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Finance minister says China can handle government debt risks

Mar 7, 2018

China's finance minister has tried to defuse concern over its rising debt, saying government borrowing is below danger levels and regulators can prevent financial system risks

Global stocks rise amid doubts about US steel tariffs

Mar 6, 2018

Global stock markets are up as some key Republicans have voiced their opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports

China asks for hold on UN ban of North Korea traders

Mar 6, 2018

China seeks temporary hold on U.S. request for United Nations sanctions against ships accused of helping North Korea violate trade sanctions

Asian stocks surge despite trade tensions after US gains

Mar 6, 2018

Most Asian stock markets have surged despite U.S.-Chinese trade tensions after Wall Street posted its strongest gains in a week

China pledges strong growth as Xi bids to rule indefinitely

Mar 5, 2018

China's government pledged to deliver robust economic growth and boost military spending while urging the public to embrace President Xi Jinping's rule as its legislature prepared for changes to allow Xi to stay in power indefinitely

No. 2 spender China to boost defense spending in 2018

Mar 5, 2018

China's finance ministry says that the country's defense budget this year will rise to 1.1 trillion yuan ($173 billion)

China sets ambitious growth target, promises steel cuts

Mar 5, 2018

China's top economic official has set a robust growth target of "around 6.5 percent" and promised more market opening and cuts in a bloated steel industry that has inflamed trade tensions with the U.S. and Europe

The Latest: China promises to be bolder on economic reforms

Mar 5, 2018

China promises to be bolder in economic reforms and opening up to foreign investors

China says defense budget to rise slightly to $173 billion in 2018

Mar 5, 2018

China says defense budget to rise slightly to $173 billion in 2018

China says military no threat, but refuses to reveal budget

Mar 4, 2018

The spokesman for China's ceremonial legislature says his country has no desire to overturn the existing international order and its increasingly powerful military is no threat to others

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