All posts tagged "China"
Chinese E-Shoppers Spend Billions on Singles Day
BEIJING — In a bright spot for China’s cooling economy, online shoppers spent billions of dollars Friday on “Singles Day,” a quirky holiday that has grown into the world’s busiest day for e-commerce. The country’s biggest e-commerce...
- Posted November 11, 2016
China’s Plans for Myanmar Town Hold Few Local Opportunities
KYAUKPYU, Myanmar — China’s plan for its foothold on the Bay of Bengal, on Myanmar’s western coast in restive Rakhine state, includes an industrial zone, oil refinery and deep-water port that could transform a sleepy, remote town...
- Posted November 11, 2016
China Unveils Plan to Cut Corporate Debt with Stock Swaps
BEIJING — Chinese authorities unveiled plans Monday to let companies give equity in themselves to banks to pay down soaring debt levels that economists warn might hamper the country’s already slowing growth. Companies that show “good prospects”...
- Posted October 10, 2016
Chemical Weapon For Sale: China’s Unregulated Narcotic
SHANGHAI — For a few thousand dollars, Chinese companies offer to export a powerful chemical that has been killing unsuspecting drug users and is so lethal that it presents a potential terrorism threat, an Associated Press investigation...
- Posted October 7, 2016
Divided America: How China Fueled Pain And Trump Support
HANNIBAL, Ohio – Crushed by Chinese competition and feeling betrayed by mainstream politicians, workers in the hills of eastern Ohio are embracing Donald Trump and his tough talk on trade. For decades, they and others living across...
- Posted September 14, 2016
China Promises Cooperation on Steel at Global Summit
HANGZHOU, China – China agreed to cooperate more closely with its trading partners on its politically volatile steel exports as leaders of major economies ended a summit Monday with a forceful endorsement of free trade and a crowded...
- Posted September 6, 2016
WHY IT MATTERS: China
WASHINGTON – THE ISSUE: Tensions have been rising between China and the United States. China is modernizing its military and pressing its sovereignty claims over the disputed South China Sea, an important route for global trade. The...
- Posted August 22, 2016
Chinese Gov’t Imposes Anti-Zika Regulations to US Exporters
China has reported some 12 cases of the Zika virus infection since the disease was first detected in February
- Posted August 17, 2016
China Ridicules Trump’s Criticism of Its Trade Practices
BEIJING – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is playing the “China-bashing card” in an attempt to rescue his falling poll numbers but has no real ideas to resolve the two nations’ differences, China’s official news agency said...
- Posted August 9, 2016
US stocks slip as falling oil prices punish energy companies
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks wobbled and finished mostly lower Monday as the price of oil continued to nosedive thanks to the strong dollar. Energy companies took the biggest losses as U.S. crude hovered around $40 a...
- Posted August 1, 2016