Stories tagged: china
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
The United States and China went ahead with tariff hikes on billions of dollars of each other’s automobiles, factory machinery and other goods Thursday in an escalation of a battle …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 10:08 a.m.
Taiwan is responding to China’s arms buildup by developing missiles and interceptors of its own that could reduce Beijing’s military advantage over the self-ruled island, defense experts say.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
The United States and China are resuming trade talks, raising hopes for a way out of an intensifying dispute between the world’s two largest economies.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Kroger will start to sell some of its products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by internet giant Alibaba, the latest move by the supermarket chain to boost its …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 11:19 a.m.
China’s exports to the United States surged last month as its merchants rushed to fill orders ahead of a jump in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 3:23 p.m.
The Trump administration says it will go ahead with imposing 25 percent tariffs on $16 billion in Chinese imports.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
Already threatened by escalating U.S. taxes on its goods, China is about to find it much harder to invest in U.S. companies or to buy American technology in such cutting-edge …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says authorities have begun razing his Beijing studio.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
China on Friday announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
Starbucks Corp. is joining forces with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to begin delivering its drinks and baked goods in China, rolling out an effort to stave off competitors and turn …
Thu., July 26, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson.
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 1:41 p.m.
President Donald Trump told European leaders Wednesday that the U.S. wants a “fair trade deal” with the European Union as both sides sought to defuse tensions in an escalating trade …
UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
Facebook is blocked in China but it’s still setting up a subsidiary in the world’s most populous country.
Sat., July 21, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
China is waging a “quiet kind of cold war” against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a …
Fri., July 20, 2018, 8:02 a.m.
President Donald Trump has indicated that he’s willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs and again criticized the Federal Reserve, as well as some of the nation’s …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 1:40 p.m.
The Trump administration on Monday brought cases against China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey at the World Trade Organization for retaliating against American tariffs on imported steel and …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 8:20 a.m.
China announced it filed a World Trade Organization challenge Monday to President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat, stepping up its diplomatic efforts to counter U.S. pressure in a spiraling technology …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 1 p.m.
U.S. trade officials have invited you to comment on their latest list of proposed import tariffs covering 6,031 categories of items from China. They may get an earful, as the …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Stone tools recovered from an excavation in China suggest that our evolutionary forerunners trekked out of Africa earlier than we thought.
Wed., July 11, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain, plans to open more than 1,500 restaurants in China amid a growing global trade war.
Wed., July 11, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
China’s government vowed Wednesday to take “firm and forceful measures” as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese imports like fish sticks, apples and French doors, the …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
The Trump administration is readying tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports, ranging from burglar alarms to mackerel, escalating a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Tesla has reached a preliminary agreement with the Shanghai government to build a factory that will rival production from its lone U.S. assembly plant, as Elon Musk takes his biggest …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
China on Tuesday allowed Liu Xia to fly to Berlin, ending an eight-year house arrest that drew international criticism and made the soft-spoken, chain-smoking 57-year-old poet with a shaven head …
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 4:06 p.m.
In its trade war with the U.S., China isn’t powerless to fight back once it runs out of American goods to penalize. It possesses a range of other weapons with …
Sun., July 8, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
UW Advanced Robotics team is taking its squad of fighting machines to the biggest, most complex student games in the world.
Sat., July 7, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
Thousands of Washington farmers who grow apples, cherries, pears and wheat now find themselves on the front lines of a battle between the two largest economies in the world.
Fri., July 6, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Thai authorities on Friday evening suspended the search for missing tourists who were on a boat that sank during a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket, as the …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 7:17 p.m.
The world’s two biggest economies fired the opening shots Friday in a trade war that could have wide-ranging consequences for consumers, workers, companies, investors and political leaders.
Thu., July 5, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
The United States hiked tariffs on Chinese imports Friday and Beijing said it would be forced to make a “counterattack” in a dispute between the world’s two biggest economies that …