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Ryan Woo

Bug business: Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste

Dec 12 2018

JINAN, China In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards as they devour food scraps by the tonne in a novel form of urban waste disposal. | Video

China property to cool in 2019, weigh on economy, curbs may be eased: Reuters poll

Dec 10 2018

BEIJING China's massive property market is expected to cool further in 2019, with smaller price rises and falling home sales adding to pressure on the world's second-largest economy, a Reuters poll showed.

China reports weakest factory growth in over two years on eve of U.S. trade talks

Nov 30 2018

BEIJING Growth in China's vast manufacturing sector stalled for the first time in over two years in November as new orders slowed, piling pressure on Beijing ahead of crucial trade talks between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump this weekend.

China October exports surprisingly strong in race to beat higher U.S. tariffs

Nov 08 2018

BEIJING China reported much stronger-than-expected exports for October as shippers rushed goods to the United States, its biggest trading partner, racing to beat higher tariff rates due to kick in at the start of next year.

Unwelcome guest: U.S. tariffs loom at China's biggest trade fair

Oct 15 2018

BEIJING Amid gathering gloom over the state of the Chinese economy, exporters of motorcycles, tractors, photocopiers and Christmas tree lighting will join thousands of other companies peddling their wares at China's largest trade fair Monday. | Video

RPT-Unwelcome guest: U.S. tariffs loom at China's biggest trade fair

Oct 13 2018

* U.S. has imposed tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese products

China's export-dependent provinces scramble for shelter from U.S. trade storm

Sep 14 2018

BEIJING China's export-dependent cities and provinces are scrambling to provide relief to exporters, stabilize employment and avert the possibility of social unrest as an intensifying trade dispute with the United States threatens to further erode business.

Tour of Ibsen play cut short in China amid cries for freedom

Sep 13 2018

BEIJING A tour of a 136-year-old political drama by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen was cut short in China after some members of the audience in Beijing shouted out at the performers and called for freedom of speech.

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