• What’s in the U.S.-China Phase One Deal and What’s Still Missing 16 Dec 2019 11:03 (Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  The U.S. and China announced Friday that they reached a phase-one trade deal but provided little detail on what exactly will be part of the …
  • Mesut Ozil 'blinded by some fake news' after Uyghur support, says China 16 Dec 2019 11:02 Ozil, who is a Muslim, has been "blinded by some fake news and influenced by some false words," according to China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, who added the soccer star wasn't aware of the true situation in the region." …
  • China says Ozil 'deceived by fake news' 16 Dec 2019 10:59 Mesut Ozil, who is a Muslim, prays before Arsenal's game against Manchester City on SundayArsenal's Mesut Ozil was "deceived by fake news" before criticising China's treatment of Uighur Muslims, says the country's foreign ministry …
  • Trust deficit on US-China trade deal leaves Bursa lower 16 Dec 2019 10:50 KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia closed lower today due to a trust deficit surrounding the United States (US)-China trade talks yesterday. At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) shed 1.81 points to 1,569.35 compared with Friday’s close of 1,571.16. …
  • China’s Xi says HK had its grimmest year since handover 16 Dec 2019 10:49 BEIJING (AP) — Turmoil over amendments to extradition legislation has damaged Hong Kong society on all fronts, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday during a meeting with semiautonomous territory’s leader. Carrie Lam is in Beijing for talks with Li and …
  • China's Xi says HK had its grimmest year since handover 16 Dec 2019 10:46 Yanan Wang and John Leicester, Associated Press Updated 2:42 am PST, Monday, December 16, 2019 In this photo released by Hong Kong Government Information Services, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, left, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pose for a photo …
  • China says Arsenal’s Ozil ‘deceived by fake news’ 16 Dec 2019 10:42 SHANGHAI: China accused Mesut Ozil (pix) Monday of being “deceived by fake news” and said he should visit Xinjiang to see for himself after the Arsenal footballer decried the treatment of the region’s Uighur minority. Ozil, a German national of Turkish …
  • China Urges US To "Correct Its Mistake" Over Expulsion Of Diplomats 16 Dec 2019 10:34 The incident appeared to be first time in more than 30 years that the US has expelled Chinese diplomats Beijing, China: China on Monday called the expulsion of diplomats from the US a "mistake", following reports that Washington quietly expelled …
  • Extras: No broadcast of Arsenal-City game in China 16 Dec 2019 10:12 News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: An ethnic Uighur demonstrator holds a placard with a picture of English soccer club Arsenal's midfielder Mesut Ozil during a protest against China in Istanbul, Turkey December 14, …
  • China calls expulsion of diplomats from US a 'mistake' 16 Dec 2019 10:09 BEIJING: China on Monday called the expulsion of diplomats from the US a "mistake", following reports that Washington quietly expelled two embassy officials in September after they drove onto a sensitive military base in Virginia. The incident is …
  • New Beijing Airport Calls on Xylem to Deliver “Green City” 16 Dec 2019 10:09 The Beijing Daxing International Airport opened in September, the largest single-structure airport terminal in the world, with an architectural design that looks like a phoenix with its wings spread. With a total investment of $11 billion, the …
  • China’s Xi vows support for Hong Kong leader during ‘most difficult’ time 16 Dec 2019 10:07 HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday, saying he recognized her courage to govern the Asian financial hub in these “most difficult” times. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets Chinese …
  • Soccer Broadcast Pulled After Arsenal Star Mesut Özil Criticized China 16 Dec 2019 09:55 A state-run television network in China canceled a live broadcast Sunday of an English Premier League soccer match after the Arsenal star Mesut Özil publicly condemned the country’s treatment of fellow Muslims. A state media report by The Global Times …
  • Asia Market Wrap: Stocks Mixed, Yuan Falls As US And China Finalize Trade Deal 16 Dec 2019 09:50 Stock Markets in Asia remained mixed in trading on Monday, even as the U.S. and China confirmed the phase one of their trade deal on Friday. What Happened The U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Sunday confirmed to CNBC that the trade deal …
  • China Could Retaliate Against German Automakers If Government Bans Huawei 5G 16 Dec 2019 09:50 If the German government moves to ban Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.'s 5G services, the "Chinese government will not stand idly by," the country's ambassador to Germany, Wu Ken said at an event in Berlin, according to Bloomberg. What …
  • Mesut Ozil 'deleted' by China as Arsenal warned of "serious implications" over comments 16 Dec 2019 09:48 The ongoing row between Mesut Ozil and the Chinese government has escalated after traces of the Arsenal star were deleted from the internet and the club were warned of "serious implications". Ozil spoke out against China's alleged persecution …
  • Craven Arsenal abandon Mesut Özil over his stance on China’s Uighur persecution | Sean Ingle 16 Dec 2019 09:47 Arsenal might not be any good at parking the bus. But they sure know how to throw Mesut Özil under one. Imagine the frantic boardroom conversations on Friday after Özil expressed his horror at the imprisonment of millions of Uighurs in China. The fear of …
  • MacGregor-Equipped Icebreaker Supports China's 36th Antarctic Mission 16 Dec 2019 09:47 By The Maritime Executive 2019-12-15 18:39:00 The two polar icebreakers, Xue Long (Snow Dragon) and Xue Long 2, are working together for the first time during China’s 36th Antarctic expedition, with Xue Long 2 also being the first domestically built …
  • What's next for gold prices after U.S.- China deal and some Brexit clarity? News 16 Dec 2019 09:47 (Kitco News) With the U.S.-China phase one trade deal, December’s Federal Reserve meeting, and the U.K. elections out of the way, what’s next for gold prices as the sector enters its seasonally favorable time of the year? The biggest news this week was the …
  • Dow Rockets Toward Record After US & China Broker Last-Minute Trade Deal 16 Dec 2019 09:47 The Dow Jones soared back toward record highs after the US and China reached a “phase one” trade deal. Boeing (BA) stock weighed heavily on the Dow 30 after China expressed concerns about the 737 Max jet. Goldman Sachs remains optimistic for 2020, …
  • Miami Art Week's Growing China Focus 16 Dec 2019 09:47 The glittering onslaught of art fairs, public projects, and pop-ups that consume Florida’s cultural capital for seven days each year known as Miami Art Week is back. From artist Leandro Erlich’s traffic jam of sand on Miami Beach to Instagram’s …
  • The hi-tech war between China and the United States 16 Dec 2019 09:47 The new directive of the Central Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC), issued on December 8, 2019, ordered all State offices to quickly remove all foreign computer equipment and software within the next three years.  The CPC directive, which was …
  • What Latin America Can Learn From China About Smart Cities crunch 16 Dec 2019 09:47 -Analysis- LISBON — At the heart of the so-called "smart city" concept, both in the developing and industrialized worlds, is the ability to create districts capable of tackling certain global challenges of our time. Those challenges are starkly …
  • TCU Master of Accounting program set to go to China this winter - TCU 360 16 Dec 2019 09:47 Students in TCU’s Neeley School of Business are about to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to China to immerse themselves in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. Twenty-one students in the Master of Accounting (MAc) program are participating in …
  • U.S. top trade negotiator praises deal, China remains cautious 16 Dec 2019 09:45 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The “phase one” U.S.-China trade deal will nearly double U.S. exports to China over the next two years and is “totally done” despite the need for translation and revisions to its text, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said …
  • YouTuber draws China fire for calling Taiwan... 16 Dec 2019 09:33 A YouTuber in Taiwan said his Chinese talent agency is demanding he remove a video in which he addressed Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen as president, the latest clash over China’s assertions of territorial control in Asia. Chen Chia-chin, better known as …
  • China new energy car output, sales down on year in November, says CAAM 16 Dec 2019 09:32 China new energy car output, sales down on year in November, says CAAM Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES, Taipei Monday 16 December 2019 China-based makers produced a total of 110,000 new energy vehicles and sold 95,000 units in November 2019, decreasing 36.9% and 43. …
  • LOOK: New China envoy meets high-level Philippine officials 16 Dec 2019 09:27 COURTESY CALL. New Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian (2nd from left) meets with Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo (center). All photos from the Chinese embassy MANILA, Philippines – New Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang …
  • After relief, major currencies await details on U.S./China trade deal 16 Dec 2019 09:26 LONDON — Trade-sensitive currencies such as the Australian and New Zealand dollars drifted lower on Monday as relief following last week’s U.S./China trade agreement gave way to frustration over a lack of details and a reluctance to make big bets as …
  • Taiwan YouTuber loses China business over Tsai interview 16 Dec 2019 09:22 TAIPEI: A popular Taiwanese YouTuber who specialises in flirting tutorials has found his access to China go up in smoke after a humorous video of him interviewing the island's president went viral. The incident illustrates the precarious position many …
  • China gives Hong Kong leader ‘unwavering support’ 16 Dec 2019 09:18 BEIJING: China’s premier told beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday that she had Beijing’s “unwavering support” after a huge rally earlier this month and her government’s thrashing at recent local elections. The city has been upended by six …
  • Hong Kong clash flares as Lam in China 16 Dec 2019 09:06 HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's demonstrators clashed with police late Sunday as Chief Executive Carrie Lam visited Beijing where she's expected to update Chinese President Xi Jinping and other senior officials on the violent protests that have gripped …
  • New tariff plans put on hold, China says 16 Dec 2019 09:05 China said Sunday that it will suspend planned additional punitive tariffs on some U.S. products after "phase one" of a long-awaited trade deal was reached between the countries, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported. Also Sunday, U.S. Trade …
  • Stocks rise as investors cheer preliminary U.S.-China trade deal 16 Dec 2019 09:05 LONDON (Reuters) - World stock markets rose on Monday, trading a notch below a record high hit last week on the back of a preliminary trade deal agreed between the United States and China. FILE PHOTO: Traders look at financial information on computer …
  • China dramatists wage 'guerrilla' fight for... 16 Dec 2019 09:03 Wuzhen, China: An actress playing US espionage whistleblower Edward Snowden imitates a gun with her hand, aims it at a security camera, and fires -- not exactly the sort of stage content that's green-lighted in China's surveillance state. But …
  • China media warns Arsenal of 'serious implications' over Mesut Ozil comments 16 Dec 2019 09:02 Ozil, a German national of Turkish origin, condemned China's crackdown on Muslim minorities in the western region of Xinjiang in a tweet. Shanghai: Chinese state media warned Monday that Mesut Ozil's criticism of the country's treatment of its …
  • Beijing Backs Hong Kong Leader Despite Election Setback 16 Dec 2019 08:58 BEIJING — China’s second-highest official strongly backed Chief Executive Carrie Lam of Hong Kong on Monday despite the monthslong protests that have rocked the city and the recent landslide defeat in local elections of political parties aligned with her. …
  • China Temporarily Suspends Taxes on Certain US Imports 16 Dec 2019 08:57 China has temporarily lifted additional duties on some US goods, which were due to enter into force on December 15, the Chinese State Council's Customs Committee announced. The decision was made after the US and China agreed on a "first phase…
  • Asian Shares Mixed Despite US-China Trade Deal 16 Dec 2019 08:50 Asian stocks ended mixed on Monday despite the U.S. and China reaching a historic agreement on a phase one trade deal and key Chinese data beating forecasts. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday that the phase one U.S.-China trade …
  • Hong Kong government must 'restore order,' says China's premier 16 Dec 2019 08:50 December 16, 2019 | 12:18 PM by DW Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday said Hong Kong is facing "unprecedented, serious and complicated situations" following months of civil unrest. Speaking at a press conference with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam …
  • China Data Beats Forecasts, Risk-On 16 Dec 2019 08:46 China data leads to a risk-on In the broader market, now that the Phase 1 US-China trade deal has been agreed in principle, markets have traded positively during this morning’s Asian session. US indices have advanced between 0.05% and 0.29%, with the US30 …
  • Picture this: China coastal flats develop into major photo draw 16 Dec 2019 08:42 XIAPU, China: It's dawn in Xiapu county and sunrise over southeastern China is welcomed by dozens of clicking camera shutters. Locals along this rather isolated stretch of coast in Fujian province have drawn their livelihood from the sea since ancient …
  • China says it has lodged stern representations with US over expelling Chinese officials 16 Dec 2019 08:41 BEIJING: China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the expelling of Chinese officials, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a regular briefing in Beijing on Monday (Dec 16). The US government covertly moved to expel two …
  • China lodges stern representations with U.S. over expelling Chinese officials 16 Dec 2019 08:41 FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags are arranged during the third annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) at the State Department in Washington May 9, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque BEIJING (Reuters) - China has lodged stern …
  • China’s tantrum over football star’s post 16 Dec 2019 08:39 China has once again moved to quell criticism of its human rights abuses, cancelling live coverage of a high profile English Premier League match over comments from one of the competition’s star players. Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil published a lengthy …
  • China Aircraft Services Limited TRUSTS Ramco 16 Dec 2019 08:32 One of the largest third party MRO providers, and a joint venture company among CNAC(G), UAL, CAL & Gama Aviation, China Aircraft Services Limited announced that it has signed an agreement with the global aviation software provider Ramco Systems to …
  • Astron Paper & Board Mill Ltd enters into partnership with ABC Paper, China 16 Dec 2019 08:32 Astron Paper & Board Mill Ltd has entered into a "Strategic Partnership Agreement" with SHANDONG ZHONGHUI SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CO LTD, (ABC Paper) China. The ABC PAPER will transfer technical knowledge and experience for upgrade of plant. …
  • US-China trade deal 'totally done' insists envoy, despite unfinished translation 16 Dec 2019 08:30 The first phase of a trade deal between the US and China is “totally done”, according to US Trade representative Robert Lighthizer – despite the text having not yet been translated amid ongoing unwillingness from Beijing to back up Donald Trump’s claims on …
  • China suspends planned tariffs on US goods after trade deal 16 Dec 2019 08:19 By AFP BEIJING: China suspended additional tariffs on US products that had been due to kick in on Sunday, after Washington and Beijing announced a major thaw in their trade war on Friday. China will suspend the planned addition of 10 percent and 5 percent …
  • Minnesota farmers not the only producers angry over Trump's costly China trade war 16 Dec 2019 08:17 On Friday, the Wall Street Journal reported President Donald Trump has agreed to a half-a-loaf trade agreement with Beijing that will ease tariff rates on some Chinese goods and cancel new taxes set to take effect Sunday, in order to boost Chinese …
  • LaHood Applauds ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal With China 16 Dec 2019 08:16 By Benjamin Cox on December 15, 2019 at 12:08pm The U.S. and China mutually agreed to terms of a trade agreement on Friday that reduce tariffs on Chinese goods while boosting Chinese purchases on farm, manufacturing, and energy goods from the U.S. The deal …
  • China sees strong industrial, retail growth in November 16 Dec 2019 08:07 BEIJING: China enjoyed a better-than-expected pick-up in the key retail and industrial sectors in November, data showed Monday, providing a further boost to Beijing after finally agreeing a mini trade pact with the United States last week. The readings …
  • China stocks rise to 6-week closing high on trade deal, upbeat data 16 Dec 2019 08:05 SHANGHAI — China stocks rose to a six-week closing high on Monday, as investors cheered a preliminary Sino-U.S. trade deal and upbeat data pointing to resilience in the world’s second-largest economy. ** The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.5%, to 3,987.55, …
  • U.S. exports to China to nearly double in 'totally done' trade deal:... 16 Dec 2019 07:15 By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The "phase one" U.S.-China trade deal will nearly double U.S. exports to China over the next two years and is "totally done" despite the need for translation and revisions to its text, U.S. Trade …
  • TikTok Owner Partners With State Media Firm To Offer Blockchain, AI Services In China 16 Dec 2019 06:50 A subsidiary of Beijing-based internet company ByteDance has formed a joint venture with state-run media firm Shanghai Dongfang Newspaper Co Ltd, according to Reuters. What Happened The new company called Pengpai Audiovisual Technology (Jinan) Co Ltd will …
  • Empowering Citizen Developers in Japan, South Korea and China Master RPA 16 Dec 2019 06:42 Medium sized companies and big enterprises in Asia can now train their employees in RPA, a skill in high-demand for digital transformation initiatives LONDON — Softomotive, the fastest growing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) provider trusted by over 9000 …
  • Copper ticks higher on ‘totally done’ China-U.S. trade deal 16 Dec 2019 06:42 BEIJING — London copper prices rose slightly on Monday after Washington said an initial deal to resolve the Sino-U.S. trade war was “totally done” but lingering skepticism capped gains. U.S. exports to China will almost double over the next two years, U.S. …
  • China dramatists wage 'guerrilla' fight for artistic freedom 16 Dec 2019 06:30 An actress playing US espionage whistleblower Edward Snowden imitates a gun with her hand, aims it at a security camera, and fires -- not exactly the sort of stage content that's green-lighted in China's surveillance state. But artists like the …
  • Upbeat China data has analysts asking if the bottom has been reached 16 Dec 2019 06:18 BEIJING — A raft of supportive central government policies lifted China’s economic activity in November--bolstering factory production and consumer spending--which prompted some economists to raise their growth estimates for next year. While many …
  • China Industrial Production, Retail Sales Growth Tops Expectations 16 Dec 2019 05:56 China industrial production and retail sales expanded at the fastest pace in five months in November, exceeding expectations, as steps taken by the government helped to boost domestic demand. Industrial output grew by more-than-expected 6.2 percent on a …
  • China's premier says HK bill turmoil damaged whole society 16 Dec 2019 05:50 Yanan Wang and John Leicester, Associated Press Updated 11:45 pm CST, Sunday, December 15, 2019 Photo: Mark Schiefelbein, AP Attendees hold up their lit mobile phones to mark the six months anniversary memorial for a man who fell to his death while hanging …
  • China’s semiconductor industry could be in big trouble 16 Dec 2019 05:48 China has made developing its own chip industry a matter of patriotic pride. It helps that “China chip” and “China heart” sound the same in the local language. The strain of this 1.7 trillion yuan ($243 billion) endeavor may be too much for the debt- …
  • China rolls out guideline for foreign investment 16 Dec 2019 05:48 China rolls out guideline for foreign investment ISLAMABAD: China has rolled out a guideline for foreign investment that focuses on safeguarding national treatment of foreign-funded enterprises and addresses specific issues of concern. China has banned the …
  • Will China Export Its Surveillance Technology? 16 Dec 2019 05:40 Business Insider ran a disturbing opinion column by their senior finance correspondent: The detention camps where the Chinese government has interned more than 1 million Muslim Uighurs serves a dual purpose. It not only oppresses what the Chinese …
  • Sabah may be new home to China cruise ship firm – Liew 16 Dec 2019 05:39 Liew KOTA KINABALU: Sabah might be the new home to a China cruise ship company that would pull in Chinese tourists with an average spending of RM8,000 per person after the first quarter of 2020, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew. Liew, who is …
  • Chinese Premier says Hong Kong not yet out of its 'dilemma' Li Keqiang meets HK leader Carrie Lam during the latter's regular duty visit in Beijing, where she will also meet President Xi Jinping. Reuters 2019-12-16 12:50:30+08:00 0 16 Dec 2019 05:31 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing today, saying the Asian financial hub was not yet out of its "dilemma" with the city's economy facing an unprecedented and challenging situation. Li met with Lam ( …
  • Yangtze River Delta, vanguard of China's fast-forward opening-up 16 Dec 2019 05:17 With a 358,000-square km expanse, about the same size as Germany, China's Yangtze River Delta region that enjoys exceptional advantages such as a solid industrial foundation, the huge domestic market and reform and opening-up policies, is running on …
  • China Nov home price growth slowest in 2 yrs; property investment at 1-yr low 16 Dec 2019 05:07 BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s new home prices grew at their weakest pace in nearly two years in November while property investment also eased, with tightening policies continuing to cool the market even as some local easing is expected to prevent a sharp …
  • China stocks flat after strong rally on trade deal; Hong Kong slips 16 Dec 2019 05:04 SHANGHAI — China stocks were nearly unchanged on Monday, consolidating their gains following a strong rally in the previous session on reports of a Sino-U.S. trade deal, while investors pondered over the latest economic data. ** The CSI300 index was …
  • US says trade deal is 'totally done' but its success depends on China 16 Dec 2019 04:56 It will reduce some US tariffs on Chinese goods in exchange for increased Chinese purchases of US agricultural, manufactured and energy products by some $US200 billion ($291 billion) over the next two years. China has also pledged in the agreement to …
  • Why China could be cheering for a Trump victory in 2020 16 Dec 2019 04:56 President Donald Trump's announcement that "Phase One" of a trade deal with China had been "agreed to." His news served as a good reminder: While Americans focus on early caucus or primary states and swing states, the most …
  • China's factory, retail sectors shine as trade tensions thaw 16 Dec 2019 04:53 By Kevin Yao and Stella Qiu BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China's industrial and retail sectors beat expectations in November, as government support propped up demand in the world's second-largest economy and amid easing trade hostilities with …
  • Asian markets mixed after US-China trade deal 16 Dec 2019 04:49 Joe Mcdonald, Ap Business Writer Updated 8:19 pm PST, Sunday, December 15, 2019 BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following a U.S.-Chinese trade deal that disappointed some investors. Benchmarks in Shanghai and Hong Kong declined, while …
  • Oil prices fall as investors seek clarity on U.S.-China trade deal 16 Dec 2019 04:35 By Jessica Jaganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices on Monday slid off near three-month highs hit last week as investors searched for clarity beyond the initial impact of a trade deal between the United States and China that's expected to boost …
  • Beijing population falls, gets increasingly gray 16 Dec 2019 03:47   Resident migrant numbers steadily decline as cost of housing increases A blue book released on Saturday showed that Beijing's permanent population has continuously dropped in two recent years while getting much older. Meanwhile, the capital's …
  • China maintains highest growth in recent year 16 Dec 2019 03:46 China maintains highest growth in recent year BEIJING: China's economy has defied growing risks and downward pressure this year, with "sustained and sound development" as summed up by a key annual economic meeting held here. It was noted that …
  • Over 40 Flights Cancelled in Beijing Int'l Airport Over Continued Snowfall - Administration 16 Dec 2019 03:44 Asia & Pacific 05:58 16.12.2019(updated 06:05 16.12.2019) Get short URL https://cdn5.img.sputniknews.com/images/105297/56/1052975691.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png Sputnik …
  • China Nov industrial output growth beats expectations 16 Dec 2019 03:27 BEIJING — China’s industrial output growth accelerated much more than expected to 6.2% in November from a year earlier, a five-month high, official data showed on Monday. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast industrial output would rise 5.0% from a year …
  • Japan shares fall on profit-taking after U.S.-China trade deal 16 Dec 2019 03:27 TOKYO — Japanese stocks fell on Monday, slipping from an over one-year high hit in the previous session, as investors booked profits following an initial rally sparked by a preliminary trade deal between the United States and China. At 0149 GMT, the Nikkei …
  • China's November industrial output, retail sales beat expectations 16 Dec 2019 03:15 BEIJING: China's industrial output and retail sales growth accelerated more than expected in November, suggesting resilience in the economy as Beijing seeks to prop up domestic demand amid the trade war with the United States. Industrial production …
  • China ready to retaliate if Germany bans Huawei 16 Dec 2019 02:55 0 Comments China ready to retaliate if Germany bans Huawei Independent.ie China's ambassador to Germany threatened Berlin with retaliation if it excludes Huawei Technologies as a supplier of 5G wireless equipment, citing the millions of vehicles German …
  • China and U.S. should continue trade talks, remove tariffs -stats bureau 16 Dec 2019 02:54 BEIJING, Dec 16 (Reuters) - China and the United States should continue bilateral trade talks and work towards removing all existing tariffs, China’s National Bureau of Statistics spokesman Fu Linghui said on Monday. Fu also told reporters during a …
  • Bricks and tear gas: Hong Kong police, protesters clash as Carrie Lam visits Beijing 16 Dec 2019 02:43 By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 15, 2019 9:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Police fired tear gas against protesters in Hong Kong before meetings Monday between the territory’s leader …
  • China Stock Market May Extend Friday's Gains 16 Dec 2019 02:40 The China stock market bounced higher again on Friday, one session after it had halted the five-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 45 points or 1.5 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just beneath the 2,970-point plateau and …
  • U.S., China trade talks move to another round 16 Dec 2019 02:31 U.S. and Chinese negotiators are staring at another round of thorny trade talks after toasting a “phase one” deal that scraps fresh tariffs and compels Beijing to buy more U.S. pork, soybeans and other farm products. Capitol Hill hawks pooh-poohed Mr. …
  • China's November industrial output ticks up 16 Dec 2019 02:30 BEIJING--China's industrial production and consumption expanded at a faster-than-expected pace in November, indicating a possible rebound in activity after Beijing moved to arrest an economic slowdown in the country. Value-added industrial output in …
  • Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters ahead of leader’s meeting in Beijing 16 Dec 2019 02:30 Police fired tear gas against protesters in Hong Kong before meetings Monday between the territory’s leader and Communist Party officials in Beijing, ending a lull in what have become regular clashes between riot squads and demonstrators. Police said they …
  • China's Nov home prices growth slowest in nearly 3 yrs; fewer cities reported gains 16 Dec 2019 02:25 * Nov new home prices grow +0.3% m/m vs 0.5% in Oct * Nov annual new home prices expand +7.1% vs 7.8% in Oct * 44 out of 70 cities reported higher prices vs 50 in Oct (Adds further data, analyst comments, context) BEIJING, Dec 16 (Reuters) - China’s …
  • China's Jan-Nov property investment up 10.2% 16 Dec 2019 02:22 BEIJING, Dec 16 (Reuters) - China’s property investment rose 10.2% in the first 11 months of 2019 from a year earlier, slower than the 10.3% growth seen in the first 10 months period, official data showed on Monday. Property sales by floor area increased 0 …
  • Mesut Ozil’s criticism of Muslim crackdown leads to China state TV pulling his game 16 Dec 2019 02:09 Mesut Ozil Chinese TV pulled coverage of Arsenal’s Premier League match against Manchester City on Sunday after the Turkish forward for the London club criticized Beijing’s mass crackdown on ethnic Muslims. Instead of the sports channel of Chinese state …
  • China And US Reset Phasers To Stun 16 Dec 2019 02:05 China and the US reset their phasers to stun on Friday, announcing more details of their “phaser-one” bilateral trade agreement.  Concrete progress at last at de-escalating their trade-war that has dogged both countries, and indeed the world, for the …
  • Details Emerging on the U.S. and China Phase One Agreement 16 Dec 2019 02:02 Both China and the U.S. officials confirmed on Friday that they’ve reached a “Phase One” agreement. Emerging details show the agreement includes some tariff relief, increased agricultural purchases, as well as structural changes to intellectual property …
  • China lifts yuan mid-point to highest in over 4 months 16 Dec 2019 01:55 SHANGHAI — China’s central bank lifted its official yuan midpoint to the highest level in over four months on Monday, reflecting strong gains in spot trading for the currency on Friday as Beijing and Washington managed to pull off a preliminary trade …
  • Uighur re-education camps being closed down, China claims 16 Dec 2019 01:55 At least two major re-education camps in Kashgar in the Xinjiang region have been shut down in recent weeks, The Irish Times can confirm, but observers say while the government strategies in the region are changing, hundreds of thousands of members of …
  • Australia shares gain to 2-week high on rate-cut hopes, U.S.-China trade deal 16 Dec 2019 01:50 * “Phase one” U.S.-China deal boosts commodities, financials * Aussie govt downgrades outlook for economic growth and wages * Downgrade sparks hopes of further rate cut by RBA - analyst By Rashmi Ashok Dec 16 (Reuters) - Australian shares rose 1% on Monday …
  • China's Nov home prices up 0.3% m/m, slowest in nearly 3 years 16 Dec 2019 01:50 FILE PHOTO: Villas of real estate property "Viva Villa" developed by Ping An Real Estate are seen under construction in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China, June 20, 2019. Picture taken June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lusha …
  • Phase one of US-China trade deal to repeal certain tariffs: Report 16 Dec 2019 01:46 The United States and China have agreed to the first phase of a trade deal that, once signed, would see some US tariffs be reduced or repealed. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, speaking to CBS on Face the Nation, said that while there are still …
  • How did 95% of Mukula reach China undetected by Zambian authorities? Zambia Diggers! 16 Dec 2019 01:39 A report by the Center for International Forest Research (CIFOR) on Mukula production and trade revealed that Zambia declared to have exported 3,000 m3 of Mukula logs valued at US$900,000 in 2016, while China declared Mukula imports from Zambia of about 61 …
  • Soccer star Mesut zil under fire in China for criticizing Muslim detention camps 16 Dec 2019 01:39 LONDON — China's approach to human rights and its relationship with global sports were once again in the spotlight this weekend after a soccer star criticized the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority. Mesut Özil, a prominent player for …
  • Marriott Opens Third Sheraton Hotel in Beijing, China Hospitality Net 16 Dec 2019 01:39 Marriott has expanded its portfolio of Sheraton hotels in China with the opening of the Sheraton Beijing Lize Hotel, the third Sheraton-branded hotel in the capital city. Part of Fengtai District, the hotel is located in the new Lize Financial Business …