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Belt and Road: China pushes Belt and Road to world leaders 25.4.2019 BBC: Business
The leaders' summit comes as China faces growing criticism over its massive infrastructure programme.
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The deadly disease wiping out Chinese pigs 25.4.2019 BBC: World
Global pork prices could rise sharply as African swine fever decimates China's pig population.
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UK gives Huawei an amber light to supply 5G 24.4.2019 techCrunch
The UK government will allow Huawei to be a supplier for some non-core parts of the country’s 5G networks, despite concerns that the involvement of the Chinese telecoms vendor could pose a risk to national security. But it will be excluded from core parts of the networks, according to reports in national press. The news […]
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PEPE ESCOBAR: War on Iran & Calling America’s Bluff 24.4.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Vast swathes of the West seem not to realize that if the Strait of Hormuz is shut down a global depression will follow, writes Pepe Escobar. By Pepe Escobar Special to Consortium News The Trump administration once again has graphically…Read more →
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Iran and China Join Russia on Syria's West Coast 24.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Russia was set to extend its reach in Syria's west coast by leasing a Mediterranean seaport in Tartus, but China and Iran have also set their sights on the region's lucrative trade routes.
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Trump’s crackdown on Iran’s oil exports could backfire badly – with serious risks to global economy 24.4.2019 Raw Story

The US has unnerved the world oil market by ramping up the pressure in its long-running dispute with Iran. It has announced that, after May 1, it won’t renew the exemptions given to eight countries that enable them to buy Iranian oil. Those affected, which include China, India, Japan, Italy and Sout...

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Why Trump’s tariffs are one of the last big obstacles in U.S.-China trade talks 23.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The United States and China are in the final stretch of talks to resolve a conflict over American complaints about China’s unfair trading and economic practices.

Senior U.S. officials say they have reached agreement on enforcement and other key elements of the dispute, raising the possibility that...

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This is the big illusion Trump is trying to create with his China trade war 22.4.2019 Raw Story

Beijing and Washington have been engaged in long-standing negotiations to resolve an increasingly contentious trade dispute. It looks like we are approaching the endgame, but, as James Politi and Lucy Hornby report in the Financial Times, “the two sides remain apart on two key issues—the fate of exi...

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Pete Buttigieg Trivializes the Impact of Trade on US Job Losses 22.4.2019 Truthout.com
The Democratic presidential candidate has been telling audiences a very big lie.

The post Pete Buttigieg Trivializes the Impact of Trade on US Job Losses appeared first on Truthout.

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These Trump Allies Are Preparing for a New Cold War With China 22.4.2019 Mother Jones
It’s been a rough couple of months for the image of the People’s Republic of China in the United States. Blistering government assessments have described China as a “persistent cyber espionage threat” and “strategic competitor.” FBI Director Christopher Wray even called the Communist country a “whole-of-society threat.”  But the conversation about China took a hard-right turn last month […]
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Reporter describes the grueling process of correcting Trump’s non-stop stream of lies 22.4.2019 Raw Story

Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale, who has earned a reputation as a tireless chronicler of President Donald Trump’s multiple lies, has given an interview with New York Magazine in which he acknowledges that keeping track of Trump’s falsehoods is “mentally tiring.” When asked ...

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Why the US-China rivalry will not end with a trade deal 22.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
As the US and China edge closer to a trade deal, analysts expect a new battle in the technology sector.
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How much of Europe does China own? 21.4.2019 BBC: World
The EU wants to screen foreign investment as concerns grow about China's role.
Stocks waver as traders sift through company earnings 18.4.2019 LA Times: Business

U.S. stock indexes wavered between modest gains and losses Thursday as another slide in healthcare-sector companies offset gains elsewhere in the market.

Energy and technology stocks also fell. Smaller-company stocks fell more than the rest of the market for the second straight day.

Drugmaker Pfizer...

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FCC chief seeks to deny China Mobile from operating in the U.S. 18.4.2019 LA Times: Business

The top U.S. communications regulator urged the rejection of China Mobile Ltd.’s application to provide telecommunications services in the American market, opening another front in the trade fight between the world’s biggest economies.

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Wednesday...

Venezuela Sanctions Don't Stop Cocaine Flow to U.S. 18.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Venezuela's political and economic crisis has led to a massive uptick in cocaine-carrying flights from Venezuela, bringing the drug from Colombia to the U.S.
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U.S.-China trade deal is nearly here. What we know so far shows Trump is the biggest winner. 17.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
After months of stop-and-go negotiations with China the talks are said to be in the final rounds, with a new trade deal anticipated in the next few weeks. While few details are known, what’s clear is that on the U.S. side, there will essentially be one big winner in the deal: President Donald Trump, who […]
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Trump’s reelection campaign will be the biggest winner in China trade deal 17.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
After months of stop-and-go negotiations with China the talks are said to be in the final rounds, with a new trade deal anticipated in the next few weeks. While few details are known, what’s clear is that on the U.S. side, there will essentially be one big winner in the deal: President Donald Trump, who […]
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China economy: First quarter growth beats expectations at 6.4% 17.4.2019 BBC: Business
Data indicates Beijing's efforts to arrest a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy may be working.
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U.S. extends another large sale of military hardware, jet pilot training to Taiwan 17.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The Trump administration has approved a $500-million package of services and parts for F-16 fighter jets for Taiwan in the latest sign of stronger bilateral relations.

If approved by the U.S. Congress, this package will enable Taiwan to upgrade older jets to fend off any attacks from the more militarily...

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