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Report: Nearly 630 Pakistan women being a sex slave to Chinese men

Women and girls across Pakistan living in a ‘fear’ when nearly 630 of them were reported been sold as brides to Chinese men last year. The list, which was obtained by the Associated Press, highlighting the lucrative and widespread human

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China capex growth hits three-year low as weak economy, trade war drag

Capital investment by Chinese firms has ground to its slowest pace in three years, as a weakening economy, tight credit and prolonged trade war with the United States dent sales growth and cash reserves, a Reuters analysis showed. Companies are

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China suspends review of request for US military ships, aircraft visiting Hong Kong

China’s Foreign Ministry said today it has suspended the review of requests by US military ships and aircraft to visit Hong Kong in response to legislation passed by US lawmakers in support of protesters in the China-ruled territory. The Chinese

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US-China trade talks ‘stalled’ due to newly-passed HK law

A trade deal between United States and China was now “stalled because of Hong Kong legislation”, news website Axios reported yesterday, citing a source close to US President Donald Trump’s negotiating team. The deal was stalled also because time was

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China dangles carrot ahead of Taiwan election, but many are sceptical

China is stepping up efforts to be nice to Taiwan ahead of key elections on Jan 11, offering better treatment to Taiwanese in China and urging the democratic island to “come home”, but many there only see Beijing wielding a

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Hong Kong democrats cheer landslide victory in local elections

Hong Kong’s democrats romped to a landslide and symbolic majority in district council elections after residents turned out in record numbers yesterday to vote following six months of anti-government protests in the embattled city. In a rare weekend lull in

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China offers help to cripple transnational crimes involving its people in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: China is willing to help Malaysian authorities in their efforts to cripple transnational crime syndicates involving Chinese citizens, said its Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian . He said this included the sharing of intelligence on the online investment scam

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US warships sail in disputed South China Sea, China livid

US Navy warships, on two occasions in the past few days, have sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea, the US military told Reuters yesterday, at a time of tension between the world’s two largest economies.

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Justice Department: US charges Chinese national with stealing trade secrets

A Chinese national who worked for Monsanto before it was purchased by Bayer AG was charged in St. Louis, Missouri, yesterday with stealing trade secrets for China, the US Justice Department said. Haitao Xiang, 42, an employee of Monsanto and

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Hong Kong students’ sewer escape thwarted

HONG KONG: Some anti-government protesters trapped inside a Hong Kong university yesterday tried to flee through the sewers, where one student said she saw snakes, but firemen prevented further escape bids by blocking a manhole into the system. Reuters witnesses

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