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Elon Musk Seen Hoping to Meet China PM on Next Visit

Musk met Li Qiang in 2019 when he was party secretary in Shanghai. Sources say Tesla is grappling with issues…

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China Damns Yellen’s Debt Trap Criticism as ‘Unreasonable’

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Yellen's remark about leaving countries "trapped in debt" were "irresponsible" and "unreasonable", but experts say…

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Britain Becomes 12th State in Trans-Pacific Trade Pact

The move to join the CPTPP will deepen Britain's ties with Japan and several of the rising economies in Southeast…

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Factory Growth Slows in China, Clouding Recovery Prospects

China's post-Covid recovery is being weighed down by weak exports and the real estate quagmire, but the services sector is…

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China’s Green Loans Exceed $3.2 Trillion: Central Bank Chief

"Achieving carbon neutrality requires 'carrots and sticks'," People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang said

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China Settles First LNG Trade in Yuan in Latest Hit to Dollar

China's long-term battle to reduce the dollar's dominance in world trade took two steps forward this week, with the first…

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China and Brazil Agree to Dump Dollar for Trade – AFP

China and Brazil have struck a deal to trade in their own currencies instead of the US dollar, the Brazilian…

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China’s Top Developer Hit by 90% Plunge in Core Profit

China's biggest property developer says it has endured a "harsh winter" in a market that "won't recover overnight", after posting…

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Taiwan Leader Unfazed by China Threat to Retaliate for US Trip

"External pressure will not hinder our determination to go to the world," Tsai said on Wednesday before flying to the…

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FTX’s Bankman-Fried Accused of $40m Bribe to China Officials

US prosecutors say Bankman-Fried ordered a $40m crypto payment to persuade Chinese authorities to unfreeze Alameda accounts with more than…

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China Tech Giants, Hong Kong Surge on Alibaba Breakup Plan

Group's shares jump 16% after similar rise in the US; Hang Seng Index lifted by speculation China's regulatory crackdown is…

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Alibaba Shares Jump After News it Will Split Into Six Units

The Chinese e-commerce giant on Tuesday announced the biggest rejig in its history, which will see it split into six…

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