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  • Xi loses a friend as US envoy’s term cut short

    Washington’s top representative in Beijing is packing to leave as the world’s most important relationship hits a new low and needs an “old China hand” more than ever to stop tensions from spiraling out of control. Terry Branstad, who is seeing out the final weeks…
  • Visa freeze puts Chinese students out in the cold

    More than 1,000 Chinese students and researchers in American universities have had their visas revoked, a little over four months after Donald Trump threatened to banish suspected Chinese spies under the cloak of studying.  Chinese ministries responsible for education and foreign affairs confirmed on Thursday…