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Michael Martina

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources

09 Jun 2019

BEIJING China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday.

Thirty years after Tiananmen, protesters' goals further away than ever

04 Jun 2019

BEIJING Three decades after China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square, increased government suppression of rights activism has pushed the demonstrators' original goals further away than ever. | Video

Fox host, Chinese state TV anchor face off over trade war

30 May 2019

BEIJING, May 30 A Chinese state TV anchor and a host from Fox Business, whose sparring over the U.S.-China trade war has been avidly followed on Chinese social media, brought their duel to the American cable network for what turned out to be a respectful encounter.

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war

24 May 2019

BEIJING China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease.

China denounces U.S. 'rumors' and 'lies' about Huawei ties to Beijing

24 May 2019

BEIJING China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government.

Prepare for difficult times, China's Xi urges as trade war simmers

22 May 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China must prepare for difficult times as the international situation is increasingly complex, President Xi Jinping said in comments carried by state media on Wednesday, as the U.S.-China trade war took a mounting toll on tech giant Huawei. | Video

Next round of U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away: Mnuchin

22 May 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on American consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday.

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'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down

Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades.