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Chinese president Xi Jinping says Beijing wants trade deal with US, but is not afraid to 'fight back'
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Chinese president Xi Jinping says Beijing wants trade deal with US, but is not afraid to 'fight back'

Reinforcing the upbeat tone adopted by China in recent days, Xi Jinping told a visiting US business delegation that China holds a 'positive attitude' toward the trade talks.

Donald Trump invites Xi Jinping to US to sign phase one of trade agreement, says top White House official
World

Donald Trump invites Xi Jinping to US to sign phase one of trade agreement, says top White House official

Trade talks between the world's two largest economies began last November but have not yielded desired results even after more than a dozen rounds of negotiations in both Beijing and Washington.

Donald Trump outlines first phase of deal to end trade war with China, suspends October tariff hike
World

Donald Trump outlines first phase of deal to end trade war with China, suspends October tariff hike

Donald Trump on Friday outlined the first phase of a deal to end a trade war with China and suspended a threatened tariff hike, but officials on both sides said much more work needed to be done.

Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un summit in Vietnam isn't about North Korean nukes alone, it's a larger message to China to curb territorial ambitions
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Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un summit in Vietnam isn't about North Korean nukes alone, it's a larger message to China to curb territorial ambitions

Even though North Korea has remained mired in Cold War isolation while Vietnam's postwar path led toward integration with the globalised economy, the two communist countries share a history of anti-imperialist struggle and ambivalent relations with common neighbor China

Narendra Modi meets Mike Pence: In Trump's absence, VP's job will be to squeeze India into picking US over Russia
India

Narendra Modi meets Mike Pence: In Trump's absence, VP's job will be to squeeze India into picking US over Russia

India is the second largest importer of Iranian oil after China, sourcing more than 9 percent of its energy needs from Tehran.

Talks between Beijing, Washington to seek way out of US-China trade war were 'constructive', say Chinese authorities
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Talks between Beijing, Washington to seek way out of US-China trade war were 'constructive', say Chinese authorities

Chinese authorities said that the talks between Beijing and Washington to sort out the trade issues were "constructive"

Donald Trump says India has 'achieved astounding growth', praises Narendra Modi at APEC Summit in Vietnam
India

Donald Trump says India has 'achieved astounding growth', praises Narendra Modi at APEC Summit in Vietnam

The US president also used his speech at the APEC business meet to promote his vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific region

Typhoon Damrey: Vietnam wrecked by strongest cyclone in 16 years; 106 killed, 197 injured
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Typhoon Damrey: Vietnam wrecked by strongest cyclone in 16 years; 106 killed, 197 injured

Typhoon Damrey battered Vietnam this week killing 106 with 197 injured and 25 others reported missing what is being called the deadlist typoon in 16 years

Typhoon Damrey claims 106 lives, leaves 197 injured before APEC Summit in Vietnam
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Typhoon Damrey claims 106 lives, leaves 197 injured before APEC Summit in Vietnam

The death toll due to typhoon Damrey that hit Vietnam last week has increased to 106 with 197 injured and 25 others reported missing

Donald Trump to visit Asia in November for the first time since becoming president, India not on list
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Donald Trump to visit Asia in November for the first time since becoming president, India not on list

Donald Trump will travel to Asia in November for the first time since becoming president, stopping in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte to declare fishing ban in Chinese-controlled waters
World

Rodrigo Duterte to declare fishing ban in Chinese-controlled waters

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to declare a lagoon in China-controlled waters to be a marine sanctuary where Filipinos and Chinese will be prohibited from fishing, officials said Monday.

Barack Obama, Xi Jinping hold final meet; US-China ties at 'hinge moment'
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Barack Obama, Xi Jinping hold final meet; US-China ties at 'hinge moment'

For much of Obama's presidency, China and the United States have slowly improved cooperation and tried to limit the fallout from disputes, all while vying for influence in the Asia-Pacific.

PM Modi arrives in Laos to attend Asean, East Asia summits
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PM Modi arrives in Laos to attend Asean, East Asia summits

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Vientiane on Wednesday in the Laotian capital to attend the Asean-India and the East Asia summits to strengthen India's trade and security ties with the strategic Southeast Asian region.

India's APEC membership: US to examine commitment to economic reforms
Politics

India's APEC membership: US to examine commitment to economic reforms

The US welcomes India's interest in joining the APEC forum but is examining its ability to "demonstrate" its commitment to economic reforms and liberalisation, a top Obama administration official has said.

'Terrorists are common enemy of humankind': China condemns killing of hostage by IS
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'Terrorists are common enemy of humankind': China condemns killing of hostage by IS

China's president has strongly condemned the killing of a Chinese hostage by Islamic State, saying the group is an enemy of mankind.

Shunning protocol, US President Obama interviews Alibaba's Jack Ma
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Shunning protocol, US President Obama interviews Alibaba's Jack Ma

US President Barack Obama took time off at an Asia-Pacific summit on Wednesday for an unusual task - putting questions to Chinese internet billionaire Jack Ma and a young Filipina entrepreneur on government-business ties in a panel discussion.

China: 11 mn vehicles taken off road, 10,000 factories shut for eco-friendly APEC summit
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China: 11 mn vehicles taken off road, 10,000 factories shut for eco-friendly APEC summit

At least 11.7 million vehicles were taken off roads and 10,000 factories shut as part of an initiative by China.

Gallant Vladimir Putin's chivalry hits home; much to Xi's dismay
World

Gallant Vladimir Putin's chivalry hits home; much to Xi's dismay

Putin messed up the script Monday night while Xi chatted with the American president.

Tensions run high after Obama, Putin's icy encounters in Beijing
World

Tensions run high after Obama, Putin's icy encounters in Beijing

Obama and Putin have never had anything close to personal chemistry, and with tensions high especially over Russia’s role in the conflict in Ukraine.

Need time to resolve border disputes with India: China
India

Need time to resolve border disputes with India: China

The Chinese Ambassador said both the countries have the wisdom to reach and maintain strategic partnership.