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Asian shares slump on fears of trade war between US, China

Mar 23, 2018

Asian stock markets slump as Beijing threatens new duties in response to Trump tariff hikes

China's premier appeals to US to 'act rationally' over trade

Mar 20, 2018

China's premier has appealed to Washington to 'act rationally' and avoid disrupting trade over steel, technology and other disputes

China's premier urges US to 'act rationally' over trade

Mar 20, 2018

Chinese Premier says, 'We don't want to see a trade war' with the US, expresses hope for negotiated settlement to disputes

China's Huawei says to keep investing in US despite setback

Mar 14, 2018

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says it will continue to invest in the United States despite recent setbacks in its efforts to boost sales there

Bali to shush social media for Day of Silence

Mar 13, 2018

Bali's annual Day of Silence is so sacred that even reaching for a smartphone to send a tweet or upload a selfie to social media could cause offense

Asia shares mixed on trade outlook, tighter China oversight

Mar 13, 2018

Asian shares mixed on uncertainty over trade, China regulatory revamp

China pledges strong growth as Xi bids to rule indefinitely

Mar 5, 2018

China's government pledged to deliver robust economic growth and boost military spending while urging the public to embrace President Xi Jinping's rule as its legislature prepared for changes to allow Xi to stay in power indefinitely

No. 2 spender China to boost defense spending in 2018

Mar 5, 2018

China's finance ministry says that the country's defense budget this year will rise to 1.1 trillion yuan ($173 billion)

China sets ambitious growth target, promises steel cuts

Mar 5, 2018

China's top economic official has set a robust growth target of "around 6.5 percent" and promised more market opening and cuts in a bloated steel industry that has inflamed trade tensions with the U.S. and Europe

China to recruit civilian astronauts, boost crewed missions

Mar 5, 2018

China plans to begin recruiting civilian astronauts for its military-backed space program and increase the number of crewed missions to around two a year

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