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Tony Munroe

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.

China exports grow despite U.S. tariffs, but imports slump most in nearly three years

10 Jun 2019

BEIJING China's exports unexpectedly returned to growth in May despite higher U.S. tariffs, but imports fell the most in nearly three years in a further sign of weak domestic demand that could prompt Beijing to step up stimulus measures.

Platz des Himmlischen Friedens - EU fordert Rechenschaft von China

04 Jun 2019

Brüssel/Peking Die EU hat China zum 30. Jahrestag der Niederschlagung der Proteste auf dem Pekinger Platz des Himmlischen Friedens gemahnt, das Massaker einzugestehen und inhaftierte Menschenrechtler sofort freizulassen.

Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform

04 Jun 2019

BEIJING Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform

03 Jun 2019

BEIJING, June 4 Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

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

30 May 2019

BEIJING 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.

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

30 May 2019

BEIJING 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.

UPDATE 1-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.

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 says U.S. needs to fix 'wrong actions' as Huawei ban rattles supply chains

24 May 2019

BEIJING China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" in order for trade talks to continue after it blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has rippled through global supply chains and battered technology shares. | Video

World News

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region

Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone that it said was flying over one of its southern provinces on the Gulf, increasing fears of military conflict as Washington seeks to isolate Tehran over its nuclear and regional activities.