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Thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil for victims of the Chinese government's brutal military crackdown three decades ago on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square at Victoria Park in Hong Kong Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
June 04, 2019 - 11:38 am
By Violet Law and Alice Fung, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong gathered Tuesday night to mark 30 years since China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, underscoring continuing concern for Chinese human rights in the semi...
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Security officials stand guard in front of Tiananmen Gate next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo
June 04, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Dissidents silenced. Security tightened. References scrubbed from the internet. China went into customary lockdown Tuesday for the 30th anniversary of the bloody military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, a telling reminder of the ruling...
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A man looks at his smartphone as he walks past an electronics shop advertising phones from Huawei and Apple in Beijing, Friday, May 24, 2019.
Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo
May 24, 2019 - 8:55 am
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Stepping up Beijing's propaganda offensive in the tariffs standoff with Washington, Chinese state media on Friday accused the U.S. of seeking to "colonize global business" with moves against Huawei and other Chinese technology companies. There...
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A man rubs his forehead as he monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, May 13, 2019. Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday after trade talks between the U.S. and China ended Friday without an agreement.
Andy Wong/AP Photo
May 13, 2019 - 8:30 am
By Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets fell on Monday after trade talks between the U.S. and China wrapped up without an agreement, with economists warning that the escalating dispute over trade and technology would likely hurt economic growth. The CAC 40 in Paris...
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A barge pushes a container ship to the dockyard in Qingdao.
Chinatopix via AP
May 10, 2019 - 7:31 am
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump's latest tariff hike on Chinese goods took effect Friday and Beijing said it would retaliate, escalating a battle over China's technology ambitions and other trade tensions. The Trump administration raised duties on $200 billion of Chinese imports to 25% from...
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An electronic stock board shows Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo
May 07, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday after China said its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to escalate their tariff war. China's main stock index rose 0.7% and most other Asian...
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A woman touches a bull statue on display outside a bank in Beijing, Monday, May 6, 2019.
Andy Wong/AP Photo
May 06, 2019 - 8:14 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Chinese envoys are preparing to travel to the United States for trade talks, a government spokesman said Monday, suggesting talks on ending a bruising tariff war will go ahead despite President Donald Trump's surprise threat to raise import taxes...
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Caption - The Penn football team spent eight days in China last month.
Courtesy of Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The University of Pennsylvania football team recently wrapped up spring workouts. This year the Quakers spring practice time had a bit of a twist as they spent time over in China. The entire Penn team spent eight days in China, visiting Beijing and Shanghai promoting...
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In this Dec. 18, 2018, file photo, a worker holds a sign promoting a sale for Huawei 5G internet services at a mobile phone retail shop in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong province.
Andy Wong/AP Photo, File
January 29, 2019 - 9:58 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China called on Washington on Tuesday to "stop the unreasonable crackdown" on Huawei after the United States stepped up pressure on the tech giant by indicting it on charges of stealing technology and violating sanctions on Iran. Beijing will "...
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Stephen B. Morton/ AP Photo, File
January 13, 2019 - 10:44 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's trade growth slowed in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington heated up and global consumer demand weakened. Exports rose 7.1 percent, customs data showed Monday, down from the 7.9 percent reported earlier for 2017. Import growth declined to 12.9 percent from the previous...
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