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As controversy swirls in U.S., Ivanka Trump adored in China

04/06/2017 1:02 PM Updated: 1 month ago
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Despite controversy in the U.S. over nepotism and possible conflicts of interest, first daughter Ivanka Trump has become a celebrated figure in China for her “elegant

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Multi-billion dollar deal between Kushner, Chinese insurance group collapses over ethics concerns

03/29/2017 12:53 PM Updated: 1 month ago
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A multi-billion dollar deal between first son-in-law Jared Kushner’s family business and China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co. has been scrapped due to ethics concerns, Bloomberg reported

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‘Unpresidented’ Trump tweet on China sets off deluge of mockery

12/17/2016 5:33 PM Updated: 5 months ago
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  Washington (AFP) – US President-elect Donald Trump got plenty of attention — but not the kind he was looking for — after a tweet Saturday

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Trump meets on cabinet appointments

12/05/2016 9:02 AM Updated: 5 months ago
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Washington (AFP) – Donald Trump girded Monday for a busy day of meetings to fill cabinet positions including secretary of state, a keenly awaited choice as

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All About a Call – Did President-Elect Trump Risk Dispute with China?

12/04/2016 11:22 AM Updated: 5 months ago
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Friday President Elect Trump had a conversation over the phone with the president of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen. China reacted swiftly to Donald Trump’s call by lodging

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Trump talk With Taiwan Leader a ‘Courtesy Call’: US VP-Elect Pence

12/04/2016 10:57 AM Updated: 5 months ago
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(AFP) – President-elect Donald Trump’s controversial telephone conversation with the leader of Taiwan was just a “courtesy call,” US Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Sunday. “It

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Kissinger Says China “Watching Situation Closely” After Trump Election

12/02/2016 12:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago
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  China is “watching the situation very closely” after the election of Donald Trump, Chinese president Xi Jinping told former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Friday.

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‘Trump Wins Big’ China Firm Sees Shares Surge

11/14/2016 11:30 AM Updated: 6 months ago
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Beijing (AFP) – A Chinese company whose name sounds like “Trump wins big” saw its shares surge Wednesday as the Republican candidate stormed to a shock

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‘Trump Wins Big’ China Firm Sees Shares Surge

11/10/2016 2:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago
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    Beijing (AFP) – A Chinese company whose name sounds like “Trump wins big” saw its shares surge Wednesday as the Republican candidate stormed to

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Israel Seeking Chinese-Speaking Tour Guides

09/19/2016 9:12 PM Updated: 8 months ago
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(JNS). With a boom in tourism from China, Israel is looking to boost the number of Chinese-speaking tour guides, and officials are hoping university students to

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Just Don’t Call It Shiva: Obama Sits with Bloomberg, Others to Talk TPP

09/17/2016 7:00 PM Updated: 8 months ago
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Every successful politician keeps a list of applause lines, topics that are sure to fire up a listless audience or thaw out a hostile one. In

CSSI/AFP/File / DigitalGlobe. Beijing has built a runway on the Fiery Cross Reef, which is also claimed by Vietnam and the Philippines 0

China’s Historical Claim to South China Sea Blown Out of the Water

07/12/2016 9:59 AM
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(AFP). An international tribunal ruled on Tuesday against China’s claims it had “historical rights” in the South China Sea in a bitter dispute that risks further

AFP/File / Johannes Eisele. The IMF named the Chinese renminbi a reserve currency -- a main world currency -- last November, joining the pound, dollar, euro and yen 0

China, India Eye Asian Century as Brexit Rattles Old Order

07/11/2016 11:46 AM
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(AFP). Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and simmering discontent in other Western countries is seen as hastening the arrival of an “Asian Century”, analysts

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Americans React on Twitter to Polished Donald Trump’s Speech as ‘Boring’

06/28/2016 4:18 PM
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Americans need to get used to a more polished, presidential Donald Trump, with the last two major speeches, including a speech on the economy on Tuesday

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‘Made in China’ Supercomputer Takes Title as World’s Fastest

06/20/2016 2:24 PM
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China built the world’s fastest supercomputer using locally produced microchips, maintaining their lead over the United States, according to a new list released on Monday. The supercomputer, Sunway

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Obama Meets With Dalai Lama but Upholds US Policy That Tibet Is Part of China

06/15/2016 5:55 PM Updated: 11 months ago
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President Barack Obama met Wednesday with the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, in which they discussed the current situation of Tibetans in China,

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At Beijing Meeting, US and China Agree to Fight Wildlife Trafficking

06/09/2016 4:45 PM Updated: 11 months ago
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The United States and China discussed efforts to curb wildlife trafficking at the eighth round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue on Wednesday, according to a

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Kerry Seeks Diplomatic Solution to South China Sea Standoff

06/06/2016 10:29 AM Updated: 11 months ago
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that the U.S. wants a diplomatic solution to the disputes in the South China Sea, as China encroaches onto

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China says Pentagon Report ‘Severely Damaged’ Relations

05/15/2016 10:51 AM Updated: 1 year ago
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(AFP). China on Sunday accused the US of deliberately distorting the facts in a report on the Asian giant’s defence policy, warning Washington it had “severely

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Though Apple's investment in Chinese ride hailing app Didi Chuxing is large ($1 billion), the money seems more notable for its strategic rather than financial significance. 0

Apple Invests $1 Billion in China Taxi App Didi

05/13/2016 10:00 AM Updated: 1 year ago
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(AFP). Apple said Friday it has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride hailing app Didi Chuxing, the bitter rival of US-based Uber, as the tech giant