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U.S. Ramps Up Flyovers near China as Tensions Rise in South China Sea

The U.S. Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) announced on Tuesday that American B-1B Lancer bombers recently “conducted a mission over the South China Sea, just days after training with the U.S. Navy near Hawaii, demonstrating the credibility of U.S. Air Force forces to address a diverse and uncertain security environment.”

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China Brings Fighter Jets to Illegal South China Sea Base

Chinese military aircraft have been spotted at China’s largest illegal military base in the disputed South China Sea, suggesting that the People’s Liberation Army Navy Air Force (PLANAF) have started to use the site as a strategic operations base, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported on Wednesday, citing military surveillance by defense intelligence source Jane’s.

This picture taken on Septernber 12, 2015 shows the J-11B fighter aircraft from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force performing at the Dafangshen airport in Changchun, China's Jilin province during the bi-annual Changchun airshow. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Hackers Linked to Vietnam Target Wuhan Government

Cybersecurity firm FireEye reported on Wednesday that a hacking group called APT32, which has been linked to the government of Vietnam, launched attacks on email accounts used by the Chinese Ministry of Emergency Management and the city government of Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Samsung Positioned to Profit from Apple’s Coronavirus Production Woes

A recent report claims that Samsung Electronics could benefit massively from Apple’s manufacturing problems in China caused by the coronavirus spreading throughout the country. Apple’s iPhone production relies heavily on China, while Samsung has distributed its production facilities throughout Asia.

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Vietnam Quarantines 10,000 Villagers for Coronavirus

The first mass quarantine outside of China for the Wuhan coronavirus was reported in Vietnam on Thursday, with over 10,000 people living in farming communities near Hanoi locked down for 20 days after six virus infections were discovered.

Local residents wearing protective facemasks amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus wait to pass through a checkpoint in Son Loi commune in Vinh Phuc province on February 13, 2020. - Villages in Vietnam with 10,000 people close to the nation's capital were placed under quarantine on February 13 after six …