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China questions U.S. threat of U.N. sanctions on South Sudan

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UNITED NATIONS - China on Friday questioned the logic behind a U.S. push to create a United Nations sanctions regime for South Sudan while warring parties there negotiate a power-sharing deal to end the conflict in the country, the world's newest state.

China to blacklist officials who interfere in court cases 27 Feb 2015

BEIJING - China will start blacklisting and punishing officials who interfere in judicial investigations and trials, state media said on Friday, as the country hastens efforts to boost the rule of law.

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Sri Lanka says China to be consulted on any project re-think 27 Feb 2015

BEIJING - Sri Lanka will not make any decision on Chinese projects it is reviewing until it consults China, Sri Lanka's foreign minister said on Friday, pledging that his new government would welcome Chinese investors.

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Draft Chinese law paves way for counter-terror operations abroad 27 Feb 2015

BEIJING - China is close to approving a law that will create a legal framework for sending troops abroad on counter-terrorism missions, as Beijing seeks to address the vulnerability of the country's growing global commercial and diplomatic interests.

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China's stealth fighter makes brief appearance in air force film 27 Feb 2015

BEIJING - China's prototype stealth fighter, the J-20, has made a rare appearance on screen after a brief shot of it was included in a new Chinese air force recruitment video.

Sri Lanka says China to be consulted on any project re-think 27 Feb 2015

BEIJING - Sri Lanka will not make any decision on Chinese projects it is reviewing until it consults China, Sri Lanka's foreign minister said on Friday, pledging that his new government would welcome Chinese investors.

White House sees China as trump card in trade debate 27 Feb 2015

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is confident lawmakers will warm up to a proposed Pacific free trade deal on the grounds it is a chance for the United States, rather than China, to dictate the rules of Asian trade, a top official said on Thursday.

China concerned at Manila decision on Chinese power workers 26 Feb 2015

BEIJING - China expressed concern on Thursday after the Philippines' energy department said it would not renew visas for 16 Chinese nationals who work for the Philippine national grid after a senator raised security concerns.

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China's military says no modernisation without respect of law 26 Feb 2015

BEIJING - China's military can only achieve its modernisation goals if it respects the law, the Central Military Commission said on Thursday, offering a warning to the armed forces which have reeled from a series of graft scandals.

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Geely-owned Volvo profit rises as China growth lifts sales to record 26 Feb 2015

STOCKHOLM - Geely-owned carmaker Volvo Car Group said on Thursday its 2014 operating profit rose 17.5 percent in its best year of sales to date as rapid expansion in China and recovery in Europe took the sting off lingering weakness for the brand in the United States.

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