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US commander says China missile fire over Taiwan must be contested

  By AFP and published by The Straits Times Singapore – China’s recent decision to fire missiles over Taiwan is a “gorilla in the room” that has to be contested, a top US military commander said today (August 16). Beijing has carried out huge air and sea drills this month around Taiwan in a furious

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Prayut could stay put for months pending court ruling on 8-year tenure

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha might probably stay on as head of government for several months after next week pending a ruling by the Constitutional Court over his contentious eight-year tenure, said a veteran lawmaker today (August 16). Deputy Sarng Anakhot Thai party leader Nipit Intharasombat posted on his Facebook page saying

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