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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Launches its First Domestically-Built Aircraft Carrier

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Launches its First Domestically-Built Aircraft Carrier

Fan Changlong vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission, presided over the launch ceremony. China’s aircraft carrier program is top state secret.

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CHINA POLITICS: US Aircraft Carrier Heads for Korean Waters, China Calls for Restraint

CHINA POLITICS: US Aircraft Carrier Heads for Korean Waters, China Calls for Restraint

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint on a call about North Korea with U.S. President Donald Trump, as Japan conducted exercises with a US aircraft carrier strike group headed for Korean waters.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to US: No Winners If Korea War Breaks Out

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to US: No Winners If Korea War Breaks Out

“Therefore, we call upon all the parties, no matter verbally or in action, to stop provoking and threatening each other and not to allow the situation to become irretrievable and out of control,” Wang said.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Taiwan: Using Arms Won’t Stop Unification

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Taiwan: Using Arms Won’t Stop Unification

“Separatist Taiwan independence forces and their activities are the greatest threat to peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait,” Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman Wu Qian told a monthly news briefing.

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CHINA POLITICS: China Angered As Dalai Lama Shares Stage With Indian Officials

CHINA POLITICS: China Angered As Dalai Lama Shares Stage With Indian Officials

Dalai Lama, who fled into exile in India in 1959, denies espousing violence and says he only wants genuine autonomy for his remote Himalayan homeland.

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CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

“The joint interests of China and US far outweigh the differences, and cooperation is the only correct choice for us both,” Chinese President Xi said.

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CHINA POLITICS: Refugees Surge into China As Myanmar Ethnic Border Conflict Escalates

CHINA POLITICS: Refugees Surge into China As Myanmar Ethnic Border Conflict Escalates

“Every day, more people come,” said Li Yinzhong, an aid manager in the camp, gesturing at the mostly Han Chinese refugees from Myanmar’s Kokang region.

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CHINA POLITICS: J-20 New Generation Warplane Launched in China

CHINA POLITICS: J-20 New Generation Warplane Launched in China

Chinese President Xi Jinping is overseeing sweeping modernisation of China’s armed forces, the largest in the world, including anti-satellite missiles.

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CHINA POLITICS: Dalai Lama a ‘Deceptive Actor’: Beijing Says

CHINA POLITICS: Dalai Lama a ‘Deceptive Actor’: Beijing Says

“The Dalai Lama’s comments in the interview perhaps appeared humorous and funny, but these words are all lies that do not accord with the facts,” Geng said.

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CHINA POLITICS: China to Strengthen Defenses

CHINA POLITICS: China to Strengthen Defenses

China’s military build-up has rattled nerves around the region, particularly because it has taken an increasingly assertive stance in territorial disputes in the East China Sea, the South China Sea and over Taiwan, which China claims as its own.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Completing South China Sea Structures to House Missiles

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Completing South China Sea Structures to House Missiles

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has called China’s island building in the South China Sea illegal.

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CHINA POLITICS: China Holds ‘Anti-Terrorism’ Mass Rally

CHINA POLITICS: China Holds ‘Anti-Terrorism’ Mass Rally

The large-scale parade in Hotan, a hotspot of ethnic tension in Xinjiang’s southern Muslim Uighur heartland, involved thousands of armed police and paramilitary officers and was designed to “show strength and intimidate”.

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CHINA POLITICS: China Gets Early Win Off Donald Trump

CHINA POLITICS: China Gets Early Win Off Donald Trump

China wrested a concession from the United States as the two presidents spoke for the first time this week, but Beijing may not be able to derive much comfort from the win on U.S. policy toward Taiwan.

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CHINA POLITICS: Trump Breaks Ice With Xi Jinping in Letter Seeking ‘Constructive’ Ties

CHINA POLITICS: Trump Breaks Ice With Xi Jinping in Letter Seeking ‘Constructive’ Ties

“President Trump stated he looks forward to working with President Xi to develop a constructive relationship that benefits United States and China,” it said.

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CHINA POLITICS: No Winner Between US And China Conflict: Wang Yi

CHINA POLITICS: No Winner Between US And China Conflict: Wang Yi

Relations between China and United States have soured after Trump upset Beijing in December by taking a telephone call from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese imports.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Welcomes Jim Mattis’ Emphasis on South China Sea Diplomacy

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Welcomes Jim Mattis’ Emphasis on South China Sea Diplomacy

China on Monday welcomed U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ suggestion that diplomacy should be the priority in the South China Sea, and that major U.S. military action was not being considered to contend with China’s assertive behavior there.

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CHINA POLITICS: 10 Nuclear Warheads Dongfeng-5C Missile Tested By Beijing

CHINA POLITICS: 10 Nuclear Warheads Dongfeng-5C Missile Tested By Beijing

The Dongfeng-5C missile, carrying 10 dummy warheads was launched from Taiyuan Space Launch Centre in Shanxi province, and flew to a desert in western China.

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CHINA POLITICS: China Offers Anchor of Stability, Growth in Uncertain World: Premier Li

CHINA POLITICS: China Offers Anchor of Stability, Growth in Uncertain World: Premier Li

Beijing’s renewed calls for openness and defense of globalization stand in stark contrast to Donald Trump’s vision of “America First”.

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CHINA POLITICS: Trump Stresses ‘America First’, Beijing Plays World Leader

CHINA POLITICS: Trump Stresses ‘America First’, Beijing Plays World Leader

China is calmly mapping out global leadership aspirations from trade to climate change, drawing distinctions between President Xi Jinping’s steady hand and new U.S. President Donald Trump, whose first days have been marked by media feuds and protests.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Protect South China Sea Sovereignty

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Protect South China Sea Sovereignty

China claims most of the South China Sea, while Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Brunei claims parts of the sea that commands strategic sealanes and has rich fishing grounds along with oil and gas deposits.

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