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China lifts 13.86m rural dwellers out of poverty in 2018

China lifted 13.86 million people in rural areas out of poverty in 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics on Friday said.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen arrives at the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2018. REUTERS-Piroschka van de Wouw

Cambodian premier says no China naval base being built

Cambodia will not allow foreign military bases on its soil, strongman premier Hun Sen said Monday, swatting away US concerns about a possible Chinese naval site near hotly contested seas.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 11, 2018 North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (R) walks with US President Donald Trump (L) during a break in talks at their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore.US President Donald Trump has received a "very positive" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seeking a follow-up meeting after their historic summit in Singapore, the White House said on September 10, 2018. "It was a very warm, very positive letter," White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said, adding that the message showed Pyongyang's "continued commitment to focus on denuclearization" on the Korean Peninsula. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB

Mike Pence: Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un meeting likely in New Year, won’t accept broken promises

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will likely meet again after New Year, the US vice president said Thursday, but insisted his government would not repeat past mistakes where "promises are broken."
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says China aims to complete talks on a code of conduct for the disputed South China Sea within three years. AFP

ASEAN and China tout progress over South China Sea

Leaders from Southeast Asia and China say they're making progress in keeping the peace in the disputed South China Sea as they work towards a "code of conduct" to govern navigation routes and other activities in the area.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 25, 2018. (Photo by Roman PILIPEY - POOL - AFP)

Japan’s Shinzo Abe meets Chinese premier as relations thaw

Japan's Shinzo Abe and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang commemorated the 40th anniversary of a friendship treaty on Thursday, at the start of a rare trip to Beijing by the Japanese prime minister, who is seeking to repair frayed relations.
President Buhari and President Xi Jinping

President Buhari wins Chinese support for Mambilla power, other projects

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Beijing won the crucial support of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, for the country’s aspiration to build the 3050 Megawatts Mambilla hydroelectric power project.
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President Buhari seeks China’s support on Mambilla power project

The President noted that with the reviewed bilateral cooperation between Nigeria and China, majority of citizens from both countries see improvement in their living conditions.
China's Premier Li Keqiang speaks during the China-EU Business Roundtable at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on July 16, 2018. The European Union on July 16 called on the United States, China and Russia to work together to cool worsening global trade tensions, warning that they could spiral into violent "conflict and chaos." / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Ng Han Guan

Chinese stocks close higher on government stimulus signal

Chinese stocks closed solidly higher on Tuesday after the government signalled it would shift to a looser fiscal policy to shield the world's second-largest economy from the worsening trade row with Washington.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is to visit Bulgaria and Germany between July 5 and 10. China News Service

China open for trade with Europe as clash with US ramps up

China remains open for trade with foreign partners and can only benefit from an economically strong Europe, its leader said on Saturday.

China happy to see political stability in Italy

Italy is an important member of the EU and has traditionally friendly ties with China, the ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, told a daily news conference in Beijing.

China, Germany want dialogue with North Korea to continue

China and Germany want dialogue with North Korea to continue, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, have said in Beijing.

US top envoy Mike Pompeo, in North Korea, expected to return with detained Americans

United States’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to return from North Korea with three detained Americans, as well as details of an upcoming summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, a South Korean official said on Wednesday.

Crude surges after Trump tears up Iran deal, equities mixed

Oil prices surged more than two percent in Asia on Wednesday after Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, fuelling fresh geopolitical uncertainty.

China warns US not to open Pandora’s Box

China warned the U. S. on Thursday not to open Pandora’s Box and spark a flurry of protectionist practices across the globe, even as Beijing pointed to U.S. goods that it could target in a deepening Sino-U.S. trade dispute.

Donald Trump prepares China trade sanctions, Beijing vows retaliation

President Donald Trump is poised to unveil sanctions against China on Thursday for the "theft" of US intellectual property, fueling fears of a trade war as Beijing vowed to retaliate.

Xi Jinping: Attempts to split China doomed to fail

Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered a fervently nationalistic closing speech to parliament, painting China as the rising global power.

Asian markets sink again as Trump fans trade war fears

Asian markets fell again on Monday as the fallout from Donald Trump's proposed steel and aluminium tariffs fanned fears of a global trade war.

Theresa May eyes ‘golden era’ with China as Brexit looms

China and Britain touted their "golden era" of relations on Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May visited Beijing to strengthen her country's global trade links before its contentious divorce with the European Union.

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