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Ryan Woo

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.

China house prices to rise faster in 2018 in boost for cooling economy: Reuters poll

Sep 10 2018

BEIJING Home prices and property investment in China are expected to rise more this year than first thought, as tight controls in big cities continue to push buyers into less-regulated smaller markets, a Reuters poll showed.

Alibaba's Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairman

Sep 09 2018

BEIJING Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's billionaire co-founder Jack Ma will announce a succession plan on Monday to hand the reins of his sprawling empire to a new generation of leaders but will remain executive chairman for the time being. | Video

Chinas Finanzminister droht USA mit Zoll-Vergeltung

Aug 27 2018

Peking Im Handelsstreit mit den USA zeigt sich China entschlossen.

Exclusive: China to keep hitting back at U.S. over trade, to boost government spending - finance minister

Aug 24 2018

BEIJING, Aug 24 China will keep hitting back at Washington as more U.S. trade tariffs are imposed, but its counter-strikes will remain as targeted as possible to avoid harming businesses in China - whether Chinese or foreign, Finance Minister Liu Kun said. | Video

China think tank slammed for 'procreation fund' idea

Aug 17 2018

BEIJING A proposal by two Chinese researchers to force couples with fewer than two children to pay into a "procreation fund" backfired on Friday, with critics calling it a "thoughtless" and "absurd" way to battle the problem of an ageing population.

China to slap additional tariffs on $16 billion of U.S. goods

Aug 08 2018

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China is slapping additional tariffs of 25 percent on $16 billion worth of U.S. imports from fuel and steel products to autos and medical equipment, the Chinese commerce ministry said, as the world's largest economies escalated their trade dispute. | Video

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