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1 hr ago | The Nation

Vietnam renews lease of Indian oil blocks in South China Sea

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/21-Aug-2014/vietnam-renews-lease-of-indian-oil-blocks-in-south-china-sea For news details Read on : Vietnam renews lease of Indian oil blocks in South China Sea New Delhi- Vietnam has renewed India's lease of two oil blocks in the South China Sea for another year, on the eve of Indian ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | The Standard

China plans to expand visa-free scheme

China may expand its 72-hour visa-free policy for foreigners in a bid to boost the country's tourism.

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9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

China slams Palmer's 'irrational attack'

Beijing/Sydney - China's foreign ministry has condemned a verbal attack by Australian mining mogul and politician Clive Palmer as irrational and absurd, after the businessman described China's government as "bastards" who shoot their own people.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

South Korea's Exports to China: Game Over?

In an unusually candid trade report early this month, the trade ministry said it was "concerned" about a sustained fall in exports to China, Seoul's biggest trade partner.

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Switched

Pope Francis: A 'Homebody' Out in the World Who Has Never Been to the United States

"Following Francis" is a monthly blog on the latest happenings of Pope Francis. It is prepared exclusively for The WorldPost by Sebastien Maillard, Vatican Correspondent for La Croix, Rome Pope Francis is back in Rome after a five-day trip to Korea.

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Romeo Observer

Chinese students visit Romeo court, orchards

Chinese students received lessons in law, culture and apples thanks to visiting the Romeo area this month.

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China Daily

Opera legend honored in performances

Performers from the 120th anniversary of Mei Lanfang from Jingju Theater Company of Beijing pose for a press photo in Times Square, New York City on Tuesday.

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OpEdNews

China West vs. China East

Travelers to China cheat themselves out of huge rewards and a more satisfying local experience, by not doing just a little bit of reading up before coming here.

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People's Daily Online

-Chinese reflect on reforms ahead of Deng's birthday

JI'NAN, Aug. 20 -- Yang Min, a 53-year-old resident of Jinan in east China's Shandong Province, was amazed by the changes in her life in the last 30-odd years.

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Asia Times

Rights before weapons for Vietnam

Rights before weapons for Vietnam By Duy Hoang Earlier this month, Senator John McCain indicated that it was time for the United States to consider selling lethal weapons to Vietnam after a 30-year embargo.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

International Business Times

China Hits Back as Australian MP Clive Palmer Vows to Keep Fighting 'Chinese Bast#rds'

"mongrels" that shoot its own people. Interestingly, Palmer's opponents have earlier accused the politician of threatening the democratic relation between China's President Xi Jinping waits before a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in this May 6, 2013 file photo.

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Advocate

40 Under 40: Filmmaker Fan Popo Screens Hope for LGBTs in China

In China, positive media depictions of LGBT characters are against the law, which means a film like Brokeback Mountain - the story of a clandestine romance between two men in the American West - would never be screened legally in the world's most populous country.

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Asia News Network

BEIJING: Hopes rise for closer Sino-Vatican ties

Hopes of improvement in the strained relations between China and the Vatican have risen after Beijing allowed Pope Francis to enter its airspace en route to South Korea last week, making him the first pontiff to do so since 1989.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

Aussie Miner Lawmaker Criticized for China Tirade

A larger-than-life Australian mining magnate turned lawmaker Clive Palmer has been widely accused of threatening Australia's relationship with its biggest trading partner through an extraordinary tirade against China.

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St.Petersburg Times

As Russia's relations with the West sour over Ukraine, the Kremlin...

As Russia's relations with the West sour over Ukraine, the Kremlin has agreed to broaden software deliveries to China, with increased supplies of Chinese servers, storage systems and other IT products set to come the other way, Russian Communications and Mass Media Minister Nikolai Nikiforov said Monday.

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Politico

Taiwan's Man in D.C. Pushes TPP Membership

The U.S. may not officially recognize him as an ambassador and his office may not technically be an embassy, but Taiwan's new top representative in Washington, Lyushun Shen, still has a big job: persuading Washington to back the island's bid to join a massive Pacific Rim trade deal, despite the problems that could cause in relations with China.

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RTE.ie

Pope says Islamist State militants must be stopped

However, he added that it should not be up to a single nation to decide how to intervene in the conflict.

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The Nation

NESDB lowers upper level of GDP growth next year

The National Economic and Social Development Board yesterday tweaked its maximum economic-growth forecast down from 2.5 per cent to 2.0 per cent for this year on external risks despite the escape from a recession in the second quarter and better-than-expected performance in the first half.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Philippines protests Chinese 'sovereignty patrols'

The Philippines says it will file a new diplomatic protest for frequent patrols by Chinese ships in the South China Sea within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone, which extends out 200 nautical miles.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Forbes.com

Abe Stops Apologizing To China And Korea, While Bowing To The U.S.

August 15 is commemorated in Japan as the calendar date for the end of Japan's horrifically calamitous war of aggression in Asia, the date in 1945 that Showa Emperor Hirohito proclaimed that Japan had accepted the terms of the Allies' Postdam Declaration.

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