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Chinese President Xi Jinping To Meet With President Trump In Florida

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump will meet for the first time on April 6-7 at the latter’s Florida resort, China’s foreign ministry announced Thursday. Via: cnbc.com The future relationship between the world’s No. 1 and No. 2 economies has been uncertain following the election of Trump, who accused China during his campaign of unfair trade practices and ...

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Chinese Muslims are banned from having ‘abnormal’ beards or wearing veils

New rules announced on March 29 ban beards and veils in the Chinese province The move is part of new ‘Regulations on Extremisation of Xinjiang province’  Xinjiang province in northern China is home to 10 million Chinese Muslims This month an ISIS video featuring Chinese children vowed to ‘shed blood’ Via: dailymail.co.uk China has announced that it is implementing new measures ...

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China overtakes US and France as Germany’s biggest trading partner

China for the first time became Germany’s most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States, which fell back to third place behind France, data showed on Friday. Via: reuters  German imports from and exports to China rose to 170 billion euros ($180 billion) last year, Federal Statistics Office figures reviewed by Reuters showed. The development is likely to ...

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China Sails Warships Near Senkaku Islands

Three Chinese warships sailed near the contested Senkaku Islands Monday, in a rare move apparently sending a message to the U.S. just two days after President Trump’s defense secretary visited Japan and vowed to defend the islands. Via: foxnews.com The ships sailed within Japan’s territorial waters some 12 nautical miles off the islands in the East China Sea, roughly 140 miles northeast of Taiwan, a ...

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Trump’s hardline on China to help counter a “belligerent” Beijing

Amid increasingly tense Sino-U.S. ties, John Bolton, a former American ambassador to the U.N. and a top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, has called for a closer U.S. military relationship with Taiwan to help counter a “belligerent” Beijing. Via: .japantimes.co.jp In a commentary published Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal likely to stoke anger in China, Bolton said Washington “could enhance ...

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China installs weapons systems on artificial islands

China appears to have installed weapons, including anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems, on all seven of the artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank reported, citing new satellite imagery. The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies said its findings, made available first to Reuters on Wednesday, come ...

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China Warns US on Taiwan Leader’s Planned Transit

China on Wednesday accused Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen of seeking to use a planned transit stop in the U.S. to score diplomatic points, amid Chinese rancor over an unprecedented phone call between Tsai and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Asked at a briefing whether China has asked the U.S. to cancel the stop planned for next month, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu ...

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Yau Wai-ching – Hong Kong IS NOT China

Yau Wai-ching, the youngest woman ever elected to Hong Kong’s legislature, is unabashed and unapologetic in her fight for China’s freest city — never mind that many of its denizens now despise her. Can she win? The tallest skyscraper on the western end of Hong Kong Island is the Chinese government’s Liaison Office, where representatives of the Communist Party in ...

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Christians’ horror as churchgoers beaten and jailed for putting crucifix by home in China

TWENTY Christians have been beaten and jailed for hanging a cross outside their home in China. Public security officials stormed the property in central Hanan province after a crucifix was seen outside. An eyewitness, described the scene in Nanle as “miserable” as officials beat the Christian homeowner before turning on other Christians coming out of the property. Zhang Mingxuan, a ...

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China starts to build its first floating nuclear power reactor for deployment off coast

China has started to build its first floating nuclear power reactor, which it plans to deploy off its coast by the end of the decade. State-controlled China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has begun construction of the ACPR50S reactor, and will acquire the reactor pressure vessel that encloses the reactor core from Dongfang Electric, CGN said in a statement on ...

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