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Christie’s Asia Week sale sets record

With bidders that included prominent collectors of Chinese art, the sale of Chinese art from the Fujita Museum in Japan reached $262 million at Christie’s, giving the New York auction house the biggest single-evening sale in Asian Art Week auction history.

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China-US cooperation holds promise, Li says

China expects that cooperation with the United States in the Asia-Pacific region will bring opportunities to ASEAN countries instead of trouble, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.

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Study finds diabetes-cancer link

Diabetes and cancer share many risk factors, and a new study reveals that Asians with Type 2 diabetes have a 26 percent higher chance of dying from cancer and a risk of death from specific cancers that can be even greater.

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Imports of pricier commodities drive first monthly trade deficit in three years

China had its first monthly trade deficit in three years in February, as strong demand for Chinese goods both internally and around the world led to higher imports of raw materials. Overall foreign trade was stable in year-on-year terms, while declining from the previous month.

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Premier lays out China’s path forward in year ahead

China will further open up its markets to the world through robust engines – including the Belt and Road Initiative and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership – and deepen the outbound investment drive that began a few years ago, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday.

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Citic to close US business research arm

CLSA Ltd, the Hong Kong brokerage owned by China’s Citic Securities Co, will close its US equity-research operations because of intense competition and declining profit as asset managers built their own research teams and the costs of hiring analysts rose.

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