Category: World

China exempts US soybeans, pork from tariff hikes

Chinese officials on Friday said that some U.S. farm goods including soybeans and pork will be immune from the latest round of retaliatory tariffs issued by Beijing in response to President Trump’s trade actions, a sign that the two sides could be seeking a compromise.

Hong Kong protesters target airport but planes keep flying

POINTS Chek Lap Kok, built around a tiny outlying island in the dying days of British colonial rule, is one of the world’s busiest and most efficient airports, reached by a series of bridges which were packed with traffic. The MTR subway station in Tung Chung was closed and demonstrators smashed CCTV cameras and lamps with metal poles and dismantled station turnstiles. Protesters have called…

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