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Trump backs “One China” policy in call with China's Xi

BEIJING/WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to honour the longstanding “One China” policy during a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, taking steps to improve ties after angering Beijing by talking to the leader of Taiwan. Trump further unnerved Beijing over the self-ruled island in December saying the United States did not necessarily have… Read More »

Olympics: Zhang wins China's first gold in Rio shooting

RIO DE JANEIRO: Zhang Mengxue got China off the gold medal mark at the Rio Games on Sunday, the Olympic debutant winning the women’s 10m air pistol title. With an assured display of precision shooting at the Deodoro range, the 25-year-old comfortably held off Russian teenager Vitalina Batsarashkina, with Greece’s Anna Korakaki taking bronze. The… Read More »