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International relations

US and China engage in 'war of words' over Myanmar and Philippines

Washington condemns meddling in region but Beijing says comments 'hypocritical'

China-occupied Subi Reef, part of the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.   © Reuters

YANGON -- The U.S. and China have engaged in a diplomatic spat regarding Myanmar and the Philippines as China increases its influence in the Southeast Asian region.

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