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    China's futuristic library: More fiction than books

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:53pm on November 16, 2017

    A futuristic Chinese library has wowed book lovers around the world with its white, undulating shelves rising from floor to ceiling, but if you read...

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    China-US: shaping the future

    by Munir Akram | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    THIS century’s future will be largely defined by the relationship between a rising China and a resentful America....

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    First lady Melania plays tourist as Trump departs Beijing

    Reuters | Updated at 07:09pm on November 10, 2017

    As US president Donald Trump left Beijing on Friday for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam, first lady Melania stayed behind to play tourist,...

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    China rising: global opportunity or global threat?

    by Roy Morrison | Updated at 12:05am on November 03, 2017

    THE recent tightly-scripted 19th Chinese Communist Party National Congress has generally been viewed as evidence and celebration of the rise to great power of Chinese...

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    China never remain with Bangladesh, claims AL MP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:19pm on November 01, 2017

    A ruling party MP at a seminar on the country’s foreign policy on Wednesday said actually China was never a friend of Bangladesh. Mir Mushtaque...

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    South Korea’s Moon says cannot recognise North Korea as nuclear state

    Reuters | Updated at 12:33pm on November 01, 2017

    South Korea will never tolerate North Korea as a nuclear state, nor will Seoul have nuclear weapons, president Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday, as...

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    Dhaka signs $550m loan deal with Beijing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on October 29, 2017

    China is set to finance $550.4 million for a major infrastructure project in Bangladesh to install single point mooring at Moheshkhali and lay two pipelines...

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    Xi’s road map to the Chinese dream

    by Pepe Escobar | Updated at 12:05am on October 28, 2017

    NOW that president Xi Jinping has been duly elevated to the Chinese Communist Party pantheon in the rarified company of Mao Zedong thought and Deng...

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    North Korea's Kim wishes Xi ‘great success’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:35am on October 26, 2017

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un wished Xi Jinping ‘great success’ in a congratulatory but comparatively restrained message after the Chinese president cemented his grip on power...

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    Influx on amid diplomatic move

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 26, 2017

    Bangladesh continued diplomatic move for ensuring return of Rohingyas to their homeland Rakhine State of Myanmar while Rohingya influx into the country continued on Wednesday...