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China's Xi makes a 'historic' visit to Myanmar

China's President Xi Jinping is expected to tie up Belt and Road Initiative deals during his visit to Myanmar.

China's Xi makes a 'historic' visit to Myanmar

Inside Story

Who stands to gain or lose from US-China trade deal?

US President Donald Trump has always said he will be tough on China, but now he has signed a trade deal with Beijing.

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US Senate passes USMCA, the new North American trade deal

Canada still needs to approve the deal before it can replace the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.

US Senate passes USMCA, the new North American trade deal

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Asian currencies rise on US-China trade deal, shares not so much

Investors, especially in China, remain wary as doubts and tariffs continue to linger over US-China trade relations.

Asian currencies rise on US-China trade deal, shares not so much

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong's Lam told: 'You are the laughing stock of the world'

City's chief executive tells members of Legislative Council that 'one country, two systems' still possible beyond 2047.

Hong Kong's Lam told: 'You are the laughing stock of the world'

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Sceptics cast doubts on first phase of US-China trade deal

The deal included concessions by China on US farm goods imports, but did not address other long-standing issues.

Sceptics cast doubts on first phase of US-China trade deal

Asia Pacific

Japan confirms first case of coronavirus infection

Man from Kanagawa had reportedly travelled to Wuhan and was hospitalised with a fever after returning to Japan.

Japan confirms first case of coronavirus infection

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China and US sign phase one trade deal

The agreement de-escalates an 18-month bilateral dispute that stoked fears of a global recession.

Asia Pacific

US and China are set to sign phase-one trade deal

Washington and Beijing are set to sign a phase-one deal, aiming to reduce some tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of American farm, energy and manufactured goods.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong police defuse pipe bomb, arrest four over explosives

Police in city have reported several discoveries of guns and explosives in recent months amid continuing protests.

Hong Kong police defuse pipe bomb, arrest four over explosives

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US preparing to block more sales to Huawei: Report

Trump administration wants to put more pressure on the Chinese telecoms giant, accusing it of threatening US security,

US preparing to block more sales to Huawei: Report

Taiwan

Taiwan's Tsai urges China to review policy after election win

Newly re-elected president says she hopes Beijing can understand the will expressed by votes in Saturday's election.

Taiwan's Tsai urges China to review policy after election win

China

'Existential threat': Report warns on China risk to human rights

Human Rights Watch report highlights abuses against Uighur minorities, activists in Hong Kong and warns of global risks.

'Existential threat': Report warns on China risk to human rights

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US-China trade tensions loom, even after phase one deal

Despite interim pact to be inked this week, many fundamental issues between Washington and Beijing are still unresolved.

US-China trade tensions loom, even after phase one deal

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Focused on China trade, US, EU and Japan agree on subsidy rules

After two years of negotiations the agreement now heads to the World trade Organization.

Focused on China trade, US, EU and Japan agree on subsidy rules