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The GiC Team has collected domestic and international news from the last seven days and recapped them all in here.


Domestic news

01

Shanghai announces 31.6km of second-phase open test roads for autonomous driving.


02

According to a report from the National Development and Reform Commission, as of midnight on September 17th, domestic gasoline and diesel prices have been raised by RMB 145 per ton. 


03

Jack Ma said that machines must be smarter than people and most of the internet fintech companies nowadays are doing illegal financial services. The pain of traditional manufacturing in the next 10 to 15 years will be far greater than today's expectations. If enterprises cannot transform from scale and standardization to individualization and intelligence, it will be difficult for them to survive. 


04

China plans to reduce the average tariff rate on imports from most of its trading partners as soon as October, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.


05

China’s Premier Li Keqiang spoke a day after Beijing pledged to immediately punch back at Trump’s next round of tariffs, on $200 billion in Chinese imports, with levies on an additional $60 billion in American goods.


International news

01

The US is imposing new tariffs on $200bn (£150bn) worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. The taxes will take effect from 24 September, starting at 10% and increasing to 25% from the start of next year.


02

Elon Musk's company SpaceX has unveiled the first private passenger it plans to fly around the Moon. Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa, 42, announced: "I choose to go to the Moon".


03

70th Primetime Emmy Awards 2018: Thandie Newton and Claire Foy among British winners.

04

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un greeted South Korean President Moon Jae-in on his arrival in Pyongyang Tuesday for their third summit this year. They were taking a step closer to peace by signing a joint military agreement that removes the threat of conflict on the Peninsula.

Moon and Kim also teased a potential historic fourth meeting between the two leaders, this time in the South Korean capital. The agreement stated that Kim would travel to Seoul "as soon as possible," something no North Korean leader has ever done.


05

Super typhoon Mangkhut has carved a deadly trail across the region, killing two people in southern China and at least 54 people in the Philippines.


06

Singapore GP: Lewis Hamilton wins to take firm grip on F1 title.


07

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin finally got their marriage license. Bieber and Baldwin were spotted by photographers at a courthouse in Los Angeles on Thursday. Hailey Baldwin told Coveteur in an interview that her engagement to Justin Bieber was the 'biggest OMG moment' of her life.


08

Agony for British schoolgirl Courtney Hadwin, 14, as she crashes out of America's Got Talent final and finishes in sixth place - but is hailed by judges as the 'ultimate rock star'.


09

More than 30 Indian passengers, some bleeding from their noses and ears, have received treatment after pilots 'forgot' to turn on a switch regulating cabin pressure, officials said.

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