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Robert Lighthizer

Did the Trump administration just announce plans for a trade war with ‘hostile’ China and Russia?

The Trump administration on Wednesday warned that it would vigorously defend US national interests against “hostile” powers such as China and Russia, vowing to use “all available tools” to combat unfair practices – a sign that the president may be preparing to erect new trade barriers.


US Senate passes Taiwan travel bill slammed by China

The US Senate on Wednesday passed a bill criticised by China promoting closer US ties with Taiwan.

Mourners pay tribute to Chinese student Zhang Yao who was studying in Rome when she was apparently hit by a train.

As Yan Sihong’s family grieves, here are other Chinese students who went missing abroad. Some have never been found

Hundreds and thousands of Chinese students head overseas for further study. Most return safely but some have not

Security staff stand guard outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

Beijing blasts Western critics who ‘smear China’ with the term sharp power

Beijing issued a harsh rebuke of Western critics who accuse China of using soft power as a vehicle to infiltrate other countries, as it kicked off its biggest political event of the year on Friday.

Liu He, President Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser

China Envoy Seeks to Defuse Tensions With U.S. as a Trade War Brews

China’s top economic adviser arrived in Washington this week in an attempt to defuse rapidly escalating tensions with the United States as the prospect of a trade war between the world’s two largest economies looms.


China warns investors over risks in overseas virtual currency trading

BEIJING - A leading Chinese Internet finance guild has warned domestic investors about risks in trading overseas "initial coin offerings" (ICOs) and virtual currency transactions.

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Chinese government most trustworthy: survey

The Chinese government scored highest in a poll of 27 countries on public trust, while the United States saw a massive decline, according to the results of a global survey.


Kashima Antlers On Course For Back-To-Back Titles

Kashima Antlers are on course to reclaim their J-League Championship crown by holding a healthy lead with two months left in the campaign.


Longevity in China: Odd Secrets to Living to Be a Hundred

It is always awe-inspiring - if not a little baffling - to see people who live to be a hundred years old because not many of us live long enough to reach this age. But in Bama, a small county located in Guangxi which is one of the five Longevity Villages identified by the United Nations worldwide, more than 80 people are at least 100 years old; and in another village called Shuping, most people reach their 90s.

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