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Drug parcels heading for Taiwan, Australia seized at airport

THREE international parcels containing 7,880 grammes of heroin and 4,440 grammes of liquid Ice (liquid crystal methamphetamine)  with the former heading for Taiwan and the latter Australia were seized at Don Mueang Airport over the past two days, TV Channel 7 said today (Oct. 15). Mr. Wichai Chaimongkol, secretary-general of the Office of the Narcotics

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Japan protests after Chinese missiles land in its exclusive economic zone

  By AFP and Reuters, published by CNA Tokyo – Ballistic missiles fired by China are believed to have landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) for the first time, Tokyo’s defence minister said today (August 4). “Five of the nine ballistic missiles launched by China are believed to have landed within Japan’s EEZ,” Nobuo

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CAAT warns airlines to beware of Chinese drills near Taiwan

  THE CIVIL Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) said with China holding live-fire drills in six zones surrounding Taiwan for almost a week and announcing that airlines serving the Asian routes should avoid Taiwan airspace it has accordingly informed airlines of this development, Matichon newspaper said this evening (August 3). Mr. Suthipong Kongpool, CAAT’s director,

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US pushes arms sales surge to ‘Fortress Taiwan,’ needling China – sources

By Reuters staff and published by Nasdaq.com Washington – The United States plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China. Pursuing seven sales at once is a rare departure

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