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China’s Hubei province reports 116 new coronavirus deaths

02 February, 2020 8:14 am 8:14 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China’s Hubei province has risen by 116, with the total number of cases up by nearly 5,000, the province’s health commission said on Friday. The commission did not disclose the total number of deaths from the newly identified virus, which stood at 1,310 on … Read More

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Coronavirus kills ‘hero’ Chinese doctor who sounded alarm as to...

02 February, 2020 8:11 am 8:11 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese doctor who tried to warn the world about a new coronavirus died of the disease on Friday, prompting an outpouring of sorrow as the death toll passed 630 and Beijing declared a “people’s war” on the rapidly spreading pathogen. Li Wenliang, 34, died in the early hours of the morning … Read More

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Pakistani students in Wuhan seek government’s help

01 January, 2020 4:28 pm 4:28 pm

BEIJING (92 News) – Pakistani students studying in the Engineering and Science University of Wuhan have requested for help from the government over alarming outbreak of the coronavirus. In a video message, Pakistani students from Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in Wuhan sought help from the Chinese and Pakistani government over alarming outbreak of … Read More

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China to lower import tariffs on frozen pork, avocados from January 1

12 December, 2019 10:00 pm 10:00 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will lower tariffs on products ranging from frozen pork and avocado to some types of semiconductors next year as Beijing looks to boost imports amid a slowing economy and a trade war with the United States. Next year, China will implement temporary import tariffs, which are lower than the most-favored-nation tariffs, … Read More

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Xi vows support for Hong Kong leader during most difficult time

12 December, 2019 5:10 pm 5:10 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday, saying he recognised her courage to govern the Asian financial hub in these “most difficult” times. “The situation in Hong Kong in 2019 was the most complex and difficult since its return to the motherland,” Xi told … Read More


China November exports unexpectedly fall, but imports rebound

12 December, 2019 9:59 am 9:59 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s exports in November shrank for the fourth consecutive month, customs data showed on Sunday, confounding market expectations for a rise and underscoring persistent pressures on manufacturers from the Sino-US trade dispute. The 17-month long trade war has heightened the risks of a global recession and fuelled speculation that Beijing will unleash … Read More

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China warns US over Uighur bill, raising doubts over early trade deal

12 December, 2019 4:53 pm 4:53 pm

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China warned on Wednesday that the US House of Representatives bill calling for a tougher US response to Beijing’s treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority will impact bilateral cooperation, clouding prospects for a near-term deal to end a trade war. Expectations of a quick deal had receded already, after US President Donald … Read More

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China wants US tariffs rolled back in phase one trade deal

12 December, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing is insisting US tariffs must be rolled back as part of any phase one trade deal with Washington, China’s Global Times newspaper said on Sunday citing unnamed sources, amid continued uncertainty on whether the two sides can strike a deal. “A US pledge to scrap tariffs scheduled for December 15 cannot … Read More

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China-US trade war to ease but conflicts will persist: former finance minis...

11 November, 2019 10:33 am 10:33 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – A Sino-US trade war could ease somewhat but wider conflicts between the world’s two largest economies will continue, Lou Jiwei, a former Chinese finance minister, said on Saturday. “Look at the next development, there could be compromises in the trade war at a certain stage, and we have seen signs of compromising,” … Read More

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Osaka wins second Asian title with victory over Barty in Beijing

10 October, 2019 8:41 pm 8:41 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – Japan’s Naomi Osaka fought back from a set down to beat Australian world number one Ash Barty 3-6 6-3 6-2 in the final of the China Open in Beijing on Sunday. It was world number four Osaka’s second title in the Asian swing after clinching the Pan Pacific Open in Japan last … Read More


Osaka sets up quarter-final clash with Andreescu in Beijing

10 October, 2019 8:51 pm 8:51 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – Fourth seed Naomi Osaka beat American Alison Riske 6-4 6-0 in the China Open in Beijing on Thursday to set up a quarter-final clash with US Open champion Bianca Andreescu. Osaka, who won the Pan Pacific Open in Japan last month, converted five of eight break points and won the final 10 … Read More

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China’s top diplomat says Beijing willing to buy more US products

09 September, 2019 10:11 am 10:11 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – China’s top diplomat said that China was willing to buy more US products, and said trade talks would yield results if both sides “take more enthusiastic measures” to show goodwill and reduce “pessimistic language” in their trade dispute. Wang Yi, China’s state councillor and foreign minister, said in response to questions … Read More

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China says has no intent to play ‘Game of Thrones’ but warns on...

09 September, 2019 12:52 pm 12:52 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – China’s top diplomat hit back at US criticism of its trade and development model, saying Beijing had no intention to “play the Game of Thrones on the world stage” but warned Washington to respect its sovereignty, including in Hong Kong. Wang Yi, China’s foreign minister and state councilor, said Beijing would … Read More

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FM Qureshi reaches China on diplomatic mission

08 August, 2019 9:42 am 9:42 am

BEIJING (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi arrived in Beijing on Friday to hold consultations with the Chinese leadership after New Delhi revoked special status of the Indian occupied Kashmir. The foreign minister arrived in Beijing along with foreign secretary Sohail Mehmood and senior officials of the Foreign Ministry. During his visit, the … Read More

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Asia stocks retreat after Fed tempers aggressive rate cut expectations

06 June, 2019 8:58 am 8:58 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks retreated on Wednesday and the dollar inched up from three-month lows after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations in the markets for aggressive monetary easing. Fed Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the central bank is “insulated from short-term political pressures,” pushing back against US President Donald Trump’s demand for a … Read More