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After China's Massive Drill, US Patrols Disputed South China Sea

In a span of 20 minutes, 20 F-18 fighter jets took off and landed on the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, in a powerful display of military precision and efficiency. The nuclear-powered warship, leading a carrier strike group, was conducting what the U.S. military called routine ...

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China's Xi Promises to Lower Tariffs this Year, Open Economy Further

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday promised to open the country's economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, in a speech that comes amid rising trade tensions between China and the United States. Xi also said China would raise the foreign ownership limit in the ...

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Trump Predicts Resolution of Trade Dispute with China

U.S. President Donald Trump predicted Sunday there would be a resolution of the U.S.-China standoff on tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods the world's two biggest economies are threatening to impose on each other. The U.S. leader said, without offering any direct information, ...

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India, Nepal Seek to Reset Ties During Nepalese PM's Visit

As India seeks to win back influence in Nepal, the two countries on Saturday agreed to boost connectivity and trade, as well as defense and security ties, during a visit by Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Oli to New Delhi. Oli, who is perceived to be close to China, made India his first stop ...

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Trump, White House Defend Action on China Trade

The Trump administration says China is responsible for a trade war with the United States because of its long-term unfair practices. A senior White House economic adviser said Thursday no measures have been enacted, but the situation cannot continue. U.S. President Donald Trump said the United ...

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Trump Proposes $100 Billion More in Tariffs on China

President Donald Trump said Thursday he had instructed U.S. trade officials to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs on China, fueling an already heated trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies. Trump said in a statement the further tariffs were being considered "in light ...

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Chinese Envoy Arrives at US State Department

China's ambassador to the United States, Cui Tiankai, arrived at the U.S. State Department on Wednesday for talks with Acting Secretary of State John Sullivan amid a deepening U.S.-China trade dispute. Cui did not respond to reporters questions on arrival. State Department officials said the ...

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China Announces $50 Billion in Retaliatory Tariffs on US Goods

China announced Wednesday it plans to impose tariffs on $50 billion worth of U.S. goods in response to a similar package announced by the United States. The Chinese measures would boost tariffs by 25 percent on 106 U.S. products, including soybeans, aircraft and cars. China's commerce ...

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US Unveils Tariffs on $50 Billion Worth of Chinese Imports

The Trump administration on Tuesday raised the stakes in a growing trade showdown with China, announcing 25 percent tariffs on some 1,300 industrial technology, transport and medical products to try to force changes in Beijing's intellectual property practices. The U.S. Trade Representative's ...

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US, Chinese Scientists Work Together to Reintroduce Pandas to Wild

There are fewer than 2,000 wild pandas in the world. However, as VOA's David Byrd reports, a new documentary opening in IMAX theaters in the U.S. April 6 tells how scientists are working to introduce captive-bred panda cubs into the wild.

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