Helena Krakue

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Hagel: China destabilises Asia-Pacific region

The US defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, has said China actions in the South China Sea are "destabilising" and "unilateral", rubbishing Beijing's description of the waters as a "sea of peace, friendship and cooperation".<p>Hagel made the remarks on Saturday at an Asian security summit in Singapore, …

China reacts sharply to Hagel’s criticisms of its ‘destabilizing’ actions against neighbors

By Karen DeYoung<p>, Associate editor/reporter<p>SINGAPORE — China accused Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel of using threatening and unexpected language in a speech earlier Saturday in which he criticized Chinese aggression in maritime disputes with its Asian neighbors.<p>Hagel’s remarks to an Asian …

In junta-ruled Thailand, the simple act of reading in public is the new resistance

In junta-ruled Thailand, where the army recently took power in a coup, the simple act of reading in public has become an act of resistance.<p>On Saturday evening in Bangkok, about a dozen people gathered in the middle of a busy, elevated walkway connecting several of the capital's most luxurious …