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Tillerson to press China and ASEAN states on North Korea in Manila

Tillerson to press China and ASEAN states on North Korea in ManilaBy David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press China and other Asian countries to take tougher action against North Korea when he attends regional meetings in Manila starting this week, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday. Susan Thornton, the acting assistant secretary of state for East Asia, said Tillerson would have the chance to engage with China’s foreign minister at the meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Manila, but had no plans to meet North Korea’s foreign minister there.



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35 People Killed, More Than 54 Injured In Manila Casino Attack

35 People Killed, More Than 54 Injured In Manila Casino AttackThe suspect in the attack in a casino at the Resorts World Manila entertainment complex in Philippines was said to be mentally unstable and was acting alone.



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Dozens Suffocate in Manila Casino Resort During Bizarre Attack

Dozens Suffocate in Manila Casino Resort During Bizarre AttackMore than 30 people died at a resort in the Philippine capital of Manila, but police said the gunman appeared to have carried out a bizarre, chaotic robber, not a planned terror attack.



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Did ISIS Attack Manila?

Did ISIS Attack Manila?It's unknown how many people were injured or killed.



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Manila, Beijing to open South China Sea talks next week: envoy

Manila, Beijing to open South China Sea talks next week: envoyThe Philippines and China will open bilateral talks on their dispute over the South China Sea next week, Manila’s ambassador to Beijing said on Saturday. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to deepen relations with China despite its extensive island-building in disputed parts of the South China Sea, in the hopes of securing billions of dollars’ worth of investments from Beijing. This is where the sensitive issues will be discussed,” Ambassador Jose “Chito” Santa Romana said in Beijing in comments aired by ABS-CBN television.



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Chinese survey ships entering Philippine territory: Manila

Chinese survey ships entering Philippine territory: ManilaChinese survey ships have been entering waters recognised by the United Nations as Philippine territory, Manila’s defence secretary said Thursday, in a move he described as “very concerning”. Delfin Lorenzana said the ships were seen last year near Benham Rise — a Philippine territory 250 kilometres (155 miles) off the east coast of the main island of Luzon — as well as Reed Bank in the South China Sea, which is claimed by both Manila and Beijing.



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