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China is ready to pounce if Trump axes Pacific trade deal

China is ready to pounce if Trump axes Pacific trade deal

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh told Vietnam Summit 2016 in HCM City early this month that with Việt Nam's signing the TPP agreement, the country hoped to tighten trade ties with Asia Pacific countries and create more business opportunities for Việt Nam and other TPP members.



Dhaka to send back Rohingyas infiltrating Bangladesh fleeing Myanmar unrest

Many people in mainly Buddhist Myanmar regard the country's 1.1 million Rohingya as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. "I brought Johra's three children with me as they had nobody to look after them", Ms Khatun told AFP over a video call from a makeshift medical camp near the border.



Australian diplomats to soon meet teen drug suspect in Bali

They said Mr Murphy's family and friends would be "relieved" to hear confirmation from Bali police chief Sugeng Priyanto that there was no trace of illicit drugs in the substance or in the teenager's system . Forensics are also said to be examining Murphy's blood and alcohol. If you haven't signed up for auto-updates about the shitty state of affairs at Schoolies (who actually has?), then you might've missed the whole " Jamie Murphy and the little bag of sus powder" saga.


Trump picks SC Gov. Haley to be UN ambassador

Trump picks SC Gov. Haley to be UN ambassador

Trump is well aware of the importance and the critical nature of South Carolina's role in his election", he said, as speculation swirled that Trump was considering Haley for a job somewhere in his administration. During the week-long trip, the governor and more than two dozen others in her traveling party rang up $127,000 in expenses staying in five-star hotels and dining at fancy restaurants.



French conservatives voting in first presidential primary

They will face each other in a run-off next Sunday. Some voters may have chosen Fillon to defy polls and media that pointed to Juppe as the favorite to win the conservative nomination. Fillon - who has enjoyed a recent boost in popularity thanks to his image of authority and seriousness compared to Sarkozy's more outspoken, brazen demeanor - pledges to organize a referendum on a quota system for immigrants.