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Tag Archives: China

China hikes tariffs on US goods after Trump warning

BEIJING: China said it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised $60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on $200 billion of Chinese goods in a further escalation of a bitter trade war. The retaliation comes as U.S. President Donald Trump ...

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Pompeo warns UK over China 5G network role

LONDON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Britain on Wednesday that allowing China a role in its 5G network risked undermining the historic allies’ intelligence sharing, during a visit to London that also highlighted their differences on Iran. Following talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Jeremy ...

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China says it won’t take part in trilateral nuclear arms talks

BEIJING: China on Monday dismissed a suggestion that it would talk with the United States and Russia about a new accord limiting nuclear arms, saying it would not take part in any trilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations. U.S. President Donald Trump said he and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed on Friday ...

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Thousands protest against China extradition law

CHINA: Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong over a proposed law change that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial. Officials say they need to amend the law before July so that they can extradite a murder suspect to Taiwan. Demonstrators – some marching with ...

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BMW to recall over 360,000 vehicles in China

BEIJING: BMW will recall 360,001 vehicles in China to replace defective airbags, according to a State Administration for Market Regulation statement. The recall, set to begin on Aug. 30, involves 272,880 vehicles produced by BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd. between Jan. 2, 2014 and Oct. 16, 2017, and 87,121 imported models ...

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China to complete $545mn modernisation for Tajik smelter

DUSHANBE: China’s state-owned engineering company CMEC will modernise Tajikistan’s flagship aluminium smelter in a $545 million deal, a representative for the smelter told AFP Friday. A representative for Talco confirmed to AFP via telephone that “the contract between CMEC (China Machinery Engineering Corporation) and Talco was signed on April 15,” ...

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Huawei secured 40 5G commercial contracts

HONG KONG: China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had secured 40 commercial contracts to build and operate fifth-generation (5G) telecommunications infrastructure as at the end of March, up from a previously disclosed tally of more than 30. Rotating Chairman Ken Hu was speaking at the firm’s annual ...

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China, Japan to arrange exchanges, visits for 30,000 youths

EIJING: China and Japan have agreed to arrange exchanges and visits for 30,000 young people of the two countries in the next five years, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said. The arrangement will be a part of the China-Japan Youth Exchange Promotion Year, spokesperson Lu Kang told a press briefing. “Amity ...

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17 more detained over China blast that killed 78

BEIJING: Police have detained 17 more suspects connected to a chemical blast in eastern China last month which killed 78 and left hundreds injured, local authorities said. The explosion in eastern Jiangsu province was one of the worst industrial accidents in the country in recent years and led to the ...

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STARFISH – World’s largest airport to open this year in China

BEIJING: The phoenix-shaped Beijing Daxing International Airport is due to open in September as the crews are putting the final touches on what will be one of the world’s largest and busiest airports. Designed by the late British architect Zaha Hadid. The $12billion project could attract huge  traffic volumes, which  ...

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