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US Ambassador to China stepping down as tensions with Beijing rise

By Reuters staff, published by Swissinfo.ch Beijing – US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad will retire and leave Beijing early next month, the embassy said today (Sept. 14, 2020) Branstad, 73 years old and a former governor of Iowa, leaves at a time when relations are strained, notably over bilateral trade, allegations about information security,

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Property

Condo’s concrete awning collapses in Srinakarin area

RESIDENTS of a nine-storey condominium off Srinakarin road near Seacon Square scurried for safety at 5.30 a.m. this morning (Sept. 14, 2020) after a 21.5-metre-long concrete awning affixed between the ground and first floors suddenly collapsed but fortunately there were no injuries, Thai Rath newspaper reported. Sukhumvit fire and rescue staff, rescuers from Po Tek

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