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China Bars Taiwan From World Health Assembly

<p>GENEVA Taiwan is protesting China's decision to exclude the island from participation in the annual World Health Assembly, calling such action an unjustified political move that could harm global health.</p><p>The 72nd session of the World Health Organization's World Health …</p>
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US Senator Convening Meetings to Warn Business, Academia of China Threat

<p>U.S. Senator Mark Warner said on Sunday that he has been organizing meetings between U.S. intelligence officials and the country's business and academic communities to urge caution in their relationships with China.</p><p>"I have been convening meetings bet...
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After Huawei Blow, China Says US Must Show Sincerity for Talks

<p>BEIJING The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised</p><p>the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei.</p><p>China...
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Beijing Readies 2 New Aircraft Carriers

<p>TAIPEI The deployment this year of a second aircraft carrier and construction of a third will allow China to position one of the carriers in the contested South China Sea, maritime policy experts believe.</p><p>A carrier known only as Type …</p>
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Eco-Conscious Artists Highlight of Prestigious Smithsonian Craft Show

<p>WASHINGTON More than one million plant and animal species are likely to become extinct due to human activity, according to a new report by the United Nations.</p><p>That threat to Mother Earth and other climate change concerns inspired folks at …</p...
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US Expects China Tariff Retaliation

<p>The U.S. said Sunday it expects that China will retaliate with increased tariffs on U.S. exports after President Donald Trump sharply boosted levies on Chinese products headed to the United States.</p><p>Chief White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told ...
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MOFA thanks US House for legislation backing Taiwan

<p>The unanimous passage of a bill and resolution by the U.S. House of Representatives reiterating support for Taiwan is deeply appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs May 8.</p><p> </p><p>Sponsored by U.S. Rep. M...
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China, Wary of US, Pushes to Accelerate Accident Prevention Deal in Disputed Sea

<p>TAIPEI China and Southeast Asian countries that dispute sovereignty over a strategic Asian sea aim to speed up talks toward a code of conduct that would lower the risk of accidents and help keep the U.S. government out of the …</p>
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Newly-Crowned Thai King Carried in Elaborate Royal Procession

<p>BANGKOK newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried by soldiers on a gilded palanquin through the streets of Bangkok Sunday, in front of crowds who craned to witness the historic event.</p><p>The king, Rama X of the Chakri dynasty, wore a …</...
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