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China’s Xi warns of ‘grim’ Taiwan situation in letter to opposition
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China’s Xi warns of ‘grim’ Taiwan situation in letter to opposition

TAIPEI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The situation in the Taiwan Strait is “complex and grim”, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote…
China: Central bank declares all cryptocurrency transactions ‘illegal’
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China: Central bank declares all cryptocurrency transactions ‘illegal’

China’s central bank has made all cryptocurrency transactions illegal in mainland China, the bank announced in a statement on Friday. In a…
US business optimism in China rebounds to pre-trade war levels -survey
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US business optimism in China rebounds to pre-trade war levels -survey

SHANGHAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) – US companies’ optimism about business conditions in China has recovered to hit three-year highs even…
Hong Kong police arrest three members of student prisoner-support group
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Hong Kong police arrest three members of student prisoner-support group

HONG KONG, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Hong Kong police arrested on Monday three members of a pro-democracy student group, accusing…
Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws
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Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws

HONG KONG (AP) — Select Hong Kong residents voted for members of the Election Committee that will choose the city’s…
COVID-hit Chinese city tells residents to stay home as holiday starts
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COVID-hit Chinese city tells residents to stay home as holiday starts

BEIJING, Sept 18 (Reuters) – A city in southeast China hit by COVID-19 told residents on Saturday to stay home…
China fumes over Australia’s nuclear sub pact with U.S., Britain
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China fumes over Australia’s nuclear sub pact with U.S., Britain

WASHINGTON/CANBERRA, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The United States, Britain and Australia announced a new security partnership for the Indo-Pacific in…
Neighbours condemn ‘outrageous’ N.Korea ballistic missiles test
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Neighbours condemn ‘outrageous’ N.Korea ballistic missiles test

SEOUL, Sept 15 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a pair of ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday, South…
Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters
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Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters

TOKYO (AP) — Officials at Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant have acknowledged they neglected to investigate the cause of…
COVID-19 cases in southeast China more than double as Delta spreads
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COVID-19 cases in southeast China more than double as Delta spreads

BEIJING, Sept 14 (Reuters) – New local COVID-19 infections more than doubled in China’s southeastern province of Fujian, health authorities…
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