Jun 25, 2017

Vietnamese-French dissident blogger is deported to France

A Vietnamese blogger with French citizenship has been deported to Paris, the wife of the former political prisoner said Sunday, in a rare move by authorities in the one-party state. Former math lecturer Pham Minh Hoang was put on a plane to Paris late Saturday, ...

Beijing rejects 'irresponsible' U.S. remarks on South China Sea

Jun 5, 2017

Beijing rejects 'irresponsible' U.S. remarks on South China Sea

China has expressed "firm opposition" to remarks made by U.S. Pentagon chief James Mattis during a regional defense summit over the weekend, after he criticized Beijing's "militarization" of the South China Sea. Washington has repeatedly expressed concerns that China's development of artificial islands in the ...