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2005-08-31 17:02:31

By Alan Wheatley, China Economics Editor BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese negotiators failed to reach an agreement on Wednesday to stem China's surging exports of low-cost clothing to the United States but U.S. officials said the two sides were continuing to talk.

2005-08-31 02:03:26

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Hu Jintao will seek to play down a perceived economic and military threat to the United States from China on his first visit as head of state while seeking reassurances Washington will rein in Taiwan.

2005-08-30 06:17:45

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China is willing to buy more U.S. goods to reduce its trade surplus and is eyeing energy deals despite Congressional opposition to state-run CNOOC's bid for U.S. oil firm Unocal, officials said on Tuesday, days before President Hu Jintao's U.S. visit.

2005-08-23 17:31:24

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will host Chinese President Hu Jintao on September 7, a visit that caps months of rising trade friction as well as growing cooperation on stopping North Korea's nuclear arms ambitions.

2005-08-19 08:16:54

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - China has detained a U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying for ideological foe Taiwan, keeping him under house arrest without charge for nearly three months, the U.S. embassy in Beijing said on Friday.

2005-08-19 04:55:06

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has detained a U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying for ideological foe Taiwan, keeping him under house arrest without charge for nearly three months, the U.S. embassy in Beijing said on Friday.

2005-08-13 02:48:04

BEIJING (Reuters) - China, which views Taiwan as a breakaway province, said on Saturday the self-ruled island's 13th successive bid to join the United Nations was doomed to failure.

2005-08-09 15:43:45

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese officials will hold textile trade talks next week in San Francisco, but the Bush administration has not decided whether to formally seek a comprehensive textile trade deal with Beijing, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Tuesday.

2005-08-05 07:10:52

By Markus Krah KASSEL, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder insisted on Friday that Berlin would pursue its bid for a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council despite new setbacks, but acknowledged it might need more time.

2005-07-31 22:43:16

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and China launched bi-annual strategic talks on Monday to try to keep their increasingly complex relationship on an even keel as friction rises over a range of issues.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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