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Hikvision, a surveillance powerhouse, walks U.S.-China tightrope

29 Aug 2019

BEIJING For China's Hikvision, the world's largest purveyor of video surveillance systems and a vendor to Xinjiang police agencies, a moment of reckoning may be at hand.

INSIGHT-Hikvision, a surveillance powerhouse, walks U.S.-China tightrope

29 Aug 2019

BEIJING, Aug 29 For China's Hikvision, the world's largest purveyor of video surveillance systems and a vendor to Xinjiang police agencies, a moment of reckoning may be at hand.

Class dismissed: Surge in arrests of foreign teachers in China

13 Aug 2019

BEIJING, August 13 Arrests and deportations of foreign teachers in China have soared this year, lawyers, schools and teachers say, amid a broad crackdown defined by new police tactics and Beijing's push for a "cleaner", more patriotic education system.

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire'

06 Aug 2019

BEIJING Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake Beijing's restraint for weakness, China said on Tuesday in its sharpest rebuke yet of the "criminals" behind demonstrations in the city whom it vowed to bring to justice. | Video

Pompeo criticises China after meeting top diplomat in Bangkok

02 Aug 2019

BANGKOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticised China's actions in Asia after meeting his Chinese counterpart for the first time this year amid political tension between the two countries. | Video

China warns outsiders not to 'sow distrust' in South China Sea

31 Jul 2019

BANGKOK China's top diplomat on Wednesday warned outside countries not to amplify disputes in the South China Sea, where recent Chinese manoeuvring in the energy-rich waters has rattled regional states and drawn condemnation from the United States.

Beijing says China stepping up U.S. soy imports, yet to show up in U.S. data

29 Jul 2019

BEIJING Chinese state media said on Sunday the United States has shipped several million tonnes of soybeans to China since the two countries' leaders met in June, although U.S. government data shows that the volume was much less.

China's ICBC, others buying more than 17.3% stake in troubled Bank of Jinzhou

28 Jul 2019

BEIJING China's Bank of Jinzhou won government-backed reinforcement on Sunday as three state-controlled financial institutions said they would take at least 17.3% in the troubled lender, whose shares have been suspended since April.

UPDATE 3-China's ICBC, others buying more than 17.3% pct stake in troubled Bank of Jinzhou

28 Jul 2019

* ICBC and Cinda to take a combined 17.3% stake in Bank of Jinzhou

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions 'in due course'

12 Jul 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump last month to show flexibility in dealings with North Korea and ease sanctions on the country "in due course," China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

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