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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.

Assembly disrupts Hong Kong again

Black-clad protesters in Hong Kong detoured from a permitted assembly in Victoria Park and took to the nearby streets, blocking business operations and people's life over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 0:33:57

Shenzhen to upgrade port linking Hong Kong

Shenzhen, the neighboring city of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), will renovate one of the seven ports that link it to the region and will make it the largest dock facility that provides tourist services.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 0:30:09

US foundation supporting HK riots shows 'Americanization' aims: observers

A CIA-backed US foundation has been colluding with the heads of the recent Hong Kong riots with financial and strategic support, actions that Chinese experts said show the US' intention of "Americanization" which is endangering Hong Kong.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/8/19 0:28:19

China to build Shenzhen into socialist demonstration area

China Sunday released a guideline to build Shenzhen as a pilot demonstration area for socialism with Chinese characteristics, a move analysts believe will upgrade the city to a better place compared with its neighbor Hong Kong, where radical protests of two months have cast a long shadow on its role as an international financial hub.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 23:33:39

Mainland masks, helmets and laser pen sellers stop taking Hong Kong orders

Retailers have stopped delivering equipment used by Hong Kong protesters, including masks, helmets and laser pens, to the city amid escalating riots that heavily damaged Hong Kong's social and economic order.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 20:43:39

Guangzhou commuters to use autopilot drone aircraft taxis

The residents of a South China city could soon be commuting to work in autopiloted flying drone taxis after Guangzhou government signed an agreement with EHang, eeo.com.cn, a Chinese economic news website, reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 20:23:39

US foundation supporting HK riots shows 'Americanization' aims: observers

A CIA-backed US foundation has been colluding with the heads of the recent Hong Kong riots with financial and strategic support, actions that Chinese experts said show the US' intention of "Americanization" which is endangering Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 20:18:39

Overseas Chinese rally against Hong Kong secessionists and violence

Overseas Chinese took to Vancouver's streets and held a peaceful and patriotic rally to support the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and China's central government on Saturday local time, after a group of separatists organized anti-government demonstrations in seven cities in Canada over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 18:33:40

Hong Kong opposition-camp media confuse right and wrong

During the Hong Kong riots, the local journalists association has been accused of calling white black
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 18:33:39

US F-16 sale to Taiwan could lead to new round of military drills, economic sanctions: analyst

The US' potential sale of F-16V fighter jets to the island of Taiwan is a serious provocation that may lead to strong responses from China, including further military drills and economic countermeasures, Chinese experts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 17:39:59

Mainland company sends pickles to Taiwan economist who mocked mainlanders as poor

A Chinese mainland company has sent a box of zhacai, or pickled vegetables, to the headquarters of a Taiwanese talk show program after a Taiwan economist made an appearance on an episode to mock the idea that mainland residents cannot afford zhacai.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 17:13:39

Chinese mission strongly opposes EU's meddling in Hong Kong affairs

In response to a statement from EU's top diplomat, a spokesperson of the Chinese Mission to the European Union (EU) said on Sunday that China is gravely concerned and strongly opposed to the EU's meddling in Hong Kong affairs.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 15:41:54

White paper on Xinjiang's vocational centers hailed as 'authentic' and 'instructive'

The publication of a white paper on vocational education and training in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Friday immediately drew heated discussions both inside and outside China, with many hailing the counter-terrorism methods China has used in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 14:58:39