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China finds armyworm in major corn producer Shandong: Beijing News

China has found the destructive fall armyworm in the major corn-producing province of Shandong in the north, the government-backed Beijing News reported on Monday....

China finds armyworm in major corn producer Shandong: Beijing News

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China finds armyworm pest in corn crops in Gansu province China has found the destructive fall armyworm in corn crops in the northwestern province of Gansu, the local government said on Monday, further stoking fears about damage to the country's grain output....
18:52 2019-07-09

Taiwan on 'high alert' after finding invasive armyworm in corn crop Taiwan is on "high alert" for further damage by the fall armyworm, said Premier Su Tseng-chang on Tuesday, after the island reported its first sighting of the invasive pest in a corn field....
12:13 2019-06-11

Taiwan detects invasive fall armyworm pest in corn crop Taiwan is bracing for smaller crops of wheat, corn and rice, said an official late on Monday, after reporting its first sighting of the invasive fall armyworm pest in a corn field....
09:52 2019-06-11

Jeremy Lin finally finds a new team — in China with Beijing Ducks Veteran NBA guard Jeremy Lin signed with the Beijing Shougang Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association, the team announced Tuesday.       ...
22:26 2019-08-27

China Hongqiao aluminum facilities flooded as typhoon lashes Shandong Facilities belonging to China Hongqiao Group, the world's top aluminum producer, were damaged by flooding after Typhoon Lekima wreaked havoc in the smelting heartland of Shandong, according to a statement from an affiliate firm....
02:26 2019-08-13

China's Shandong province plans further coal usage cuts over next five years China's eastern province of Shandong aims to cut its coal consumption by 50 million tonnes in five years, the provincial government said in a statement on Tuesday, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and upgrade its energy structure....
15:26 2019-07-02

Crop invaders: China's small farmers struggle to defeat armyworm Yan Wenliu leans on the side of his cart as he prepares to leave his sugarcane field in Southwest China, bewildered by the formidable new pest that has ambushed his crops this year....
10:26 2019-08-09

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets: ministry The prevention and control of armyworm is crucial to China's ability to hit annual grain output targets and maintain economic and social stability, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
17:00 2019-05-24

Paris court finds Ian Bailey guilty of murdering French TV producer in 1996 A French court has convicted a British former journalist in absentia of murdering French television producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in southwest Ireland in 1996....
20:26 2019-05-31

Corn Nutrition: Benefits Of Corn And Interesting Ways To Add It To Your Diet In India, people eat roasted corn on the cob or bhutta, as well as sweet corn in cups, which is widely available at street food stalls. Here are some more interesting ways of adding corn to your diet!...
16:13 2019-06-07

How High Are Corn Prices in China? You Won't Believe Your Ears Prices are near their highest levels in four years, the result of falling domestic production at a time of tense relations with Beijing’s major trading partners....
20:00 2019-06-06

China cuts 2019/20 corn use forecast by 2 million tonnes due to African swine fever China's agriculture ministry on Thursday said it was lowering its forecast for corn consumption in the 2019/20 crop year amid outbreaks of African swine fever across the country....
18:26 2019-08-12

China's producer prices stall in June, fueling fears of deflation China's producer prices flat-lined in June on lower oil prices and weak global demand, fueling concerns that a slowdown in manufacturing from a bruising trade war will further drag on growth in the world's second-biggest economy....
08:26 2019-07-10

The World Is ‘Grossly’ Unprepared for the Next Major Pandemic, Watchdog Finds A report compiled by an independent group of experts claims that governments and NGOs are woefully unprepared for the next big pandemic, while subsequently warning of a “very real threat” for a global-scale pandemic to kill 50 million to 80 million people.Read more......
08:00 2019-09-19

Taiwanese Man Who Disappeared in China Is Under Investigation, Beijing Says The man’s disappearance last month may dovetail with months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong — and speculation about Beijing’s designs on the territory....
14:00 2019-09-11

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
22:00 2019-07-18

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of drugs smuggled into the country, describing it as a "new threat to China."...
14:26 2019-06-17

China summons German ambassador to Beijing The Chinese government took action in protest at German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas meeting with pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong. Beijing says it has "sufficient proof" of foreign intervention in Hong Kong....
21:39 2019-09-11

Sieren's China: Athens caught between Brussels and Beijing China has reason to celebrate the new business-friendly prime minister in Athens, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. But Greece can't ignore the European Union, even if it's increasingly dependent on China, says DW's Frank Sieren....
23:26 2019-07-11

China denounces U.S. 'rumors' about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
10:13 2019-05-24

Beijing says progress on China-Australia ties 'unsatisfactory' The progress of repairing China-Australia ties, strained over Canberra's concerns about Chinese influence in its domestic affairs, has been "unsatisfactory," said China's top diplomat after meeting his Australian counterpart....
04:13 2019-08-03

Beijing's New Airport To Open On Eve Of China's 70th Birthday Beijing is set to open an eye-catching multi-billion dollar airport resembling a massive shining starfish, to accommodate soaring air traffic in China and celebrate the Communist government's 70th......
21:52 2019-06-30

China's new U.N. envoy says Beijing ready to fight U.S. on trade China's new ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, said on Friday that if the United States wanted to fight China on trade, "then we will fight" and warned that Beijing was prepared to take countermeasures over new U.S. tariffs....
21:13 2019-08-02

US delays China tariffs after Beijing eases some restrictions President Trump said the US would delay a tariff hike for two weeks, after China announced it would lift some trade restrictions. The mutual concessions may ease tensions ahead of high-level talks early next month....
10:52 2019-09-12

UPDATE 1-China denounces U.S. "rumours" about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumours after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
09:52 2019-05-24

Taiwan Urges China To Renounce Use Of Force As Beijing Warns Of War Taiwan on Wednesday called on China to renounce the use of force against the self-ruled island, hours after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan's independence....
17:01 2019-07-24

Beijing vows to defend 'islands and rocks' in the South China Sea A high-level colonel in the Chinese military admits there's a possibility of a "miscalculation" in the South China Sea, but defended China's "need" to protect what Beijing deems as its territory....
07:52 2019-06-03

Hit-and-Run Collision in South China Sea Tests Philippines' Beijing Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to China, as his decision not to push Beijing over the incident prompts condemnation from critics who say he is selling out his country’s sovereignty for econ...
22:39 2019-07-12

China denounces U.S. 'rumors' and 'lies' about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
14:13 2019-05-24

Beijing Says China, U.S. Still in Touch on Trade Dispute, September Talks UPDATED: China’s Ministry of Commerce said Beijing and Washington remain “in effective communication” about their continuing trade dispute and are discussing whether to proceed with September talks....
17:39 2019-08-29

China denounces US 'rumors' and 'lies' about Huawei ties to Beijing China denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
15:13 2019-05-24

Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii route flights from August 27 Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating U.S.-China trade war....
08:13 2019-08-06

Australia says China transfers writer Yang to detention in Beijing China has moved Australian writer Yang Hengjun to a detention center in the capital, Beijing, Australia's foreign ministry said on Thursday, just as a measure to detain him without legal representation was set to expire....
13:01 2019-07-18

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

Trump orders U.S. firms out of China after Beijing sets new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, throwing a new twist into the bitter trade war between the world's two largest economies....
20:00 2019-08-23

U.S.-Japan Corn Deal Has Just One Flaw: Japan Doesn't Need the Corn With U.S. corn farmers hammered by the trade war with China, President Trump has said Japan will buy enough to pick up the slack. But not everyone in Japan has gotten the memo....
16:00 2019-09-08

Beijing defiant on trade war: 'No one should expect China to swallow bitter fruit' The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitter fruit."...
18:13 2019-05-21

Anti-China sentiment in Washington is rising and Beijing needs to pay attention, ex-US official says Anti-China sentiment is rising in Washington — and Beijing should not underestimate that, a former under secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury said on Thursday....
12:39 2019-06-06

Time for the US and China to return to 'serious communication' on a trade deal: ex-Beijing official The U.S. and China must work closely to reach a trade deal as their bilateral dispute has a global impact, said China's former vice finance minister on Monday....
11:26 2019-09-23

China, U.S. to hold trade talks in October; Beijing says phone call went well China and the United States on Thursday agreed to hold high-level trade talks in early October in Washington, amid fears that an escalating trade war could trigger a global economic recession....
10:52 2019-09-05

China Urges Indo-Pak Dialogue As Pak Foreign Minister Arrives In Beijing China on Friday called on India and Pakistan to resolve their disputes through dialogue and negotiation as Pakistan Foreign Minister arrived in Beijing to seek China's support after New Delhi revoked......
13:13 2019-08-09

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
06:39 2019-07-16

China’s Probe of FedEx Demonstrates Beijing’s Ability to Hit Back at U.S. Companies Chinese regulators say they have launched an investigation into the U.S. delivery company FedEx after receiving “complaints from users,” Hong Kong’s South China Morning post reports. In a televised interview with state broadcaster CCTV on Saturday, Ma Junsheng, head of State Post B...
12:00 2019-06-03

WRAPUP 1-Trump orders U.S. firms out of China after Beijing sets new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, throwing a new twist into the bitter trade war between the world's two largest economies....
21:13 2019-08-23

Beijing says US blacklisting China's largest nuclear power firm is 'just an excuse' "The US administration has abused the blacklist in the name of safeguarding US national security," Chinese state media said, citing similar tactics used on Chinese tech giant Huawei....
13:52 2019-08-16

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
12:39 2019-07-11

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at a forum that has Beijing’s communist rulers fuming....
01:00 2019-07-19

Pigeons prohibited from flying in Beijing ahead of China’s 70th birthday China has reportedly banned pigeons from flying in the nation’s capital ahead of the Communist country’s 70th birthday celebration. Beijing’s municipal government warned of the restriction in the city’s seven major districts with a notice on Sunday that outlined how the birds and a number of other f...
07:13 2019-09-17

China Growth at Its Slowest Since 1992 as Beijing Struggles to Juice Economy China’s economic growth decelerated to its slowest pace in decades, weakened by trade tensions with the U.S. and businesses that held back from making big investments despite encouragement from Beijing....
07:00 2019-07-15

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift protest from Beijing....
04:26 2019-06-05

Trump says China trade deal coming, Beijing calls for resolution of dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday predicted a trade deal with China after positive gestures by Beijing, calming global markets that have been roiled by new tariffs from the world's two largest economies....
23:13 2019-08-26

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

Kudlow does not expect China to retaliate against Trump's latest tariffs despite Beijing's warning Despite Kudlow's expectations, China said on Saturday that it strongly opposes Trump's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods, and warned the U.S. of consequences if it does not end its "wrong actions."...
05:00 2019-08-26

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans. Many of the statements came after protesters opposed to ...
07:00 2019-08-20

Trump 'doesn't necessarily need a deal' with Beijing to be reelected, says US-China Business Council U.S. President Donald Trump "doesn't necessarily need a deal" with China as he seeks reelection in 2020, according to a senior director at the U.S.-China Business Council....
08:39 2019-09-03

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

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift protest from Beijing....
03:00 2019-06-05

Beijing Auto Buys Daimler Stake, Bolstering German Carmaker’s Ties to China The deal strengthens the German automaker’s relationship with a Chinese counterpart in a country that has become an important market but where overall sales are falling....
20:13 2019-07-23

Many Americans Believe Fake News Is a Bigger Problem Than Racism, New Poll Finds Before an orange-tinged carnival barker began waging a war with the news media and Russian troll farms began spewing misinformation across social media to help said carnival barker ascend to the White House, the quality of news probably ranked fairly low among the things most Americans typically wor...
00:13 2019-06-09

Turning blue: China Inc holds breath as Beijing eyes smog-free skies for National Day When the sun comes up in Beijing on Oct. 1, the Chinese government will aim to celebrate its 70th birthday under a brilliant blue sky - and factory bosses hope they can get through it without blanket closures....
07:13 2019-09-17

Editor in Chief of Major News Website Just Learned How the U.S. Government Works Imagine, if you can, becoming the GLOBAL EDITOR IN CHIEF of Business Insider (and INSIDER, a venture I still couldn’t define for you) without knowing one of the most basic facts about how American government works....
20:00 2019-05-30

The Last of Us 2 Release Date Update: Troy Baker drops major PS4 news once again Troy Baker has been talking about The Last of Us Part 2 at Manchester Comic-Con. And what he’s had to say about the upcoming sequel is pretty exciting....
13:39 2019-08-04

Guardian joins major global news collaboration Covering Climate Now The Guardian joins the Nation and Columbia Journalism Review in launching a new partnership among more than 250 news organizations to improve coverage of the climate crisisHundreds of newsrooms around the world are banding together this week to commit their pages and air time to what may be the most...
16:52 2019-09-15

PS4 Games Blow: Bad News for Sony fans - this major exclusive may be coming to Xbox One It looks like a game that was initially billed as a PlayStation exclusive could be coming to Xbox One as well - at least if a mysterious new listing is to be believed....
14:26 2019-06-08

PS5 release date news: Is Sony bringing this major PS4 game to next PlayStation and Xbox? With Death Stranding only a few months away from release, PlayStation Spain may have leaked that Kojima’s sci-fi action-adventure will become a cross-generation experience....
09:00 2019-08-10

Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Update: Major news for PS4, Xbox Character Creation Reset Rockstar's new patch arrived this week with a new weapon for Xbox One players of the open-world Western, but there's some even bigger news just on the horizon for all players....
12:52 2019-06-30

Showtime's Fox News series launches with 10 major Roger Ailes talking points Russell Crowe takes Roger Ailes starting Sunday. Here are 10 talking points from the premiere of Showtime's Fox News series, 'The Loudest Voice.'        ...
17:00 2019-07-01

Fall armyworm invades crops across Asia, smallholders worst hit Looking out at his empty, red-earth field, Thai farmer Puang Timdon said his two-week-old maize crop didn't stand a chance against the fall armyworm pest....
09:52 2019-06-20

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes giant leap towards Number 10 after another major win in fifth ballot Boris Johnson has taken his biggest leap yet towards Number 10, after gaining more than 50 per cent of the votes in the ballot for the final two of the Tory leadership contest....
23:39 2019-06-20

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cost farmers from India to Thailand, billions of dollars in lost production. ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Will we see a major smartphone manufacturing shift away from China? We’re back at it again! This time, however, it’s not about the Huawei ban and its consequences. We’ve covered what it means for Huawei and the various aspects of its business and how, on the other hand, it will give a significant boost to Huawei’s direct competitors. But the ban is just a small piec...
02:39 2019-05-31

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing some into bankruptcy. Burn it all down, now....
01:39 2019-09-10

China finds mysterious ‘shiny gel’ on dark side of moon China’s Chang’e-4 lunar rover, which successfully landed on the moon in January, has found something rather strange and perplexing — an oddly colored “gel-like” substance that can’t yet be explained. According to Our Space, a Chinese government-sanctioned publication th...
20:00 2019-09-04

China finds armyworms in 18 provinces, recommends pesticides for emergency use China has recommended the use of pesticides to fight against fall armyworms, as the destructive pest spreads across its vast farmlands, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
14:26 2019-06-05

McKinsey research finds the world becoming more exposed to China — but not the reverse The findings by McKinsey and Company come amid a year-long tariff fight between the U.S. and China, which has spilled into areas such as technology and security....
09:13 2019-07-15

Games with Gold July 2019 Free Xbox One Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
22:13 2019-06-21

Xbox Game Pass Update: Major News for Xbox Live as Microsoft reveals July console changes Microsoft has announced some exciting news for the Xbox Game Pass in its July Update - a much-needed new feature is coming to a console near you very soon....
15:13 2019-07-09

Xbox Games with Gold August Free Games News: Next Major Nelson reveal coming this week? Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
08:13 2019-07-23

Games with Gold June 2019 Free Xbox Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Microsoft is expected to announce its Games with gold lineup very soon: here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games....
23:00 2019-05-28

Kashmir May Not Be "Major Topic" During PM Modi-Xi Jinping Meeting: China China on Tuesday said the Kashmir issue may not be a "major topic" of discussion during the planned 2nd informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, in spite......
23:13 2019-09-17

China and the U.S Are Fighting a Major Battle Over Killer Robots and the Future of AI Russia started sabotaging the discussion from the very first session. Throughout the morning of Aug. 21, its diplomats at the United Nations in Geneva took the floor, nitpicking language in a document meant to pave the way for an eventual ban on lethal autonomous weapons, also known as killer robots...
19:13 2019-09-13

More than 50 major companies plan to move production from China because of trade war But rather than move operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of the companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
02:39 2019-07-19

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
17:52 2019-06-13

China’s lunar rover finds unknown ‘gel-like’ substance on the far side of the moon Scientists working on the Chang'e-4 mission were about to power down the rover for a "nap" when they noticed a crater with a strange substance depicted on Yutu-2's main camera....
03:52 2019-09-03

Treasury Secretary Finds No Security Concerns With Google Work in China Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and President Trump have found no national-security concerns about work Google is doing in China, a rebuke of claims made by billionaire Peter Thiel....
17:00 2019-07-24

China finds mysterious and strange 'shiny gel' on dark side of the Moon China's Chang'e-4 lunar rover, which successfully landed on the Moon in January, has found something rather strange and perplexing — an oddly colored "gel-like" substance that can't yet be explained....
02:00 2019-09-04

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
14:00 2019-07-12

'Safe like China': In Argentina, ZTE finds eager buyer for surveillance tech In Argentina's remote northern province of Jujuy, Chinese telecoms giant ZTE is installing a little slice of the Asian nation's vast surveillance state - security cameras that the local government says will help to curb street crime....
12:39 2019-07-05

The last major opponent of China's Muslim oppression has retreated into silence. Here's why that's a big deal. Roman Pilipey/Pool via Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently said that Uighurs — the Muslim ethnic minority under oppression by the Chinese government — actually lead happy lives in China, Chinese state-media reported. This apparent capitulation is particularly signifi...
14:13 2019-07-06

Esper calls out Russia and China in first major foreign policy speech ESPER IN LONDON: U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper unloaded on Russia in remarks this morning at London’s Royal United Services Institute, which bills itself as the world's oldest independent think tank on international defense and security...
14:52 2019-09-06

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON — Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their clients, according to sources familiar with the attacks. Reuters reported extensive new details about t...
19:00 2019-06-27

India Seen Losing Fastest Growing Major Economy Spot To China A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 per cent annually in the three months ending in March, its slowest pace in six quarters...
20:39 2019-05-30

More than 50 major companies, from Apple to Nintendo, pull production from China because of the trade war But rather than move their operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of these companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
23:52 2019-07-18

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists have said.Since 2013, annual emi...
03:13 2019-05-23

Shut out of China, Canada finds canola buyers in drought-damaged Europe Crop-scorching drought in Europe is providing Canadian canola farmers a timely new opportunity to move supplies that have piled up since China stopped buying this year....
18:26 2019-08-22

‘Boiling us like frogs’: China’s clampdown on Muslims creeps into the heartland, finds new targets The Hui minority, a mostly Islamic people who speak Chinese, face increasing restrictions on religious observance, raising fears of Xinjiang-style oppression....
03:13 2019-09-21

Treasury Department designates China a ‘currency manipulator,’ a major escalation of the trade war As the trade war intensifies, markets have their worst day of the year and Trump administration formally identifies China as a currency manipulator. A cheaper yuan makes Chinese experts cheaper and U.S. goods more expensive in China....
02:26 2019-08-06

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to the Global Capital Flows report by JLL....
19:39 2019-05-24

Trump's tariff tactics could be bad news for China and EU Business leaders, financial markets, the American consumer, even many Republican politicians - plenty will be breathing a sigh of relief that a trade war between the US and Mexico has been averted. ...
06:39 2019-06-08

UK Supreme Court LIVE news: Sir John Major claims Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension was motivated by 'political interest' Former prime minister Sir John Major has slammed Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension, saying he believed the move was motivated by his "political interest"....
04:39 2019-09-20

Crude prices rise after positive news from China Oil prices rose early Tuesday, after Monday declines, possibly helped by some positive news from China -- but doubts remain as to whether that direction will hold....
14:33 2019-05-21

Trump says 'it doesn't matter' if China's Xi attends G20: Fox News U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday "it doesn't matter" if Chinese leader Xi Jinping attends the Group of 20 summit later this month, predicting a trade deal with Beijing would occur at some point anyway....
15:52 2019-06-14

US STOCKS-Futures higher on news of U.S.-China trade talks U.S. stock index futures rose on Thursday as the United States and China agreed to hold high-level talks next month, raising hopes of a de-escalation in a trade war that has bruised global economic growth....
14:52 2019-09-05

Russia says U.S. warship nearly caused collision in East China Sea: news agencies Russia's Pacific Fleet on Friday accused a U.S. warship of nearly causing a collision with a Russian military vessel in the East China Sea due to what it called dangerous maneuvering, Russian news agencies reported....
11:26 2019-06-07

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise on news of U.S.-China trade talks Canada's main stock index futures edged up on Thursday, tracking global markets, after China and the United States agreed to hold high-level trade talks in early October in Washington....
14:52 2019-09-05

Asian stocks rally on news that US-China trade talks will pick up again Stocks in Asia broadly rallied Thursday after Chinese officials announced that they've agreed with the United States to hold another round of trade talks in Washington next month....
10:00 2019-09-05

Global stocks hit one-month highs on news of U.S.-China trade talks Stocks hit one-month highs worldwide on Thursday as improved risk appetite led investors away from safe-haven assets such as bonds and gold on renewed hope for progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations and upbeat U.S. economic data....
18:13 2019-09-05

Paid 'news': China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on island - sources The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government program to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland....
10:26 2019-08-09

GLOBAL MARKETS- Stocks hit one-month highs on news of U.S.-China trade talks * Oil rises on news of trade talks, but held back by U.S. inventories jump (Updates to U.S. market open, changes dateline (previously LONDON), changes byline)...
19:26 2019-09-05

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

Wall Street buoyed by China data, Hong Kong and Brexit news Wall Street's main indexes rebounded on Wednesday, after robust economic data from China, easing tensions in Hong Kong and British lawmakers' approval of a law to delay Brexit provided some optimism to investors worried about global growth....
22:26 2019-09-04

China 'committed' to forging new trade deal with Trump, country's ambassador tells Fox News China is "committed" to forging a trade deal with America that will "serve the interests" of both countries, according to China's ambassador to the U.S....
03:00 2019-05-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-European stocks hit one-month highs on news of U.S.-China trade talks European shares rose to fresh one-month highs and safe-haven assets like gold and the yen fell on Thursday after U.S.-China talks were flagged for October, raising hopes their trade war will de-escalate before it further damages the world economy....
14:52 2019-09-05

Japanese shares jump to 1-month high on Hong Kong, Brexit, US-China trade news Japanese shares advanced to a one month-high on Thursday as investors cheered some easing tension in Hong Kong, British lawmakers' vote against a "no-deal" Brexit and signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks....
08:52 2019-09-05

How do you remove the dang silk off corn? Don’t even bother. Like any good American, I love corn in all its forms, but sweet corn-on-the-cob is in a league of its own: crunchy, nostalgic, and slippery with butter. But nothing in life is truly perfect. Those damn corn silks, the thin hairs that snake and snag between the kernels, slow down what would otherwise...
17:39 2019-07-18

What foods contain high fructose corn syrup? High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a sugar alternative. Products that contain HFCS include sodas, packaged fruits, and desserts. Learn more about foods that contain HFCS, and why to avoid them, here....
01:39 2019-05-30

Big Corn Crop Estimate Startles Markets The Department of Agriculture projected more corn acreage was planted this spring than last year despite record wet weather, sending corn futures sharply lower....
23:01 2019-06-28

U.S. corn plantings top expectations despite floods; prices sink U.S. farmers planted more corn than expected despite heavy rains and flooding that market watchers had said kept farmers out of the fields for much of the spring, the U.S. government said on Friday....
20:52 2019-06-28

Love Bhutta Or Corn On The Cob? Youve Probably Been Eating It Wrong Corn on the cob is incredibly delicious, but it's not the easiest food to eat. Eating bhutta is quite messy and you might leave some residual corn left on the cob....
14:52 2019-07-08

Is US Corn Belt Losing Hold Over Crop Prices? Flooding damaged some of the crop but did not ruin the entire US harvest, with rising grain output outside America playing a bigger role in setting prices....
14:13 2019-08-14

How to Separate Corn Kernels Without Making a Huge Mess There seems to be no good way to get corn kernels off the cob. Most “hacks” involve precariously balancing an ear of corn in a bowl, slicing them off, and hoping you don’t slip and slice a finger along the way. Sometimes the bowl catches every last kernel, but more often than not, you get to chase d...
19:52 2019-08-08

Make Corn-Flavored Butter With Cobs and Husks When it comes to summer produce, nothing (besides a really good tomato) gets me more pumped for the season than corn. I will eat it grilled. I will eat it steamed. I will eat it raw. But when I see people shucking their corn in the store, leaving behind the husks and silks, I weep, for they are leav...
17:52 2019-07-31

Corn, Wheat Prices Fall on USDA Report The USDA estimated in a monthly report that 90 million acres of corn were planted by farmers this year—greater than market expectations, traders said....
01:39 2019-08-13

Fallout 76 Player Builds A Corn Maze To Welcome In Fall Nothing says fall to me like a good fair. Something about fried foods and prized hogs just makes me want to roll in a pile of falling leaves and, best of all, wander in a corn maze. We’re not quite up to fall fair season in real life, but if you have Fallout 76, one player has made sure that fall ha...
21:26 2019-09-06

Joe Biden’s Corn Pop Story Is a Parable About How White People See Us The first time I visited Baltimore, I was covering the uprisings after the death of Freddie Gray. To discover more about the turmoil in the city, I met with local residents who explained their contentious relationship with police. I researched the poverty and housing crisis that enveloped the city. ...
21:13 2019-09-17

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn: sources Mexico has prepared a list of U.S. products that could be hit in retaliation for possible Trump administration tariffs, with a focus on Republican-leaning agricultural states but excluding corn, one of Mexico's biggest imports, officials said on Wednesday....
02:26 2019-06-06

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn -sources Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has received an official list of U.S. products, excluding corn, that could be subject to retaliatory tariffs if duties threatened by the Trump administration take effect, officials said Wednesday....
23:01 2019-06-05

Man accidentally grows corn stalk with record-shattering 28 ears This New Jersey man has cornered the market! Matt Jacovelli is growing a stalk in his vegetable garden that has sprouted, at last count, 28 cobs — a staggering number that could smash the current world record. Jacovelli — who lives in Deptford, a suburb of Philadelphia — noticed ears of corn “...
04:13 2019-08-30

GRAINS-Corn climbs to near 2-year high on U.S. planting delays Chicago corn futures rose more than 2% on Tuesday, climbing to a near 2-year high as forecasts for heavy rains across key U.S. growing areas threatened to further delay planting. Wheat rose to its highest since February, driven up by short-covering while soybeans gained for a sec...
09:13 2019-05-28

Trump in high-stakes balancing act between oil and corn ahead of 2020 bid At a closed-door meeting at the White House on Aug. 19, President Donald Trump looked increasingly alarmed as his top envoy to China delivered evidence of rising Farm Belt frustration over his biofuel policy along with a stark warning: You've got a problem in Iowa....
15:13 2019-09-06

Weather woes cause American corn farmers to throw in the towel In the nation’s 18 major corn-producing states, there has been one refrain for the past few weeks: To plant or not to plant? There comes a point of no return, where the cost of planting outweighs pote......
23:01 2019-06-18

Ohio farmland is underwater. That's big trouble for the corn industry Ohio is behind every other corn-producing state in getting its crop into the ground. This does not bode well for grocery prices or dairy cows.       ...
15:52 2019-06-21

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminished harvest this fall—and the possibility of still-higher prices ahead....
17:52 2019-07-11

Meera Sodha’s recipe for barbecue beans and corn fritters Smoky barbecue beans full of Tex-Mex spice, with crisp corn fritters and a side of avocadoI can’t deny it, I still have an enormous soft spot for the kind of American food that punctuated my 1990s childhood – shoestring fries, crunchy, golden hash browns, coleslaw with cream and milkshakes so thick,...
12:00 2019-08-24

GRAINS-Corn eases 1% as USDA tempers fears over crop condition U.S. corn futures fell 1% on Tuesday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the condition of North American crops was better than expected, easing fears that production will fall short of official forecasts. FUNDAMENTALS * The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board ...
04:01 2019-07-16

De Blasio wins stuffed pig, scarfs down corn dog at Iowa State Fair President Bill de Blasio? When pigs fly! Hizzoner’s visited the Iowa State Fair as part of his quixotic bid for the White House Sunday, where he scarfed down high-fat foods and played carnival games — scoring himself a stuffed swine in Skee-Ball. “This is a harbinger of things to come,” said de Blas...
02:13 2019-08-12

Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West Corn farmers in west-central Illinois are facing potentially smaller corn yields this fall in what has been a challenging growing season after extreme weather and heavy rains delayed plantings across much of the U.S. Midwest, scouts on an annual tour said on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-08-22

Bob Honey Sings Jimmy Crack Corn—and you won’t care—in Sean Penn’s second novel Heaven help us, Hell spare us, Hollywood save us, Sean Penn has penned another novel, a sequel to last year’s Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff. The actor’s flimsy fiction debut told the tale of the titular septic tank salesman who moonlights as an elderly death panel contract killer. Penn overstuffed tha...
19:39 2019-09-09

Trump may have already lost Iowa to the 2020 Democratic candidates – over corn | Art Cullen Trump’s ethanol waivers have Iowa farmer fuming, and the Democrats have come calling with cogent rural agendasYou might think that when President Trump calls in his ambassador to China they would talk about the trade war.Nope. Continue reading......
21:39 2019-09-16

De Blasio gets 0 percent in Iowa State Fair ‘corn kernel’ poll DES MOINES, Iowa — There’s not even a kernel of hope for Mayor Bill de Blasio in this decidedly unscientific Iowa State Fair poll. Even after his food- and game-filled Sunday at the fair — where he gave a 20-minute pitch to voters at the famed Political Soapbox — the New York...
20:39 2019-08-12

Corn futures fall after USDA forecasts bigger-than-expected US crop The U.S. corn harvest will be bigger than previously forecast, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Monday, as the government issued a surprise boost to its yield estimate despite ongoing concerns in the country about a wet spring and dry summer limiting production....
18:26 2019-08-13

Corn prices plummet as USDA shows far more acres planted than predicted Corn prices plummeted Friday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released data on the number of acres planted, showing numbers that were far above what was predicted....
03:26 2019-06-29

Farmers turn corn maze into 11-acre billboard for suicide helpline The corn maze at Govin's Farm has been a fall tradition in Menomonie, Wisconsin, for more than a decade, but this year, it is also spreading an important suicide prevention message....
04:26 2019-08-03

USDA Cuts Projections for Corn Production to Four-Year Low After Wet Planting Season A key monthly report by the Agriculture Department confirmed the damage done by heavy rainfall in the Corn Belt, reducing expected corn production to its lowest in four years....
22:00 2019-06-11

Midwest farmers' Trump loyalty tested by new corn-ethanol rules After President Trump levied tariffs on China that roiled global markets, the patience of many Midwest farmers with a president they mostly supported in 2016 has been put to a significant test....
02:52 2019-08-29

Smaller corn, soybean yields expected as wet weather persists in Midwest Corn and soybean planting data showed a slight improvement in this week's U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report, but planting remains behind schedule in 17 of 18 key states....
23:52 2019-05-21

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
22:13 2019-06-29

Corn prices dive as USDA predictions show increase in fall yields The price for corn tumbled Monday afternoon after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its latest crop estimates showing farmers have planted far more acres this year than private analysts anticipated....
23:00 2019-08-13

Thomasina Miers’ grilled corn with tahini crema and crispy tortillas – recipe A moreish Mexican salad-cum-nachos made with charred corn, crisp tortillas, tahini sauce and salsa – perfect for munching on the sofaI was recently at a Soil Association dinner in a new London vegan restaurant that had rather a lot of Mexican food on its menu. I am always delighted by how easily one...
16:26 2019-09-09

Anheuser-Busch barred from using 'no corn syrup' labels, following lawsuit from rival MillerCoors A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against Anheuser-Busch that prevents the beer giant from claiming its products have "no corn syrup," delivering a win for rival MillerCoors. ABI will defend its case "at trial and on appeal."...
21:00 2019-09-04

Anna Jones’ recipes for fruit cobbler and corn salad | The Modern Cook Arm yourself with a couple of baskets and stuff them with the season’s bounty to make a fruity crumble cobbler and a charred corn saladMy second-ever job (after being on the popcorn stand at the local cinema) was working at a pick-your-own farm just outside London.My job was making fudge; my boyfrie...
17:26 2019-08-16

GRAINS-Corn futures hit three-year high after rains prolong planting delays U.S. corn futures surged 4.1% to their highest levels in nearly three years on Tuesday, supported by planting delays across key growing areas of the U.S. Midwest following heavy rains, traders said....
22:52 2019-05-28

U.S. cows and pigs gorge on bakery rolls, pet food as corn prices surge U.S. farmers are feeding their livestock everything from outdated pet food and leftover bakery rolls to crops imported from South America after unprecedented spring planting delays boosted prices for locally grown corn....
20:39 2019-08-02

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complicate matters for farmers....
04:00 2019-06-16

Indian Cooking Hacks: Enjoy Monsoon With This Perfectly Grilled Homemade Corn On The Cob It's that time of the year when smoky aroma of roasted bhuttas or makkai corn literally compels you to stop by a roadside stall and buy one! Monsoon and charcoal-roasted bhuttas go hand-in-hand....
11:39 2019-06-28

Northern Chinese province issues 'red alert' due to heat, corn crop at risk The northern Chinese province of Hebei issued an extreme heat 'red alert' on Thursday, with temperatures set to soar beyond 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in its major cities and putting the area's corn crop at risk, the local government said....
04:26 2019-07-04

White House to meet oil, corn reps in bid to hash out biofuel deal: sources The White House on Wednesday will hold meetings with representatives from both the biofuel and oil refining industries as the Trump administration seeks to hash out a deal to help farmers by pumping up U.S. ethanol demand, sources familiar with the matter said....
17:39 2019-09-11

‘Your life matters’: Wisconsin farmer carves suicide prevention message into corn maze CNN – “Your life matters.” That’s the mental health message a corn maze is sharing with the world. The Wisconsin maze has had different designs over the years, but this year, the owners decided to focus on suicide prevention to mark the upcoming fall season. The maze also inc...
18:00 2019-08-02

GRAINS-Planting delays, rain forecast spark fresh rally in corn, soy, wheat U.S. corn futures surged 2.7 percent to their highest levels in nearly two years on Tuesday, supported by planting delays across key growing areas of the U.S. Midwest following heavy rains, traders said....
19:52 2019-05-28

ADM ships Brazil corn to Smithfield Foods in the United States amid heavy rains Archer Daniels Midland Co and other grain traders are selling Brazilian corn to Smithfield Foods Inc in the United States, where wet weather has reduced plantings, said two sources with knowledge of the matter....
18:52 2019-06-04

Hetty McKinnon's black bean, corn and spinach layered enchilada bake recipe When life gets frantic, try this easy one-dish bake dinner that will satisfy all the mouths around your table When life gets frenetic, midweek dinners can often be my undoing. During these times, I find myself digging deep into my repertoire for an easy one-dish bake that will satisfy all the mouths...
03:52 2019-06-22

Daily on Energy: Inslee sees a place for corn in plan to scrap EPA’s ethanol mandate Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:52 2019-06-05

|WATCH:Moneylaunderingchargesfor'WolfofWallStreet'producer Malaysia on Friday charged one of the "Wolf of Wall Street" film producers, and stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248m linked to state fund 1MDB....
13:00 2019-07-05

'Lego Batman' producer, then Treasury sec? Treasury secretary pick Steven Mnuchin is an executive producer on Warner Bros.' "The Lego Batman Movie," which pulled in an estimated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences during its opening weekend....
16:52 2019-05-21

Diplo: DJ, producer and chicken keeper He's the superstar DJ with billions of streams to his name and a schedule that will leave you dizzy. Peter Robinson spends a rare calm moment with Diplo...
10:52 2019-07-04

Hip-hop and funk producer Ras G dies aged 39 Afrofuturist producer was an influential figure on LA alternative hip-hop scene and co-founded the Brainfeeder collectiveHip-hop and funk producer Ras G, co-founder of the influential Brainfeeder collective, has died aged 39. No cause of death has been given but he had revealed in December that he h...
18:00 2019-07-31

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather. “Corn’s not supposed to be this tall” in mid-June, McCune, who can trace his family&...
18:13 2019-06-14

CBOE to Begin Disseminating Two New Volatility Benchmarks Based on CME Group Corn and Soybean Options Prices CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Monday, June 6, CBOE will begin disseminating data for CME Group on two new volatility indexes based on CBOT corn and soybean options prices. The new volatility indexes will be calculated using p...
08:26 2019-05-22

News Corp exploring potential sale of News America Marketing business Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp said on Tuesday it was evaluating options for its News America Marketing (NAM) business, including a potential sale....
15:52 2019-06-18

News Corp. exec slams online platforms’ stranglehold on news content The general counsel of News Corp., the Post’s parent company, appeared Tuesday before a House subcommittee scrutinizing the technology industry’s stranglehold on traditional media companies. “The marketplace for news is broken,” David Pitofsky said in his testimony to the House Judiciary antit...
09:26 2019-06-12

Facebook Watch thrives with breaking news, 'Fox News Update' with Shepard Smith One year after Facebook Watch debuted as a dedicated section of the social media giant for news, shows such as “Fox News Update” with Shepard Smith are drawing significant audiences and the program will be expanded....
14:26 2019-06-12

News Corp Readies News App to Address Publishers' Concerns About Google and Facebook News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service meant to address concerns that Google News and other digital platforms don’t reward publishers’ work adequately and play down articles from certain types of sites....
04:00 2019-08-23

News Corp Readies News App to Address Concerns About Google and Facebook News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service meant to address concerns that Google News and other digital platforms don’t reward publishers’ work adequately and play down articles from certain types of sites....
10:26 2019-08-23

Trouble in paradise: Trump attacks Fox News – and Fox News hits back Neil Cavuto becomes the latest network host to reject Trump’s criticism, saying: ‘My job is to cover you, not fawn over you’The honeymoon between Donald Trump and his TV network of choice is showing signs of strain. Following a series of swipes at Fox News from the White House this summer, Neil Cavu...
06:13 2019-08-31

In Shocking Twist, Fox News Calls Trump's Claim 'Fake News' Fox News talking head Laura Ingraham hosted a D-Day interview with President Trump, which if you didn’t see it, went something like this: “blah-blah-blah Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer don’t want me to succeed..blah-blah...I like giraffes...blah-blah...I once ate a walrus.”...
18:13 2019-06-10

Broadway director and producer Hal Prince has died at 91 Hal Prince was known for his fluid, cinematic director's touch and was unpredictable and uncompromising in his choice of stage material.        ...
00:13 2019-08-01

‘Why do I care?’ How producer went from ‘John Wick’ to the ‘69 Mets Basil Iwanyk, producer of films such as “Sicario,” “The Town,” and the John Wick franchise, has taken on a project closer to home. In memory of the 50th anniversary of the exceptional New York sports year of 1969, SNY is airing after Wednesday’s Subway Series game a doc...
18:00 2019-07-03

U.S. Producer Prices Rose Slowly in June A measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services ticked higher in June but pointed to relatively subdued inflation, as most of the increase was driven by volatile categories of goods and services....
16:26 2019-07-12

U.S. producer prices rise; Fed rate cut still expected U.S. producer prices unexpectedly rose in August, but the overall trend in producer inflation remains tame, cementing financial market expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates again next week to support a slowing economy....
21:39 2019-09-11

Producer Brian Grazer Wants You to Be More Curious About Other People Brian Grazer likes to tell the story about the time he didn’t meet Vladimir Putin. Not meeting Putin is a story nearly all of us could tell, but Grazer came closer than most, right into the ante-room of the Russian President’s office, in fact. Grazer–producer and founding partner, ...
14:26 2019-09-19

Producer drowns while filming political ad in Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a film producer from Massachusetts accidentally drowned while scuba diving in a Montana lake during a video shoot for a prospective U.S. Senate candidate. Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton says prospective candidate John Mues tried unsuccessfully to help ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Underlying U.S. producer inflation boosted by services Underlying U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in portfolio management service fees....
19:13 2019-06-11

Man City vs Tottenham lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and latest injury news Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino face a big test in just the second game of their Premier League seasons as Manchester City host Tottenham on Saturday....
13:26 2019-08-16

GTA 6 release date news: Rockstar to delay next Grand Theft Auto after new Casino news? Grand Theft Auto fans might be desperate to see Rockstar Games make GTA 6, but when GTA Online is still making this much money, what's the incentive?...
10:52 2019-08-09

GTA 6 release date news: Rockstar DELAY to next Grand Theft Auto after new Casino news? Grand Theft Auto fans might be desperate to see Rockstar Games make GTA 6, but when GTA Online is still making this much money, what's the incentive?...
14:26 2019-08-09

Real Madrid news LIVE: Transfer news and rumours, Champions League draw and Villarreal up next After a difficult pre-season, Zinedine Zidane's side kicked off their campaign in La Liga with a 3-1 win away to Celta Vigo on August 17, but some familiar failings returned in Saturday's 1-1 draw at home to Valladolid ....
16:52 2019-08-27

Nintendo News: Bad news for Switch fans ahead of Animal Crossing E3 2019 game updates? A press release from Nintendo has given gamers some cool stuff to look forward to... but there's one notable absence that some people are very unhappy about....
17:00 2019-06-09

PS5 games news: Bad news Xbox, Sony PlayStation could bring back this huge game exclusive Sony looks like it could be staffing up to bring back a massive PlayStation exclusive franchise - here's what you need to know about the studio's potential future plans....
07:52 2019-07-05

News Corp to Consider Selling News America Marketing Unit News Corp said it is reviewing its options for its News America Marketing business, which could include a potential sale of the coupon publisher, as the company looks to focus on core areas of its business....
16:52 2019-06-18

News Corp is apparently working on a news app called 'Knewz' News Corp wants to give people an alternative to Google News and Apple News. The media company that owns Dow Jones Newswires and HarperCollins is working on its own news aggregation service, reported The Wall Street Journal. The service will be calle......
01:13 2019-08-23

Hal Prince, producer of some of Broadway's biggest hits, dead at 91 Harold "Hal" Prince, who won a record 21 Tony Awards as producer and director of some of Broadway's biggest hits of the second half of the 20th century including "The Phantom of the Opera," "West Side Story," "Fiddler on the Roof," "Cabaret" and "Evita," died on Wednesday at age 91....
19:39 2019-07-31

Woodstock 50 loses its venue and event producer within an hour The writing has been on the wall since April when the Woodstock 50 lost its investors, Densu Aegus Network’s Amplifi Live. The event’s organizers were determined to move forward with the festival despite the major hiccup, promising an iconic event worthy of the legendary Woodstock name. Now, Woodsto...
20:39 2019-06-11

U.S. producer prices up slightly, point to moderate inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly in June as the cost of energy and other goods dropped for a second straight month, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
17:00 2019-07-12

Hal Prince, titan of Broadway as director and producer, has died at 91 Harold "Hal" Prince, who died at 91, pushed the boundaries of musical theater with multiple groundbreaking shows, and won a record 21 Tony Awards.        ...
18:52 2019-07-31

Mana Series Producer: We Want To Bring The Glory Back One of the most surprising announcements at E3 last week was Trials of Mana, a remake of an older entry in Square Enix’s once-popular series of action-role-playing games. It looks to be the first proper Mana game in a very long time. The hope, the developers say, is that this will lead to a resurgen...
03:00 2019-06-18

Alberta oil and gas producer cleanup cost estimates set too low, says coalition The Alberta Liabilities Disclosure Project said the province's largest oil and gas companies are underestimating how much it will cost to clean up thousands of oil and gas wells drilled over past decades....
23:52 2019-07-18

A conversation with a longtime casting producer for The Real World After a few years off the air, The Real World returned last month via Facebook Watch. We sat down with Sasha Alpert, longtime casting producer for The Real World and supervising producer for the new season, to talk about recruiting for the show....
01:13 2019-07-19

'Norsemen' producer gamed Netflix's algorithm with Facebook ads When you open up Netflix, you'll see a splashy promotion for one of its shows or movies. For me right now, it's highlighting the terrific GLOW, the third season of which arrived Friday, and there are other shows showcased alongside it such as in the......
04:13 2019-08-10

Why Oprah producer Sheri Salata had to quit to get healthy When it came to dramatic health transformations, Sheri Salata knew every trick in the book. As the executive producer of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Salata, who grew up outside of Chicago, worked with the daytime television queen for more than two decades. She had a “front row seat” to every diet tren...
03:39 2019-06-04

Disgraced CBS producer’s daughter busted for baring all at beach The 28-year-old daughter of a disgraced CBS producer was arrested for allegedly stripping down naked on a public beach in front of her young child in Connecticut, according to reports. Anna Lee Halderman, of Norwalk, Conn., was charged on Saturday with breach of peace and risk of injury to a minor f...
12:13 2019-08-20

U.S. Producer Prices Up Slightly in May, Showing Little Inflation Pressure The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from a month earlier, the Labor Department said....
15:00 2019-06-11

Powerful Japanese boy-band producer Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, one of the Japanese entertainment industry's most powerful producers and the Guinness record-winning brain behind many of Japanese pop music's most popular boy bands, such as SMAP, died on Tuesday at 87 after a stroke, his office said....
07:00 2019-07-10

New Whitney Houston remix by DJ-producer Kygo released NEW YORK (AP) — You can dance to a new-ish Whitney Houston song this weekend. Houston originally released a cover of Steve Winwood’s “Higher Love” as a Japan-only bonus track on her 1990 album “I’m Your Baby Tonight,” but the song has been given an upbeat, dance r...
20:52 2019-06-28

Tame U.S. producer inflation supports case for another rate cut U.S. producer prices increased moderately in July, lifted by a rebound in the cost of energy products, while underlying producer inflation retreated, which could allow the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again next month....
22:00 2019-08-09

Hello Kitty producer slapped with EU fine for restricting sales Hello Kitty fans in search of the latest merchandise can now shop across the EU as they please after the bloc fined the popular character's producer, Sanrio, for restricting sales within the EU's single market....
00:26 2019-07-10

Producer Jason Blum shells out $10M for Brooklyn townhouse The widow of late hedge funder Sanjay Valvani, Harjot Sandhu, has sold her Brooklyn Heights townhouse at 16 Sidney Place for $9.8 million. Last asking $10.2 million, the townhouse first came on the market for $11.8 million in 2017. A year earlier, Valvani, a money manager at Visium Asset Management,...
02:00 2019-07-25

Breath Of The Wild Sequel Producer Won't Say If You Can Play As Zelda When Nintendo teased a sequel to Breath of the Wild at the end of yesterday’s Direct, it left everyone with one big question: Can you play as Zelda? Legendary series producer Eiji Aonuma knows the answer. He’s just not saying....
01:39 2019-06-13

Fourth-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) Cloud Peak Energy, the US' fourth-largest coal mining compan...
16:39 2019-05-21

VW, BMW invest in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt Volkswagen and BMW are among investors in Europe's biggest lithium-ion battery plant, Sweden's Northvolt said. Separately, VW said it was buying a 20 percent stake in Northvolt, which will also build a battery factory with VW in Germany....
20:52 2019-06-12

Producer Joel Silver is getting $8M Jeff Koons sculpture after all Silver, who produced “The Matrix,” sued the Gagosian Gallery for not delivering “Balloon Venus Hohlen Fels,” a Koons sculpture that Silver agreed to buy in 2014....
19:52 2019-06-10

Jiu Jitsu producer says film ‘make-or-break’ for Cyprus NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A veteran Hollywood movie producer says Cyprus’ aspirations to become an international filming destination hinge on whether authorities can deliver on a pledge to provide cash rebates and tax exemptions to filmmakers. Martin Barab told The Associated Press on Saturday th...
01:00 2019-06-30

Democrats Had a Good News, Bad News Day on the Mueller Report House Democrats conducting oversight of the Trump Administration are fighting a war on two fronts: using every legal recourse available to get more information while holding hearings to raise public awareness of potential misconduct. On Monday, they learned that the first task will be far easier tha...
11:13 2019-06-11

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00:26 2019-09-05

Biden, in resurfaced 2017 clip, recounts bizarre razor-and-chain showdown with 'bad dude' gang leader Corn Pop A newly surfaced video clip from 2017 shows Joe Biden recounting a bizarre alleged incident in which he deftly avoided a razor-and-chain fight with a gang leader named Corn Pop, when Biden was serving as the only lifeguard at a predominately black Delaware pool in the summer of 1962....
19:39 2019-09-15

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that’s quickly become of the best TV series of the...
23:39 2019-06-12

U.S. shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources cuts 25% of workforce Pioneer Natural Resources Co, one of the largest producers in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, announced on Tuesday that it had cut about a quarter of its workforce to save costs and boost shareholder value....
01:39 2019-05-22

Towering Broadway director and producer Harold 'Hal' Prince dead at 91 Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as "The Phantom of the Opera," ''Cabaret," ''Company" and "Sweeney Todd" and won a staggering 21 Tony Awards, has died....
20:39 2019-07-31

| WATCH: Money laundering charges for 'Wolf of Wall St' producer Malaysia on Friday charged one of the "Wolf of Wall Street" film producers, and stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248m linked to state fund 1MDB (1Malaysia Development Berhad)....
05:52 2019-07-06

Rice group wins board control at gas producer EQT, new CEO to be named A pair of brothers has won control of the board of directors of natural gas producer EQT Corp, and one of them, Toby Rice, is expected to be named chief executive officer later on Wednesday, the company said....
15:52 2019-07-10

Potash producer Nutrien eyes mine expansions over next decade Canada's Nutrien Ltd , the world's biggest producer of potash fertilizer, said on Tuesday that it was evaluating whether to expand its annual production capacity by 5 million tonnes after 2023, around the time that metals miner BHP Billiton is considering a move into potash....
19:52 2019-05-28

A Lost producer will give The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy the TV treatment Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is making the leap to the small screen. Hulu is developing a new TV series adaptation of the popular science fiction series penned by Douglas Adams. So far, the production team includes Carlton Cuse as showrunner and Jason Fuchs ...
00:13 2019-08-01

Chilean lithium producer SQM bullish on white gold demand Chilean lithium producer SQM expects to invest about $2.1 billion in the next five years to strengthen its production amid an expected increase in demand for the ultralight battery metal, the company told investors in New York on Tuesday....
17:13 2019-09-11

Body of missing wealthy Polish film producer is found Polish minister says rescuers have found the body of celebrity businessman who went missing over the weekend after falling from his motorboat into a lake...
15:39 2019-08-22

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
20:52 2019-07-12

Group of US women sue 'amateur' porn producer over 'coercion and lies' San Diego court hears GirlsDoPorn released ‘amateur-style’ films of the women online, despite allegedly promising they would only be seen on specialist DVDs US porn makers are being sued for $22m (£17.5m) over allegations that they lied and coerced a group of young women into making “amateur-style” ...
02:26 2019-09-21

Music producer guilty of sexually abusing singer in Mexico A music producer accused of sexually abusing a young singer in Mexico -- whom he represented and mentored for several years -- has been found guilty of rape and human trafficking....
07:26 2019-08-17

Broadway producer Ben Sprecher arrested on child porn charges Broadway producer Ben Sprecher — the man behind the failed musical “Rebecca” — was arrested early Tuesday morning on charges related to child pornography, sources told The Post. Sprecher, 65, was picked up by the feds at his home on West 122nd Street in Harlem, which agents a...
14:26 2019-08-13

Brazilian lithium producer Sigma in talks with Tesla, other automakers Brazil-based lithium startup Sigma Lithium Resources Corp has held talks with Tesla Inc and other automakers about supplying the key battery ingredient in the coming years, the company's chief executive said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-09-12

APPLY NOW: INSIDER is hiring a shooting and editing video producer ACALU Studio/Shutterstock Insider Inc. is looking for a multi-faceted video producer who can help us make smart, beautiful, and engaging videos across our many brands. The role includes shooting and editing insightful videos across a range of subjects, including food, travel, entertainment, art, be...
21:39 2019-06-13

U.S. producer prices rise slightly; underlying inflation tame U.S. producer prices increased moderately in July, lifted by a rebound in the cost of energy products, while underlying producer inflation retreated, which could allow the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again next month....
15:39 2019-08-09

Enbridge investors cheer Mainline overhaul despite Canadian producer protests CALGARY, Alberta/WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 10 (Reuters) - E nbridge Inc's plan to overhaul contracts on its Mainline pipeline system has outraged many Canadian shippers but is cheered by investors who see monetizing existing infrastructure as a safer bet than trying to build new pipelines....
18:52 2019-09-10

German film producer, Holocaust survivor Artur Brauner, dies at age 100 After fleeing and surviving the Holocaust, Brauner returned to Germany to produce some of the most famous anti-fascist films. He is credited on over 300 films....
14:00 2019-07-08

Toy Story 4's director and producer on their favorite deep-cut easter eggs from the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with the director Josh Cooley and producer Mark Nielsen to talk...
21:39 2019-06-21

UPDATE 3-Jerry Jones' gas firm Comstock pays $1.1 bln for Haynesville producer Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones strengthened his company Comstock Resources Inc's grip on one of the largest natural gas basins in the United States with a $1.1 billion deal to buy privately held Covey Park....
16:13 2019-06-10

‘Downton Abbey’ producer calls film a ‘warm hug’ in 'turbulent times' "Downton Abbey" producer Liz Trubridge hopes the film follow-up satisfies the period drama's die-hard fans and offers a bit of respite to people troubled by current events....
11:26 2019-09-20

Canada's largest oil producer joins opposition to Enbridge pipeline plan Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country's biggest oil producer, has joined a number of other firms asking Canada's energy regulator to intervene in Enbridge Inc's plan to overhaul shipping contracts on its Mainline pipeline network....
18:00 2019-08-27

‘Wall Street’ producer lists Upper East Side penthouse for $9.75M Edward Pressman, who famously produced the 1987 film “Wall Street” (as well as more than 80 others), is putting his Upper East Side penthouse on the market for $9.75 million. The late Sylvia Miles, who passed away this month, played Charlie Sheen’s real estate broker Dolores in the film and its 2010...
02:13 2019-06-20

Malkovich returns to London stage as disgraced producer in Mamet play American actor John Malkovich returned to London's West End on Wednesday after nearly 30 years, taking on what he called a "very challenging" role of a disgraced Hollywood film mogul in a new play partly inspired by the scandal surrounding producer Harvey Weinstein....
05:00 2019-06-20

France tries British suspect in absentia over 1996 murder of film producer The murder trial of a Briton accused of murdering a French film producer in Ireland in 1996 is opening in Paris. The suspect is to be judged in absentia after Ireland ruled against his extradition....
14:26 2019-05-27

Film producer shooting ad for prospective US Senate candidate likely drowned: officials A film producer from Boston died this week after officials say he likely drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a political ad for a prospective U.S. Democratic Senate candidate....
20:13 2019-06-21

Lithium producer Albemarle raises 2019 adjusted profit forecast Albemarle Corp raised its 2019 adjusted profit forecast after posting a 10% jump in the second quarter on Wednesday, as the world's largest lithium producer sold more volumes of lithium and bromine at higher prices....
22:39 2019-08-07

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One says producer Mark Gordon to stay on with firm Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's television show "Peppa Pig", said award-winning producer Mark Gordon will continue to develop and produce content for the company, following a multi-year production deal....
17:39 2019-07-31

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer Charged in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — “The Wolf of Wall Street” producer and stepson of Malaysia’s former prime minister pleaded not guilty on Friday to laundering $248 million from a state investment fund, becoming the third person in his family charged in the 1MDB scandal that helped e...
11:52 2019-07-05

1MDB: Wolf of Wall Street producer charged with embezzling millions Riza Aziz, stepson of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak, accused of receiving $248m into Swiss bank accountsThe Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz, who is the stepson of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, has been charged with embezzling millions of dollars from the Malaysian government....
09:00 2019-07-05

Music producer Giles Martin on bringing Rocketman's sound to life When you’re making a movie about Elton John, it’s paramount that you get Elton John’s songs right. For Rocketman, that was Giles Martin’s job, both in terms of arrangements and recording. The producer—and son of legendary Beatles producer George Martin—brought his familiarity with Abbey Road Studio...
00:13 2019-08-30

Oil producer Saudi Aramco makes $47bn half-year profit Profits fall 12% as previously secret company prepares to broadcast briefing on resultsThe state-backed oil producer Saudi Aramco made profits of $46.9bn (£39bn) in the first half of the year as lower oil prices made a small dent in the earnings of the company that makes the world’s largest profits....
14:39 2019-08-12

Wolf of Wall Street producer arrested on money-laundering charges In Malaysia, Riza Aziz – ex-PM Najib Razak’s stepson – was detained then released on bail Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency has arrested former prime minister Najib Razak’s stepson, a Hollywood producer who counts Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street among his credits.Riza Aziz was detained on ...
02:13 2019-07-05

Film producer stepson of Malaysian ex-PM to face money-laundering charges Malaysian anti-corruption officials arrested on Thursday the Hollywood producer stepson of a former prime minister whose film company has been linked to a multi-billion dollar corruption scandal involving a state fund....
14:00 2019-07-04

WRAPUP 1-U.S. producer prices rise slightly; underlying inflation tame U.S. producer prices increased moderately in July, lifted by a rebound in the cost of energy products, while underlying producer inflation retreated, which could allow the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again next month....
16:26 2019-08-09

Woodstock producer 'pretty bummed' at missed bid to recreate 1969 activism The man behind the failed Woodstock 50 anniversary festival said on Friday he was "pretty bummed" at losing out on a chance to encourage people to take action on global warming....
10:39 2019-08-10

Like a Prayer producer shares 3 demos in protest of Madonna memorabilia auction Thanks to Patrick Leonard, a producer and co-writer on Madonna’s Like a Prayer, three of that album’s demos have been released onto YouTube for the first time. Leonard released them as a means of protesting an upcoming auction of the Madonna’s personal items, which includes the demo cassette tapes c...
02:01 2019-07-25

Polish minister: body of missing wealthy film producer found Polish minister says that rescuers have found the body of celebrity businessman who went missing during the weekend after falling from his motorboat into a lake...
13:52 2019-08-22

Constellation expects $54.8 million loss for stake in weed producer Canopy Constellation Brands expects to record a loss of about $54.8 million in its current quarter from its billion-dollar investment in weed producer Canopy Growth....
04:26 2019-08-27

Disgraced CBS producer shows up to court for daughter’s public nudity case Disgraced ex-CBS producer Robert “Joe” Halderman tried to keep his daughter covered up in Connecticut Monday — attempting to block a photographer as she appeared in court over her bust for allegedly stripping down on a public beach. The elder Halderman — who in 2010 was sentenced to six ...
20:13 2019-09-23

JRPG Publisher Removes Producer From New Game's Credits Because She Left The Company Brittany Avery worked at Xseed, a US studio that specializes in localizing and publishing JRPGS, for seven years as a localization producer and then left the company. Recently she discovered that her name had been removed from the credits on a game she worked on. In response to the controversy, Xsee...
00:52 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Potash producer Nutrien eyes expansion as BHP ponders entry Canada's Nutrien Ltd , the world's biggest producer of potash fertilizer, said on Tuesday that it was evaluating whether to expand its annual production capacity by 5 million tonnes after 2023, around the time that metals miner BHP Billiton is considering a move into potash....
19:52 2019-05-28

Court Orders Dismissing Fraud Complaint Against Producer Boney Kapoor The Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered the quashing of an FIR lodged against Bollywood film producer Boney Kapoor on charges of duping an investor of Rs 2.5 crore in the name of organising a......
18:52 2019-09-20

Breath Of The Wild Is Getting A Sequel Because The Team Had Too Many DLC Ideas (And Other Info From Zelda's Producer) Breath of the Wild is getting a sequel because the team had too many ideas for downloadable content, Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma told me last week in Los Angeles. We also talked about how the Link’s Awakening remake came about, why Zelda games haven’t offered button remapping, and work conditi...
22:39 2019-06-18

Identify Fake News With the 'Bad News' Web Game Last year we told you about Bad News, a web game that teaches you about misinformation by putting you in the role of a trolling media tycoon. Now, the game’s creators have evidence that the game works as a “vaccine” against misinformation—and they’ve created a simplified version for kids....
00:00 2019-06-28

Democratic contenders bash Fox News on Fox News NEW YORK (AP) — Julian Castro is the latest Democratic presidential contender to follow the trend of criticizing Fox News Channel while appearing on the network for a town hall. The former Housing secretary’s scolding of Fox on Thursday for its coverage of Hillary Clinton was mild compared to ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Bad News on Trade Is Good News for Banks Banks’ revenues from financing cross-border commerce are in the best shape in years, despite President Trump’s threats of Mexican tariffs, stalled progress on a U.S.-China accord and the U.K.’s impending Brexit....
18:00 2019-06-09

Oakland Raiders' Jon Gruden approved Antonio Brown video before release, producer says Toward the end of Antonio Brown’s short stint with the Oakland Raiders, he released a professionally produced video of a private conversation between himself and coach Jon Gruden....
01:26 2019-09-11

Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
11:00 2019-06-15

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:13 2019-06-04

'Wolf of Wall Street' producer charged with 1MDB money laundering in Malaysia Malaysia on Friday charged one of the "Wolf of Wall Street" film producers, and stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248 million linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)....
04:52 2019-07-05

OxyContin Producer Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Opioid-Crisis Settlement (HARTFORD, Conn.) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation’s opioid crisis. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the agreement reached Wednesday included more mone...
23:39 2019-09-11

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ producer charged with money laundering in 1MDB scandal Malaysia on Friday charged one of the “Wolf of Wall Street” film producers, and stepson of the former prime minister, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248 million linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Riza Aziz, a co-founder of Hollywood production firm Red Gra...
16:13 2019-07-05

Bud Light Must Stop Running Ads Saying That Miller Light Contains Corn Syrup, Judge Rules (MILWAUKEE) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the...
20:52 2019-05-25

America's corn belt farmers face uncertainty after rain … and more rain Cold, rainy weather has meant severe planting delays for farmers from Ohio to Nebraska – and next week’s acreage report takes on heightened importanceIn his 32 years of farming, Steve Fourez says he’s almost never been so late planting corn and soybean crops on the 500 acres he farms in east-central...
14:26 2019-06-23

Healthy Diet: Make Corn-Based Salads For A Refreshing And Healthy Summer Meal Corns make for a stellar ingredient in a healthy salad for the various health benefits they provide. Here are some ideas for salads you make with corns....
11:39 2019-07-04

This Indulgent Masala Corn Sabzi Recipe Is Ideal For Fussy Eaters (Watch Recipe Video) Corns are super versatile, you can use them to make popcorn, throw them in a salad, pasta or even cook a spicy sabzi using corn as the main ingredient....
16:13 2019-09-04

UPDATE 2-Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
01:26 2019-06-15

Lala, Lactalis end litigation, French group acquires Brazil dairy producer Itambe French and Mexican dairy groups Lactalis and Grupo Lala SAB de CV reached an agreement to end litigation in Latin America, allowing Lactalis to conclude the acquisition of Brazilian dairy producer Itambe, Lactalis CEO for Latin America Patrick Sauvageot said on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-07-11

Ukraine leader calls on anti-graft bodies to probe subsidies to poultry producer Ukraine's President called on Thursday for anti-corruption bodies to investigate how the country's leading agriculture company MHP SE received substantial subsidies from the state budget....
14:26 2019-07-18

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer, Riza Aziz, Is Arrested in Malaysia Fund Scandal Mr. Riza, whose stepfather is a former prime minister of Malaysia, faces money-laundering charges in the disappearance of billions from a government fund....
17:52 2019-07-04

Friends of murdered French film producer duped into believing she was alive, court hears Friends of a murdered French film producer were duped into believing she was alive and well and had been on a date with a "mysterious stranger" when she was laying dead in a shallow grave in her garden, the Old Bailey heard today....
20:13 2019-09-10

Producer price index for June shows smallest rise in business inflation in over 2 years The main gauge that measures business prices in the United States recorded a small increase for the month of June -- which capped the smallest annual inflation rise in more than two years, the Labor Department said....
21:39 2019-07-12

Beijing Says All Arabic, Muslim Symbols To Be Taken Down Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to......
11:39 2019-08-01

Jeremy Lin signs with CBA's Beijing Ducks Veteran guard Jeremy Lin is headed to China after failing to land a job with an NBA franchise. He signed with the Beijing Ducks, of the Chinese Basketball Association....
16:00 2019-08-28

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
19:52 2019-06-27

'Your life matters': Wisconsin farm promotes suicide prevention awareness in annual corn maze Govin's Berries and Meats in Wisconsin included the National Suicide Prevention hotline and the words "your life matters" in its corn maze.        ...
04:52 2019-08-02

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
20:26 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Lala, Lactalis end litigation, French group acquires Brazil dairy producer Itambe French and Mexican dairy groups Lactalis and Grupo Lala SAB de CV reached an agreement to end litigation in Latin America, allowing Lactalis to conclude the acquisition of Brazilian dairy producer Itambe Alimentos SA, Lactalis CEO for Latin America Patrick Sauvageot said on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-07-11

Aladdin producer confirms live-action sequel is "in the early stages," so there's still time to stop this thing As with Disney’s other live-action and “live-action, wink wink” remakes, Aladdin made a lot of money. In scientific terms, it generated a “metric crap-ton of cash dollars,” so we probably don’t need to tell you that the folks at Disney are already pondering a sequel to keep that money train chug-chu...
20:13 2019-08-14

Cassius' Philippe Zdar, Grammy-winning music producer, dies in accidental fall at 52 Zdar also owned the influential Motorbass music studio in Paris, which hosted artists including Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Phoenix.        ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Chinese officials go after ‘Beijing bikini’ habits Summer has arrived in China when men roll up their shirts to rest them on their bellies. But authorities recently have declared that exposing body parts that should be covered — including chests, bellies and feet — is unseemly....
01:26 2019-07-05

Germany’s Merkel faces balancing act in Beijing German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Beijing, where she faces the challenge of balancing human rights concerns and economic discussions with one of Germany’s largest trading partners...
05:39 2019-09-06

The date which has both Hong Kong and Beijing on edge For months, October 1 has loomed over the mass pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, as a whispered deadline for the ruling Chinese Communist Party to take action to end the unrest....
03:13 2019-09-15

| HK activists take cause to US Congress, urge pressure on Beijing Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have appealed directly to US lawmakers to exert pressure on Beijing, warning that an erosion of the city's special status would embolden China's leaders around the world....
23:13 2019-09-17

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a suburban shopping centre. (Sept. 14)        ...
21:26 2019-09-14

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
16:52 2019-07-11

Beijing Daxing International Airport set to open The airport is said to have the world's largest single terminal and is designed to handle more than 100 million passengers annually.       ...
16:13 2019-09-20

Second country in a week ditches Taiwan for Beijing Kiribati has become the second nation in a week to drop Taiwan as a diplomatic ally and move towards Beijing, Taipei's foreign ministry announced Friday....
01:39 2019-09-21

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople in Hong Kong....
13:13 2019-06-11

Beijing's new mega-airport ready to open China is poised to open a new mega-airport to the south of Beijing ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic. Find out what Beijing Daxing International Airport is all about....
02:00 2019-09-19

Win for local news? Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink 'news deserts' Facebook's "Today In" service will expand to 6,000 cities and towns across the USA, the company announced.       ...
00:52 2019-09-13

UPDATE 2-Canadian oil producer Husky Energy cuts long-term spending to boost cash flow Husky Energy Inc on Tuesday nearly doubled its free cash flow target over five years as it cut its planned capital spending at a time when investors have been calling on oil and gas companies to shore up capital for buybacks and dividends....
17:26 2019-05-28

The Producer Of Pokemon Sword & Shield Issues A Statement About National Dex Controversy And Confirms No Plans To Change Decision After weeks of fan outrage and anger, the producer of Pokemon Sword & Shield, Junichi Masuda, released a statement yesterday addressing the decision to not have all Pokemon move forward into Sword & Shield. The statement is fairly short and the main takeaway is simple: They hear all the ange...
18:26 2019-06-29

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be the bureaucrat-...
05:26 2019-06-18

Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary China's defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People's Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in the semi-autonomous city....
11:39 2019-07-24

Protesters shut down HK airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia following violent clashes with police over the weekend....
20:39 2019-08-12

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
16:39 2019-05-31

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests in Hong Kong over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escalating trade tensions with the U.S....
16:00 2019-06-17

The Latest: Official: Beijing open to trade talks with US BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 6:10 p.m. China’s foreign ministry says the country is open to resuming trade talks with the U.S., but sincerity and mutual respect are needed. Spokesman Lu Kang said Thursday that China hopes fo...
14:39 2019-05-23

Hong Kong leader says has not discussed resigning with Beijing 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 her saying she would step down if she could....
08:39 2019-09-03

Hong Kong leader says has never tendered resignation to Beijing 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 her saying she would step down if she could....
08:39 2019-09-03

94 Taiwanese criminal suspects extradited from Spain to Beijing A charter flight carrying 94 Taiwanese criminal suspects arrived in Beijing from Spain on Friday morning, making it the first large-scale extradition from Europe to China, state media reported....
08:52 2019-06-07

S Jaishankar Arrives In Beijing For Key Talks With Chinese Leaders External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Beijing on Sunday on a key three-day visit to hold talks with the Chinese leadership on a host of issues including finalisation of arrangements for......
15:13 2019-08-11

Spain deports 94 Taiwanese to Beijing for telecom fraud Ninety-four people from Taiwan landed in Beijing on Friday after being deported from Spain as part of a joint operation against telecom fraud launched three years ago, the Chinese police ministry said in a statement....
11:26 2019-06-07

Hong Kong leader says she never discussed resigning with Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she had never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the Chinese-ruled city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
16:26 2019-09-03

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial extradition bill....
13:39 2019-06-17

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing....
17:52 2019-09-06

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner - CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
12:52 2019-05-31

Why a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker raised the ire of protesters A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after vandals attacked his office and the graves of his parents....
11:13 2019-07-24

Second Pacific nation in a week ditches Taiwan for Beijing Kiribati has become the second nation in a week to drop Taiwan as a diplomatic ally and move towards Beijing, Taipei's foreign ministry announced Friday....
09:52 2019-09-20

Beijing Under Lockdown For Overnight Army Parade Rehearsal The centre of Beijing was under lockdown early Sunday for a nighttime parade rehearsal by the Chinese military which is preparing for October 1 ceremonies to mark Communist China's 70th anniversary....
00:52 2019-09-08

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
17:13 2019-06-10

US answers Taiwan's plea for tanks despite Beijing’s anger Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team authorized the sale of military equipment valued at $2.2 billion to Taiwan, just a few months after President Tsai Ing-wen made a public appeal for new tanks and fighter jets in response to the Chinese Communist Party’s saber-rattling....
05:13 2019-07-11

Dow plunges over 620 points as trade war between Washington and Beijing escalates The trade war between the U.S. and China escalated further Friday as China announced a new set of tariffs on American products.       ...
04:39 2019-08-25

Beijing backs away from including Huawei in trade talks China is pulling back on demands that national security issues be included in trade talks, suggesting that the status of Chinese telecom company Huawei, which the U.S. has called a national security threat and placed on a blacklist, won't be a factor in the talks....
17:26 2019-09-14

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
19:13 2019-05-25

Chinese city's ban on 'Beijing bikinis' leaves men hot under collar Jinan’s diktat on ‘uncivilised’ baring of male midriffs among list of banned behavioursA Chinese city is cracking down on the practice of men rolling up their shirts and baring their bellies, as temperatures soar in parts of the country.The “Beijing bikini”, as it is sometimes known by expats, has b...
15:13 2019-07-06

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees dared to back the protests....
13:52 2019-08-16

Chinese K-pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight K-pop stars from China and even one from Taiwan and one from Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans...
10:26 2019-08-19

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
03:13 2019-06-15

U.S. Retreat on New Tariffs Gives Beijing Breathing Room on Trade Talks The U.S. move to postpone imposition of tariffs on $156 billion in Chinese goods is being regarded in Beijing as a step toward detente, increasing the likelihood that China sends negotiators to attend scheduled trade talks in September....
15:52 2019-08-14

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move still needs to be endorsed by the US Congress....
10:26 2019-07-09

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks—a move that has already drawn criticism from Beijing....
04:26 2019-06-07

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
07:00 2019-06-18

Don't 'mess up Macau' — gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the special administrative region....
14:13 2019-08-21

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans...
14:52 2019-08-19

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted so far. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details on Thursday, though they distorted some facts....
15:13 2019-06-13

The High School Course Beijing Accuses of Radicalizing Hong Kong Pro-Beijing officials say a course that teaches critical thinking has created a generation of rebels. Students and teachers say it has made them more engaged with society....
20:39 2019-09-01

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to an official familiar with the proposal, drawing protests from China. The deal would contain the M1A...
13:52 2019-06-06

Beijing Set To Exit List Of World's Top 200 Most-Polluted Cities: Report China's capital of Beijing is on track to drop out from the list of the world's top 200 most-polluted cities this year, with hazardous smog concentrations falling to their lowest on record in August,......
08:52 2019-09-12

Beijing mega-airport to use Israeli runway protection system Israel's Xsight Systems said on Wednesday that its hazard detection technology will be installed on runways of a new mega-airport in China scheduled to open later this year....
15:52 2019-06-19

Beijing set to exit list of world's top 200 most-polluted cities: data China's capital of Beijing is on track to drop out from the list of the world's top 200 most-polluted cities this year, with hazardous smog concentrations falling to their lowest on record in August, data compiled by IQAir AirVisual showed on Thursday....
05:13 2019-09-12

Li Peng: former Chinese premier known as 'Butcher of Beijing' dies aged 90 Politician known abroad for his role in crushing 1989 Tiananmen Square protestsThe former Chinese premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the “Butcher of Beijing” for his role in the crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests, has died, according to state medi...
19:13 2019-07-23

No more 'Beijing bikini': Chinese city calls topless men 'uncivilized' Each summer, as Chinese cities swelter under the baking heat, middle-aged men across the country roll their T-shirts up above their bellies to cool down....
15:26 2019-07-04

Vatican Encourages Chinese Catholic Priests to Register With Beijing The Vatican encouraged Catholic bishops and priests in China to register with state authorities, a sign of the pope’s bigger push for rapprochement with Beijing even at a cost to the church’s independence....
19:39 2019-06-28

Hong Kong Protesters Battle Police, Despite Beijing's Warnings Police made dozens of arrests amid bloody clashes with protesters across the city, cracking down hard on antigovernment demonstrators who defied warnings from Beijing and took to the streets for a 10th consecutive weekend....
08:00 2019-08-12

Tiananmen Square massacre mastermind known as the 'Butcher of Beijing' dies Li Peng, a former staunch Chinese premier most famous for announcing martial law during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, has died at the age of 90. The official state-run news outlet Xinhua News Agency said Li died Monday of an unspecified illness....
19:13 2019-07-23

| WATCH: Silence and security in Beijing on Tiananmen 30th anniversary China marked 30 years since the deadly Tiananmen crackdown on Tuesday with a wall of silence and extra security after arresting activists and tightening internet censorship ahead of the politically sensitive anniversary.WATCH NOW....
14:52 2019-06-04

Hong Kong Tycoon Warns Protesters and Beijing Against Violence Hong Kong’s richest man bought the full front pages of many local newspapers to run a pair of ads—one aimed at the Chinese government, the other at demonstrators....
15:26 2019-08-16

Chinese pop stars back Beijing over Hong Kong protests Patriotic posts have been uploaded from some of the music industry's biggest stars in the region. They are seen as a show of support for China against the demonstrators in Hong Kong....
04:00 2019-08-20

Lawmaker's Links Heighten Alarm Over Beijing's Reach in Australia An Australian lawmaker is facing a political backlash over her ties to Beijing-backed organizations, a sign of deepening sensitivities about perceived meddling by China in national affairs....
15:13 2019-09-13

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's system of governance....
01:13 2019-07-03

The Ransacking of Hong Kong’s Legislature Prompts a ‘Zero Tolerance’ Warning From Beijing While hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters, including families toting young children, marched through the sweltering Hong Kong afternoon on Monday to express their opposition to a divisive extradition bill, a separate group took more forceful swings against the government On the 22nd anniver...
14:13 2019-07-02

Jeremy Lin signs contract with Chinese Basketball Association's Beijing Ducks Lin, 31, signs to play with three-time CBA championsNBA veteran won title with Toronto Raptors last yearFormer NBA star Jeremy Lin has signed a contract to play for China’s Beijing Ducks, the team announced in a social media post on Tuesday.It is not clear how long the ethnic Chinese-American Lin wi...
17:39 2019-08-27

Solomon Islands recognizes Beijing as diplomatic stranglehold tightens around Taiwan  The island nation’s defection whittled the number of countries that recognize Taiwan down to just 16 after Beijing flipped key allies, over objections from Washington....
23:00 2019-09-16

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam says withdrawal of extradition bill own decision, not Beijing’s Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Thursday insisted the decision to withdraw the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of tense protests was her government’s own decision, and not the central Chinese government’s....
07:13 2019-09-06

Solomon Islands To Sever Ties With Taiwan, Shift Alliance To Beijing The Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of a high-level government team representing the South Pacific archipelago has said....
16:39 2019-09-05

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the crucial minerals....
06:00 2019-05-29

Stand Up To Beijing, Hong Kong Singer Tells US Lawmakers, Companies Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho wants U.S. lawmakers and companies to criticize Beijing's actions in Hong Kong, to help change the Chinese Communist Party's behaviour....
07:13 2019-09-17

Stand up to Beijing, Hong Kong singer tells U.S. lawmakers, companies Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho wants U.S. lawmakers and companies to criticize Beijing's actions in Hong Kong, to help change the Chinese Communist Party's behavior....
11:00 2019-09-17

A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out. The Belgian Embassy is facing criticism after the forcible removal of the family, members of the Uighur minority group that China treats as a security threat....
19:39 2019-06-18

Hong Kong holds somber Tiananmen vigil as Beijing goes into lockdown Tens of thousands joined a somber candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on student-led democracy protesters in and around Tiananmen Square, as authorities in Beijing went into lockdown....
17:26 2019-06-04

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
15:00 2019-08-16

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
09:00 2019-08-08

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine fever epidemic which has now spread to all of China's 25 provinces....
09:52 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protesters risk arrest as Beijing steps up warnings Thousands gather in Kowloon as tension mounts in former British colonyThousands of demonstrators marched in Hong Kong on Saturday, facing the threat of arrest and increasingly severe warnings from Beijing.Protesters clad head to toe in black, carrying umbrellas and orange helmets, deviated from the ...
16:00 2019-08-03

Larry Kudlow: Huawei policy now part of trade talks with Beijing White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow confirmed Friday that the U.S. policy towards Chinese telecom giant Huawei would be a factor in the upcoming trade talks with Beijing....
20:13 2019-07-05

Hong Kong supporters ‘stunned' by pro-Beijing harassment in Australia and New Zealand College students who support Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists have been “stunned” to find themselves harassed in other countries by counterprotesters aligned with the government in Beijing....
18:26 2019-07-31

Beijing says Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-08-07

Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday seized on slowing economic growth in China as evidence that U.S. tariffs were having "a major effect" and warned that Washington could pile on more pressure as U.S.-China trade talks sputtered along....
20:13 2019-07-15

Picasso Show Captivates Beijing, Whose Art Scene Hums as Censors Hover The lines are long to see an art exhibition whose implicit theme asks a probing question: Would genius like Picasso’s thrive within the confinements of contemporary China?...
19:39 2019-07-31

Authorities Begin Arrests in Hong Kong as Beijing Ramps Up the Rhetoric Hong Kong police have arrested a suspect in relation to the July 1 ransacking of the legislature, while Beijing intensified its condemnation of the protests and of political leaders in Britain, who have voiced support for them. Local government-run radio reported in the early hours of Thursday that ...
09:26 2019-07-04

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US Hong Kong civil servants have joined anti-government street protests while China’s top diplomat accused the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of the demonstrations...
06:39 2019-08-03

Japanese, South Korean foreign ministers to meet in Beijing on Wednesday Japan's foreign minister Taro Kono will meet his South Korean counterpart, Kang Kyung-wha, in Beijing on Wednesday, a Japanese foreign ministry official said on Monday, amid deteriorating relations between the two East Asian countries....
09:13 2019-08-19

Cathay's 'unusual position' makes it 'vulnerable to pressure' from Beijing, analyst says Cathay Pacific's CEO Rupert Hogg officially stepped down on Monday. His sudden resignation comes shortly after Beijing issued a "major aviation safety risk warning" to the airline....
11:52 2019-08-19

Hong Kong remains vital economic asset for Beijing, despite unrest ith mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indispensable role that Beijing will be loath to undermine, according to bankers, economists and business leaders....
01:00 2019-08-15

Hong Kong Leader Says No Need for Beijing to Intervene in Protests Amid Escalating Violence Following a weekend of escalating violence between pro-democracy demonstrators and police, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Tuesday insisted her administration has not “lost control.” While repeating much of her rhetoric from earlier press conferences, a defiant Lam said the semi-autonomous c...
20:00 2019-08-27

Beijing says the Hong Kong police is 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
17:52 2019-08-06

Beijing falls silent as tight security surrounds Tiananmen Square anniversary Thirty years after bloody crackdown in China, visitors have IDs checked and journalists are warned against taking pictures China has been marking 30 years since its deadly crackdown on student demonstrators in Beijing with silence and extra security measures.The government has worked to suppress dis...
12:39 2019-06-04

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “to take responsibility” following “rec...
16:39 2019-08-16

Some in Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Camp Break Ranks, Calling for Delay of Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
12:13 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Police Draw Protester Rage, but Beijing Doesn't Think They're Tough Enough Hong Kong’s police are caught between a local population that accuses them of inflaming protests by using excessive force and mainland authorities who are urging them to get tougher to end the crisis....
19:52 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protesters target Beijing-friendly businesses in latest demonstrations The new tactic revealed a simmering anger toward a small group of tycoons and cronies who have accumulated enormous wealth and political clout, often through cozy relationships with the mainland....
17:00 2019-09-22

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as historic anti-government protests rocked the city....
05:52 2019-06-17

Beijing Asserts Power to Declare Emergency to Quell Hong Kong Unrest China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs laid out specific measures for the city’s leader to address long-running protests. Earlier, the city’s leader, Carrie Lam, had insisted her government can deal with the unrest....
18:52 2019-09-03

Hong Kong leader says Beijing supports decision to withdraw extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that the decision to formally withdraw the controversial extradition bill that has led to months of violent protests in the city was her own....
11:39 2019-09-05

Instagram censors Melbourne artist's anti-Beijing post but ignores trolls Badiucao accuses the social media firm of violating the free speech of people who speak up against China’s bullyingA Melbourne artist who posted anti-Chinese government work has had it pulled offline by Instagram, while death threats against him have remained uncensored.The censorship of Badiucao – ...
20:39 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
07:52 2019-07-03

Beijing’s game plan for crushing the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition law enter their third month, the prospect of any resolution to the unrest seems a long way off. However, the past we...
07:26 2019-08-15

Ahead of renewed talks, Washington, Beijing prepare ground for trade deal The United States on Thursday welcomed China's promise to buy agricultural goods while maintaining the threat of U.S. tariff hikes as the world's two largest economies sought to prepare the ground for upcoming in-person talks....
20:26 2019-09-12

TikTok’s Beijing roots fuel censorship suspicion as it builds a huge U.S. audience Social media has been a quintessentially American journey rooted in ideas about creative expression and freedom of speech. But the rise of the Chinese video app TikTok could signal an end to Western dominance of the Internet’s megaphones — and an ideological change in what people see on the Web....
03:00 2019-09-16

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Beijing Warnings, as Police Fire Tear Gas A day of protest began with a “family friendly” rally but ended with fires on a busy shopping street, tear gas and a tunnel under the harbor blocked....
17:52 2019-08-10

U.S. Calls Beijing ‘Thuggish Regime’ for ‘Harassing’ American Diplomat Who Met Pro-Democracy Activists The State Department Thursday accused the Chinese government of leaking personal information about a U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong, including the names of her children. Pro-Beijing newspaper Ta Kung Pao published details about the U.S. consular official after she reportedly met with advocates of the pr...
18:26 2019-08-09

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia following violent clashes with police over the weekend....
07:13 2019-08-13

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s puzzling apology: Did Beijing blink? And, if so, why? On Sunday, another massive protest in Hong Kong rallied against chief executive Carrie Lam, demanding her to withdraw a controversial extradition bill and step down. Neither of those demands were met......
21:52 2019-06-18

Beijing Bans Chinese Movies and Actors From Prominent Taiwan Film Awards (BEIJING) — China said Wednesday it was banning Chinese movies and actors from participating in Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, one of the Asian film industry’s most prestigious honors, as Beijing ramps up economic and political pressure on the island it claims as its own territory. ...
11:13 2019-08-07

Responding to leaked recording, Hong Kong leader says she never tendered resignation to Beijing 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 her saying she would step down if she could....
08:39 2019-09-03

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at the worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping....
13:26 2019-06-13

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping....
11:39 2019-06-13

'Run the Race' trailer: Tim Tebow is executive producer of the Christian drama "Run the Race" is the story of two brothers who rely on sports, each other and their faith to pull through small-town hardships.        ...
13:26 2019-06-20

Rip Torn, the joyfully cynical producer on 'The Larry Sanders Show,' dies at 88 Emmy winner Rip Torn, who died Tuesday at 88, appeared in '"Sweet Bird of Youth" and "Pork Chop Hill" but is best known for "The Larry Sanders Show."        ...
12:00 2019-07-10

Pro-Beijing groups tear down Hong Kong's protest walls, raising risk of clashes Groups of China supporters pulled down "Lennon Walls" of anti-government protest messages across Hong Kong on Saturday, raising the possibility of clashes with democracy supporters and another weekend of trouble....
07:39 2019-09-21

Chinese state media slams attack on Beijing representative's office in Hong Kong An attack on the office of Beijing's representative in Hong Kong by protesters was a "blatant challenge to the central government" and will not be tolerated, state news agency Xinhua said in an editorial on Monday....
04:13 2019-07-22

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
07:52 2019-08-01

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after protesters swarmed the city's streets for the third time in one week....
14:26 2019-06-17

Hong Kong could lose special trade status if Beijing intervenes in protests: official A 1992 U.S. law affords Hong Kong preferential treatment in matters of trade and economics compared with China. Areas of special treatment include visas, law enforcement and investment....
09:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in the Chinese city....
22:52 2019-07-21

Beijing will not rest until it controls Hong Kong. We must keep fighting | Joshua Wong and Johnson Yeung In Hong Kong, we have pushed back against the extradition bill. But China is finding other ways to attack our freedomLet’s put it in plain words: the people of Hong Kong haven’t defeated the proposed extradition law to China yet – we have only earned a small window to catch our breath. And so have t...
18:39 2019-06-27

In Hong Kong, Employees Hide Their Political Leanings as Beijing Forces Companies to Take Sides By day, Lucy is a flight attendant. Dressed in a neat uniform, she politely offers passengers meals and drinks while they cruise at 35,000 feet. Recently though, she’s been switching shifts to make sure that she’s in town to join the protests that have rocked Hong Kong for the last 15 we...
12:13 2019-09-16

'Prepared to Die': Hong Kong Protesters Embrace Hard-Core Tactics, Challenge Beijing Some activists have largely rejected the strategies of veteran leaders of past pro-democracy movements. The shift in attitude means the city’s resistance has become the biggest open rebellion against China’s government since President Xi Jinping took power in 2012....
01:13 2019-08-06

Meghan McCain slammed for addressing Mindy Kaling in tweet criticizing her 'Mindy Project' producer Meghan McCain evoked actress Mindy Kaling when condemning producer David Stassen, who seemingly mocked “The View” co-host’s upcoming audio book in a now-deleted tweet....
20:39 2019-08-05

'The Hunt' producer Jason Blum still wants to release controversial film Trump seemed to slam Despite "marketing mistakes" with "The Hunt," producer Jason Blum still wants to release controversial film that Donald Trump appeared to criticize.        ...
23:39 2019-08-18

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt files sexual abuse suit against Disney and longtime Nashville producer Jordan Pruitt, a former Disney star and contestant on “The Voice” has filed a lawsuit alleging her former manager, Keith Thomas, of sexually abusing her when she was just 14 years old....
09:52 2019-09-04

Chinese diplomat warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’; military runs drills near Hong Kong border The Chinese ambassador in the United Kingdom issued a stern warning Thursday, saying that Beijing will “not sit on its hands” amid ongoing near-daily street protests in Hong Kong....
15:26 2019-08-16

Beijing says Hong Kong protests 'show signs of terrorism.' If you only watch state media, you probably agree Out-of-control mobs beating up police. Crazed separatists throwing petrol bombs and vandalizing government buildings. The symbols of the country insulted and humiliated. Local authorities overwhelmed and in need of assistance....
11:39 2019-08-13

Beijing Dismisses Hong Kong’s Radical Protesters as Separatist ‘Thugs’ Bent on ‘Political Intimidation’ China has doubled down on what it has termed a “color revolution” in the restive enclave of Hong Kong, dismissing a hardline minority of protesters as “thugs” attempting to turn the territory into an “independent or semi-independent political entity.” At a press c...
14:39 2019-09-03

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China to face trial, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday....
13:00 2019-06-15

‘Any Attempt to Play With Fire Will Only Backfire.’ Beijing Issues Stern Warning to Hong Kong Protesters The Chinese government issued its harshest rebuke of Hong Kong’s protests to date Tuesday, condemning recent actions as a threat to the city’s rule of law and warning that the “handful of brazen and violent” demonstrators will be punished. “The protests taking place in ...
01:52 2019-08-07

Toyota To Roll Out 100 Fuel Cell Buses To Shuttle Visitors During Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far......
16:39 2019-09-18

Drake puts his producer hat on for 'Euphoria' Stars of new show "Euphoria" - Zendaya, Storm Reid and Hunter Schafer - discuss meeting Drake, who worked as an executive producer on the series. (June 5)        ...
15:13 2019-06-05

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday....
14:52 2019-05-21

'Survivor' producer imprisoned in Mexico for his wife's death is released, back in U.S. Former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, convicted of killing his wife in 2010, has been released from a Mexican prison, is back in the U.S.        ...
15:13 2019-09-11

Clinton impeachment is FX's next 'American Crime Story,' with Monica Lewinsky as a producer 'Impeachment: American Crime Story' tells story from POV of Paula Jones, Monica Lewinsky and Linda Tripp in FX's third installment due September 2020.        ...
06:26 2019-08-07

Lew Klein, 'American Bandstand' executive producer who launched Dick Clark's career, dies at 91 Lew Klein, a broadcast pioneer who helped create “American Bandstand” and launched the careers of Dick Clark and Bob Saget, has died at 91.        ...
19:39 2019-06-13

Yoga Day: Indian Envoy Performs Yoga With Chinese Enthusiasts In Beijing Yoga represents aspirations of the people from India and China that it is beneficial to work together in spirit of "friendship and cooperation", Indian envoy Vikram Misri said today as he along with a......
08:26 2019-06-21