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China’s President Xi Jinping to visit N. Korea this week – state media

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Published time: 17 Jun, 2019 11:47 Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea for a two-day visit starting this Thursday, according to Chinese state media reports. The visit will be the first by a Chinese leader in a decade. In 2009, then-premier Wen Jiabao travelled to Pyongyang for talks with Kim Jong-il. The last Read More

China’s FedEx probe should not be seen as retaliation: Xinhua

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FILE PHOTO: A Federal Express delivery truck is shown in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 24, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, amid worsening relations between China and the Read More

Cars plunge into river as bridge collapses in China

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Two people are missing after a road bridge plunged into a river and sent two vehicles into the water in southern China. Heyuan city police said the 120-metre (390-foot) section collapsed early on Friday morning. China’s Xinhua News Agency said two nearby security guards rescued a 44-year-old man but two other people are still missing. Read More

China launches inquiry into FedEx parcel delivery errors: Xinhua

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People visit a FedEx Express booth during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China November 7, 2018. Picture taken November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into FedEx Corp over parcels delivered to the wrong addresses, China’s official Xinhua news Read More

No US, no problem! Russia-China trade set to double & reach $200 billion soon

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The trade volume between Russia and China is expected to continue to accelerate and reach new heights, doubling the current record level of $108 billion, the Russian economy ministry says. Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin told China’s Xinhua News at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum that a memorandum of understanding on trade promotion, Read More

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month’s U.S. ban on selling technology to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei logo is seen outside the fence at its headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China May Read More

China to curb some technology exports to U.S.: Global Times editor

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FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags are set up for a meeting during a visit by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at China’s Ministry of Transport in Beijing, China April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China is preparing to curb some technology exports to the United States, the chief editor of Read More

China’s top coke producing province to shut plant that couldn’t meet special emission standard

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top coke producing region Shanxi will close all coke plants that cannot meet a special emission standard by Oct. 1, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday. The special emission standard set a much higher bar for sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds from coke plants, according to Read More

Fed cheer lifts Asian shares, leaves dollar on back foot

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Tokyo (Reuters) – Asian shares advanced on Wednesday after comments from Federal Reserve officials suggested a U.S. rate cut this year was on the cards, boosting investor sentiment and pushing the dollar lower. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, January 7, Read More

Asian stocks bounce on Wall Street’s Fed cheer; dollar stays weak

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Tokyo (Reuters) – Asian shares tracked Wall Street’s rally on Wednesday, after U.S. central bank comments pointed to increasing prospects of an interest rate cut, boosting investor sentiment and pushing the dollar lower. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, January 7, Read More