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Xi says BRICS nations should stand up against protectionism
by Louise Watt - September 3, 2017 - 7:48pm
Chinese President Xi Jinping on yesterday called for the world to reject protectionism even as American and European pressure mounts on Beijing to lower market barriers
Facebook's Zuckerberg meets China's propaganda chief
by Louise Watt - March 19, 2016 - 9:48pm
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a rare meeting Saturday with China's propaganda chief, at a time when Chinese authorities are tightening control over their cyberspace.
Year of the Monkey inspires kung fu, predictions of fire, disease
by Louise Watt - February 7, 2016 - 12:20am
The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. 
4 Chinese miners rescued after 36 days trapped underground
by Louise Watt - January 29, 2016 - 7:04pm
Rescuers in eastern China pulled out four miners who had spent 36 days trapped underground in a collapsed mine.
Beijing says pollution lessened in 2015 despite smog alerts
by Louise Watt - January 5, 2016 - 12:42pm
Environmental authorities in Beijing say air quality improved in 2015, a year in which they issued the city's first two red smog alerts and showed a greater willingness to disrupt industry and ordinary people in...
Coal not going away anytime soon despite renewables push
by Louise Watt - November 16, 2015 - 12:51pm
It is the biggest source of heat-trapping greenhouse gases that negotiators around the world hope to limit in an agreement to be thrashed out in Paris next month.
China, France say climate pact should have 5-year reviews
by Louise Watt - November 2, 2015 - 12:07pm
The Chinese and French presidents announced yesterday they have agreed that a global climate change pact should require countries to review their emissions pledges every five years, in an important signal four weeks...
China decides to abolish 1-child policy, allow 2 children
by Louise Watt - October 29, 2015 - 7:12am
China's ruling Communist Party announced Thursday that the country will start allowing all couples to have two children, abolishing an unpopular policy that limited many urban couples to only one child for more than...
Jackie Chan wants to work with son Jaycee on album, movie
by Louise Watt - August 3, 2015 - 6:53pm
Prince William focuses on football and film on China trip
by Louise Watt - March 3, 2015 - 9:48am
Britain's Prince William is turning his attention to football and film during his China trip, with an agenda that includes a movie premiere and an appointment to watch Premier League-trained coaches kicking balls...
Britain's Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China
by Louise Watt - March 2, 2015 - 9:07am
Britain's Prince William is making the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation, testing his diplomatic mettle as the second in line to the throne.
Happy Ewe Year: Astrological signs bad for the Sheep Year
by Louise Watt - February 19, 2015 - 5:25pm
With fortune-tellers predicting accidents and an unstable economy and some parents-to-be fretting over the year's reputation for docile kids, it wasn't exactly warming everyone's heart.
MH370 relatives view Indonesia crash with empathy, and envy
by Louise Watt - January 2, 2015 - 11:31am
Images of bodies and wreckage floating in Indonesian waters gave relatives of those lost aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 anguish and grief, but they also provided the answers that other families have sought...
China slams Philippines over South China Sea case
by Louise Watt - December 8, 2014 - 3:32am
China on yesterday again rejected an attempt by the Philippines to challenge its vast territorial claims over the South China Sea through international arbitration, a week before a deadline for Beijing to respond...
Murky players emerge from within Hong Kong protest
by Louise Watt - October 8, 2014 - 9:04am
From the shadows of the city's mass street protests, murky characters have emerged. Allegations have spread among protesters, the local media and online that triad gangsters, paid demonstrators, police pretending...
Hong Kong protesters set deadline for government
by Louise Watt - October 1, 2014 - 4:04am
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil...
Hong Kong protesters set deadline for government
by Louise Watt - September 30, 2014 - 10:22am
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil...
China, US differ on global plan to cut gas emissions
by Louise Watt - July 10, 2014 - 8:49am
China and the United States took small steps toward their shared goal of fighting climate change on Wednesday, but the world's No. 1 and No. 2 carbon emitters remain significantly apart over a wider global plan to...
China says it's up to US to drive global economy
by Louise Watt - July 10, 2014 - 5:51am
China's finance minister said yesterday that the country is not planning any new stimulus measures and it is up to the United States to drive the global economy.
'Transformers' tries for delicate US-China balance
by Louise Watt - June 26, 2014 - 4:10pm
The fourth installment of the Michael Bay-directed franchise has gone all-out to woo China's audience with Chinese locations, talent and even a reality TV show.
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