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Beijing housing block fire: Nineteen people killed

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The blaze broke out in the city's southern Daxing district, mostly inhabited by migrant workers.


Why China Can't Conquer Taiwan in a War

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With President Xi Jinping having consolidated his power at the 19th Party Congress, and the United States increasingly distracted at home, it may seem like a given that China will reestablish its predominance over the Asia-Pacific region. A new study casts doubt on this, however, arguing that Beijing doesn’t have the military power to defeat its neighbors. In fact, it probably can’t even conquer Taiwan.

Chinese, N.Korean envoys discuss regional concerns: state media

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A senior Chinese envoy discussed regional concerns with officials in Pyongyang on Saturday, North Korean state media said, as the US presses China to help ease the standoff over the North's nuclear weapons. The visit by Song Tao, described by Pyongyang as a special envoy of President Xi Jinping, is the first by a senior Chinese envoy for more than a year. Relations are severely stressed over Pyongyang's nuclear sabre-rattling and Beijing's support for tough UN sanctions on its neighbour.

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China envoy in N. Korea visit, Trump hails 'big move'

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A top Chinese envoy landed in North Korea on Friday in a trip hailed as a "big move" by US President Donald Trump, who has urged Beijing to pile pressure on its nuclear-armed ally. Diplomat Song Tao is visiting the North on behalf of President Xi Jinping to brief officials on the recent Chinese Communist Party congress and other "issues of mutual interest", foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said.

China's Belt and Road Initiative Is Stoking Tensions with India

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If Beijing maintains its current approach of BRI implementation, it will push New Delhi to balance against increasing Chinese power. The Chinese Communist Party enshrined President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) into its constitution at the 19th National Congress in October. This move signaled the depth of the Chinese commitment to its massive infrastructure investment plan and ostensibly prompted last week’s quadrilateral meeting between senior officials from the United States, Japan, India, and Australia on the future of a “free and open Indo-Pacific.” India’s participation in the dialogue is yet another signal that China’s method of implementing the BRI is driving a wedge between these neighbors and creating an opportunity for the United States to strengthen its ties with New Delhi.

Top Chinese envoy on North Korea visit, Donald Trump hails 'big move'

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A top Chinese envoy landed in North Korea today in a trip hailed as a "big move" by US President Donald Trump, who has urged Beijing to pile pressure on its nuclear-armed ally.


Even With Beijing Pushing, Electric Cars Prove Hard to Start

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Electric vehicles aren’t yet living up to the hype, auto makers in China are finding, as they churn out more EVs than they can sell—even with generous government subsidies—to satisfy Beijing’s directives.

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Roberto Cavalli Brings Italian Flair to The Opposite House, Beijing

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The Opposite House collaborates with leading international luxury brand Roberto Cavalli to launch a Tuscan-inspired afternoon tea at Sureño from November 25 to December 24, 2017.


China sets sweeping new rules to regulate $15 trillion asset management products

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China's central bank on Friday issued sweeping guidelines to tighten rules on asset management business, the latest step by Beijing to fend off systemic risks in the country's rampantly growing shadow banking sector.

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Jaquet Droz Reveals its New Automaton, the Tropical Bird Repeater in Beijing

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Echoing the strong historical links that bind the famous watchmaker to the Middle Kingdom, the opening of the automaton exhibition, which is the only one of its kind, was celebrated in the Shin Kong Place shopping mall, dedicated to the most prestigious international brands in fashion and luxury, including the Jaquet Droz boutique. At the ...]

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