Stories tagged: china
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
To understand why the United States and China stand on the brink of a trade war, consider the near-death experience of American Superconductor Corp.
Tue., July 3, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Chinese companies are expected to cancel most of the remaining soybeans they have committed to buy from the U.S. in the year ending Aug. 31 once the extra tariff on …
UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Congress is preparing to reconcile two versions of the farm bill, a sweeping piece of legislation renewed every five years that governs an array of agricultural and food assistance programs, …
UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue sought to assure Eastern Washington agriculture and forestry leaders on Monday that American farmers will not bear the brunt of an international trade war. But …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced former Ball State football player Wendell Brown to four years in prison for his involvement in a September 2016 bar fight, a lawyer for …
Mon., June 25, 2018, 8:24 a.m.
Chinese regulators have freed up an extra $100 billion for bank lending in a move financial analysts said could help to reassure investors amid trade tensions with Washington.
Sun., June 24, 2018, 2:20 p.m.
Farmers and workers would be hit hard if China imposes agricultural tariffs, targeting many counties that make up the president’s base.
Sat., June 23, 2018, 1:13 p.m.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide …
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week’s groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump, the North’s official media reported Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
The United States and China edged closer Tuesday to triggering the riskiest trade war in decades, a fight that could weaken the world’s two largest economies, unsettle relations between Beijing …
Mon., June 18, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war.
Mon., June 18, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
Google is investing $550 million in cash in China’s JD.com as the U.S. search giant pushes deeper into online commerce.
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
China fired back Saturday in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods including soybeans, electric cars and …
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
President Donald Trump brought the world’s two biggest economies to the brink of a trade war Friday by announcing a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese …
Sun., June 10, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
The worker took her position on the line in the brightly lit factory floor in China’s Hunan province, dressed in a static-resistant uniform.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
The United States has pulled two more of its workers out of Cuba and are testing them for possible brain injury, three U.S. officials told the Associated Press on Friday, …
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
Chinese phone maker Huawei said Wednesday it has never collected or stored Facebook user data, after the social media giant acknowledged it shared such data with Huawei and other manufacturers.
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
China warned Sunday after another round of talks on a sprawling trade dispute with Washington that any deals they produce “will not take effect” if President Donald Trump’s threatened tariff …
Sun., June 3, 2018
Of course, I’m jealous of Ivanka Trump – because any criticism of another woman has to be jealousy, according to the letters I shall receive. In the following order, I …
Sat., June 2, 2018, 8:37 a.m.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrived in Beijing on Saturday for talks on China’s promise to buy more American goods after Washington revived tensions by renewing its threat of tariff …
Fri., June 1, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
China’s placement of weapons systems on manmade islands in the South China Sea is designed to intimidate and coerce others in the region, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday, laying …
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
The European Union and China say they will do their utmost to keep afloat an international agreement to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons despite the U.S. abandoning the pact.
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
A highly social giant panda out for a stroll surprised and delighted residents of a town in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan.
Tue., May 29, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
The Trump administration has renewed its threat to place 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods in retaliation for what it says are China’s unfair trade practices.
Mon., May 28, 2018, 7:31 p.m.
SHANGHAI – Ivanka Trump’s brand continues to win foreign trademarks in China and the Philippines, adding to questions about conflicts of interest at the White House, the Associated Press has …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
The Trump administration has told Congress that it’s reached a deal that would allow Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to stay in business, a source familiar with the talks who …
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
The Pentagon said Wednesday it has withdrawn an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise the U.S. is hosting this summer, a sign of fresh tension between …
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
A U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, the State Department said Wednesday, recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba who later fell …
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
The prices that small-operation ranchers in Washington get for their cattle is tied to the global economy, making it about as hard to predict as the prairie rain.
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 3:16 p.m.
President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration’s temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and China struck a note of caution on the latest agreement.