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Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension

Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in fo...

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension

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| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
22:39, 05/27/2019

China to halt individual tourism permits for Taiwan amid rising tension China will stop issuing individual travel permits for Taiwan to people in 47 mainland cities from Aug. 1, its culture and tourism ministry said on Wednesday, citing the state of ties with the self-ruled island, but gave no details....
14:13, 07/31/2019

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral relations....
02:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension....
01:39, 05/23/2019

China says strongly opposes Bolton meeting Taiwan official China's foreign ministry said on Monday that Beijing strongly opposes a meeting this month between U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton and Taiwan's national security chief David Lee....
10:13, 05/27/2019

U.S. 'playing with fire' on Taiwan, China says ahead of defense meeting The United States is "playing with fire" with its support for self-ruled Taiwan, China said on Thursday, in angry comments ahead of a meeting between Defence Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan....
14:00, 05/30/2019

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei executive in Vancouver....
02:26, 07/14/2019

China rages against Bolton meeting as anti-invasion drills begin in Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting between top officials from the US and Taiwan....
08:00, 05/28/2019

METALS-Copper heads for 5th week of decline amid U.S.-China trade tension Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange are on track to fall for a fifth straight week, as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions sparked concerns about weak demand....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Wyoming may hold the key to the rare earth minerals trade war with China America depends on China for 80% of its rare earth imports. But mining experts say Wyoming may play a key role in making the U.S. mineral-independent: Its Bear Lodge mountain range is home to an estimated 18 million tons of rare earth....
21:13, 07/10/2019

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s navy has held a major live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes. Wednesday’s drills are part of the annual Han Kuang exercises tha...
10:26, 05/22/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper approach to relations with Beijing....
04:00, 05/08/2019

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economie...
10:26, 06/06/2019

China’s saber-rattling on rare-earths trade has US officials looking for options Rare earth oxides. Clockwise from top center: praseodymium, cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, samarium, and gadolinium. (credit: Peggy Greb, US Department of Agriculture) On Wednesday, Chinese newspapers ran commentaries warning the United States that ...
19:00, 05/31/2019

China, U.S. trade officials talk ahead of Trump-Xi meeting Senior Chinese and U.S. trade officials spoke by telephone on Monday ahead of talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump set for later this week, as the world's two largest economies remain locked in a tariff war....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Pew survey: 60% in US hold dim view of China amid trade war Rising tensions over trade have dimmed Americans' opinions of China. A new Pew Research Center poll finds that 60% say they have an unfavorable view.       ...
02:26, 08/14/2019

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export controls for materials that are critical to......
13:39, 06/05/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four years, according to his embassy. Ambassador Terry Branstad is visiting China’s Qinhai province ...
12:00, 05/20/2019

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea.        ...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country's trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government...
19:39, 07/12/2019

Security officials tracking 2020 election interference by Russia, China, and Iran Intelligence and law enforcement officials say they are tracking efforts by Russia, China, and Iran to influence voters ahead of the 2020 elections and do not believe hackers have been able to disrupt election infrastructure — so far....
02:26, 06/25/2019

China's DJI plans to build drones in California amid U.S. security concern Chinese manufacturer SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest producer of consumer drones, said on Monday it plans to use a company warehouse in California to assemble them, a move that follows security concerns raised by some U.S. lawmakers....
21:39, 06/24/2019

Global security officials to hammer out united 5G security approach Global cooperation is key to ensuring the security of 5G networks, cyber security officials said on Thursday at a meeting in Prague aimed at hammering out how to combat threats as nations begin rolling out next-generation telecoms equipment....
20:13, 05/02/2019

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of American civilization....
03:00, 05/23/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Science of uranium enrichment amid Iran tension NEW YORK (AP) — Iran made a veiled threat this week to enrich uranium stocks closer to weapon-grade levels amid rising tensions in the region. That would mean going beyond the level of potency allowed by the 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powers, an accord that the Trump administration pulled out of last year....
05:00, 06/13/2019

Iran gears up for high-stakes diplomacy amid tension with US ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As its nuclear deal with world powers unravels amid heightened tensions with the U.S., Iran will see a week of high-stakes diplomacy capped by the first visit of a Japanese prime minister to Tehran since the 197...
18:13, 06/09/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
18:39, 06/22/2019

Japan's Abe warns of armed conflict amid soaring U.S.-Iran tension Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned of unintended clashes in the crisis-hit Middle East after meeting the Iranian president in Tehran on Wednesday, amid a brewing confrontation between Iran and the United States....
23:52, 06/12/2019

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thursday, winning a series for the first time in a month....
01:13, 05/17/2019

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
22:52, 05/29/2019

Pete Buttigieg returns to South Bend amid tension over police shooting Mayor will attend peace walk and event for Eric LoganDemocratic candidate faces questions over race relationsPete Buttigieg returned to South Bend on Saturday to attend events in memory of Eric Logan, an African American man shot dead by a white poli...
17:52, 06/29/2019

China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability The United States' actions on Taiwan and the South China Sea are hardly conducive to maintaining stability in the region, a senior Chinese military official said on Saturday, responding to comments by acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan....
12:52, 06/01/2019

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
16:52, 06/17/2019

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
00:00, 05/28/2019

Amid Gulf Tension, Navy Deploys Warship To Ensure Indian Vessels' Safety Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran as well as recent incidents related to maritime security, the Navy has deployed its warships in the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to reassure the......
22:52, 06/20/2019

Navy Officers Board Indian Crude Oil Carriers Amid Persian Gulf Tension With the distinct possibility of a military conflict between the United States and Iran, the Indian Navy is set to embark officers and sailors onboard Indian crude oil carriers which enter and exit......
16:52, 06/21/2019

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
22:26, 06/16/2019

China says US ‘further aggravated’ tension on Iran BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.S. has “further aggravated” tensions over the Iran nuclear issue. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Wednesday that China appreciated Iran’s “strict implementation” of its 2015 nu...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Hundreds of orcas hold an annual meeting and now we may know why We may now know why Orcas mysteriously meet near Australian every year. Underwater canyons funnel squid to the area making it a perfect feasting spot...
16:26, 06/24/2019

Masked Hong Kong protesters hold rare press conference Three masked youngsters from Hong Kong's anti-government movement took the unusual step of holding a press conference to demand democracy, condemn pro-Beijing leaders.        ...
20:13, 08/06/2019

North, South Korean musicians hold rare joint performance A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music...
15:39, 05/12/2019

China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if no deal was reached at June's G20 summit....
13:00, 06/11/2019

| IAEA to hold special meeting on Iran on 10 July The UN's nuclear watchdog said Friday it will hold a special meeting on Iran's nuclear programme next week, days after Tehran breached one of the limits set in a 2015 deal with world powers....
14:26, 07/06/2019

Arcadia future on hold as crucial meeting adjourned The future of Sir Philip Green's retail empire remains in the balance after a meeting to secure backing for a rescue plan was adjourned until 12 June....
23:39, 06/05/2019

Stocks, dollar hold gains with all eyes on Fed meeting European shares tip-toed higher alongside government bond yields on Monday, as investors braced for what is shaping up to be a crucial week for global monetary policy....
13:26, 06/17/2019

MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime costs, following a string of reports in The Post that highlighted the issue. The MTA spent $1.3 billion i...
15:00, 05/09/2019

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
21:26, 06/12/2019

Russian foreign minister to hold rare talks with U.S. counterpart next week: TASS Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold rare face-to-face talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Finland next week, TASS news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Friday....
13:13, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if no deal was reached at June's G20 summit....
13:39, 06/11/2019

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong as tensions rose on the eve of what is expected to be Hong Kong’s fo...
19:00, 06/30/2019

PM Modi To Hold Meeting On Economy, Jobs On June 22, Say Sources Amidst growing concern over the slowdown in the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting with economists and financial experts on June 22 to discuss all issues related to growth and......
15:39, 06/14/2019

Kacey Musgraves, the rare country singer to address gun control, says ‘hold your politicians accountable’ The musician pointed out that she hails from Texas and is familiar with hunting and gun culture, but she said the recent tragedies deserve a different response....
05:26, 08/06/2019

The Latest: UAE officials visit Iran for rare talks Officials from the United Arab Emirates and Iran have met to discuss maritime security for the first time in six years amid a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf...
13:52, 07/31/2019

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were resuming trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the two countries would resolve an ongoing trade war....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Trade group to hold meeting of airlines affected by Boeing's grounded 737 MAX A trade group is inviting airlines that use Boeing Co 737 MAX jets to meet next week to discuss challenges they face as a result of the grounding of the airline model involved in two fatal crashes, as they prepare to reintroduce the planes into opera...
03:52, 05/16/2019

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf....
01:26, 07/22/2019

Intel says customers stockpiling chips on U.S.-China tension, hikes forecast Intel Corp forecast current-quarter profit and revenue above estimates and raised its full-year revenue forecast on Thursday, allaying concerns about a global semiconductor sales slowdown and curbs on U.S. sales to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd....
08:00, 07/26/2019

Oil climbs 3% on hopes U.S.-China trade talks resume, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hold an extensive meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this month....
19:52, 06/18/2019

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more th...
21:52, 07/24/2019

U.S., Mexico Officials to Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border security....
19:39, 06/05/2019

LSU basketball coach regrets not meeting with LSU officials Reinstated LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade acknowledges making "some mistakes," says he should have taken the meeting with school officials        ...
01:13, 05/29/2019

METALS-Copper slides as prolonged U.S.-China trade tension clouds sentiment Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell to their multi-month lows on Thursday amid an unresolved Sino-U.S. trade tension and after Chinese President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead....
10:52, 05/23/2019

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
09:26, 08/01/2019

Breeders’ Cup officials tight-lipped about today’s meeting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mum’s the word, as Breeders’ Cup officials meet in Lexington. Could the event be  coming to Churchill Downs sooner than expected? Cup officials already told LEX 18 they will  have no comment on the meeting ...
19:26, 06/27/2019

China hopes to ensure U.S.-China meeting a success: foreign ministry China's foreign ministry said on Friday it hopes the United States will meet China halfway and ensure their meeting is a success, when asked about talks between the Chinese and U.S. presidents on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan....
10:52, 06/28/2019

How Officials Faced Leeches, Mountains To Hold Polls In Arunachal Pradesh A 41-member election team visited Kra Daadi district of Arunachal Pradesh on April 27 for re-polling. On their way back, they were stranded due to inclement weather....
09:52, 06/14/2019

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tens...
02:39, 08/17/2019

Fed Officials Signal Quarter-Point Rate Cut Likely at July Meeting Federal Reserve officials signaled they are ready to cut interest rates by a quarter-percentage point at their coming meeting, while indicating the potential for additional reductions because they are worried about a slowdown in global growth, an inc...
20:13, 07/19/2019

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a leaders' summit a few days later, Reuters reported, citing sources with direct knowledge of the pla...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
19:52, 05/29/2019

China says U.S. should 'not play with fire' on Taiwan China's top diplomat Wang Yi warned the United States on Friday that it should "not play with fire" on the question of Taiwan, expressing anger about a planned U.S. arms sale....
19:26, 07/12/2019

China tells US: Hands off Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting between top officials from the US and Taiwan....
15:52, 05/28/2019

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary...
03:26, 06/13/2019

Pakistan requests U.N. Security Council meeting on Kashmir Pakistan has asked the United Nations Security Council for an urgent meeting on the contested Kashmir region also claimed by India, according to a letter released by Pakistan's foreign ministry on Wednesday....
11:26, 08/14/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, opening a new chapter in a political stalemate afte...
08:00, 05/16/2019

In a rare media briefing, Pentagon officials seek to depoliticize massive military cloud project Top Defense Department officials say they don't want to delay a massive cloud contract award more than necessary "because our adversaries are moving ahead at their own pace."...
19:00, 08/10/2019

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
22:26, 07/18/2019

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall impact of the dispute....
06:52, 06/06/2019

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Taiwan says China has stepped up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the self-ruled and democratic island, and asked national security agencies to counter the campaign....
13:52, 05/10/2019

China says it won’t rule out using force to reunify Taiwan China says it will not “renounce the use of force” in efforts to reunify Taiwan with the mainland and vows to take all necessary military measures to defeat “separatists”...
06:39, 07/24/2019

Taiwan complains about Spain's extraditions to China Taiwan is accusing Spain of double standards when it comes to extraditing criminal suspects to China after the government in Madrid sent to Beijing a group of 94 Taiwanese citizens accused of telephone and online fraud....
05:26, 06/14/2019

Pro-China groups step up offensive to win over Taiwan When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channel: A Taiwanese party that advocates the unification of China with the self-ruled, democratic island....
03:39, 06/26/2019

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets for America’s tech giants to move some production back to Taiwan. They’re also looking for cheaper la...
19:52, 05/31/2019

U.S. Rare Earths Revival Planned Amid Trade Conflict An American chemicals company and an Australian miner want to build the first rare-earths separation plant in the U.S. in years, seeking to shore up supplies of important commodities caught up in the U.S.-China trade conflict....
15:52, 05/20/2019

Jared Kushner has been meeting with Trump campaign officials to discuss fundraising strategy Kushner and campaign chief Brad Parscale regularly hold strategy sessions on how to improve messaging about Trump's accomplishments to small-dollar donors, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter....
00:13, 07/18/2019

Johnson and Trump talk security and trade ahead of first meeting Boris Johnson and Donald Trump have discussed trade and security issues as they prepare for their first face-to-face talks since Britain's new prime minister took office....
20:13, 08/02/2019

Blasts hit Bangkok as city hosts major security meeting Six bomb blasts wounded at least four people at three sites in Bangkok on Friday, as the Thai capital hosted a Southeast Asian security meeting with top diplomats from the United States, China and other world powers....
08:39, 08/02/2019

China orders boycott of top film awards in Taiwan Movie stars from mainland China have been banned from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards — dubbed the "Chinese-language Oscars." It's seen as the latest step by Beijing to up pressure on the self-ruled island....
19:13, 08/07/2019

China refuses to rule out force over Taiwan reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory and is pushing for reunification....
15:26, 06/02/2019

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China said it would sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, a retaliatory move that is expected to have minimal effect on defense companies but is likely to further complicate efforts to resolve the simmering trade dispute betwe...
20:26, 07/12/2019

Powerful Typhoon Bypasses Taiwan and Heads Toward China Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Taiwan and China because of Typhoon Lekima, and officials on the mainland are worried about torrential flooding....
16:39, 08/09/2019

Taiwan Set to Receive $2 Billion in U.S. Arms, Drawing Ire From China The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
11:13, 07/09/2019

China Says It Will Not Rule out Using Force to Reunify Taiwan With the Mainland (BEIJING) — China said it will not renounce the use of force in efforts to reunify Taiwan with the mainland and vowed to take all necessary military measures to defeat “separatists.” In a national defense white paper released Wednes...
07:52, 07/24/2019

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region. Taiwan’s parliament passe...
05:52, 05/30/2019

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
11:26, 07/09/2019

China won't rule out force in reuniting Taiwan with mainland The Chinese government said Wednesday it will not rule out the use of force and vowed to take all necessary military measures in efforts to reunite Taiwan with the mainland....
09:52, 07/24/2019

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
12:13, 05/21/2019

Taiwan president says China steps up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Foxconn Founder Terry Gou Wants to be Taiwan’s President—and a Go-Between for U.S. and China If you want to know how focused Terry Gou is on the campaign trail, look at his pants. When the billionaire Foxconn CEO gives televised interviews, senior aides crouch by his feet, just off camera. If he strays off message, they’re primed to st...
17:52, 07/11/2019

US says Taiwan defense spending to rise with China threat America’s top representative in Taiwan says Washington expects the island to continue increasing its defense spending as security threats to the U.S. ally continue to grow...
09:26, 08/15/2019

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
20:13, 07/31/2019

China, an Eye on Elections, Suspends Some Travel Permits to Taiwan The move appeared intended to influence politics on the self-governing island, and possibly to prevent exposure to Taiwan’s democratic elections or sentiment that favors Hong Kong’s protesters....
20:39, 07/31/2019

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
09:00, 07/16/2019

Taiwan: China refuses to rule out force over reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory and is pushing for reunification....
06:00, 06/02/2019

Taiwan's president to visit U.S. in July, angering China Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States in July while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said on Monday, angering China, which urged Washington not to allow her to visit....
20:13, 07/01/2019

China signals won't follow Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan's example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
07:52, 05/29/2019

State Legislature to hold hearing on Con Ed amid NYC blackouts “The hearing will examine Con Edison’s preparedness and response to the blackouts that have left tens of thousands of New Yorkers in the dark this summer as well as consider remedies to ensure system reliability in the future."...
05:39, 07/25/2019

House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship question – live Democrats voted in oversight committee to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt over failure to supply documents relating to the questionSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.46am BST The response to the George Stephanopoulo...
01:52, 06/13/2019

UN Security Council To Hold Closed-Door Talks On Kashmir Today: Report The UN Security Council (UNSC) is to hold closed-door consultations on the Kashmir developments on Friday at the request of China, a diplomat at the Security Council told IANS today....
21:52, 08/15/2019

Trump unveils immigration and border security bill in Cabinet meeting U.S. President Donald Trump presented a bill to his Cabinet on Tuesday aimed at boosting border security and overhauling the current immigration system to make it more merit-based, a senior administration official said....
22:52, 07/16/2019

Three small blasts hit Bangkok as city hosts major security meeting The first explosions were heard just before 9 a.m. (0200 GMT) at two sites near central Bangkok. A third blast was heard shortly afterwards at a government complex hosting several ministries on the northern side of the city....
15:00, 08/02/2019

China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate Taiwan, president Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts....
09:13, 05/10/2019

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities to travel to Taiwan, citing the current state of relations between the two sides. The ban is effective...
11:52, 07/31/2019

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
07:26, 07/10/2019

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
19:26, 07/12/2019

China To 'Fight At All Costs' For 'Reunification' With Taiwan: Defence Minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over......
10:13, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 2-China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
13:26, 07/15/2019

Taiwan president to visit U.S. this month, move likely to anger China Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said on Monday, in a move likely to anger China, which considers the island a renegade province....
09:26, 07/01/2019

Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covering up June 4 Tiananmen crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigils in the region to commemorate the event....
10:26, 06/04/2019

China to 'fight at all costs' for 'reunification' with Taiwan: defense minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over its military presence in Asia....
05:26, 06/02/2019

Huawei Lambasted by China's Online Users for Taiwan Listing China's online users turned their patriotic wrath Wednesday on major domestic phone maker Huawei for not toeing Beijing's line when referring to Taiwan and Hong Kong....
15:00, 08/16/2019

US Warship Sails Through Taiwan Strait, Stirs Tensions With China China expressed "deep concerns" on Thursday over a US Navy warship sailing through the Taiwan Strait, a day after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if Taiwan moved toward independence....
13:52, 07/25/2019

Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus announced an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the renewal of the carrier's single-aisle fleet from U.S. rival Boeing a day after the U.S. planemaker made a shock entry into Airbus-supplied IAG....
12:26, 06/19/2019

China's military warns against growing threat from Taiwan 'separatists' China has warned against what it describes as a growing threat from "separatists" in Taiwan, and said it would not rule out using force against the self-governed island Beijing regards as part of its territory....
10:39, 07/24/2019

Taiwan's marriage law brings frustration and hope for LGBT China Public acceptance is improving, but in some cases Chinese authorities are moving in the other directionIt was a landmark moment for LGBT rights. When Taiwan passed a law allowing same-sex couples to marry, crowds in Taipei erupted into cheers, chanti...
09:39, 07/05/2019

US warship crosses through Taiwan Strait after China says US using 'power politics' The U.S. Navy said Wednesday it sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and mainland China one day after Beijing said the United States is undermining global stability through “power politics.”...
21:26, 07/25/2019

Taiwan Urges China To Renounce Use Of Force As Beijing Warns Of War Taiwan on Wednesday called on China to renounce the use of force against the self-ruled island, hours after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan's independence....
17:00, 07/24/2019

Trump opens 'third front' against China with Taiwan fighter jet sale President Trump has decided to approve a major sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, advancing a substantial upgrade of the island’s military defenses amid an array of tensions with China....
12:13, 08/17/2019

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
15:13, 06/04/2019

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed China’s defense minister is warning its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters...
05:52, 06/02/2019

Powerful Typhoon Makes Landfall in China After Bypassing Taiwan Typhoon Lekima was expected to move north toward Shanghai on Saturday. About 700,000 people were relocated before the storm’s arrival, state media said....
07:39, 08/10/2019

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. The Forces for the Declaratio...
13:26, 05/02/2019

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is readying new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture....
16:13, 07/16/2019

California officials OK security deal for men’s-only retreat SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A secretive men’s-only retreat hosted by an elite club that has included former U.S. presidents and business leaders will receive security protection from a Northern California county, despite criticism from female members ...
20:26, 06/11/2019

AOC, Pelosi set meeting amid heated Democratic spat The meeting is supposed to be a next step in bringing together a sometimes-fractured Democratic caucus, with the social media savvy “squad” splitting from Pelosi on recent votes....
06:13, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U.S. allies, according to lawmakers and analysts....
15:39, 06/26/2019

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon sa...
15:26, 07/09/2019

Taiwan's China Airlines plans to upgrade fleet with Boeing 777 freighters Taiwan's China Airlines Ltd has provisionally ordered up to six Boeing Co 777 freighters, the companies said on Wednesday, as the carrier attempts to modernise its cargo fleet....
11:13, 06/19/2019

China to halt individual Taiwan tourism permits for 47 mainland cities China's culture and tourism ministry said on Wednesday it will stop issuing individual permits for travel to Taiwan for people in 47 mainland cities from Aug. 1 due to the state of relations with the island....
09:26, 07/31/2019

China Steps Up Pressure On Taiwan, Halts Individual Travel Permits China stepped up pressure on Taiwan on Wednesday as it announced the suspension of individual travel permits to the self-ruled democratic island "due to current cross-strait relations"....
13:52, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after its U.S. rival made a shock entry into the single-aisle fleet of British Airways owner IAG....
12:26, 06/19/2019

The Trump Administration Just Backed the Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan. China Won’t Be Happy (Bloomberg) –– The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that will likely anger China at a key moment in trade talks with the U.S. The State Department h...
23:52, 08/16/2019

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province....
15:00, 07/15/2019

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait and calls for sanctions against US companies China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a part of its territory....
14:39, 07/15/2019

Taiwan’s iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in Presidential Run Terry Gou, who on Friday stepped back from his electronics empire, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beijing as the trade war simmers....
11:39, 06/21/2019

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he burst into tears of joy....
05:39, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
12:39, 07/13/2019

China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giving a reason, in the latest sign of rising tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island....
13:52, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
20:26, 07/12/2019

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syphilis....
09:52, 07/15/2019

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
18:26, 07/09/2019

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2bn worth of tanks, missiles and related equipme...
21:52, 07/12/2019

Papua New Guinea to hold key parliament session amid leadership turmoil Papua New Guinea's lawmakers gathered on Tuesday for a crucial sitting of parliament, with opponents vowing to topple the government of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, who clings on despite promising to resign three days ago....
08:52, 05/28/2019

Warsaw to Hold Gay Pride Parade Amid Fears and Threats in Poland The largest pride parade in Central and Eastern Europe comes as a government campaign depicts the gay rights movement in Poland as a threat to families....
11:26, 06/08/2019

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
01:13, 06/09/2019

U.S. officials to brief diplomats on maritime security initiative for Gulf U.S. officials will speak to members of the Washington diplomatic corps on Friday about a new initiative to promote freedom of navigation and maritime security around the Strait of Hormuz, the State Department said on Wednesday....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to sell over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, testing China - sources The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
23:13, 06/05/2019

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn's Gou in opposition's presidential primary A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party's nomination for the 2020 presidential election, beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and issuing a direct challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen who is seeking re-election....
16:52, 07/15/2019

Taiwan opposition party picks pro-China mayor for 2020 presidential race Taiwan's main opposition party on Monday picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing....
11:26, 07/15/2019

After Taiwan buys arms, China holds military drills on southeast coast China's military recently carried out air and naval drills along its southeast coast, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday, following the latest arms sales from the United States to self-ruled Taiwan, which China claims as a renegade province....
08:39, 07/14/2019

China suspends mainland movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was suspending mainland Chinese movies and their personnel from participating in Taiwan's annual Golden Horse Film Festival this year, without giving a reason....
05:00, 08/07/2019

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties to China....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Fashion firms apologise for implying Taiwan and Hong Kong separate from China Coach and Givenchy among brands criticised on Chinese social media as Hong Kong protests fan nationalism A number of global brands have apologised to Chinese customers for implying that Taiwan and Hong Kong are independent countries, as tensions moun...
04:39, 08/13/2019

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peace deal has triggered anxiety among many Afghans....
14:13, 08/03/2019

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, ...
19:13, 07/12/2019

Chinese delegation to hold trade talks in U.S. amid tariff hike threat A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He is expected to follow through on plans to visit the United States this week, amid U.S. plans to increase tariffs on Chinese goods....
06:26, 05/07/2019

Afghan officials: Taliban target security forces, killing 7 Afghan officials say the Taliban have targeted security checkpoints in northern Sari Pul province, killing at least seven members of the country's security forces....
11:13, 05/13/2019

Derby officials say Maximum Security broke interference rule Derby officials say Maximum Security broke interference rule by interfering with the path of several horses in Saturday's race        ...
11:26, 05/05/2019

Trump talks Afghanistan troop withdrawal with top security officials President Trump met Friday with his top security officials to try to figure out how to withdraw from Afghanistan, where the US has been mired in fighting since the months after 9/11. Team Trump is considering a phased withdrawal of about 5,000 of the...
09:52, 08/17/2019

Taiwan reports voyage of 2 US warships through Taiwan Strait Taiwan’s defense ministry says 2 US warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday in a move that Beijing said threatened to hinder U.S.-China relations...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Democrat lifts hold on Treasury nominees amid ongoing fight over Trump's tax returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is dialing back his threat to block Treasury Department nominees, saying he will allow hearings on three nominees to proceed....
17:39, 07/19/2019

Andrew Wakefield, others hold anti-vaccine rally amid raging measles outbreaks Enlarge / Andrew Wakefield, disgraced former doctor found to have committed fraudulent research. (credit: Getty | Peter Macdiarmid) Andrew Wakefield, Del Bigtree, and other prominent anti-vaccine advocates unleashed fear and toxic misinformation ...
02:26, 05/15/2019

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China....
03:52, 06/18/2019

Top secret: Trump's revamp of U.S. security clearances stumbling - officials, report At a time when the United States says China is aggressively spying on its government, a push by President Donald Trump to fix the system that determines who can and cannot be trusted with secrets is behind schedule and disorganized, according to U.S....
13:13, 06/19/2019

Trump to meet security officials on Afghanistan as concerns mount about US withdrawal President Trump is expected to meet with his top national security advisers on Friday to review a US-Taliban peace plan that could end America's longest running war -- but could also trigger a surrender for the US and a betrayal of the Afghan governm...
11:52, 08/16/2019

Kabul car bomb blast targets foreign aid group: security officials A car bomb targeted an international aid organization in an upscale area of Kabul, the Afghan capital on Wednesday, the third day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, sending a plume of smoke and dust into the sky, security officials said....
12:00, 05/08/2019

Gunmen battle security forces in five-star hotel in Pakistan: officials Three gunmen attacked a luxury hotel in Pakistan's southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security forces from inside the building, security officials and the army said....
17:52, 05/11/2019

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk appetite in check....
08:26, 06/17/2019

Afghanistan records tenth polio case in 2019 as security worsens: officials Afghanistan, one of the last countries in the world where polio is still endemic, has registered its 10th case this year, with most coming in southern regions where Taliban militants have wide control, a senior health official said on Wednesday....
17:52, 06/26/2019

Top U.S., Israeli, Russian security officials to meet in Jerusalem in June: White House White House national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem in June to discuss regional security issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
02:52, 05/30/2019

Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China’s claims in the region. A ministry statement says the ships passed t...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Rare photos of 19th-century China Before the arrival of photography, the Western imagination of China was based on paintings, written travelogues and dispatches from a seemingly far-off land....
10:39, 07/02/2019

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone 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 semiconductors and software in smartphones ...
07:13, 05/21/2019

Northern China damaged by rare tornado A rare tornado swept through a northern Chinese province on July 3. The storm caused damage to homes, cars and downed power lines.        ...
03:00, 07/06/2019

Are Rare Earths the Next Pawn in the US-China Trade War? China is the world's largest producer, and processor, of 17 elements that are key ingredients in smartphones, airplanes, medical devices, and military gear....
19:52, 06/17/2019

Can China stop rare earths exports to the US? As China looks for ways to retaliate against the US amid an escalating trade row between the two giants, speculation is rife that Beijing could slash the export of rare earth metals as a counterstrike to US tariffs....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Rare albino panda discovered in China The bear seen on camera in Sichuan province is believed to be only one or two years old. Massive conservation efforts have seen the wild panda population begin to bounce back across southern China....
23:00, 05/27/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. security adviser Bolton meets S.Korean officials to discuss N.Korea, alliance U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
06:00, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. security adviser Bolton meets S.Korean officials, seeks stronger ties U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
10:00, 07/24/2019

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a number of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements...
18:52, 05/29/2019

Why Rare Earths Could Give China a Trade War Cudgel 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 semiconductors and software used in smartph...
23:13, 05/30/2019

US ambassador to China to make rare visit to Tibet US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad's trip to Tibet will be the first to the region by an American envoy in four years. He is expected to raise concerns about human rights violations there....
11:13, 05/20/2019

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
03:00, 05/30/2019

Why Europe needs to monitor China's rare earths threat European manufacturers will need to keep an eye on China's "near-monopoly" on the extraction and supply of rare earth minerals as they move toward electric power, experts have told CNBC....
08:13, 06/06/2019

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet The U.S. ambassador to China is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region's unique culture and language....
08:52, 05/20/2019

China ready to hit back at U.S. with rare earths: newspapers China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States, Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions between the world's two largest economies....
15:00, 05/29/2019

3 Oil Tankers ‘Sabotaged,’ Gulf Officials Say, Amid Heightened Tensions With Iran (FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates) — Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as a “sabotage” attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. While details of the inci...
21:13, 05/13/2019

Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat....
11:13, 07/14/2019

Trump set to meet with officials on Afghanistan, amid concerns over withdrawal plans President Trump is set to meet Friday with top security officials on the way forward on Afghanistan, possibly moving toward a phased withdrawal – something critics warn could lead to the Taliban taking hold of the country once again. ...
19:52, 08/16/2019

U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials to discuss North Korea, alliance U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
05:26, 07/24/2019

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf. John Bolton tweeted he had arrived in the...
06:13, 05/29/2019

China's rare earths exports fall in May; shipments usually volatile Rare earth exports by China, the world's dominant producer, fell 16% in May from a month earlier amid an increased focus on the raw materials due to the Sino-U.S. trade war, although the drop was in line with usual trading....
12:26, 06/10/2019

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on rare earth exports to the U.S. and has threatened t...
19:13, 06/08/2019

China June rare earth magnet exports to U.S. fall 3.9% from May China's exports of rare earth magnets to the United States fell 3.9% in June from the previous month, customs data showed on Saturday, as concerns persist that Beijing will curb supply of rare earth products as part of its trade war with Washington....
06:26, 07/28/2019

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and suppress China, its commerce ministry said....
11:52, 05/30/2019

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
20:00, 06/19/2019

In China, Public Talk of Sex Is Rare. Could a ‘Pleasure Community’ Change That? Strangers gathered in Beijing to discuss a subject rarely addressed publicly in China: how to satisfy a woman. These workshops come at a fraught time for Chinese feminists....
22:39, 06/02/2019

EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
00:52, 06/04/2019

European shares sink after China hint on rare metals European shares slipped on Wednesday, as Chinese newspapers warned Beijing was ready to use its supply of rare metals in an increasingly bitter trade dispute with the United States, sending investors scurrying for perceived safe havens globally....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
01:00, 06/04/2019

The State Department puts China first on rare earth metals HARGEISA, Somaliland — To most Americans, anarchy, intervention, and the Black Hawk Down fiasco define Somalia. By any reasonable metric, the country has not improved much since. Somalia has had the dubious honor to be crowned the world’s most corrup...
20:52, 08/07/2019

Rare All-White Albino Panda Caught On Camera In China A rare all-white panda has been caught on camera at a nature reserve in southwest China, showing albinism exists among wild pandas in the region, state media reported....
17:26, 05/26/2019

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms....
07:26, 06/25/2019

US officials urge some adults to get revaccinated against measles amid worst outbreak in 25 years Most adults should be protected from the measles, though some may need to be vaccinated amid the worst year for the disease in 25 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says....
23:26, 04/30/2019

Trump says he'll have 'extended' meeting with China's Xi Confirmation of the meeting comes after President Trump repeatedly threatened to raise tariffs if Xi didn’t sit with him at the June 28-29 summit in Osaka....
22:52, 06/18/2019

Afghan president launches re-election bid amid worsening security Afghan President Ashraf Ghani launched his re-election campaign on Sunday, promising to start peace talks with the Taliban after decades of war and to transform his nation into a trade hub....
19:52, 07/28/2019

Heightened security and anxiety in Kashmir amid fears of unrest People queue for hours for petrol and cash, following evacuation of thousands of tourists and pilgrimsPeople across the Indian-administered side of Kashmir queued for hours outside petrol stations and cash machines on Sunday following a heightening o...
20:26, 08/04/2019

China, U.S. hold 'productive' trade talks in Beijing China and the United States held "productive" trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday and will continue discussions in Washington next week, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, as the two try to end their trade war....
11:13, 05/01/2019

China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize its supply-dominance of the prized minerals in its trade war with Washington....
15:52, 06/06/2019

China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the Asian nation will maintain its near-monopoly on refining and powerful leverage in trade talks....
05:52, 05/30/2019

China ready to hit back at U.S. with rare earths: ruling party newspaper China's Communist Party newspaper warned the United States on Wednesday that the country was ready to use rare earths to strike back in their bitter trade war, saying in an extremely strongly worded commentary "don't say we didn't warn you."...
07:39, 05/29/2019

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S....
15:52, 05/31/2019

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species on the "most wanted" list published by the Global Wildlife Conservation....
08:39, 07/19/2019

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S....
22:13, 05/21/2019

China Ready To Hit Back At United States With Rare Earths: Reports China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States, Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions......
14:52, 05/29/2019

China's Minmetals says to close rare earth unit after pollution violations The rare earths arm of state-owned China Minmetals Corporation said one of its units would halt production with immediate effect from Thursday after failing to rectify a series of environmental offences....
08:39, 08/17/2019

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese media reported that the country may cut exports of such minerals....
03:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. leaves rare earths, critical minerals off China tariff list The United States has again decided not to impose tariffs on rare earths and other critical minerals from China, underscoring its reliance on the Asian nation for a group of materials used in everything from consumer electronics to military equipment...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Puerto Rico officials order governor, aides to hand over phones amid scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday executed search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid scandals that have provoked 10 days of protests demanding his resignation and took a toll on tourism....
02:00, 07/24/2019

Puerto Rico officials seek to search governor's phone amid protests, scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday were executing search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid a corruption scandal that provoked 10 days of protests demanding his resignation and took a toll on touris...
00:52, 07/24/2019

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human r...
03:00, 07/15/2019

Hindu pilgrimage begins amid high security in Indian Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of Hindu pilgrims have begun the arduous trek to an icy Himalayan cave in disputed Kashmir with tens of thousands Indian government forces guarding roads and mountain passes. The pilgrims, many of them barefooted asce...
13:13, 07/01/2019

DJI unveils plans to start assembling drones in US amid security concerns The world’s largest consumer drone maker also rebutted security concerns on its products, saying it does not collect customer data or send it back to China....
09:00, 06/26/2019

Election security push stumbles amid White House resistance Senate Democrats and Republicans can agree on perhaps just one thing about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. But bipartisan legislation to address foreign intrusions is all but ...
04:00, 05/03/2019

30 nations pitch internet security rules amid Huawei concern Officials from over 30 countries have proposed a set of principles to ensure the safety of next generation mobile networks amid concerns over the use of gear made by China’s Huawei...
16:13, 05/03/2019

Maximum Security earns redemption with Haskell win amid another inquiry for interference There would be no disqualification for Maximum Security this time as the horse won the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.       ...
03:26, 07/21/2019

Iran, U.A.E. Discuss Maritime Security Amid Heightened Tensions in Gulf United Arab Emirates officials arrived in Iran on Tuesday to discuss maritime security in the Persian Gulf, amid efforts to address threats to commercial ships passing through the important oil supply route that have heightened regional tensions....
19:52, 07/30/2019

Trump looks to 'maintain his engagement' in meeting with China's Xi at G20 President Donald Trump considers his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Japan this week an opportunity to "maintain his engagement" and see where China is on their trade dispute, a senior U.S. official said on Monday....
06:00, 06/25/2019

China says briefed by U.S. on latest Trump-Kim meeting China has received a briefing from the United States on the latest meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, China's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, in a call between two senior diplomats....
02:52, 07/06/2019

China is not budging ahead of Xi-Trump G-20 meeting The Chinese Ministry of Commerce maintained a firm stance against the U.S. during a weekly press conference on Thursday, less than two days ahead of a scheduled meeting between the leaders of the two countries....
13:39, 06/27/2019

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
02:00, 05/23/2019

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
02:13, 05/23/2019

China raises pollution violations at Minmetals rare earth unit: Xinhua State-owned China Minmetals has failed to rectify a series of pollution offences at its rare earth production unit despite being ordered to do so, the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday, citing the environment ministry....
11:00, 08/15/2019

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week, the U.S. Embassy said Saturday. Terry Bransta...
16:00, 05/25/2019

China Grants Rare Tibet Visit To US Envoy, Asks For "Unbiased Judgement" China, which granted a rare permit for US Ambassador Terry Branstad to visit Tibet, on Monday hoped that the American envoy would make an "unbiased judgement" about the conditions in the Himalayan......
17:00, 05/20/2019

China June rare earth exports rise, snapping two months of declines China's rare earth exports rose by 9% in June from May, customs data showed on Friday, snapping two months of declines that had stoked worries over supply from the world's top producer of the materials amid the Sino-U.S. trade dispute....
14:00, 07/12/2019

China, U.S. agree to hold more trade talks: Vice Premier Liu He China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He told Chinese state media in the United States on Friday, following a round of discussions in Washington which he described as "honest" and "constructive"...
20:52, 05/11/2019

Canada needs to ‘hold China accountable’ for flow of fentanyl: Scheer Chinese labs are thought to be the source of much of the powdered form of the synthetic drug that has displaced less potent opioids in Canada's street-drug supply....
06:52, 06/01/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
20:26, 05/17/2019

Washington theater cancels conservative filmmaker’s play amid security threats “FBI Lovebirds: UnderCovers” writer/producer Phelim McAleer claims Studio Theatre's cancellation is a result of censorship, not legitimate safety concerns....
22:26, 05/29/2019

Walmart hires extra security for Nogales store, amid weekend shootings NOGALES, Ariz. – With the recent shootings in Texas and Ohio, police presence has increased in border towns. Security services contracted by Walmart, contacted the Nogales Police Department, Monday. “They were interested in hiring off-dut...
05:39, 08/09/2019

Trump to decide on $300 billion China tariffs after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would decide whether to carry out his threat to hit Beijing with tariffs on at least $300 billion in Chinese goods after a meeting of leaders of the world's largest economies late this month....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Trump ready to slap more tariffs on China after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he does not reach a trade deal with China's president at a Group of 20 summit later this month....
23:13, 06/10/2019

Trump anticipates 'productive' meeting with China's Xi on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump said he expected a productive meeting with China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday, highly anticipated talks on the sidelines of the G20 Summit amid the U.S.-Chinese trade tensions....
10:52, 06/28/2019

Trump Ready To Slap New Tariffs On China After G20 Meeting President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he does not reach a trade deal with China's president at a G20 summit later this......
01:52, 06/11/2019

Pompeo criticizes China after meeting top diplomat in Bangkok U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's actions in Asia after meeting his Chinese counterpart for the first time this year amid political tension between the two countries....
08:39, 08/02/2019

Pompeo reverts to China criticism after meeting top diplomat U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reverted on Thursday to criticism of China's actions in Asia, speaking out at a regional forum against Chinese "coercion" in disputes over the South China Sea and dam-building on the Mekong River....
15:00, 08/01/2019

Trump agrees to no preconditions for meeting with China's Xi: Kudlow U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to no preconditions for his high-stakes meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend and is maintaining his threat to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said...
04:52, 06/28/2019

China hoping Trump-Xi meeting will help bridge differences BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign ministry says it hopes a meeting later this week between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will help build trust and resolve “outstanding issues.” Spokesman Geng Shuang gave...
13:52, 06/25/2019

Will Decide On China's Tariffs After G20 Meeting: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said that he would wait until after a G20 meeting in Japan at the end of the month before deciding whether to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods that could be worth $325......
19:39, 06/06/2019

Weapon of choice? China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize its supply-dominance of the prized minerals in its trade war with Washington....
11:26, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Eyeing China, Pentagon sends report on rare earth minerals to Congress The U.S. Defense Department has submitted a report to Congress on rare earth minerals as it looks to reduce American reliance on China, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, amid mounting concern in Washington about Beijing's role as a supplier....
22:26, 05/29/2019

Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
18:52, 06/29/2019

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Treasury yields rise ahead of G-20 trade meeting between US and China Treasury yields rose on Friday as investors got ready for a crucial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
17:13, 06/28/2019

US, China trade meeting ends with sharp response to Trump U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin shook hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He before beginning trade talks in Shanghai....
11:52, 07/31/2019

Ross Tempers Expectations of a U.S.-China Trade Deal at G-20 Meeting Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross played down prospects of a major trade deal if President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet at the Group of 20 summit this month, but he said he believes the two sides will ultimately get back to negotiations....
01:39, 06/17/2019

U.S., China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets with hope that an escalating trade war between the two countries would abate....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Dow tumbles again ahead of high-stakes US-China trade meeting US stocks tumbled on Thursday, with focus on a high-stakes meeting between the United States and China that could decide the fate of a long-awaited trade deal, even as additional tariffs on Chinese goods loomed. At a Wednesday rally in Florida, Presi...
21:39, 05/09/2019

U.S. Treasury chief to plan for trade meeting in China soon: spokesman U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will plan for another trade meeting in China at some point soon, a Treasury spokesman said on Tuesday, adding to President Donald Trump's earlier statements that U.S. dialogue with Beijing was continuing....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Trump decision on China tariffs depends on Xi meeting: U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on whether to impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods is contingent on the outcome of his meeting this weekend with Chinese President Xi Jinping, for which no preconditions have been agreed, a senior Trum...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Senior U.S.-China trade negotiators to confer before Trump-Xi G20 meeting Aiming to jumpstart dormant talks, the top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he will confer with his Chinese counterpart before next week's meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Japan as the two countries ta...
23:26, 06/19/2019

WRAPUP 5-Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
09:13, 06/30/2019

China city puts incinerator project on hold after protests - state media The city of Wuhan in central China has put a controversial garbage-burning power plant on hold and promised not to proceed without the approval of residents, the Global Times newspaper said on Tuesday, following days of protests....
03:00, 07/09/2019

China Trade Talks "Back On Track", New Tariffs On Hold: Donald Trump The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in......
14:00, 07/01/2019

US and EU officials disagree about countering China European allies need to stop underestimating China when considering sensitive economic partnerships, a U.S. official warned Thursday in a display of disagreement with Europe over how to counter the communist power....
22:26, 06/06/2019

U.S. national security adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday on a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
00:52, 07/21/2019

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet for talks on trade....
14:13, 06/27/2019

U.S., China did not raise trade at G20 finance, health ministers meeting: Japan Aso Neither the United States nor China raised the issue of trade at Friday's joint session of finance and health ministers of the Group of 20 major economies, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters after the meeting....
15:52, 06/28/2019

China, US Agree At Xi-Trump Meeting To Restart Trade Talks: Report Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump agreed Saturday to re-launch the stalled negotiations to end the bruising trade war, according to the Chinese state media which......
19:00, 06/29/2019

China urges U.S. to cancel sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately cancel sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet for talks on trade....
12:39, 06/27/2019

Trump suggests 'personal meeting' with China's Xi on Hong Kong protests President Trump in a tweet Wednesday evening suggested a “personal meeting” with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid tensions in Hong Kong and fears that an escalating trade war could trigger a global recession....
09:52, 08/15/2019

USDA reports large U.S. soybean sale to China ahead of Trump-Xi meeting The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday reported a large soybean sale to China, an apparent goodwill gesture a day before the first meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in seven months....
23:39, 06/28/2019

Amid 'mass confusion' on popular CBD products' legal status, Feds hold hearing The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about popular cannabis compounds such as CBD.        ...
22:39, 05/31/2019

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
00:00, 05/25/2019

China, US officials meet for trade talks in Shanghai U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin shook hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He before beginning trade talks in Shanghai....
07:52, 07/31/2019

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tailspin, President Trump is praising Chinese President Xi Jinping and offering to help him resolve the ...
11:52, 08/16/2019

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting....
06:39, 06/08/2019

Integrity of China’s Three Gorges Dam questioned despite officials dismissing it as safe China’s Three Gorges Dam, the world’s biggest and most controversial hydropower structure, was rumored to have been cracking and splitting as people posted satellite images of the structure last week. Chinese officials stated the structure was sound,...
21:39, 07/10/2019

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei: officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a White House official and Commerce Department spokesman said Friday....
08:52, 08/10/2019

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei - officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a White House official and Commerce Department spokesman said Friday....
07:13, 08/10/2019

Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives from the United States and China are arranging to resume talks next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
04:52, 07/04/2019

Three Gorges Dam is safe, say China officials, dismissing online rumors China's controversial Three Gorges Dam, the world's biggest hydropower project, is structurally sound, officials said, denying rumors on social media it was at risk of collapse....
13:52, 07/09/2019

China's ZTE Follows Huawei With Brussels Cyber-Security Lab ZTE opened a cyber-security lab in Brussels on Wednesday, aiming to boost transparency four months after bigger telecoms equipment rival Huawei did the same to allay concerns about spying....
22:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives of the United States and China are organizing a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
12:26, 07/04/2019

China behind massive Australian National University hack, intelligence officials say Officials fear data breach may be used to recruit students or university alumni as informantsIntelligence officials believe China may have been behind a massive data breach which compromised the personal details of thousands of Australian National Un...
05:00, 06/06/2019

US-China officials discuss trade, Mnuchin suggests possible in-person talks "Right now we're having principal-level calls and to the extent that it makes sense for us to set up in-person meetings, I would anticipate that we would be doing that," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters....
04:39, 07/19/2019

U.S.-China officials discuss trade; Mnuchin eyes possible in-person talks U.S. and Chinese officials spoke by telephone on Thursday as the world's two largest economies seek to end a year-long trade war, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggesting in-person talks could follow....
08:26, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong officials unaware if China is preparing to send in military ​T​op Hong Kong police officials on Thursday said they were not aware of any plan to use Chinese troops to crush mass protests that have paralyzed the city for months as photos captured paramilitary forces gathering just miles from the border. The th...
21:52, 08/15/2019

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democracy....
15:00, 07/29/2019

US trade chief is expected to discuss China with officials from Japan and EU this week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan at the ministerial meeting of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris....
13:26, 05/22/2019

China tightens security on 30th anniversary of Tiananmen BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have stepped up security around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, a reminder of the government’s attempts to quash any memories of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests 30 years ago. Extra checkpoint...
04:39, 06/04/2019

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
12:26, 08/11/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging shares, FX dip after China warns on rare earth supply Emerging market stocks and currencies fell on Wednesday as new headlines about the U.S.-China trade dispute pressured markets, while uncertainty about cabinet appointments added to the South African rand's woes....
12:39, 05/29/2019

China's top negotiator may have diminished role in trade talks ahead of dinner with US officials China's top trade negotiator, Liu He, will meet with President Donald Trump's trade team on Thursday without the title "special envoy" for President Xi Jinping, suggesting he may have less authority to make concessions that could be key to ...
20:26, 05/09/2019

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has described as "Bay of Bengal" security initiative to......
12:39, 06/13/2019

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, accusing Beijing of depriving them of their rights, diplomats sa...
05:39, 07/03/2019

China formally arrests two Canadians on national security grounds Chinese authorities have formally arrested two Canadians who have been held in detention for five months on suspicion of espionage, in a move likely to increase tension between Ottawa and Beijing....
14:52, 05/16/2019

China's Xi to present Trump with terms for settling trade fight: WSJ, citing Chinese officials Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present U.S. President Donald Trump with a set of terms the United States should meet before Beijing is ready to settle their trade dispute, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
12:39, 06/27/2019

China to bid on D.C. Metro rail deal as national security hawks circle China's CRRC plans to bid on a big Washington D.C. subway project as it doubles down on a charm campaign in the United States to quash a rising chorus of critics who have cast the rail car maker as a threat to cyber security and U.S. industry....
14:00, 05/09/2019

China asks for U.N. Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week, diplomats say China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir....
03:00, 08/16/2019

China Formally Arrests Australian Writer on National-Security Grounds China formally arrested an Australian writer on alleged national-security grounds, his lawyers said, advancing a case that has added to tense relations between Beijing and Australia....
21:13, 07/18/2019

Treasury Secretary Finds No Security Concerns With Google Work in China Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and President Trump have found no national-security concerns about work Google is doing in China, a rebuke of claims made by billionaire Peter Thiel....
17:13, 07/24/2019

U.S. seeks to renew Pacific islands security pact to foil China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday negotiations have begun with three Pacific island nations to renew a national security agreement that would help Washington counter growing Chinese influence in the region....
12:39, 08/05/2019

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world’s two biggest economies are engaged in the bitterest trade war since the 1930s. President Donald Trump mo...
08:52, 05/11/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember that....
08:26, 05/16/2019

Amid trade war, China’s Xi talks up economy BEIJING (AP) — Amid the trade war with the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expressing confidence in the resilience of the Chinese economy. In an interview with Russian media published Wednesday, said strong consumer demand is helping d...
11:13, 06/05/2019

Arsenal to learn Uefa's Europa League final security plan amid concerns over Henrikh Mkhitaryan's safety Uefa are set to confirm in the next 24 hours whether they will meet the security requirements requested by Arsenal to ensure Henrikh Mkhitaryan can play in the Europa League Final....
14:13, 05/15/2019

Markets Take a Nosedive Amid Trump’s Trade War With China (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks sank, with contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding as much as 460 points, after China retaliated with higher tariffs on a range of American goods. Treasuries jumped with the yen on demand for haven assets...
16:52, 05/13/2019

China's yuan slips to 11-year low amid trade war China's yuan has slumped to an 11-year low, prompting US President Donald Trump to accuse Beijing of "currency manipulation." The dive has also shaken other currencies in the region....
22:13, 08/05/2019

Amid Trade War With US, China's Xi Jinping Says No Civilization Superior China will only be more open to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as he denounced as "stupid" those who believe in cultural superiority, in his first public address since trade......
16:39, 05/15/2019

Dow Jones drops over 600 points amid US-China trade war BEIJING — Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese products. Duties of 5% to 25% will take effect on June 1 ...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China amid a deepening trade war....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Oil prices steady amid US-China trade dispute Oil prices steadied on Wednesday after falling at the start of the session, with the potential for damage to the global economy and fuel demand from the intensifying China-U.S. trade dispute continuing to cast a shadow over the market....
06:13, 08/07/2019

Oil prices mixed amid US-China trade impasse Oil futures were mixed on Monday, with U.S. crude edging lower, as investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects amid a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks....
08:39, 05/13/2019

Wall St. steadies amid U.S.-China trade jitters U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
22:13, 05/30/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies to 25% for $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in the midst of last-ditch talks to rescue a trade deal....
11:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.-China trade war on agriculture. A ...
02:00, 05/12/2019

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's tariff announcements, it lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
18:52, 06/19/2019

China's GDP growth slumps to 27-year low amid trade war with US China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakening global demand....
09:52, 07/15/2019

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
20:00, 05/23/2019

The U.S. and China Will Resume Talks Amid Ongoing Trade War U.S. officials and some outside experts say they expect this week’s meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to head off an escalating trade war and restart trade negotiations between the world’s two largest econom...
14:52, 06/24/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says it will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods amid last-ditch talks to rescue a trade deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump signaled that talks could drag on beyond this week....
14:39, 05/10/2019

"Differences Should Not Become Disputes": India To China Amid J&K Move Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today sent out a crucial message to China, which recently expressed its strong disapproval of the government's Kashmir move, especially the creation of a separate Union......
14:43, 08/12/2019

China says all parties at Vienna nuclear meeting aim to safeguard nuclear deal All parties to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran want to safeguard the accord and strongly oppose Washington's decision to unilaterally re-impose sanctions on Tehran, the head of the Chinese delegation said after a meeting of the pact members....
19:52, 07/28/2019

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Indian and Pakistani-administered Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated to resolving matters of international peace and security, for the ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

U.S. Seeks to Resolve Other Trade Disputes Amid China Impasse With U.S.-China trade talks at an impasse, President Trump moved to tackle festering trade disputes with U.S. allies and North American neighbors. The administration agreed to end metals tariffs on Canada and Mexico, and postponed a decision on auto ...
02:13, 05/18/2019

Amid Trade War Between US, China, India Finds An Opportunity: Report Economies, including Vietnam and Malaysia, have benefited from businesses trying to sidestep tariffs, while India has largely missed out on any investment gains....
13:26, 06/25/2019

Love The Position We're In: Trump On China Amid Trade Dispute Amidst escalating trade tensions, US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that he would meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit next month....
11:52, 05/14/2019

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington....
04:39, 05/22/2019

Asia markets set to decline amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia were poised to decline at the open on Wednesday as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tumbling overnight....
02:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks Amid Dim Prospects for Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
23:00, 07/29/2019

U.S. markets plummet on Wall Street amid warnings over China All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
22:13, 08/05/2019

China says it will never surrender to foreign pressure amid trade dispute China's foreign ministry said on Monday the country will never surrender to foreign pressure after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in an escalating trade dispute....
09:52, 05/13/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for the latest hike in U.S. tariffs on its exports. The Finance Ministry said...
16:52, 05/13/2019

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to new American tariffs....
10:13, 08/06/2019

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
21:00, 05/23/2019

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National Bureau of Statistics and an industry group, the Chi...
06:00, 05/31/2019

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting......
15:39, 06/01/2019

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
08:39, 07/14/2019

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the farmers will get the relief that they need and very, very quickly. I...
03:00, 05/24/2019

ASEAN leaders call for restraint amid sea row, US-China rift Southeast Asian leaders have pressed their call for self-restraint in the disputed South China Sea after a new incident and renewed their alarm over the U.S.-China trade war with one warning it may spiral out of control...
07:26, 06/23/2019

Amid Tariff War, China No Longer US' Top Trading Partner. Slips To Third As a result of their ongoing trade war, China is no longer the top trading partner of the United States and has been replaced by America's neighbours Mexico and Canada, according to a media report....
09:00, 08/03/2019

China’s economic growth cools further amid ongoing tariff war with U.S. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed last month to resume negotiations. But economists warn the truce is fragile because the two sides face the same array of disagreements that caused talks to break down in May....
16:39, 07/15/2019

US warns China, Russia over Arctic amid environmental shifts ROVANIEMI, Finland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is moving to assert America’s presence in the Arctic. He’s warning China and Russia that the U.S. won’t stand for aggressive moves into the ...
16:26, 05/06/2019

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
04:00, 05/23/2019

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between the world's two largest economies....
19:13, 05/31/2019

China's economic activity weakens amid tariff war with US China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as the U.S.-China trade war over tariffs intensified.        ...
17:01, 05/15/2019

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
10:26, 06/06/2019

China formally arrests Canadians detained amid Huawei spat Detained since late last year, Chinese authorities have now formally arrested businessman Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig on state secrets charges....
12:52, 05/16/2019

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunday that the system will b...
20:26, 06/09/2019

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
23:52, 07/10/2019

China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak China's pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues to spread through the country....
14:13, 08/16/2019

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consume...
12:00, 05/20/2019

US Warship Sails In Disputed South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between......
12:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat: agriculture secretary U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.-China trade war on agriculture....
21:13, 05/10/2019

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
08:13, 06/08/2019

China's Didi Seeks to Raise Up to $2 Billion Amid Uber Revival Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds in the hope that investor enthusiasm in the sector has recovered after initial public offerings of Uber and Lyft....
21:39, 07/17/2019

U.S., China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for two sides struggling to resolve deep differences on how to end a year-long trade war....
08:13, 07/29/2019

Aussie swimmer snubs China's Sun Yang amid doping dispute Fellow athletes have offered support to Australian swimmer Mack Horton for his boycott of the podium ceremony of a Chinese rival. Olympic winner Sun Yang is accused of cheating after he smashed up his own doping samples....
16:00, 07/22/2019

China's soybean demand remains strong amid massive hog losses China's appetite for soybeans to feed livestock seems to be holding remarkably strong amid reports that the nation has lost 20 to 70 percent of its hogs to African swine fever....
05:26, 08/03/2019

U.S. tariffs kick in amid trade talks; China vows to hit back After talks failed to prevent new U.S. tariffs from taking effect, China vowed countermeasures against the United States Friday for its raising tariffs by 15 percent on exports -- the latest salvo in the trade war....
16:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two biggest economies....
06:39, 05/20/2019

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United States....
13:52, 05/31/2019

China Denies Visas To 90 Pak Brides Amid Trafficking Fears: Report Amidst a raging controversy over Pakistani girls being trafficked to China after fake marriages, the Chinese embassy here has withheld visas of 90 Pakistani brides, according to a media report....
16:39, 05/15/2019

China’s factory output, retail sales weaken amid tariff war BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as a tariff war with Washington intensified. Wednesday’s data prompted suggestions Beijing will need to prop up economic growth with more government spending. G...
08:52, 05/15/2019

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a trade war with the U.S....
03:00, 08/15/2019

China suspends Canadian meat imports amid Huawei dispute TORONTO (AP) — China is suspending all meat imports from Canada amid their dispute over the Canadian detention of a top executive at the Chinese tech company Huawei. The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa said in a statement on its website Tuesday that the mo...
03:52, 06/26/2019

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal....
23:13, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use violence to crack down on the march — or even bring in the military....
14:13, 08/03/2019

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political uncertainty....
05:52, 07/03/2019

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war....
21:39, 07/05/2019

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
10:52, 07/15/2019

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
03:00, 07/17/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
13:26, 05/22/2019

China Appeals For "Calm, Restraint" Amid Growing US-Iran Tensions China on Tuesday urged "calm and restraint" as tensions between the US and Iran escalate following US President Donald Trump's new sanctions on Iran....
17:39, 06/25/2019

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify what countermeasures it planned....
20:39, 08/06/2019

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China....
06:39, 07/09/2019

Goldman downgrades Caterpillar, citing weakness in China business amid trade war Goldman Sachs downgraded Caterpillar and said it saw production cuts in the North America and China construction equipment markets due to the ongoing U.S.-China trade....
19:39, 08/08/2019

U.S. to ready plan to support farmers amid China trade spat: Perdue U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to support American farmers amid a trade dispute with China that has hit the U.S. agricultural sector hard....
16:26, 05/10/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens marginally lower amid U.S.-China trade worries Canada's main stock index opened marginally lower on Wednesday, as gains in material and energy shares were more than offset by concerns about the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks....
16:13, 05/08/2019

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
10:26, 06/06/2019

U.S. planning to support farmers amid China trade spat: agriculture secretary U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to support American farmers amid a trade dispute with China that has hit the U.S. agricultural sector hard....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Chicken's a winner as diners turn to other meat amid swine fever in China Poultry producers are cashing in as China's swine fever crisis shows no sign of abating, sending prices of chicken soaring. Shares of breeders, meanwhile, have skyrocketed....
09:00, 08/01/2019

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies. The decision, ...
07:52, 08/06/2019

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
00:39, 07/13/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium hits 7-mth high amid supply shortage in China Shanghai aluminium futures prices on Thursday hit their highest since October 2018 on worries over supply shortage, following a refinery shutdown in China - the world's top aluminium maker....
11:13, 05/16/2019

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the United States and China have threatened to spark a full-blown currency war after Beijing allowed the...
08:39, 08/05/2019

Amid stocks rout, Warren Buffett warns U.S.-China trade war would be ‘bad for the whole world’ Stocks are reeling after President Trump tweeted on Sunday that he will raise tariffs on billions worth of Chinese imports, despite ongoing trade talks....
18:13, 05/06/2019

Dow futures slightly higher amid fresh optimism on US-China trade talks U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and fresh data releases....
10:52, 04/29/2019

U.S. expects China to buy farm products amid ongoing trade talks: Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said China was expected to move forward with agriculture purchases from the United States even as trade talks continued between the two countries....
15:52, 07/09/2019

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing fears that the US-China trade dispute could escalate into a full-scale currency war, with damaging co...
18:39, 08/05/2019

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chinese companies help build its infrastructure....
13:00, 06/04/2019

China's natural gas consumption grows in first-quarter amid pollution fight: Xinhua China's natural gas consumption grew steadily in the first quarter amid the country's fight against air pollution, the official Xinhua News Agency reported....
14:00, 05/04/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise on Friday....
10:26, 05/07/2019

Trump praises U.S. economy amid China spat, vows to back farmers U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, saying the United States was "in a very strong position," a day after his administration ratcheted up tensions by labeling Beijing a currency manipulato...
17:26, 08/06/2019