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08 June 2014

Publication Date : 08-06-2014

 

Beijing begins land reclamation on a fourth disputed reef while attempting to turn another rocky outcrop into a "fully formed artificial island", The Straits Times says. Philippine Daily Inquirer says China has told off the Philippines on the reef reclamation saying "it’s none of your business". The Thai junta will brief the international community about the post-coup situation in the country, according to The Nation. Nearly 10 million will take China's college entrance examination this year, China Daily notes. Beijing reiterates its opposition to Taiwanese independence but said it welcomes exchanges with people from all quarters of Taiwan — provided they support pushing cross-strait ties forward, a report in The China Post says.

 

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