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Blinken postpones China trip over ‘spy balloon’ incident 

  By Reuters and published by CNA Washington – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken postponed a visit to China that had been expected to start on Friday (Feb. 3) after a suspected Chinese spy balloon was tracked flying across the United States in what Washington called a “clear violation” of US sovereignty.  The Pentagon

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Rush to catch balloon frogs amid the floods in Phayao

RESIDENTS of northern Phayao province turned the heavy flooding from two days of torrential rain into an opportunity as they enthusiastically caught balloon frogs for sale, Naewna newspaper said today (Apr. 20). Despite infrastructure in this province being badly flooded the residents waded in the floodwater to catch the balloon frog, also known as blunt-headed

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