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World Nov 22Xi says Beijing wants trade deal, but willing to ‘fight back’
“As we always said we don’t want to start the trade war, but we are not afraid,” Xi said.
World Oct 30Trump skips annual summit of Southeast Asian nations
President Donald Trump's decision to send the national security adviser and commerce secretary to ASEAN in his place will widely be viewed in the region as a snub.
World Jun 28G-20 leaders clash over values, face calls to protect growth
China has often sought support for defending global trade agreements against Trump's "America First" stance in gatherings like the G-20.
World Jun 16Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadership
Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended her effort to force the passing of an extradition bill, which would allow some suspects to be sent for trial in mainland China. But the move did not appease Hong Kong residents, who gathered well…
World Jun 15Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more
Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger Saturday by shelving an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted apprehension about relations with mainland China, but opponents of the measure said it was not enough.
Politics Jun 08With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks
President Trump called off plans Friday to impose a 5% tax on Mexican exports, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, speaking to reporters Saturday in Fukuoka on the sidelines of a meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 major…
World Jul 24Hundreds missing in Laos after hydroelectric dam collapses
The official Lao news agency KPL said the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu province collapsed Monday evening, releasing cascades of water that swept away houses, flooded villages and made more than 6,600 people homeless.