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China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war.
Proposed U.S. plant to pull CO2 from thin air, use it to pump oil
JACKSON, Wyoming May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A U.S. oil producer is teaming up with a company working to grab planet-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) straight from the air in a bid to extract more oil from the ground in a greener way, the companies said on Tuesday.
WRAPUP 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says
WASHINGTON/BEIJING, May 22 (Reuters) - Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war.
Shares in China's Hikvision slump after report of U.S. blacklisting
SHANGHAI, May 22 (Reuters) - Shenzhen-listed shares in Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd opened 10% lower on Wednesday after reports that the U.S. may blacklist the firm.
U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war
BEIJING (Reuters) - A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington.
SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country.
After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday, after the two had connected on the social media platform.
FEATURE-Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol
TOKYO, May 22 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
U.S. eases curbs on Huawei; founder says clampdown underestimates Chinese firm
SHANGHAI/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimize disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the world's largest telecoms equipment maker said meant little because it was already prepared for U.S. action.
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