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Vietnam demands that China remove oil rig

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam said China has moved an oil rig into disputed waters in the South China Sea, in a possible repeat of a 2014 stand-off between the communist neighbors. Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh said in a statement posted on the ministry’s website late Tuesday that Vietnam has raised concerns with China over the movement of Haiyang ...

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China halts operations of 3 oil, gas facilities close to residences

SHANGHAI – Three Chinese energy firms were told by local authorities in China to halt operations, after massive blasts at a warehouse in Tianjin last week raised public concerns that some facilities storing hazardous materials are too close to homes and schools. The Tianjin port warehouse, which had stored about 700 tonnes of the deadly chemical sodium cyanide, was 600 ...

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