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May 2, 2016

China airs two more confessions by Taiwan fraud suspects

Confessions by two more Taiwanese telecoms fraud suspects, from among dozens deported from Kenya to China last month, were aired by Chinese state television on Monday, appearing to back China’s contention that such crimes are lightly dealt with in Taiwan. The case, and subsequent ...

May 2, 2016

South Korea warns of potential abductions by North

South Korea warned Monday there is a risk of its citizens being abducted by Pyongyang in retaliation for the defection of a dozen North Korean staff at a restaurant in China. Twelve women working at the restaurant in the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo ...

May 2, 2016

Philippine front-runner open to talks with China on sea dispute

Rodrigo Duterte, the tough-talking Davao City mayor who is leading Philippine presidential polls, said he will hold bilateral talks with China to resolve a territorial dispute in the South China Sea if the current multilateral discussions do not bear fruit within two years. Duterte ...