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US commerce secretary in Beijing ahead of Trump trip

Beijing, China | AFP | The visiting US commerce secretary told China’s premier on Monday that the warm reception he received in Beijing “augurs very well” for Donald Trump’s upcoming visit, amid tensions over trade and North Korea. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met with Premier Li Keqiang at the headquarters of …

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China confirms will limit oil exports to North Korea

Beijing, China | AFP | China will limit exports of refined petroleum products to North Korea starting October 1, its commerce ministry said, confirming Beijing’s participation in new UN sanctions intended to rein in its rogue neighbour. The United Nations Security Council, including permanent member Beijing, approved tough sanctions against Pyongyang …

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China, Russia urge end to North Korea vicious cycle

New York, United States | AFP | The Chinese and Russian foreign ministers called for a peaceful end to the “vicious cycle” on the Korean peninsula as they met in New York for the UN General Assembly, Beijing said Tuesday. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart Sergei …

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Kiyonga presents credentials to China President Xi Jinping

Beijing, China | MOFA |  Crispus Kiyonga has presented his credentials to President Xi Jinping as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the People’s Republic of China. During the ceremony that took place at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, President Xi welcomed Kiyonga to China and …

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US role in spotlight as nations meet on Paris climate deal

Montreal, Canada | AFP | A top European environment official said Saturday the United States appeared to be softening its stance on the Paris climate accord, but the White House quickly pushed back. The remark came as environment ministers from some 30 countries gathered in Montreal seeking headway on the Paris …

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Trump plans to visit China, Japan, S. Korea in November

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced he intends to visit China, Japan and South Korea later this year, a blockbuster maiden presidential visit to Asia. Trump said aboard Air Force One that a US delegation would likely make the trip in November, adding that …

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VW aims to sell 1.5 mln electric cars in China by 2025

Tokyo, Japan | AFP | German carmaker Volkswagen is aiming to sell 1.5 million electric cars in China by 2025, its boss was quoted as saying Thursday, seeking to capitalise as Beijing mulls a clampdown on polluting vehicles. Speaking on the sidelines of the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Chief Executive …

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Fort Portal – Kamwenge road finally commissioned

Museveni finally commissions Fort Portal—Kamwenge road Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On Sept. 7, President Yoweri Museveni finally commissioned the 66km Fort Portal—Kamwenge road, almost 18 months after it was expected to be completed. The class two tarmac road which runs from Kamwenge District to Fort Portal town in Kabarole …

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China’s factory gate inflation accelerates in August

Beijing, China | AFP | China’s factory price inflation, a key barometer of the industrial sector, accelerated sharply in August, reflecting strong demand and a reduction in excess capacity which has plagued China’s economy. The producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, rose 6.3 percent …

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Pakistan PM opens country’s fifth nuclear power plant

Islamabad, Pakistan | AFP | Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday inaugurated the country’s fifth nuclear power plant, developed in collaboration with China amid hopes that his government could end chronic power shortages this year. Pakistan is one of the few developing countries pursuing atomic energy in the wake …

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