Sean Moheit

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SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freeze

A look at some of the most recent key developments:<p>___<p>DIVISIONS AMONG ASEAN MEMBERS WATER DOWN ANTI-CHINA STATEMENT<p>At a meeting of foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, divisions over how to deal with China again split the regional bloc. The Philippines and …

Support for Japan's Abe bounces after 'utmost grief' for war statement: poll

TOKYO (Reuters) - Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has bounced in the first poll conducted after he expressed “utmost grief” for the suffering Japan caused during World War Two in a speech marking the 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat.<p>Abe said on Friday he upheld past official …

China kicks off war commemorations with graphic exhibition

MARCO POLO BRIDGE, China (Reuters) - With dioramas of heroic Communist soldiers and graphic pictures of massacres, China formally kicked off its commemorations for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two on Tuesday with the unveiling of a new exhibition.<p>Sino-Japan relations have long been …

China

Tesla is finally building an SUV — and they want it to appeal to women

With the X, Tesla will at last have a car to satisfy the consumer's craving for crossovers and SUVs.<p>The Model S has been a home run for the company — they are selling as many they can build.<p>However, as Tesla marches towards its future as the mass-market manufacturer of Elon Musk's visions, the …

Tesla

Chinese website shows photos from disputed reef in South China Sea

A Chinese website has published photographs from one of the reefs under China’s control in the disputed South China Sea showing female sailors posing on ocean breakwalls, vegetable gardens being watered and even pigs in a pen.<p>The slideshow of 17 photographs from Fiery Cross Reef shows how quickly …

Elon Musk's growing empire is fueled by $4.9 billion in government subsidies

Los Angeles entrepreneur Elon Musk has built a multibillion-dollar fortune running companies that make electric cars, sell solar panels and launch rockets into space.<p>And he's built those companies with the help of billions in government subsidies.<p>Tesla Motors Inc., SolarCity Corp. and Space …

US Marines say unique Osprey aircraft has good safety record

HONOLULU (AP) — The fatal crash of the Marine Corps' new hybridized airplane-and-helicopter aircraft during a training exercise in Hawaii over the …

Military

Japan security council approves bid to build Australian submarines

Japan will enter the race to build Australia’s next submarine fleet, taking advantage of Shinzo Abe’s recent easing of postwar arms export bans<p>Japan is to exploit the easing of its postwar ban on arms exports by entering the race to jointly develop and build a new generation of submarines for the …

UN Security Council

India's Modi meets Xi on China visit amid warming ties

XI'AN, China (AP) — President Xi Jinping praised China's warming ties with India during a meeting Thursday between the leaders of Asia's rising …

China concerned about possible US patrols around islands

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday expressed "serious concern" about reports that the U.S. is considering sending military ships and planes to …

BREMMER: Here come the non-US drones

According to Ian Bremmer, president of political-risk consultancy Eurasia Group, the technological gap that allowed the US to enjoy coercive diplomatic advantages over its rivals is rapidly shrinking. Drones are no exception.<p>"China has moved the most quickly to develop significant drone …

Drones

Tesla Faces Competition for Customers, Subsidies

Tesla Motors Inc's plan to generate new revenue by repackaging electric car batteries as home and business power storage systems faces stiff competition for both customers and the government subsidies that are critical to the market's growth.<p>(Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc's plan to generate new …

A home battery isn't going to solve Tesla's short-term challenges

CEO Elon Musk tweeted several weeks ago that the company was planning to unveil a new product, and at the time, pretty much everyone speculated that he was simply making good on a promise to roll out a battery.<p>Confirmation, more or less, came on Wednesday in the form of an investor letter from Jeff …