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  • Tantruming Trump tells China to keep US drone

    US president-elect Donald Trump reacted petulantly yesterday to China’s offer to return an underwater glider, insisting that Beijing be told to keep “the drone they stole.”

    The Chinese navy discovered it last Thursday in the South China Sea.

    Defence Ministry...

    Monday 19th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Chinese take Trump to task over comments on Taiwan

    CHINA revealed yesterday its “serious concerns” with Donald Trump’s comments about the breakaway province of Taiwan.

    The US president-elect caused a stir at the start of the month when he tweeted about his phone call to Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing Wen.


    Tuesday 13th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • The Coming War on China: Humanity at the edge of a precipice

    John Pilger’s 60th film is a warning to the world, says BEN CHACKO

    Tuesday 6th Dec 2016

    posted by Ben Chacko in Arts

  • China warns against reneging on Iran nuclear deal

    IRAN and China warned other nations yesterday not to renege on last year’s deal guaranteeing Iran’s right to peaceful nuclear energy.

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said during a visit to Beijing that the seven nations that agreed to the deal had the...

    Tuesday 6th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Why some are going back to basics in China

    China and the New Maoists
    by Kerry Brown and Simone Van
    (Zed Books, £20)

    MOST recently published books about Chinese politics tend to concentrate on understanding the...

    Monday 28th Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Arts

  • China: Scaffold collapse kills at least 67 at power station

    AT LEAST 67 workers were killed yesterday when scaffolding collapsed on a power station cooling tower in China’s Jiangxi province.

    From the wreckage of the accident, which occured in the city of Fengcheng, only two workers were recovered alive and a third remained missing, state...

    Friday 25th Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Hammond puts on sales patter for Ma

    CHINA should invest in a swathe of luxury developments across the north of England, Philip Hammond suggested yesterday.

    The Tory Chancellor simpered that a “portfolio” of commercial and residential projects were open for investment as he welcomed Chinese vice-premier Ma Kai...

    Friday 11th Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • China: Hong Kong protesters in angry clashes

    THOUSANDS of protesters marched through Hong Kong yesterday to denounce Beijing’s intervention to disqualify two pro-independence MPs.

    As darkness fell, clashes broke out and police resorted to pepper spray to disperse angry crowds.

    The protesters accuse Beijing of ruling...

    Monday 7th Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • China: Mine rescuers struggle to find trapped workmates

    HUNDREDS of rescuers were struggling yesterday to find 15 coalminers still trapped a day after a gas explosion killed 18 of their colleagues in western China.

    The fate of the 15 was unknown more than 24 hours after the blast ripped through the privately owned Jinshangou mine in the...

    Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Fishing eases South China Sea tensions

    CHINA’s Foreign Ministry confirmed yesterday that Filipino trawlers would be allowed to fish around the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea.

    Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Beijing had made “proper arrangements on the issue based on the friendship...

    Tuesday 1st Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World