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China, US hold trade talks, agree to ‘push forward’ phase one deal

by Helen ROXBURGH Top Chinese and US negotiators spoke on the phone Tuesday and agreed to "push forward" their phase one economic deal, amid soaring...

Trump’s sister calls him ‘cruel’, ‘liar’ on secret recordings: report

Donald Trump's older sister described the US president as cruel and a liar whose lack of principles meant he could not be trusted, according...

Trump warns election vote count could take ‘weeks’

US President Donald Trump warned Friday that the results of the  November 3 presidential election could take weeks or months to determine. Amid concerns that...

US adds sanctions on China’s Huawei to limit technology access

by Rob Lever The US administration Monday expanded its sanctions on China's Huawei, a move aimed at further limiting the tech giant's access to computer...

New Zealand PM hits back at Trump’s ‘patently wrong’ virus claims

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday slapped down Donald Trump's talk of an out-of-control coronavirus "surge" in New Zealand as "patently wrong". She expressed dismay...

No aid in sight as US jobless claims drop below 1 mn

by Chris Stein The US Labor Department on Thursday reported fewer than one million new weekly claims for unemployment benefits for the first time since...

US, China to discuss trade deal amid COVID-19 disruption

Negotiators from the United States and China will on Saturday discuss the "phase one" trade deal signed earlier this year -- before the coronavirus...

Trump says Hong Kong can ‘never succeed’ under China control

US President Donald Trump said Thursday that Hong Kong will "go to hell" as a global financial center under tightened Chinese rule. "Hong Kong can...

China avoids trap of war with the US

As Sino-US relations continue to dive, the prospect of further US economic sanctions against China-related entities is all but certain, while fear of war...

US begins highest level Taiwan visit in decades

by Amber Wang with Shaun Tandon in Washington A senior member of US President Donald Trump's administration landed in Taiwan Sunday for Washington's highest level...
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