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Japan, China and South Korea ‘restore’ fraught ties

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The leaders of Japan, China and South Korea say they have “completely restored” trade and security ties, at their first meeting in three years. They said in a statement they had agreed to resume regular trilateral meetings, not held since 2012. They also agreed more economic co-operation. The talks in …

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China Drops One-Child Cap After Three Decades to Lift Growth

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China’s ruling Communist Party will abandon the one-child policy introduced in the late 1970s to defuse a demographic time bomb that threatens to choke growth in the world’s second-biggest economy. The party’s decision-making Central Committee approved plans to allow all couples in China to have two children, the official Xinhua …

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China says it warned and tracked U.S. warship in South China Sea

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(CNN)China said it warned and tracked a U.S. Navy warship as it came very close to one of its artificial islands in the South China Sea’s contested waters. China’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday that the vessel “illegally entered into the waters of China’s Spratly Islands.” “The action …

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What Will It Mean If the Yuan Gets Reserve-Currency Status?

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At least $1 trillion of global reserves may migrate to yuan Successful bid would boost Xi’s economic reform efforts International Monetary Fund representatives have given China strong signals that the yuan is likely to soon join the fund’s basket of reserve currencies, known as Special Drawing Rights, Chinese officials with …

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Q&A: While in China, Protect Your Devices and Data

Calculated risk: a technology conference in Beijing.Credit Alexander F. Yuan/Associated Press

HONG KONG — China is one of the world’s most dangerous Internet environments, with risks including government-sponsored on­line attacks, piracy and malware. Thomas Parenty, a former National Security Agency official who runs a security consulting firm, offered his views on how to ensure that devices and personal information stay safe …

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