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Thaw of Himalayas set to disrupt Asia’s rivers, crops: study

02 February, 2019 11:38 am 11:38 am

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – At least a third of the ice in the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush will thaw this century as temperatures rise, disrupting river flows vital for growing crops from China to India, scientists said on Monday. Vast Read More

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China confident of keeping 2019 growth within ‘appropriate range̵...

01 January, 2019 9:06 am 9:06 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China is fully confident that it is capable of keeping its economic growth rate within an appropriate range in 2019 in spite of challenges, state news agency Xinhua reported . “China’s economy has enough resilience, potential and Read More

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Why Davos is talking about the fight between two absentees

01 January, 2019 11:25 pm 11:25 pm

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – The two most powerful men in the world are not in Davos this year, but they remain impossible to escape. In a sweeping speech at the World Economic Forum two years ago, President Xi Jinping argued Read More

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Chinese stars hit with $1.62bn in tax crackdown

01 January, 2019 11:40 pm 11:40 pm

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese authorities have collected more than 11 billion yuan (1.25 billion pounds) in unpaid taxes from Chinese stars and entertainment companies since they hit the industry with a crackdown, state media Xinhua reported on Tuesday. Xinhua, citing Read More

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Oil rises to 2019 highs on strong China demand despite economic slowdown

01 January, 2019 12:11 pm 12:11 pm

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose to their highest for 2019 on Monday after data showed refinery processing in China, the world’s second-largest oil consumer, climbed to a record in 2018, despite a slowing economy last year. Prices are further Read More

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Asia stocks rise broadly on US-China trade relief

01 January, 2019 12:20 pm 12:20 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose across the board on Friday as a report of progress in US-China trade talks stirred hopes of a deal in their tariff dispute and supported risk sentiment. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to take their Read More

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Indian army chief confesses for spying on LOC at Pakistani boundaries

01 January, 2019 6:18 pm 6:18 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – Indian Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Bapin Rawat confessed that India is spying on Line of Control (LoC) at Pakistani boundaries. Speaking to annual conference on Thursday, Gen Rawat admitted the fact that India Read More

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South Korea, China urge concessions on both sides to end US-North Korea sta...

01 January, 2019 4:54 pm 4:54 pm

SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China and South Korea called for concessions from the United States as well as North Korea, ahead of a possible second summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, suggesting a US Read More

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North Korea’s Kim to visit China for fourth summit – newspaper

01 January, 2019 12:04 am 12:04 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is on his way to China for his fourth summit with China’s Xi Jinping, South Korean media said on Monday. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un poses for photos in Pyongyang Read More

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Taiwan president calls for international support to defend democracy

01 January, 2019 11:00 am 11:00 am

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on Saturday for international support to defend the self-ruled island’s democracy and way of life in the face of renewed threats from China. Tsai’s comments came days after Chinese President Xi Jinping Read More

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Oil stabilizes on China-US trade talks, OPEC cuts

01 January, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices steadied on Friday after China said it would hold talks with Washington on January 7-8 aimed at solving trade disputes between the two world’s biggest economies. Crude prices had previously fallen after the United States Read More

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China ‘lifts mysterious veil’ by landing probe on dark side of ...

01 January, 2019 11:38 am 11:38 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese space probe successfully touched down on the far side of the moon on Thursday, state media said, hailing it as an historic first landing there on a mission seen as an important step for China’s Read More

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Apple cuts forecast, citing weak China sales amid trade tensions

01 January, 2019 8:23 am 8:23 am

(Reuters) – Apple Inc on Wednesday took the rare step of cutting its quarterly sales forecast, with Chief Executive Tim Cook blaming slowing iPhone sales in China, whose economy has been dragged down by uncertainty around US-China trade relations. The Read More

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China to lend $2bn to Pakistan to shore up rupee

01 January, 2019 5:47 pm 5:47 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – China has pledged to lend at least $2bn to Pakistan to shore up its foreign exchange reserves and prevent further devaluations of the rupee against the dollar, the British Newspaper Financial Times reported. According to a Read More

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FM Qureshi meets Chinese counterpart, discusses bilateral relations

12 December, 2018 2:51 pm 2:51 pm

BEIJING (92 News) – Pakistan and China have reiterated their support to Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process in Afghanistan. The agreement came during a meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing. The Read More

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