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Chinese solid waste imports down by nearly 50% this year

BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- China is now moving closer and vows to achieve its goal of halting all imports ...

German carmaker to expand investment in Chinese auto sector

HEFEI, June 2 (Xinhua) -- German carmaker Volkswagen has announced plans to invest 2.1 billion euros (about 2.3 billion U.S. ...

China's Tiananmen Square 'slaughter' not forgotten: White House

Washington DC [USA], June 5 (ANI): Commemorating the 31st anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre, the United States said that 'slaughter' ...

US Accuses China of Breaking Democracy Pledge for Hong Kong

WASHINGTON - The United States accused China on Thursday of breaking its commitment for democracy in Hong Kong, hours after ...

Authorities to Destroy Uyghur Cemetery in Xinjiang Capital

Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have announced plans to destroy a Uyghur cemetery in the capital ...

Quincy Crew advance to final of ESL One Birmingham - NA/SA

Quincy Crew swept CR4ZY in the first round of the playoffs Thursday to advance to the grand final in the ...

Secret, Nigma stay alive at ESL One Birmingham - EU/CIS

Team Secret and Team Nigma each rebounded from Tuesday losses with victories via sweep on Thursday to stay alive at ...

Wandile Sihlobo | Good news for SA's maize supply

I've recently cautioned that dryness in parts of Europe and North America could lead to poor grain yields, which would ...

US Senate Approves Trump Nominee to Head US Broadcasting

CAPITOL HILL - The U.S. Senate Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), ...

How Chinese citizens view their government's coronavirus response

Outside China, opinions about China's performance during the COVID-19 pandemic is divided between praise and blame. But little is known ...

Hong Kong Legislature passes contentious national anthem bill

Hong Kong, June 4 (ANI): The Hong Kong Legislature on Thursday passed its contentious national anthem bill with 41 in ...

Stock market rally peters out as oil prices fall

London, June 4, 2020 - A rally in global stock markets petered out Thursday, while oil prices fell, with investors ...

Update: Chinese premier delivers speech at global vaccine summit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers a speech at a virtual global vaccine summit on June 4, 2020. (Xinhua/Ding Haitao)BEIJING, June ...

PSG.LGD sweep RNGU, reach final at ESL One Birmingham - China

PSG.LGD swept Royal Never Give Up on Thursday to remain perfect in the competition and reach the final of the ...

NE China city expands COVID-19 tests

A citizen prepares to receive COVID-19 testing at the health service center in Funing Community in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang ...

Foreign airlines can operate one flight per week: China

Beijing [China], June 4 (ANI): China has announced that foreign airlines would be allowed to operate only one flight per ...

People in Gilgit-Baltistan suffer amid COVID-19 outbreak

Gilgit [PoK], June 4 (ANI): People in Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan are facing severe threats in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak as ...

No discussion on RCEP during India-Australia virtual summit: MEA

New Delhi [India], June 4 (ANI): There was no discussion on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) during the first virtual ...

Chinese business briefing: Working overtime

As a source of raw metals, Tajikistan has become a destination for thousands of low-skill Chinese laborers. How Beijing regards ...

Absa investors approve non-binding climate change resolution

Absa Group shareholders have agreed that the African bank should include in its reporting next year an assessment of its ...

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Nationwide protests finally catch up with Wall Street

SYDNEY, Australia - Wall Street took a breather on Thursday following more than a week of protests across the U.S., ...

World food prices fall for fourth consecutive month

ROME, Italy - Global food commodity prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May as the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic ...

Stocks in Tokyo, Sydney and Hong Kong advance, Shanghai flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia advanced on Thursday but gains were limited, and not universal.China's Shanghai Composite finished flat.The ...

Long time Packers board member Peter Platten passes away

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Peter Platten, a former Green Bay Packers Executive Committee lead director and longtime member of the ...

Real contradition on U.S. call for unity at G7, says France

PARIS, France, June 3 (Xinhua) -- France will maintain its planned tax on digital services at the Organization for Economic ...

ASX leads Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng to strong gains, Shanghai lags

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia made strident gains on Wednesday, although on the Chinese mainland the advance was limited.The ...

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