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James Pomfret

18 Apr 2017

Trump talk tempers exporters' optimism at top China trade fair

GUANGZHOU, China Higher costs and rising wages are among the top headaches for exporters at China's largest trade fair, but days after the first U.S.-China summit under the new president one topic of conversation buzzed about the vast halls: Donald Trump.

04 Apr 2017

Hong Kong's restive youth prepare for long struggle with Beijing

HONG KONG With China's preferred candidate selected as Hong Kong's next chief executive, another blow to the morale of the city's democracy activists, their young leaders are taking a page from Beijing's playbook and preparing for a long battle.

27 Mar 2017

Hong Kong protest leaders charged day after new leader chosen

HONG KONG Hong Kong police on Monday charged nine organisers of the 2014 pro-democracy demonstrations, just a day after a new Beijing-backed leader was chosen, vowing to unite society.

26 Mar 2017

Hong Kong chooses new Beijing-backed leader amid political tension

HONG KONG A Beijing-backed civil servant, Carrie Lam, was chosen to be Hong Kong's next leader on Sunday amid accusations that Beijing is meddling and denying the financial hub a more populist leader perhaps better able to defuse political tension. | Video

24 Mar 2017

Hong Kong to choose new leader amid anger at perceived China meddling

HONG KONG A small electoral college chooses a new Hong Kong leader on Sunday amid accusations of meddling by Beijing, denying the Chinese-ruled financial hub a more populist leader perhaps better suited to defuse political tension.

13 Mar 2017

Relief camp in China swells as thousands flee conflict in Myanmar

NANSAN, China Within earshot of mortar fire echoing from beyond a ring of hills, a sprawling relief camp in Southwestern China is swelling steadily after fighting erupted last week between a rebel ethnic army in Myanmar and government troops just across the border.

22 Feb 2017

Hong Kong hands out generous budget, paints brighter outlook

HONG KONG Hong Kong handed out billions of dollars in tax cuts and poverty relief on Wednesday to reflate its economy, and projected a brighter outlook this year amid growing concerns over rising trade protectionism and higher interest rates.

16 Feb 2017

Kim Jong Un's murdered half brother lived quiet, open life in Macau

MACAU Before he was killed in Malaysia, Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, lived quietly in the Asian gambling hub of Macau, avoiding controversy and seemingly relaxed about personal safety, according to sources close to him.

16 Feb 2017

Murdered North Korean lived quiet, but open life in Macau

MACAU Before he was killed in Malaysia, Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, lived quietly in the Asian gambling hub of Macau, avoiding controversy and seemingly relaxed about personal safety, according to sources close to him.

16 Feb 2017

Assassinated North Korean lived quiet, but open life in Macau

MACAU, Feb 16 Before he was killed in Malaysia, Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, lived quietly in the Asian gambling hub of Macau, avoiding controversy and seemingly relaxed about personal safety, according to sources close to him.

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