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Indo-Pacific News 25m
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“India has been following a clear policy of maintaining good relationship with neighbouring countries. It is not a new approach”. “At times, situations arise with China. It has happened before,” He insisting that India was striving to make sure “tension does not escalate”.
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Indo-Pacific News 25m
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Hundreds of Indian and Chinese troops are involved in the latest face-off concentrated in India’s Ladakh region just opposite Tibet. The two countries have several disputes along their 3,500km (2,175 miles) border.
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Indo-Pacific News 25m
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India will not let its “pride be hurt” in its latest border flare-ups with China but is determined to settle the dispute through talks between the giant neighbours, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said.
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will defend its ‘pride’ in border flare-up with , minister says Tensions on the China-India border have flared again in recent weeks India’s defence minister says negotiations with China were happening at ‘military and diplomatic levels’
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Li Yongxuan, the vice captain of the Shandong aircraft carrier, told CCTV that the Shandong urgently needed to develop its capabilities. “We need to integrate the Shandong aircraft carrier combat group into the overall combat system as early as possible.
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China’s state broadcaster CCTV did not disclose the exact location of the sea trial, but a notice from the Dalian Maritime Safety Administration said it was in the northern part of the Yellow Sea.
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’s first home-made aircraft carrier the Shandong begins sea trials Training was disrupted by the pandemic, but the vessel is now carrying out its first exercises at sea Footage on state television shows fighter jets practising take-offs & landings
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Indo-Pacific News 1h
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vows to hit back at over any action on national security law Foreign ministry says bill for the city is Beijing’s concern & it won't accept foreign interference Bring it on, US can cause major damage to in HK if they want to
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Indo-Pacific News 1h
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“I think the Chinese side is waiting for a more detailed plan from Trump and will come up with a more precise retaliation in response,” said Tian Feilong, a law professor with Beihang University in Beijing.
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Indo-Pacific News 1h
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Trump said the US will begin eliminating the special customs & travel exemptions the city enjoys after deciding that HK is “no longer autonomous” from mainland China. The move will affect “the full range of agreements” the US has with Hong Kong “with few exceptions”, he said.
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may play waiting game before responding to Trump’s pledge Trump will start removing the city’s special status Observers say may choose to wait to see what White House will do before responding with tit-for-tat measures
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Indo-Pacific News May 30
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Asia maritime expert Gregory Poling of the U.S. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) said Indonesia's letter was significant because none of the Philippines' neighbors had explicitly backed its 2016 arbitral win against China.
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Indo-Pacific News May 30
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In a letter addressed to U.N. Secretary General António Guterres on Tuesday (May 26), the Indonesians pointed out the "nine-dash line" issued by Beijing "lacks international legal basis" and contradicts the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS 1982).
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rejects 's claims Indonesia raises 2016 Hague ruling in letter to head of , expressing opposition to ’s nine-dash line
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Indo-Pacific News 2h
won’t follow Trump into a trade war over While the president is threatening action against , the EU wants an investment deal this year. Typical, EU political / financial class only cares about trade & exports above everything else
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Indo-Pacific News 2h
That remains to be seen. If it were so easy, China would it have attacked Taiwan already.
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Indo-Pacific News 3h
With the present administration, it is very predictable, they'll defend Taiwan.
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Indo-Pacific News 3h
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"No doubt" is out of place. If anything, it depends on US resolve, which varies a lot, but also Taiwan finally woke up and that makes a difference. And what happens if Taiwan develops nukes? "No doubt" is totally out of place. "No doubt" is conceding to China in advance.
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Indo-Pacific News 3h
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"Both the Pratas and Taiping Island in the Spratly [Islands]chain have lost their geostrategic importance since the mainland developed eight artificial islands," Lu Li-Shih, formerly of Taiwan's Naval Academy, told the South China Morning Post.
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Indo-Pacific News 3h
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The islands consist of 3 atolls controlled by Taiwan. China has claimed all of the South China Sea as its own, despite competing claims. Some reports say an invasion of Pratas Islands was no longer part of China's plans, since China has man-made islands in the South China Sea.
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