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Malaysia decides to stop importing North Korean labor

Jun 29, 2017

Malaysia decides to stop importing North Korean labor

Malaysia has decided to stop issuing work permits for North Korean laborers in the wake of the apparent assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un in Kuala Lumpur earlier this year, according to Malaysian government sources. Malaysia and North ...

Jun 29, 2017

Chinese paper accuses Australia of spying, stealing technology

A Chinese state-run newspaper accused Australia of spying on China and stealing its technology on Thursday, weeks after Beijing rejected allegations of interference in Australian politics. An employee of China’s national security department told the Global Times that Australian intelligence agents “in disguise” collect ...

Jun 28, 2017

China frees three activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier

Chinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labor conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands. The three activists walked out of a police station in Ganzhou, a city in southeastern Jiangxi ...

Jun 28, 2017

Philippines says beheaded civilians found in rebel-held town

Five decapitated civilians were found in a Philippine city occupied by Islamist rebels on Wednesday, the military said, warning the number of residents killed by rebel “atrocities” could rise sharply as troops retake more ground. The discovery of the five victims among 17 bodies ...

Chinese Navy launches most advanced homegrown destroyer

Jun 28, 2017

Chinese Navy launches most advanced homegrown destroyer

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Highlighting its growing naval prowess amid heated disputes in both the South and East China seas, Beijing unveiled its most advanced homegrown destroyer Wednesday, the Defense Ministry said. The 10,000-ton guided-missile destroyer was launched from Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard in the morning, the ministry said ...