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US approves $1.8bn weapons sale to Taiwan

The arms deal is likely to further strain tensions with China, which claims Taiwan as its own.

Trump maintains bank account in China, says NY Times

The US president, who sparked a trade war with Beijing, is critical of US firms doing business in China.

Covid: Cathay Pacific to run at half capacity next year

The airline describes the forecast as "optimistic" and warns it depends on a successful Covid vaccine.

China-Taiwan tensions erupt over diplomats' fight in Fiji

Both sides say their officials were injured at an event organised to mark Taiwan's national day.

US 2020 election: Who does China really want to win?

With the US battered by the coronavirus and political polarisation, China thinks its time has come.

Alibaba increases stranglehold on Chinese shoppers

The tech giant is increasing its offline footprint by acquiring leading supermarket chain Sun Art.

China's economy continues to bounce back from virus slump

The world's second-biggest economy saw growth of almost 5% in the third quarter of the year.

Hundreds queue in Yiwu, China for experimental Covid-19 vaccine

The vaccine is available to the public in the city of Yiwu but is still in the final trial stages.

Missing Hong Kong protester Alexandra Wong 'was held in mainland China'

"Grandma Wong" says she was detained by mainland police and forced to renounce her activism.

Conservation: Bridge of hope for world's rarest primate

An artificial rope bridge across a divided forest could help save the ape, a type of gibbon, from extinction.

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