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China's economy worsens in July, industrial growth at 17-year low as trade war escalates

14 Aug 2019

BEIJING China's economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year low, as the intensifying U.S. trade war took a heavier toll on businesses and consumers. | Video

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after clashes

14 Aug 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING Chinese state media called on Beijing on Wednesday to deal with protests in Hong Kong more decisively after a reporter from one of China's largest government-backed newspapers was caught up in overnight clashes. | Video

China vows fight against Trump's latest tariffs as stocks sink

03 Aug 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China on Friday vowed to fight back against U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to slap 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports, a move that ended a month-long trade truce. | Video

Trump eskaliert Handelsstreit mit China - Angst vor globaler Rezession

02 Aug 2019

Washington/Peking Der Handelskonflikt zwischen den weltgrößten Volkswirtschaften USA und China spitzt sich zu und nährt die Furcht vor einer globalen Rezession.

Sign of the times: China's capital orders Arabic, Muslim symbols taken down

01 Aug 2019

BEIJING Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to "Sinicize" its Muslim population.

U.S. warship sails through Taiwan Strait, stirs tensions with China

25 Jul 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China expressed "deep concerns" on Thursday over a U.S. Navy warship sailing through the Taiwan Strait, a day after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if Taiwan moved towards independence.

Move over Trump: China's tweeting diplomats open fresh front in propaganda fight

16 Jul 2019

BEIJING Tweets from Chinese diplomats abroad, including seasoned ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai, have opened a fresh front in Beijing's increasingly assertive approach to diplomacy and propaganda and may be a sign of things to come.

Picture perfect - Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos

21 Jun 2019

DALI, China Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze.

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week

17 Jun 2019

BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea for two days from Thursday, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first Chinese leader to visit in 14 years.

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall

14 Jun 2019

BEIJING Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from mainland internet users.

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