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China reduces auto import duties effective July 1 following pledges to buy more U.S. goods, ease controls on industry

May 22, 2018

China reduces auto import duties effective July 1 following pledges to buy more U.S. goods, ease controls on industry

Experts: China far side lunar mission potentially historic

May 22, 2018

Experts say China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges but if successful, would put its space program in the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration.

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

May 22, 2018

Asian markets have mostly declined after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government

Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold

May 21, 2018

Global stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty

China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

May 21, 2018

China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in a dispute companies worried might chill global commerce

In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

May 21, 2018

Spectacle may trump substance when foreign journalists journey deep into the mountains of North Korea to observe the official closing ceremony of its nuclear test site

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

May 21, 2018

China has launched a relay satellite as part of a groundbreaking program to land a probe on the far side of the moon this year

Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

May 21, 2018

International celebrities urge Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

May 21, 2018

Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade

Trusted Xi ally a rising influence on China's foreign policy

May 19, 2018

China's president is increasingly relying on friend and trusted adviser Wang Qishan to guide the country's foreign policy amid trade and territorial disputes with the U.S., Japan and others