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The Latest: China says Trump, Xi strike deal on trade talks

Jun 29, 2019

Report: President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed Saturday to restart trade talks

The Latest: Trump says Xi meeting was good, talks on track

Jun 29, 2019

President Donald Trump says his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping was "very good" and that trade talks are "back on track"

Trade, climate change, Iran focus as G-20 leaders meet

Jun 27, 2019

Prospects for detente in the trade war between the United States and China are in the spotlight as President Donald Trump and other world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan, for a summit of the Group of 20 nations

The Latest: Japan welcomes Xi as sign of improving ties

Jun 27, 2019

Japan is welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping to the G-20 summit as a sign of improving ties

Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran, North Korea

Jun 27, 2019

In Asia, Trump to grapple with a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations and a growing global to-do list

Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

Jun 27, 2019

Japan hopes to lead world in reducing plastic waste, but the goal will be hard to achieve in a country where even a single-banana is sold plastic-wrapped

Hong Kong protests signal alarm special freedoms fading

Jun 25, 2019

China promised that for 50 years after Britain gave up control of its last colony in 1997, this shimmering financial enclave would get to keep freedoms absent in the communist-ruled mainland that many here don't want to live without

Foxconn chairman stepping down amid talks of political bid

Jun 21, 2019

Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, the world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, says he is stepping down amid speculation he could be planning a presidential run next year

China rejects threats, tariffs as way to resolve trade war

Jun 20, 2019

China's Commerce Ministry says officials on both sides are preparing for a meeting of Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping next week in Osaka, but that threats and tariffs will not resolve trade tensions between the two biggest economies

Global shares mixed ahead of Fed rate decision

Jun 19, 2019

Global shares are mixed on optimism about trade after Trump said he will be talking with Chinese leader later this month

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