Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits

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Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits

JUNE 15, 2019

Major Retailers Want Trump to End Tariffs Against China

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Retailers Ask Trump To Stop Tariff Threats On China

June 14, 2019

AMY SCOTT

A group of more than 600 companies and trade associations have signed a letter to the president asking him to end the trade war with China and to drop tariffs. Continue reading Major Retailers Want Trump to End Tariffs Against China

One Foot in China and One Foot in the U.S.

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China Blames U.S. for Tense Trade Relations and Ready to Fight Back

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China blames US for trade dispute, says it won’t back down

Jun 2, 2019

Chinese Vice Commerce Minister and Deputy China International Trade Representative Wang Shouwen attends a news conference in Beijing, China, April 4, 2018. Photo By Thomas Peter/Reuters

BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it might take to up the ante. Continue reading China Blames U.S. for Tense Trade Relations and Ready to Fight Back

China Uses FedEx as a Warning

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China Targets FedEx in ‘Warning’ to U.S.

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June 1, 2019

China targeted FedEx Corp. in its escalating trade war with the U.S., giving a hint of the kind of foreign companies it may blacklist as “unreliable.” Continue reading China Uses FedEx as a Warning

30 Years After Tiananmen Protests, ‘The Fight Is Still Going On For China’

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30 Years After Tiananmen Protests, ‘The Fight Is Still Going On For China’

May 31, 2019

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Protesters wave flags on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in the weeks leading up to the violent crackdowns on June 4. These photos were donated to Humanitarian China by the photographer, Jian Liu, then one of the student protesters.
Jian Liu/Humanitarian China

Continue reading 30 Years After Tiananmen Protests, ‘The Fight Is Still Going On For China’

Chinese Tourism To U.S. Is Down After Years Of Booming Growth

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Chinese Tourism To U.S. Is Down After Years Of Booming Growth

May 31, 2019

Grand Canyon officials don’t keep track of visitors by country of residence, but Mandarin-language brochures are the most in demand there. The Arizona Office of Tourism estimates that in 2018, the number of Chinese visitors to the state dipped 3.7%, after nearly quadrupling from 2010 to 2017.
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For years, a record number of Chinese tourists have flocked to U.S. attractions like Hollywood, Capitol Hill and the Grand Canyon. But their numbers are now falling. Continue reading Chinese Tourism To U.S. Is Down After Years Of Booming Growth