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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.

China's first intelligent connected expressway conducts self-driving tests

China's first intelligent connected expressway in the eastern province of Shandong began automatic driving tests on Friday, according to Qilu Transportation Development Group.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:55:06

China's poverty fight: fairies, guitars and grassroots wits

As the first sunlight penetrates the dense mist of Gaibao Village, seven girls are busy putting on silver jewelry and dainty headwear to prepare for their daily meeting with about 1 million Chinese fans.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:35:02

Hong Kong police says will not use force if not attacked by protesters

A senior Hong Kong police officer said on Friday that the police will not use force if they do not face violent attacks by protesters.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:25:27

Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" makes technical stop in Egypt's Alexandria

Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" of the 32nd Chinese naval escort fleet arrived at the port of Alexandria Naval Base of Egypt on Friday for a four-day technical stop.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:22:28

Chinese UN envoy calls for peaceful means to resolve Kashmir issue

The Kashmir issue should be resolved properly through peaceful means in accordance with the United Nations Charter, relevant Security Council resolutions and bilateral agreement, a Chinese envoy said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:18:47

China lodges solemn representations against US arms sales to Taiwan

China on Friday opposed US arms sales to Taiwan and lodged solemn representations to the US side.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 1:31:14

Hong Kong opposition-camp media confuse right and wrong

Recently, a journalist from the Chinese mainland was attacked by rioters in Hong Kong. However, in a related statement, the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) mainly focused on the fact that the journalist in question was not carrying his press card. By not focusing on the violent acts of the rioters, the implication was that the journalist was to blame.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/17 0:01:29

HK public consoles GT reporter, hails courage, fearless spirit

Solicitude, sympathy and gratitude from Hong Kong residents, legislators, police officers and representatives from different local organizations have flocked to Global Times reporter Fu Guohao, who was illegally seized and brutally beaten by radical protesters at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday night.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 22:20:19

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid riots

The resignation of two senior executives of Cathay Pacific Airways might not help the Hong Kong-based airline win back Chinese consumers who persisted with their boycott and demanded that it severely punish its radical employees.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 21:48:40

BRI to bring new opportunities for young talents in Malaysia, China: official

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will bring fresh opportunities for young talents in Malaysia and China as the cooperation between the two countries continue to deepen, a Malaysian official said here Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 20:47:20

China, Japan, ROK FMs to meet in Beijing

The ninth meeting of foreign ministers of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) will be held on Aug. 21 in Beijing, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 19:48:42

Chinese police arrest 210 people in suspected online fortune-telling fraud

Police in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality have arrested over 210 people in a suspected online fortune-telling fraud scheme involving 24 million yuan (3.41 million US dollars).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 19:44:38

Foreign businesses condemn violence, call for preserving Hong Kong's status as int'l financial hub

Foreign business community in Hong Kong have condemned the recent violence here, and called for efforts from various sectors to end the violence as soon as possible, grow economy and maintain Hong Kong's status as an international financial center.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 18:16:38