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Michael Martina

20 Mar 2017

As part of Asia pivot, Netanyahu pushes Israeli hi-tech in China

JERUSALEM/BEIJING China's economy may be 35 times larger than Israel's, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to use that to advantage during a three-day visit to Beijing as he looks to reorient Israel's economy towards Asia over Europe and the United States.

20 Mar 2017

After Saudi king, China warmly welcomes Israel's prime minister

BEIJING China welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday just days after hosting Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the signing of deals worth as much as $65 billion with Riyadh, as China steps up its tentative engagement with the Middle East.

20 Mar 2017

Tillerson ends China trip with warm words from President Xi

BEIJING With warm words from Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended his first trip to Asia since taking office with an agreement to work together with China on North Korea and putting aside trickier issues.

19 Mar 2017

Tillerson ends China trip with warm words from President Xi

BEIJING With warm words from Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended his first trip to Asia since taking office with an agreement to work together with China on North Korea and putting aside trickier issues. | Video

16 Mar 2017

U.S. tech group urges global action against Chinese "mercantilism"

BEIJING A U.S. technology group said in a report on Thursday that China's mercantilist industrial policies were a risk to the global economy and trading system, and called for international pressure on China to force a policy "reset".

16 Mar 2017

China does not want to see trade war with U.S. - Premier Li

BEIJING China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that Beijing does not want to see a trade war with the United States and urged talks between both sides to achieve common ground.

07 Mar 2017

EU business group slams Beijing's 'Made in China' plan

BEIJING China's plan to boost domestic manufacturing by 2025 is "highly problematic" and could be used to discriminate against foreign firms in favour of Chinese competitors, a top European business lobby said on Tuesday.

06 Mar 2017

China confirms 7 percent increase in 2017 defense budget

BEIJING Chinese defense spending will rise this year by the smallest amount in more than a decade, figures published by state media showed on Monday, after the omission of exact figures from an annual budget report sparked questions over transparency.

06 Mar 2017

China confirms 7 percent increase in 2017 defence budget

BEIJING Chinese defence spending will rise this year by the smallest amount in more than a decade, figures published by state media showed on Monday, after the omission of exact figures from an annual budget report sparked questions over transparency.

04 Mar 2017

China's 2017 defence budget rise to slow again

BEIJING Defying pressure for a strong increase in defence spending, China said on Saturday its military budget this year would grow about 7 percent, its slowest pace since 2010.

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