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China warns it could set up an air defence zone in South China Sea

A defiant China has now formalised its objections to an international tribunal ruling that says its claims to territorial rights in the South China Sea have no legal…

A defiant China has now formalised its objections to an international tribunal ruling that says its claims to territorial rights in the South China Sea have no legal…

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Beijing begins military exercise in South China Sea

Tension is mounting ahead of a hotly-anticipated international ruling due on competing claims by China and the Philippines in the region.

Tension is mounting ahead of a hotly-anticipated international ruling due on competing claims by China and the Philippines in the region.

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Philippines: Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as president

The Philippines has a new president after Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in during a ceremony in Manila following his resounding election victory in May.

The Philippines has a new president after Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in during a ceremony in Manila following his resounding election victory in May.

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China vows to reject South China Sea ruling

Beijing's comments come on the fringes of Asia's biggest security summit in Singapore, where the situation is being viewed with concern.

Beijing's comments come on the fringes of Asia's biggest security summit in Singapore, where the situation is being viewed with concern.

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Will the Philippines reinstate the death penalty?

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has pledged to bring back hanging and introduce a "shoot-to-kill" policy for the police.

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has pledged to bring back hanging and introduce a "shoot-to-kill" policy for the police.

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Rodrigo Duterte: from "The Punisher" to president

He has been called a “maverick” and nicknamed “Digong Duterte”. The 71-year-old former mayor of Davao is perhaps the least orthodox politician to

He has been called a “maverick” and nicknamed “Digong Duterte”. The 71-year-old former mayor of Davao is perhaps the least orthodox politician to

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Duterte out in front in Philippine election

With record turnout and the majority of votes counted, "The Punisher" is poised to be the next president

With record turnout and the majority of votes counted, "The Punisher" is poised to be the next president

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Rodrigo Duterte claims victory as Philippines president

Rodrigo Duterte, a controversial mayor, accused of having links to death squads and vigilante killers, has claimed victory as president of the

Rodrigo Duterte, a controversial mayor, accused of having links to death squads and vigilante killers, has claimed victory as president of the