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21 January 2018 3:51 PM US Navy sails near disputed South China Sea waters, sparking outrage in Beijing

Shanghai: A US Navy destroyer has sailed near the Scarborough Shoal, a disputed South China Sea lagoon claimed by China, angering Beijing. China's foreign ministry said USS Hopper missile destroyer came within 12 nautical miles off Huangyan Island, better known as the Scarborough Shoal and subject to a claim by the Philippines, a historic ally of the United 5

17 January 2018 8:00 AM Commonwealth Games help Paralympic star Evan O'Hanlon become world champion

If it wasn't for that, then the 100-metre sprinter in the T38 class - O'Hanlon has cerebral palsy - wouldn't have gone to London and wouldn't have claimed his eighth world title. The 29-year-old has also won five Olympic Games gold medals, along with the silver he picked up in Brazil when China's Jianwen Hu beat him in a world-record time. O'Hanlon was able to turn the tables 12

12 January 2018 2:59 AM Markets Live: Miners pull ASX higher

The mighty force of consumerism has taken hold in China. In 2018, retail sales in China are expected to equal or surpass sales in the United States for the first time, another definitive marker in China's rise to economic superpower status. The growth of China's domestic retail market is luring everyone from automakers to make up companies that want to cash in on the country's 24

12 January 2018 2:59 AM Queensland LNG exports hit record levels

Resources are boosting the Queensland economy, with the state recording record LNG exports over the past year. Data released on Friday shows LNG exorts from Queensland in 2017 totalled 20.2 million tonnes, eclipsing the 2016 record by 2.7 million tonnes. Queensland Resources Council chief executive Ian Macfarlane said the LNG sector was forecast to continue 12 1

11 January 2018 10:26 PM Malaysia approves new search for MH370

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's government says it has approved a new attempt by a private company to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, nearly four years after its disappearance sparked one of aviation's biggest mysteries. The Houston, Texas-based company Ocean Infinity dispatched a search vessel this past week to look in the southern Indian 21

10 January 2018 10:14 PM Markets Live: ASX set to extend losses

Wall Street's major indexes fell on Wednesday, stalling the rally that marked the start of 2018, after a report that China is considering slowing its purchases of US government debt. "We've had a tremendous run, mostly unabated since Trump's election in 2016 and with no volatility. If we do see a pullback, that's going to be a buying opportunity," said Michael 24

10 January 2018 8:00 AM South Korea says sanctions stay, despite Olympic detente with North

Beijing: South Korean President Moon Jae-in says there will be no easing of sanctions against North Korea, despite preparations now under way for North Korea's participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics. South Korea on Wednesday sent its nuclear envoy to Washington to brief the United States on the high-level dialogue held with North Korea a day earlier 12 1

7 January 2018 9:44 PM Republicans defend Donald Trump's mental stability as Stephen Bannon issues apology

Washington: Republicans and Trump allies rushed to defend US President Donald Trump's mental stability on Sunday, as former White House aide Stephen Bannon issued an apology for his role in the furore that's followed the release of a controversial new book. Bannon provided a statement to the political website Axios expressing "regret" for comments attributed 23

4 January 2018 12:02 AM Simona Halep bags top billing for 2018 Australian Open

World No.1 Simona Halep assured herself of top billing for the Australian Open after powering past local hope Duan Yingying and into the quarter-finals of the Shenzhen Open in China. Halep hit 21 winners and won five out of eight break points to prevail 3-6 6-1 6-2 and secure her top ranking going into next week and top seeding for Melbourne ahead of Caroline 33

1 January 2018 7:17 AM Chinese paper warns Australia on 'interference' in South China Sea

Bangkok: A Chinese Communist Party-owned newspaper has published an article warning that Australia's "interference" in the flashpoint waters of the South China Sea may prompt China to "adopt strong countermeasures which will seriously impact Australian economic development". Zhang Ye, a researcher at the Chinese Naval Research Institute in Beijing, wrote 33