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Canberra says not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Canberra says not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia does not know why Chinese authorities have detained Australian citizen and television anchor Cheng Lei, Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said on [more…]

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S.

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S.

Published 01/09/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not halt infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will act in its own [more…]

Australian government says it was not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Australian government says it was not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s trade minister, Simon Birmingham, said Canberra didn’t know why Chinese authorities had detained Australian citizen Cheng Lei, as he warned that [more…]

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S

Published 01/09/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not halt infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will make its own decisions, [more…]

Mainland China reports 10 new COVID-19 cases vs 17 a day earlier

Mainland China reports 10 new COVID-19 cases vs 17 a day earlier

Published 01/09/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Mainland China reported 10 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 31, down from 17 reported a day earlier, the country’s health authority said [more…]

China agrees with U.S. to push forward implementation of Phase 1 trade deal

China agrees with U.S. to push forward implementation of Phase 1 trade deal

Published 25/08/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it agreed with the United States to continue pushing forward the implementation of the bilateral Phase 1 trade [more…]

In China, a Trump wax statue maker laments virus impact

In China, a Trump wax statue maker laments virus impact

Published 24/08/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - For Zeng Sheng, the manager at Shanghai Maiyi Arts, this autumn should have been a boon for business: with the U.S. presidential [more…]

Chinese dronemaker DJI makes sweeping cuts in ‘Long March’ reforms

Chinese dronemaker DJI makes sweeping cuts in ‘Long March’ reforms

Published 17/08/2020

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - Chinese drone giant SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd has been making sweeping cuts to its global sales and marketing teams as [more…]

Remove masks, celebrate freedom: fashion grannies return to Beijing street ‘catwalk’

Remove masks, celebrate freedom: fashion grannies return to Beijing street ‘catwalk’

Published 13/08/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Four famous amateur model grandmothers took off their masks during a saunter down the streets of Beijing on Thursday to demonstrate life [more…]

Explainer: Microsoft’s TikTok bid spotlights Windows maker’s history with China

Explainer: Microsoft’s TikTok bid spotlights Windows maker’s history with China

Published 10/08/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has emerged as the most likely buyer of the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese short-video app that U.S. [more…]