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Detained Canadian in China being probed for harming state security

12 Dec 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Chinese authorities are questioning former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig, who was detained days after the arrest in Canada of a Chinese businesswoman, on suspicion of engaging in activities that harmed China's national security.

Former Canadian diplomat detained in China - sources

11 Dec 2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China, two sources said on Tuesday, and his current employer, the International Crisis Group, said it was seeking his prompt and safe release.

China confident on U.S. trade pact, Trump cites Xi's 'strong signals'

05 Dec 2018

SHANGHAI China expressed confidence on Wednesday that it can reach a trade deal with the United States, a sentiment echoed by U.S. President Donald Trump a day after he warned of more tariffs if the two sides could not resolve their differences. | Video

As Trump touts trade war truce, China holds its tongue

04 Dec 2018

SHANGHAI As White House officials fanned out to talk up what U.S. President Donald Trump called "an incredible deal" with China to hit pause in their trade war, Beijing has said little on a pact that cheered markets but left many questions unanswered.

As Trump touts trade war truce, China holds its tongue

04 Dec 2018

SHANGHAI As White House officials fanned out to talk up what U.S. President Donald Trump called "an incredible deal" with China to hit pause in their trade war, Beijing has said little on a pact that cheered markets but left many questions unanswered.

As Trump touts trade war truce, China holds its tongue

04 Dec 2018

SHANGHAI, Dec 4 As White House officials fanned out to talk up what U.S. President Donald Trump called "an incredible deal" with China to hit pause in their trade war, Beijing has said little on a pact that cheered markets but left many questions unanswered.

Scientists, officials in China abhor gene editing that geneticist claims

27 Nov 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Chinese officials and scientists denounced on Tuesday the claims of a geneticist who said he had created the first gene-edited babies, and a hospital linked to his research suggested its ethical approval had been forged.

As China-U.S. friction rises, their armies hold joint disaster drills

17 Nov 2018

NANJING, China Soldiers from China and the United States wrapped up a week of joint disaster relief drills on Saturday, in a display of cooperation against a backdrop of worsening ties between the two countries over trade, the disputed South China Sea and self-ruled Taiwan.

China's U-turn on market curbs brings back the speculators

16 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI Speculators are staging a forceful comeback in China's stock market, bidding up shares in loss-making companies as regulators ease rules around trading, fundraising and backdoor listings to prop up struggling bourses.

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