9:41 a.m. Nov. 16, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
China, with Asia trade deal, turns up the heat on the U.S. Competition — and wariness — between the world’s two largest economies ramps up after the U.S. presidential election Competition — and wariness — between the world’s two largest economies ramps up after the U.S. presidential election.
6:38 p.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - Associated Press
China uproots ethnic-minority villages, calling it part of a drive to eradicate extreme povertyWhile other nations invest in developing poor areas, Beijing doesn’t hesitate to operate on a more ambitious scale by moving communities wholesale and building new towns in its effort to modernize China. The ruling Communist Party has announced an official target of ending extreme poverty by the end of the year, ahead of the 100th anniversary of its founding in 2021.
11:59 a.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 27.3 million, and U.S. accounts for a quarter, as 9 drug-company CEOs pledge to ‘stand with science’ in vaccine development Vaccine makers will only submit for full FDA approval or emergency-use authorization ‘after demonstrating safety and efficacy through a Phase 3 clinical study,’ the CEO group pledgesThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 27.3 million on Tuesday with the U.S. accounting for about a quarter of that total, as a group of nine drugmakers pledged to “stand with science” in developing a vaccine.
3:49 a.m. June 18, 2020 - Associated Press
Pompeo meets Chinese officials in Hawaii amid Bolton book revelations Meeting between top diplomats lasts more than 6 hoursSecretary of State Mike Pompeo met with a top Chinese official in Hawaii on Wednesday as new revelations about President Donald Trump and China rocked Washington.
12:16 p.m. June 17, 2020 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump asked China’s Xi to buy U.S. farm products to help him win re-election, Bolton book says Administration has sued to block publication of book by former national-security adviser President Donald Trump asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to buy U.S. farm products in order to help him win agricultural states in the November election, according to a new book by former national security adviser John Bolton.
6:28 p.m. May 20, 2020 - Associated Press
China focused on creating jobs as People’s Congress meets Huge pressure to get economy going again after coronavirus shutdownAs job losses surge, China is joining the United States and other governments in rolling out stimulus spending to revive its virus-battered economy.
11:23 a.m. April 24, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Maker of Lysol warns against injecting it and Russia sees major spike in virus cases overnight Google is halving its marketing budget and Boeing’s 737 Max fleet is expected to see further delay in resuming flightsThe manufacturer of Lysol and Dettol, health experts, and even the Environmental Protection Agency rushed to warn consumers Friday that President Donald Trump’s suggestion to inject disinfectant or use ultraviolet light to treat COVID-19 could prove lethal.
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