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Hu Jintao tells Chinese Navy to prepare for war
Speaking to China’s Central Military Commission, the Chinese president told to Navy to pursue its “modernisation” and “make extended preparations for military combat” to “safeguard national security and world peace.” Meanwhile, military talks with the United States are underway in the capital.
UN body announces early tsunami warning system now in place
System is designed to provide early warning to countries that might be on killer wave's path, but still cannot avoid false alarms caused by seabed quakes.
24/06/2011 ASIA - UNITED STATES
South China Sea: Washington's interests fueling tension
The Philippines are turning to the United States to modernize their military. China launches a warning to the U.S., to stay "away" from the region. Chinese diplomacy seeks to calm tensions with Vietnam. But it is open war between the newspapers close to the communist governments of Beijing and Hanoi.
12/01/2006 ASIA AUSTRALIA UNITED STATES
World's biggest polluters urge industry to reduce greenhouse gases
Lower greenhouse gases and rising global temperatures are the main focus of the Asia-Pacific Partnership meeting between the United States, Australia, Japan, China, South Korea and India. Environmentalists instead are in the streets protesting what they call a stunt by the US and Australian governments to divert attention away from their refusal to sign the Kyoto Protocol.
28/10/2015 CHINA - UNITED STATES
Beijing versus United States: US warship in South China Sea is a provocation
Chinese internet and media angry with US government, which replies: "We will do it again." The basis of the dispute the passage of a US destroyer near an artificial island. Bloggers and websites call for harsh response of the Chinese army. But the United States is studying new missions in the area.
27/10/2015 CHINA - UNITED STATES
South China Sea: US warship in the disputed waters sparks Beijing’s fury
The USS Lassen destroyer broke the 12 nautical miles limit in the atolls Subi and Mischief. Artificial islands built by Beijing to strengthen territorial claims in the region. The Chinese government and the official news agency Xinhua attack the United States. But Washington wants to strengthen its naval presence in the area.
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