Tag Archives: South China Sea

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ECB's Weidmann would welcome smaller bond buys in a year

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The head of Germany's central bank would be pleased to see the European Central Bank buying bonds at a lower pace in a year's time, he told…

Exclusive: Another U.S. patrol in South China Sea unlikely this year – officials

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy is unlikely to carry out another patrol within 12 nautical miles of Chinese-built islands in the South China Sea this year…

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Philippines official confident in South China Sea arbitration case

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Philippines on Monday wrapped up a week of arguments before judges in its case against China over the hotly disputed South China Sea, at a hearing…

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Nokia CEO says Alcatel buy will increase its 5G firepower

By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Nokia's planned takeover of rival network gear maker Alcatel-Lucent will donate it far greater scope to invest in new technologies like 5G mobile equipment…

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Obama puts South China Sea dispute on agenda as summitry begins

By Matt Spetalnick & Rosemarie Francisco MANILA (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama affirmed Washington's commitment to the Philippines' security & to freedom of navigation in Asia on Tuesday, squarely…

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China says doesn't want South China Sea to be focus of East Asia Summit

BEIJING (Reuters) – China does not want the South China Sea to be the focus of this week's East Asia Summit in Kuala Lumpur yet it will be complex to…

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China's Xi says willing to join France in combating terrorism

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China is ready to join France & the international community in stepping up security cooperation & combating terrorism, President Xi Jinping told French President Francois Hollande on…

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Chinese, Thai air forces to hold first joint exercise

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese & Thai air forces will this month hold their first joint exercises, China's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday, in another sign of army-led Thailand's increased…

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Philippine court expected to decide U.S. security deal is constitutional – source

By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine Supreme Court is expected to decide that a new U.S.-Philippine security agreement is constitutional & will announce its ruling before President Barack…

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China says U.S. patrol in South China Sea harmed trust

BEIJING (Reuters) – The patrol by a U.S. warship close to islands China controls in the South China Sea harmed mutual trust between China & the United States & caused…