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China threatens unspecified 'necessary countermeasures' against U.S. if Trump goes ahead with latest tariff hike

Aug 2, 2019

China threatens unspecified 'necessary countermeasures' against U.S. if Trump goes ahead with latest tariff hike

Chinese army releases promo video for Hong Kong troops

Aug 1, 2019

The Chinese army has released a promotional video about its Hong Kong-based troops amid uncertainty over whether the military will intervene in the city's summer of protest

US says new round of talks with China were 'constructive'

Jul 31, 2019

The White House says U.S. and Chinese envoys have held "constructive" trade talks

China governor defends controversial re-education centers

Jul 30, 2019

The governor of China's far-northwestern region of Xinjiang is defending controversial re-education centers opened across the region as an effective deterrent against terrorism and religious extremism

China: US demand of WTO shows 'arrogance and selfishness'

Jul 29, 2019

China accuses Washington of 'arrogance and selfishness' after President Donald Trump added to trade strains with Beijing by pressing for the World Trade Organization to stop allowing some countries to more lenient treatment as developing economies

US, China revive trade talks with low hopes for progress

Jul 29, 2019

Two months after U.S.-Chinese trade talks broke down, both sides are trying to temper hopes for a breakthrough when negotiations aimed at ending a tariff war resume Tuesday facing even more disputes

Police fire tear gas as Hong Kong protesters block roads

Jul 28, 2019

Police have fired tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong for the second night in a row in another escalation of weeks-long pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, clear protesters by force

Jul 27, 2019

Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas at protesters who defied authorities' warnings not to march in a neighborhood where six days earlier a mob apparently targeting demonstrators brutally attacked people in a train station

Chinese importers looking at buying more US farm goods

Jul 25, 2019

Commerce ministry says Chinese companies willing to import U.S. farm goods

Landslides in southwest China kill 16; 30 missing

Jul 25, 2019

Authorities say at least 16 people have died in two landslides in southwestern China and a rescue operation is underway for 30 missing

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