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China, US envoys to discuss phase one trade deal: Report

As China-US ties grow increasingly tense, their chief negotiators will reportedly talk on August 15 to review the pact.

China, US envoys to discuss phase one trade deal: Report

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Trump's demand for cut of TikTok-Microsoft deal lacks precedent

Microsoft is in talks to buy parts of TikTok, a forced sale after Trump threatened to ban the Chinese-owned video app.

Trump's demand for cut of TikTok-Microsoft deal lacks precedent

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Editor’s Analysis

From trade to TikTok: How US-China decoupling affects everyone

Four decades of policies that encouraged China to become more economically integrated with the world are unravelling.

From trade to TikTok: How US-China decoupling affects everyone

AJ IMPACT

China will not accept US 'theft' of TikTok: State media

China Daily says pressure on ByteDance to sell US operations to Microsoft or risk closure amounts to a 'smash and grab'.

China will not accept US 'theft' of TikTok: State media

AJ Impact

Give US gov't 'substantial portion' of TikTok's sale price: Trump

President Trump says he will ban Chinese video app by September 15 if Microsoft or other US company does not acquire it.

Give US gov't 'substantial portion' of TikTok's sale price: Trump

Inside Story

Why does Donald Trump want to ban TikTok?

After Huwaei, the US president is taking aim at another Chinese-owned company, citing security concerns.

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China's ByteDance eyes setting up TikTok headquarters outside US

TikTok is under fire from US President Trump and other American politicians over concerns that it poses a security risk.

China's ByteDance eyes setting up TikTok headquarters outside US

Coronavirus pandemic

'No silver bullet' for coronavirus, WHO warns

Officials exhort countries 'do it all' to curb the spread of COVID-19 as there might never be a lasting vaccine.

'No silver bullet' for coronavirus, WHO warns

AJ Impact

Trump pick to head LatAm development bank sparks regional ire

Trump administration's nominee reflects wider drive by US to counter China's rising influence in Latin America.

Trump pick to head LatAm development bank sparks regional ire

AJ IMPACT

Chinese unemployment remains high despite economic rebound

Jobseekers have been encouraged to become street vendors to spur the country’s economic growth following historic contraction from COVID-19 outbreak.

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China accuses US of 'harassing' Chinese students and researchers

Criticisms comes after bail was denied to a CA university researcher accused of lying about her ties to China.

China accuses US of 'harassing' Chinese students and researchers

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Prospect of Microsoft, TikTok shotgun wedding sparks China outcry

Trump gives tech firms 45-day deadline to reach a deal for Microsoft to acquire TikTok's US operations.

Prospect of Microsoft, TikTok shotgun wedding sparks China outcry

NewsFeed

US consulate closes in China's Chengdu

This comes after the Trump administration shut the Chinese consulate in Houston, Texas.

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TikTok countdown: Trump to give Chinese owner 45 days to sell app

Trump's reported agreement for Microsoft to continue talks to buy social media app comes after he threatened to ban it.

TikTok countdown: Trump to give Chinese owner 45 days to sell app

Asia Pacific

China healthcare workers in Hong Kong to battle COVID-19

Up to 60 healthcare professionals will be part of a team based in the territory's first makeshift hospital.