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Hun Sen Defends Son’s Nomination

March 13, 2013

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has defended his ruling party’s decision to nominate his son and children of other party officials to run in upcoming national elections, rejecting suggestions he is laying the foundation for a dynasty. Speaking at a graduation ceremony in Phnom Penh, Hun Sen said that critics have misunderstood the nomination of […]

Statement of Sikyong on 54th Tibetan National Uprising Day

March 10, 2013

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On this day in 1959, thousands of Tibetans from all walks of life and all three regions of Tibet (U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo) converged in Lhasa to resist and protest the Chinese invasion and occupation of Tibet. We are the children of this tragic yet historic moment in Tibet’s rich, unique, 2,000-plus year history. Today, […]

China will defend its rights in territorial disputes

March 9, 2013

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BEIJING, MAR 9:  Likening the situation in its troubled neighbourhood to a “military chess game”, China today said it will firmly defend its territorial sovereignty and rights but at the same time try to resolve differences through talks upholding regional peace and stability. Addressing his annual press conference here today coinciding with the new leadership […]

Who’s Bluffing Whom in the South China Sea?

March 8, 2013

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The latitude for action on the part of all the parties is limited The territorial and maritime disputes in the South China Sea continue to plague and jeopardize the peace and security of the region. These disputes are many, including the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, the Paracels, the Scarborough Shoal, and the Spratly Islands; and although these […]

The limits of despair

March 8, 2013

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Five years after an explosion of unrest on the Tibetan plateau, the region is again in crisis. This time the world is looking away INSIDE a small monastery in China’s Qinghai province, a red-robed monk looks around to see if he is being watched, then begins sobbing. “We just want the Dalai Lama to come […]

China navy seeks to “wear out” Japanese ships in disputed waters

March 7, 2013

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HONG KONG–China’s naval and paramilitary ships are churning up the ocean around islands it disputes with Tokyo in what experts say is a strategy to overwhelm the numerically inferior Japanese forces that must sail out to detect and track the flotillas. A daily stream of bulletins announce ship deployments into the East China Sea, naval […]

Beijing restaurant draws flak for banning Japanese, Pinoys, Vietnamese, dogs

February 28, 2013

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HANOI – A sign at a Beijing restaurant barring citizens of nations involved in maritime disputes with China—along with dogs—has triggered a wave of online outrage among Vietnamese and Filipinos. The Beijing Snacks restaurant near the Forbidden City, a popular tourist spot, has posted a sign on its door reading “This shop does not receive […]