Stories tagged: china
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 6:39 p.m.
The U.S. and Chinese governments have been flashing a lot of bravado just before firing the first shots in a conflict that risks erupting into a mutually damaging trade war. …
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
Backed by Tencent Holdings, WeDoctor joins a growing contingent of tech giants hoping to revolutionize an industry seemingly impervious to online disruption. While the likes of Google seek to unlock …
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
American business leaders fear these are the “qualitative measures” China warned it would unleash if President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on its exports to the United States.
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.