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Chinese president urges unity on rare visit to once-turbulent Xinjiang

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Xinjiang this week on his first visit in eight years to the once volatile Northwest Frontier region, where the United States has accused China of genocide against the Muslim Uighur minority. From Tuesday to Friday, Xi visited sites in Xinjiang including a cotton farm, a commercial district …

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Hong Kong court jails youths who tried to flee to Taiwan by boat

One of 12 Hong Kong activists arrested last year in mainland China for illegal border crossing arrives at Tin Shui Wai Police Station in Hong Kong, China on March 22, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG (Reuters) – Seven Hong Kong men who tried to …

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Stocks make a recovery attempt, trapped by the weakening of the global economy

China’s economy slowed sharply in the second quarter US yields, the dollar fell after the statements of Federal Reserve officials European markets are more stable, focusing on the political crisis in Italy LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks tried to rally on Friday after four days of losses caused by mounting fears of an economic slowdown, …

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The real estate crisis in China is entering a dangerous next stage

Scaffolding surrounds an unfinished apartment building in the Evergrande Cultural Tourism City, one of the projects of the Chinese Evergrande Group that has been discontinued, in Suzhou Taikang, Jiangsu Province, China on October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Ali Song Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, July 14 (Reuters) – China’s real …

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Asian stocks were bruised after US inflation data bolstered recession fears

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stocks suffered on Thursday and the safe-haven dollar was strong as hot US inflation data led to fears the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates more aggressively to slow price increases, which could push the economy into recession. . MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) lost 0.1%, …

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Heat waves batter major cities in China’s Yangtze River Basin

Over 90 red alerts have been issued across China for high temperatures Shanghai issues rare red alerts for the city Grid power load reached a record level in seven provinces and regions BEIJING (Reuters) – Severe heat waves swept through China’s vast Yangtze River basin on Wednesday, pummeling densely populated megacities from Shanghai on the …

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China’s GDP growth in the second quarter saw a drop to 1% due to the outbreak of the Corona virus, and 2022 growth at 4%

China’s GDP for the second quarter saw 1.0% growth year on year, versus 4.8% in the first quarter China 2022 growth at 4.0%, 2023 growth at 5.3% Inflation saw 2.3% in 2022 and 2023 C.bank saw LPR cut by 10 basis points in Q3 2022 BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economic growth likely slowed sharply in …

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Pictet Wealth Management is back in Chinese stocks after an 18-month hiatus

The logo of Swiss private bank Pictet appears at a branch office in Zurich, Switzerland on February 2, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wegmann Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG (Reuters) – The wealth management arm of Swiss bank Pictet Group is buying back Chinese shares after more than 18 months of …

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Heat waves in dozens of Chinese cities cause road jams and crack roof tiles

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s commercial capital Shanghai and dozens of other Chinese cities have experienced scorching temperatures as unusually hot weather causes roads to twist, roof tiles crackle and people scavenge for coolness in underground raid shelters. By 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Tuesday, 86 cities had issued red alerts, the highest in a three-tiered …

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China’s increased hydropower is a boon for its climate goals, and energy bills

Water flows over the Zhaoheng Dashiban power plant on the Zhougong River near Ya’an in Sichuan Province, China, August 4, 2018. REUTERS / Damir Sagolj Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A surge in China’s hydropower production this year, buoyed by record rainfall, has helped the world’s biggest …

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