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15 killed as truck hits 31-car lineup in China

An out-of-control truck ploughed into a 31-car lineup in northwest China killing 15 people and injuring 44, authorities in the city of Lanzhou said Sunday.

China birth rate set to continue decline this year

China’s birth rate is set to decline further this year as well as over the next few years, in spite of the country’s 2016 move to relax its controversial “one-child policy”, the China Daily newspaper said on Thursday.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek on October 7, 2018 after his Pyongyang trip. Pompeo held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on October 7, before landing in Seoul on a whirlwind diplomatic visit to the region.Jung Yeon-je / POOL / AFP

Chinese media blast Mike Pompeo’s ‘malicious’ Latin America comments

Chinese state media sharply criticised US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made comments in Latin America warning about the hidden risks of seeking Chinese investment amid a growing battle for influence in the region.
China's articial moon will beam light eight times brighter than the moon [Andy Wong-AP Photo] 2

China to launch ‘artificial moon’ to illuminate city streets

China is planning to launch its own 'artificial moon' by 2020 to replace streetlamps and lower electricity costs in urban areas, state media reported on Friday.
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Trade war: China not afraid of ‘extreme measures’

China is not afraid of “extreme-measures” the United States is taking in their trade war and will use it as an opportunity to replace imports, promote localisation and development of high-tech-products.
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Kenya police detain another Chinese journalist: embassy

Kenyan police on Friday briefly detained a Chinese journalist, just days after a raid on another Chinese broadcaster, as part of an immigration crackdown that has frustrated Beijing embassy officials.
Buhari speaking at the meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

FOCAC: Strengthening Nigeria, China bilateral relations

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to speak at the opening ceremony of the upcoming Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled for September 3 and 4 respectively in Beijing, China.
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Chinese media mocks Donald Trump’s trade war claims as ‘wishful thinking’

Chinese state media kept up their criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies, with a newspaper on Tuesday describing as “wishful thinking” Trump’s belief that a fall in Chinese stocks was a sign of his winning the trade war.
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China’s most expensive movie becomes epic flop

With a $113-million budget, the most expensive Chinese film ever made has become a flop of historic proportions, pulled from theatres on its opening weekend after bringing in a paltry $7.3 million.
China’s 7th Ring Road around Beijing to open soon

China opens 7th ring road around Beijing

China’s Capital Region Ring Expressway, a 1,000-kilometre ring road linking Beijing and nearby cities will open soon to vehicles to ease traffic congestion.

Chinese FM calls for international cooperation instead of “muscle show”

Countries all around the world should boost cooperation in the face of common threats instead of engaging in a show of force, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday.

China’s world largest amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight

China’s domestically developed AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, performed its maiden flight on Sunday from an airport on the shores of the South China Sea.

Nigeria becomes key donkey’s hide export hub

Abubakar Ya’u digs sand from vast, sweeping dunes and loads heavy hessian sacks of the fine, golden bounty onto the backs of donkeys which carry it to market.

Russia, China in joint naval drills near North Korea

China and Russia began naval drills near North Korea on Monday amid continuing tensions over the isolated state’s nuclear ambitions and ahead of a United Nations General Assembly meeting this week, where North Korea is likely to loom large.

UN sanctions: China bans imports from North Korea

The Commerce Ministry of China on Monday issued an order banning imports of coal, iron-ore, lead-concentrates and ore, lead and sea-food from North Korea, effective from Tuesday.

China warns India against ‘military buildup’ on border

China says India has been building up troops along its side of the border and demands an "immediate withdrawal" amid an increasingly tense stand-off in a remote frontier region high in the Himalayas.

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