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New York Times | Jun 07, 2018

Mainland China sales — especially online — are set to account for much of the growth in the global luxury market this year, according to a new report.

npr | Jun 07, 2018

The State Department would not say how many employees were sent home from the consulate in Guangzhou. In May, one employee was confirmed as having symptoms similar to the mysterious attacks in Cuba.(Image credit: Kelvin Chan/AP)

Time | Jun 07, 2018

After much deliberation and negotiation, President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are set to meet for an historic summit in Singapore on June 12. The summit will mark the first time that a sitting U.S. president has met with the leader of the isolated nation, and the world will be watching their every move.

Guardian | Jun 07, 2018

China’s rapid economic growth is changing the way businesses, academics, and politicians around the world talkIn April of 2018, China’s aviation regulator set a deadline for more than 40 airlines around the world to make changes to the contents of their websites. These companies’ supposed mistake: failing to describe the self-ruled democratic island of Taiwan as “part of China.” Never mind that Beijing has never exercised sovereignty over Taiwan: many companies yielded immediately to China’s whims.Others, such as Qantas, did not respond immediately.

New York Times | Jun 07, 2018

The Natural Resources Defense Council is under fire for praising China’s cleanup efforts while challenging the Trump administration’s environmental policies.

Time | Jun 07, 2018

(WASHINGTON) — The United States has evacuated several more government workers out of the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou after medical testing revealed they might have been affected by unexplained health incidents that have already hurt U.S. personnel in Cuba, the State Department said Wednesday.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said “a number of individuals” have been brought to the U.S. They are in addition to a U.S. worker in Guangzhou who was...

Los Angeles Times | Jun 07, 2018

In both Johnnie To’s superb 2012 Hong Kong crime thriller “Drug War” and Lee Hae-young’s fine new Korean remake, “Believer,” a dogged detective infiltrates a narcotics syndicate with the help of a possibly untrustworthy informant. Although they share a premise, “Drug War” is more of a gritty, realistic...

Guardian | Jun 07, 2018

Consular employees sent home from Guangzhou for medical checks as Mike Pompeo sets up new investigationThe US has pulled more staff out of China after they showed mysterious symptoms similar to those first reported by diplomatic staff in Cuba, which gave rise to reports of “sonic attacks”.The US state department said several government employees working in Guangzhou had been sent back to the US to be evaluated. Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said a medical team was sent in after an American employee fell ill last month, reviving fears that a US rival has developed some kind of...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Jun 07, 2018

The US has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concerns they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury

Foxnews | Jun 06, 2018

The State Department announced Wednesday that “a number of individuals” have been sent back to the United States from the American consulate in China after they suffered illnesses similar to those experienced by government personnel in Cuba.

Foxnews | Jun 06, 2018

Just a month after beginning his new term in office, Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading to China for a state visit, underscoring how mounting U.S. pressure is drawing the two countries increasingly close.

Los Angeles Times | Jun 06, 2018

Amid the uproar over Facebook’s admission that it shared user data with Chinese device makers is an undercurrent of tension between the United States and China over technological dominance. Not only was Facebook passing previously undisclosed personal information to other companies, one of the...

New York Times | Jun 06, 2018

The illnesses in China have broadened a crisis that started in 2016, when American Embassy employees and their family members in Cuba began getting sick after hearing strange noises.

New York Times | Jun 06, 2018

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan’s “The China Mission” details the hopeless effort of trying to reconcile the Chinese Communists and Chinese Nationalists.

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