• China issues warning for citizens traveling to US

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    BEIJING - China has issued a safety warning to its citizens traveling to the United States amid rising tensions between the sides over accusations of unfair trading practices and other disputes.
    The warning issued late last week and posted on the Website of the Chinese Embassy in Washington touches on issues from the high cost of medical treatment in the U.S. to the importance of guarding against crime and terrorist attacks and the powers wielded by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
    In Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Tuesday that China's government was merely...
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  • China says "fully prepared" if trade war kicks off this week

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - China said Tuesday it's "fully prepared" for a trade war with the United States as hopes dwindle for a breakthrough in tensions this week between the world's two biggest economies.
    Washington is due to start charging tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports as of Friday while Beijing has pledged to retaliate with equal tariffs on $34 billion in U.S. goods.
    Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told reporters that China is "fully prepared to take a package of necessary measures" to safeguard its national interests.
    U.S. companies ranging from soybean farms to whiskey distilleries to...
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  • China says "fully prepared" if trade war kicks off this week

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - China says it's "fully prepared" for a trade war with the United States if it kicks off in earnest on Friday.
    Hopes are dwindling for the world's two biggest economies to reach a breakthrough this week before Washington starts charging tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports. Beijing has pledged to retaliate with equal tariffs on $34 billion in U.S. goods.
    The Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that China will be "fully prepared to take a package of necessary measures" to safeguard its national interests.
    U.S. companies ranging from whiskey distilleries to automakers like Ford and...
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