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US vows more support for Philippines amid tensions in South China Sea

US vows more support for Philippines amid tensions in South China Sea

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday vowed more support for the Philippines in efforts to modernize the country's military and improve maritime security as tensions build over the disputed South China Sea.

Taiwan president says China interfering in election 'every day'

Taiwan president says China interfering in election 'every day'

China is interfering in Taiwan's elections "every day" as it seeks to damage the island's democracy, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday

15 killed in north China mine blast

15 killed in north China mine blast

A coal mine explosion killed 15 people in north China's Shanxi province, state media reported Tuesday.

China says only it can rule on Hong Kong constitution

China says only it can rule on Hong Kong constitution

China insisted Tuesday it alone held the authority to rule on constitutional matters in Hong Kong, as it condemned a decision by the city's high court to overturn a ban on face masks worn by pro-democracy protesters.

China confirms aircraft carrier sailed through Taiwan Strait

China confirms aircraft carrier sailed through Taiwan Strait

China confirmed on Monday that its first domestically built aircraft carrier had sailed through the Taiwan Strait for "routine" training and tests after Taipei accused Beijing of intimidation

China calls on US to 'stop flexing muscles' in South China Sea

China calls on US to 'stop flexing muscles' in South China Sea

China on Monday called on the US military to stop flexing its muscles in the South China Sea and to avoid adding "new uncertainties" over Taiwan

Choking and crying, Hong Kong protesters pinned back on campus

Choking and crying, Hong Kong protesters pinned back on campus

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Monday to force back anti-government protesters trying to escape a university where hundreds are holed up

Qatar’s partnership with China serves as a model for its foreign relations: Al-Kuwari

Qatar’s partnership with China serves as a model for its foreign relations: Al-Kuwari

Qatar’s partnership with China serves as a model for its foreign relations, marking more than three decades of bilateral co-operation, as evidenced by the exchange of high-ranking official visits ...

Hong Kong protesters fire bows and arrows from campus fortress

Hong Kong protesters fire bows and arrows from campus fortress

Protesters shot arrows and lobbed petrol bombs at police on Sunday as fresh violence erupted around a besieged Hong Kong university campus

Hundreds of pro-China protesters rally amid Hong Kong chaos

Hundreds of pro-China protesters rally amid Hong Kong chaos

Hundreds of pro-China protesters rallied in Hong Kong on Saturday to denounce increasingly violent anti-government unrest in the Chinese-ruled city

Hong Kong protesters defy Xi with pro-democracy rallies

Hong Kong protesters defy Xi with pro-democracy rallies

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters defied a warning by China's President Xi Jinping and took to the streets again Friday

Tariffs' removal a 'condition' for US trade deal: China

Tariffs' removal a 'condition' for US trade deal: China

China on Thursday said eliminating tariffs was a ‘condition’ for reaching a trade agreement with the United States, a demand US President Donald Trump said earlier this month that he had rejected.