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A worker sits by a billboard depicting the Central Business District under construction in Beijing, China, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. Responding to remarks by Donald Trump, China's Foreign Ministry on Monday said the country's "one-China principle" regarding Taiwan is not negotiable and any attempt to reconsider the issue would be self-defeating.<br>Ng Han Guan/AP

'One China' policy not negotiable, China tells Trump

Responding to remarks by Donald Trump, China's Foreign Ministry on Monday said the country's "one-China principle" regarding Taiwan is not negotiable and any attempt to reconsider the issue would be self-defeating.

US, Philippine forces exchanging subject matter experts

United States and Philippine militaries will conduct “subject matter expert exchanges” at Clark Air Base in Pampanga until January 25, according to the Pacific Air Forces.


Land-swap deal for S. Korean THAAD site may be delayed

Officials may have to delay the signing of a land-swap deal that is needed for the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system to counter the growing threat from North Korea, the defense ministry said Monday.


US, Japan finalize agreement narrowing SOFA for contractors

The United States and Japan signed an agreement Monday that could end Status of Forces Agreement coverage for some military contractors without specialized skills.

Japan gropes for cyberattack solution as victims suffer in silence

Was it just one of countless cyberattacks the ministry detects daily, or a sign that another nation is silently waging war against Japan?


China state media call Trump's Taiwan strategy 'despicable'

China's foreign ministry on Sunday again rejected President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use American policy on Taiwan as a bargaining chip between the two sides.


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