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China, ASEAN start inaugural joint maritime drills

This photo taken on October 21, 2018 shows a Thailand navy ship arriving at a military port in Zhanjiang, in China’s southern Guangdong province. AFP BEIJING, China — China and Southeast Asian states kicked off their first joint maritime exercises on ...

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China channels sci-fi, to launch ‘artificial moon’ in 2020

INQUIRER.net stock photo China is once again channeling science fiction in one of its most ambitious projects to date: an “artificial moon” to light up the streets of Chengdu city. Wu Chunfeng, chairman of Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System ...

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IFC invests in China Bank's green bond

The International Finance Corp (IFC) has invested in China Bank’s “green bond," its CEO Philippe Le Houérou told ANC Friday. China Bank has issued its first green bond raising $ 150 million to fund the fresh wave of “environmentally beneficial” ...

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China punishes taxmen who investigated Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing attends the 71st Cannes Film Festival on May 11, 2018. Stephane Mahe, Reuters/File Photo Officials who investigated Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing for tax evasion have been punished for "poor management", state media reported Monday.  At least five people ...

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UK cyber security agency backs Apple, Amazon China hack denials

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO – Britain's national cyber security agency said on Friday it had no reason to doubt the assessments made by Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc challenging a Bloomberg report that their systems contained malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese ...

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Tim Cook says Apple guards data privacy in China

Apple Inc's Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook speaks at the China Development Forum in Beijing, China, March 24, 2018. Reuters/File SAN FRANCISCO — Apple chief executive Tim Cook on Tuesday said the company was devoted to protecting people's privacy, with ...

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Injured Halep retires in first round of China Open

World number one Simona Halep was forced to retire in the first round of the China Open on Sunday after aggravating a back injury. The Romanian injured herself in training at last week's Wuhan Open where she crashed out in ...

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China widens income tax exemption for foreign investors

BEIJING – China has widened income tax exemption on re-invested profits for foreign firms, the finance ministry said on Sunday, to try to boost foreign investment amid trade tensions. The ministry said last December it would temporarily exempt foreign firms ...

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China says 'no cause for panic' over US ties, but won't be blackmailed

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York, US Friday. Carlo Allegri, Reuters UNITED NATIONS/NEW YORK – The Chinese government's top diplomat, Wang Yi, said on Friday there was "no cause ...

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Pope acknowledges China bishop deal will cause suffering

Pope Francis holds his pastoral staff as he arrives to celebrate a Mass in Freedom Square in Tallinn, Estonia, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. Pope Francis concludes his four-day tour of the Baltics visiting Estonia. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) ABOARD THE PAPAL ...

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