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Hong Kong: 348 flights canceled; China accuses United States of ‘interfering’

A day after thousands of protesters brought the Hong Kong airport to a standstill, almost 350 more flights were canceled Tuesday as China accuses the United States of working to undermine the island’s stability.

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Global selloff continues after US labels China a currency manipulator

Stocks in Asia were down across the board Tuesday as the US-China trade war reached a fever pitch. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index (HSI), Japan’s Nikkei, mainland China’s Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) and Taiwan’s Taiex all fell more than 2% in early trading.

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China again urges US side to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Monday once again urged the United States (US) side to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs, stressing that no one should underestimate China’s firm resolve to implement the “one country, two systems” principle and safeguard prosperity and stability in Hong Kong, Xinhua news agency reported.

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China Warming to Idea of Yuan as Trade War Weapon, Analysts Say

Analysts say the yuan’s sudden slump is a sign China’s central bank will allow more depreciation after the U.S. vowed to hit the country’s products with new tariffs.

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After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions

Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China’s first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters.

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China firmly opposes US sanctions against its company

A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Tuesday expressed firm opposition to U.S. sanctions against a Chinese firm, saying China will resolutely protect its company’s legitimate interests and reserve its right to take further action.

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China’s police state goes global, leaving refugees in fear

Muslims who escaped China’s crackdown in Xinjiang still live in fear, saying new homes abroad and even Western passports afford them no protection against a state-driven global campaign of intimidation.

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Chinese religious circles strongly condemn U.S. defamation of China’s freedom of religious belief

Chinese religious circles have expressed deep indignation and strongly condemned the defamation of China’s freedom of religious belief by some people and entities in the United States, who fabricated reports and held a conference on “promoting religious freedom.”

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More Chinese ships spotted near disputed islands in Japanese waters, official says

A group of Chinese vessels entered Japanese territorial waters near the Senkakus – a group of uninhabited islands west of Okinawa in the East China Sea – on Monday, according to the Japanese coast guard.

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Hong Kong activists protesting Chinese traders clash with police

Violent clashes broke out after several thousand people marched in Hong Kong against traders from mainland China in what is fast becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-autonomous territory.

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Russia and China react to Iran’s latest nuclear decision

Recent announcement by the Iranian government that the country’s stockpile of low-enriched uranium has exceeded the amount allowed in the nuclear deal, has met with widespread international reactions.

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Hong Kong protesters clash with police on anniversary of handover to China

Hong Kong police used pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who seized key roads early on Monday ahead of what is expected to be a huge pro-democracy rally on the anniversary of the city’s handover to China.

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China bars Hong Kong issue from G20 summit

China’s Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun says China will not allow the G20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its upcoming summit.

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China, Turkey, Malaysia bail out Pakistan at FATF meet

Pakistan has managed to avoid being placed on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) blacklist for now following support from all-weather ally China, traditional ally Turkey and Malaysia.

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China earthquake quake kills 11, injures 122

THE toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked buildings.

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Hong Kong Launches a Massive Resistance Against China

After a week of massive protests in the streets of Hong Kong, chief executive Carrie Lam has suspended action on a controversial bill that would extradite Hongkongers to mainland China. But this is clearly not enough for those rallying in the streets—after a long fall, Hong Kong-Chinese relations are broken, and it’s unclear whether they can ever be put back together again.

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