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China anti-graft watchdog probes Politburo member

/ Jul 24, 2017

China anti-graft watchdog probes Politburo member

The Chinese Communist Party’s anti-graft watchdog has launched an investigation into a Politburo member who was once seen as a contender for a top leadership post, state media reported Monday.The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection is investigating Sun Zhengcai, who until a week ago ...

China warns India of its 'resolve' amid tense border standoff

Jul 24, 2017

China warns India of its 'resolve' amid tense border standoff

China on Monday warned India not to “push your luck” by underestimating Beijing’s determination to safeguard what it considers sovereign Chinese territory, amid an ongoing standoff between the two neighbors over a contested region high in the Himalayas.Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Wu Qian reiterated ...

Vietnam says Indonesian Navy shot its fishermen in South China Sea

Jul 24, 2017

Vietnam says Indonesian Navy shot its fishermen in South China Sea

Indonesia’s navy shot and wounded four Vietnamese fishermen aboard a fishing boat in the South China Sea over the weekend, Vietnamese authorities said.The Vietnamese boat was about 132 nautical miles (245 kilometers) southeast of Vietnam’s Con Dao island when the fishermen were shot Saturday ...

Australia spots Chinese spy ship near joint military exercises

Jul 22, 2017

Australia spots Chinese spy ship near joint military exercises

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The Australian Defence Department confirmed reports Saturday that a Chinese spy ship has been operating off the country’s northeast coast in the vicinity of joint military exercises involving Australian, U.S., Japanese and other troops.The Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy Type 815 Dongdiao-class auxiliary general intelligence ...