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Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking in a country that is a staunch U.S. ally and hosts 50,000 American troops, said Wednesday that he wants his country to be free of foreign troops, possibly within two years. 265 more words

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Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2016 Winner: Hutong Children’s Library and Art Centre Beijing, China

Architect: ZAO/standardarchitecture – Client: Dashilar Investment

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Aga Khan Award for Architecture

For the locals, it is so uncommon to experience such a space, the gate is always open, So many people peek in and come into the courtyard with a high level of curiosity, neighbourhood children may stop by after school, read a book or play together before getting picked up by their parents. 2,368 more words

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China Recap: What we learned and Matt's stats

This blog post is meant to recap China in a fun way.  If there are any stats you’d be interested in, let us know!

What did MAP learn in China? 532 more words

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Roaming in the Rain

Our visit in Xi’an has gotten off to a rainy start…and end. But hey, we won’t let that dampen our adventures (I had warned you that one of us super cheesy). 708 more words

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From Beijing to Xi'an

We’ve gotten a little bit behind on our posting plus we’re not sure if you want us inundating you with a post every single day… so we’ve recapped our past few days in China below. 761 more words

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Duterte aligns Philippines with China, says 'goodbye' to US

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his “separation” from the United States on Thursday, declaring that it had “lost” and he had realigned with China as the two agreed to resolve their South China Sea dispute through talks. 766 more words

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Americans in Philippines jittery as Duterte rails against United States

In a bar along the Philippines’ Subic Bay owned by an American military veteran, the main topic of conversation is not the upcoming U.S. election despite the Donald Trump coffee mugs, photographs and caps on display. 595 more words

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