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Chinese government rejects White House report on China's intentions

BEIJING, China May 29 (Xinhua) - A spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense on Friday criticized a report recently ...

Demand for cobalt, nickel, copper, manganese boosting deep-sea mining

PHENOM PENH, Cambodia - Scientists and environmentalists are urging an international moratorium on deep-sea mining after releasing a report indicating ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping leads at National People's Congress

BEIJING, May 28 (Xinhua) - China convened the "two sessions" after an over two-month postponement due to COVID-19 as the ...

News Corp shuts down 112 historic Australian newspapers

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The largest publisher of newspapers in Australia, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has closed 112 suburban and ...

Body of man found on balcony after fire is extinguished at Penrith

PENRITH, NSW, Australia - A man has perished in a fire at an apartment complex in Penrith, at the foot ...

Xi extends Int'l Children's Day greetings

Children from Hejiazhuang primary school play at playground in Hejiazhuang Village of Wangba Township in Kangxian County, northwest China's Gansu ...

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Quarterly GDP in Macau drops by nearly half, services exports drop 60%

MACAU, May 30 (Xinhua) - The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Macau dropped by 48.7 percent year-on-year in real terms ...

China's top Internet firms record near 5% rise in business

BEIJING, May 30 (Xinhua) -- China's Internet and related services sectors have maintained expansion in the first four months, displaying ...

Trump unsettles U.S., global markets,

NEW YORK, New York - More rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump unsettled Wall Street on Friday, and undermined confidence ...

Chinese platform dedicated to content influencer campaigns launches

HANGZHOU, May 29 (Xinhua) -- AliExpress, a global online retail marketplace and part of Alibaba Group, announced on Thursday that ...

Stocks slide in Asia, greenback slumps

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia skidded on Friday, and the U.S. dollar dived, as the relationship between the ...

Demand for cobalt, nickel, copper, manganese boosting deep-sea mining

PHENOM PENH, Cambodia - Scientists and environmentalists are urging an international moratorium on deep-sea mining after releasing a report indicating ...

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