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Posted on 14 July 2018 | 1:33 pm
How Boeing's Helping US Allies Defend
Motley FoolHow Boeing's Helping US Allies Defend Against ChinaMotley FoolRelations between the U.S. and China have been tense lately, with moves on the trade front having ramped up dramatically in the past several months. That's prompting some U.S. allies to take action to boost their defenses against the increasing threat ...
Posted on 14 July 2018 | 8:49 am
China in the Middle East: Behind Xi's
Aljazeera.comChina in the Middle East: Behind Xi's economic charm offensiveAljazeera.comChina, the world's second-largest consumer of crude, has stepped up its investment in the oil-rich Middle East with a pledge of more than $23bn in loans and millions more in aid. President Xi Jinping also wants talks on free trade areas and is putting ...and more »
Posted on 14 July 2018 | 5:47 am
Confucius Institutes: China's benign
South China Morning PostConfucius Institutes: China's benign outreach or something more sinister?South China Morning PostSoft power or sharp power? It's almost inevitable that such catchy phrases are being used to describe the phenomenal worldwide spread of China's Confucius Institutes in the past two decades. At last count, they have been set up in more than 140 ...
Posted on 13 July 2018 | 9:34 pm
China busts World Cup gambling ring pulling
EngadgetChina busts World Cup gambling ring pulling $1.5 billion in crypto betsEngadgetOfficials in China have busted a World Cup gambling ring that took in over 10 billion yuan (nearly $1.5 billion) in cryptocurrency bets, reports the South China...Chinese Police Bust Crypto Betting Ring Allegedly Worth $1.5 BillionGizmodoall 15 news articles »
Posted on 13 July 2018 | 5:40 pm
China clings to strong yuan despite export
As China's export engine sputters, it is avoiding the seemingly simple fix of letting its managed currency drift lower to improve competitiveness, constrained by the threat of faster capital withdrawal as its economy slows. The yuan has struck record highs this year against the euro , the Indonesian rupiah, and the Australian dollar, a surge that coincided with a shock 15 percent fall in Chinese ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 2:00 pm
China tells Europe not to ignore its new
China's top diplomat in Brussels warned the European Union on Tuesday not to disregard changes to global trade rules set to favour Beijing and which European companies fear will open the bloc to a flood of cheap Chinese goods. World trading powers including Europe are in a bind over how to interpret a World Trade Organization protocol that treats China as a more market-based economy from late ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 9:38 am
World should fear China's actions in
China's efforts to stake its claim to most of the South China Sea should spark fear around the world, with military conflict possible, Philippine President Benigno Aquino told AFP on Tuesday. In an exclusive interview, Aquino also warned that China's increasingly assertive actions raised the spectre of other nations having access cut to vital international shipping lanes and rich fishing grounds ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:45 am
China's economy to grow 6.8% in 2015:
China must carry out promised reforms and rebalance its economy to stem financial risks, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday, as it pointed to slowing growth over the next two years. "For China, the main risk is failure to implement the reform agenda to address financial risks, rebalance the economy, and tap new sources of growth," the Washington-based Fund said in its latest ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 6:25 am
China bank lending rose in March: central
China's bank lending rose in March from the previous month, the central bank said Tuesday, though broader credit growth declined as the world's second-largest economy expands at its slowest pace in nearly a quarter of a century. Domestic banks extended new loans of 1.18 trillion yuan ($190 billion), the People's Bank of China (PBoC) said in a statement, up from 1.02 trillion yuan in February ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:14 am
Investors take a second look at EM as China
Emerging markets (EM) have faced the brunt of this summer's selloff, topped by volatile swings in Chinese stocks this week, meaning for many investors the region as a whole is more or less off limits. But a growing number are now arguing that the supposed ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:39 am
China Oil Giants Eschew Global Jobs Purge as
China’s biggest oil companies say they’ll cut costs, but not employees. As the collapse in crude prices curbs profits and prompts a wave of layoffs in the energy industry from Schlumberger Ltd. to Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Chinese state energy giants say ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:38 am
Scott Walker Is Circling The Drain: Experts
Experts are calling Gov. Scott Walker’s messaging on China “childish” and “harmful”. In an effort to compete with Donald Trump’s surprising surge in the Republican presidential primary, Governor Scott Walker (R-WI), whose foreign policy gaffes ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:33 am
Trailing Trump, Rubio, Walker look for tough
Washington (CNN)Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio spent Friday in South Carolina with the hopes that laying out a tough plan for China and radical Islam would win back some of the oxygen front-runner Donald Trump has sucked from ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:22 am
The CEO of China's fake Goldman Sachs isn't
When it comes to Chinese knockoffs, the sky's the limit. Counterfeiters have already produced millions of fake handbags, along with knockoff iPhones, Apple Watches and even realistic-looking fake Apple and IKEA retail outlets. But now there's a new high ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:31 pm
China's struggle to measure economy clouds
After China reported quarterly economic growth of 7.7 percent this week — far above anemic U.S. and European performance — global markets reacted by falling, wiping billions of dollars off stock prices.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 3:34 am
China criticizes US force strengthening in
In its latest account of national defense efforts, China said Tuesday that the United States is destabilizing the Asia-Pacific region by strengthening its military alliances and sending more ships, planes, and troops to the area.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 10:27 pm
China and Iceland sign free trade agreement
China and Iceland signed a free trade agreement Monday, offering hope to the small North Atlantic country for its recession-battered economy and giving Beijing a leg up in its drive for expanded influence in the Arctic.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 3:04 am
Chinese talent show captivates Taiwanese
A Chinese singing competition that has captivated television viewers in Taiwan is raising concerns about China's cultural influence on the island.
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 11:56 pm
China's economic growth slows in first
China's economic growth slowed unexpectedly in the first three months of the year, fueling concern about the strength of its shaky recovery.
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 7:14 pm