• Locking China out of the dollar system could backfire on America 22 Oct 2019 17:36 LONDON (Project Syndicate) — The recently announced “phase one” agreement between the United States and China has been touted as an important step toward a comprehensive deal that ends the trade war that has raged for over a year. But if you think that …
  • South China Sea: The Disputes and Southeast Asia’s Culture of International Law 22 Oct 2019 17:35 AdvertisingMost observers usually look at the South China Sea disputes with pessimistic eyes. After capturing the attention of the world in 2009, when China for the first time officially introduced the nine-dash-line map, the conflicts in the region has …
  • China’s Missile Might: Strategy Power Projection 22 Oct 2019 17:35 AdvertisingTrans-Pacific View author Mercy Kuo regularly engages subject-matter experts, policy practitioners and strategic thinkers across the globe for their diverse insights into the U.S. Asia policy.  This conversation with Dr. Antoine Bondaz — program …
  • H-1B visa: Why US needs more of India's and China's best and brightest 22 Oct 2019 17:31 In the tempestuous debates about immigration policy, the humble H-1B temporary visa tends to be overlooked. Streams of desperate Central Americans marching toward the border tend to evoke strong emotions on all sides, while tech professionals from India …
  • Youdao: A Risky IPO For China's Online Education Provider 22 Oct 2019 17:25 Investment Thesis Youdao (DAO), the education unit of Chinese Game giant NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES) is looking to IPO on the US market and has amended its initial public offering registration. As the education arm of NetEase, we think it is operating in a fast …
  • Azerbaijani defense minister attends 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum 22 Oct 2019 17:23 An Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has attended the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum. More than 1,300 people, including 76 official delegations, defense ministers from 23 countries, representatives and scholars …
  • Beijing’s sharp power is blunted 22 Oct 2019 16:53 The past few years have seen China chalk up successes overseas with its persistent use of sharp power. With the exception of isolated examples within its own territories, such as the challenges it faces in Hong Kong, China is using its economic clout to …
  • Box Office: Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ Doesn’t Need China To Be A Hit 22 Oct 2019 16:30 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood'SonyBarring a change of heart from China’s government censorship board, which arbitrarily canceled the planned Chinese release of Once Upon A Time... in Hollywood or (even less likely) a change of heart from Quentin …
  • Quentin Tarantino shows how to take a stand against China and shame the censors 22 Oct 2019 16:30 Tarantino, one of the rare directors with the power to demand final cut on his (relatively expensive) films, reportedly has no intention of re-editing the picture — not for Shannon Lee, not for Chinese censors squeamish about the film’s graphic violence, …
  • Rupee rises to 2-week high on US-China trade talks hopes 22 Oct 2019 16:12 MUMBAI: The rupee on Tuesday rose to a two-week high against the US dollar on hopes of partial trade deal between the US and China next month. The domestic currency closed at 70.94 to the dollar, a gain of 20 paise or 0.28 per cent over the previous close …
  • China Is Struggling to Offload Foreign Acquisitions, From Yachts to Pizza 22 Oct 2019 16:07 (Bloomberg) -- China Inc. is struggling to offload overseas businesses and the accompanying debt in an increasingly volatile market. In just a few weeks, companies from yacht makers to luxury clothing and pizza outlets -- acquired by Chinese firms in …
  • China, Russia increase military expenditure but still US far ahead 22 Oct 2019 16:07 China, which is quelling pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule by flexing its military muscle in Tiananmen Square, the site of a bloody massacre where thousands were killed in 1989. The military parade was …
  • ESPN Blog: Criticism of LeBron's China Remarks Undermine Social Justice Efforts 22 Oct 2019 15:59 Last week LeBron James caught considerable flak from the Right and the Left for condemning Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who on Oct. 4, tweeted support for the freedom protesters in Hong Kong. Coming to James' defense on ESPN's The …
  • That new trade deal with China looks awfully familiar 22 Oct 2019 15:43 This article was paid for by Raw Story subscribers. Not a subscriber? Try us and go ad-free for $1. Prefer to give a one-time tip? Click here. Terry H. Schwadron The United States has reached a “very substantial phase one deal” with China in the high- …
  • Taliban say new intra-Afghan peace talks to be held in China 22 Oct 2019 15:33 ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban say a fresh round of intra-Afghan peace talks is to be held in China next week. The announcement raises hopes for renewed negotiations, even as violence surges in Afghanistan’s 18-year war. Suhail Shaheen, spokesman for the …
  • NBA, China, and the Coming Season 22 Oct 2019 15:33 A man wearing a LeBron James jersey wraps himself with a Chinese national flag outside the Mercedes-Benz Arena before the NBA exhibition game between Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai, China, October 10, 2019. (Reuters / Aly Song / …
  • Gold makes modest moves as traders watch Brexit, U.S.-China trade talks 22 Oct 2019 15:22 Gold prices made modest moves on Tuesday, struggling to find direction as investors kept an eye on developments surrounding Brexit and U.S.-China trade talks. “Gold and silver appear to be on a fulcrum, as some renewed optimism on trade is offering …
  • Sport24.co.za | Diamond League gets second China meet 22 Oct 2019 15:22 Paris - The Diamond League international athletics series will expand to 15 meetings next season with an additional event in China, organisers have announced. The IAAF said in a statement that 15 meetings will be staged between April 17 and September 11, …
  • Tech Giants Are No-Shows for China’s Internet Conference 22 Oct 2019 15:05 The who’s who of technology were nowhere to be found at one of the biggest stages when it comes to China internet tech as Google, Facebook and Apple were no-shows amid the U.S.-China trade war, which features key issues like tech. “Many big technology …
  • Mr Xi: When will you return China occupied Ladakh? 22 Oct 2019 15:01 'China physically occupies about 45,000 sq km of J&K as claimed by India, including 3,000 sq km captured in the 1962 War and never returned; and 5,180 sq km ceded to China by Pakistan in 1963.' 'It is hard to justify remaining silent about …
  • Neither U.S. nor China can deliver the knockout blow 22 Oct 2019 14:59 China and America look like two tired boxers. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Project Syndicate) — It is tempting to view the U.S.-China rivalry as just another superpower transition in a long line going back to the classical shift of power from Athens to Sparta. But …
  • Armenia parliament vice-speaker, China ambassador discuss visa issuance 22 Oct 2019 14:51 YEREVAN. – Vice President of the National Assembly (NA) of Armenia, Vahe Enfiajyan, on Tuesday met with Chinese Ambassador Tian Erlong. The purpose of the meeting was to contribute to the strengthening of political and economic ties between the two …
  • Oil rises on optimism about US-China trade deal 22 Oct 2019 14:41 Bearish forecasts of build-up in US crude stockpiles cap gains. PHOTO: REUTERS LONDON: Oil prices rose on Tuesday after China signalled progress in trade talks with the United States, but gains were capped by bearish forecasts of a build-up in US crude …
  • IndiGo scouts for Central Asian destinations, more China flights 22 Oct 2019 14:29 HO CHI MINH CITY : After consolidating its presence in West and Southeast Asia, India's largest passenger carrier IndiGo plans to add more destinations in China next year followed by a likely entry into the Central Asian market. Moreover, the airline …
  • Senator Rubio Says MSCI Indexes Are Weak On China 22 Oct 2019 14:26 Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, want the Thrift Pension System which ... [+] manages military pensions to avoid indexes weighted to China. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)ASSOCIATED PRESSFlorida Senator Marco Rubio wishes the MSCI …
  • India & China in a neck-and-neck philanthropy game, but who wins? 22 Oct 2019 14:22 The two Asian powers, India and China are often pitted against each other, constantly compared for their growth rates, size of economies and number of billionaires to name a few. A recent report by EdelGive Foundation and Hurun India compares the two …
  • This Picture (Plus F-35s) Is How the U.S. Marines Would Fight China in a War 22 Oct 2019 14:13 Key Point: HIMARS packing new missiles could give the Corps a serious and survivable anti-ship capability. Adding F-35s could help the rockets strike with greater accuracy. And swiftly moving the launchers by air could protect them from counterattack ... …
  • Ted Cruz Chides American Companies For Turning Blind Eye To ‘Suppression’ In China: ‘Troubling Line To Cross’ 22 Oct 2019 13:57 Senator Ted Cruz criticized Apple CEO Tim Cook Tuesday for reportedly being named Chairman of the Board for the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, a Chinese business school. “Well they are,” the Texas Republican offered to Fox Business …
  • China Offers Tariff-Free Quota of 10 Million Tons Soybean Purchases From U.S. 22 Oct 2019 13:52 FILE PHOTO: A worker looks on as imported soybeans are transported at a port in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China on Tuesday offered 10 million tonnes of tariff-free …
  • Gold Price Pullback 'Sets Up Next Rally' as China Talks Up US Trade Progress, EU 'Serious' on Brexit Extension 22 Oct 2019 13:51 GOLD PRICES failed to recover yesterday's 0.6% drop against a rallying US Dollar in London trade Tuesday, holding at $1485 as a senior Beijing official said China is "making progress" in its trade talks with Washington.   Both silver and …
  • Barbaric burglars raided a Yo China takeaway in Wolverhampton - making off with a huge wad of cash and a Toyota 22 Oct 2019 13:32 A gang of burglars targeted a Chinese takeaway in Wolverhampton in an early-morning raid. Leaving shattered glass strewn across the floor, the Yo China raiders smashed a door panel to force their way into the fast-food restaurant. The early-morning heist …
  • Gold hovers as traders watch Brexit, U.S.-China trade talks 22 Oct 2019 13:30 Gold futures struggled for direction Tuesday as investors kept an eye on developments surrounding Brexit and U.S.-China trade talks. Gold for December delivery GCZ19, +0.13% on Comex were up $1.10, or 0.1%, at $1,489.20 an ounce, while December silver …
  • Cuba defends peaceful use of ICTs at Internet meeting in China 22 Oct 2019 13:27 Havana, October 22  (RHC) Cuba's First Deputy Minister of Communications, Wilfredo González, advocated in China for the peaceful use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). The official heads the Cuban delegation to the 6th  International …
  • Malaysia poises for FDI gains from US-China trade war, says Dr M 22 Oct 2019 13:20 KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is well-placed to benefit from international companies seeking to relocate their operation from China to avoid United States trade tariffs, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) said. In an interview with Oxford Business Group …
  • China offers tariff-free quota for 10 mln T of U.S. soybean purchases – sources 22 Oct 2019 13:06 BEIJING/SINGAPORE — China on Tuesday offered 10 million tonnes of tariff-free quota to major Chinese and international soybean crushers to import soybeans from the United States, according to two people briefed on the matter. The quota to import U.S. …
  • Amnesty International urge FIFA not to let China host Club World Cup 22 Oct 2019 13:04 0 Comments Amnesty International urge FIFA not to let China host Club World Cup Independent.ie China should not be allowed to “sportswash” its reputation by hosting prestigious events like the Club World Cup, Amnesty International has said. https:/…
  • Charles Barkley Says LeBron James Wasn’t Treated Fairly Over China Situation 22 Oct 2019 12:55 Charles Barkley thinks LeBron James was railroaded over his comments on China and free speech. The three-time NBA champion and Los Angeles Lakers forward drew some serious heat after he essentially threw free speech under the bus in wake of Daryl Morey …
  • U.S. Dollar Rises On US-China Trade Deal Hopes 22 Oct 2019 12:50 The U.S. dollar strengthened against its major counterparts in the European session on Tuesday, as investors cheered signs of progress in U.S.-china trade talks. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said that China had already begun promised purchases of …
  • How has the US-China trade war affected forex? 22 Oct 2019 12:42 Tuesday, October 22nd 2019 - 12:12 UTC The US has slapped tariffs on Chinese exports such as steel, light machinery, and appliances, whilst China has retaliated by imposing tariffs on virtually all American-made products. Image: Pixabay There are many …
  • The unexpected impact of Japan’s free trade leadership on China’s domestic reform 22 Oct 2019 12:37 Author: Rumi Aoyama, Waseda University While the threat of protectionism is looming thanks to the trade war between the United States and China, trade-dependent middle power Japan has stepped up as a free trade champion. The 11-member Comprehensive and …
  • LA rivalry, Zion Williamson and China disputes - the big talking points before new NBA season 22 Oct 2019 12:36 Kawhi Leonard won an NBA title with the Toronto Raptors last season before moving to the Los Angeles Clippers in the summerIt has been a little over three months since the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors 4-2 to win their first NBA title. The …
  • Five Things To Do Now To Secure Alaskan Waters From China And Russia 22 Oct 2019 12:22 Researchers of China's icebreaker Xuelong, or "Snow Dragon", work on the ice. Without American ... [+] presence, this "benign but aggressive" grey zone activity can be used to challenge American maritime sovereignty. Xinhua News …
  • World shares rise after upbeat talk on China-US trade 22 Oct 2019 12:19 Elaine Kurtenbach, Ap Business Writer Updated 7:09 am CDT, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Photo: Ahn Young-joon, AP Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 22, …
  • PODCAST: Airline Business on UK, Delta, Brazil, China, Emirates 22 Oct 2019 12:12 The new edition of the Airline Business podcast is now available. Join executive editor Graham Dunn and managing editor Lewis Harper as they discuss another round of winter failures in the European market – including Thomas Cook's collapse. They also …
  • China to Keep Watchful Eye on US Blacklist, Further Open Up to Foreign Investment 22 Oct 2019 12:07 Business 14:06 22.10.2019Get short URL China’s telecom company Huawei and several other Chinese firms have been put on a US “entity list” that will effectively bar them from purchasing technology from American firms without the US government's consent. …
  • Graham Says Trump Was ‘Stupid’ To Urge China Probe Of Bidens 22 Oct 2019 12:06 The relationship between Donald Trump and top Trump defender Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) continued to show fissures over the weekend, when Graham criticized Trump’s public call for China to investigate 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden. “As to …
  • International game eyes Pacific investment on back of China's stadium funding 22 Oct 2019 11:55 "It is a wonderful development tool that can introduce the sport to nations and peoples that may be new to rugby league. Because of the shortened time to play, it lends itself to festivals or multi-sports games, such as the Pacific Games, and is a …
  • China Hopes Tensions in North Syria Solved Via Political Settlement - Foreign Ministry 22 Oct 2019 11:52 Middle East 13:16 22.10.2019Get short URL BEIJING (Sputnik) - China hopes that the escalating tensions surrounding the United States' statement on its preparedness to initiate an attack on Ankara over its operation in north Syria can be solved through …
  • China in line to host revamped Club World Cup 22 Oct 2019 11:37 China is in line to be chosen by FIFA as host of the first edition of the expanded 24-team Club World Cup in 2021. FIFA’s decision-making body will meet in Shanghai on Thursday to select the venue of its revamped tournament for clubs that is due to be …
  • Beijing gardens open 22 Oct 2019 11:35 The outdoor gardens of the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition that closed on October 9 were reopened to public yesterday. The ticket price is 20 yuan (US$2.83). Children under 6, people with disabilities, senior citizens 60 or older and …
  • LeBron James Plays For China, But Google’s Got Game 22 Oct 2019 11:24 LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during the first half of a game against the Golden ... [+] State Warriors at Staples Center on October 16, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Sean M. Haffey/Getty ImagesSeriously, LeBron James? Sadly for …
  • Hesitant hitmen jailed over botched assassination in China 22 Oct 2019 11:08 Image copyright Nanning Intermediate People's Court A group of hitmen have been jailed after repeatedly trying to subcontract a job to each other in Guangxi, China. Businessman Tan Youhui hired a hitman to "take out" his competitor, Wei Mou, …
  • Senior Chinese diplomat reiterates that U.S. forced trade war on China 22 Oct 2019 10:57 FILE PHOTO: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (Reuters) - The United States has forced an unwanted trade …
  • Oil rises on optimism about prospects for a U.S.-China deal 22 Oct 2019 10:57 LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Tuesday after China signaled progress in trade talks with the United States, but gains were capped by bearish forecasts of a buildup in U.S. crude stockpiles. FILE PHOTO: Oil rigs are seen at Vaca Muerta shale oil and …
  • A guide to Trump's allegations about Ukraine, China and the Bidens 22 Oct 2019 10:57 In recent weeks, President Trump has made numerous allegations concerning Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden, around the September 26 release of the summary of his July 25 call with the Ukrainian president. "There's a lot of talk about Biden's …
  • Oil Prices Rise On US-China Trade Deal Hopes 22 Oct 2019 10:48 Oil prices rose on Tuesday as investors cheered signs of progress in U.S.-china trade talks, helping offset bearish forecasts of a buildup in U.S. crude stockpiles. Benchmark Brent crude rose 0.6 percent to $59.30 a barrel while U.S. West Texas …
  • China blocks almost a quarter of accredited foreign news sites, says watchdog 22 Oct 2019 10:42 Beijing bars its citizens from accessing the publicly available websites of 23 per cent of 215 international news organisations that have journalists based in China, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China said in a statement. — AFP pic WUZHEN, Oct 22 — …
  • Asian markets rise on China-US trade hopes, pound edges down 22 Oct 2019 10:26 HONG KONG: Asian markets rose on Tuesday (Oct 22) on growing optimism that China and the US will sign a partial trade deal next month, while the pound dipped slightly as dealers await another key Brexit vote in Westminster. Donald Trump reinforced hopes …
  • U.S. Corn Bulls Fight To Stay In The Game Amid Weak China Demand 22 Oct 2019 10:26 “Keep the faith:" corn bulls may have to increasingly tell themselves that, as China’s buying remains slow amid its “partial trade deal” with the U.S. and crop weather looks ready to turn supportive. The front-month corn contract of the Chicago …
  • Morrison mends fences with China in Jakarta 22 Oct 2019 10:15 Vice-President Wang made a point of acknowledging the meeting had been instigated by Australia and approved of by President Xi Jinping. He said both parties "attach high importance to this relationship". The Prime Minster and Vice-President were …
  • Forbes China: 50 Top Women In Tech 22 Oct 2019 10:08 Ding Shuji, China Business Strategic Development General Manager, Electronics and Imaging Business... [+] Group, DuPont Dupont Forbes teams in the U.S. and Europe at the end of last year unveiled a series of lists to honor women working in technology …
  • Why Human Rights in China is Critical to U.S. Business 22 Oct 2019 10:08 Pro-Uyghur activists wearing shackles march during a rally against the Chinese government on the... [+] last day of the G-20 summit Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Osaka, western Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) ASSOCIATED PRESS In a recent editorial, “ …
  • Market Sentiment Hinging On Progress In Brexit And U.S.-China Trade Deal 22 Oct 2019 10:00 The British parliament will vote on the Brexit agreement today at 9 pm GMT. In theory, this should be a simple vote, with a definite “yes” or “no” answers. The UK parliamentarians have to report whether they support the Agreement principles approved by the …
  • China issues third batch of 2019 crude import quotas: sources 22 Oct 2019 09:52 SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China has issued more crude oil import quotas for mostly private refiners that will allow them to bring in a further 12.9 million tonnes for the rest of 2019, a document seen by Reuters showed on Tuesday. The third batch of quotas was …
  • China wants WTO sanctions on USA 22 Oct 2019 09:52 CHINA is seeking US$2,4 billion in retaliatory sanctions against the United States for non-compliance with a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling in a tariffs case dating to the Obama era, a document published yesterday shows. WTO appeals judges said in …
  • Asian markets lifted by China-US trade hopes, pound stands ground 22 Oct 2019 09:50 (FILES) In this file photo taken on October 11, 2019 US President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a “Keep America Great” rally at Sudduth Coliseum at the Lake Charles Civic Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana. – US President Donald Trump said on …
  • Oil steadies as traders eye U.S.-China talks, inventory data 22 Oct 2019 09:47 LONDON — Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as bearish forecasts of a buildup in U.S. crude stockpiles offset signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks. Brent crude oil was up 4 cents at $59.00 a barrel by 0840 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude …
  • Foreign enterprises upbeat on China's digital market 22 Oct 2019 09:41 Rashid Galadanci, an entrepreneur from New York, is showing a mobile app for assisted driving to visitors at the Light of Internet Expo, a side event of the 6th World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen, eastern China's Zhejiang Province. Combining …
  • SPAR China announces launch of five new supermarkets 22 Oct 2019 09:35 Oct 21, 2019 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- Two of SPAR ChinaA's Partners, SPAR Shandong and SPAR Guangdong, have continued the successful series of store openings enjoyed this past summer with the launch of five new supermarkets, two in Shandong and three …
  • China Unicom's 9-month profit jumps nearly 12% on cost control 22 Oct 2019 09:26 China Unicom posted service revenue of CNY 198.53 billion for the first nine months of 2019, which represents a decline of 0.7 percent year-on-year. EBITDA amounted to CNY 73.14 billion, up by 10.4 percent year-on-year, while profit jumped 11.9 percent …
  • Venezuelan opposition leader holding "exploratory" talks with Russia and China  22 Oct 2019 09:25 Tuesday, October 22nd 2019 - 09:45 UTC Teresa Belandria, whom Guaido appointed as Venezuela's envoy to Brazil this year said the opposition leader has met with various Chinese delegations in Caracas.  Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido has …
  • Trump optimistic a partial trade deal with China will be signed next month 22 Oct 2019 09:22 Tuesday, October 22nd 2019 - 09:03 UTC “We'll be able to, we think, sign a completed document with China on phase one,” Trump said at the White House. US President Donald Trump on Monday said progress in developing the text of a partial trade pact with …
  • China says world "shocked" at Trump adviser Navarro's pen name for books 22 Oct 2019 09:19 BEIJING, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The world is “shocked” that White House trade adviser Peter Navarro made up a fictitious anti-China economist in his books, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, adding that it is absurd and dangerous to make policy based on …
  • Newt Gingrich: The China threat is real -- And THIS is the key to beating back its economic-military machine 22 Oct 2019 09:16 Former Trump campaign trade and jobs adviser Curtis Ellis on what this means for the trade deal. In the age of Huawei, the Belt and Road Initiative, and China’s state-sponsored companies, we need the United States Export-Import Bank more than ever. The …
  • Ross: China Phase One Must be Right Agreement 22 Oct 2019 09:13 U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Monday suggested the phase one agreement with China doesn’t have to be ready to sign next month. Speaking on Fox Business Network, Ross says, “It has to be the right deal, and it doesn’t have to be in November.” …
  • China Mobile service revenue down 1% on price pressure 22 Oct 2019 09:09 China Mobile reported operating revenue for the first nine months of 2019 down 0.2 percent year-on-year to CNY 566.7 billion. Telecom service revenue fell 1 percent, hurt by the end to domestic roaming charges last year and pressure on data prices. EBITDA …
  • China Sharpens Hacking to Hound Its Minorities, Far and Wide 22 Oct 2019 09:09 SAN FRANCISCO — China’s state-sponsored hackers have drastically changed how they operate over the last three years, substituting selectivity for what had been a scattershot approach to their targets and showing a new determination by Beijing to push its …
  • Jamaica to participate in China International Import Expo 22 Oct 2019 08:55 PRIME Minister Andrew Holness, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, will head Jamaica's delegation to next month's China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Speaking at the recent Jamaica-China …
  • Vietnam attends 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum 22 Oct 2019 08:54 The forum, themed “Maintaining International Order and Promoting Peace in the Asia-Pacific”, attracts hundreds of defence and military leaders, along with experts from many countries and organisations around the world. Addressing a plenary session on …
  • World shares mixed after upbeat talk on China-US trade 22 Oct 2019 08:52 Elaine Kurtenbach, Ap Business Writer Updated 3:45 am CDT, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Photo: Ahn Young-joon, AP Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 22, …
  • GUEST ROOM | Stay in the U.S. or Go Back to China? 22 Oct 2019 08:50 If you ask a Chinese student randomly walking on Cornell campus their plan after graduation, there’s a growing possibility that they could be heading back to China. According to a survey conducted by S.C. Johnson MBA students in the class of 2021 during a …
  • China will keep door open to foreign investment, global industry despite trade tensions 22 Oct 2019 08:47 (Updates to add analyst quote) BEIJING, Oct 22 (Reuters) - China will take steps to safeguard its interests, but won’t close its door to foreign investment and the global industry despite trade frictions with the United States, a Chinese official said on …
  • DFS pioneers WeChat facial recognition payment outside Mainland China 22 Oct 2019 08:44 CHINA (MACAU). DFS Group has introduced WeChat Facial Recognition Payment in Macau. The luxury travel retailer claims this makes it the first international merchant to introduce the platform outside Mainland China. DFS said that partnership enhances the …
  • Hong Kong stocks end higher on U.S.-China trade deal optimism 22 Oct 2019 08:42 * HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used 1.3%, Shanghai->HK daily quota used 0.1% * HSI +0.2%, HSCE -0.2%, CSI300 +0.4% * FTSE China A50 +0.1% Oct 22 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks closed higher on Tuesday as investors cheered the prospects of a Sino-U. …
  • Fiji endorses China – pacific programme of actions on development cooperation. 22 Oct 2019 08:42 The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Honorable Premila Kumar, yesterday endorsed the China – Pacific Programme of Actions on Economic and Development Cooperation at the 3rd China-Pacific Island Countries Economic Development and Cooperation Forum …
  • SCG readies plastic business owners for China-U.S. Trade War in SCG Chemicals Digest 2019. 22 Oct 2019 08:38 Bangkok--22 Oct--SCG The Chemicals Business, SCG, hosted SCG Chemicals Digest 2019, entitled "Keeping up with the World: China-U.S. Trade War," to present an analysis of the ongoing China-U.S. trade war as well as upcoming economic impact, …
  • World's best restaurants 2019 are named by TripAdvisor, with eateries in China and Birmingham ranked 22 Oct 2019 08:38 The world's best fine dining restaurants have been named by TripAdvisor, with Chinese eatery TRB Hutong in Beijing rated number one and Birmingham establishment Adam's coming 10th. They have been handed the accolades as part of TripAdvisor's …
  • Big brother cashing in on China’s Crypto plans 22 Oct 2019 08:37 BEIJING: When Facebook announced plans this year for a cryptocurrency called Libra, it said its goal was to reinvent money for the internet age. What the company probably didn’t imagine was that its efforts might spur China to get there first. China wants …
  • China warns against foreign interference 22 Oct 2019 08:28 BEIJING -- China's defense minister lashed out at U.S. foreign policy Monday, saying China wasn't fazed by sanctions, pressure or a "big stick" approach, while reiterating threats to force the self-governing island democracy of Taiwan to …
  • China’s 2019 coal imports set to rise more than 10% – analysts 22 Oct 2019 08:05 BEIJING/MELBOURNE — China, the world’s top coal buyer, is on track to boost imports of the fuel by more than 10% this year, traders and analysts said on Tuesday, countering earlier expectations that shipments would be capped by Beijing at the same …
  • Euro steadies as dollar picks up gains on U.S., China trade deal optimism 22 Oct 2019 08:05 LONDON — The euro was steady on Tuesday after rising to a two-month high in the previous session versus the dollar as traders waited for the British parliament to vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill as it will shine light on when and how Britain will …
  • Apple CEO Joins Business School In China As Board Member 22 Oct 2019 08:04 Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook has joined the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing as the Chairman of its advisory board, South China Morning Post reported on Monday, Oct. 21. What Happened Cook is taking over the role from …
  • WATCH: China’s Wang Qishan hails Indonesia’s involvement in the Belt and Road Initiative 22 Oct 2019 07:55 Indonesian President Joko Widodo, center, smiles as he speaks to the media upon arrival after his inauguration for his second term, at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Widodo, who rose from poverty and pledged to champion …
  • Military Official: Iran-China Cooperation to Bring Sustainable Regional Security 22 Oct 2019 07:42 TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier-General Mehdi Rabbani reiterated that collaboration between Tehran and Beijing will help the region to attain sustainable security. Brigadier-General Rabbani is currently on a visit …
  • China stocks climb, as techs lend support 22 Oct 2019 07:33 SHANGHAI, Oct 22 (Reuters) - China stocks recouped earlier losses to end higher on Tuesday, bolstered by tech firms as investors cheered their solid earnings as Beijing seeks to support the sector amid a bruising trade war. ** The blue-chip CSI300 index …
  • S.Korean stocks end higher on progress in U.S.-China trade talks 22 Oct 2019 07:24 * KOSPI rises over 1%, foreigners net buyers * Korean won strengthens versus U.S. dollar * South Korea benchmark bond yield falls * For the midday report, please click SEOUL, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korean …
  • China will keep door open to foreign investment, global industry despite trade war 22 Oct 2019 07:23 BEIJING, Oct 22 (Reuters) - China will take steps to safeguard its interests, but won’t close its door to foreign investment and the global industry despite trade frictions with the United States, a Chinese official said on Tuesday. Earlier this month, …
  • Victim identified in China Camp State Park homicide 22 Oct 2019 07:10 MARIN COUNTY (KRON) – The man who was found dead at China Camp State Park on Friday has been identified, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.  Authorities say 22-year-old Jesus Jose Vasquez-Velazquez from Richmond was found around 8 a.m. near …
  • European Shares Seen Opening Up On US-China Trade Optimism 22 Oct 2019 06:57 European stocks look set to open higher on Tuesday as investors cheered further signs of progress toward a resolution of the trade dispute between the United States and China. Hopes for a Brexit deal may also offer some support despite Prime Minister Boris …
  • US-China trade war has significant effect on air cargo - Airlines. 22 Oct 2019 06:57 Freight demand fell again in August, according to the latest figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Air cargo demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period in …