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China May Have "Breached the Terms" of the Sino-British Deal on Hong Kong

By Danny Lee

The head of a British parliamentary inquiry into Hong Kong said that China appears to have breached the terms of the Sino-British Joint Declaration when it ruled out the possibility of genuine democracy in the city on Sunday. 608 more words

Bombers in the Philippines Wanted to Tell Aquino Government: "Get Tough on China in the South China Sea"

By Nancy C. Carvajal |Philippine Daily Inquirer

3:45 am | Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

MANILA, Philippines–Four military reservists wanted to tell the Aquino administration that it should toughen up in the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea but they chose the wrong way to send the message to Malacañang—by setting off bombs at Naia Terminal 3, a nearby mall and the main office of a real estate developer in Makati City. 939 more words

Vietnam must maintain balance in ties with China, US

Le Hong Anh, left, meets with Xi Jinping at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, Aug. 27. (File photo/CNS)

Vietnamese Politburo member Le Hong Anh visited Beijing last week in the capacity of special envoy of Nguyen Phu Trong, general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam. 403 more words

general thoughts about china

some random tags about our experience in china, by marcos:
shanghai, beijing, chengdu, chongqing, guilin, yangshuo, dhazai (longsheng), hong kong

big contrast / rich / poor / old & destroyed houses / modern buildings / improvised / surprises / many people / funny queues / wide range of toilets / skyscrapers / no soap / light shows at night / very hot & humid / helpless taxi drivers / grown too fast / spitting, spit preparation & sounds / chaotic / fancy shops / europeans are celebrities / crazy traffic / wrong ways / no english / dumplings / buns / temples / egg fried rice / good subway system / any type of thing to eat / fancy malls / noise / yelling / cheap & decent food / dancing people in parks / mao / pandas / great wall / humble / micro cars / many electric bikes & scooters / very old people still active / badminton / baby open booty pants / more spitting / rudeness / dry people / not very helpful / karstic mountains / beautiful landscapes / great scooter rides / nice country side and plantations / full of tourists / bloody rain / cocadas / stunning rice terraces / new friends / kids peeing on the streets… 320 more words

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Philippine airport bomb plotters planned anti-China attacks

A member of the Philippine National Police’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit examines abandoned luggage found at the entrance of Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International airport in Pasay City, Metro Manila on Sept 1, 2014. 426 more words

Japan to build two Aegis destroyers, expanding fleet to eight

The Defense Ministry plans to seek funds to build two high-tech Aegis destroyers in its fiscal 2015 budget request, informed sources said Thursday.

It also plans to expand its Aegis fleet to eight destroyers from six by the end of fiscal 2020. 191 more words