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Ships and an oil rig, center, which China calls Haiyang Shiyou 981, and Vietnam refers to as Hai Duong 981, is seen in the South China Sea, off the shore of Vietnam, May 14, 2014.
Vietnam will chair the Association of Southeast Asian Nations over the next year, and China has withdrawn a survey ship from disputed waters
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 22:27
South Korea's chief negotiator Jeong Eun Bo answers a reporter's question after a meeting with U.S. counterpart James DeHart at…
After a fourth round of talks, the negotiations are ongoing
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:11
Table tennis practice equipment is on display during the 23rd National Exhibition of Sports Scientific and Technological…
The Korea Table Tennis Association invited North Korean athletes to play in Busan next year.
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 02:46
NSW Rural Fire Service crews protect properties on Waratah Road and Kelyknack Road as the Three Mile fire approaches Mangrove…
Australia’s largest city is shrouded in smoke and in danger with wildfires burning closer and closer
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 00:58
In this Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, photo, sightseers plays on a sandbar in the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom province,…
Experts say an upstream dam is blocking sediment from flowing downstream, which may lessen nutrients in the Mekong River and cause erosion downstream
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 21:59
U.S. President Donald Trump visits U.S. troops based in Osan Air Base, South Korea June 30, 2019. Ed Jones/Pool via REUTERS
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As President Donald Trump asks how the US benefits from its presence in South Korea, experts suggest administration could reduce number of troops amid allies' disagreements over cost-sharing deal
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 21:43
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo trucks hauling shipping containers drive near containers stacked five-high at a…
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Earlier in the week, Trump rattled global markets when he said a deal might have to wait until after the 2020 election
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 18:38