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U.S. businesses urge Biden administration to remove tariffs amid rising costs, inflation concerns

Tariffs have harmed American jobs, American consumers, American companies and the country’s global competitiveness Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The U.S. business groups have urged the Biden administration to remove punitive tariffs on U.S. imports imposed by the previous administration, as tariffs continue to hit American businesses and consumers while pushing …

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Chinese-built Ethiopia-Djibouti railway transports 3.45 mln tons of goods in 3 years

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | XINHUA |  The Chinese-built 752.7-km-long Ethiopia-Djibouti standard gauge railway has transported a total of 3.45 million tons of import and export commodities and goods over the last three years, local media Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported on Friday. The Ethiopia-Djibouti electrified railway which connects landlocked Ethiopia …

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As population ages, China allows couples to have three children

China relaxes family planning rules to allow three children per couple Beijing, CHINA |  XINHUA |  Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Monday chaired a meeting of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee to hear reports on major policy measures …

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Chinese language craze in Ghana

Accra, Ghana | XINHUA |  Despite multiple challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ghanaians’ craze for the Chinese language continues, Chinese Director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana Chu Beijuan told Xinhua Saturday. Speaking to Xinhua in an interview during a Chinese proficiency competition named “Chinese Bridge”, …

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‘Father of hybrid rice’ Yuan Longping dies at 91

Changsha, China | XINHUA | Chinese scientist Yuan Longping, renowned for developing the first hybrid rice strain that relieved countless people of hunger, died of organ failure at 91 on Saturday. The top rice scientist passed away in a hospital in Changsha, capital of Hunan Province, at about 1 p.m., …

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