Geoduck Getdown? Chinese premier admits ‘friction’ with the United States

China is in the midst of a sovereignty dispute with U.S.-ally Japan over a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea. China also has conflicting territorial claims with the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei across a waterway in the South China Sea that provides 10 percent of the global fisheries catch and carries $5 trillion in ship-borne trade. For its part, Beijing has expressed concern over the U.S. military “pivot” towards Asia. Read more here the star.com  09:23