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The South China Morning Post is reporting that China has assembled half a million soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Fujian province. The move is seen as a serious warning to Taiwan not to pursue what Red China sees as separatist moves. Yesterday, a senior Compaq executive warned that the worldwide IT industry would be jeopardised by any war between the Republic of China (ROC) and mainland China. With all respect to Compaq, that's possibly the least of our worries... (Story: Compaq fears for $7 billion if Taiwan and China fight) World leaders are attempting to cool the simmering pot. The story is here. ®

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