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N Korea warns US of ‘terrifying price’ over nuke tensions – After US blasted Pyongyang’s nuclear program

VIENTIANE, LAOS: North Korea warned the United States yesterday that it will pay a “terrifying price” if the Korean Peninsula sinks into deeper tensions, stepping up its rhetoric hours after…

China scores diplomatic victory, avoids criticism from ASEAN – Other bloc’s members are victims actions

VIENTIANE, LAOS: China scored an unequivocal diplomatic victory yesterday, preventing Southeast Asia’s main grouping from criticizing it for territorially expanding in the South China Sea, even though some of the…

Search for MH370 facing suspension – Hopes ‘fade’ for missing plane

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia: Hope of finding flight MH370’s final resting place is “fading” and the massive three-nation search for the doomed jet will be suspended if nothing turns up in the…

Publishers take on China at Hong Kong book fair – Small book publishers determined to fight

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s feisty publishing industry vowed to take on China by selling books critical of Beijing, despite the disappearances of five city booksellers, as a major annual book…

Freedom of navigation could end ‘in disaster’ – Chinese admiral warns US

BEIJING: Freedom of navigation patrols carried out by foreign navies in the South China Sea could end “in disaster”, a senior Chinese admiral has said, a warning to the United…

Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on S China Sea ruling

ULAN BATOR: Tokyo raised pressure on Beijing at an Asia-Europe summit yesterday to respect an international tribunal’s ruling that dismissed its claims to much of the South China Sea. At…

S Korea PM pelted with bottles over missile site – ‘We oppose the THAAD deployment with our lives’

SEOUL: Angry residents in a rural South Korean town threw eggs and water bottles at the prime minister and blocked him for more than six hours yesterday to protest a…

Philippine army kills 11 Muslim rebels Girl caught in a crossfire

Angry China warns against ‘cradle of war’ in sea

Tribunal rejects China’s South China Sea claims

China intensifies opposition ahead of South China Sea ruling – Ruling expected today

Philippine troops kill 40 Abu Sayyaf extremists in south