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As Recession Fears Grow, Trump Delays Tariffs On Some Chinese Goods Economy
As Recession Fears Grow, Trump Delays Tariffs On Some Chinese Goods
2019-08-13 22:53:29
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- After days of growing indications the U.S. may lapse into a recession before the 2020 election, the Trump administration announced Tuesday that it is delaying some of the additional tariffs it planned to impose on Chinese goods on... Read More

Trump Is Making Xi’s Superpower 2050 Plan Tougher by the Day China
Trump Is Making Xi’s Superpower 2050 Plan Tougher by the Day

BEIJING — Even before the trade war, Xi Jinping’s plan to turn China into one of the world’s most advanced economies by 2050 was ambitious. His grand vision is now looking more aspirational by the day. As mounting pressure from... Read More

Hong Kong Protesters Look to Shut Down City With Strike Geopolitics
Hong Kong Protesters Look to Shut Down City With Strike

HONG KONG — Hong Kong protesters looked to shut down the city with a general strike on Monday after a ninth straight weekend of unrest triggered by Beijing’s tightening grip over the financial hub. Demonstrators plan to take leave or... Read More

Pompeo Seeks to Win Back US Influence in Southeast Asia Amid China’s Rise Foreign Affairs
Pompeo Seeks to Win Back US Influence in Southeast Asia Amid China’s Rise

BANGKOK — Against a backdrop of China’s rising economic and military power, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo arrived in the Thai capital of Bangkok this week with a difficult mission: Try to win back lost ground in Southeast Asia,... Read More

US to Impose New Tariffs on $300 Billion of Chinese Goods Starting September 1 Trade
US to Impose New Tariffs on $300 Billion of Chinese Goods Starting September 1
2019-08-02 18:26:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Thursday the U.S. is placing an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, effective September 1. “Trade talks are continuing, and during the talks the U.S. will start, on September 1st,... Read More

Foreign Purchases of U.S. Homes Drop Sharply As Chinese Bolt From Market Economy
Foreign Purchases of U.S. Homes Drop Sharply As Chinese Bolt From Market
2019-07-17 17:54:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - International investment in residential real estate in the United States plunged 36% in the past year as Chinese buyers fled the market, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. The sobering analysis comes via the Realtors' annual survey... Read More

Trump-Xi Meeting This Week Could Head Off a Global Recession or Worsen Outlook China
Trump-Xi Meeting This Week Could Head Off a Global Recession or Worsen Outlook

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet in Japan later this week to discuss their nations’ worsening conflict over trade and commercial relations, the course of the global economy may depend on which Donald Trump... Read More

China’s Most Advanced Big Brother Experiment Is a Bureaucratic Mess China
China’s Most Advanced Big Brother Experiment Is a Bureaucratic Mess

BEIJING — The city of Suzhou, known as “the Venice of the East” for its web of intricate waterways, captured the imagination of Marco Polo when he journeyed through China more than seven centuries ago. Today it’s drawing attention for... Read More

China’s Massive Military Spending Is Having a Ripple Effect in Region China
China’s Massive Military Spending Is Having a Ripple Effect in Region

SINGAPORE — The Asia-Pacific region is one of the fastest-growing markets for arms dealers. Economic growth, territorial disputes and long-sought military modernizations there propelled a 52% increase in defense spending over the last decade to $392 billion in 2018, according... Read More

Q&A: A Primer for Those Navigating China’s Internet Version and the One Used Abroad China
Q&A: A Primer for Those Navigating China’s Internet Version and the One Used Abroad

BEIJING — The Chinese-controlled internet is already a world apart from that used by the rest of the globe, split by censorship that blocks users in China from accessing many of the apps and websites used daily in the U.S.... Read More

30 Years Ago a Chinese Tank Column Stopped for ‘Tank Man’; Others Not so Lucky China
30 Years Ago a Chinese Tank Column Stopped for ‘Tank Man’; Others Not so Lucky

BEIJING — Everyone remembers China’s “Tank Man,” who stood with bags in his hands, blocking a line of tanks withdrawing from Tiananmen Square a day after the fatal June 4, 1989, military crackdown against pro-democracy protesters. Thirty years later, Fang... Read More

China Digs in for a Struggle Bigger Than the Trade War China
China Digs in for a Struggle Bigger Than the Trade War

BEIJING — The 10-minute segment that ran on Chinese state television this week showed cadet trainees of the People’s Liberation Army scrambling over towering walls, dragging enormous tires, crawling through mud and shouting motivational slogans as President Xi Jinping exhorted... Read More

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