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WASHINGTON | Mnuchin: No plans yet for US, China leaders to meet on trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO’-shin) says there are no plans yet for President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) to meet to finalize a trade deal. Trump has said no agreement will be final until he meets with his Chinese counterpart. Trump announced in his State of the Union … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Mnuchin: No plans yet for US, China leaders to meet on trade

BEIJING | Stocks rise along with optimism over US-China trade talks

BEIJING — Jan 09, 2019—Three days of U.S.-Chinese talks aimed at ending a costly tariff battle wrapped up Wednesday in an optimistic atmosphere after President Donald Trump said they were “going very well!” No details were immediately announced, but stocks rose after talks planned for two days were extended to three. Hong Kong’s main market … Continue reading BEIJING | Stocks rise along with optimism over US-China trade talks

BEIJING | US, China end talks on tariff battle with no word on outcome

BEIJING— Jan 09, 2019—Three days of U.S.-Chinese talks aimed at ending a costly tariff battle wrapped up Wednesday in an optimistic atmosphere after President Donald Trump said they were “going very well!” No details were immediately announced, but stocks rose after talks planned for two days were extended to three. Hong Kong’s main market index … Continue reading BEIJING | US, China end talks on tariff battle with no word on outcome

China says trade talks with US end, no details released

Jan 09, 2019—A Chinese government spokesman says three days of talks with U.S. envoys aimed at ending a costly tariff battle have ended, but no details were immediately released. The foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, said the talks wrapped up Wednesday. Lu said an official statement would come later. Asian stock markets rose on news … Continue reading China says trade talks with US end, no details released

BEIJING | China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US goods

BEIJING  — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth. The suspension is China’s first step in response to President Donald Trump‘s Dec. 1 agreement to suspend U.S. tariff … Continue reading BEIJING | China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US goods

BEIJING | North Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearization

BEIJING  — North Korea‘s foreign minister said his country remains committed to ending its nuclear weapons program in talks Friday with his Chinese counterpart, according to China’s foreign ministry. The talks in Beijing between Ri Yong Ho and Wang Yi came amid a lack of progress in international efforts to persuade North Korea to reverse … Continue reading BEIJING | North Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearization

SINGAPORE | World markets rise despite Trump’s renewed tariff threat

SINGAPORE — World markets were mostly higher on Tuesday despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying it’s “highly unlikely” he’ll hold off on raising tariffs ahead of a closely-watched meeting with his Chinese counterpart. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX index gained 0.3 percent to 11,381.78 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,006.05. Britain’s FTSE 100 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World markets rise despite Trump’s renewed tariff threat

KARACHI, Pakistan | The Latest: Death toll in Pakistan bombing rises to 25

KARACHI, Pakistan — The Latest on the attack on the Chinese Consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Pakistani police say the death toll from a bombing at an open-air food market in the country’s northwest has risen to 25. The attack on Friday took place in the town of … Continue reading KARACHI, Pakistan | The Latest: Death toll in Pakistan bombing rises to 25