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International worries as China's consumption and economy slows

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Picture China’s economy and you might be thinking of massive factories, gigantic airports or train stations built from scratch in 24 hours. For another view, you could follow Xu Liqiang as he threads the streets of Beijing in a beaten-up tuk-tuk (motorised rickshaw). Xu is 21 years old and a “kuaidi” (express delivery) driver. Each Read More

Trump says deal 'could very well happen' with China

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday there has been progress toward a trade deal with China, but denied that he was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese imports. FILE PHOTO: Shipping containers are seen at a port in Shanghai, China July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song “Things are going very well with China Read More

Oil hits 2-month high as China truce signals brighter outlook

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By Alex Nussbaum on 1/18/2019 Photo: Shanghai. NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — Oil prices climbed to a two-month high as China was said to offer a trillion-dollar buying spree to defuse trade tensions with the world’s biggest economy. Futures climbed 3.3% in New York to cap the third straight weekly increase. Bloomberg News reported China proposed Read More

Stocks buoyed by trade hopes, set for best weekly winning streak in half a year

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks rose to their highest in more than a month on Friday after a report suggested progress towards resolving the trade dispute between the United States and China. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage Read More

Asia stocks rise broadly on U.S.-China trade relief

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose across the board on Friday as a report of progress in U.S.-China trade talks stirred hopes of a deal in their tariff dispute and supported risk sentiment. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Nikkei stock index outside a Read More

Man arrested over killing of Israeli student in Australia

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A 20-year-old man has been arrested over the death of an Israeli student who was killed while walking home late at night this week in Australia. Aiia Maasarwe was killed as she spoke on the phone to her sister, while on the way home from an evening out. Her body was found by passers-by in Read More

Asia stocks advance on U.S.-China trade relief

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks advanced on Friday as a report of progress in U.S.-China trade talks stirred hopes of a deal in their tariff dispute and supported risk sentiment. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

Israeli student killed as she spoke to sister on mobile

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An Israeli student was killed as she spoke on the phone to her sister, while on the way home from an evening out. Aiia Maasarwe’s body was found by passers-by in Bundoora, Melbourne, early on Wednesday morning at about the same time as her sister called Australian police. Police believe she was followed when she Read More

Apple, Amazon called out for 'incorrect' Taiwan, Hong Kong references

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TAIPEI/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – One of China’s top government-linked think tanks has called out Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and other foreign companies for not referring to Hong Kong and Taiwan as part of China in a report that provoked a stern reaction from Taipei. FILE PHOTO: An electronic screen displays the Apple Inc. logo on the Read More