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US House passes resolution to rein in Trump's war power against Iran

US House of Representatives on Thursday approved a resolution aiming at restraining President Donald Trump's power to take military actions against Iran without congressional approval.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/10 7:06:16

Signing phase one deal just a new beginning

After much speculation about the signing of the phase one trade deal between China and the US, Beijing announced on Thursday that Vice Premier Liu He will lead a delegation to Washington from January 13-15. That essentially means that the agreement is finally done and it only needs to be signed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 22:23:40

US, Iran show wisdom in managing crisis: experts

The US and Iran both showed wisdom and restraint to manage the crisis after the missile attacks launched by Iran at US military targets in Iraq for the assassination of Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani, said Chinese experts, but they warned that the tension will remain as Iran will keep trying to push the US out of the region.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 22:03:41

Will Chinese firms flock to buy US soybeans?

China's purchases of US crops used to be a big sticking point in the phase one trade deal negotiations, and while Chinese industry representatives anticipate that the deal might bring bilateral soybean trade back to normal, firms may not flock to buy US crops even if the deal is finalized next week.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 21:03:40

Xi extends condolences to Ukrainian, Iranian presidents for plane crash in Tehran

Chinese President Xi Jinping extended condolences to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday for the crash of the Ukrainian airliner in Tehran on Wednesday.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/1/9 18:31:04

Tesla's China-made Model 3 drives up Chinese market shares

As Tesla delivered its first batch of the China-made Model 3 to customers, Tesla-related stocks in China enjoyed a bullish run, with most climbing by the 10 percent daily limit.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 14:43:40

Yuan soars amid heightened geo-political tensions

The onshore yuan has skyrocketed despite growing geo-political tensions, triggering comments from market watchers that the US should retract its labeling of China as a currency manipulator.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 11:56:18

Peng Liyuan meets Juilliard School president

Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, on Wednesday met with Damian Woetzel, president of the Juilliard School.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/9 10:33:48

US defense secretary says Iran launched 16 missiles from 3 locations

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said on Wednesday that Iran launched 16 short-range ballistic missiles from three locations within Iran in Tuesday's attack.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/9 8:58:55

Trump's address shows US, Iran both calm: expert

US President Donald Trump said at a press conference in Washington, DC, Wednesday that "No Americans were harmed" in the missile attacks by Iran. He didn't say the US will launch military retaliation, only that it will impose "additional punishing economic sanctions" on Iran.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/9 3:15:27

One dead, three wounded in Ottawa shooting

A shooting incident left one dead and three others wounded in the Canadian capital Wednesday morning, said local police.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/8 23:24:27

Czech govt will follow principles of transparency, fairness on Huawei's 5G

The government of the Czech Republic will take a fair and transparent stance on Huawei, a senior Czech diplomat told the Global Times in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 21:23:40

8 patients with unnamed pneumonia in Wuhan discharged from hospital

JUSTIN: Eight patients who have been infected with unnamed pneumonia in Wuhan were discharged from hospital: reports
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 20:41:37

Taiwan prepares for regional elections

Taiwan residents will head toward the polls to cast their votes for the 2020 Taiwan elections on Saturday amid accusations of the mainland meddling and the influence of Hong Kong's social unrest.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 20:18:40

Hong Kong 'frontline' riots in retreat

Many of the most radical Hong Kong rioters have announced they are giving up violence, indicating that what observers called the "black terror movement" has died down as the opposition camp shifts focus toward elections in September.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 20:13:40

China's CNPC 'has no plans' to recall staff from Iraq oil projects yet: source

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), one of the leading oil companies in the world, had no plans to pull staff from its oil projects in Iraq despite rising tensions in the region, a source close to the company told the Global Times on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 19:01:37

Chinese FM meets with Arab League chief

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt.
Source: fmprc.gov.cn | 2020/1/8 17:20:43

Drones help PLA detect enemy behind walls

Chinese troops are now equipped with portable reconnaissance drones, giving them a significant tactical advantage, including enabling them to shoot enemies behind walls.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 17:08:40