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  1. ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting In LaosRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Weekday Magazine

    The foreign ministers from the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations [ASEAN] are meeting in Laos on July 24 with the South China Sea dispute expected to dominate the session. The meeting in Vientiane is expected to focus on the July 12 ruling by a tribunal based in The Hague that invalidated China's claims to most of the South China Sea.

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  2. No ASEAN consensus on South China Sea row, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Manila Bulletin

    Southeast Asia's main grouping failed to reach a consensus on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea, intensifying a diplomatic stalemate that officials said they hope to resolve in further closed-door parleys on Sunday. The foreign ministers of the 10 countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations deliberated for about three hours, continuing the unfruitful discussions their senior officials had on Saturday, but with no result.

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  3. No ASEAN consensus on South China Sea row _ for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Gazette

    Southeast Asia's main grouping failed to reach a consensus on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea, intensifying a diplomatic stalemate that officials said they hope to resolve in further closed-door parleys on Sunday. The foreign ministers of the 10 countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations deliberated for about three hours, continuing the unfruitful discussions their senior officials had on Saturday, but with no result.

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  4. South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensions: analystsRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Japan Times

    Two Chinese fighter jets are seen during a military drill in the South China Sea near China's Hainan Island in this undated photo. China conducted the military exercises from July 19 to 21 in an area off the eastern coast of the island province of Hainan.

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  5. Boy's Big Band: ReturnRead the original story

    1 hr ago | All About Jazz

    In the decade spanning 1960-70, composer / saxophonist Boy Edgar led one of The Netherlands' most acclaimed and adventurous big bands, a contemporary of the massive Metropole Orchestra and precursor of the renowned Dutch Jazz Orchestra. Return consists of nine never-before-released concert performances recorded during the band's heyday in 1965-66 including the first recording of 's "Blues Minor" from a concert taped July 19, 1965, in Hilversum.

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  6. Apple weathers anti-US demo in China, where patriotic protests snowballRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | DNA India

    Apple was targeted in the latest protest by virtue of its country of origin, which in turn was regarded as the root of a perceived affront. Apple Inc found itself on the receiving end of a small, short-lived anti-U.S. protest this week in China, the tech firm's biggest overseas market and a country where foreign firms have suffered damaging boycotts following international spats.

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  7. How the Lost Girls of Panama DisappearedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... record straight for the sake of the victims themselves," as local guide Plinio Montenegro put it. back in the Netherlands . Both were outstanding students. They'd first met while working part-time gigs at the same cafA in the southern city of ...

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  8. Oklahoma woman helps sister with cancer check cruise off her bucket listRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    ... seven-day, jazz-themed northern Europe cruise. Our first two stops were Antwerp in Belgium, and Amsterdam, Netherlands, where we did a lot of sightseeing, particularly admiring the architecture, and souvenir shopping. Kim described Antwerp as ...

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  9. Calm the Waters, US Increases Diplomatic Efforts in ASEAN MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Voice of America

    China's standoff with its neighbors over the South China Sea territorial dispute is expected to again be a focus as foreign ministers from the region and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gather in Laos this week, making the landlocked country the next battleground for behind the scenes diplomatic maneuvers over maritime quarrels. The Hague tribunal's ruling on the South China Sea disputes largely invalidated most of Beijing's claims in the region, leading to worries that it could increase tensions.

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  10. Top Arab diplomats vow to defeat 'terror'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Arab foreign ministers vowed on Saturday to "defeat terrorism" as they gathered for a regional summit just over a week after a jihadist-claimed truck attack in the French Riviera left 84 people dead. In a statement, they also called for a "definitive solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as Arab League heads of state prepared to meet in the Mauritanian capital on Monday and Tuesday.

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  11. Ramos accepts Duterte's offer to be special envoy to ChinaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Former Philippine President Fidel Ramos told reporters on Saturday that he had accepted the offer of President Rodrigo Duterte to be special envoy to China, media reports said. "I have been cleared by my doctors at the Makati Medical Center," the Inquirer website quoted Ramos as saying in Davao City after a two-hour meeting with Duterte at the Marco Polo Hotel in southern Philippines.

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  12. 'It felt like I was being penalised for having had an illness':...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | This Is Money

    ... elderly. Last year, it stepped forward to insure veterans from the Second World War who wanted to return to the Netherlands for a commemoration ceremony marking the Liberation of Arnhem in 1945. The trip was part funded by a charity run by London's ...

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  13. Ahold, Delhaize finalise mega-merger on US nodRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Dutch retail giant Ahold and Belgian rival Delhaize on Saturday said they had finalised their mega-merger after US regulatory authorities gave the union the green light. Dutch retail giant Ahold announced in June last year it was merging with Belgian rival Delhaize to create one of the world's largest retail companies Both groups said they had inked an agreement to take effect from 2201 GMT after the Federal Trade Commission gave its assent.

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  14. Who's afraid of Beijing imposing trade sanctions?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez's remark that trade between the Philippines and China remained steady during the pendency of the West Philippine Sea case at the Permanent Court of Arbitration should be clarified based on trade records. For perspective: Scarborough Shoal, a "submersible" reef subject to the movement of tides, was seized by China in early 2012.

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  15. World needs leaders who can unite, not divideRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    After the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled against China's sovereignty claim in the South China Sea, a person posted a photo of a smashed iPhone on China's microblogging website Weibo with the words, "Remember how passionate young people smashed Japanese cars, Japanese shops and Japanese cameras during the dispute over the Diaoyutais. It is time for those who of you who call yourselves patriots to throw away your iPhone, iPad, iPod, iWatch [sac], Mac ..." The post launched an onslaught of online photos depicting trashed Apple products, posted by Chinese netizens.

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  16. China warns about meddling as envoys gather for summitRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    China would seek to prevent countries from outside Asia Pacific from "interfering" in regional cooperation, a senior Beijing A official said on Saturday on the sidelines of the Asean summit in the Laotian capital of Vientiane. Deputy Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin also hinted that Beijing would try to ensure the focus of the talks was on A economic partnerships.

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  17. FVR accepts Duterte's offer to serve as special envoy to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MindaNews

    Former President Fidel V. Ramos has accepted the offer of President Rodrigo Duterte to be the special envoy to China. "Kaya ko ," the 89-year old Ramos, told reporters at the Marco Polo Hotel Davao on Saturday evening, on his acceptance of the mission to talk with China following the July 12 ruling of a United Nations tribunal favoring the Philippines.

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  18. China removed missiles from SCS ahead of verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Times of India

    China has removed its new generation surface-to-air missiles from a disputed island in the South China Sea after US withdrew its aircraft carrier ahead of a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal, a media report said on Saturday. Judges at an arbitration tribunal in The Hague on Tuesday rejected China's claims to economic rights across large swathes of the in a ruling that will be claimed as a victory by the Philippines.

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  19. Asia's new normal - now made in China?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Increasing volume: Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a speech at the celebration of the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xi appears to be pushing for a new normal in Asia, one where China asserts a more bellicose and muscular presence.

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  20. China removed missiles from South China Sea islands ahead of UN verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | India.com

    Beijing, Jul 23: China has removed its new generation surface-to-air missiles from a disputed island in the South China Sea after US withdrew its aircraft carrier ahead of a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal, a media report said today. The images from Airbus Defence and Space showed a battery of HQ-9 missiles was removed from Woody Island before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague rejected Beijing's claims over the South China Sea, Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post quoted IHS Janes Defence magazine as reporting citing satellite images.

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