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Thai army chief brushes aside criticism of purchase of armored vehicles...

BANGKOK - The Commander of the Royal Thai Army has insisted that the purchase of armored vehicles from China was properly considered and approved...

Australian PM urges China to stop ‘reckless’ North Korea

SINGAPORE (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Friday it is in China's best interests to curb the nuclear ambitions of North Korea,...

China, Japan extract combustible ice from seafloor

Beijing (AP) — Commercial development of the globe's huge reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as "combustible ice" has moved closer to reality...

‘Silk Road’ plan stirs unease over China’s strategic goals

Beijing (AP) — In a mountain valley in Kashmir, plans are underway for Chinese engineers guarded by Pakistani forces to expand the lofty Karakoram...

Thai Navy inks submarine deal with China

BANGKOK – The Royal Thai Navy has proceeded with a 13.5-million-baht submarine contract with China. Navy chief of staff, Adm Luechai Ruddit who led a...

China’s 1st large homemade passenger jet taking to the skies

BEIJING (AP) — China's first large homemade passenger jetliner is due to make its maiden flight from Shanghai later Friday. The 158-seater C919 is being...

FIFA boosts China’s hopes of hosting 2030 World Cup

Lausanne, Switzerland (AP) — China's hopes of hosting the 2030 World Cup got a boost from FIFA. The governing body of soccer proposes giving its...

Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

BEIJING (AP) — China's state-owned airline will resume flights from Beijing to North Korea that had been suspended because of poor ticket sales. Tour companies...

China car dilemma: Beijing wants electric, buyers want SUVs

BEIJING (AP) — Automakers face a dilemma in China's huge but crowded market: Regulators are pushing them to sell electric cars, but buyers want...

China plans panda preserve 3 times size of Yellowstone park

Beijing (AP) — China is planning to create a preserve for the giant panda that will be three times the size of Yellowstone National...

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