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Guardian | Jun 06, 2018

Ancient prints bring scientists closer to understanding what were the first creatures to evolve pairs of legsThe oldest known footprints on Earth, left by an ancient creepy-crawly more than 500 million years ago, have been discovered in China.The tracks were left by a primitive ancestor of modern-day insects or worms, according to scientists. Precisely what the creature looked like is a mystery, though: nothing this old with legs has been discovered to date.

Foxnews | Jun 06, 2018

A flyby of a Chinese-held shoal in the South China Sea by U.S. B-52 bombers sparked harsh words from Beijing on Wednesday, the latest sign in escalating tensions between the two military powers.

Los Angeles Times | Jun 06, 2018

En el emocionante drama de la cumbre entre EE.UU. y Corea del Norte, los protagonistas impredecibles, el presidente Trump y Kim Jong Un, ocupan el centro de la escena. Pero, entre bambalinas, China está controlando algunas de las acciones clave, y puede ayudar a coronar el final. Hasta hace poco,...

npr | Jun 06, 2018

The cellphone maker was sanctioned by the Commerce Department for illegal sales to Iran and North Korea. However, President Trump last month said he wanted to resolve the issue to save jobs in China.(Image credit: Ng Han Guan/AP)

Guardian | Jun 06, 2018

Diplomatic relations have cooled between the two countries but he insists, ‘it is not a trade-off between trade and national security’ Minister for trade Steven Ciobo has played down Australia’s “go-slow” delays and issues with China as merely an “irritant”, while insisting Australia does not have to choose between trade policy and national security when it comes to its Sino relations.Ciobo, who was unable to meet his Chinese ministerial counterpart while in...

Foxnews | Jun 06, 2018

Rescuers have pulled 23 miners in northeast China to safety after a blast at an iron mine trapped them underground and killed 11 others.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Jun 05, 2018

Facebook has data-sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese electronics companies, including telco giant with close relationship with China's government.

Guardian | Jun 05, 2018

Clashes over South China Sea, Taiwan and trade have plunged Trump and Xi into the diplomatic deep freezeChina’s expanding efforts to impose its will on neighbours through diplomatic, commercial and military pressure – the so-called Xi doctrine – have drawn the sharpest riposte to date from the Trump administration, with Taiwan once again the main flashpoint in a sea of accelerating Sino-American rivalry. Following recent verbal clashes over US “freedom of navigation” patrols in disputed South China Sea waters, officials in Washington say they plan to send a US aircraft carrier battlegroup...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Jun 05, 2018

The traffic policeman has been praised for carrying the man, who was using two walking sticks, across a busy intersection in China's south-west on Monday.

Time | Jun 05, 2018

(WASHINGTON) — The steadily expanding global economy should remain resilient — at least for a couple of years — the World Bank says.
The anti-poverty agency predicted Tuesday that global growth will decelerate from a solid 3.1 percent this year to 3 percent next year and 2.9 percent in 2020.
The world economy is generally healthy but must contend with rising interest rates in wealthier countries and weaker demand for commodities in developing nations. It also faces risks from trade disputes, financial volatility and geopolitical tensions.

Foxnews | Jun 05, 2018

China apparently removed surface-to-air missile systems from the contested islands in the South China Sea, new satellite images show.

npr | Jun 05, 2018

China restricted trade with North Korea but where do things stand now that a summit is scheduled between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

New York Times | Jun 05, 2018

The arrest of the former intelligence agent comes after a former C.I.A. officer was accused of helping China unravel an American spy network there.

New York Times | Jun 05, 2018

The arrest of the former intelligence agent comes after a former C.I.A. officer was accused of helping China unravel an American spy network there.

Guardian | Jun 04, 2018

Group had been due to leave on Thursday with Bob Carr’s Australia-China thinktankA group of Australian journalists has been blocked from travelling to China because of “frosty” diplomatic relations between the two countries.The reporters have been denied visas to travel this week. Between five and eight journalists, including the veteran political reporter Paul Bongiorno, had been due to leave for China on Thursday with Bob Carr’s Australia China Relations Institute.

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