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Coast Guard Gives US New Tool in Disputed South China Sea

<p>A rare U.S. Coast Guard exercise in the South China Sea this month shows that the United States is broadening its reach in a disputed waterway, a new pressure point between Washington and the sea's chief claimant Beijing.</p><p>On May …</p>
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US Ambassador to China Visiting Tibet This Week

<p>U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said, the first visit to the region by a U.S. ambassador since 2015, amid escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.</p><p>The visit &...
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MAC poll shows majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s threats

<p>The overwhelming majority of people in Taiwan oppose China's military threats and ongoing efforts to suppress the country's international space, according to a poll released May 16 by the Cabinet-level Mainland Affairs Council.</p><p> </p><p>Around 82 perce...
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UN Chief Vows World Body Efforts to Combat Hate Speech

<p>WASHINGTON U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is pledging the world body will lead efforts to combat online hate speech in the aftermath of the deadly New Zealand mosque shootings.</p><p>Guterres made the vow Tuesday during a visit to the al-Noor and &...
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China Imposes Tariffs on $60 Billion in US Exports

<p>WASHINGTON China says it is imposing tariffs on $60 billion worth of imports from the United States, retaliating after President Donald Trump boosted taxes on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods sent to the United States and moved to impose …</p>
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Google Says Singapore’s Fake News Law Could Hamper Innovation

<p>Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry.</p><p>Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed the Protection fr...
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Tsai meets with SKN Foreign Minister Brantley, pledges to strengthen bilateral ties

<p>President Tsai Ing-wen said May 6 that the government is working to deepen friendship and expand exchanges across the board between Taiwan and Caribbean ally St. Kitts and Nevis.</p><p> </p><p>Agriculture, education, information communications technology, m...
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President Tsai praises robust TaiwanTuvalu relations

<p>President Tsai Ingwen said May 3 that the government will strengthen cooperation and exchanges with Tuvalu across the board so as to create more mutually beneficial opportunities for the people of both countries.</p><p></p><p>Taiwan and Tuvalu are committed...
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Chinese Economic Outreach in Latin America Draws US Concerns

<p>For generations, the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean have been dominated by trade with the United States. In recent years, though, a growing push by China to invest in the region, lately accelerated by the Xi Jinping administration's …</...
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