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Business, Economics

US property loses allure for Chinese buyers

Economic factors contribute to falling demand.

Opinion, Politics

HK must hold the line, uphold democracy in elections

An editorial in China’s State Run Media.

Diplomacy, Economics

China, US agree to remove additional tariffs gradually

Both sides said further deals were ‘close’.

Culture and society

Egypt backs China’s quest to repatriate its artifacts

Egypt has brought back artifacts from western museums under the current government.

Diplomacy, Economics, Headline-2

Beijing, Washington expected to complete first phase of trade deal soon

Trump has boasted about the deal before it has been completed.

Economics, Opinion

Poverty alleviation core of development economics

This editorial appeared in Chinese State Media.

Curiosity

Regretting China’s absence at key space forum in US

Critics question space panel without China.

Diplomacy, Headline-2

China urges the US not to ‘weaponize’ visas

China accuses the US of using another channel in their ongoing disputes.

Diplomacy

US bill on HK infringes on China’s sovereignty

An editorial from Chinese State Media.

Business, Economics, Headline-2

More changes friendly to foreign investors on way in China

China is courting more FDI as their cash reserves run lower.

Diplomacy, Headline-2, Politics

Personal exchanges cement Sino-US ties, envoy says

Nicholas Platt accompanied US President Richard Nixon on his historic Beijing trip.

Diplomacy

Xi, Modi chart course ahead for new era

Informal meeting in India designed to build mutual trust between neighbors.

Headline-2

Xi, Modi head to second informal summit

Analysts in both countries said they anticipate a range of topics — from hot-button issues to routine ones — to be discussed at this year’s summit.

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu resumes trade talks in Washington, President Trump to meet him today

US President Donald Trump said he would meet Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He at the White House on Friday.

Headline-1

Xi’s South Asia trip set to boost regional links

Xi’s first overseas trip after the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China which begins on Friday is expected to boost regional interconnectivity and strengthen ties with India and Nepal.

Analysis

Which way are Sino-US ties headed?

The US has listed China as a strategic competitor and the Sino-US economic/trade conflict is a clear manifestation of this categorization.

Headline-1

CCTV suspends NBA broadcasts after commissioner’s comments

The China Media Group sports channel said it was suspending current broadcast arrangements of the NBA preseason immediately and investigating all cooperation/exchanges involving the NBA.

Headline-2

Abe sends two positive signals that Sino-Japanese ties improving

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s recent speech on pushing bilateral ties to a new stage shows that the relationship between China and Japan is stepping into a new era.

Headline-1

Abe sends two positive signals that Sino-Japanese ties improving

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s recent speech on pushing bilateral ties to a new stage shows that the relationship between China and Japan is stepping into a new era.

Diplomacy

China demands US drop bill on HK

The US Congress is considering a bill standing by pro-democracy forces in Hong Kong.

Diplomacy, Headline-1

China demands US drop bill on HK

China has accused the United States of meddling in the past.

Diplomacy, Economics

Brussels must fight protectionism with Beijing: China Daily editorial

The article is an editorial from Chinese State Media.

Diplomacy, Politics

Calls rise to unmask protesters

China has expressed dissatisfaction with Hong Kong protests.

Diplomacy, Economics

European leaders urge end to trade wars

EU leaders call on US – China to resolve trade war.

Business, Diplomacy

China says Canada solely responsible for difficulties in relations

The heiress to the Huawei fortune has been arrested in Canada, while China has arrested several Canadians.

Diplomacy

US Politicians told HK not a chip for bargaining

Comments, legislative advocacy from US are out of line, Chinese officials say.

Diplomacy

China to impose sanctions on US firms over Taiwan arms sales

The US have approved the sale of F16 fighter jets to Taiwan.

Diplomacy

US urged to observe one-China principle, revoke planned sale of F-16 jets to Taiwan

The statements were published in Chinese state media.

Business, Diplomacy, Headline-2

Holding Huawei hostage won’t pay off: China Daily editorial

Editor’s note: Washington has postponed its Huawei decision until after holidays.

Diplomacy, Headline-2

China condemns US politicians’ Hong Kong statements

The statements were recorded in all the State-Run papers.

Diplomacy, Economics

China, the United States and the story of agriculture

China says the US responsible for its farmers’ woes.

Diplomacy

Beijing: US politicians ‘black hands’ behind HK violence

Beijing blames Washington for influencing protesters.

Politics

Carrie Lam urges public to set aside rifts, put Hong Kong first

The besieged leader addressed the young people of Hong Kong in Mandarin.

Diplomacy

Sino-Japanese strategic talks resume

Talks focus on boosting ties between the traditional rivals.

Diplomacy

China protests US official’s meeting with HK separatists

China has asserted before that the US have meddled in internal affairs.

Headline-2, Politics

Violent acts during Kowloon protest strongly condemned

Hong Kong government condemns protester actions over the weekend.

Diplomacy

Mainland suspends individual tours to Taiwan

The tours from 47 cities will be suspended starting August 1.

Diplomacy

Xi’s visit ushers new era in China-DPRK relations

50,000 people performed at a grand show held to welcome Chinese president.

Diplomacy

Beijing denounces US senator’s remarks on HKSAR as ‘nonsense’

A mob attacked protesters in Hong Kong over the weekend.

Business, Economics

China, US top trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai

The two sides have not met since Trump and Xi met at the G20 summit.

Diplomacy, Politics

Chinese troops can be deployed to restore order in Hong Kong

A Beijing military attache said in an apparent warning to protesters.

Diplomacy, Politics

Beijing says no links between HK violence and freedom of speech

Beijing says events challenges one country, two system principle.

Culture and society, Current affairs

China releases white paper on Xinjiang

Xinjiang is a controversial Muslim majority province home to vast internment camps built by Beijing.

Diplomacy

Beijing hits back at religion claims

China hits back at Mike Pence’s criticism of China’s religious policies.

Diplomacy, Economics

US urged to comply with WTO ruling

The US, under Trump, has shunned several international organizations.

Diplomacy, Economics

Sino-Africa partnership holds much potential

China has increasingly looked to the continent as an integral part of its plans.

Economics

China assures foreign firms amid tensions

Beijing says investments continue despite trade war.

Analysis, Opinion

Arms sales to Taiwan a blow to Sino-US ties

An editorial from Chinese state media about the arms sale to Taiwan.

Diplomacy, Economics

Sino-US trade talks expected to resume next week

A meeting between Trump and Xi in the recent G20 summit reignited the process.

Business, Headline-2, Opinion

Xi-Trump meeting a welcome relief for Huawei

The company has been under pressure due to US sanctions.

Diplomacy, Economics, Headline-1

US says it will not add new tariffs on Chinese exports

Talks will restart after an agreement at the G20 summit.

Diplomacy

Plenty on G20 plate for summit

Economic issues, other global concerns on agenda in Osaka.

Business

FedEx sues US Commerce Department over crackdown on Huawei

US courier delivery company FedEx on Monday sued the US Department of Commerce over a request that the package giant enforce restrictions on Chinese telecom equipment provider Huawei.

Diplomacy, Headline-1

Iran says US ‘lying’ on talks

Tehran vows to reduce commitments to 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

Diplomacy

US should stop forcing nations to take sides

China state media says US should stop pursuing its polarising diplomacy programs.

Diplomacy

Xi highlights support for DPRK, cooperation

The two leaders met in Beijing late last week for talks.

Business, Diplomacy

Putin says US’ Huawei stance aims to contain

Huawei has come under increasing pressure from the US and its allies.

Diplomacy

Iran says it shot down US spy drone

Latest incident comes at a time of growing antagonism in Persian Gulf.

Business, Diplomacy

Huawei CEO holds dialogue with US tech experts

The company has come under pressure after the US singled the company out for possible espionage for Beijing.

Diplomacy

Xi to pay state visit to DPRK at end of week

Kim Jong-un invited the Chinese leader ahead of G20 summit.

Diplomacy, Headline-1, Politics

HK suspends amendments to extradition laws

Chinese state media calls the protests organised riots.

Current affairs, Headline-2, Politics

China blames ‘lawlessness’ for Hong Kong

Lawlessness undermining rule of law in Hong Kong, says China Daily editorial.

Business, Economics, Headline-1

Li pledges to improve business climate

Li Keqiang says China taking steps to open up economy to foreign businesses Premier Li Keqiang reaffirmed China’s commitment to improving its business environment by deepening reforms to streamline administration and carrying out large-scale tax cuts and fee reductions.

Business, Diplomacy, Economics

Restrictions on Chinese firms could drive up 5G cost

China is increasing pressure on consumers in a bid to end restriction on its major tech firms.

Economics, Opinion

Investors still have confidence in China’s economy

An op-ed from China Daily arguing that the trade war has not dampened the country’s economic prospect.

Diplomacy

Xi’s visit to shore up Russia ties

Bilateral cooperation to pick up steam in major projects and emerging areas.

Analysis, Economics

America’s sincerity in seeking a deal doubtful

A China Daily editorial analyses the new white paper released by China on trade war with US.

Diplomacy, Economics

White paper: US backtracks on its pledges

China says US responsible for breakdown in trade talks.

Diplomacy, Economics

Trade dispute could reduce tourism to US

Chinese tourists numbers to the US are down year-on-year.

Business, Diplomacy

Restriction on Huawei provides chances for Europe

The US has put massive restrictions on Huawei with US firms also taking part.

Diplomacy, Headline-1, Opinion

EDITORIAL: ‘Clash of civilizations’ narrative dangerous

Using the term to describe US-China relations sets a bad precedent.

Politics

Modi party confident of new India election victory

Exit Polls show the BJP in the lead after the end of elections.

Diplomacy, Economics

Beijing stresses equality in trade talks with Washington

World market confidence dampened by escalation, Chinese state media says.

Diplomacy, Economics

Beijing vows retaliation on US trade

Ministry expresses ‘deep regrets’ in wake of added tariffs on Chinese goods.

Business, Economics

China ‘sincere’ on trade talks

Talks are set to continue in Washington on Friday.

Diplomacy, Economics, Headline-2

China urges US to meet halfway for trade deal

Foreign Ministry says preparations underway for next round of talks.

Business, Economics

Central banks now view climate change as threat

Banks classify climate change as a threat oftentimes despite political pressure to not do so.

Diplomacy

China, Japan agree to bolster relations

The historical foes look to bolster relations amid global economic uncertainty.

Diplomacy, Economics

China and Central European countries agree to boost ties

China and the Central and Eastern European Countries (CEECs) on Friday agreed to enhance connectivity to achieve more development.

Diplomacy

Kim Jong-un says 3rd summit with Trump possible

Kim says Trump must adopt the ‘correct posture’.

Diplomacy, Economics, Headline-1

Li calls for two-way opening-up with EU

Premier, Belgian counterpart speak before meeting with European leaders.

Culture and society, Headline-2

US hails China’s crackdown on fentanyl

The US say that fentanyl from China is contributing to a public health crisis.

Diplomacy

Arab leaders condemn US Golan decision

League show united front against Trump’s Israel policy despite rifts.

Diplomacy

Sino-African dialogue on peace and security vital

Strengthening Africa’s peace and security architecture should underpin the next phase of its bilateral cooperation with China.

Business, Economics

China boosts measures to open economy

Li cites progress on equal treatment for foreign investors and IPR protection.

Current affairs

30 die in Iran’s unprecedented floods

Widespread destruction and devastation has hit Golestan province, Iran this month.

Diplomacy

Xi’s visit helps promote Belt, Road in Eurasia

Three-nation trip deepens cooperation, bolsters world governance.

Diplomacy, Economics, Headline-2

Italy to play a key role as Belt and Road opens new doors across globe

Italy will be a major part of China’s Belt and Road initiative.

Business, Diplomacy

Demonization of Huawei will prove to be a political farce

A China Daily editorial looks at the ongoing fracas involving tech giants Huawei.

Curiosity, Current affairs

Muscular solid-fuel rocket to fly soon

The rocket will be used for space exploration.

Analysis, Diplomacy

Bumpy path ahead for denuclearization

US, DPRK made no concessions during latest Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi.

Business

Xi backs private companies

Government should help create favorable business climate, president says.

Business

China: Huawei lawsuit legitimate, understandable

Huawei is suing the government for banning the company’s product from federal use.

Analysis, Opinion

Sino-US clash ‘won’t get you anywhere’

Op Ed in China Daily talks about possible economic ramification of US – Chinese confrontation.

Economics, Opinion

Opinion: Belt and Road Initiative by no means a debt trap

A op-ed in the China Daily refutes claims that the Belt and Road program is a debt trap for countries.

Business, Diplomacy

China again urges US to drop Huawei CFO extradition

Canada has begun its extradition process and a high court will rule on Meng Wanzhou’s extradition.

Business, Economics, Headline-1

Vice-Premier Liu to visit US for trade talks

Talks have been progressing but hopes that trade war will be scaled down remains low.

Diplomacy, Headline-1

China refutes Turkey’s Uighur claims

Turkey called for re-education camps to be closed and accused China of killing a popular musician.

Diplomacy

China dismisses EU spying charge

Chinese embassy dismisses groundless report about alleged Chinese espionage in Brussels.

Current affairs, Diplomacy, Economics

China, US to talk trade in Beijing next week

Trade talks designed to break deadlock and end tariffs which have slowed down both economies.

Diplomacy

Chinese envoy calls for support in combating maritime crime

The envoy said that cargo ships were still at risk off the coast of Africa.

Diplomacy

China warns US against ‘political manipulation’ over Huawei charges

The spat between China, the US and Canada continues with latest accusation from Washington.

Diplomacy

Editorial: US stance toward Iran on wrong side of history

The US should not punish the EU for making the right moves concerning Iran.

Business, Diplomacy

Belt and Road Initiative touted at WEF

World Economic Forum panel upbeat about benefits of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Business, Diplomacy

China investment feels Australian chill

Australians are becoming more wary of Chinese investment.

Diplomacy

Beijing warns Ottawa not to seek allies in disputes

Both countries have arrested each other’s citizen in an escalating diplomatic row.

Diplomacy

Beijing rebukes French, German ambassadors

Beijing says award for Chinese lawyer is politically motivated.

Current affairs, Diplomacy, Headline-1

China accuses Canada of double standard

Beijing slams Justin Trudeau’s criticism of drug smuggler’s death sentence.

Business, Diplomacy

Huawei to end employment of staff arrested in Poland for spying

Huawei has been accused by countries of spying for Chinese government.

Politics

Xi: Step up fight against corruption

The president calls for more measures to be taken against corruption.

Business, Diplomacy

Talks calm trade climate for Beijing, Washington

For the trade war, more talks means less tension.

Headline-2

Tesla’s Chinese factory breaks ground in Shanghai

It is the largest foreign investment on record in Shanghai.

Current affairs

Xi tells military to be prepared for war

Preparedness vital in era of drastic changes, unpredictable risks, president says.

Culture and society, Curiosity

China lands probe on far side of the moon

It is the first manmade probe to land on the far side.

Diplomacy, Headline-1

Xi envisions peaceful reunification

Xi Jinping wants Taiwan reunification under one country two systems model.

Business

Huawei’s operations expand global reach

Vote of faith won in India, as business remains on track in Germany, France.

Business, Economics, Headline-2

AIIB approves applications of six more countries

The total of countries with a membership in the China-led bank now stands at 93.

Headline-1, Opinion

China has ‘open attitude’ on US trade

China has no set agenda when it comes to trade negotiations with the United States.

Current affairs, Diplomacy

Two Canadians under investigation

China confirms that two Canadian are under investigation for endangering national security.

Headline-1, Opinion

Kidnapping of Meng due to US worries that it is in decline

An editorial in the China Daily argues that America’s insecurities are behind its arrest of a Huawei executive.

Economics

Chinese court grants Qualcomm an injunction against Apple

The injunction bans the sale of several models of IPhones in China.

Economics

China-US trade dispute enters second half

Despite a temporary truce in the trade war, much work still needs to be done.

Diplomacy

Xi hopes US, DPRK meet halfway to advance peace

China has played a behind the scenes role in the Trump – Kim peace efforts.

Analysis, Economics

China – US trade talks at a crucial crossroad

The next three months crucial for both China and the US.

Diplomacy, Economics

Xi, Trump agree to ease trade tensions

Meeting in Argentina at the sidelines of the G20 charted course for China-US relations for some time.

Diplomacy

Xi, Putin envision strengthened energy cooperation

Both presidents call for closer cooperation and collaboration on energy.

Diplomacy

Link development strategies, Xi urges Spain

China, Spain should jointly build Belt, Road, president says.

Curiosity

Gene editing experiment generates controversy

A Chinese scientist’s attempt to produce the world’s first gene-edited babies who are immune to HIV has sparked heated controversy among those in academia and the public.

Diplomacy

Mainland notes Taiwan elections reflect public will

Beijing makes overtures towards Taiwan after pro independence party loses big in local elections.

Diplomacy, Opinion

Sino-US ties are too important to neglect

Amity, not rivalry, good for Sino-US ties, argues Liu Ying.

Diplomacy

China says Pacific island ties no threat to any nation

Government says Xi’s visits to help improve region’s development, people’s livelihoods.

Analysis, Politics

President Xi emphasizes role of Hong Kong, Macau

Both Hong Kong and Macao were told to integrate with nation’s overall development.

Diplomacy

Xi, Kissinger expound ties’ importance

President Xi Jinping met with former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday.

Economics

Xi opens import summit in Shanghai

The leader said that the summit belongs to world and shows China’s commitment to opening up its economy The inaugural China International Import Expo, which opens in Shanghai on Monday, is hosted by China but belongs to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Sunday.

Analysis, Economics

Smartphone firm OnePlus enters US market

The launch is backed by chipmakers Qualcomm and carrier T-mobile.

Diplomacy, Opinion

China slams outside meddling, provocation in South China Sea

China called upon states bordering the South China Sea to jointly work with Beijing to guard against external interference and disruption.

Diplomacy, Economics

G20 meeting could mend US-China trade war

Reports that President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump could meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Argentina next month have sparked hopes for defusing the trade war.

Curiosity

China unveils the world’s longest sea bridge

The 55-kilometre long structure will connect Hong Kong and Macau and was hailed as a ‘pillar project’ by President Xi Jinping.

Diplomacy

China, ASEAN begins joint naval exercise

The navies of China and 10 ASEAN countries began their first joint maritime exercise in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, on Monday.

Economics

Xi reaffirms support for private firms

President also hails sector’s joining in fight to eradicate poverty nationwide.

Economics

Beijing wont play favourites with state-owned enterprizes

Beijing vows to stick to neutrality in dealing with state-owned enterprises.

Diplomacy

Abe to visit Xi in China

The visit is seen as a chance to enhance trust.

Diplomacy

Is there a new cold war between US and China

US Vice-President Mike Pence delivered a speech on Thursday in which he criticized China on multiple fronts but does it signal a new cold war.

Economics

Optimism over future Sino-US ties

Complementary nature of economies remains despite frictions, experts say.

Diplomacy

China’s foreign minister says China will not seek to replace US leadership

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that China does not seek hegemony and will not seek to replace US leadership in the world.

Curiosity

Beijing slams offensive Swedish television show

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has released statements protesting a recent Swedish TV show that insulted China.

Economics

China releases a white paper detailing trade war stance

White paper warns US actions risk global economic woes.

Economics

Disruption seen from auto parts duty in US-China trade war

US tariffs on Chinese auto parts will probably result in higher prices and could disrupt the global automotive supply chain industry.

Diplomacy

Stable ties will help China and Japan to address regional issues

Shinzo Abe is due to visit the Chinese capital to discuss normalizing ties and bilateral cooperation.

Economics, News

Trade spat perils put spotlight on need for effective strategies

Chinese experts discuss global trade tensions and policy options to ensure smooth growth of economy.

News

Beijing, Moscow vow to reinforce military relations

The two nations will continue their military cooperation and explore new possible ways to boost their combat abilities.

Opinion

Comment: Trade war won’t help Washington ‘make America great again’

Washington claims Beijing has launched six economic aggression policies that have undermined the US economy and national security.

News

Xi, Putin vow to boost ties, peace

Presidents meet, witness pacts signed on forum sidelines in Russia.

Economics

China pledges response if US imposes more tariffs

China says it will be forced to take necessary countermeasures if the United States insists on imposing new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

Diplomacy, Economics

Xi vows action to bring China, Africa closer

China aims to expand imports, boost investment, spur industrialization and continue free-trade talks.

Economics

US itself to blame for trade deficits

An editorial in the China Daily blames the United States for its large trade deficits.

Economics

US business leaders cry foul over tariffs

China’s role in production stressed as public hearing starts on tariffs.

Economics

China urges fair treatment of its investors, firms

China urged the United States to treat its investors and enterprises objectively and fairly, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.

Curiosity

Chinese plans draw international students

A shift in strategy has seen more international students enroll in Chinese universities.

Economics

Chinese economy to remain solid this year, state media says

The Chinese economy is forecast to see solid growth in the second half of the year, bolstered by buoyant consumption.

Economics

Latest tariff threat impact ‘adverse’

China has expressed concern over increased US tariffs.

Economics

China, UK to safeguard global trade

Beijing and London agreed on Monday to continue jointly safeguarding multilateralism and global free trade.

Diplomacy

Trump says ready to meet with Iranian president without preconditions

President Trump said on Monday that he could meet his Iranian counterpart without pre-conditions months after pulling out of the Iranian nuclear agreement.

Economics

BRICS bank approves $600m in loans for infrastructure, sustainable projects

The New Development Bank, set up by BRICS member states, has approved two loans of $600 million in total for sustainable infrastructure projects, one each in China and South Africa.

Economics, Opinion, Politics

US should not shun global trade system

China still upholds using talks to resolve the trade dispute, so it is to be hoped that Trump will hold fire.

News

Xi’s envoy, Trump trade team to meet

Some see promise in Washington’s talk of easing sanctions on Chinese phone company ZTE.

Diplomacy, Economics

Trump and Xi exchange views on trade

Beijing and Washington should  try to find ways to tackle their issues and achieve win-win outcomes, President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump.

Diplomacy, Economics

Trump says Mnuchin, USTR to travel to China for trade talks in days

Trump makes overture to China to deescalate trade war talks.

Analysis

Military move only complicates the situation in the Middle East

Allied strikes against the Syrian regime adds to the uncertainty surrounding the middle east situation.

Analysis, Economics

Trade war will hurt all sides; Deutsche Bank

A trade war between the United States and China will seriously hurt both sides, according to a report by the Deutsche Bank Research.

Economics

Chinese real estate investment in US declines by 55%

Chinese investments into the US property market slow amid uncertainty and expanding portfolios.

Economics, Opinion, Politics

Zero-sum mindset risks opening a Pandora’s box

Chinese and US officials must do all they can to avoid a trade war.

Analysis, Diplomacy

China reveals US tariffs plan

China unveiled plans to impose tariffs on up to $3 billion worth of products from the US to make up for losses from US tariffs on steel and aluminum products.