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A Chinese cook works in a restaurant behind a sign that says 'This... News PhotoBeijing,Diplomacy,District,History,Horizontal,Houhai,Politics,Restaurant,Tourist,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Chinese cook works in a restaurant behind a sign that says 'This shop does not receive the Japanese, The Philippines, The Vietnamese and Dog' at the historic tourist district of Houhai in Beijing on February 26, 2013. China is currently in border disputes with Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines and has grown increasingly assertive in recent years in claiming islands and waters even without effective control of them -- in some cases hundreds of kilometres from the Chinese mainland and close to rival claimants' coasts. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)