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US growers long for settlement as trade dispute with China lingers


Soybean prices have been hit hard since last year, as collateral damage of the US administration's tariffs against China, which makes it more difficult for farmers to stay in business as their paychecks are mainly dependent on the market, according to the industry leader, who joined the the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association in 2015.

Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HK condemns US politicians colluding with violent extremist offenders

The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Thursday condemned certain US politicians for colluding with the extremist and violent offenders in Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 9:15:43

Nanjing holds peaceful assembly to mark 74th anniversary of Japan's WWII surrender

A peace assembly was held Thursday in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, to commemorate the 74th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 8:46:18

Chinese, Brazilian presidents exchange congratulatory messages on 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday exchanged congratulatory messages with his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 8:41:50

China urges Japan to honor its commitment, take actions to win Asian neighbors' trust

China on Thursday urged Japan to earnestly honor the statement and commitment it has made so far, after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 8:36:29

Recovery of Hong Kong's economy requires end to violence: HKSAR chief executive

Hong Kong is facing a very severe economic situation and its recovery requires an end to violence and the restoration of social order, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 8:35:01

Second joint patrol between Croatian, Chinese police concludes with success

Chinese police officers who had been patrolling in Croatia for a month during tourist season finished their work here on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 8:34:05

US playing Hong Kong card dangerous: analyst

The US is openly playing Hong Kong as a card to exert strategic pressure on China amid the trade negotiations and escalating contention between the two countries, said Chinese experts, as senior US officials, institutions and foundations have increasingly lent support to prolonged riots in the special administrative region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 23:23:41

Who is messing with Hong Kong?

Some foreign forces have had a hand in what is happening in Hong Kong. The list includes the US Democratic politician Nancy Pelosi, Senate MajorityLeader Mitch McConnell and Republican senator Marco Rubio as well as staff from the Consulate General of the US in Hong Kong and think tanks from the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 18:28:41

Rolls-Royce driver detained for blocking hospital's emergency access

A woman was detained for five days after refusing to move her Rolls-Royce, which blocked the emergency vehicles' access of a maternity hospital in Beijing's Chaoyang district.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 1:21:40

Beijing to open to foreign capital in online audio-visual program service sector

Beijing will open its arm by the end of this year to foreign companies related to internet business, allowing foreign capitals to provide online games downloading and online audio-visual program services on the basis of content supervision and data security.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 0:53:11