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China Urges US to Stop Pushing for Hong Kong-Related Bill

China

BEIJING – China had already lodged “stern representations” with the United States about the Hong Kong-related bill and urged that it not be passed into law, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a press briefing on Wednesday. “China will take vigorous measures to firmly respond, to staunchly safeguard …

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Xi Jinping Visits Greece Eyeing Deeper Economic Ties

China

BEIJING – The trip comes days after Mitsotakis, as the representative of the 2019 China International Import Expo’s official guest group, visited the Asian country. Xi and Mitsotakis will visit Piraeus port, the oldest and biggest in Greece operated by the state-owned Cosco port operator. It is the largest Chinese …

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China Starts Development of 6G Network

6G

BEIJING – China has officially launched research and development work for 6G mobile networks, having only just rolled out 5G. The Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology said in a statement said that it will set up two working groups to carry out the task. One group will consist of …

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Xi Calls for Open World Economy

Xi

BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke at the opening ceremony of second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai calling for an open global economy. “Distances between countries are shortening, and there is growing contact between countries, hence the probability of differences and frictions,” he said. “We must stand …

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Macron Visits China for Greater Access to Chinese Markets

Macron

BEIJING – According to Chinese officials, French President Emmanuel Macron arrives Monday in China for a giant import show, where he is expected to receive the “friendliest and warmest welcome.” On his visit, he plans to lobby for greater access to Chinese markets on behalf of European companies. In a …

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Trump Invites ASEAN Leaders to ‘Special Summit’ in US

ASEAN

BANGKOK – US President Donald Trump has invited the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to a “special summit” in the US early next year after skipping their ongoing Thailand annual conference. Robert O’Brien, National Security Advisor Trump sent in his absence, received Trump’s invitation to read …

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China Unveils Future Plans to Launch A Satellite

China

BEIJING – China plans to launch four new scientific satellite missions by 2023 and scientists have completed conceptual research on five more to be launched in the next 10 years, Xinhua news reported Wednesday. Chinese scientific satellites launched since 2015 include the Dark Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE), the Quantess Experiments …

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BRI is Game Changer for Countries Like Pakistan: Shaukat Aziz

Aziz

BEIJING – Former Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) launched by Chinese President Xi Jinping has brought tangible benefits to participating countries and is changing the game for countries like Pakistan. Speaking at a parallel forum of the Fourth “Understanding China” Conference that …

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