::::::::: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - CHINA NEWS :::::::::                    China made ‘absolutely no deals’ for Liu Xia’s release, German envoy says          China’s ambassador to Washington had a Twitter account? No, turns out it was fake          Donald Trump seeking ‘results-oriented’ ties with China as resumption of trade talks nears, US diplomat says          US trade panel hears harsh criticism of proposed new tariffs – and praise for Chinese craftsmanship          Chinese military set for capability boost with delivery of Russian Su35 fighter jets          Chinese exporters hit by trade war to get help as Beijing orders banks to lend more          Oil giant CEFC China’s debt woes widen as unit defaults on commercial paper          United States ‘plays Taiwan card’ with Tsai Ing-wen’s trip to Nasa’s mission control centre          Coffins sold to timber mills in eastern China to be made into furniture after ban on burials          Mining halted over radioactive building material fears in eastern China          French energy giant Total quits Iran gas project with China’s CNPC as US reimposes sanctions          No love lost as rejected boyfriend’s gifts land him behind bars in China          Everyday prices to rise in United States thanks to new China tariffs          Chinese bride leaves husband standing as she tries to save traffic victim          Malaysia big part of Beijing’s belt and road vision for future, says Xi Jinping          China envoy says no accurate figure on Uygurs fighting in Syria          ‘Airpocalypse’ over? Beijing breathes easier as clean air drive pays off, US embassy smog readings suggest          China must not write off Pacific island debts, says Samoan leader          Where to stash HK$150,000? An Iranian’s tale of life in Hong Kong without a bank account          More than tariffs: China sees trade war as a new US containment tactic          Hong Kong and Macau students will face compulsory military training at top mainland Chinese university for first time          Chinese President Xi Jinping returns to public stage with renewed call for military loyalty to the Communist Party          ‘It is not about the Chinese’: Malaysia’s Mahathir blames previous government for debt to Beijing and project woes          China’s biggest-ever bitcoin heist: three held over theft of US$87 million in cryptocurrency          Three stories, one film and a big picture of the class divide in China          Chinese calligraphy teacher jailed for molesting 11-year-old pupil          Trade war gives South Korean firms hope of a warmer welcome in China          China hit by third Africa swine fever outbreak this month          Chinese restaurant owner lands US$39,000 ‘King of Fish’ in sizzling auction          US politicians linking Confucius Institutes with espionage is taking paranoia to the extreme          Guangdong’s US$65 billion plan to help move China up the hi-tech industry chain          Chinese drug firm starts ‘let’s have a baby’ campaign. Angry women say ‘let’s not’          Pacific islanders feel the squeeze as Beijing bans tour groups from one of Taiwan’s last allies          Divided Asean spins its wheels as great powers become back-seat drivers in Southeast Asia          This week, stay close to a phone as global central bankers gather to find a solution to market crisis          Trump aims sanctions at Iran ... Hong Kong bank customers get hit          Meet the Chinese kidney patient selling a smile to survive          Trump increasingly takes aim at a ‘malign power’ – China          Chinese bombers: the warplanes ‘training for strikes against US targets’          After ad goes viral, hotel in China denies it is selling boiled eggs for US$421          Heartaches, headaches and hukou: how China’s bureaucracy tangled people in red tape          Injured alpacas and tortoises in labour: life as a vet for exotic animals in China          Chinese credit rating agency Dagong suspended after cash-for-ratings probe          Taiwan is developing missiles in response to Beijing’s military build-up          Hong Kong’s government and the MTR Corp must strive to wipe out the public works blunders plaguing the city          ‘Foreign forces’ can’t control religion, Chinese official says amid Vatican talks          Hong Kong’s commercial landlords poised for bonanza from China’s vaccine safety woes as parents flock south for jabs          Xi Jinping to visit North Korea next month, report claims          Tech talk tops agenda as Malaysia’s Mahathir meets Jack Ma at Alibaba’s Hangzhou HQ          How the next inter-Korean summit only raises the stakes for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in