Economy

China threatens retaliation if US tariff hikes go ahead

Aug 15, 2019

China threatens retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going ahead with planned Sept. 1 tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports

Global stocks lower after US falls on recession fear

Aug 15, 2019

Global stock markets mostly lower after Wall Street falls on recession fears

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Aug 13, 2019

Facing another US tariff hike, President Xi Jinping is getting tougher instead of backing down

China's auto sales sink in July, extending yearlong decline

Aug 13, 2019

China's auto sales sink 3.9% in July from a year earlier, extending a year-long contraction in the industry's biggest global market

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war jitters

Aug 13, 2019

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower amid anxiety U.S.-Chinese trade war will cut global growth

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

Aug 7, 2019

China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, which are among the Asian film industry's most prestigious honors

China's yuan falls further amid trade war fears

Aug 6, 2019

China's yuan falls further against dollar as Beijing accuses Washington of 'destroying the international order,' fueling fears of global damage from their trade war

Global stocks tumble after China lets yuan sink

Aug 5, 2019

Global stocks fall after China allows yuan to fall following Trump's latest trade threat

China's yuan falls below sensitive level of 7 to US dollar

Aug 5, 2019

China's yuan falls below 7 to US dollar, possibly fueling tension with Washington

Australia launches $55M anti-trafficking effort for ASEAN

Aug 1, 2019

Australia has launched a 10-year, $55 million program to help Southeast Asian nations combat human trafficking in the region

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