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China governor defends controversial re-education centers

Jul 30, 2019

The governor of China's far-northwestern region of Xinjiang is defending controversial re-education centers opened across the region as an effective deterrent against terrorism and religious extremism

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China: US demand of WTO shows 'arrogance and selfishness'

Jul 29, 2019

China accuses Washington of 'arrogance and selfishness' after President Donald Trump added to trade strains with Beijing by pressing for the World Trade Organization to stop allowing some countries to more lenient treatment as developing economies

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US, China revive trade talks with low hopes for progress

Jul 29, 2019

Two months after U.S.-Chinese trade talks broke down, both sides are trying to temper hopes for a breakthrough when negotiations aimed at ending a tariff war resume Tuesday facing even more disputes

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Asian shares mostly fall as market eyes US-China trade talks

Jul 29, 2019

Asian shares are mostly lower as investors watch for developments in the trade conflict between the U.S. and China, with more talks this week

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Police fire tear gas as Hong Kong protesters block roads

Jul 28, 2019

Police have fired tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong for the second night in a row in another escalation of weeks-long pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas, clear protesters by force

Jul 27, 2019

Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas at protesters who defied authorities' warnings not to march in a neighborhood where six days earlier a mob apparently targeting demonstrators brutally attacked people in a train station

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Indonesia's leader says sinking Jakarta needs giant sea wall

Jul 27, 2019

Indonesia's president says he wants to see the speedy construction of a giant sea wall to prevent the low-lying capital of Jakarta from sinking under the sea

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Indonesia's Widodo tells AP he'll push economy, labor reform

Jul 26, 2019

Indonesia's president is vowing to push sweeping economic reforms, saying he will not have political constraints in his final term in office

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Asian shares fall ahead of US-China trade talks

Jul 26, 2019

Asian shares are lower as investors continue to watch the brewing trade conflict between China and the U.S., and any signs of what's in store from central banks

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Chinese importers looking at buying more US farm goods

Jul 25, 2019

Commerce ministry says Chinese companies willing to import U.S. farm goods

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