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April 2, 2018 8:17 AM China hits back with tariffs on US imports worth $3bn

China has imposed tariffs of up to 25% on 128 US imports, including pork and wine, after US President Donald Trump raised duties on foreign steel and aluminium imports in March. The tariffs affecting some $3bn (£2.1bn) of imports kick in on Monday. Beijing said the move was to “safeguard China’s interests and balance” losses caused by new US tariffs 671

October 26, 2017 1:24 AM Minimum Salary Threshold of 18 Chinese Provinces Raised

A total of 18 provinces in China have raised the minimum salary threshold as of Monday since the beginning of this year, in a bid to protect low-incomers’ interests, People’s Daily Online reported. The minimum salary thresholds for Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai have exceeded 2,000 yuan ($302) a month, among which Shanghai tops the list by 2,300 yuan ($347). According 115

October 6, 2017 10:44 PM India gives 27,000 free tickets to avert tournament embarrassment'

2018 World Cup India gives 27,000 free tickets to avert tournament embarrassment' Thousands of children filled the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium to boost India's first major sporting event since the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which was marked by vast open spaces in stadiums. Sales for the youth World Cup have been disappointing despite the presence of Brazil 73

October 1, 2017 5:41 AM Song Zhen boosts war against violent crime in South Sudan

Song Zhen, a Chinese national, was inspired to set up a security company in South Sudanese capital Juba after witnessing a spiraling crime wave that scared local and foreign investors. Song won accolades from the local hosts when he set up Deway Security Company that is a subsidiary of Ancheng International Security Company based in Beijing 53

September 24, 2017 5:28 AM Asia learns to live with Trump rhetoric, but unease remains

TOKYO — Declare China a currency manipulator? Hasn’t happened. Make Japan and South Korea pay more to host U.S. troops? Hasn’t happened. Unleash fire and fury on North Korea? Hasn’t happened — at least not yet. Asia is getting used to living with Donald Trump’s broadsides, though it can’t shrug them off completely. Many people are unnerved, but not panicked 51

September 15, 2017 11:02 PM North Korea will reach its nuclear force goal

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to reach the country's nuclear goals, according to state media. The aim was to establish "equilibrium" of military force with the US, the KCNA news agency quoted him as saying. Mr Kim's comments come after North Korea fired its latest missile over Japan - in what is being described as the country's farthest-reaching 74

September 5, 2017 7:14 AM China has tools to pressure Kim but worries of consequences

BEIJING — China has the economic tools to pressure North Korea but fears pushing Kim Jong Un’s government so hard it collapses. Though China has long been the North’s main trading partner and diplomatic protector, Kim’s nuclear and missile tests have alienated Chinese leaders, who supported last month’s U.N. sanctions that slash North Korean revenue 57

September 5, 2017 6:10 AM India's Modi heads to Myanmar as Rohingya refugee crisis worsens

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss rising violence in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state during a visit that begins on Tuesday, and push for greater progress on long-running Indian infrastructure projects, officials said. India seeks to boost economic ties with resource-rich Myanmar, with which it shares a 1,600-km (1,000-mile) 65

September 5, 2017 5:55 AM BRICS countries express concern over several terror groups

Xiamen - Five major emerging economies including China and India agreed on Monday to strengthen cooperation against terrorism and a range of organisations in a declaration that includes some Pakistan-based ones, in a diplomatic victory for New Delhi. A declaration adopted at a summit of the BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa 60

September 4, 2017 8:46 AM What if Trump cut ties with North Korea's trade partners?

How realistic is cutting off trade ties with all of the countries that do business with North Korea? This is what US President Donald Trump has threatened on Twitter following North Korea's sixth nuclear test, its biggest so far and one it claims is the successful test of a hydrogen bomb. The international community has tried everything short of military 50