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North Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation: KCNA

North Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation: KCNANorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed measures to bolster “strategic and tactical” cooperation between the two countries in a second meeting on Wednesday, the North’s state media said on Thursday. The meeting between Kim and Xi came on the North Korean leader’s second and last day of his latest visit to Beijing where he briefed the Chinese president on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last week. On Tuesday, Kim and Xi were reported by North Korean media to have reached an understanding on the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula after discussing the outcome of the U.S.-North Korea summit.



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Trump escalates trade war with China following first round of tariffs

Trump escalates trade war with China following first round of tariffsThe Trump administration now says it’s ready to impose tariffs on up to $ 450 billion dollars worth of goods from China —which could increase the price you pay on everything from electronics to clothing.



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China says it regrets U.S. quitting U.N. rights council

China says it regrets U.S. quitting U.N. rights councilChina expressed regret on Wednesday over a U.S. decision to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council, with state media saying the image of the United States as a defender of rights was “on the verge of collapse”. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the decision to pull out of the council on Tuesday over what she said was chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform. Rights group have criticized the decision as sending a message that the United States was turning a blind eye to abuses across the world.



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China Said It Will "Immediately Respond" To Any U.S. Trade Actions

China Said It Will "Immediately Respond" To Any U.S. Trade ActionsChina warned on Friday that Beijing will "immediately respond and take necessary measures to defend our legitimate rights and interests" if the US takes actions that harm Chinese interests.



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Emmanuel Macron Ordered a Really Fancy Set of China and People Are Angry

Emmanuel Macron Ordered a Really Fancy Set of China and People Are AngryHe's facing criticism for his spending habits again



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Former Rolls-Royce engineer 'arrested under Official Secrets Act' amid fears China tried to obtain F-35 fighter jet details

Former Rolls-Royce engineer 'arrested under Official Secrets Act' amid fears China tried to obtain F-35 fighter jet detailsA man in his 70s has been arrested as part of a probe under the Official Secrets Act, police said on Thursday, amid reports he was a former Rolls-Royce engineer suspected of divulging secrets about Britain's new stealth fighter to China. Scotland Yard said the man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and taken to a police station in Derbyshire before being released under investigation. A search at an address in Derbyshire was ongoing while a search warrant was also executed at an office address in the West Midlands. The man was named by the Sun as  Bryn Jones, a former chief combustion technologist, who it said had been detained in connection with efforts by China to obtain classified information about Britain's new £100million RAF stealth fighter jet. The 73-year-old former Rolls-Royce employee was reportedly held after MI5 received information that classified details were passed to Beijing. Factfile | F-35 Lightning II fighter He was detained in an “ultra-discreet” swoop by officers from Scotland Yard’s SO15 counter-terrorism command at his home on Tuesday, it was reported. Mr Jones, who describes himself as a “visiting professor” in “gas turbine combustion” at the Aeronautical Uni­versity of Xian, central China, denies any wrongdoing, the newspaper reported.  The investigation reportedly centres on information about the F-35 Lightning II jet, which arrived in Britain last week.  Britain has committed to buying 138 F-35 fighter aircraft and has so far bought 48 at a cost of £9.1 billion.   The F-35 programme is the world’s largest defence development, worth over $ 1.3trillion. UK industry provides 15 per cent of each of the 3,000 aircraft currently on the order books and at peak production 25,000 British jobs will be supported throughout the supply chain.  



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China warns citizens in Vietnam after protests over economic zones

China warns citizens in Vietnam after protests over economic zonesChina has warned its citizens in Vietnam after protesters clashed with police over a government plan to create new economic zones for foreign investment that has fueled anti-Chinese sentiment in the country. More than 100 protesters were arrested and dozens of police injured at a protest in central Vietnam on Sunday, one of several demonstrations nationwide against the special economic zones opponents fear will be dominated by Chinese investors. The Chinese embassy in Hanoi posted a notice on its website referring to the protests as “illegal gatherings” that had included some “anti-China content”.



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China Hacked U.S. Navy Contractor To Obtain Sub Secrets: Report

China Hacked U.S. Navy Contractor To Obtain Sub Secrets: ReportChinese government hackers breached the files of a U.S. Navy contractor to



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US Embassy in China sends new alert for mystery health issue

US Embassy in China sends new alert for mystery health issueGUANGZHOU, China (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in China sent its second alert in two weeks Friday to its citizens over unexplained health issues that have prompted the evacuation of a number of U.S. government employees working at a consulate in a southern city.



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Could China Turn Russia Into an Aircraft Carrier Superpower?

Could China Turn Russia Into an Aircraft Carrier Superpower?The only downside for China would be that a Russian carrier would take up space and industrial capacity in Chinese yards, but this is a small price to pay. The Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov has entered what is expected to be a substantial refit.



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