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China orders recall from overseas as vaccine scandal churns

Aug 8, 2018

China's National Health Commission says investigators have begun recalling defective vaccines produced by drugmaker Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd. from domestic and overseas markets

China mobile tower owner debuts in HK market after $6.9B IPO

Aug 8, 2018

China mobile tower owner debuts in HK market after $6.9 billion IPO

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher

Aug 7, 2018

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher as stronger corporate profits help to defuse U.S.-China fears

Solar cookout aims to woo traditional chefs, cut carbon

Aug 7, 2018

Solar cooker bash aims to win over finicky Chinese chefs, vanquish sooty mainstays

Global stocks mostly higher amid strong earnings, growth

Aug 6, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly higher as investors focused on strong economic data out of the United States and the mostly upbeat corporate earnings reports.

Journalists in Hong Kong defy gov't request to cancel speech

Aug 6, 2018

A journalists' association in Hong Kong says it will defy the Chinese government and follow through with a planned speech by an activist advocating independence from China

Taiwan's Kinmen island begins importing water from China

Aug 6, 2018

The Taiwanese-controlled island of Kinmen located just off the Chinese coast has begun importing water from its neighbor via a pipeline despite heightened tensions between the two sides

China tightens controls to slow currency's fall

Aug 6, 2018

China has tightened controls on trading in its yuan following a decline against the U.S. dollar that has raised the danger of an outflow of capital from the world's second-largest economy

Ai Weiwei says China authorities raze his Beijing studio

Aug 4, 2018

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says authorities have begun razing his Beijing studio

China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

Aug 3, 2018

China's government has announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat

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