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Martin Quin Pollard

China's exports shrink most in two years, raising risks to global economy

14 Jan 2019

BEIJING China's exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years in December, while imports also contracted, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy in 2019 and deteriorating global demand.

WRAPUP 2-China's exports shrink most in 2 years, raising risks to global economy

14 Jan 2019

BEIJING, Jan 14 China's exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years in December, while imports also contracted, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy in 2019 and deteriorating global demand.

Chinese drivers take baby steps towards F1 dream

03 Jan 2019

SHANGHAI The tyres of the Aston Martin Racing team car screech and the engine roars as it leaves the pits on its way back into the race at the Shanghai international circuit, one of China's premier motor racing venues. | Video

Enter the Bull: Fighters mix kung fu and bullfighting in China

06 Dec 2018

BEIJING/JIAXING, China Several times a week, kung fu teacher Ren Ruzhi enters a ring to spar with a bovine opponent around five times his weight and capable of killing him. | Video

Talks end with China warning trade benefits at risk if U.S. imposes tariffs

03 Jun 2018

BEIJING China warned the United States on Sunday that any agreements reached on trade and business between the two countries will be void if Washington implements tariffs and other trade measures, as the two ended their latest round of talks in Beijing. | Video

Foreign media arrive in North Korea, suggesting nuclear shutdown on track

22 May 2018

BEIJING About two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organisations arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site, an indication that the shutdown will go ahead amid renewed diplomatic uncertainty. | Video

Foreign media head to N.Korea to witness nuclear site shutdown

22 May 2018

BEIJING, May 22 A group of roughly two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organisations departed for North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site.

China still forced to settle for replica World Cup dreams

04 May 2018

BEIJING President Xi Jinping's dream of China hosting and ultimately winning the World Cup may be as far away as ever but that does not mean the country will have no involvement when soccer's elite meets in Russia later this year. | Video

North Korea will take part in next two Olympics - IOC chief Bach

31 Mar 2018

BEIJING North Korea will take part in the next two Olympic Games in Japan and China, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Saturday after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang. | Video

World News

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union speech

With the partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - a move that could deny him the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse.