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Xi visits Wuhan, signaling tide turning in China’s coronavirus battle

03 March, 2020 4:33 pm 4:33 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday made his first visit to Wuhan since a coronavirus outbreak forced a lockdown of the city of 11 million people, in a sign that authorities’ efforts to control the virus are working. Xi’s arrived on the same day that Wuhan shut the last of 14 temporary … 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

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Australia leaning toward unchanged XI for second test – Langer

11 November, 2019 8:10 am 8:10 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia are likely to field an unchanged team for the second test against Pakistan starting in Adelaide on Friday, coach Justin Langer said. The hosts beat Pakistan by an innings and five runs in Brisbane to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series, with only the usually reliable Steve Smith failing … Read More

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Attempts to split China risk bodies smashed, bones ground to powder: Xi

10 October, 2019 11:26 am 11:26 am

BEIJING (AFP) – President Xi Jinping has warned that any attempts to split China would result in “bodies smashed and bones ground to powder”, amid four months of anti-Beijing unrest in Hong Kong. Xi issued the dire message during a weekend visit to Nepal, according to a foreign ministry statement released on Sunday. “Anyone who … Read More

Trump hits China with more tariffs, says Xi moving too slowly on trade

08 August, 2019 8:58 am 8:58 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply raising the stakes in a bruising trade war with China and jolting global financial markets. The announcement on Thursday extends Trump’s trade tariffs to nearly all China’s imports into the United States … Read More

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China warns of long road ahead for deal with US after ice-breaking talks

06 June, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

OSAKA (Reuters) – China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries’ presidents held ice-breaking talks in Japan. The world’s two largest economies are in the midst of a … Read More

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Trump, Xi agree to resume US-China trade talks during G-20 summit

06 June, 2019 2:36 pm 2:36 pm

OSAKA (Web Desk) – The United States and China have agreed to restart trade negotiations, easing a protracted row that has fuelled a global economic slowdown. US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping reached the agreement on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. Mr Trump said the talks had been “excellent”. … Read More

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No tariff reprieve for China, talks with Xi could be productive: Trump

06 June, 2019 3:18 pm 3:18 pm

OSAKA (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump on Friday said he had not promised Chinese President Xi Jinping a reprieve from escalating tariffs in a trade war that is casting a shadow on global growth, but felt their talks planned for the next day would be productive. Beijing, for its part, said it hoped Washington … Read More

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Trump talks trade at G20, China’s Xi warns against protectionism

06 June, 2019 10:02 am 10:02 am

OSAKA (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump made clear on Friday that trade was his top priority at a summit of leaders of Group of 20 nations, as China’s Xi Jinping warned against rising protectionism and India, Japan and Russia defended multilateral trade rules. Trump, who is holding a series of meetings on the sidelines … Read More

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‘I Love Thee, China’ – North Korea woos Xi in lavish stat...

06 June, 2019 9:51 am 9:51 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of “serious and complicated” international affairs, was good for regional peace, North Korean state media said on Friday. Xi arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday for a two-day visit, the first by a … Read More

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‘We’re still trying to find our best XI’ – Brad Had...

06 June, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

LONDON (92 News) – Australia’s assistant coach Brad Haddin believes that the team is yet to find its best combination at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, despite being placed at the top of the points table. Australia have won four of their five games in the tournament so far, with their only loss … Read More

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Imran Khan, Xi express resolve to advance CPEC

06 June, 2019 4:02 pm 4:02 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan and China have expressed resolve to advance China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and build Pakistan-China community of shared future in the new era. The resolve was expressed at a cordial meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the SCO Council of Heads of … Read More

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China’s Xi says Belt and Road must be green, sustainable

04 April, 2019 8:48 am 8:48 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Belt and Road initiative must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said at the opening of a summit on his grand plan on Friday, adding that the massive infrastructure and trade plan should result in “high quality” growth for everyone. Xi’s plan to rebuild the old Silk Road to connect … Read More

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US-China trade talks resume next week, focus on intellectual property

02 February, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US negotiators are preparing to press China next week on longstanding demands that it reform how it treats American companies’ intellectual property in order to seal a trade deal that could prevent tariffs from rising on Chinese imports. A new round of trade talks begins in Beijing on Monday, after the most … Read More

China looks to boost agricultural exports to India: Xi

12 December, 2018 9:02 am 9:02 am

MUMBAI (Reuters) – China was looking to boost agricultural exports to India while increasing imports of rapeseed and soymeal, President Xi Jinping told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of a G20 meeting . Xi also indicated greater trade in the pharmaceuticals sector between China and India, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale, who was … Read More