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China using ‘debtbook diplomacy’ to spread its strategic aims in Asia Pacific

The Chinese government is leveraging billions of dollars in debts to gain political leverage with developing countries across Asia and the Pacific, a new report presented to the US State Department claims.

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EU-Africa trade relations: Why Africa needs the economic partnership agreements

For nearly three decades, Europe’s trade relations with the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, former European colonies, were based on unilateral preferences under the Lomé Convention, first signed in 1975.

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More than 80 people on missing Kiribati ferry, search for survivors continues

Authorities confirmed on Wednesday that a missing Kiribati ferry had held more than 80 passengers, as Australian and U.S. planes scoured the central Pacific ocean for survivors, more than a week after it sunk.

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Ferry that sank in Pacific was ordered not to carry people

The Kiribati government says a ferry that sank this month near the remote Pacific nation had been damaged and was ordered not to carry passengers before it sailed.

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Ferry with about 50 aboard missing near Pacific’s Kiribati

A ferry with an estimated 50 people aboard has been missing for more than a week off the coast of the Pacific nation of Kiribati, rescue authorities said Saturday.

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US Navy locates crashed plane deep on Pacific seabed

The U.S. Navy has located a transport aircraft deep on the Pacific Ocean floor where it crashed in November, killing three sailors on board.

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US Navy prepares to comb sea bed for crashed plane, sailors

The U.S. Navy said it will deploy deep water salvage experts to search for a transport aircraft that crashed in the western Pacific last month, killing three sailors.

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Russia’s Pacific Fleet ships arrive in Myanmar on unofficial visit

A Pacific Fleet squadron has arrived in Myanmar on an unofficial visit on Thursday, Pacific Fleet spokesman Nikolay Voskresensky said.

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Philippine president Duterte kicks off Asian summit, shakes hands with Trump

President Trump is winding down his lengthy Asia trip with an international summit and a trio of meetings with Pacific Rim allies, including his host in the Philippines who is overseeing a bloody drug war.

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Trump, Duterte meet for first time at APEC summit

U.S. President Donald Trump met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for the first time at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam on Saturday.

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New Zealand considers creating climate change refugee visas

New Zealand’s new government is considering creating a visa category to help relocate Pacific peoples displaced by climate change.

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North Korea diplomat says take atmospheric nuclear test threat ‘literally’

The recent warning from North Korea’s foreign minister of a possible atmospheric nuclear test over the Pacific Ocean should be taken literally, a senior North Korean official told CNN in an interview aired on Wednesday.

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Typhoon Lan sweeps across Japan; 2 reported dead

A powerful typhoon caused flooding and landslides along the Pacific coast of Japan, killing at least two people before heading out to sea Monday.

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Why is North Korea terrorizing the US with a hydrogen bomb?

With its recent threat to detonate a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean, North Korea continues to be a major irritant with respect to maintaining peace and security in the region around itself and also in the whole world.

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Tropical Storm Pilar forms off Mexico’s Pacific coast

Tropical Storm Pilar has formed just off western Mexico and is expected to brush its Pacific coast near the resort of Puerto Vallarta.

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New Zealand’s general election: all you need to know

The New Zealand general election is only days away and anticipation is building in the south Pacific nation where, for the first time in a decade, the outcome of the vote is genuinely up for grabs.

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