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China Raises Tariffs, Readies ‘Unreliable’ List

<p>BEIJING China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of U.S. goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of unreliable foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish U.S. and foreign firms cutting off supplies to telecoms …</p>
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UN Habitat Assembly Ends With Calls for Innovations to Avoid Crisis

<p>NAIROBI, KENYA Vamsi Gaddam tapped on a model solarroofed house, an innovation he said would help deal with the global urban housing crisis.</p><p></p><p>"Here we have the first of its kind solar roof, wherein the solar components are infused into …...
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UN Habitat Assembly Ends With Calls for Innovations to Avoid Crisis

<p>NAIROBI, KENYA Vamsi Gaddam tapped on a model solarroofed house, an innovation he said would help deal with the global urban housing crisis.</p><p></p><p>"Here we have the first of its kind solar roof, wherein the solar components are infused into …...
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How China Will Resist if US Approves Sanctions over Maritime Expansion

<p>TAIPEI, TAIWAN A U.S. congressional bill to sanction companies that help China's expansion in a disputed Asian sea is expected to spark retaliation, if passed, without stopping Chinese maritime activity.</p><p>China might impose its own sanctions on U.S. c...
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MOFA unveils new name for Taiwan’s AIT counterpart, lauds robust two-way ties

<p>Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs is the new name of the organization responsible for handling official exchanges with the American Institute in Taiwan, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs May 25.</p><p> </p><p>Formerly known as Coordination Council ...
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MOFA thanks allies for supporting Taiwan at WHA

<p>Four diplomatic allies spoke up for Taiwan during the twoontwo debates held during the General Committee and plenary session on Day 1 of the World Health Assembly in Geneva, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs May 21.</p><p> </p><p>The people &hell...
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F1 Champion and Aviation Entrepreneur Niki Lauda Dies at 70

<p>Threetime Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70.…</p>
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Coast Guard Gives US New Tool in Disputed South China Sea

<p>A rare U.S. Coast Guard exercise in the South China Sea this month shows that the United States is broadening its reach in a disputed waterway, a new pressure point between Washington and the sea's chief claimant Beijing.</p><p>On May …</p>
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US Ambassador to China Visiting Tibet This Week

<p>U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said, the first visit to the region by a U.S. ambassador since 2015, amid escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.</p><p>The visit &...
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