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9 Jun 2017
It may come second to soccer or baseball, but American football is taking off in China, as parents embrace more team sports and look to immerse their kids in U.S. culture.
5 Jun 2017
Africa's longest suspension bridge, which is being built and financed by China at a cost of more than $750 million, is under construction in Maputo and dazzling many, but this feat of engineering is also sparking controversy.
3 Jun 2017
The United States is encouraged by China's efforts to restrain North Korea but Washington will not accept Beijing's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis.
3 Jun 2017
The U.N. Security Council on Friday expanded targeted sanctions against North Korea after its repeated missile tests, adopting the first such resolution agreed by the United States and Pyongyang's only major ally China since President Donald Trump took office.
26 May 2017
Google's Go-playing AI AlphaGo defeats China's Ke Jie, the world's no. 1 player.
24 May 2017
Bloomberg's Tom MacKenzie reports on China introducing scale and technology to help feed 1.4 billion people.
13 May 2017
Angus Deaton, Nobel Laureate and Princeton University professor, talks about global trade in light of the agreement reached by the United States and China and examines the agenda and policies of President Donald Trump.
8 May 2017
China congratulates France's centrist politician Emmanuel Macron on his presidential election victory.
4 May 2017
North Korea's state media publishes a rare criticism of China, saying Chinese state media commentaries calling for tougher sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear program are undermining relations and worsening tensions.
29 Apr 2017
First freight train linking Britain with China arrives in the city of Yiwu in eastern China.
21 Apr 2017
China plans to build an economic zone near Beijing. President Xi Jinping's scheme, called the Xiongan New Zone, promises to transform a little-known patch of northern China into a city of the future.
19 Apr 2017
China's shadow banking is back in full swing, an unintended side effect of the government’s campaign against financial leverage, which has curbed traditional lending and squeezed bond financing.

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