China Launched its Second Aircraft Carrier

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nsnbc : The People’s Republic of China launched its second aircraft carrier Wednesday morning in a Dalian shipyard in Liaoning province in northeast China. It is its first carrier that is “Made in China”. The carrier was launched amidst growing regional tensions and tensions about waterways of importance for the global economy, traversing More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Japanese Naval Forces Join US Military Exercise in Korean Waters

nsnbc : As tensions rise, two Japanese destroyers joined a military exercise with the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group that is en route to the region around the Korean peninsula. Moreover, South Korea said More...

Thailand’s then-Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn at an event mourning his father. Courtesy Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters
By nsnbc On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Coronation of Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn Likely by the End of 2017

nsnbc : The coronation of Thailand’s new King Vajiralongkorn is likely to take place at the end of the year said Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on April 21. Thailand’s then-Crown More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Detained for Child Porn in Cambodia Linked to Catholic Church in Culemborg, Netherlands

nsnbc : The 53-year-old Dutch citizen Evrard-Nicolas Sarot, who was charged for Child Porn in Cambodia on Thursday appears to be linked to Catholic Church in Culemborg, Netherlands. A person with the same name More...

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Making America great again with really dumb diplomacy?
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

US – Japanese Defense Treaty also covers disputed Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands: Pence

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The defense treaty between the United States and Japan also covers the disputed Senkaku Islands said U.S. Vice President Mike Pence Wednesday while visiting Japan during his current Asia More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Cambodian-American Child Sex Offender Tran Saravuth Detained in Cambodia Has Active US Warrants

nsnbc : U.S. court records show that the Cambodian – American Tran Saravuth who was charged in Takeo province last week for alleged crimes against 11 local boys has active warrants in the United States. The More...

An independent, Anies Baswedan was backed by Gerindra party of Prabowo Subianto and Perindo, the party of Donald Trump’s business partner in Indonesia Harry Tanoesudibyo. Reuters/Beawiharta
By nsnbc On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Will the new Jakarta governor be firm against hardline religious groups?

FNU Testriono (TC) : Voters in Indonesia’s capital have chosen a former cabinet minister who sought the support of hardline Muslims opposing his contender, the incumbent Jakarta governor embroiled in a blasphemy More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Chinese Dissident Zhang Xiangzhong Disappeared in Taiwan

nsnbc : Zhang Xiangzhong, a 48-year-old dissident from the people’s Republic of China, disappeared one day after he arrived in Taiwan with a tour group. It is believed that he “disappeared himself” More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Taiwan seeks Free Trade Agreement with the United Kingdom

nsnbc : Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, on Thursday, said that she will seek to advance trade between Taiwan and the United Kingdom. She was expressing hopes to boost it with a free trade agreement. President More...

Dogs rescued from an Asian farm. Muellek Josef/Shutterstock
By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Taiwan Amends Animal Protection Act, Prohibits Eating Dog and Cat Meat

nsnbc : Taiwan has become the first Asian country to ban eating dogs and cats and imposed heavier penalties on animal abuse. Eating cat and dog meat is as common in many Asian countries, as the lack of animal rights More...