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Sun shines with wushu gold to give China perfect Asiad start

“They won 12 wushu medals, including 10 gold, at Incheon which is a record for a single National Olympic Committee” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. JAKARTA (Reuters) – Sun Peiyuan won the first gold of the 18th Asian Games in Wushu to give powerhouse China a perfect start to their campaign on Sunday.China are the undisputed leaders in wushu, having won 12 of the 15 world titles, including the last four.The 29-year-old clinched the men’s changquan gold with 9.75 points after impressing with his acrobatic moves at the Jakarta…

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After detente with North Korea, Trump increasingly takes aim at a new foe — China

“Economic analysts have criticized Trump for sparking a trade war with China by slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum in the spring” writes David Nakamura for washingtonpost.com. But analysts said the Trump administration has yet to articulate a clear strategy to deal with China even it signals a sharp departure from the approach of previous administrations.During the hour-long discussion, open to reporters, the president accused China of easing economic pressure on North Korea and of flooding addictive opioids into the United States. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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Xi Jinping’s ideology is getting in the way of achieving what he set out to do for China

“The risks of criticizing a policy that has been chosen by Xi are enormous: Xi Jinping thought is now written into the constitution” writes Foreign Policy for businessinsider.com. If China doesn’t manage to become a world leader in innovation, Xi Jinping thought hits a wall. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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China’s Geely in deal to let Malaysia’s Proton tap new-energy, other vehicle tech in global push

“Geely’s investment is intended to help Proton grow its sales overseas and recover some of the global presence it has lost in recent years” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. By offering some of its own technology, Geely has hopes it can also lift Proton sales in right hand-drive markets including Britain, India and Australia. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Google’s ambitions for China could trigger a crisis inside the company

“There are bad tweets, there are worse tweets, and then there are tweets that cost your company $606 million” writes Aug Edt for theverge.com. China considers censorship a state secret, vastly restricting what Google can tell even its own employees about what its plans are.Then employees noticed that executives’ words were being transcribed in real time by the New York Times’ Kate Conger, who had a source inside. Source: theverge.com Share This:

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Walmart asks some beauty suppliers to consider sourcing outside of China

“Walmart Inc has asked some beauty suppliers to consider sourcing products from outside China, as it looks for ways to mitigate the impact of a new set of tariffs on Chinese products proposed by the Trump administration” writes Scott Olson for cnbc.com. In an email sent to some beauty suppliers on Aug. 7, seen by Reuters, the retailer asks if they have facilities outside China, and if not, whether they would consider investing in them, to broaden their sourcing ability.He also said that one of the mitigation strategies for the…

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US, China plot roadmap for meeting between Trump, Xi to resolve trade dispute: Wall Street Journal

“Chinese and U.S. negotiators are reportedly working on a plan to hold talks to end a trade dispute that would result in meetings between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at a summit in November, according to Dow Jones” writes Thomas Peter for cnbc.com. On Thursday, the two governments announced lower-level trade talks this month aimed at resolving an escalating tariff war that threatens to engulf all trade between the world’s two largest economies. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Facing backlash, Google says plan for a censored search engine in China in ‘early stages’

“Google employees are also sounding the alarm” writes August At Am for washingtonpost.com. Chief executive Sundar Pichai told staff that Google is in the “early stages” of considering a return to China, Bloomberg reported, but that the company is not close to finalizing a search product.The objection to the development of a search engine in China is just the latest example of tech employees protesting the business decisions of their companies.Google executives on Thursday addressed the company’s plans to reintroduce a search service in China, following an employee backlash over…

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