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Japan joins US-Australia war games amid China tensions »

The United States and Australia kicked off a massive joint biennial military exercise on Sunday, with Japan taking part for the first time as tensions with China over territorial rows

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It’s make or break for PH at The Hague »

Next week’s oral arguments before the United Nations arbitral tribunal in The Hague will determine whether the Philippines’ challenge to China’s claim over almost the entire South China Sea should

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Beijing’s South China Sea runway ‘nearly complete’—US think-tank »

BEIJING–Beijing has nearly completed building a 3,000-meter (9,800-foot) airstrip on a reef in disputed waters in the South China Sea, where tensions are mounting with its neighbors, a US think-tank

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