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Iran Announces 4-Fold Increase in Low Enriched Uranium Production

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TEHRAN – Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said Iran has quadrupled the enriched uranium production rate to 3.67 percent purity, adding that the country would exceed the storage cap of 300 kilograms of nuclear fuel in the next two weeks, Fars News Agency reported Tuesday. Kamalvandi, speaking …

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An American Warship Sails in the South China Sea

China

BEIJING – A US warship sailed near Scarborough in the South China Sea on Sunday and called on Beijing to reiterate its call to Washington to end such provocative actions, Ejinsight said Monday. US destroyer Preble led the operation, a spokesman for the US military told Reuters. “Preble has traveled …

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Pakistan Emerges as Leading Partner of BRI: Survey

Pakistan

BEIJING – Pakistan has emerged as a leading partner of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), introduced by President Xi Jinping six years back, according to a survey released at a media and think tank exchange event held in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, Pakistan Today reported Monday. According to the survey, …

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China Still Says It Wants to Resolve Disputes Through Negotiations

China

BEIJING – China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday that Beijing has always wanted to resolve all disputes through negotiations in the context of a growing trade dispute with the United States, Reuters reported Friday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the remarks during a daily press briefing. US President Donald …

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US Blacklists Huawei As Trump Declares National Emergency

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WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over a perceived espionage threat. US firms could be barred from using foreign telecoms that could pose a threat, a move apparently aimed at China’s Huawei, DW reported Thursday. Trump has signed an executive order to stop US companies …

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China Says It will Never Go Under Foreign Pressure in a Trade Dispute

China

BEIJING – China will never give in to external pressure, the government said on Monday but without announcing Beijing’s reaction after Washington reiterated its threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in a dispute growing business, Reuters reported. The trade war between the world’s two largest economies accelerated on …

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US Hikes Tariffs on Chinese Goods, China Says to Strike Back

US hikes tariffs on Chinese goods, China says to strike back

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump’s tariff increase to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would strike back, ratcheting up tensions as the two sides pursue last-ditch talks to try salvaging a trade deal, “Reuters” said Friday. China’s Commerce Ministry …

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Pakistan to get advanced technology under CPEC: Cheng Xizhong

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BEIJING – Special Economics Zone (SEZ) will enable Pakistan to get foreign capital and advanced technology, said Professor Cheng Xizhong of Southwest University of Political Science and Law, Pakistan Today reported Thursday. It will also expedite Pakistan towards industrialization and modernization. It is expected that a formal ground-breaking ceremony of …

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China Opposes US Unilateral Sanctions on Iran: Ministry of Commerce

China

BEIJING – China is opposed to unilateral US sanctions against Iran, and oil control measures will only worsen global energy market volatility, Reuters reported quoting the Ministry of Commerce. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran on the revenue from its industrial metals exports in Washington’s latest …

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