29 May '17, 7am

#Bangladesh raises storm danger signal to highest level as #CycloneMora closes in

BEIJING (AFP) - China has urged the Group of Seven leading economies to "stop making irresponsible remarks" after the G-7 summit expressed concern about the situation in the East and South China Seas. China has a dispute with Japan over small uninhabited islands in the East China Sea, while its claim to most of the South China Sea is challenged by the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan. In their closing communique in Italy on Saturday (May 27), G-7 leaders said they "remain concerned about the situation" in the two seas and are "strongly opposed to any unilateral actions that could increase tensions". The text also urges "all parties to pursue demilitarisation of disputed features". Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up A Chinese foreign ministry statement quoted by state media on Monday (May 29) said China was "strongly dissatisfied at the...

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Bangladesh raises storm danger to highest level as Cyclone Mora batters coastline

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