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    Russia, China accuse US of stoking tensions with missile test

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    Russia and China accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but the foreign ministry in Moscow...

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    Twitter, FB accuse China of HK discord campaign

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 05:42pm on August 20, 2019

    Twitter and Facebook have accused the Chinese government of backing a social media campaign to discredit Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement and sow political discord in...

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    Obamas’ first film charts life in US factory under China bosses

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    ‘They refer to us as the foreigners,’ says a downbeat employee at the Ohio car glass factory where hundreds of Chinese laborers have come to...

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    HK readies for more mass protests

    Reuters. Hong Kong | Updated at 12:45pm on August 19, 2019

    Hong Kong is gearing up for more protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday,...

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    China picks Brazil-born player in landmark move

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    Brazil-born striker Elkeson is in line to become the first player without Chinese heritage to represent China after the country’s football authorities registered him for...

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    US removes some China furniture, modems from planned 10pc tariffs

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture, baby items and internet modems and routers from its next rounds of 10 per cent tariffs,...

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    China unveils rate reform to steer funding costs lower for firms

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    China’s central bank unveiled a key interest rate reform on Saturday to help steer borrowing costs lower for companies and support a slowing economy that...

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    Chinese military personnel parade near HK border

    Agence France-Presse . Shenzhen, China | Updated at 12:10am on August 16, 2019

    Thousands of Chinese military personnel waving red flags paraded at a sports stadium in a city across the border from Hong Kong on Thursday, an...

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    HK readies for more protests, Trump intervenes

    Reuters. Hong Kong | Updated at 02:23pm on August 15, 2019

    Hong Kong braced on Thursday for more mass demonstrations through the weekend, with the weeks-long crisis escalating after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly...

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    Chinese factories’ output hits 17-year low

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 02:40pm on August 14, 2019

    China’s economy showed further signs of strain in July with output at its factories falling to its lowest level in 17 years, while investment and...

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