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WASHINGTON | Trump says ‘things are going very well’ with North Korea

WASHINGTON —Jan 19, 2019—President Donald Trump said Saturday that “things are going very well with North Korea” and he plan a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal that would entice the North to give up its nuclear weapons. “We’ve agreed to meet sometime probably the end of February. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says ‘things are going very well’ with North Korea

BEIJING | China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon’s far side

BEIJING — Jan 11, 2019— China on Friday broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the moon’s far side, in what its space program hailed as another triumph for the groundbreaking mission to the less-understood sector of the lunar surface. The pictures on state broadcaster CCTV showed the Jade Rabbit 2 rover and … Continue reading BEIJING | China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon’s far side

BEIJING | China lands spacecraft on ‘dark’ side of moon in world first

BEIJING  — Jan 03, 2019—China’s burgeoning space program achieved a first on Thursday: a landing on the so-called dark side of the moon. The United States, the then-Soviet Union and more recently China have all sent spacecraft to the near side of the moon, which faces Earth, but this is the first-ever landing on the … Continue reading BEIJING | China lands spacecraft on ‘dark’ side of moon in world first

BEIJING | China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

BEIJING  — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the detention of an executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei in Canada at Washington’s behest and demanded Washington cancel an order for her arrest. The official Xinhua News Agency said Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng “lodged solemn representations and strong protests” with … Continue reading BEIJING | China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec