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White House hails drop in Chinese trade with N.Korea

Posted by on Jan 13, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, China, World | 0 comments

The White House Washington, United States | AFP | The White House on Friday welcomed news of a sharp drop in Chinese trade with North...

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France signs deals with China but warns against ‘pillaging’

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, China, World | 0 comments

Beijing, China | AFP | Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron oversaw the signing Tuesday of business...

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Macron visits Forbidden City before China deals, Xi talks

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, China, World | 0 comments

Beijing, China | AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron toured Beijing’s sprawling Forbidden City on Tuesday before a day of...

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‘Don’t fear death’: China’s Xi urges blunt call to PLA

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, China, Politics, World | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO: Jinping meets his military chiefs Shanghai, China | AFP |  President Xi Jinping has issued a blunt call for China’s...

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Chinese leasing firm orders 50 Airbus jets in $5.42 bn deal

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, China | 0 comments

Hong Kong, China | AFP |  A Chinese aircraft leasing company said on Thursday it will buy 50 Airbus A320neo jets for $5.42 billion as...

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World’s largest amphibious aircraft takes off in China

Posted by on Dec 25, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, China, World | 0 comments

AG600 amphibious aircraft Beijing, China | AFP | China’s home-grown AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft in...

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Hamleys opens its largest toy store in Beijing amid Christmas debate

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, China, World | 0 comments

Beijing, China | AFP | British toy retailer Hamleys opened its largest store in the world in Beijing on Saturday, just two days before...

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At least 10,000 killed in 1989 Tiananmen crackdown: British cable

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, China, Politics, World | 0 comments

Beijing, China | AFP | At least 10,000 people were killed in the Chinese army’s crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in...

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UN weighs new N.Korea sanctions, vote expected Friday

Posted by on Dec 22, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, China, World | 0 comments

United Nations, United States | AFP | The United States on Thursday presented a draft UN Security Council resolution ramping up sanctions...

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China opens major economic conference

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, China, Economy, World | 0 comments

Beijing, China | AFP | China opened a major economic planning conference on Monday as the country tries to pivot away from its...

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GLOBAL COMMENT: China factor in Kenya, Zimbabwe

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, China | 0 comments

Uhuru and Xi FILE PHOTO Weighing economic, political ties and future relationships that could prove decisive for Africa COMMENT | HANNAH...

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Chinese auto giant to end petrol vehicle sales by 2025

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, China, World | 0 comments

Beijing, China | AFP | One of China’s largest state-owned automakers has said it will phase out sales of all petrol vehicles by...

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Museveni enters fight over $ 20bn oil deals

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, China, Uganda | 0 comments

French domination sparks fight with Chinese   Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | Oil companies—Total E&P, Tullow Oil and...

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Chinese electric carmaker to open Morocco plant

Posted by on Dec 10, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Automobile, China | 0 comments

Tangier – Renault-Nissan plant in Tangier Casablanca, Morocco | AFP | Chinese electric car manufacturer BYD on Saturday signed an...

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China seizes 12 tonnes of endangered pangolin scales

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, China, World | 0 comments

Beijing, China | AFP | Nearly 12 tonnes of smuggled pangolin scales have been confiscated by Chinese officials — the...

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China taps Africa at Morocco Silk Road investment forum

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Business, China, World | 0 comments

Discussions between Chinese, Moroccan and African economic decision-makers Marrakesh, Morocco | AFP | A two-day investment forum opened in...

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Blast rocks Chinese megaport city, two dead

Posted by on Nov 26, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, China, World | 0 comments

A view of damagesd buildings at the site of an explosion in China’s Ningbo. AFP PHOTO Shanghai, China | AFP | A major explosion hit...

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From Myanmar to Zimbabwe, China’s global footprint grows

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, China, World | 0 comments

China has become Africa’s largest trade partner and has greatly expanded its economic ties to the continent. Photo by Cfr.org Beijing,...

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Chinese firm probes if children work in African mines

Posted by on Nov 23, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, China | 0 comments

Beijing, China | AFP | A Chinese metal trading firm said Thursday it is investigating whether children are toiling in Congolese mines that...

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Chinese oil giant and Chad deny Africa bribery scheme after US probe

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, China, Crime, News, Uganda | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO: Patrick Ho (far right), Secretary-General of the CEFC, speaks at a UN ceremony in 2015.  He is flanked by  Sam Kutesa,...

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