SYDNEY (AFP) - Canberra played down on Friday (Feb 22) reports a major Chinese port had banned coal imports from Australia, amid fears worsening diplomatic tensions were damaging the nations' crucial trading relationship.
Straits Times. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:55:37 +0800.
As a March deadline approaches, American negotiators are struggling with how to ensure China, which has reneged on promises to past administrations, follows through on any agreement.
Ana Swanson and Alan Rappeport. New York Times. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:39:21 GMT.
A Chinese student sparked debate earlier this week after her mother discovered the teenage girl bought a robot and trained it to imitate her handwriting so she can finish her homework.
Katherine Lam. Fox News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:07:57 GMT.
The couple from China had been quarrelling and tussling outside their hotel before two people reported the fight to police. The man was arrested and charged with domestic violence, the consulate said.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:10:20 GMT.
The U.S. and China resumed high-levels talks Thursday aimed at easing a trade standoff that has unnerved global investors and clouded the outlook for the world economy.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:52:21 EST.
Consumption of allium vegetables -- which include garlic, leeks, and onions -- was linked with a reduced risk of in colorectal cancer in a study of men and women in China.
Science Daily. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:50:57 EST.
Customs at China's northern port of Dalian has banned imports of Australian coal and will cap overall coal imports from all sources to the end of 2019 at 12 million tonnes, an official at Dalian Port Group told Reuters on Thursday. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:50:17 -0500.
The U.S. Trade Representative has spent his career warning about the problems and perils of global trade. Now, as the chief U.S. negotiator with China, he's in a position to do something about it.
Jim Zarroli. NPR. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:00:00 -0500.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Shares in the world's biggest shipping company, Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, plunged Thursday after it warned of the commercial damage it would suffer from a U.S. escalation in the trade war with China. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:15:23 -0500.
The Institute for China-Russia Strategic Cooperation, founded in 2011, aims at building bilateral cooperation in humanitarian, scientific and technical fields
Tass. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:29:16 +0300.
Facts About China
The People's Republic of China is a socialist state located in central
and eastern Asia. Its capital city is Beijing; other major Chinese
cities include Shanghai, Tianjin, and Hong Kong. China's national
currency is the Renminbi Yuan, which equals 10 jiao or 100 fen.
In 2007, China's estimated population was 1,351,852,000.
For more news and information about China, visit this official
Chinese government website.
For detailed maps of China, visit this
China maps website.