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The U.S. is soliciting insights from the public about China as a market economy, a designation that would limit the calculation of anti-dumping duties on Chinese goods.
China as Market Economy: US Commerce Dept to Launch New Review After Over a Decade

The U.S., through its commerce department, is set to launch a new review of whether China can now be considered as a market economy. It last held an assessment in 2006, where China failed in all the determining criteria.

China is accused of building military facilities on man-made islands in the South China Sea.
'No Such Thing' as Man-Made Islands in Disputed Waters of South China Sea, Chinese Defense Ministry Clarifies

Despite allegations that China is militarizing the South China Sea, the country's Defense Ministry reiterated that the ongoing construction in the area is intended for civilian purposes only. The project includes the construction of airports and harbors.

President Xi’s state visit, which will run for three days, was upon the invitation of Sauli Niinisto, the president of Finland.
Chinese President Xi Jinping Vows to Strengthen China-Serbia Cooperation

Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikolic were in talks to solidify the partnership between the two countries. Nikolic was in China from March 28 to April 1.

Newly appointed Canadian ambassador to China John McCallum (L)  expressed hopes of entering into deeper trade relations with Beijing.
Human Rights on the Table in Any Canada-China Free Trade Deal, Says New Canadian Ambassador

John McCallum, Canada’s new ambassador to China, said human rights and labor standards will be included in free trade talks between the two countries.

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Cross-Border Gambling Crackdown
Chinese Police Appeals for Overseas Help for Cross-Border Gambling Crackdown

China’s police have called for more overseas help for its operations against cross-border gambling.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on South China Sea Dispute
US Should Have Sent Fleet to Stop China’s Construction on Isles, Says Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that the United States should have sent a fleet to stop China’s construction on isles if it really intends to avoid conflict in the South China Sea disputed territories.

The Dalai Lama Visits Chicago
17th Reincarnation of Karmapa Lama Marries Childhood Girlfriend, Gives Up Being Monk

One of the leaders of four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism quit being a monk to marry his childhood girlfriend. Thaye Dorje, who claims to be the 17th reincarnation of the Karmapa Lama, married on March 25 Rinchen Yangzom in a private ceremony in New Delhi, India.

President Trump’s statement comes ahead of his meeting with his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
Trump on Mar-a-Lago Summit: ‘Meeting with China Will Be a Very Difficult One’

President Donald Trump posted a tweet saying that his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping will be “very difficult.”

Based on data gathered by Tourism Australia, nearly 1.2 million Chinese tourists visited Australia in 2016, spending a total of over $9 billion.
More Chinese Travelers Crave Adventures Off Australia's Beaten Path

Australia is growing popular among Chinese tourists who are looking for new adventures, the Xinhua News Agency reported.

Wang Deshun is China's hottest grandpa.
Newest Reebok Image Model Is China’s Hottest Grandpa

Wang Deshun as Reebok image model sets the highest benchmarks on staying fit at 80.

A panoramic view of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque located in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi to Join Tourism Roadshow in China

Abu Dhabi will embark on a tourism roadshow in China scheduled in May.

Chinese Culture in Spotlight with 'Boonie Bears' Nairobi Premiere

Chinese culture became the focus following the premiere of "Boonie Bears" in Nairobi.

FBI Headquarters
US State Dept Employee Facing 25 Years in Prison for Supplying Internal Information to China

An employee of the U.S. State Department could be facing 25 years in prison if found guilty of the charges filed against her by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Iron Fortress
China to Build 'Iron Fortress' Along Its Asian Borders

China said on Monday that civilians must cooperate with authorities to build "a fortress of iron and a wall of bronze" along the country's Asian borders.

An Oppo mascot is seen in the stands during the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 match between Sri Lanka and West Indies at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on March 20, 2016 in Bangalore, India.
Beijing Asks Chinese Companies to Respect Indian Laws and Customs After the Oppo Incident

Beijing has asked Chinese companies to respect Indian laws and customs following the controversy involving a Chinese national working at Oppo’s office in India.

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