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US China: US destroyer sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade talks

Meyer challenged the restrictions on innocent passage imposed by China, Taiwan, and Vietnam and also contested China's claim to straight baselines enclosing the Paracel Islands.05 PM ISTAFPIn this handout photo taken on September 4, 2019 and released by the US Navy shows US Navy's littoral combat ship USS Montgomery (front) sails in formation with navy ships from ASEAN during the US-ASEAN maritime exercise at the gulf of Thailand.

Trump Delays Planned Tariff Increase in ‘Gesture of Good Will’ to China

ETWASHINGTON — President Trump said Wednesday night that the United States would delay its next planned tariff increase on China by two weeks, as “a gesture of good will” that may help to mend the seriously damaged ties between the world’s two biggest economies.The United States would delay a planned increase in its 25 percent tariff on $250 billion of Chinese goods from Oct.

China’s Education Stocks Teach Investors a Lesson

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Investors in the Chinese education system have learned a hard but necessary lesson: Ignore Beijing at your peril.It has been a bad year for many Chinese education stocks.

Cathay Pacific’s Chairman Resigns as China Pressures Hong Kong Business

Business|Cathay Pacific’s Chairman Resigns as China Pressures Hong Kong BusinessImageJohn Slosar, right, the chairman of Cathay Pacific Airways, and Rupert Hogg, the airline’s former chief executive, during a news conference in March.ETHONG KONG — The chairman of Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that he would resign, making him the second top executive of the embattled Hong Kong carrier to step down since protests began roiling the city.

Senators Scrutinize U.S.-China Ethane Supply Deals

senators are probing an energy company that wants to export ethane from a riverfront facility in Texas to China.”




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a New Orleans plaintiffs lawyer who is American Ethane’s chief executive, said he hadn’t received communication from the senators and declined to comment.

Report: U.S., China struggling to agree on plan for September trade talks

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U.S.-China Trade War Hits a New Phase, and a Boot Maker Trembles

Lately, though, the trade war has made running an all-American business in China “a big headache, a big pain,” Mr.ImageAlmost all Yong Du’s leather cowboy boots, complete with generous heels and expressive stitching, are sold to the United States.

China’s Prisons Swell After Deluge of Arrests Engulfs Muslims

Now China is also turning to an older, harsher method of control: filling prisons in Xinjiang.200
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As Trump Escalates Trade War, U.S. and China Move Further Apart With No End in Sight

The president has raised American tariffs to a level not seen since the 1960s.Trump called China’s president, Xi Jinping, an “enemy” and threatened to use his emergency powers to force American companies out of China.

China’s Red-Hot Tobacco Stock is Cooling

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Cigarette sales are holding up better in China than in many markets, but that’s no reason for investors to continue to puff on Hong Kong-listed China Tobacco International.4 trillion cigarettes were sold in the country last year, almost all of them made by China National Tobacco, or CNTC.

China’s Retaliatory Tariffs Could Disrupt Tesla’s Recent Progress

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Higher import tariffs in China and other challenges could offset Tesla’s recent ratings upgrade and its improved outlook for Model 3 production.WSJ's Max Colchester explains how this may curtail rebel lawmakers' efforts to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

China’s Currency Is Weakening as the Trade War Drags On

Business|China’s Currency Is Weakening as the Trade War Drags OnThere’s evidence that the government has been trying to prop up the renminbi, not weaken it drastically.“There’s less demand for Chinese goods and less demand for the Chinese currency.

Trump Ordered U.S. Companies to Leave China. Is That Possible?

CreditCreditAly Song/ReutersSHANGHAI — In the space of 24 hours, President Trump ordered American businesses to leave China and suggested in a tweet that he has the authority to do so.”The general conclusion was that the president may, in fact, have the authority to carry out many threats against companies doing business with China.

Trump Asserts He Can Force U.S. Companies to Leave China

But if he were to follow through in this case, it would be the most significant break with China since President Richard M.For the moment, they said Mr.

Former Fed official says Trump’s trade war with China is a ‘stagflationary shock’

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President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is likely to generate a supply shock for the U.Hopefully a small one,” Alan Blinder said, in an interview.

Former Fed official says Trump’s trade war with China is a ‘stagflationary shock’

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President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is likely to generate a supply shock for the U.Hopefully a small one,” Alan Blinder said, in an interview.

China hits out at 'bullying' US over new tariffs

A Chinese commerce ministry spokesman on Saturday denounced Washington's "unilateral and bullying trade protectionism".50 PM ISTAFPTrump on Friday increased existing and planned tariffs on a total of $550 billion in Chinese goods.

China Threatens New Tariffs if Trump Escalates Trade War

Business|China Threatens New Tariffs if Trump Escalates Trade WarImageA Ford plant in Chicago.Chinese imports of American-made cars are among the goods China plans to target if the trade war escalates.

What Links U.S.-China Trade Talks and the Hong Kong Protests

and China has been rattling global markets, and massive protests have caused disruptions in Hong Kong.-China Trade Talks and the Hong Kong Protests
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China’s Soft-Power Failure: Condemning Hong Kong’s Protests

The New New WorldBeijing wants greater sway over global public opinion.ImageDemonstrators gathered at Victoria Park in Hong Kong over the weekend.