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China warns of reprisal as Japanese city changes disputed area name

By Reuters, published by Channel NewsAsia Beijing: China said today (June 22) it reserves the right to respond to a Japanese city’s decision to rename the administrative area that includes remote islands claimed by both China and Japan and have long been a source of friction between the neighbours. The row over the uninhabited East

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Pattaya beach booze ban still in place

By Thai Newsroom Reporters NO PEOPLE ARE AS YET allowed to drink alcoholic beverages on the beaches of Pattaya under anti-pandemic measures, confirmed a city official today (June 22.2020). Noppradol Viravat, deputy chief of Pattaya City’s Cleanliness and Orderliness Department, confirmed no tourists or local villagers are currently allowed to drink on the beaches of

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