the Vatican and Beijing negotiate a historic agreement on the …

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China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific

BEIJING (AP) — China’s defunct Tiangong 1 space station mostly burned up on re-entry Monday into the atmosphere over the central South Pacific, Chinese space authorities said. The experimental space laboratory re-entered around 8:15 a.m. Beijing time, the China Manned Space Engineering Office said. Scientists monitoring the craft’s disintegrating orbit …

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