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Gavin Williamson at centre of row over chancellor’s cancelled China trip

Senior Conservatives call for defence minister to be reined in after upset in Beijing over his commentsThe defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, was at the centre of a growing cabinet row on Saturday night as senior government sources blamed him for offending the Chinese and causing the cancellation of a crucial trade visit to Beijing by the chancellor, Philip Hammond.Senior Conservatives said it was time to rein in Williamson, who has earned the nickname Private Pike in Whitehall after a series ...
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U.S., China upbeat on trade talks, but South China Sea tensions weigh

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese officials expressed hopes on Monday that a new round of talks would bring them closer to easing their seven-month trade war, but a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea cast a shadow over the negotiations in Beijing. The world's two largest economies are trying to hammer out a deal before a March 1 deadline, after which U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports are scheduled to increase to 25 percent from 10 percent. ...
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China upbeat on U.S. trade talks, but South China Sea tensions weigh

China struck an upbeat note on Monday as trade talks resumed with the United States, but also expressed anger at a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea, casting a shadow over the prospect for improved Beijing-Washington ties.
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U.S. Warships Patrolling Beijing-Claimed Waters Prompt Chinese Protest

China’s foreign ministry said the country’s navy “warned off” off the U.S. warships Monday as they attempted to assert free navigation rights in the disputed South China Sea. The ships sailed close by Mischief Reef, where China has built an airbase on reclaimed land, and the adjacent Second Thomas Shoal, which is occupied by the Philippines.
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US angers China after sailing two warships close to disputed South China Sea islands

China's foreign ministry expressed anger on Monday after two US warships sailed near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea. The ships entered the waters without China's permission, ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a daily news briefing. Beijing and Washington are locked in a trade war and the two sides are trying to hammer out a deal ahead of a March 1 deadline when US tariffs on $200 billion (£155 billion) worth of Chinese imports are scheduled to increase to 25...
Tags: News, Washington, China, US, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, South China Sea, South China, Mischief Reef, Spratly Islands, Hua Chunying, US China, China US, Vietnam the Philippines Brunei Malaysia Indonesia


US warships again challenge Beijing's claims in South China Sea

The United States sailed two warships close to disputed islands in the South China Sea on Monday (Sunday night, ET), a move that is bound to draw the ire of Beijing.
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U.S. destroyers sail in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions

Two U.S. warships sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Monday, a U.S. official told Reuters, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies. Beijing and Washington are locked in a trade war and the two sides are trying to hammer out a deal ahead of a March 1 deadline when U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports are scheduled to increase to 25 percent from 10 percent. Escalating tensions between the U...
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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:
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US warships again challenge China's claims in South China Sea

The United States sailed two warships close to disputed islands in the South China Sea on Monday (Sunday night, ET) , a move that is bound to draw the ire of Beijing.
Tags: China, US, Cnn, United States, South China Sea


US again challenges China's claims in South China Sea

The United States sailed two warships close to disputed islands in the South China Sea on Monday (Sunday night, ET) , a move that is bound to draw the ire of Beijing.
Tags: News, China, US, United States, Stories, South China Sea


AI Arms Race: China is rushing to deploy autonomous AI weapons

AI arms race is now no more a theoretical discussion. A new study has revealed that China which is facing a lot of economic trouble lately, including the slowdown of it’s economy and US imposed tariffs, is rushing to deploy AI arms. Chinese leadership has a strong belief that AI arms would not only help them to make them superior in military power terms, but also could prove a tangible economic broking leverage. While Chinese diplomats and state officials are concerned that deployment of autonom...
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Australia: China has caused “anxiety” in disputed waters

SINGAPORE (AP) — Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne has urged China to resolve tensions in the South China Sea in accordance with international law, and not make countries take sides given its rivalry with the U.S. Pyne said Tuesday that the artificial islands Beijing has been building in the disputed waters has “increased anxiety” and […]
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Australia: China has raised ” anxiety” in disputed waters

SINGAPORE (AP) — Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne urged China on Tuesday to resolve tensions in the South China Sea in accordance with international law, in a swipe after Beijing’s sudden detention of a writer who holds dual citizenship. Pyne said the artificial islands Beijing has been building in the disputed waters has “increased anxiety” […]
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Australia urges Beijing to obey international law in South China Sea

Defence minister Christopher Pyne also makes thinly veiled swipe at ‘oligarchy’ Russia over its annexation of Crimea from UkraineChristopher Pyne is set to call on China to act with greater responsibility in the South China Sea and avoid the “might is right” approach to diplomacy used by isolationist regimes such as Russia.The defence minister will also stress in a speech in Singapore on Monday that no country wants to stifle China’s growth and prosperity in the region, which is playing “host to...
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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:
Tags: News, China, Ap, Beijing, South China Sea


Top US Navy officer urges China to avoid confrontations

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy’s top officer says he urged China to follow international rules at sea to avoid confrontations and insisted that ships should be able to pass safely though disputed areas of the South China Sea and Taiwan Strait. Chief of U.S. Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson told reporters Friday that China […]
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ASEAN ministers rock no boats in Myanmar, South China Sea

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — Foreign ministers of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Friday hewed to the group’s practice of reaching the least provocative consensus possible in discussions of such divisive issues as Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis and China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea. A two-day Foreign Ministers’ Retreat was the […]
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US, UK hold rare joint drills in the South China Sea

The US and the UK finished six days of coordinated drills in the South China Sea on Wednesday, in a move likely to antagonize Beijing, which views a large swathe of the contested sea as its territory.
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US and UK hold joint drills South China Sea

The US and the UK finished six days of coordinated drills in the South China Sea on Wednesday, in a move likely to antagonize Beijing, which views a large swathe of the contested sea as its territory.
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US, UK hold joint drills in South China Sea

The US and the UK finished six days of coordinated drills in the South China Sea on Wednesday, in a move likely to antagonize Beijing, which views a large swathe of the contested sea as its territory.
Tags: UK, News, US, Beijing, Stories, South China Sea, US UK


US, UK hold rare joint drills in the South China Sea

The US and the UK finished six days of coordinated drills in the South China Sea on Wednesday, in a move likely to antagonize Beijing, which views a large swathe of the contested sea as its territory.
Tags: UK, US, Cnn, Beijing, South China Sea, US UK


Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the […]
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Top US Navy officer to visit China amid heightened tensions

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Navy’s top officer will visit China starting Sunday amid increasing frictions in the South China Sea and other issues underscoring their rivalry for dominance in Asia. The Navy says Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson will meet with his counterpart Vice Adm. Shen Jinlong and leaders of China’s Central […]
Tags: Asia, News, Navy, China, Beijing, Nation, US Navy, South China Sea, John Richardson, Nation & World, Vice Adm Shen Jinlong


China's reaction to US Navy operation: We have missiles

China claims to have deployed missiles "capable of targeting medium and large ships" days after the latest US Navy "freedom of navigation" operation near contested islands in the South China Sea, state media announced.
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China on US Navy operation: We have missiles

China claims to have deployed missiles "capable of targeting medium and large ships" days after the latest US Navy "freedom of navigation" operation near contested islands in the South China Sea, state media announced. CNN's Will Ripley reports from Hong Kong on the implications of the latest spat between the US and China.
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China on US Navy moves: We have missiles

China claims to have deployed missiles "capable of targeting medium and large ships" days after the latest US Navy "freedom of navigation" operation near contested islands in the South China Sea, state media announced.
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China's reaction to US Navy operation: We have missiles

China claims to have deployed missiles "capable of targeting medium and large ships" days after the latest US Navy "freedom of navigation" operation near contested islands in the South China Sea, state media announced.
Tags: China, Cnn, US Navy, South China Sea


Cinemax Reveals Premiere Date for Strike Back Season 6

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Cinemax reveals premiere date for Strike Back season 6 Cinemax has officially announced the premiere date for Strike Back‘s upcoming sixth season. Starring Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson and Alin Sumarta, the 10-episode series is scheduled to make its return on January 25. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.p...
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China officer says island fortification driven by threats

BEIJING (AP) — China may further fortify man-made islands in the South China Sea depending on threats faced by the outposts, a Chinese naval officer said Wednesday. Navy academy researcher Senior Capt. Zhang Junshe repeated China’s stance that it has the legal right to take whatever measures it deems appropriate on the islands in the […]
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China protests over US warship sighting as trade talks start

By JOE McDONALD | AP Business Writer BEIJING — Chinese and American officials began talks Monday aimed at ending a bruising trade battle between the world’s two biggest economies, as Beijing complained over the sighting of a U.S. warship in what it said were Chinese waters. It was unclear if the ruckus over the warship might disrupt the working level talks being held at the Chinese Commerce Ministry. The two sides have provided scant information about the discussions. Both sides have expressed o...
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