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November 9, 2017 5:10 AM General Electric signs $3.5 billion deals in China

BEIJING - General Electric Co signed three aviation and engine deals with Chinese partners worth a total of $3.5 billion on the sidelines of a state visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been looking to stir up U.S.-China trade. The partnerships were signed in the presence of Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as well as U.S. Commerce 403

November 8, 2017 8:55 AM U.S. Commerce Secretary says Trump-Xi talks will address trade imbalances

BEIJING - Meetings between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing this week will focus on addressing trade imbalances between the two countries, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in Beijing on Wednesday. Ross was speaking at a signing ceremony for commercial deals between the two countries worth about $9 billion 283

November 2, 2017 6:31 AM China's Xi sends rare message to North Korea's Kim

SEOUL: Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un a rare message, Pyongyang's official news agency reported Thursday (Nov 2), in his first public communication with his wayward neighbour for more than a year. The note signalled a possible improvement in their strained relationships, which has soured over Pyongyang's growing 118

November 2, 2017 2:30 AM SIA's new A-380s to offer better seats and carry more economy, premium economy passengers

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has revealed - as it unveiled new seats and other in-flight products as part of a US$850 million (S$1.16 billion) investment - that its Airbus 380s will carry more economy and premium economy passengers than they do now. This, though, will not be at the expense of customer comfort and convenience, the airline said. The first 125

November 1, 2017 10:16 AM How the Chinese media invaded the Song-Song wedding and made it less than private

SEOUL - On the day China and South Korea agreed to end a dispute over the deployment of an American missile defence system in the South, the Chinese media invaded K-drama stars Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki's highly-anticipated wedding. Although the star-studded ceremony in the garden of Yeong Bin Gwan at The Shilla hotel in Seoul on Tuesday (Oct 31) was a closed-door 126

October 31, 2017 1:29 PM Beijing seen poised for fresh South China Sea assertiveness

HONG KONG/BEIJING: China has quietly undertaken more construction and reclamation in the South China Sea, recent satellite images show, and is likely to more powerfully reassert its claims over the waterway soon, regional diplomats and military officers say. With global attention focused on North Korea and Beijing engrossed in its Party Congress, tensions 121

October 31, 2017 11:02 AM China, South Korea agree to mend ties after THAAD standoff

SEOUL/BEIJING: Seoul and Beijing on Tuesday agreed to move beyond a year-long stand-off over the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, a dispute that has been devastating to South Korean businesses that rely on Chinese consumers. The unexpected detente comes just days before U.S. President Donald Trump begins a trip to Asia, where 107

October 31, 2017 8:55 AM US business group worries Trump unprepared for commercial talks with China

BEIJING: A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Tuesday it was concerned U.S. President Donald Trump's administration was not making sufficient preparation for talks on imbalances in the bilateral economic relationship ahead of his November visit. Little advance work has been done for the visit, said William Zarit, chairman of the American Chamber 104

October 31, 2017 5:31 AM South Korea, China say to mend ties after THAAD standoff

SEOUL/BEIJING: South Korea and China have agreed to work swiftly to get their relations back on track following a year-long standoff over the deployment of a controversial U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. The installation of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system had angered China and spilled over into trade, hurting South 118

October 31, 2017 3:10 AM South Korea, China seek to mend relations after THAAD fallout

SEOUL/BEIJING: South Korea and China have agreed to work swiftly to get their relations back on track following a year-long standoff over the deployment of a controversial U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. The installation of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system had angered China and spilled over into trade, hurting South 98