China government Headlines

  • Report: Trump going ahead with plans for new China tariffs

    President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. Both sides were preparing to hold new talks on their tariff dispute. Last week Trump told reporters such a move could come "very soon."...

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  • Venezuela’s Maduro meets China’s Xi on trip to deepen ties

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is to meet with the president of China, one of his ailing country’s biggest creditors, during a trip to deepen ties

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  • China, academics tout Beijing’s human rights record at UN

    Pro-Beijing scholars brought together by the Chinese government have briskly defended the country’s human rights record as criticism grows over the mass internment of ethnic minority Muslim Uighurs in China’s far west

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  • Planned Parenthood picks Chinese-born doctor as new leader

    A Chinese immigrant who fled her native country when she was 8 was named Wednesday as Planned Parenthood's new president, the first doctor to hold the post in five decades. Dr. Leana Wen will assume the role Nov. 12, six days after midterm elections in which Planned Parenthood's political...

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  • Russia says joint war games with China will be routine

    Russia's defense minister says Moscow and Beijing intend to regularly conduct joint war games similar to the massive ones being held this week. Sergei Shoigu and his Chinese counterpart, Gen. Wei Fenghe, on Wednesday visited the Tsugol firing range in eastern Siberia where nearly 300,000...

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  • Asian leaders fault US, say open trade best growth option

    A top Chinese official and leaders of several Southeast Asian countries have taken aim at U.S. moves to protect American businesses, saying opening markets further is the only option for future growth. Speaking Wednesday at a World Economic Forum meeting in Hanoi, Chinese Vice Premier Hu...

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  • China puts off licenses for US companies amid tariff battle

    China puts off accepting license applications from U.S. companies in midst of tariff battle

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  • Russia launches biggest war games in decades involving China

    Russia on Tuesday launched its largest military exercise since the Cold War, war games that will also involve thousands of Chinese troops in a show of burgeoning military ties between Moscow and Beijing amid spiraling tensions with the West. Moscow said the Vostok (East) 2018 maneuvers will...

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  • Russia launches biggest war games in decades involving China

    Russia has launched its largest military exercise since the Cold War that will also involve thousands of Chinese troops in a show of burgeoning military ties between Moscow and Beijing amid spiraling tensions with the West

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  • US policy drives Russia, China together ahead of summit

    When Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet this week, they will have plenty to talk about thanks to U.S. President Donald Trump. Xi is traveling to Vladivostok, in the Russian Far East, on Tuesday and Wednesday for an economic conference where he's expected...

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  • China promises retaliation if US imposes more tariffs

    China's government says it will retaliate if Washington goes ahead with more tariff increases following President Donald Trump's comment that he was considering extending penalties to more Chinese imports. A foreign ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang, said Monday that Beijing "will definitely...

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  • Asian stocks mixed on fears of more US tariffs on China

    Asian stocks mixed on fears of $267B more in US tariffs on China, ratcheting up tensions between the world’s two biggest economies

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  • North Korea uses 70th anniversary to push economy, not nukes

    North Korea has staged a huge military parade to mark its 70th anniversary as a nation but held back its most advanced missiles and devoted nearly half of the parade to civilian efforts to build the domestic economy

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  • The Latest: China's Xi congratulates N. Korea on anniversary

    The Latest on North Korea's 70th anniversary celebration (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated Kim Jong Un and North Korea on the 70th anniversary of the country's founding, hailing once again what he has called the "new historical period" that...

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  • The Latest: China’s Xi congratulates N. Korea on anniversary

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated Kim Jong Un and North Korea on the 70th anniversary of the country’s founding, hailing once again what he called the “new historical period” that North Korea has entered

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  • China's Xi plans to meet Putin on visit to Russian port city

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week in a sign of strengthening ties between the two Asian giants. The summit will take place during Xi's working visit to Russia's far-eastern port city of Vladivostok on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Chinese...

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  • China’s Xi plans to meet Putin on visit to Russian port city

    China says President Xi Jinping will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a sign of strengthening ties between the two Asian giants.

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  • Asian Games close: Indonesia shows it’s the ‘Energy of Asia’

    Indonesia billed itself the “Energy of Asia” during the Asian Games, which closed Sunday in a ceremony emphasizing the country’s diversity and the ties linking the 11,000 athletes who competed for 45 nations.

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