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Foxnews | Aug 20, 2018

Russia's military forces in the country's east were put on high alert Monday ahead of massive war games that also involve China and Mongolia, the largest show of power in nearly 40 years, the Russian defense minister said.

Guardian | Aug 20, 2018

Greece is now able to raise money in markets after €289bn bailout ends

The Sydney Morning Herald | Aug 20, 2018

Mahathir is visiting Beijing to strengthen economic ties with China.

Guardian | Aug 19, 2018

There are real and important problems to address, but Donald Trump’s trade war will not solve themThis has not been the easiest of summers for Xi Jinping and his country. Donald Trump’s tariffs have rattled nerves in Beijing, already unsettled by the slowing economy. The ministry of finance and the central bank have had an open spat over fiscal policy. There are grumblings that the leadership invited trouble with its unabashed projection of might; was too complacent about the risks of US trade action; and is struggling...

Guardian | Aug 19, 2018

The Qixi festival stems from a simple romantic tale, but luxury brands have made it their ownNews from China: the western celebration of romantic union, Valentine’s Day, has been dumped. It’s not you, it’s me or, rather, it’s a scheduling issue. Falling during Chinese new year, Chinese millennials and Generation Z-ers struggled to make time for it.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Aug 19, 2018

The pair will seek to strike a deal to revitalise Malaysian co-operation with China.

npr | Aug 18, 2018

Khan inherits several big challenges, including Pakistan's faltering economy, and managing relations with China and the U.S.(Image credit: AP)

The Sydney Morning Herald | Aug 18, 2018

China's response came after the University of North Florida said it would close a campus branch of the Confucius Institute.

Guardian | Aug 18, 2018

Trump trade tariffs and higher borrowing costs are causing problems from Turkey to ChinaDonald Trump’s trade tariffs are causing tremors in global markets. Emerging economies from Turkey to China are finding it more expensive to export to the US. Investors who put their money in safe havens after the 2012 Greek crisis are nervous again. The FTSE Emerging Index of stocks in the developing world tumbled last week, taking the decline in its value since the beginning of the year to more than 20%.It is not only the US president troubling investors though. The country’s central bank, the Federal...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Aug 18, 2018

China's defence ministry has "strongly objected" to a US report claiming Chinese bombers were training for strikes against US and allied targets.

Guardian | Aug 17, 2018

Chinese netizens call for boycott of 85 Degrees Celsius Bakery after visit from Taiwan presidentA popular Taiwanese bakery chain has become the latest victim of worsening tensions between China and Taiwan, the self-governed island that Beijing claims is part of China. After a visit from Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen, the 85 Degrees Celsius Bakery attracted anger and calls for a boycott from both sides of the Taiwan strait this week.

Foxnews | Aug 17, 2018

A plane from China landing on a rain-soaked Manila runway in poor visibility veered off in a muddy field with one engine and a wheel ripped off but no serious injuries among the 165 people aboard who scrambled out through an emergency slide, officials said Friday.

Time | Aug 17, 2018

(MANILA, Philippines) — A plane from China skidded off a runway at Manila’s airport while landing in a downpour near midnight then got stuck in a muddy field with one engine and wheel ripped off before its 157 passengers and eight crew scrambled out through an emergency slide, officials said Friday.
Only a few passengers sustained bruises but all those aboard Xiamen Air Flight 8667 were safe and were taken to an airport terminal, where they were given blankets and food before being taken to a hotel, airport general manager Ed Monreal told a news conference.
The Boeing 737 from...

Foxnews | Aug 17, 2018

A plane from China skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour near midnight then got stuck in a muddy field with one engine and wheel ripped off before its 157 passengers and eight crew scrambled out through an emergency slide, officials said Friday.

Guardian | Aug 17, 2018

More than 1,000 employees sign letter calling on executives to review ethics and transparencyMore than 1,000 Google employees have signed a letter protesting against the company’s secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship.The letter’s contents were confirmed by a Google employee who helped organise it but wished to stay anonymous. It calls on executives to review the company’s ethics and transparency; says employees lack the information required “to make ethically informed decisions about our work”; and complains that most employees only found out...

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