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    Is China becoming hegemonic?

    Dr Mahbub Ullah | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    XI JINPING, president of the People’s Republic of China and secretary general of the Communist Party of China, has made a very significant speech on...

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    Germany, China pledge to open markets, deepen financial cooperation

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Germany and China on Friday signed agreements to strengthen coordination in banking, finance and capital markets, and pledged to further open market access and deepen...

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    China’s moon landing

    Wendy Whitman Cobb | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    CHINA became the third country to land a probe on the Moon on Januart 2. But, more importantly, it became the first to do so...

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    China cenbank’s record $83b injection heightens worries over ailing economy

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    China’s central bank injected a record $83 billion into the country’s financial system on Wednesday, seeking to avoid a cash crunch that would put further...

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    Bangladesh elections and Sino-Indian rivalry

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    WHILE the Awami League is celebrating and the BNP is groaning as a result of the 2018 elections and the radically one-sided results, other emotions...

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    China’s exports shrink most in 2yrs

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    China’s exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years in December, while imports also contracted, pointing to further weakness in the world’s second-largest economy in...

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    Chinese coal mine collapse kills 21

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 11:03am on January 13, 2019

    A coal mine roof collapse in northwest China’s Shaanxi province killed 21 miners on Saturday, the state-run People’s Daily reported on Sunday. The accident is...

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    ASEAN members caught between US and China

    Dmitry Mosyakov | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    SEVERAL important events have occurred in Southeast Asia very recently, which shed a new light on the evolution and the current state of the conflict...

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    Jaguar Land Rover to cut thousands of UK jobs after China, diesel slump

    Reuters . London | Updated at 05:56pm on January 10, 2019

    Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is set to cut thousands of jobs as the company faces lower demand in China and a slump in...

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    China must act to stem Myanmar’s runaway meth trade

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 08:42pm on January 08, 2019

    China should rein in the methamphetamine-producing militias under its influence in eastern Myanmar and stem the flow of precursor chemicals fuelling the multi-billion-dollar drug trade,...

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