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Man with prosthetic leg claims airline forced him to move

Added: 23.05.2017 16:25 | 9 views | 0 comments

A San Francisco man claims that he was asked to move seats on his flight from Beijing to Seoul over his prosthetic leg.

From: www.foxnews.com

Senate votes to confirm Iowa governor as ambassador to China

Added: 22.05.2017 23:37 | 13 views | 0 comments


WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-led Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to China, sending Terry Branstad from the governor's office in Iowa to the American Embassy in Beijing.
Senators voted 82-13 Monday to approve the nomination of Branstad, who is in his sixth nonconsecutive term ...

From: www.washingtontimes.com

Senate votes to confirm Iowa governor as ambassador to China

Added: 22.05.2017 23:28 | 8 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to China, sending Terry Branstad from the governor's office in Iowa to the American Embassy in Beijing. Senators voted 82-13 Monday to approve the nomination of Branstad, who is in his sixth nonconsecutive term as Iowa's governor. Among his ...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Gov. Branstad leaves Iowa with new voter ID, anti-union laws

Added: 22.05.2017 23:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad's upcoming departure to Beijing marks the end of a career in state politics that spans several decades. As the longest-serving governor in the U.S. at more than 22 years, Branstad oversaw Iowa throughout the farm crisis of the 1980s that brought financial ruin to many ...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Gov. Branstad leaves Iowa with new voter ID, anti-union laws

Added: 22.05.2017 23:12 | 16 views | 0 comments


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad's upcoming departure to Beijing marks the end of a career in state politics that spans several decades.
The 70-year-old is the longest serving governor in the U.S. at more than 22 years. The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Branstad Monday ...

From: www.washingtontimes.com

China Nearly Doubles Tax on Some Sugar Imports to 95%

Added: 22.05.2017 19:15 | 2 views | 0 comments

Beijing is raising the tax on sugar imports beyond the first 1.95 million tons a year to 95% from the current 50%, further weighing on one of the worst-performing commodities of 2017.

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Senate on track to confirm Iowa governor as China envoy

Added: 22.05.2017 15:56 | 5 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is on track to be confirmed as President Donald Trump's ambassador to China. The Senate is expected to approve Branstad's nomination in a vote scheduled for later Monday. During his confirmation hearing earlier this month, Branstad assured lawmakers that he would not shy away from confronting Beijing on ...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

China's Bond-Yield Curve Gets Bent Out of Shape

Added: 22.05.2017 13:13 | 3 views | 0 comments

In a fresh sign of the nerves among investors caused by Beijing’s campaign this spring to make Chinese markets less risky, the yield on seven-year government bonds rose to 3.79%, above the yield on both five-year and 10-year bonds.

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'Good on you China!' Beijing rejoices at reports of killing CIA spies

Added: 22.05.2017 12:50 | 9 views | 0 comments

A CHINESE newspaper has celebrated the killing or capture of up to 20 US sources in a brutal anti-espionage crackdown by Beijing.

Tags: Beijing, SPA
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Duterte Says Xi Raised Threat of War Over South China Sea

Added: 20.05.2017 11:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Philippines President said his Chinese counterpart had threatened him that Beijing would “go to war” if Manila begins drilling for oil in the South China Sea.

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