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Angry China stages more drills near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit

  By Reuters and published by CNA Beijing – China’s military said it carried out more exercises near Taiwan today (August 15) as a group of US lawmakers visited the Chinese-claimed island and met President Tsai Ing-wen, in what Beijing said was an infringement of its sovereignty. The five US lawmakers, led by Senator Ed

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Pro-Prayut lawmakers take legal twist for divided-by-500 electoral system

By Thai Newsroom Reporters A VAST MAJORITY OF LAWMAKERS faithful to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (July 6) dumped the mixed-member-majority system and instead endorsed the mixed-member-proportional system for use in the next general election, fueling the criticism that the executive branch has unduly interfered in the business of the legislative branch. In a second

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