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Cadence of Conflict: Asia, August 10, 2015


A typhoon and some bad follow-up weather beat up Pacific Asia over the weekend and it’s not over. China’s controversial island building got ASEAN’s attention and John Kerry’s time. Beijing claims that island reclaiming has ceased, Kerry has not confirmed. The typhoon was an interruption to many things this week, including the curriculum controversy in … Continue reading

China’s response to the MH17 tragedy? Condemn the West


On July 18, shortly after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed over eastern Ukraine, extinguishing 298 lives, China’s Xinhua state news agency cautioned against making snap judgments. The U.S. and other Western nations had begun to finger pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine for shooting down the Boeing 777 passenger plane, but Xinhua dismissed such accusations as “rash” … Continue reading

Malaysia Airlines staff assaulted, held hostage for 10 hrs by angry relatives in China


Tensions between grieving Chinese families in Beijing and Malaysian Airlines staff boiled over this week when airline staff were held inside a hotel for 10 hours by angry family members and a security officer was allegedly assaulted. Malaysian Airlines released a statement about the two incidents which occurred late on Thursday and early yesterday as … Continue reading

Australia’s diplomatic dilemma as China intervenes in Indian Ocean plane search


The Australian government faces a potentially delicate diplomatic balancing act as China seeks a greater role in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Under pressure from the families of the 153 Chinese citizens onboard, China has sent three navy vessels to join the Australia-led search in the so-called southern corridor, according to state … Continue reading

China tries to become “Asia’s policeman” in missing plane saga; sends team uninvited to Malaysia to “advise” on search and rescue mission


In the aftermath of the March 8 disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people on board, 153 of them Chinese nationals, Beijing is flexing its muscles. The Chinese government has dispatched two warships, 10 satellites, over 50 marines to the South China Sea, and – although the Malaysian government didn’t formally invite them – a … Continue reading

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