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US lawmakers arrive in Taiwan amid China tensions

  By Reuters and Bloomberg and published by The Straits Times Taipei – A US lawmaker delegation arrived in Taiwan today (August 14) for a two-day visit during which they will meet President Tsai Ing-wen, the second high-level group to come amid continued military tensions with the island’s giant neighbour China. China regards Taiwan as

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US-China tech tensions ‘won’t go away even if Biden wins election’

By CNBC staff TENSIONS around technology will remain between the US and China, even if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the US election in November, according to an analyst. Ties between the two economic giants have steadily worsened this year, as Washington increasingly targets Chinese tech giants from phone maker Huawei to video-sharing app

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