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Exclusive: Trump spurns Taiwan president's suggestion of another phone call

Added: 28.04.2017 2:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday spurned the Taiwanese president’s suggestion that the two leaders hold another phone call, saying he did not want to create problems for Chinese President Xi Jinping at a time when Beijing appears to be helping with efforts to rein in North Korea.


News: Beijing Capital Airlines to connect London Heathrow to Qingdao, China

Added: 27.04.2017 23:36 | 1 views | 0 comments

Heathrow has today confirmed that Beijing Capital Airlines will launch a new direct service from the UK’s hub airport to Qingdao, the home of Tsingtao beer and one of the fastest growing cities in China. The new route will connect passengers and cargo directly from Heathrow to Qingdao for the first time, providing three direct services every week starting this summer.


China tried to hack group linked to missile defense system, US cybersecurity firm says

Added: 27.04.2017 7:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

A cybersecurity firm in the United States believes state-sponsored Chinese hackers were trying to infiltrate an organization with connections to US-built missile system in South Korea that Beijing firmly opposes.


Push for South China Sea code stirs ASEAN suspicions about Beijing's endgame

Added: 27.04.2017 3:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

China's support for finalizing a code of conduct in the hotly contested South China Sea is generating some hope in Southeast Asia of settling disputes, but those working out the terms remain unconvinced of Beijing's sincerity.

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Nile Gardiner: Donald Trump is confounding his critics

Added: 26.04.2017 16:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

When Donald Trump won an astounding electoral victory on November 8, much of the world took a deep, nervous breath. From Berlin to Beijing, world leaders were clearly apprehensive, uncertain of what the next four years would hold.


Exclusive: China seeks to cement globalization credentials at Silk Road summit

Added: 26.04.2017 12:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

China says its Silk Road initiative is helping create "a new era of globalization" open to all, according to a draft communique for a summit next month on the project, as Beijing burnishes its free trade credentials amid protectionist forces elsewhere.

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Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

Added: 26.04.2017 10:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

China's state-owned airline will resume flights from Beijing to North Korea that had been suspended because of poor ticket sales


China Launches 1st Domestically-Made Aircraft Carrier

Added: 26.04.2017 6:48 | 1 views | 0 comments

BEIJING (AP) — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes. The 50,000-ton carrier was towed from its dockyard just after 9 a.m. Wednesday following a ceremony in the northern port city of Dalian, where its predecessor, the Soviet-built Liaoning, also underwent extensive refurbishing before being commissioned in 2012, the Ministry of National Defense said. Development of the new carrier began in 2013 and construction in late 2015. It's expected to be formally commissioned sometime before 2020,...

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Can The NHL and Hockey Win In China?

Added: 25.04.2017 19:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

The NHL recently announced that they will play two exhibition games in China next season. With the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, the NHL is hoping to expand the sport worldwide.


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