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US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

The United States and China hardened their stances over Huawei Thursday as Washington brushed aside claims of ‘bullying’ and accused the Chinese tech giant of misrepresenting its ties to the Beijing government.

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by US sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday.

US temporarily eases curbs on Huawei; China firm stays defiant

US temporarily eases curbs on Huawei; China firm stays defiant

The US has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimise disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the world's largest telecoms equipment maker said ...

Adidas, Nike, PUMA say new tariffs on China would be 'catastrophic'

Adidas, Nike, PUMA say new tariffs on China would be 'catastrophic'

Adidas, Nike and PUMA on Tuesday urged US President Donald Trump to prevent the shoe industry from falling victim to the trade war with China, saying new tariffs could be ‘catastrophic.’

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for US shoppers

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for US shoppers

Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years.

China hikes tariffs on US goods after Trump warning

China hikes tariffs on US goods after Trump warning

China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most US imports on a revised $60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on $200 billion of Chinese goods ...

Trump, Xi could meet next month on trade: White House aide

Trump, Xi could meet next month on trade: White House aide

US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade, but no new talks are scheduled, ...

Trump says no hurry to sign deal with China as trade war escalates

Trump says no hurry to sign deal with China as trade war escalates

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in no hurry to sign a trade deal with China as Washington imposed a new set of tariffs on Chinese goods and negotiators began a second day of last-ditch talks ...

Nigerian police free 27 hostages, including five Chinese

Nigerian police free 27 hostages, including five Chinese

Nigerian police have freed 27 hostages kidnapped in recent weeks, police officials said Thursday, including five Chinese citizens.

Pompeo warns UK over China network role

Pompeo warns UK over China network role

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Britain Wednesday to be cautious about China's role in its 5G network, during a visit to London that also highlighted the old allies' differences on Iran.

Taiwan to improve ties with India, official says, despite Chinese disfavour

Taiwan to improve ties with India, official says, despite Chinese disfavour

Taiwan will strengthen ties with India's new government, including more official visits, a top official of the self-ruled island said on Wednesday, despite China's continuing efforts to isolate what it considers to be a wayward province.

China says Vice Premier Liu to visit US on May 9-10 for trade talks

China says Vice Premier Liu to visit US on May 9-10 for trade talks

China said on Tuesday that Vice Premier Liu He will go ahead with a visit to the United States this week, after efforts to reach a deal to end a trade war were thrown into doubt by US President Donald Trump's vow to impose new tariffs.