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FILE PHOTO – Former U.S. national security advisor John Bolton adjusts his glasses during his lecture at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, U.S. February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a bombshell allegation, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton said Trump sought Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help in
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BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States will soon resume operations at its consulate in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus outbreak began late last year, the U.S. Embassy said on Wednesday. U.S. ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, “intends to resume operations in Wuhan in the near future”, Frank Whitaker, minister counselor for
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of Republican lawmakers plans to unveil legislation this week to keep Americans from investing in foreign defense companies with ties to China’s military, according to a document seen by Reuters, the latest in a string of measures aimed at curbing U.S. funding for China-based firms. Representatives Mike Gallagher, Jim Banks
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday called China’s proposed national security legislation on Hong Kong disastrous and said it could have an impact on the favorable economic treatment the territory receives from the United States. “The United States condemns the … proposal to unilaterally and arbitrarily impose national security legislation
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Pro-democracy lawmaker Wu Chi-wai scuffles with police during a march against new security laws, near China?s Liaison Office, in Hong Kong, China May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu LONDON (Reuters) – Britain, Canada and Australia issued a joint statement on Friday expressing their concern at China’s proposals for legislation on national security in Hong Kong. China
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(Reuters) – Chinese search engine giant Baidu Inc forecast second-quarter revenue above expectations on Monday, as businesses reopen in the world’s second-largest economy after strict lockdowns to curb the spread of the coronavirus. A logo of Baidu is seen at the company’s headquarters in Beijing, following the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, China May 18,
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – High demand for video games during COVID-19 lockdowns buoyed Tencent Holdings’ first-quarter revenue and profits, with blockbuster games PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile and Honor of Kings helping it beats forecasts. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Tencent is displayed at a news conference in Hong Kong, China March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu The Chinese
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(Reuters) – China Central Television (CCTV) will continue to not show National Basketball Association (NBA) games in the country, state media outlet Global Times has said, citing a statement from the state broadcaster. FILE PHOTO: People wear face masks as they wait to cross a street near the China Central Television (CCTV) headquarters during a
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Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick speaks during a daily news conference to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain May 2, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Considering China’s actions regarding the novel coronavirus crisis is something that the United Kingdom will look at later
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s smog-prone northern province of Hebei met its air quality targets by a big margin over the winter after concerted efforts to tackle emissions, a local official said on Sunday, without mentioning coronavirus-related factory shutdowns. Average PM2.5 concentrations over the October-March period dropped 15% from a year earlier to 61 micrograms per
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawmakers and former officials are making a last ditch push to persuade the Trump administration to halt plans to invest billions of federal employee retirement dollars in Chinese companies that Washington suspects of human rights abuses or threatening U.S. security, according to sources and documents seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President
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