Stories tagged: china
Sun., April 23, 2017, midnight
Parker: Strategy, policy are foreign to Trump
Trump, by conveying to allies and non-allies that he’s likely to do anything at any moment, is telegraphing not strength but instability and impulsivity.
Sat., April 22, 2017, midnight
Charles Krauthammer: U.S. has cards to play in North Korea
Our objective should be clear. At a minimum, a testing freeze. At the maximum, regime change.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 8 a.m.
China, EU push message of free trade, engagement
Top diplomats from China and the European Union pledged closer cooperation Wednesday, highlighting their common interests in peace and security and pushing a message of free trade and open engagement …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Sibanye gets U.S. security nod to buy Stillwater mines
The U.S. cleared the sale of the country’s sole provider of platinum and palladium to a miner whose biggest investor is Chinese, providing the first indication that the Trump administration’s …
UPDATED: Sun., April 16, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Pence warns North Korea ‘era of strategic patience is over’
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared Monday the “era of strategic patience is over” with North Korea, expressing impatience with the unwillingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
As Trump flexes muscles, North Korea says it’s ready for war
North Korea is expected to test a missile or nuclear weapon as early as Saturday – the 105th birthday of the country’s late founder, Kim Il Sung – and anxiety …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
China warns of war risk as Trump rattles saber at North Korea
China warned that a war on the Korean Peninsula would have devastating consequences as the U.S. threatened military retaliation against North Korea if it proceeds with a nuclear test this …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
China’s exports accelerate in March, import growth moderates
China’s export growth accelerated in March while import growth moderated to still-robust double-digit levels in possible positive signs for Chinese economic growth and global demand.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 5:40 a.m.
Trump finds Asian allies cool to preemptive North Korea strike
President Donald Trump is finding little support among his Asian allies – both publicly and behind the scenes – as he weighs a military attack on North Korea after unilaterally …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Trump warms to China, NATO as his foreign policy campaign pledges fall
Nearly three months into office, President Donald Trump has dropped much of his unorthodox campaign rhetoric on foreign policy and embraced a much more establishment view that in many ways …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Xi stresses China’s North Korea concerns in talk with Trump
Beijing is willing to work with Washington on ending North Korea’s nuclear weapons program but wants a peaceful solution to the escalating conflict, Chinese President Xi Jinping told President Donald …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
North Korea decries US carrier dispatch as parliament meets
North Korea’s parliament convened Tuesday amid heightened tensions on the divided peninsula, with the United States and South Korea conducting their biggest-ever military exercises and the USS Carl Vinson aircraft …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
North Korea’s parliament meets, with Kim Jong Un at center
North Korea’s parliament convened on Tuesday, with the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, taking the center seat.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
China rejects North Korean coal shipments after missile test and U.S. pressure
China is turning back shipments of North Korean coal from its ports, a sign of Beijing’s growing concern over the nuclear weapons capability of its wayward neighbor.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Starbucks extends China health coverage to workers’ parents
Starbucks will provide Chinese workers with health insurance that extends coverage to their parents, a unique offering by the coffeehouse chain that may be used by more than 10,000 people …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Amnesty: China executes more people than rest of the world combined
China executes more people each year than the rest of the world combined, with its state-sanctioned system cloaked in official secrecy, said a report released Tuesday by human rights monitor …
Sat., April 8, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
Trump: ‘Only time will tell’ on improving US-China trade
President Donald Trump says his meetings with China’s President Xi Jinping went well but as for any progress on trade “only time will tell.”
Fri., April 7, 2017, 12:01 p.m.
Trump lauds ‘outstanding’ relationship with Chinese leader
President Donald Trump said Friday he has developed an “outstanding” relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping after meeting with the leader of a nation Trump has criticized as a menace …
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
Trump kicks off Florida meetings with Chinese president
President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping opened their high-stakes summit at Trump’s Florida beach resort Thursday, with the urgent threat of North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and tensions over …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
EU imposes anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel
The European Commission has imposed anti-dumping duties on steel products from China to stop them flooding Europe’s struggling steel market.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
Philippines’ Duterte orders troops to disputed South China Sea in possible new rift with Beijing
The Philippine president appeared to revive his quarrels with China on Thursday, ordering his troops to occupy islands and reefs in the disputed South China Sea – and saying he …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 6:37 a.m.
U.S. ratchets up urgency on N. Korea ahead of China visit
The White House is ratcheting up the urgency over North Korea’s nuclear pursuit ahead of President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping’s first meeting, with a senior U.S. official warning …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 5:56 a.m.
U.S. cites abortion provision in cutting off U.N. agency funding
The Trump administration is cutting off U.S. funding to the United Nations agency for reproductive health under an abortion-related provision in a law that Democratic and Republican administrations have used …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
China, Cherry Coke, and the Oracle of Omaha
Coca-Cola is featuring a different type of celebrity on its cans in China: Warren Buffett.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Uncertainty surrounds U.S. trade policy ahead of Trump’s first China meeting
After a campaign defined in large part by a pledge to turn the nation’s trade agenda on its head, President Donald Trump has opened his presidency with a series of …
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Trump says U.S. ready to act alone on N. Korea
President Donald Trump says that the United States is prepared to act alone if China does not take a tougher stand against North Korea’s nuclear program.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
Trump targets trade abuses with executive orders
President Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders Friday focused on reducing the trade deficit just days before he holds his first meeting with his Chinese counterpart.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
China plans panda preserve 3 times size of Yellowstone park
China is planning to create a preserve for the giant panda that will be three times the size of Yellowstone National Park in the western U.S.
Wed., March 29, 2017, 6:44 a.m.
U.S. official: Trump to meet China’s Xi first week in April
Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with President Donald Trump the first full week of April, a senior State Department official said Tuesday.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 7:40 a.m.
Netanyahu’s early election threat overshadows China trip
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s threat to dissolve his government for a fourth time is overshadowing a trade trip to China meant to promote deals with some of the country’s …