China News

Time | Jun 18, 2018

(BEIJING) — Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.
Kim’s trip follows his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week that resulted in a surprise announcement of a U.S. suspension of military drills with its South Korean ally.

Security was tight Tuesday morning at the Beijing airport where paramilitary police prevented journalists from shooting photos. A motorcade was seen leaving the airport in vehicles that were not apparently carrying flags. The state media reports did not say if...

Los Angeles Times | Jun 18, 2018

President Trump, moving to amp up pressure on China to make trade concessions, threatened late Monday to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports and to double that amount if Beijing retaliates with countermeasures. Trump’s announcement marks the latest escalation of a brewing...

Guardian | Jun 18, 2018

President warns China not to moves forward with tariffs of its own, as countries face potential trade warDonald Trump directed the US Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war.The tariffs, which Trump wants set at a 10% rate, would be the latest round of punitive measures in an escalating dispute over the large trade imbalance between the two countries. Trump recently...

Guardian | Jun 18, 2018

Key players to attend Australia China Business Council networking session The shadow foreign minister and Labor’s Senate leader, Penny Wong, will use a keynote speech to the Australia China Business Council to argue that politicians and business leaders must guard against “racial fault lines from our past being allowed to resonate today”.With the bilateral relationship between Canberra and Beijing under significant strain, triggered by the Turnbull government’s crackdown against foreign interference, a number of key players, including Cheng Jingye, the Chinese ambassador to Australia, will...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Jun 18, 2018

The symbolism was not lost on China, which considers Taiwan a breakaway province rather than an independent country.

New York Times | Jun 18, 2018

Caught in the trade fight between Washington and Beijing, Mr. Cook, the company’s chief executive, has become something of an envoy while trying to project Apple’s business in China.

Time | Jun 18, 2018

Among the 736 players in the 2018 World Cup and the hundreds of millions of soccer players worldwide, Lionel Messi is the highest-paid person competing in the sport.

New York Times | Jun 18, 2018

The trade measures President Trump is imposing will do little to hurt China’s growth, though they could add to Beijing’s problems down the road.

Foxnews | Jun 18, 2018

At least nine tourists on an escalator were injured in northwest China on Saturday when a ceiling decoration collapsed at a busy visitor center in a dramatic moment captured on video.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Jun 18, 2018

More than 70 countries, a trillion dollars and virtually limitless ambition are bound up in China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

npr | Jun 18, 2018

Rachel Martin talks to Victor Cha, who served in the George W. Bush administration, about the U.S.-North Korea summit, and why U.S. trade tensions with China could complicate North Korea diplomacy.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Jun 18, 2018

China Daily lashes Trump's 'wilful' style, as iron ore miner Rio Tinto thinks the effect on it will be minimal.

Guardian | Jun 18, 2018

State media attack US president’s actions as selfish and rude after $50bn in tariffs are unveiledChinese state media has attacked the White House for escalating the prospect of a trade war, calling the administration of president Donald Trump “selfish” and “rude” and “mundane” in its capriciousness. Related: China retaliates against Trump's $50bn in tariffs, escalating possibility of trade war...

Foxnews | Jun 18, 2018

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the South China Sea, the location of several territorial conflicts that have raised tensions in the region.

Foxnews | Jun 17, 2018

The ninth annual ten-day Yulin Lychee and Dog Meat festival in China’s Yulin, Guangxi, is slated to begin on June 21, sending animal rights advocates and rescue workers in both China and abroad into overdrive to save as many helpless canines as possible.

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