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Vietnamese military grows to face China threat

Dec 20, 2015

Vietnamese military grows to face China threat

Vietnam’s military is steeling itself for conflict with China as it accelerates a decade-long modernization drive, Hanoi’s biggest arms buildup since the height of the Vietnam War. The ruling Communist Party’s goal is to deter its giant northern neighbor as tensions rise over the ...

China lobbies U.N. tribunal on Manila's claims

Jul 5, 2015

China lobbies U.N. tribunal on Manila's claims

China’s claims to the disputed South China Sea will come under international legal scrutiny for the first time this week, but while Beijing has officially refused to take part in the case, which was filed by the Philippines at a U.N. tribunal, it has ...

China extends reach into Hong Kong to thwart democrats

Jun 21, 2015

China extends reach into Hong Kong to thwart democrats

Hong Kong’s democrats have won their battle to veto a Beijing-backed electoral reform package, but they now face an increasingly organized campaign by pro-Chinese government movements in the longer war over the democratic future of the former British colony. The tense hours before the ...