Wednesday, November 21, 2018
China has not changed unfair and discriminatory practices that prompted US President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on around US$250 billion worth of Chinese goods, Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday. The trade chief made the statement in...
The mysterious and much-discussed death of HNA Group's former chairman Wang Jian was no accident, said a fugitive Chinese tycoon known for making allegations about corruption in China. The claim was made by Guo Wengui, a self-made billionaire who...
The US on Monday proposed new export restrictions on additional technology sectors considered crucial to national security, furthering the Trump administration’s campaign to crack down on intellectual property theft by foreign nations including China. In a posting in the...
Top US and South Korean diplomats met at the US State Department on Tuesday to coordinate efforts to jump-start Washington’s stalled nuclear talks with Pyongyang. Stephen Biegun, the US’ special representative for North Korea, hosted his South Korean counterpart,...
Another HK$8.7 billion (US$1.1 billion) of assets of fugitive mainland China tycoon Guo Wengui has been frozen by a Hong Kong court, local media reported on Tuesday, citing court documents. The report by online news outlet HK01 came as...
Beijing and Manila have agreed to a joint oil and gas exploration deal – one of 29 deals signed as Chinese President Xi Jinping began a two-day state visit to the Philippines on Tuesday. The two nations also signed...
A group of pro-independence advocates have claimed that Taiwan’s athletes would not be barred from international competition if a proposed name change for the island’s sporting teams went ahead, challenging a warning from the International Olympic Committee on...
Police in northwest China are investigating after a gang of men wielding sticks and knives threw an elderly couple out of their home in an early morning raid and detained them against their will while their house was...
An American carrier strike group led by the USS Ronald Reagan was heading to Hong Kong on Tuesday following a visit by a senior People’s Liberation Army commander as the two sides aimed to soothe months of tensions. Military...
Police have confirmed a female reporter’s claim that she was subjected to surveillance and a hotel room inspection like a “prostitution bust” while she was covering a chemical leak in southeast China last week. The Quanzhou Public Security Bureau...

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