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China calls on US to ‘stop flexing muscles’ in South China Sea

11 November, 2019 4:08 pm 4:08 pm

BANGKOK (Reuters) – China on Monday called on the US military to stop flexing its muscles in the South China Sea and to avoid adding “new uncertainties” over Taiwan, during high-level talks that underscored tension between the world’s two largest economies. The remarks by Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe to US Defense Secretary Mark Esper, … Read More

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China, US had constructive phone call on trade

11 November, 2019 9:39 am 9:39 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and United States had “constructive talks” on trade in a high-level phone call on Saturday, state media Xinhua said. China’s Vice Premier Liu He, US trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were on the call. The two sides discussed each other’s core issues for the first phase of … Read More

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China completes crucial landing test for first Mars mission in 2020

11 November, 2019 5:37 pm 5:37 pm

HUAILAI, China (Reuters) – China on Thursday successfully completed a crucial landing test in northern Hebei province ahead of a historic unmanned exploration mission to Mars next year. China is on track to launch its Mars mission, Zhang Kejian, head of the China National Space Administration, said on Thursday, speaking to foreign diplomats and the … Read More

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China announces role in Afghan peace process

11 November, 2019 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – China’s Special Envoy on Afghan Affairs, Ambassador Deng Xijun, called on Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood on Tuesday. Senior officials from both sides were present on the occasion. The secretary shared Pakistan’s perspective on Pakistan-Afghanistan bilateral relations, Afghanistan’s peace and reconciliation process, and Afghanistan-China-Pakistan trilateral dialogue. He reaffirmed the importance Pakistan attached … Read More

China backs bolder action to counter roots of Hong Kong unrest: official

11 November, 2019 5:10 pm 5:10 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Beijing supports bolder action to tackle the roots of unrest that has rocked Hong Kong for months, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday, just hours after a knife-wielding man attacked a pro-Beijing lawmaker in the Chinese-ruled city. Han Zheng, a vice premier, said at a meeting with Hong Kong leader … Read More

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TikTok stresses its independence from China but US lawmakers are unconvince...

11 November, 2019 8:54 am 8:54 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – TikTok, a video app popular with teens, stressed its independence from China in a letter to US lawmakers but failed to convince Senator Josh Hawley, who chaired a hearing on Tuesday on the security of US citizens’ personal data. TikTok, a unit of Chinese-based ByteDance Ltd, said in a letter to lawmakers, … Read More

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US needs allies in fight against China

11 November, 2019 2:13 pm 2:13 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US risks becoming increasingly isolated unless it works with allies to oppose predatory of China economic policies, according to a new report that maps out a comprehensive strategy of US partial disengagement from China. The report by the non-profit, non-partisan National Bureau of Asian Research calls for a four-part strategy to … Read More

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Pakistan Navy commissions survey ship Behr Massah

11 November, 2019 3:32 pm 3:32 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan Navy commissioned survey ship “Behr Massah” at a ceremony in Karachi on Monday. The research ship, which has been built in China for Pakistan Navy, is equipped with modern apparatus and will be used to explore natural resources in the sea. Speaking at the ceremony, Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood … Read More

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US-China trade deal in sight after progress in high-level talks

11 November, 2019 9:00 am 9:00 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China said they made progress in talks aimed at defusing a nearly 16-month-long trade war that has harmed the global economy, and US officials said a deal could be signed this month. The Chinese Commerce Ministry said the world’s two largest economies had reached “consensus on principles” during … Read More

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Steel-cutting ceremony of two warships for Pak Navy held in China

11 November, 2019 8:24 pm 8:24 pm

BEIJING (92 News) – The steel-cutting ceremony of two warships of Type 054 A/P frigates project being built for Pak Navy was held at Hudong Zhonghua (HZ) Shipyard China. Chief Naval Overseer (CNO) China Commodore Azfar Humayun of Pakistan Navy and President China Shipbuilding Trading Company (CSTC) jointly performed the steel-cutting of the two of … Read More

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China’s Hebei issues orange smog alert effective Nov. 1

10 October, 2019 10:42 am 10:42 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top steelmaking province of Hebei has issued an “orange” smog alert effective from Nov. 1, with pollution expected to be “severe”, the local environment bureau said on Wednesday. Unfavorable weather conditions, including rising humidity and weak southerly winds, would make it harder for smog particles to be diffused, it said. Orange … Read More

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China disapproves FATF’s politicization, anti-Pakistan designs

10 October, 2019 11:39 am 11:39 am

BEIJING (Web Desk) – Reiterating its support to Pakistan at the FATF platform, China has categorically announced that it did not want the forum to be politicized as some countries are pursuing their political agenda in a bid to blacklist Pakistan. “China does not want the FATF to be politicised by any single country. There … Read More

Tech, consultations, parts, U.S. trade deal, completed, China

Tech consultations on parts of US trade deal completed: China’s Comme...

10 October, 2019 3:00 pm 3:00 pm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) — Chinese Vice Premier Liu He had a phone call with U.S. trade officials as both countries confirmed technical consultations on some parts of a trade agreement were basically completed, China’s Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Saturday. Liu spoke with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven … Read More

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Huawei launches foldable phone in China at prices starting from $2,400

10 October, 2019 5:26 pm 5:26 pm

SHENZHEN (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd started taking orders on Wednesday in China for its eagerly awaited foldable smartphone, as it ramps up marketing at home to make up for weak overseas sales amid US trade sanctions. The launch of the 5G Mate X smartphone has been delayed twice this year, as Huawei, the … Read More

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China’s next commercial rockets to make test flights in 2020, 2021

10 October, 2019 10:44 am 10:44 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will launch test flights for the next two space rockets in its Smart Dragon series meant for commercial use in 2020 and 2021, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday, as an expected boom in satellite deployment gathers pace. The release of the flight schedule by China Rocket Co, a … Read More