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Trump Delays Imposition of Additional Tariffs as China Meets US Demands

In response to what President Donald Trump called a substantial “phase one” deal, tariffs on Chinese goods set to go into effect this week have been postponed indefinitely. The US agreed to forego, for now additional import taxes on about $250 billion in Chinese products, but some say China did not do much to deserve […]

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Recent Global Cyber-attack Could Force China’s Hand

China has put up with North Korean hacking for some time, but the recent malware attack launched by North Korean hackers has awakened the sleeping dragon. Already accused of such malicious cyber attacks as disrupting South Korean power plants, destroying computers at Sony Pictures, and pilfering $81 million from the Central Bank of Bangladesh, North […]

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Disputes Plague G20 Summit Before Talks Begin

Confusion about where the traveling American press pool should stand on the tarmac as President Barack Obama, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes disembarked from Air Force One led to shouting by a Chinese official. As the President’s plane arrived at the airport in Hangzhou, the traveling press corp. […]

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Trust Deficit Between the US and China says Chinese Leader

In remarks made in a speech on Monday the Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai said that there is now a “trust deficit” between Washington, DC and Beijing, but he continued to say that he hopes the upcoming visit of the soon-to-be leader of China to the US next week will help foster better relations. […]