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Antony Blinken urges China to halt ‘provocative’ actions toward Taiwan

'We strongly urge Beijing to cease its military, diplomatic and economic pressure and coercion directed at Taiwan,' said US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

7/10/2021 10:00:00 AM

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Taiwan seeks international support after Chinese incursions

Taiwan seeks international support after Chinese incursions

7/10/2021 8:20:00 AM

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The US must avoid war with China over Taiwan at all costs

The US must avoid war with China over Taiwan at all costs. The prevailing mood among Washington insiders is to fight if China attempts to conquer Taiwan. That would be a mistake

7/10/2021 4:30:00 AM

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Failure to defend Taiwan would be ‘catastrophic’ for peace in Asia, Tsai Ing-wen says

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan did not seek military confrontation, but “will do whatever it takes to defend itself”.

6/10/2021 3:00:00 PM

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French senators visit Taiwan despite China protests

The Chinese embassy warned that the visit would damage the interests of China, Chinese-French relations and 'the image of France'.

6/10/2021 12:30:00 PM

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How China’s incursions are designed to intimidate Taiwan and test the west’s resolve

China has escalated pressure on Taiwan to unprecedented levels.

6/10/2021 4:00:00 AM

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Tsai Ing-wen warns of 'catastrophic consequences' if Taiwan falls

Tsai warns of 'catastrophic consequences' if Taiwan falls

5/10/2021 10:47:00 AM

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Blinken deletes tweet saying US would ‘stand with people of Hong Kong’, posts watered-down version

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken posted the initial message after seven Hong Kong opposition district councillors were disqualified this week, with authorities declaring that the oaths taken by them were invalid.

Blinken Blinked

17/9/2021 6:00:00 PM

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Hong Kong proposes allowing SPAC listings

Hong Kong proposes allowing SPAC listings

17/9/2021 12:23:00 PM

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With tighter grip, Beijing sends message to Hong Kong tycoons: fall in line

With tighter grip, Beijing sends message to Hong Kong tycoons: fall in line

17/9/2021 9:30:00 AM

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Rumours Claim Eric Tsang Pulled Strings To Help Miss Hong Kong 2021 Contestant Get 2nd Runner-Up; He Says She Wouldn’t Be 3rd If It Were True

17/9/2021 8:31:00 AM

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Hong Kong ferry slams into pier in Central, injuring 7 passengers

The ferry company said the vessel “suddenly experienced a loss of power”, resulting in it hitting the pier and suffering “minor damage on the port side”.

17/9/2021 7:00:00 AM

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Biden top aides discouraged abrupt Afghan pullout, book says

US President Joe Biden's top cabinet members had hoped he would leverage the withdrawal to seek a political settlement.

Being cancer-stricken and begging CPF Board to repay overdue debt; that which in any case cannot be done as the money had been commingled and funneled to private entity Temasek Holdings for Ho Ching to wager on unviable, untenable and ultimately, invariably doomed gambles

16/9/2021 5:30:00 PM

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Hong Kong canoeist dies after lightning strike while swimming to passing boat, as city records hail and stormy weather

Hail was last reported in Hong Kong in July 2016, when Tropical Storm Nida hit the city.

16/9/2021 1:20:00 PM

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Australians squirm as Biden calls PM 'fellow Down Under'

'Thank you, Boris and... and I want to thank that fellow Down Under,' Biden said.

16/9/2021 1:00:00 PM

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Hong Kong police order Tiananmen vigil group to delete websites

Hong Kong police order Tiananmen vigil group to delete websites

16/9/2021 12:46:00 PM

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Top carbon emitters fall short on climate risk disclosure, report says

Top carbon emitters fall short on climate risk disclosure, report says

16/9/2021 2:35:00 AM

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Police say a man killed a Texas woman and shot her husband for supporting Joe Biden

Authorities arrested Joseph Angel Alvarez, 38, on September 8 - almost a year after the original shootings occurred on November 14, 2020.

15/9/2021 5:53:00 PM

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Extreme weather will cost US more than US$100 billion this year: Biden

Extreme weather will cost US more than US$100 billion this year: Biden

15/9/2021 3:05:00 AM

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Dogs of war: Afghan mutts find new home after missing US evacuation

Hours after the last soldier left Afghanistan, animal rights group PETA said in a statement that 60 bomb-sniffing dogs and 60 other 'working dogs' were left behind by the US forces.

14/9/2021 6:55:00 PM

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China warns of cross-border terror leaks from Afghanistan

Beijing warned that terrorist groups were already crossing the borders into neighbouring countries.

9/9/2021 1:16:00 PM

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China probes vice president of China Development Bank for suspected discipline and law violations

China probes vice president of China Development Bank for suspected discipline and law violations

9/9/2021 12:07:00 PM

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Australia threatens to cancel Afghanistan cricket match unless Taliban allows women to play sport

Australia threatens to cancel Afghanistan cricket match unless Taliban allows women to play sport

9/9/2021 6:33:00 AM

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India, Russia warn against terror groups operating from Afghanistan

India fears that militant groups that operate from Pakistan may also use Afghan territory to orchestrate attacks, while Russia fears turmoil in Afghanistan could spill over into Central Asia.

9/9/2021 5:00:00 AM

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China welcomes 'end of anarchy' with new Afghan government

China welcomes 'end of anarchy' with new Afghan govt

8/9/2021 1:18:00 PM

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Taliban name new Afghan government, interior minister on US sanctions list

Taliban name new Afghan government, interior minister on US sanctions list

8/9/2021 5:45:00 AM

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Hundreds of unaccompanied children evacuated from Afghanistan: UN

Hundreds of unaccompanied children evacuated from Afghanistan: UN

7/9/2021 3:26:00 PM

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Blinken urges investment at home to compete with China

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that the US needed to invest more at home to compete with rivals led by China.

10/8/2021 3:00:00 AM

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US, China trade barbs at UN over South China Sea

US, China trade barbs at UN over South China Sea

9/8/2021 7:53:00 PM

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China central bank to keep monetary policy 'flexible and appropriate'

China central bank to keep monetary policy 'flexible and appropriate'

9/8/2021 2:43:00 PM

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Oil slides 4per cent on China virus curbs and climate warning

Oil slides 4per cent on China virus curbs and climate warning

9/8/2021 12:50:00 PM

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Wall Street investment banks cut China forecasts

Wall Street investment banks cut China forecasts

9/8/2021 11:58:00 AM

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Oil drops 3per cent on China COVID-19 curbs and stronger dollar

Oil drops 3per cent on China COVID-19 curbs and stronger dollar

9/8/2021 11:30:00 AM

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China 10-year treasury futures fall on higher US Treasury yield and higher govt bond supply

China 10-year treasury futures fall on higher US Treasury yield and higher govt bond supply

9/8/2021 11:16:00 AM

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ASEAN names top Brunei diplomat as Myanmar envoy

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Wednesday appointed an envoy to Myanmar after a months-long delay in diplomatic efforts to resolve the coup-hit country's political crisis.

Who decide? Brunei diplomat as ASEAN representatives to Myanmar. No doubt with approval from Myanmar coup Military dictators. ASEAN should stick to no interference stance. Better for the people of Myanmar.

5/8/2021 6:00:00 AM

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Olympics-Climbing-Slovenian Garnbret tops qualifier as Britain's Coxsey bows out

Olympics-Climbing-Slovenian Garnbret tops qualifier as Britain's Coxsey bows out

4/8/2021 7:01:00 PM

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Beijing and Asean’s long-awaited South China Sea code of conduct inches forward

China and the Asean nations have agreed on part of the text of the long-waited code of conduct for the South China Sea, said China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

4/8/2021 5:00:00 PM

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Asean appoints Brunei diplomat as envoy to Myanmar

4/8/2021 1:45:00 PM

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US Secretary of State Blinken says he is launching strategic dialogue with Indonesia

US Secretary of State Blinken says he is launching strategic dialogue with Indonesia

3/8/2021 11:04:00 PM

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Climbing: Frenchman Mawem tops speed event in thrilling Olympic debut

Climbing: Frenchman Mawem tops speed event in thrilling Olympic debut

3/8/2021 3:09:00 PM

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Most Asean economies face near-term scarring from Covid-19 pandemic: Moody's

3/8/2021 8:37:00 AM

US dismisses Myanmar election plan, urges Asean pressure

3/8/2021 3:30:00 AM

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US dismisses Myanmar election plan, urges ASEAN pressure

The United States said Monday that Myanmar's junta was playing for time with a two-year election timeframe as Secretary of State Antony Blinken prepared to encourage ASEAN to appoint an envoy.

3/8/2021 3:30:00 AM

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US dismisses Myanmar election plan, urges ASEAN pressure

US dismisses Myanmar election plan, urges ASEAN pressure

3/8/2021 2:43:00 AM

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China's Shanshan to invest US$1.2 billion to boost battery materials output

China's Shanshan to invest US$1.2 billion to boost battery materials output

2/8/2021 6:28:00 PM

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Prosus invests US$194 million in Latin American tech holding Movile

Prosus invests US$194 million in Latin American tech holding Movile

2/8/2021 4:25:00 PM

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S Korea's Netmarble buys Hong Kong-based casino game app co SpinX for US$2.19 billion

S Korea's Netmarble buys Hong Kong-based casino game app co SpinX for US$2.19 billion

2/8/2021 3:14:00 PM

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Volleyball: US beat Italy in full-set battle despite Thompson's absence

Volleyball: US beat Italy in full-set battle despite Thompson's absence

2/8/2021 1:05:00 PM

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Indonesia urges Myanmar to approve appointment of ASEAN envoy

Indonesia urges Myanmar to approve appointment of ASEAN envoy

2/8/2021 12:08:00 PM

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Dollar holds near one-month low as investors eye US jobs, RBA

Dollar holds near one-month low as investors eye US jobs, RBA

2/8/2021 5:22:00 AM

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Asian shares weighed down by China worries as US earnings shine

Asian shares weighed down by China worries as US earnings shine

2/8/2021 4:05:00 AM

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US will not lock down despite surge driven by Delta variant, Fauci says

US will not lock down despite surge driven by Delta variant, Fauci says

2/8/2021 3:30:00 AM

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Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt's Jungle Cruise docks with US$34m in US theatres

The show also picked up US$30m on Disney Plus Premier Access globally.

2/8/2021 3:14:00 AM

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Square to buy Afterpay for US$29 billion as buy now, pay later booms

Square to buy Afterpay for US$29 billion as buy now, pay later booms

2/8/2021 3:14:00 AM

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Flood watches in US West as mudslides close major interstate

Flood watches in US West as mudslides close major interstate

2/8/2021 3:14:00 AM

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After months of failed talks, ASEAN under pressure to name Myanmar envoy

After months of failed talks, ASEAN under pressure to name Myanmar envoy

1/8/2021 10:18:00 PM

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China securities watchdog seeks closer cooperation with US

China securities watchdog seeks closer cooperation with US

1/8/2021 2:38:00 PM

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US top diplomat Blinken to court Southeast Asia in virtual meetings next week

US top diplomat Blinken to court Southeast Asia in virtual meetings next week

Skinny Pompeo can forget about SEA backing USA against China , we will not stand either side .

31/7/2021 10:50:00 PM

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Olympics-Baseball-US pitcher woke to 2 a.m. call of trade to Twins

Olympics-Baseball-US pitcher woke to 2 a.m. call of trade to Twins

31/7/2021 9:45:00 PM

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Olympics-Volleyball-US crushed by ROC after losing Thompson to injury

Olympics-Volleyball-US crushed by ROC after losing Thompson to injury

31/7/2021 11:51:00 AM

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Jeff Bezos loses US$13.5 billion after Amazon disappointment

Jeff Bezos' net worth fell US$13.5 billion after Amazon disappointing Q2 results.

31/7/2021 10:15:00 AM

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US says concerned over harassment of media covering China floods

US says concerned over harassment of media covering China floods

30/7/2021 6:16:00 AM

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US capital city issues sweeping mask requirement

30/7/2021 3:45:00 AM

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President Biden nominates entrepreneur Jonathan Kaplan as US ambassador to Singapore

President Biden nominates entrepreneur Jonathan Kaplan as US ambassador to Singapore

30/7/2021 3:37:00 AM

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