• European investors still favor China 21 May 2019 01:51   Despite the pressure of the slowing global and Chinese economies, most companies from the European Union with operations in China regard the nation as a top-three destination for current and future investment, according to the annual European Union …
  • China dominates global smart speaker shipments in 1Q2019 21 May 2019 01:43 China dominated the global smart speaker market in the first quarter of 2019, with nearly 51% or 10.6 million units being shipped, following by the US which accounted for 24% of shipments of 5.0 million units, down from 44% in the final quarter of 2018, …
  • Analysis of the Impact of China-Liberia 42 Years of an Amazing Friendship and Cooperation - The New Dawn Liberia 21 May 2019 01:39 There is an old Chinese saying: It is better to teach somebody how to fish than simply give him the fish. In order to help Liberia in the areas of socio-economic development, industrialization, innovation and technical advancement, global economic powers …
  • U.S. eases restrictions on China's Huawei to keep networks, phones operating 21 May 2019 01:39 (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruption for the telecom company’s customers around the world. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Huawei is seen …
  • Former China securities regulator under investigation 21 May 2019 01:34 Shanghai: China’s former top securities regulator – appointed to clean up markets following a 2015 market meltdown – is under investigation for unspecified wrongdoing, authorities said. Liu Shiyu was suspected of “violating the law”, said a brief notice on …
  • Hunan China Sun Pharmaceutical And Senior Executives Fined And Warned By Regulator Due To Violation Of Regulations 21 May 2019 00:54 Jan 30 (Reuters) - Hunan China Sun Pharmaceutical Machinery Co Ltd ::SAYS IT SEES 2018 NET LOSS WIDENING TO BETWEEN 1.927 BILLION YUAN ($286.98 million) AND 1.932 BILLION YUAN.  Full Article Oct 29 (Reuters) - Hunan China Sun Pharmaceutical Machinery Co …
  • No request yet from China for more oil, Saudi Arabia says as United States tightens Iran sanctions 21 May 2019 00:49 Saudi Arabia’s energy minister, Khalid al-Falih, said China had “not yet” asked for more crude oil after the United States decided to end sanction waivers on Iranian oil imports that had permitted Beijing to keep buying from Tehran. The United States …
  • Gold Rebounds as Wall Street Falls on Huawei, China Worries 21 May 2019 00:49 By Barani Krishnan Investing.com - More China troubles, albeit of a tech kind this time, are supporting gold as it seeks a return to $1,300. Bullion and futures of gold hit more-than-two-week lows on Monday, breaking further from last week's bullish $1 …
  • South China Sea: US Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Scarborough Shoal 21 May 2019 00:45 The operation is the second of its kind in the month of May 2019. On Sunday, a U.S. Navy warship conducted a freedom of navigation operation near a feature claimed by China, the Philippines, and Taiwan. USS Preble, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile …
  • Trade deal or not, US must counter China moves to beat us at science and technology 21 May 2019 00:43 U.S. and Chinese trade talks hit a snag this month, imperiling hopes for a deal that the two sides have been pursuing for over a year. The negotiators are working to resolve a broad array of issues rooted in legitimate concern about fairness for U.S. …
  • Coca-Cola, Danone, General Mills Join a Major New Foodtech Hub in China - The Spoon 21 May 2019 00:43 Major CPGs have been on a mission to keep pace with new food trends by partnering with younger companies via startup accelerators and incubators. Now they’re taking the concept to China, where Shanghai-based VC firm Bits x Bites has teamed with the likes …
  • Buddha Jayanti observed in Beijing - Integration Through Media ....! 21 May 2019 00:43 Mahendra Subedi, BEIJING: The Embassy of Nepal in Beijing marked the 2563rd Buddha Jayanti amidst a function on Saturday. On the occasion, nearly a dozen Chinese Buddhist monks from the Buddhist Association of China offered prayers while participants also …
  • Hong Kong and Australia Sign New FTA - China Briefing News 21 May 2019 00:43 On March 26, 2019, Hong Kong and Australia signed a Free Trade Agreement (HKAFTA) and a complementary Investment Agreement (IA). After almost two years of negotiations, Australia and Hong Kong have formalized their trade relationship, which was previously …
  • Southeast Asia Struggles with Trash Rejected by China 21 May 2019 00:43 Southeast Asian nations are facing increased dumping of waste from industrialized nations, with Malaysia and the Philippines threatening to send back trash to countries of origin. Manila has recalled its ambassador and other senior diplomats from Canada …
  • China's Shale Gas Production Comes Up Short 21 May 2019 00:42 After years of poor prospects and meager returns, China's state oil companies continue to pursue shale gas development despite signs that production is failing to meet government goals. State media reports on the progress of extracting China's huge …
  • Worries of longer, costlier US-China trade war hits markets 21 May 2019 00:38 Worries that the United States and China were digging in for a longer, costlier trade war weighed on financial markets on Monday as Beijing accused Washington of harbouring "extravagant expectations" for a deal to end their dispute. Investors …
  • DJI Drones Could Be the Latest Target of Trump Administration's Offense Against China 21 May 2019 00:17 In the middle of a rapidly intensifying fight between the United States and Beijing over Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the Department of Homeland Security warned companies on data security risks if they use commercial drones made in China, according to …
  • China Is Eating Our Lunch While We Watch 21 May 2019 00:04 Batteries Published on May 20th, 2019 | by Barry A.F. 0 May 20th, 2019 by Barry A.F.  To start with, enjoy this Dilbert comic. One way or another, the future is coming for us. While we have not yet “decided” whether it will be climate disaster or climate …
  • China’s tech transfer problem is growing: EU business group 21 May 2019 00:01 Cases of European firms forced to transfer technology in China are increasing despite Beijing saying the problem does not exist, a European business lobby said, adding that its outlook on the country’s regulatory environment is “bleak”. China’s trading …
  • El-Erian: Trump Could Still Have 'Reagan Moment' on China 21 May 2019 00:01 Economist Mohamed El-Erian predicts President Donald Trump stands a chance of creating a new economic world order in his China trade fight. “I think we should not underestimate something ‘Reaganesque,’” the chief economic adviser of Allianz told CNBC. …
  • Exploring Asia's Music Biz: Syracuse Students Launch Trip to Emerging Markets in China, Korea & More 20 May 2019 23:57 Bill Werde is the director of the Bandier undergraduate music industry program and the graduate Audio Arts program at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, as well as Billboard's former editorial director. He is traveling with his students …
  • Jim Cramer: 'Your portfolio should have as little exposure to China as possible' 20 May 2019 23:39 Investors should be wary of claims that China will foot the bill for higher tariffs, CNBC's Jim Cramer said. Rather, those costs will fall on American consumer, and investors should adjust their portfolios accordingly. "As long as President [ …
  • AFL to open office in China 20 May 2019 23:37 "In the next week or two, that will open. We've hired the GM, and we're close to finalising the recruitment of the business development manager. But that sends a strong message about our commitment to China and our long-term perspective. …
  • Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone 20 May 2019 23:30 By Justina Vasquez | Bloomberg May 20 at 7:19 PM U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the …
  • Huawei supply ban roils stocks as U.S. companies begin to cut off China tech giant 20 May 2019 23:29 U.S. companies began complying Monday with a White House order to curb sales to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, sending U.S. technology stocks sharply lower and signaling what’s likely to be widespread fallout that will hurt not just one of China’s most …
  • China Denies Agreeing to ‘Extravagant’ US Trade Deal Demands – Report 20 May 2019 23:25 Business 02:05 21.05.2019Get short URL Washington is seeking to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods as a means of forcing Beijing to accept a new trade deal, according to reports. If Beijing continues to resist US pressure, US President Donald Trump could …
  • Nano GPS Chip Market Analysis by Major Key Players (2019-2026): Fujitsu, VLSI Solutions, Analog Devices, Beijing oLinkStar Co, Unicore Communications 20 May 2019 23:19 The study methodologies used to examine the Nano GPS Chip market for the forecast period, 2019 – 2026 further classifies the industry by type, geography, end-use and end-user to add more precision and bring to light factors responsible for augmenting …
  • US Navy warship sails in disputed South China Sea 20 May 2019 23:19 The US military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, angering Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world’s two biggest economies. The busy waterway is one of a growing …
  • China’s loss in specialty chemicals benefits India 20 May 2019 23:08 The domestic chemicals industry in China is witnessing a slowdown as a result of an overall slower economic growth. Kolkata: China's loss is India's gain. Atleast, that's what, when it comes to chemicals, especially, specialty chemicals market. …
  • U.S. Ambassador to China Defends Religious Freedom in Rare Visit to Tibet 20 May 2019 23:08 “This visit is a chance for the Ambassador to engage with local leaders to raise longstanding concerns about restrictions on religious freedom and the preservation of Tibetan culture and language. He will also learn first-hand about the region’s unique …
  • Huawei ban a salvo in widening US-China standoff 20 May 2019 23:04 (MENAFN - AFP) In effectively banning tech giant Huawei, President Donald Trump has fired a new salvo against China as the United States increasingly sees confrontation as the best way to curb the rising power. The Trump administration has waged an intense …
  • 3 Ways China Can Make the Belt and Road Initiative More Successful 20 May 2019 23:03 As a midsize European country, Italy is keeping a subtle balance between the European Union and China since its signing of a memorandum of understanding on joining Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Understandably, this member of the G-7 might bear …
  • Zinc at 4-month low on China output surge 20 May 2019 23:01 Zinc prices hit four-month lows overnight as investors fretted about rising supplies from top producer China, while industrial metals overall came under pressure from trade tensions between the United States and China. Benchmark zinc on the London Metal …
  • At a Ukrainian aircraft engine factory, China’s military finds a cash-hungry partner 20 May 2019 22:27 ZAPORIZHIA, Ukraine — The president of a top Ukrainian aerospace company says its new Chinese investors often ask the staff for “little conversations.”  They want to know about record-keeping and planning, the setup of production lines and the interplay …
  • China Now Has More Warships Than the U.S. 20 May 2019 22:23 From Popular Mechanics China now has more warships than the United States Navy. The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), informally known as the Chinese Navy, recently hit a landmark number of 300 ships-thirteen more than the U.S. Navy. Although …
  • A legacy of lunacy haunts Kenya’s old railway. Will China’s $3.6B line be different? 20 May 2019 22:22 In 1903, British colonial administrator Sir Charles Norton Edgecumbe Eliot made a bold statement: “It is not uncommon for a country to create a railway, but it is uncommon for a railway to create a country.” The country was Kenya. The railway became known …
  • US sails warship past disputed South China Sea island, angering Beijing amid trade war 20 May 2019 21:53 The US military says one of its warships has sailed close to a disputed island in the South China Sea, eliciting an angry response from Beijing. The US destroyer Preble sailed within 12 nautical miles of Scarborough Reef “in order to challenge excessive …
  • China, US bicker amid trade stoush 20 May 2019 21:48 China has accused the US of harbouring “extravagant expectations” for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as US action against China’s technology giant Huawei began hitting the global tech sector. Alphabet’s Google suspended business …
  • China : Asia: Most markets up but trade row rumbles on 20 May 2019 21:46 May 20, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- Most Asian markets rose Monday after Donald Trump showed signs of conciliation in his trade wars but investors remain on edge over the China-US standoff with some concerns that talks between the two have …
  • Trump Calls for Investigation into Biden's Ties to China 20 May 2019 21:44 President Donald Trump has called for a full investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his family’s financial connections to China, The New York Times reports. “100 percent — it’s a disgrace,” Trump said in an interview with Fox News that …
  • Morgan Stanley analysis says new China tariffs would lead to recession: report 20 May 2019 21:38 If President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'I will not let Iran have nuclear weapons' Rocket attack hits Baghdad's Green Zone amid escalating tensions: reports Buttigieg on Trump tweets: 'I don't care' MORE proceeds with his proposed …
  • US-China Trade War to Blame for GoT Finale Cancelation in China – HBO 20 May 2019 21:32 Asia & Pacific 23:52 20.05.2019(updated 23:54 20.05.2019) Get short URL Speculation and frustration flooded social media Monday as “Game of Thrones” fans in China were informed the streaming company Tencent Video could not air the show’s finale due to …
  • The winner of a U.S.-China trade war could be … Mexico 20 May 2019 21:26 If and when the United States and China finally tire of their trade war and reach a settlement to roll back tariffs, there still will be areas of friction making for an uneasy relationship, among them geopolitics, dominance in high-tech and human rights — …
  • Here are some of the major issues that stand in the way of a US-China trade deal 20 May 2019 21:22 AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Trade negotiations between the US and China stalled this month. The US said China reneged on previous commitments in a draft agreement, leading both sides to raise tariffs on each other. Those reversals included the …
  • "Trade War" song with anti-U.S. lyrics goes viral in China 20 May 2019 21:20 By Jason Silverstein May 20, 2019 / 4:52 PM / CBS News The U.S.-China trade war has set off one unlikely success: a Chinese pop song about the economic clash. It expresses anti-American views — and it's a huge hit on China's social media. …
  • Luckin Coffee's IPO Day Surge Hints At Its Large Market Potential In China 20 May 2019 21:05 The increasing trade tension between China and the US has caused carnage for US listed Chinese ADRs, but Luckin Coffee (LK) was able to surge on its IPO. Priced at $17, the $561 million IPO surged as high as $25.96 before settling at $20.38. While there …
  • Upping the Ante in the US-China Trade War 20 May 2019 21:02 Trans-Pacific View author Mercy Kuo regularly engages subject-matter experts, policy practitioners, and strategic thinkers across the globe for their diverse insights into U.S. Asia policy. This conversation with Nien Su, CEO of Artemis ESG, a boutique …
  • WRAPUP 1-Worries of longer, costlier U.S.-China trade war hits markets 20 May 2019 21:02 WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Worries that the United States and China were digging in for a longer, costlier trade war weighed on financial markets on Monday as Beijing accused Washington of harboring “extravagant expectations” for a deal to end …
  • China's provocative currency move is nudging another flashpoint with Trump 20 May 2019 20:54 Not since 2008 has the renminbi traded above the 7:1 benchmark, although it came close during the meltdown in global markets in October last year. While at a practical level breaching it would matter little, it would attract accusations of currency …
  • Research and development: China and Russia on the Arctic Silk Road 20 May 2019 20:52 As Arctic ice caps retreat, the Northern Sea Route becomes a major issue for Beijing. Before the second BRI summit, Russia announced a bold plan for the Arctic. China's interest in the Arctic is only now becoming manifest, but its Arctic strategy began …
  • China's provocative currency move is nudging another flashpoint with Donald Trump 20 May 2019 20:52 It has passed without much notice that China's currency, the renminbi, has been weakening this month to the point where it is again nudging a critical threshold that would provide another flashpoint in its tense relationship with the United States. The …
  • Redflow cracks China battery market, with deal on EV charging station 20 May 2019 20:49 ASX listed energy storage company Redflow has been tapped to supply 100kWh of its ZBM2 zinc bromine flow batteries for a solar and electric vehicle smart grid project in China, in a deal with Beijing-based flow battery maker ZbestPower. The project, …
  • Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet 20 May 2019 20:45 Alibaba founder Jack Ma was greeted at the Viva Technology conference in Paris like a conquering hero. During an hour-long question-and-answer session on stage, however, he made some rather astonishing claims about the reasons China has succeeded in tech …
  • Apple's China problem isn't going away, HSBC says in its latest warning (AAPL) 20 May 2019 20:01 REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Apple shares fell to a two-month low Monday after HSBC issued its latest warning about China-related concerns. "China, one of the reasons for our Dec 2018 downgrade, remains an issue and we don't see it going away …
  • The $1 Trillion US Debt in China Trade War 20 May 2019 20:00 In the new trade war between the United States and China there have been many misconceptions about what's happening, how we came to this point and what's the way forward and out. On the one side is an ignorant and ill-informed United States …
  • TREASURIES-U.S. yields rise in choppy trading; U.S.-China trade in focus 20 May 2019 19:56 (Adds comment, updates prices) By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, May 20 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury yields rose on Monday, but traded within narrow ranges, reversing course in the afternoon session, as risk appetite improved somewhat despite continuing …
  • TREASURIES OUTLOOK-U.S. yields rise in choppy trading; U.S.-China trade in focus 20 May 2019 19:56 (Repeats to additional subscribers without any changes to text) By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, May 20 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury yields rose on Monday, but traded within narrow ranges, reversing course in the afternoon session, as risk appetite …
  • China denies US claim that trade deal was in place before Beijing ‘changed it’ as new ban hits Huawei 20 May 2019 19:52 China has accused the US of harbouring “extravagant expectations” for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as US action against China’s technology giant Huawei began hitting the global tech sector. Alphabet’s Google suspended business …
  • Perspectives The US-China trade war hurts American families 20 May 2019 19:52 The pain of higher costs for American manufacturers has so far paled beside the severe distress facing American farmers and ranchers, whose sales to China have plummeted since Trump's trade war began. With tariffs looking more permanent with each …
  • China-India Border Talks Remain Stalled Amid Map Burning Controversy 20 May 2019 19:38 Will China’s burning of maps stymie bilateral efforts? By Rajeev Bhattacharyya for The Diplomat May 21, 2019 The recent burning of maps by China that portrayed Arunachal Pradesh as part of India has elicited diverse opinions from different quarters on the …
  • North Korean women ‘forced into sex slavery’ in China – report 20 May 2019 19:21 Image copyright Korea Future Initiative Image caption The trade of North Korean women in China is said to be worth $100m a year for criminal organisations Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to work in the sex trade in China, …
  • China: US unreasonable interests behind failure to reach trade 20 May 2019 19:15 (MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) TOKYO, May 20 (KUNA) -- China said Monday that the US was seeking unreasonable interests by imposing maximum pressure, which was the fundamental reason behind the failure to reach a Sino-US trade deal, state-run Xinhua …
  • China warns about ‘unwavering resolve’ to fight US ‘bullying’ 20 May 2019 18:39 China could retaliate against the US after President Donald Trump blacklisted Huawei Technologies, the Chinese ambassador to the European Union said. Trump upped the ante in his trade dispute with China last week, announcing moves to curb Huawei’s business …
  • China begins sharing hydrological data for Brahmaputra for monsoon season 20 May 2019 18:37 China has begun sharing hydrological data with India on the Bramhaputra river for this year's monsoon season, a senior Water Resources Ministry official said Monday. It is also expected to start sharing data on the Sutlej river from June 1, the start …
  • StockBeat - Apple Slumps as Analysts Warn of U.S.-China Trade Turmoil 20 May 2019 18:33 Investing.com -- Apple slumped on Monday, as Wall Street turned bearish on the iPhone maker in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to hike tariffs on imported products from Beijing. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) fell more than 3% Monday after HSBC …
  • Donald Trump says China won’t overtake US economy under his watch 20 May 2019 18:30 WASHINGTON:President Donald Trump said he was “very happy” with the trade war and that China wouldn’t become the world’s top superpower under his watch. “We’re taking in billions of dollars,” Trump told Fox News Channel’s Steve Hilton when asked about the …
  • U.S. and China recalibrating in their trade talks 20 May 2019 18:23 ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - U.S. President Donald Trump’s unconventional bilateral approach has a multilateral impact. His administration is simultaneously engaged in various key bilateral negotiations, which impact each other due to interrelated geopolitical …
  • China Launches BeiDou Navigation Satellite System Satellite 20 May 2019 18:21 China launching a Long March-3C rocket carrying a BeiDou Navigation Satellite System satellite. Photo: CGTN China launched a new satellite for the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 11:48 p.m. local time …
  • New envoys to India, China, Japan appointed 20 May 2019 18:14 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan approved on Monday appointments of over two dozen ambassadors in various countries including key capitals New Delhi and Beijing. The appointments were long due as several Pakistani missions were without envoys since the …
  • Hebei sees increase in winter sport participation in build-up to Beijing 2022 20 May 2019 18:07 Local authorities have reported a 30 per cent year-on-year increase in the number of people participating in winter sports in Chinese province Hebei, where the majority of the skiing competitions at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games will be held. It is …
  • Bolivian quinoa producers place hope in China - China Dialogue 20 May 2019 18:07 Bolivian producers began exporting organic quinoa to China last December (Image: the International Quinoa Centre) Hundreds of Bolivian farmers have expressed their pleasure at China opening its market to the country’s organic quinoa, 40 tonnes of which was …
  • China Tech Shunned, S&P 500 Shorted as ETF Investors Play Trade 20 May 2019 18:05 Exchange-traded fund investors are shaking up their portfolios to prepare for any fallout from the trade skirmish between the U.S. and China. There’s been a rush into domestically oriented small-cap shares, and out of funds that hold Chinese technology …
  • China Bat Group Reports Qtrly Loss Per Share $0.354 20 May 2019 18:00 6:31am EDT May 20 (Reuters) - China Bat Group Inc ::CHINA BAT GROUP, INC. REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2019 FINANCIAL RESULTS.CHINA BAT GROUP INC - QTRLY BASIC AND DILUTED LOSS PER SHARE WAS $0.354.CHINA BAT GROUP INC - AS OF MARCH 31, 2019, COMPANY HAD CASH OF $ …
  • Why New Submarines Alone Won't Save Taiwan from China Interest 20 May 2019 17:52 After its long request for additional submarines, Taiwan has somehow progressed towards its goal. On May 9, the groundbreaking ceremony of the shipyard for building submarines in Kaohsiung represented a milestone for Taiwan’s indigenous project. After the …
  • Game of Thrones’ finale was blocked in China because of Trump’s trade war 20 May 2019 17:51 Game of Thrones’ series finale streamed around the world last night, giving fans closure just about everywhere — except China. Thousands of Chinese users who rely on streaming platform Tencent Video were outraged to discover they couldn’t access the most …
  • Patriotic Chinese web users are using an anti-U.S. viral song to support Beijing during trade war  20 May 2019 17:48 A song about the trade war has taken off in China amid growing anti-US sentiment in the country.  'If the perpetrator wants to fight, we will beat him out of his wits,' the lyrics of the privately produced song titled Trade War read. It has …
  • US urges China to give Taiwan a role at UN health assembly 20 May 2019 17:42 GENEVA (AP) — The United States is urging China to allow Taiwan to be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency’s biggest annual gathering, the U.S. health secretary said Monday. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar spoke to reporters …
  • China Wikipedia ban is regressive folly 20 May 2019 17:28 Following a virtual media blackout on the breakdown of talks and imposition of fresh tariffs on Chinese goods by Washington, China’s state-run media were let off the leash last week and have been engaging in a concerted propaganda campaign to spin the US …
  • Ag News: Tariff Hike on China 20 May 2019 17:23 **As we’ve all heard, the U.S. slapped 25% tariffs on several fruit and vegetable imports from China, and then China reciprocated. These latest tariffs, enacted at 12:01 a.m. China time on May 10th, are the Trump administration’s last-ditch effort to …
  • Trade War Adds to Woes of European Companies in China 20 May 2019 17:18 BEIJING —  The U.S.-China trade war has not spared European companies in China. More than one-third of them are feeling a direct impact on their businesses and fear the situation will worsen in the coming weeks. “They [European companies] are feeling more …
  • North Korean refugees, some as young as 9, sold into China’s sex trade: report 20 May 2019 17:09 Thousands of female North Korean refugees — some as young as nine years old — are being sold into China’s sex trade, according to a new report from a U.K. non-profit that detailed horrific accounts of rape and abuse. The report from the Korea Future …
  • James Royal: Trump's trade war with China: 5 ways to protect your portfolio against increased tariffs 20 May 2019 17:09 Investors seem to be increasingly worried about a trade war with China, as U.S. President Donald Trump has upped the ante on the Asian economic powerhouse as part of long-running trade tensions between the two nations. Trump has raised tariffs on $200 …
  • Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on 20 May 2019 17:08 DUBUQUE, Iowa (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of hot and sticky supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China. Farmer Ken …
  • Why China Hasn’t Slapped Tariffs On U.S. Oil Imports 20 May 2019 17:07 The United States has quickly become one of the top crude producers in the world thanks to the shale boom fueled by the shale oil and gas powerhouse that is West Texas’ Permian Basin. In fact, the U.S. is on track to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s …
  • Jacobs Engineering: A Great Industrial Stock With Little China Exposure 20 May 2019 17:05 Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) has done a nice job acquiring bite-sized value-enhancing companies in its wheelhouse of expertise that are already producing noticeable effects on the company's financials. It also recently completed the divestiture …
  • Taiwan’s Ruling Party Is Getting Tough on China Ahead of 2020 Elections 20 May 2019 16:55 DPP legislators have prioritized a flurry of new measures aimed to clamp down on cross-strait engagement between Taiwan and China. Taiwan’s looming 2020 presidential election looks set to hinge on the country’s eternal “China question” as its ruling …
  • Hong Kong ‘worried’ over short-term impact of US-China trade war 20 May 2019 16:54 Hong Kong’s political leader Carrie Lam told Irish business leaders on Monday that she is “worried” about the short-term impact of the US-China trade war on the territory’s economy but predicted that strong growth would return in the long term as it pivots …
  • The U.S. - China Trade War 20 May 2019 16:49 Commentary: The U.S.-China trade war has escalated further. On May 10, President Donald Trump announced a new wave of tariffs ranging from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imported products. On May 13, China retaliated by announcing that …
  • Donald Trump tariffs on China could equate to a $2,000 plus tax hike on a U.S. family; report 20 May 2019 16:49 A new report found U.S. citizens would pay the most if President Trump continues to push for his 25% tariffs on China. The president’s suggested tariffs would cost American families the equivalent of an over $2,000 tax hike, likely negating any money saved …
  • Soybean farmers fear China tariffs could shut down business for good 20 May 2019 16:42 Peterson Institute senior fellow Jeffery Schott on whether the U.S. and China will agree on a comprehensive trade deal. The economic outlook for soybean farmers is dire. Trade is the lifeblood of the U.S. soybean industry, and right now it is ebbing away …
  • As China looms, US seeks Taiwan role at UN health assembly 20 May 2019 16:39 GENEVA — The U.S. health secretary says the United States has an “excellent relationship with China,” but insists rival Taiwan should be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency’s biggest yearly gathering. Secretary of Health and Human Services …
  • China's ICBC Says Chen Siqing Become The Bank's Chairman From May 20 20 May 2019 16:33 May 20 (Reuters) - Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd ::APPROVED PROPOSAL ON ELECTION OF HU HAO AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.APPROVED ELECTION OF TAN JIONG AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.APPROVED PROPOSAL ON ISSUANCE OF UNDATED ADDITIONAL TIER 1 CAPITAL BONDS.  …
  • China says US has 'extravagant expectations' for trade deal 20 May 2019 16:27 A top Chinese official said Monday that “extravagant expectations” from the U.S. are hindering trade talks between the two nations, according to Reuters. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang reportedly disputed President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: …
  • RCEP: Aluminium, copper associations caution govt on China’s presence 20 May 2019 16:26 Ahead of a key meeting of senior trade officials of 16 Asia-Pacific countries, including India, later this week, aluminium and copper industry associations have raised concerns especially the likely rise in trade deficit with China due to “alarming” spike …
  • What if China isn’t the trade scoundrel we say it is? 20 May 2019 16:21 In a recent episode of “The Daily,” two American producers — one a farmer, the other a manufacturer of sanitation trucks — explained how President Trump’s trade war is seriously hurting their businesses. Yet both continue to support his efforts, because …
  • China-US trade row rattles European stock markets 20 May 2019 16:15 LONDON: European equity markets slid on Monday (May 20) as investors fretted over the latest flare-up in the China-US trade war. Eurozone heavyweights Frankfurt and Paris were each down around 1.5 per cent at the close, while London held up better. …
  • Cashew exporters eyeing thriving China market 20 May 2019 16:15 Indian cashew exporters are now looking at China in a big way, thanks to changing food habits and rising consumption of cashew among the affluent population there. However, the current import duty of 10 per cent on cashew kernels is a limiting factor for …
  • N Korean girls, women trafficked to China 20 May 2019 16:15 Thousands of North Korean women and girls — some as young as nine — are being trafficked into sexual slavery in China as they try to flee poverty and oppression in their homeland, experts on the North said yesterday. The sexual exploitation of North …
  • China tech transfer complaints rising 20 May 2019 16:13 Cases of European firms forced to transfer technology in China are increasing, despite Beijing saying the problem does not exist, a European business lobby said yesterday, adding that its outlook on the country’s regulatory environment is “bleak.†The …
  • The New New World: As Huawei Loses Google, the U.S.-China Tech Cold War Gets Its Iron Curtain 20 May 2019 16:13 China has spent nearly two decades building a digital wall between itself and the rest of the world, a one-way barrier designed to keep out foreign companies like Facebook and Google while allowing Chinese rivals to leave home and expand across the world. …