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NBA postpones Shanghai press event amid worsening spat with China

The NBA has abruptly called off a hotly anticipated press event for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai, the latest attempt to contain what is fast becoming a major crisis after a tea...

NBA postpones Shanghai press event amid worsening spat with China

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Nintendo and Tencent announce a press event for Switch launch on August 2 in Shanghai Nintendo and Tencent have announced a joint press conference about the launch of the Nintendo Switch in China. They have set the event for August 2 in Shanghai.Read More...
12:52 2019-07-24

North Korea and China are huge winners in the worsening Japan-South Korea spat The cracks in the relationship between South Korea and Japan are deepening -- undercutting security cooperation on North Korea and potentially handing a win to China....
11:13 2019-08-23

Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat Global stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc in muted trade amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China spat after reports Washington has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
13:39 2019-05-22

Wall Street inches higher amid ‘no news’ on China trade spat In a topsy-turvy market, no news is good news. Wall Street climbed Wednesday as traders tiptoed back into stocks — with market strategists citing a lack of negative headlines about the US-China trade spat. The Dow Jones Industrial Average popped 258.20 points — closing up 1% at 26,036.10 while the S...
01:13 2019-08-29

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 manipulator....
18:39 2019-08-06

Pentagon postpones press briefing on Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday it had indefinitely postponed a press briefing on Turkey accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system....
00:39 2019-07-13

India Not Invited By Pak For Cultural Event Under Shanghai Summit India was not invited for the cultural event organised by Pakistan on Thursday under the aegis of a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation military drill in Russia, Army sources said....
02:39 2019-09-20

Shanghai Sports Federation says NBA fan event in city canceled The Shanghai Sports Federation said on Wednesday that a National Basketball Association (NBA) fan event scheduled later in the day in the city has been canceled, the latest setback for the U.S. league in a key market....
17:26 2019-10-09

Euro zone sees economic outlook worsening amid uncertain U.S. trade policy The European Commission lowered its forecast on Wednesday for the euro zone economy next year, saying that uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a major risk to the bloc....
11:52 2019-07-10

Tesla's Musk, Alibaba's Ma to talk at Shanghai tech event this week Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd chairman Jack Ma will speak at a conference on artificial intelligence (AI) to be held this week in Shanghai, an Alibaba spokeswoman said on Monday....
19:26 2019-08-26

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to avoid US tariffs?...
01:00 2019-06-13

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets slide on fears of worsening U.S.-China trade war Latin American stocks and currencies slid on Thursday, with fears of a worsening U.S.-China trade war in focus as a stern warning China issued to the United States prompted investors to dial back exposure to risky assets. China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" so trad...
17:26 2019-05-23

Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests, Reuters reports Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing, Reuters reported....
14:13 2019-08-21

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests: sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
11:52 2019-08-21

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....
11:00 2019-07-25

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, Microsoft gave us a strong hint of major announcements on its next-gen console -- expect teraflop chat......
23:00 2019-06-09

Live from Samsung's IFA 2019 press event! Samsung already revealed the Galaxy Note 10 a few weeks ago, but the company is still hosting a press conference here in Berlin for IFA 2019. Between then and now, the Korean giant has announced the Galaxy A90 5G, brought HDR10+ to 8K TVs and shown o......
18:13 2019-09-05

Watch Nintendo's E3 2019 press event with us! It's the final press show of E3, and it's gaming royalty. Nintendo Direct is coming to you live, so come watch with us! Pokemon news? More on Fire Emblem? We hope so. And what about Animal Crossing? We're streaming the entire thing live, so join us a......
20:26 2019-06-11

Watch Bethesda's E3 2019 press event here with us! Recovered from Xbox? Get ready for the company that resurrected Wolfenstein and Doom, as Bethesda caps off E3 Sunday. While we're unlikely to hear more on Elder Scrolls VI during its E3 showcase, expect update news for Fallout 76, a little more on th......
11:13 2019-06-10

Watch Ubisoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Ubisoft is on a roll right now. The Assassin's Creed franchise is in a good place, Rainbow Six Siege is trucking along and The Division 2 is arguably the biggest loot-shooter on the market right now. So where does the publisher go from here? Well, it......
02:39 2019-06-11

U.S. Treasury chief weighing next steps amid French tax spat The United States is meeting with technology and other companies as it considers its options following a row with Paris over France's tax on big internet firms, the U.S. Treasury secretary said on Monday....
16:52 2019-09-09

House Dems defend Nancy Pelosi amid spat with AOC A number of Democrats stood by Nancy Pelosi Thursday after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the speaker of singling her out based on race. “I think the speaker is doing a hell of job under some very trying and tough circumstances,” Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) said. “I first met her in 2011. You c...
05:13 2019-07-12

Watch Square Enix's E3 2019 press event here with us! Square Enix is at E3 2019 and it has one of the flashiest titles of the year, Final Fantasy VII Remake. The company dropped a new trailer and revealed the game's release date during a live symphony performance last night, showing off what it means by......
06:26 2019-06-11

METALS-Shanghai lead rises amid concerns on supply shortage Shanghai lead rose on Thursday, tracking a rally in London prices in the previous session, as investors were worried about a supply shortage amid some maintenance activities in China....
10:26 2019-07-25

S. Korean firms push for self-reliance amid trade spat with Japan An intensifying trade feud with Japan is pushing South Korean companies to look beyond their longtime business partners and enhance self-sufficiency on concerns that Tokyo's stronger export controls could choke off their supply chains....
12:26 2019-08-27

No concessions from China as Trump postpones some tariffs: U.S. officials China made no concessions to the United States after President Donald Trump postponed threatened tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient....
19:52 2019-08-14

NBA Shanghai game still scheduled amid Hong Kong free speech backlash The National Basketball Association (NBA) is pressing ahead with a exhibition game Thursday evening in Shanghai, despite backlash against the league from China after a Houston Rockets executive's tweet supporting Hong Kong protests....
11:13 2019-10-10

Watch everything from ASUS' Computex 2019 press event in ten minutes! ASUS crammed in an awful lot of press, gaming enthusiasts and their own execs to celebrate 30 years in the business, as well as its latest range of laptops, phones, routers and more. While the ZenBook Pro Duo, a dual-screen laptop that holds on t......
15:52 2019-05-28

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions....
14:13 2019-06-11

Huawei CEO Dodges Question About Chinese Internet Censorship During Awkward Press Event Huawei hosted a public relations event in China today called “A Coffee With Ren,” a made-for-TV special with CEO Ren Zhengfei. And while there were plenty of newsworthy moments, including the confirmation that Huawei phone sales are expected to slump 40 percent in coming years, the media spectacle ...
14:26 2019-06-17

U.S., China to keep talking on trade after little progress in Shanghai U.S. and Chinese negotiators ended a brief round of trade talks on Wednesday with little sign of progress and agreed to meet again in September, prolonging an uneasy truce in a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies....
01:52 2019-08-01

NBA postpones media sessions in China as rift over Hong Kong tweet simmers Pre-season games in Shanghai and Shenzen also in doubtCompanies cut ties with league after argument over free speechThe NBA has postponed Wednesday’s scheduled media sessions in Shanghai for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China this week as...
15:26 2019-10-09

Apple invites press to September 10th event, confirming iPhone 11 launch date Guess what, Apple fans… it’s official: the new iPhone 11 smartphone lineup will be unveiled on September 10th. Apple just sent invitations to reporters and bloggers for a press conference that will be held at its headquarters in Cupertino, California on Tuesday, September 10th. If that ...
19:13 2019-08-29

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat? There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with life....
14:39 2019-06-28

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
02:01 2019-07-25

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli due in court in college admissions scandal case amid spat over lawyers Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli are due in court Tuesday for a hearing to settle a dispute over their choice of lawyers in a sweeping college admissions bribery case....
17:13 2019-08-27

Apple’s first app development accelerator opens in Shanghai, China Chinese app developers now generate billions of dollars for Apple, so the company is hoping to transform their regional success into greater global sales.Read More...
15:52 2019-07-10

Top U.S., China trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai next week Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive talks to end their year-long trade war....
03:39 2019-07-25

Creator claims Lenovo stole foldable Moto Razr video it played at a press event Khan's Moto Razr render. [credit: Waqar Khan ] Lenovo's smartphone division has once again been caught misleading the press on its future plans. This time, the company held a press event fo...
15:26 2019-05-21

The China-NBA Spat Underscores Just How Far Sino-U.S. Relations Have Deteriorated It was supposed to be a week celebrating basketball in Asia, with some of the sport’s top stars due to play preseason games and host charity events in Japan and China. But the escalating showdown between the NBA and Beijing over free speech is fast becoming the latest hot potato in deteriorati...
12:13 2019-10-09

U.S., China to keep talking on trade, progress elusive in Shanghai meeting U.S. and Chinese negotiators wrapped up a round of trade talks on Wednesday without visible signs of progress and put off their next meeting until September, extending an uneasy truce between the world's two largest economies for at least a month....
20:26 2019-07-31

UPDATE 4-Top U.S., China trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai next week Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive talks to end their year-long trade war....
23:26 2019-07-24

PM Modi To Meet China's Xi Jingping On Sidelines Of Shanghai Summit Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit this week at Kyrgyzstan where he would also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first meeting between the......
12:00 2019-06-09

Shanghai Summit Meet Not Aimed At "Targeting" Any Country, Says China The SCO summit in Bishkek this week would discuss economy-related issues and security cooperation with a focus on counter terrorism, but it is not aimed at "targeting" any country, China said....
21:13 2019-06-10

U.S.-China Trade Talks Resume in Shanghai With No Sign of a Breakthrough (SHANGHAI) — U.S. and Chinese envoys met Wednesday for talks aimed at ending a tariff war after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of trying to stall negotiations in hopes he will not win re-election in 2020. Economists say quick breakthroughs are unlikely because the two governments face ...
20:26 2019-07-31

PM, Xi Jinping To Discuss US Trade Friction At Shanghai Summit: China Describing PM Modi and President Xi Jinping as "good friends", China today hoped that the two leaders would discuss their respective trade frictions with the US and reach a consensus on opposing trade......
16:13 2019-06-10

Watch: Trump takes questions at joint press event with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Morrison and Trump were expected to discuss a range of issues during a bilateral meeting Friday morning, including the ongoing U.S.-China trade war and the rising tensions in the Middle East....
00:26 2019-09-21

Asked About N.B.A. Spat With China, Trump Instead Blasts Kerr and Popovich The president said the league and Beijing “have to work out their own situation” in a dispute over a team executive’s tweet supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
03:39 2019-10-10

China's Weibo takes down Instagram-like app after logo plagiarism spat Chinese microblogging website Weibo Corp has taken down an Instagram-like app just three days after its launch and apologised following accusations of plagiarism about the app's logo, a stumble in efforts to find new sources of growth....
15:13 2019-09-05

Investors seek safety on threat of wider U.S.-China spat Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
23:52 2019-05-22

China to unveil special tax policy in Shanghai Free Trade Zone China said on Tuesday it will implement a special tax policy in the newly expanded Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in a bid to promote free trade as Beijing's year-long trade dispute with Washington threatened to escalate into a full-blown economic war....
03:26 2019-08-07

Tesla Model 3s are a hit in China, but Shanghai factory won't hit stride until mid-2020: JL Warren Tesla sales in China should hit around 6,400 vehicles this quarter, but the Shanghai factory won't be able to manufacture Model 3s in volume until mid-2020, according to JL Warren Capital....
03:26 2019-09-19

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmopolitan megalopolis that is home to 26 million people – and to religious groups from Buddhism to Islam, Christianity to Baha’ism, Hinduism to TaoismShan...
09:39 2019-06-20

Tesla registers Shanghai construction unit in acceleration of China plans U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc has registered a construction company in China, a business registration filing shows, the latest sign Tesla is pushing ahead with its plans in the world's biggest auto market....
22:13 2019-10-01

China's Didi Chuxing to launch self-driving pickup service in Shanghai Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing plans to start using self-driving vehicles to pick up passengers in a district of Shanghai city in a pilot scheme, a senior executive said, taking a further step toward commercializing self-driving technology....
07:52 2019-08-30

UPDATE 5-U.S., China to keep talking on trade, progress elusive in Shanghai meeting * U.S. says China to buy more U.S. agriculture products (Recasts first paragraph, details on Lighthizer meetings, adds comment from U.S.-China Business Council)...
21:26 2019-07-31

NBA in China: Lakers, Nets Shanghai preseason game to have no media availability The Chinese government reportedly canceled all media availabilities Thursday surrounding an NBA preseason game in Shanghai between the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets, an exhibition game that's morphed into a flashpoint after Beijing began retaliating in response to a general manager's tweet ex...
13:52 2019-10-10

Trump Says China Called U.S. to 'Get Back to the Table' After Latest Tariff Spat President Trump said China called U.S. officials and said “let’s get back to the table,” a day after the White House said the president regretted not escalating tariffs further on Chinese goods....
10:39 2019-08-26

China launches Nasdaq-style tech board in Shanghai, expects challenges China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially....
11:39 2019-06-13

Japanese shares fall as hopes of early resolution to U.S.-China spat fade Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Thursday, clinging near to three-month lows touched earlier this month on growing anxiety the trade dispute between the United States and China will be prolonged and damaging to the economy....
08:00 2019-05-30

Banker exits, zombie accounts: China’s Shanghai free trade zone sputters When China launched the expansion of the Shanghai free trade zone (FTZ) recently and announced six new FTZs in July, officials touted the efforts to attract foreign investment and deepen trade ties with neighboring countries....
08:26 2019-09-02

Bankers' exits and zombie accounts: China's Shanghai free trade zone sputters When China launched the expansion of the Shanghai free trade zone (FTZ) recently and announced six new zones in July, officials touted the efforts to attract foreign investment and deepen trade ties with neighboring countries....
17:00 2019-09-02

Fans hold signs supporting Hong Kong at Wizards game during China-NBA spat Security approached a fans with a "Free Tibet'' and a Tibet flag. After refusing to give the sign, the fan was followed by security out of their seat....
05:00 2019-10-10

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
02:52 2019-07-14

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 rights organisations and press freedom advocates ha...
21:39 2019-07-14

Nirmala Sitharaman To Hold Press Briefing Amid Stimulus Expectations Several businessmen say the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government needs to take swift action on the economy, as the economic growth in January-March slid to a near five-year low of 5.8 per cent.......
13:00 2019-08-23

Sir Kim Darroch latest: Jeremy Hunt blasts US President Donald Trump for 'disrespectful and wrong' comments amid ambassador spat Jeremy Hunt has criticised Donald Trump for making "disrespectful and wrong" comments amid a spat over the UK's ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
22:00 2019-07-09

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Stand United Amid Battle With the Press Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are standing strong. Less than 24 hours after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced they're taking legal action against the Mail on Sunday, the two......
15:13 2019-10-02

Chinese organizers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row Chinese organisers on Wednesday cancelled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a growing row over a tweet by a team official supporting the recent protests in Hong Kong....
19:26 2019-10-09

Chinese organisers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row Chinese organisers on Wednesday cancelled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a growing row over a tweet by a team official supporting the recent protests in Hong Kong....
17:26 2019-10-09

CORRECTED-METALS-Shanghai base metals rise on U.S.-China trade hopes Industrial metals in Shanghai rose on Wednesday as hopes grew that an escalating trade war between the United States and China could abate after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that the two countries would resume trade talks....
05:52 2019-06-19

METALS-Shanghai base metals rise as U.S.-China trade talks set to resume Shanghai base metals prices rose on Wednesday as hopes grew for a resolution to the prolonged U.S.-China trade war after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks would resume later this month after a recent hiatus....
10:00 2019-06-19

Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fear A music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.        ...
21:00 2019-07-21

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
21:00 2019-06-30

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions The seizure of the pilot, allegedly because air-gun pellets were found in his luggage, marks the latest difficulty for foreign travelers and companies in China....
14:00 2019-09-20

Why China Has the NBA in a Full-Court Press on Free Speech On Oct. 4, Daryl Morey–general manager of the NBA’s Houston Rockets–hit send on a tweet expressing solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. He didn’t do this in an official NBA capacity; his tweet nevertheless set off a firestorm in China, which promptly set off...
15:26 2019-10-10

Houston Rockets' James Harden apologizes to China amid row over tweet: 'We love China' Houston Rockets star James Harden offered an apology to China on Monday, days after the team’s general manager Daryl Morey tweeted support of Hong Kong protesters....
22:52 2019-10-07

NBA puts off press events in China, but Saturday's game to go ahead The National Basketball Association (NBA) kept quiet on Friday, postponing media events for the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers in China amid a furor over a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive supporting Hong Kong's protesters....
10:39 2019-10-11

Canada sends delegation to China to press for release of citizens Canada has sent a parliamentary delegation to China to press for the release of two Canadian citizens formally arrested for espionage last week, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday....
17:39 2019-05-21

Lakers’ NBA event in China canceled The Brooklyn Nets now have company. The Los Angeles Lakers’ NBA Cares event in Shanghai was canceled Wednesday just hours before it was scheduled to begin, according to multiple reports. The cancellation is the latest fallout from a recent tweet by Rockets GM Daryl Morey that showed support fo...
10:00 2019-10-09

Houston Rockets press official shuts down question on NBA-China fallout A Houston Rockets press official on Thursday swatted down a reporter’s questions in Japan to star players James Harden and Russell Westbrook about the fallout from general manager Daryl Morey’s pro-Hong Kong protest tweet. “The NBA has always been a league that prides itself on its...
00:13 2019-10-11

UPDATE 3-Trump says he is ready to press China's Xi on case of two detained Canadians U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was prepared to raise the case of two Canadians detained by Beijing with Chinese President Xi Jinping, an act that could potentially ease a major dispute between Canada and China....
22:00 2019-06-20

Jim Jordan suggests Trump is taunting press with calls for China to probe Biden ​WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Jordan refused to say whether it was right or wrong for President Trump to say China should investigate Joe and Hunter Biden. “George, you really think he was serious about thinking that China is going to investigate the Biden family?” Jordan told ABC News’ George Stepha...
19:26 2019-10-06

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more....
17:13 2019-05-21

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc and Dollar Tree Inc have joined other companies in their opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, Macs, and single-serve coffee brewers....
20:13 2019-06-20

Fortnite Event: What time is Fortnite Event Today? When does Season 9 live event start? Fortnite will be making its latest event go live today, and it looks like it'll include a massive battle between a big robot and a big monster - affectionately named Cattus and Doggus. Here's what you need to know....
10:52 2019-07-20

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, and Fitbit press the US to drop China tariff plan Apple, Keurig, Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree and Fitbit have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
15:39 2019-06-21

WH Deputy Press Sec. Hogan Gidley: President Trump will continue down same path with China on trade deal President Trump is going to “continue down” the same path with China, working toward a trade deal, White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Friday....
23:13 2019-08-02

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, MacBooks, and single-serve coffee brewers....
02:39 2019-06-21

Stephanie Grisham, Trump’s New Press Secretary, Literally Pushes for Press Access In a video, Ms. Grisham opens a path for American journalists to cover the president’s meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea. She has a bruise to show for it....
00:26 2019-07-02

USWNT Press Officer On Christen Press's Barstool Sports Partnership: "Something Seems Amiss!" During Wednesday’s victory parade for the USWNT, Christen Press briefly took over the Barstool Sports Instagram account, where she posted videos of her and her teammates celebrating. Later that day, Barstool Sports published a post under the headline “Confirmed: The USWNT Loves Barstool Sports,” in ...
20:26 2019-07-12

Surface Pro 7 and Laptop 3 press photos leak ahead of Microsoft’s press conference Microsoft is set to take the stage in a couple of days to unveil new Surface hardware and Windows software. In addition to the expected Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3 product refreshes, Microsoft should also unveil Surface models featuring ARM and AMD chips, according to recent leaks. Moreover, ...
00:00 2019-10-01

10 most urgent press freedom cases in August: One Free Press Coalition Khashoggi, Abiri, Sultan: From Saudia Arabia to Mexico to India, journalists are under threat around the world. Here are ten cases highlighted by the One Free Press Coalition in August as being exceptionally urgent....
14:00 2019-08-01

Stop the press: Mark Levin’s Unfreedom of the Press NYT’s No. 1 for 4th week, 300,000 sold Conservative talker Mark Levin’s gutting of the liberal media’s bias and hate of President Trump in his latest book continues to dominate the New York Times bestseller list, now for a fourth week....
01:00 2019-06-20

UPDATE 5-Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, MacBooks, and single-serve coffee brewers....
04:00 2019-06-21

BGP event sends European mobile traffic through China Telecom for 2 hours Enlarge / A graphical depiction of Thursday's BGP leak. (credit: ThousandEyes) Traffic destined for some of Europe's biggest mobile providers was misdirected in a roundabout path through the Chinese-government-controlled China Telecom on Thursday, in some cases for more than two hours, an Internet...
22:39 2019-06-08

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Lam stabbed at event in China BEIJING — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed in the stomach Saturday while attending an event in southern China, with police saying his injuries were not life-threatening. The motive was unclear. A suspect was detained following the attack in the Zhongshan Huoju Development Zone in Guangd...
12:26 2019-07-20

At U.N., Trump pushes religious freedom at event slamming China over Uighurs U.S. President Donald Trump called for an end to religious persecution on Monday at a U.S. event on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations featuring a woman whose Uighur father has been imprisoned in China....
05:26 2019-09-24

Trump Pushes Religious Freedom At UN Event That Slams China Over Uighurs US President Donald Trump called for an end to religious persecution on Monday at a US event on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations that featured a woman whose......
04:13 2019-09-24

Second NBA Cares event canceled in China during Lakers-Nets preseason visit: report An NBA Cares event scheduled for Wednesday in Shanghai that was supposed to feature players from the Los Angeles Lakers has been canceled, according to a report....
11:39 2019-10-09

WWF warns of worsening 'superfires' across Europe Global conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) warned on Thursday of the risks from new faster-spreading "superfires" in the wake of heatwaves and droughts that have been afflicting Europe in what many see as a symptom of climate change. ...
20:52 2019-07-04

Indonesian president sued over worsening air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world’s most congested cities....
20:39 2019-07-04

Most Americans see catastrophic weather events worsening “We continue to loot our environment and it causes adverse weather,” said John Mohr, a 57-year-old self-described moderate Republican in Wilmington, North Carolina, where he was bracing for Dorian’s arrival....
23:26 2019-09-06

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China threatens to hit U.S. exports of key commodities, hurting farm incomes and demand for Deere's equipment....
15:13 2019-05-21

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
01:00 2019-08-15

Chris Sale’s season ends in worsening Red Sox nightmare If the long-shot Red Sox are to make the playoffs, they’ll have to do so without their ace. Chris Sale will sit the rest of the season due to left elbow inflammation, according to ESPN, though the left-hander for now managed to dodge Tommy John surgery. The 30-year-old is 6-11 with a 4.40 ERA ...
01:39 2019-08-20

Klopp surprised but not worried by Liverpool’s worsening big-six record • League leaders have won once in past 12 games at big six clubs• Manager baffled by criticism of Robertson after defeat at NapoliJürgen Klopp has said he is surprised but not worried about the downturn in Liverpool’s results at the big six sides going into Sunday’s visit to Chelsea.The Premier Leag...
00:52 2019-09-21

Putin's local election losses are a sign of his worsening reputation It will come as no surprise that the Kremlin should be putting the most positive of spins on what, in Moscow at least, was a poor electoral outcome for the ruling party....
22:52 2019-09-09

Worsening World Hunger Affects 821 Million, Says United Nations More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
03:39 2019-07-16

Worsening economic conditions take toll on Micro Focus and Amigo Shares in UK tech firm Micro Focus and lender Amigo have taken a pounding after both warned of deteriorating economic conditions - while bellwether recruitment firm Hays also sounded a gloomy note....
12:52 2019-08-29

As Trump touts U.S. air quality, EPA data shows some areas worsening The number of unhealthy air days in major cities across the United States has risen sharply over the last two years, even as emissions of key pollutants continue to slip, according to data released by the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday....
14:26 2019-07-18

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, as South Korea warned that the row would have global repercussions....
13:26 2019-07-17

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.        ...
23:52 2019-07-01

Greater response needed to worsening West African violence: U.N. head Islamist attacks are spreading so fast in West Africa that the region should consider bolstering its response beyond current military efforts, and donors should back such a move, the head of the United Nations said on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-07-10

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires and melting sea ice Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid success....
11:00 2019-07-15

Fortnite Event Time COUNTDOWN: UK Start times, Season 9 Robot vs Monster live event news FORTNITE Season 10 is almost upon us, but before then Epic Games is rolling out The Final Showdown event. Here is our countdown to the event which will see the Pink Robot take on the Giant Monster....
14:26 2019-07-19

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already the worst outbreak in the country’s history....
16:26 2019-05-21

President Trump is 'interfering in British politics,' risks 'going off script' and worsening crises: NBC's Chuck Todd NBC Political Director Chuck Todd has argued that Trump's presence has the potential to interfere with British politics at a time when the country is particularly divided....
20:52 2019-06-03

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 drive growth. He said first quarter GDP growth of 6...
10:39 2019-06-05

China's exports to US fall amid trade war China's exports to the US were down year-on-year in August. The dive follows July's surprise growth and comes amid a high-pressure campaign by Washington to coerce Beijing into signing a new trade deal....
12:00 2019-09-08

Merkel lands in China amid concerns Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
12:52 2019-09-06

Trade talks between U.S., China take place amid tension Another flashpoint has been a widening controversy over a tweet from a U.S. National Basketball Association official. His backing of Hong Kong democracy protests was rebuked by the NBA, sparking a backlash....
10:52 2019-10-08

China’s US imports plunge 31% from last year amid tariff war BEIJING — China’s imports from the United States plunged in June amid a tariff war with Washington while exports to the U.S. market weakened. Imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American market declined 7.8% to $39.3 billion, customs data ...
12:52 2019-07-12

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....
22:26 2019-05-23

"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......
15:13 2019-08-12

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....
10:00 2019-07-15

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....
06:52 2019-08-07

Global Q3 M&A sinks to 3-yr low amid U.S.-China trade war fears Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) plunged 16% year-on-year to $729 billion in the third quarter, according to Refinitiv data, the lowest quarterly volume since 2016, as growing economic uncertainty curbed the risk appetite of companies considering deals....
10:13 2019-09-30

Arrests Jump In China's Xinjiang Amid Crackdown The number of people arrested and imprisoned in China's Xinjiang skyrocketed in 2017, according to official data, as Beijing tightens its grip on the troubled region with surveillance and mass......
18:13 2019-09-02

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.       ...
22:00 2019-08-13

Global Growth to Hit Decade Low Amid U.S.-China Trade War The global economy is set to grow at the slowest pace since the financial crisis, with business investment and trade hampered by an escalating dispute between the U.S. and China, the OECD said....
13:00 2019-09-19

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....
05:52 2019-08-06

Duterte in China amid expectation he’ll raise sea disputes Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is in Beijing for a meeting with counterpart Xi Jinping in which he is expected to raise their disputes in the South China Sea...
11:39 2019-08-29

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....
23:52 2019-06-19

Trump criticizes top NBA coaches amid China controversy US President Donald Trump has spoken for the first time about the escalating tensions between the NBA and China as he took aim at the coaches of the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors....
08:13 2019-10-11

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....
07:52 2019-08-03

Taiwan rebukes China for tourism ban amid rising tension Taiwan's president rebuked China on Thursday over its decision to ban individual travel permits for Chinese visitors to the self-ruled island, saying the move aimed to manipulate presidential elections in January....
12:52 2019-08-01

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....
10:39 2019-08-06

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....
05:26 2019-05-22

China's Huawei eyes new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant continues to ramp up its presence in Latin America to the displeasure of U.S. authorities....
16:26 2019-08-09

China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons...
05:26 2019-06-19

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 2019-06-23

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. It’s a good time to be a farmer, we’re gonna make s...
08:39 2019-05-24

Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions Philippine President Duterte is once again visiting China, this time to discuss contentious issues like the territorial row over the South China Sea. Calls have grown louder for Duterte to take a tough line on Beijing....
05:52 2019-08-28

"China's Greenhouse Targets At Risk Amid Trade War With US": Top Official China's greenhouse gas emission targets are at risk as a result of the trade war with the United States, which has put Beijing's coal-reliant economy under heavy pressure, a senior climate official......
16:13 2019-08-30

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....
03:26 2019-07-14

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 China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, said Frid...
08:52 2019-05-31

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....
19:52 2019-05-31

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....
20:00 2019-05-23

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic adviser laid out a potential timeline for the resumption of substantive trade talks with Beijing. We are doing very well with China, and talking! &...
23:13 2019-08-19

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....
02:52 2019-07-14

Trump increases tariffs on China amid escalating trade war President Trump retaliated against China’s new tariffs Friday afternoon, declaring that he would increase existing and future levies on Chinese goods. “Starting on October 1st, the 250 BILLION DOLLARS of goods and products from China, currently being taxed at 25%, will be taxed at 30%,” he tweeted. ...
00:26 2019-08-24

Tesla plans to raise prices in China amid trade war US electric vehicle maker Tesla will raise prices in China on Friday, earlier than planned, and is considering increasing prices again in December should Chinese tariffs on US-made cars take effect, people familiar with the matter said. The people declined to be identified as the plan has not been m...
19:52 2019-08-26

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....
04:39 2019-05-23

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 that simulate an attack by China, which claims Taiwan...
11:52 2019-05-22

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......
11:00 2019-06-01

NBA says free speech remains vital amid China rift NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league wasn't apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong. (Oct. 8)        ...
13:52 2019-10-09

Trump gloats that more food will be sold amid trade war with China President Trump gushed about his trade deal with China — and boasted that so much more food will be sold that US farmers will have to step things up to meet the demand. “WOW, the Farmers really hit pay dirt!” Trump tweeted Saturday about the interim trade agreement, a potential breakthrough in...
11:26 2019-10-13

Hong Kong prepares for China's National Day amid protests As China's National Day approaches, Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrators are hoping to cast a shadow over celebrations. The city's authorities have rejected an appeal for a major protest march on the National Day....
18:13 2019-09-30

Stocks in Asia decline amid US-China trade uncertainty Stocks in Asia traded lower Wednesday afternoon amid growing uncertainty over the high-level trade negotiations between the U.S. and China due to commence later this week....
08:52 2019-10-09

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....
10:26 2019-07-15

Global Stocks Uneven Amid U.S.-China Trade War Tensions Asian markets ended lower, but shares on Wall Street and in European markets rose after President Trump and Beijing officials publicly discussed potentially restarting stalled talks....
21:52 2019-08-26

China Rejects U.S. Warship’s Visit Amid Trade War Tensions The denial of a port visit to Qingdao came in the same month that two U.S. ships were denied permission to dock in Hong Kong, according to the United States....
14:52 2019-08-28

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....
18:26 2019-07-31

US Warship Sails In South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the US military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two......
17:39 2019-08-28

China's Yuan Hits 11-Year Low Amid Trade Tensions The plunge past 7.0 prompted Washington to officially brand Beijing a "currency manipulator". China's central bank has "resolutely opposed" the label....
07:26 2019-08-26

Stocks in Asia mixed amid US-China trade uncertainty Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday amid growing uncertainty over the high-level trade negotiations between the U.S. and China due to commence later this week....
11:13 2019-10-09

SAP chief says German headquarters an advantage amid U.S.-China trade war German business software company SAP SE has an edge over its U.S. rivals because it faces potentially fewer restrictions on doing business with China, Chief Executive Bill McDermott said in an interview....
06:00 2019-09-10

Stocks in Asia slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Stocks in Asia traded lower Wednesday morning amid growing uncertainty over the high-level trade negotiations between the U.S. and China due to commence later this week....
05:39 2019-10-09

WeWork's Parent Postpones IPO WeWork’s parent postponed its initial public offering after investors questioned how much the company is worth and raised concerns about its corporate governance....
19:13 2019-09-17

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 economies escalates....
23:26 2019-06-05

Global third-quarter M&A sinks to three-year low amid U.S.-China trade war fears Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) plunged 16% year-on-year to $729 billion in the third quarter, according to Refinitiv data, the lowest quarterly volume since 2016, as growing economic uncertainty curbed the risk appetite of companies considering deals....
12:13 2019-09-30

Dow drops more than 300 points amid new US-China tariffs, weak US manufacturing data Stocks fell on Tuesday, the first trading day of the month, after the world's two largest economies began imposing new tariffs on each other's goods....
17:52 2019-09-03

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....
13:39 2019-07-05

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....
12:13 2019-07-22

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of rising tensions between the world's two largest economies....
18:00 2019-08-28

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....
11:39 2019-06-06

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 consumes two-thirds of the world’s pork, but output...
14:39 2019-05-21

Global markets rattled amid standoffs over Brexit and U.S.-China trade war The latest rounds of tariffs took hold over the weekend as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will resume....
02:00 2019-09-04

Trump Defends China Stance Amid Worries About Economic Impact President Trump defended his negotiating stance with China as he rejected fresh comments from a Republican senator in a battleground state urging restraint in the trade war....
02:39 2019-08-30

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....
20:52 2019-08-02

China To Suspend Tariff Hikes On U.S. Soybeans and Pork Amid Trade War (BEIJING) — China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two sides ahead of negotiations. China will suspend tariff hikes on soybeans, pork and some other farm goods, t...
04:13 2019-09-14

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-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....
23:01 2019-05-30

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....
16:39 2019-08-16

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....
06:39 2019-07-03

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....
13:13 2019-05-22

Amid China Backlash, NBA Commissioner Says League Will Support Freedom of Speech (TOKYO) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China’s state broadcaster CCTV canceled plans to show a pair of pr...
18:52 2019-10-08

Treasury yields tick lower amid US-China trade talks U.S. government debt prices were reversed course to tick lower Friday morning, as investors monitor progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China....
11:00 2019-10-11

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....
18:00 2019-06-07

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese officials....
14:39 2019-08-11

Not Discussed Resigning With China, Says Hong Kong Leader Amid Protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of......
08:39 2019-09-03

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....
02:13 2019-06-11

U.S. warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait amid China tension The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing....
05:52 2019-07-25

| 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....
06:00 2019-05-28

China denies Qingdao port visit for US warship amid tensions China has denied a request for a U.S. Navy warship to visit the Chinese port city of Qingdao in recent days, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Tuesday, amid tensions between the two economic powerhouses....
12:00 2019-08-28

Tepid reaction for Apple's new iPhones in China amid tough competition A lower price tag and new features may not be enough for Apple Inc to win customers for its newly-launched iPhone 11 series in China, the world's largest smartphone market that is already crowded with cheaper and feature-packed rival handsets....
09:39 2019-09-11

China's Huawei to invest $800 million in new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant ramps up its presence in Latin America despite U.S. objections....
18:26 2019-08-09

NBA scraps media access to teams in China amid HK tweet backlash The National Basketball Association said on Friday it won't make the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers available to media for the rest of their China visit, amid a furore over a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive supporting Hong Kong's protesters....
17:00 2019-10-11

METALS-Copper extends losses amid lacklustre China demand Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange declined on Tuesday, poised for a third consecutive drop, on worries of lean demand from China, the world's biggest consumer of the red metal....
12:39 2019-07-09

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....
23:26 2019-07-10

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....
01:39 2019-06-10

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......
09:13 2019-06-05

China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid U.S. trade row China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes under the spotlight amid a festering trade war with the United States....
17:00 2019-09-02

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....
15:52 2019-08-14

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....
07:13 2019-07-15

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....
13:13 2019-08-03

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 2019-05-31

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....
14:26 2019-07-12

US stock futures point to a mixed open amid China slowdown fears U.S. stock index futures were mixed Monday morning investors pause for breath following a record-setting performance on Wall Street last week and monitor Chinese economic data....
08:39 2019-07-15

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 consequences for the world economy.The roots of the ...
21:00 2019-08-05

China sea levels, temperatures rising amid climate change: government study Coastal sea levels around China were 48 millimeters higher last year than the 1993-2011 average, with winter ice floes shrinking and temperatures on the rise, the Ministry of Natural Resources said on Thursday....
11:13 2019-09-26

Amid crises, frayed U.S. ties give China's Xi political cover at home To the outside world, China's ruling Communist Party - faced with an expanding trade war crimping an already slowing economy and spiraling protests in Hong Kong - is confronting some of its strongest political and economic headwinds in decades....
12:39 2019-08-16

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....
15:00 2019-08-08

Trump publicly asks China to investigate Biden, even amid impeachment inquiry President Donald Trump on Thursday again invited foreign interference in a U.S. presidential election by publicly calling on China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, the kind of request that has already triggered an impeachment inquiry in Congress....
20:39 2019-10-03

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, which came hours after President Donald Trump accu...
02:00 2019-08-06

Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic powerhouses....
10:13 2019-09-20

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 yuan to drop below a level it had previously defe...
08:52 2019-08-05

China says it's increasing foreign access to its markets amid reports US may consider curbing investment Chinese officials maintained they are accelerating efforts to open financial markets and encourage foreign flows amid reports the White House deliberated limiting U.S. investments in China....
13:26 2019-10-01

GM's China sales decline for fourth straight quarter amid economy woes General Motors Co's second-quarter vehicle sales in China fell 12.2%, as the U.S. automaker was hurt by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war and by heightened competition in its key mid-priced SUV segment....
12:01 2019-07-05

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
05:52 2019-06-19

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....
09:00 2019-07-09

China is increasing foreign access to its markets amid reports US may consider curbing investment Chinese officials said they are accelerating efforts to open financial markets and encourage foreign flows after reports the White House deliberated limiting U.S. investments in China....
23:13 2019-09-30

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....
20:13 2019-08-06

Amid China Concern, India, US To Launch Energy Initiative In Indo-Pacific India and America will launch a new initiative for clean energy to fuel economic growth in the strategically-important Indo-Pacific region where China has been trying to expand its sphere of......
09:13 2019-10-02

China vice premier urges hog production recovery amid swine fever Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has urged the country's main hog production areas to step up efforts to stabilize and recover production, state news agency Xinhua reported, amid a highly damaging outbreak of African swine fever....
12:26 2019-09-07

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....
07:26 2019-06-05

Amid protests, U.S. lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to assess U.S. export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China could acquire sensitive technologies because of the city's special treatment under U.S. law....
01:26 2019-09-11

China Restricts English MBBS Seats Amid Surge Of Indian Students China attracts foreign students, especially from India and other Asian countries, due to its affordable courses compared to institutions in the US, the UK and Australia....
21:13 2019-10-07

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....
13:13 2019-06-04

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
10:26 2019-09-12

Oil dips in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices edged lower on Monday in volatile trading as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
20:00 2019-06-10

Ottawa expands insurance for Canadian canola exporters amid China dispute Ottawa increased the insurance coverage available for canola exporters, a government corporation said on Thursday, as it seeks to reduce trade risks amid a dispute with China....
21:26 2019-06-13

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....
11:39 2019-08-01

China's pork prices surge 47% in August amid swine fever outbreak Pork prices in China soared 46.7% year-on-year in August, as the pork shortage in the country worsened on the protracted swine fever outbreak which has killed millions of hogs....
07:39 2019-09-10

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
10:39 2019-06-19

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....
01:52 2019-06-28

A Hong Kong-based garment maker says it's doing more than moving out of China amid the trade war It's crucial for businesses to be flexible and to hedge one's bets amid the protracted and unpredictable trade war, according to a Hong Kong-based garment maker....
12:52 2019-09-02

Asia stocks rise amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington for now, amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
03:52 2019-08-30

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 four decades that came amid tense relations between the United States and China....
08:52 2019-05-27

Trump publicly asks China to probe Biden, even amid impeachment inquiry President Donald Trump on Thursday again invited foreign interference in a U.S. presidential election by publicly calling on China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, the kind of request that has already triggered an impeachment inquiry in Congress....
06:52 2019-10-04

Exclusive: China denies Qingdao port visit for U.S. warship amid tensions China has denied a request for a U.S. Navy warship to visit the Chinese port city of Qingdao in recent days, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Tuesday, at a time of tense ties between the world's two largest economies....
10:00 2019-08-29

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it would be harder for Washington to make a trade deal with Beijing if there was violence in the former British territory....
00:00 2019-08-20

ITF postpones Pakistan-India Davis Cup series The International Tennis Federation has postponed next month's Davis Cup series between India and Pakistan because of the recent political tension over the disputed territory of Kashmir        ...
19:13 2019-08-22

France postpones announcement on its EU commissioner candidate The French government has postponed an announcement, originally scheduled for Tuesday, naming its candidate to serve in the next European Commission, the president's office said....
02:00 2019-08-28

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the week starting June 3, following an outcry from hardline Brexiteers over concessions made by Prime Minister Theresa......
13:26 2019-05-23

Samsung Postpones Rollout of Galaxy Fold The company, the world’s largest handset maker, said it would postpone the release of the foldable smartphone after reports that the device was malfunctioning....
17:52 2019-05-21

Endeavor Group Postpones IPO Until September at Earliest Endeavor Group is delaying its initial public offering until September, at the earliest, as the parent company of Hollywood’s biggest talent agency works to finalize an acquisition....
22:26 2019-08-02

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
03:13 2019-07-12

China is breeding giant pigs as heavy as polar bears amid pork shortage Farmers have always done their best to maximize yield, whether that be cramming another row of corn onto a field or breeding beefier cattle, but pig farmers in China are really taking things to a new level. As Bloomberg reports, some pig farmers in the country have bred their animals into an almost ...
07:26 2019-10-10

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls nearly 300 points The volatility comes as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will resume....
02:00 2019-09-04

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
10:13 2019-06-14

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
15:00 2019-05-21

Amid trade war, Trump drops pretense of friendship with China’s Xi Jinping, calls him an ‘enemy’ The president’s personal attack could signal a deeper shift in his administration’s increasingly confrontational strategy with Beijing, analysts said....
22:00 2019-08-23

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers of cargo in June, as the trade standoff between Washington and Beijing disrupts global supply chains....
01:13 2019-07-12

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "absolutely intolerable" amid fears that Beijing's military could step in to control the tumult in the semi-autonomous region....
23:39 2019-07-24

China may roll out e-cigarette rules amid global vaping backlash: state media China, the world's largest tobacco market, may introduce rules for the e-cigarette industry as early as next month amid growing health concerns and reports that some products contain toxic elements, state media reported....
13:00 2019-09-24

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
04:52 2019-06-24

Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam's coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about China's actions in the disputed waterways....
09:13 2019-08-24

China could harden its stance on Hong Kong amid perceived interference, says Cornell professor China's perceived interference from the West could harden its stance on Hong Kong, says Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University....
16:26 2019-08-29

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services that could pose a national security threat....
17:26 2019-05-21

U.S. commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid North Korea, China threats The commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps said on Wednesday any crack in alliances in Asia that helped counter threats from North Korea and China were a worry as a spat between Japan and South Korea threatened to spill over into intelligence sharing....
06:52 2019-08-21

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
00:39 2019-08-14

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
05:52 2019-06-19

Amid U.S. tech squeeze, China's Tsinghua Unigroup forms new DRAM chip unit Chinese state-backed semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM, a type of memory chip dominated by companies in South Korea and the United States....
14:39 2019-07-01

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution....
19:01 2019-05-21

CORRECTED-Amid US vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
05:13 2019-09-13

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having harmed Chinese firms' interests, state media said....
12:39 2019-05-31

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chinese imports....
18:39 2019-08-14

Masked Hongkongers dismiss government warnings amid fresh fears of China thugs Hong Kongers stage first press conference to challenge government’s ‘empty rhetoric’ on protests after fresh clashesMasked Hongkongers have staged their first press conference, calling for the return of power to the people and the pursuit of democracy, as protest groups and authorities attempt to co...
09:00 2019-08-06

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fever....
09:13 2019-07-15

Algeria postpones presidential vote after contenders disqualified Algeria has postponed presidential elections planned for next month after the two candidates were disqualified. The polls were to elect a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned after pressure from protesters....
21:00 2019-06-02

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for 'about a week' A SpaceX launch already scrubbed once due to inclement weather was postponed again nearly 24 hours later on Thursday, this time for "about a week," in order to update satellite software and "triple-check everything," Elon Musk's rocket company said....
15:39 2019-05-21

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. “The Department of Justice has accepted our offer ...
15:39 2019-05-22

Indonesia's president postpones vote to criminalize sex outside marriage Indonesian President Joko Widodo has postponed a vote that could have criminalized consensual extramarital sex after outcry from human rights groups worldwide....
07:26 2019-09-23

Madonna injured, postpones ‘Madame X’ concert in Brooklyn There are some more Xs on Madonna’s 2019 “Madame X” tour calendar. The 61-year-old pop icon announced she will postpone Monday night’s Brooklyn Academy of Music residency show after sustaining a knee injury. “Unfortunately, Madonna’s ‘Madame X’ concert this ...
08:52 2019-10-08

GM postpones launch of diesel engines for big trucks to 2020 MY The EPA’s emissions certification process for a new inline-six turbodiesel engine in the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra is taking longer than anticipated. The delay means dealer orders for the models must be canceled and resubmitted....
12:39 2019-05-22

Ozzy Osbourne says he's recovering,'not dying,' but again postpones tour British rocker Ozzy Osbourne on Wednesday postponed his solo European tour for a second time but insisted that he was not dying or retiring despite a year of bad health....
09:13 2019-10-10

Gawker postpones relaunch, lays off entire staff A planned relaunch of snarky news and gossip website Gawker is on hold indefinitely, The Post has learned. Bustle Digital Group, which owns Gawker, laid off the website’s entire staff Tuesday and called off its planned September relaunch, the company has confirmed. “We can confirm that we are postpo...
19:52 2019-07-31

Malaysia postpones meeting with Australia on Lynas waste Malaysia's energy and environment minister has delayed a visit to Australia to discuss rare earth miner Lynas Corp's storage of radioactive waste in the Southeast Asian nation, according to a ministry spokeswoman....
12:13 2019-06-19

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN....
21:26 2019-05-22

UN postpones anti-torture conference in Cairo after backlash Human rights campaigners criticised ‘whitewashing’ of Egyptian government’s abusesThe UN has postponed an anti-torture conference due to take place in Cairo, following an outcry from human rights activists who accused the organisation of “whitewashing” the Egyptian government’s abuses.The conference...
21:52 2019-08-20

CFE Temporarily Postpones Launch Date For S&P 500 Variance Futures CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that it has temporarily postponed the launch of S&P 500 Variance futures, originally scheduled to begin on Thursday, October 4. The additional time will allow market participants to further prepare for the tradin...
06:39 2019-05-22

Trump postpones Florida trip in wake of shootings U.S. President Donald Trump will postpone a trip to Florida planned for Tuesday due to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend, a White House official said on Monday....
18:39 2019-08-05

Indonesia postpones vote on bill criminalizing sex outside marriage Indonesia's president ordered parliament on Friday to delay voting on a bill to criminalize extra-marital and gay sex, amid protests and criticism from rights groups and after major tourist market Australia warned its citizens about the plan....
17:00 2019-09-20

Brian Wilson postpones US tour due to 'mental insecurity' Beach Boys singer ‘struggling with stuff in my head and saying things I don’t mean’ but intends to return this yearBrian Wilson has postponed a US tour scheduled to begin on Friday due to feeling “mentally insecure”.In a statement, Wilson said he had “been living with mental illness for many decades...
16:00 2019-06-07

WTO cuts forecast for global trade growth amid U.S.-China dispute, broader economic slowdown The international body said world merchandise trade volumes are now expected to only rise by 1.2 percent this year — markedly slower than the 2.6 percent growth forecast in April....
01:00 2019-10-02

Exclusive: Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources Earlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse the mounting political crisis in the territory....
09:39 2019-08-30

Amid economic challenges, China displays 'a military show of strength' at its 70th birthday bash The 70th anniversary celebrations, which boasted one of Beijing's largest military parades, took place as China faces economic and political challenges....
12:26 2019-10-01

Ford names new president for China joint venture to deepen alliance amid falling sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China to deepen the alliance and push for more models, as the U.S. carmaker tries to stem a decline in sales in the world's second largest economy....
19:13 2019-08-22

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
20:52 2019-06-28

Amid Hour-Long Lines, Customers Fight Over Products as Costco Opens First Store in China (Bloomberg) — Costco Wholesale Corp.’s first outlet in China opened on Tuesday and was soon overrun with customers willing to fight over discounted products and wait hours to pay for their purchases. The American retail giant had to suspend operations in its Shanghai store in the afterno...
02:26 2019-08-28

European stocks close higher amid US-China trade optimism, German consumer data European stocks closed higher on Thursday amid hopes that the U.S. and China will be able to resolve their protracted trade battle, with upbeat consumer sentiment data out of Germany providing an additional boost....
20:13 2019-09-26

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 document seen by Reuters....
19:39 2019-07-12

Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-China trade war....
08:13 2019-08-02

GM's self-driving car division postpones launch of robot taxis General Motors is delaying the launch of its self-driving cars, which it had promised to launch in the form of a ride-sharing service this year.       ...
00:01 2019-07-25

Brian Wilson postpones tour due to mental health issues Brian Wilson of Beach Boys fame has announced that he is postponing his "Pet Sounds" and Greatest Hits Live tour dates which were set to take place in June....
23:52 2019-06-06

Cancelled Isle of Man TT practice sessions postpones race start Practice for the 2019 Isle of Man TT has been cancelled due to poor weather conditions for a fourth straight day, prompting a change in the race schedule...
03:52 2019-06-02

SpaceX postpones satellite launch in Florida due to high winds Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed its planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first cluster of satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
15:39 2019-05-21

Trump Postpones Trip After Denmark PM's "No Interest" In Greenland Sale US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is postponing a planned meeting with Denmark's prime minister due to her lack of interest in selling Greenland to the United States....
07:52 2019-08-21

Metallica postpones tour so James Hetfield can go back to rehab As reported by Variety, Metallica announced over the weekend that it is choosing to postpone its upcoming tour in Australia and New Zealand so James Hetfield can go back to a rehab program. The tour was supposed to start halfway through October and go until November, and while a statement from Metal...
11:39 2019-10-01

Extinction Rebellion postpones Heathrow drone protest plan The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down London's Heathrow Airport with drones after it was criticized by politicians and police....
14:26 2019-06-16

James Hetfield enters rehab, Metallica postpones tour Metallica was forced to postpone its upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand after frontman James Hetfield was admitted into a rehabilitation program....
04:00 2019-10-01

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provide tax incentives for a $100 million expansion of t...
04:26 2019-06-19

| Sports court postpones Sun Yang hearing till October The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it is postponing its hearing on the decision by FINA, the governing body of swimming, to clear Chinese star Sun Yang of doping....
20:39 2019-08-20

Kuwait's ruler in U.S. hospital for tests, postpones Trump meeting Kuwait's 90-year-old ruler has been admitted to a hospital in the United States for medical tests and postponed a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump planned for this week in Washington, state news agency KUNA said on Sunday....
06:00 2019-09-09

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & REFUSE all deliveries of fentanyl,” a deadly synthetic opioid. American officials have long blam...
07:13 2019-08-24

‘Crushed bodies and shattered bones:’ China’s Xi Jinping threatens dissidents amid Hong Kong protests Chinese President Xi Jinping raised the specter of a violent crackdown on protesters against the Communist government, as Beijing rebuffs international condemnation for human rights abuses....
07:00 2019-10-14

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different to terrorism"....
23:52 2019-08-14

Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan plan to meet their Chinese counterpart in Beijing next week amid a flare-up in tension over trade and history, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Friday....
12:39 2019-08-16

Hurricane Dorian: Pitbull postpones Los Angeles show, stays in Florida Rapper Pitbull postponed his scheduled show at the Los Angeles County Fair on Sunday because he didn't want to travel from Florida to California with Hurricane Dorian on the way....
01:26 2019-09-03

Trump postpones meeting with Danish PM after she dismisses offer to purchase Greenland U.S. President Donald Trump said he has postponed a meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Fredricksen due to her lack of interest in his offer to purchase Greenland....
04:39 2019-08-21

Crypto Promoter Justin Sun Postpones Charity Lunch With Warren Buffett Cryptocurrency investor Justin Sun, who paid a record $4.6 million in a charity auction to have lunch with Warren Buffett, abruptly postponed his meeting with the billionaire investor this week citing a health condition....
17:13 2019-07-23

Alibaba Postpones Hong Kong Listing as Protests Roil Markets The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have worsened....
16:39 2019-08-22

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow several current and former officials to be interviewed about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The committee stated that former Senior...
23:26 2019-06-05

Guatemala postpones Trump summit, says will not sign 'safe third country' deal Guatemala said on Sunday it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala's potential designation as a 'safe third country' for asylum seekers, stressing that it has no plans to sign such an agreement....
19:39 2019-07-14

Rain postpones remainder of NASCAR playoff race at Talladega until Monday NASCAR Cup Series drivers will have to wait another day to complete the playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway.       ...
04:39 2019-10-14

Trump postpones Florida trip planned for Tuesday: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will postpone a trip planned for Tuesday to Florida due to two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend, a White House official said on Monday....
17:39 2019-08-05

Naomi Wolf faces ‘new questions’ as US publisher postpones latest book Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had said it would stand by Outrages after row in UK over its historical accuracy, but has now recalled copies from storesNaomi Wolf’s US publisher has postponed the release of her new book and is recalling copies from booksellers, saying that new questions have arisen over ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Brian Wilson postpones summer tour, says he feels 'mentally insecure' Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson has indefinitely postponed a U.S. summer tour that was due to open on Friday, saying he felt "mentally insecure" in the aftermath of recent back surgery but hoped to return to performing later in the year....
03:52 2019-06-08

NASCAR postpones Daytona night race until Sunday afternoon because of rain The Coke Zero Sugar 400, the annual summer night race at Daytona, was moved to Sunday afternoon because of persistent rain.       ...
11:13 2019-07-07

Malaysia court postpones biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib A Malaysian court on Monday postponed for a week the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB and allegedly involving former prime minister Najib Razak....
04:52 2019-08-19

Metallica postpones overseas tour as James Hetfield enters rehab James Hetfield, 56, has been open about his addiction and alcoholism. His struggles were detailed in the 2004 documentary film "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster," where Hetfield left the band to enter rehab in 2001.        ...
17:52 2019-09-28

Metallica postpones overseas tour as James Hetfield re-enters rehab for 'addiction' Metallica is postponing their upcoming tour to Australia and New Zealand so lead singer James Hetfield can re-enter a treatment program for addiction.        ...
06:00 2019-09-28

Chance the Rapper Postpones Tour, Opts for Paternity Leave After Birth of Daughter Mere days before his #TheBigDay World Tour was set to kick off comes the shocking news that Chance the Rapper, born Chancelor Bennett, is taking paternity leave....
08:00 2019-09-11

Trump postpones Denmark trip after prime minister declines to sell him Greenland The move comes two days after President Trump told reporters that owning Greenland “would be nice” for the United States from a strategic perspective....
04:13 2019-08-21

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow extradition to mainland China....
06:26 2019-06-13

Etiquette classes in Shanghai – in pictures Against a soundtrack of classical music, children learn social skills, dining manners and deportment – hence the books on their heads to teach them how to walk gracefully. Other exercises include how to introduce themselves and greet people, with practice in ‘air kissing’, and what topics are approp...
10:52 2019-07-01

SpaceX wants to go New York to Shanghai in 40 minutes The race to make point-to-point space travel a viable transportation method is heating up as companies like Blue Origin and SpaceX continue to move toward developing passenger rockets. A plane ride from New York City to Shanghai is about 15 hours - and it could be as long as 29 hours with connecting...
15:26 2019-06-08

Yao Li, ‘Silver Voice’ of Shanghai, Dies at 96 Ms. Yao was a celebrated singer in Shanghai and Hong Kong starting in the 1930s. One of her songs appeared on the soundtrack of the film “Crazy Rich Asians.”...
23:26 2019-07-31

Third consecutive Shanghai final for O'Sullivan "Ronnie O\u0027Sullivan enjoyed a resplendent evening session in the Shanghai Masters semi-final against Neil Robertson - moving into the final there for the third year in succession."...
07:13 2019-09-15

Murray rallies to win in first round in Shanghai Andy Murray rallied past Argentine qualifier Juan Ignacio Londero 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Monday to reach the second round of the Shanghai Masters in China....
22:26 2019-10-07

Alabama postpones 50th anniversary tour as Randy Owen battles migraines, vertigo Alabama postponed the remaining of its 50th anniversary tour due to singer and guitarist Randy Owen's continued battle with cluster migraines and vertigo.        ...
14:26 2019-08-22

Zverev scalps agitated Federer in Shanghai "Alexander Zverev held on to beat Roger Federer 6-3 6-7(7) 6-3 at the quarter-final stage of the Shanghai Masters at the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena, in Shanghai."...
17:26 2019-10-11

Murray fumes at Fognini in Shanghai defeat Former world number one Andy Murray told Fabio Fognini to "shut up" before losing to the fiery Italian 7-6(4) 2-6 7-6(2) in an ill-tempered second-round clash at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday....
03:13 2019-10-09

| Djokovic begins Shanghai defence with easy win Novak Djokovic made a fast start to the defence of his Shanghai Masters crown on Wednesday, easing past young Canadian Denis Shapovalov in straight sets....
17:00 2019-10-09

Skateboarders squeezed out in fight for Shanghai streets Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, but many in the growing scene in China's mega-city of Shanghai complain that they have few places to go and are looked down upon as trouble-makers.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

| Zverev dumps Federer out of Shanghai Masters Roger Federer was given a point penalty as he followed Novak Djokovic out of the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals in a bad-tempered defeat to Alexander Zverev....
16:13 2019-10-11

Djokovic, Thiem among top seeds to advance in Shanghai World number one Novak Djokovic extended his winning run in Asia when he strolled into the last-16 of the Shanghai Masters with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Canada's Denis Shapovalov on Wednesday....
17:26 2019-10-09

Federer opens Shanghai play with a vengeance Four years after a stunning second-round loss to Albert Ramos-Vinolas at this venue, No. 2 seed Roger Federer defeated the Spaniard 6-2, 7-6 (5) on Tuesday at the Shanghai Masters in China....
19:39 2019-10-08

Djokovic, Federer progress to Shanghai quarters World number one Novak Djokovic produced a majestic display in a 7-5 6-3 victory over American John Isner on Thursday to extend his winning streak in Asia and reach the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals....
00:13 2019-10-11

Pak Decides To Let PM's Plane Fly Through Airspace For Shanghai Summit Pakistan on Monday decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)......
21:13 2019-06-10

Malaysia court postpones biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak The hearing will now begin next Monday to allow time for the completion of a previous trial that revolves around former 1MDB unit SRC International, a Kuala Lumpur High Court judge said....
11:52 2019-08-19

Blink 182 postpones El Paso show after massacre; Mark Hoppus reveals he was in hotel on lockdown during shooting Blink 182 postponed their upcoming show in El Paso, Texas, and bassist Mark Hoppus was on lockdown in his hotel after a gunman opened fire at a local Walmart on Saturday, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 26....
20:52 2019-08-04

Asia stocks set to trade lower 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....
02:00 2019-07-17

Rabbi spat on and cursed at in Berlin Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal said two men spat on him while he was walking home from the synagogue with his son. German police are investigating the incident as a religiously-motivated crime....
18:52 2019-07-31

Stocks in Asia set to trade lower amid US-China trade uncertainty Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Wednesday amid mounting uncertainty on the U.S.-China trade front ahead of expected high level negotiations between the two economic powerhouses later this week....
02:00 2019-10-09

METALS-Base metals fall amid trade uncertainty, weak China data Industrial metals declined on Thursday amid a lack of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade dispute and weak data from top metals consumer China....
07:26 2019-06-13

Didi announces autonomous taxi pilot for Shanghai Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is launching a self-driving taxi service in Shanghai, after spinning out its driverless car business as a standalone unit.Read More...
17:52 2019-08-30

Federer cruises past Ramos-Vinolas in Shanghai Roger Federer eased past Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2 7-6(5) to reach the last-16 of the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, avenging a defeat to the Spaniard in their last meeting at the same stage of the tournament in 2015....
19:39 2019-10-08

Murray wobbles but roars back to win Shanghai opener Former world number one Andy Murray recovered from a slow start to beat Argentine qualifier Juan Ignacio Londero 2-6 6-2 6-3 in the Shanghai Masters opening round on Monday....
22:26 2019-10-07

PM Modi Leaves For India After Conclusion Of Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday left for home after the conclusion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in which he discussed the global security situation, multilateral......
19:52 2019-06-14

Tesla to Investigate Car That Appeared to Burst Into Flames in Shanghai The fire, involving a Tesla sedan in a parking garage, left no one injured, the fire department said. The automaker said it had dispatched a team “at once.”...
17:39 2019-05-21

METALS-Shanghai tin eases, but on course for best week ever on lower output Shanghai tin edged lower on Friday, but it was heading for its best week on record, while prices in London were on course to post its best weekly gain in years, as major tin producers sought to cut output....
09:39 2019-09-06

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?...
12:39 2019-06-28

Djokovic, Federer bow out in Shanghai as 'Next Gen' stars roar into semis The next generation of youngsters made their mark at the Shanghai Masters as Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev knocked out former champions Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer respectively, booking their semi-final spots on Friday....
20:52 2019-10-11

Samsung 45W Fast Charging Spotted on Display at MWC Shanghai This new Samsung 45W fast charging technology is a good upgrade than the current 25W fast charging solution that is integrated into the Galaxy S10 5G....
10:13 2019-07-02

Murray prolongs Asian swing with Shanghai wildcard Former world number one Andy Murray will return to the Shanghai Masters for the first time since 2016 after the Briton was awarded a wildcard for the tournament, organizers said on Thursday....
14:00 2019-09-12

Tsitsipas downs Djokovic in Shanghai, qualifies for ATP Finals Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas battled back from a set down to defeat top seed Novak Djokovic 3-6 7-5 6-3 in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Friday for his first victory over a reigning world number one....
17:00 2019-10-11

Two whales flown from Shanghai aquarium to sanctuary in Iceland Female 12-year-old beluga whales Little Grey and Little White arrive at Klettsvik BayTwo beluga whales from a Shanghai aquarium have arrived in Iceland to live out their days in a unique marine sanctuary that conservationists hope will become a model for rehoming 3,000 of the creatures currently in ...
05:13 2019-06-20

Shanghai to phase out lower-end diesel trucks by 2022 The municipal government of Shanghai, China's financial capital, is aiming to wipe out some 120,000 lower-end diesel-powered trucks by 2022 to help cut air pollution, according to a report on the central government's website on Monday....
14:00 2019-09-30

Medvedev extends hot streak to set up Shanghai final with Zverev Russia's Daniil Medvedev remarkably reached his ninth final of the season as he defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(5) 7-5 at the Shanghai Masters on Saturday....
18:00 2019-10-12

Shanghai fines Didi, Meituan for using unlicensed vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they continue to fail to meet standards....
04:39 2019-08-14

O'Sullivan clinches dramatic comeback win over Wilson in Shanghai "Ronnie O\u0027Sullivan clinches a dramatic comeback win over Kyren Wilson at the Shanghai Masters. Watch LIVE on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player."...
22:00 2019-09-12

NBA To Go Ahead With Shanghai Exhibition Game Despite Hong Kong Row NBA will go ahead with an exhibition game in Shanghai on Thursday that had looked in doubt after a team executive ignited a free speech row that has angered China....
14:13 2019-10-10

Nadal pulls out of Shanghai Masters with wrist injury Rafa Nadal has pulled out of the Shanghai Masters due to a wrist injury that cut short his participation in last month's Laver Cup, the world number two said on Friday....
12:52 2019-10-04

Three MTA conductors spat on by subway in isolated incidents “This is disgusting, vile behavior and we are sick and tired of it," TWU Local 100 President Tony Utano said. "We want to see people arrested and charged. Put more cameras in the system."...
02:13 2019-07-24

Why Swiss Spat With EU Could Spill Into Stock Markets  Strained relations between Switzerland and the European Union are threatening to affect trading in Swiss stocks. The two sides are at odds over a political accord, and the Swiss stock exchange has effectively become a bargaining chip. Brexit makes Brussels unlikely to grant any concessions....
20:52 2019-06-20

Why the Swiss Spat With EU Is Spilling Into Stock Markets Strained relations between Switzerland and the European Union have taken a dramatic twist, with the political discord now set to impact trading in Swiss stocks. The two sides are at odds over a sweeping political accord that’s been in negotiation for years, and the Swiss stock exchange effectively e...
22:26 2019-06-27

Price responds as spat with Eckersley resurfaces Red Sox pitcher David Price said Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley "needs attention," after a previous feud between the two was brought up in a Boston Globe profile on Eckersley....
03:26 2019-07-18

After US-Mexico trade spat, USMCA in now focus Whipsawing US trade tactics under President Donald Trump are running the risk of upending ratification of the new North American trade agreement. (June 14)        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked confidential cables to London....
17:00 2019-07-10

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the center of a political and humanitarian crisis....
18:26 2019-07-22

'I'm not having him talk to me like that' - Murray still fuming over Fognini spat "Andy Murray has explained that he felt Fabio Fognini had broken the rules and that\u0027s why he was arguing with the Italian on court during his 7-6, 2-6, 7-6 defeat at the Shanghai Masters."...
20:26 2019-10-08

| Medvedev struggles past qualifier to reach Shanghai quarters US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev saved five first-set points as he struggled into the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals with victory over 248th-ranked Vasek Pospisil....
15:00 2019-10-10

Marko Arnautovic leaves West Ham to join Shanghai SIPG for £22.4m • West Ham confirm Austrian’s move in short statement• 30-year-old forward scored 22 goals in 65 appearancesMarko Arnautovic has completed his move from West Ham to Shanghai SIPG, the Premier League club have announced. The 30-year-old Austria international moves to the Chinese Super League champion...
12:26 2019-07-08

How to make Lumpia Shanghai, the Filipino egg rolls that bring the whole neighborhood over My mother-in-law’s best friend is a Filipino woman whose favorite thing was to host elaborate feasts, which would essentially shut down the neighborhood for a few hours as everyone would stop by....
10:00 2019-08-27

Musk: Tesla is building engineering team for Shanghai plant After Tesla's China plant begins production, its capacity will gradually increase to around 3,000 vehicles a week, a Chinese government official said. The first product will be the Model 3 sedan. ...
21:26 2019-10-03

Tesla Says Single Battery Module Caused Car Fire in Shanghai Tesla said a single battery module caused a car to catch fire in Shanghai and it had revised its vehicle settings to further protect its batteries following an investigation into the incident....
21:52 2019-06-28

Murray accepts Shanghai wildcard to prolong Asian swing "Former world number one Andy Murray will return to the Shanghai Masters for the first time since 2016 after the Briton was awarded a wildcard for the tournament."...
13:13 2019-09-12

Watch: Medvedev continues stunning form to take Shanghai title "Daniil Medvedev won his second Masters 1000 title of the season and took his consecutive sets record to 18 with a straight-sets victory over Alexander Zverev."...
19:39 2019-10-13

Basilashvili survives early scare in Shanghai, Verdasco knocked out "Nikoloz Basilashvili avoided becoming an early casualty at the Shanghai Masters when the Georgian 15th seed was forced to fight back from a set down to beat Moldova\u0027s unseeded Radu Albot 4-6 6-1 6-3 and move into the second round."...
21:52 2019-10-06

METALS-Shanghai copper hits 3-week low as trade war escalates China's copper futures prices fell to their lowest in three weeks, as base metals weakened due to an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war over the weekend....
05:26 2019-08-26

West Ham sells Arnautovic to Chinese champion Shanghai SIPG West Ham has announced the sale of Marko Arnautovic to Chinese champion Shanghai SIPG in a terse, two-line statement       ...
15:13 2019-07-08

Tsitsipas reaches Tour Finals after beating Djokovic in Shanghai "Stefanos Tsitsipas has become the first ever Greek to reach the ATP Tour Finals after beating Novak Djokovic 3-6 7-5 6-3 in the Shaghai Open quarter-finals."...
17:26 2019-10-11

Shanghai Issues Permits To Test Autonomous Cars In City Shanghai opened up its first road section for testing smart and connected vehicles in March 2018, and so far the roads have a combined length of 53.6 kilometers, covering 1,580 different scenarios. A......
13:13 2019-09-17

U.S., Chinese officials show signs of trade progress in Shanghai New trade talks between the United States and China ended Wednesday with small signs of progress that could indicate potential to end the long-running trade conflict....
22:13 2019-07-31

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a singular question: “What kind of trash are you?”The question is aimed at the city’s daily 22,000 tonnes...
04:39 2019-07-12

PM Modi's Meeting With Iran President Cancelled At Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday could not hold a bilateral meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Bishkek due to scheduling issues, official sources......
19:52 2019-06-14

METALS-Shanghai nickel at record high on supply concerns Shanghai nickel prices hit an all-time high on Friday as a waste spill at a nickel plant in Papua New Guinea sparked fears of supply shortage. Shanghai most-traded nickel contract was up 2.6% at a record high of 130,100 yuan ($18,342.54) a tonne, as of 0359 GMT, while London nickel ...
10:13 2019-08-30

PM To Meet Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to pitch for strong and decisive action to deal with terrorism when he addresses a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Bishkek on June 14....
21:13 2019-06-10

'Even Paan Ki Dukaan Better Run': IndiGo Promoters' Spat Goes Public Locked in a bitter battle with fellow co-founder Rahul Bhatia, IndiGo promoter Rakesh Gangwal has alleged serious governance lapses in the company, saying even a "paan ki dukaan" (betel shop) would......
12:26 2019-07-10

UK ambassador to Washington quits after leaked memo spat After the leak of diplomatic cables that were heavily critical of US President Donald Trump, Britain’s envoy in Washington, Kim Darroch, has resigned. Trump had said his White House would no longer work with him....
16:26 2019-07-10

Stock exchanges face hit in Bern-Brussels spat Bern has failed to meet a twice-delayed EU deadline to sign off on a trade pact after four years of talks as stock markets across Europe brace for a rocky first week of July. DW explains how they arrived at the impasse....
04:39 2019-06-28

WTO to back around $7.5 billion U.S. tariffs on EU in aircraft spat: sources The United States has been granted approval to impose tariffs on European Union goods with an annual trade value around $7.5 billion over illegal government support for European planemaker Airbus , people familiar with the matter said....
20:13 2019-09-26

NASA Administrator Explains Twitter Spat With SpaceX NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Thursday that a recent Twitter statement critical of SpaceX was a signal to all the space agency's contractors about realistic development timelines....
13:00 2019-10-11

Chip Makers Can Muddle Through Asia Trade Spat Life just got a fraction tidier for chip makers.Trade relations between Japan and South Korea, two key countries for the industry, may be less messy than feared....
18:52 2019-08-09

Powell Suggests Fed Could Cut Rates If Trade Spat Escalates Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank is closely monitoring the recent escalation in trade tensions and that it would respond if needed to keep the economy growing steadily....
21:26 2019-06-04

Canada raises concern at G20 over Mexico pipeline spat Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
17:26 2019-06-29

Orioles' Davis reached 'breaking point' before spat Two days after Orioles first baseman Chris Davis had to be restrained from going after manager Brandon Hyde in the dugout, Davis said Friday that the two have talked and their relationship will be fine....
04:39 2019-08-10

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
03:26 2019-06-15

Israel-Hamas undersea gas spat in full swing Discoveries of undersea gas in the Eastern Mediterranean, an area straddling Egyptian, Israeli, Lebanese and Cypriot waters, have reignited old debates about who will reap the rewards. The Palestinians have a claim too....
13:26 2019-07-12

Trump and Lindsey Graham get into spat on Twitter over Iran President Trump and Lindsey Graham got into a Twitter fight after the South Carolina senator said the commander in chief’s “measured” action to date on Iran showed “weakness.” “The measured response by President @realDonaldTrump regarding the shooting down of an American drone was clearl...
20:13 2019-09-18

METALS-Shanghai tin plumbs 3-yr lows as short selling takes hold Shanghai tin prices plunged and were heading for their sixth consecutive daily drop on Wednesday as investors took out more short positions on the metal used in tin cans and lead-acid batteries, even as analysts said fundamentals had not changed. Tin hit a three-year low in Shanghai overnight a...
05:13 2019-07-03

METALS-Shanghai copper gains on revived trade-talk euphoria Shanghai copper prices rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China's top trade negotiator, but London prices treaded water as investors remained cautious ahead of the final day of trade talks....
07:00 2019-10-11

Long-awaited London-Shanghai share listing project goes live Companies listed in Britain will be able to sell shares in China on Monday with the launch of a long-awaited London-Shanghai Stock Connect project that finance minister Philip Hammond called a chance to deepen "global connectivity"....
02:00 2019-06-17

Marko Arnautovic scores on Shanghai SIPG debut after West Ham exit Marko Arnautovic headed home on his Chinese Super League debut on Sunday as defending champions Shanghai SIPG were held to a 2-2 draw by Chongqing Lifan on a day when Beijing Guoan finally relinquished top spot....
21:26 2019-07-21

Murray tells Fognini to 'shut up' during bad-tempered clash on court in Shanghai "Andy Murray lost his cool with Fabio Fognini at the worst possible moment during their Shanghai Masters clash and saw the match slip through his fingers."...
17:39 2019-10-08

Steven Mnuchin, Robert Lighthizer to travel to Shanghai for trade negotiations Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will travel to China next week for negotiations to resolve the ongoing trade war between the two countries....
04:39 2019-07-25

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – office complexes and luxury apartments for the wealthy of Shanghai Continue reading......
16:39 2019-06-18

Tesla Shanghai factory won't mass produce Model 3s until mid-2020, JL Warren says Tesla sales in China should hit around 6,400 vehicles this quarter, but the Shanghai factory won't be able to manufacture Model 3s in volume until mid-2020, according to JL Warren Capital....
18:52 2019-09-19

Andy Murray falls to fiery second-round defeat at Shanghai Masters • Fabio Fognini edges to 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-6 (2) victory over Scot• Murray wastes two match points but puts in promising displayOn a day when it was revealed that Andy Murray will make his grand slam singles return at the Australian Open, he came close to the best win of his comeback from hip surgery ...
22:52 2019-10-08

Gama Racing duo takes Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia win in Shanghai Chris van der Drift and Evan Chen moved to within two points of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia points lead after recording a fifth win of the year in Shanghai...
15:13 2019-09-08

Shanghai Masters: Medvedev Into 6th Straight Final, Sets Up Zverev Clash With Roger Federer and world number one Novak Djokovic ousted in the quarter-finals, the next generation of men's tennis stars has made its mark in China....
22:52 2019-10-12

Pak Officials Skip Shanghai Summit Meet In Delhi, Turn Up For Dinner Pakistan gave a miss to the two-day military medicine conference of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) held in Delhi but its representatives attended a dinner related to the event on Thursday......
02:26 2019-09-14

Ridesharing giant Didi Chuxing will offer robotaxi service in Shanghai Self-driving taxis are quickly becoming a reality well beyond the US. Chinese ridesharing giant Didi Chuxing has unveiled plans for a pilot robotaxi service in Shanghai's Jiading District. It'll only include 30 cars with Level 4 autonomy (full self......
21:26 2019-08-30

Italy: Conte threatens to quit unless government solves spat The populist coalition governing Italy must put internal differences to one side, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has warned. If it doesn't, the country may face early elections....
20:13 2019-06-03

Fed's Patience Tested as Trade Spat Clouds Growth Outlook The recent escalation of the U.S. trade dispute with China is putting the Federal Reserve in a bind and complicates its make-no-moves policy posture....
19:00 2019-05-30

Klobuchar refuses to take sides on segregationist spat between Biden and Harris Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., defended both former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in their war of words over the former’s comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in the past....
18:39 2019-07-07

Costly Tariff Spat Masks Deeper Trade Problems In waging a trade war on multiple fronts, President Trump appears to be turning the clock back to a bygone era, when high barriers to trade were a daily fact of economic life....
01:13 2019-08-19