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China, Iran meet amid efforts to preserve nuclear deal

China, Iran meet amid efforts to preserve nuclear deal

BEIJING — The Iranian foreign minister's passionate defence of his country's interests at the Munich Security Conference has made him "a famous person" in China, his Chinese counterpart told him Tuesday, as the sides met amid efforts to preserve the

Honda to shut plant in Britain, imperiling 3,500 jobs

TOKYO — Honda Motor Co. plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, the company said Tuesday, in a fresh blow to the British economy as it faces its March 29 exit from the European Union.
Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest

Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over skyrock
Minister says plans to fight poverty, climate change, focus of B.C. budget

Minister says plans to fight poverty, climate change, focus of B.C. budget

VICTORIA — British Columbia's finance minister says poverty and climate change are major focus areas of the budget she will deliver today.
Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

BEIJING — The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details. It was a compilation of real-time data on more than 2.
China's economy czar heading to Washington for trade talks

China's economy czar heading to Washington for trade talks

BEIJING — China's economy czar is heading to Washington for talks Thursday and Friday aimed at ending a fight over Beijing's technology ambitions ahead of a deadline for a massive U.S. tariff hike.
New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei

New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that no final decision has been made on whether Huawei equipment can be used in a planned network upgrade.
China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

BEIJING — China's government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block its industrial development after Vice-President Mike Pence said Chinese equipment poses a threat to countries that are rolling out next-generation mobile communicatio
Minister visits museum on Family Day before Tuesday's budget, touts child care

Minister visits museum on Family Day before Tuesday's budget, touts child care

VICTORIA — British Columbia Finance Minister Carole James spent Family Day highlighting the family focus of the budget she will present Tuesday.
Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs

Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs

LONDON — Honda will close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, British media and a local lawmaker said Monday, in another blow to a British economy made jittery by Brexit.