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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.

5.0-magnitude quake hits Taiwan: CENC

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Hualien County in eastern Taiwan at 12:05 pm Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 13:09:02

Commercial carrier rocket SD-1 makes maiden flight

China's new carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 (SD-1), designed for commercial use, made its maiden flight on Saturday, sending three satellites into planned orbit.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 23:10:48

Chinese netizens sweep Facebook, Instagram to denounce secessionism, support HK police

Amid escalating protests in Hong Kong, Chinese netizens on Saturday swept Facebook and Instagram to denounce secessionist posts and show support for Hong Kong police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 11:57:57

Cambodia backs China's necessary measures to maintain peace in Hong Kong

Cambodia supports China's necessary measures to maintain peace, order and security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 11:42:10

Highlights of exhibition about old Beijing

Photos show some old things at an exhibition about old Beijing at Wangfujing Department Store in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 17, 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 9:51:17

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra celebrates 140th anniversary in Chicago

The early evening rain on Friday did not deter spectators from packing the pavilion and wet lawn at Ravinia in the northern suburb of Chicago to attend the concert presented by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 9:12:43

New flight links north Chinese city, Ulan Bator

A passenger charter flight was launched between the city of Qinhuangdao, a summer sea resort in north China's Hebei Province, and Ulan Bator, the capital city of Mongolia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 9:11:34

China donates school bags, stationeries to Myanmar students

China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) Myanmar Office donated 100,000 school bags and stationeries to Myanmar students under Panda Pack Project for 2019-2020 academic year in Yangon on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 9:05:06

China, France should work together to uphold multilateralism: envoy

China and France should consolidate political mutual trust, strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation, work together to uphold multilateralism, improve global governance and inject more positive energy into this world plagued by unilateralism and protectionism, said Chinese ambassador to France Lu Shaye.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 4:10:20

Thousands gather in Sydney calling for end to violence in China's Hong Kong

Around 3,000 people marched peacefully through the streets of Sydney on Saturday to call for an end to the violence which has gripped China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) in recent weeks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 0:55:36

27 unaccompanied minors disembarked, says migrant rescue ship Open Arms

A total of 27 unaccompanied minors have disembarked in Lampedusa, the port of the Sicilian island, said migrant rescue ship Open Arms on Saturday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 0:45:49

Zhang Youxia meets with DPRK military official

Zhang Youxia, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, met with Kim Su Kil, director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People's Army Saturday in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 0:44:44