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AMD donating computers to help fight Covid-19 30.6.2020 BBC: Business
Chipmaker AMD has given "computing horsepower" to researchers aiming to tackle coronavirus.
Kweichow Moutai: 'Elite' alcohol brand is China's most valuable firm 30.6.2020 BBC: World
Kweichow Moutai's share price rockets thanks to its popular and sought-after baijiu drink.
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Who will blink first? Xi or Modi? 29.6.2020 Rediff: News
'There is a compulsion to look hard, decisive, and risk-taking; start something; and then conclude it in a way you can claim victory.' 'That is not such an easy option against China,' notes Shekhar Gupta.
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'How Is This Possible?' Fox News Host Reams White House Trade Adviser For Trump's 'Losing' Poll Numbers 29.6.2020 Crooks Liars
During an interview with White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, Fox News host Maria Bartiromo appeared to be exasperated by President Donald Trump's poor poll numbers. "This president has been the law and order president," Bartiromo told Navarro in an interview on Sunday. "This president has been the first president to really push back on China and all of their decades of theft of intellectual property." Bartiromo also mentioned that protesters in Seattle have created a police-free zone. "This would be fatal [for the Democratic candidate] in any other time," she opined. "And yet, look at these polls, Peter. How is it possible that the law and order president, the president who's got jobs and the economy number one is trailing Joe Biden in every poll that you look at?" The Fox News host noted that Biden has expanded his lead to 12 points over Trump in the network's latest poll. "All of the polls say the same thing, that Donald Trump is trailing with 127 days to go into the November election," Bartiromo ...
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‘Trump is losing, explain that’: Fox News host attacks White House aide over 2020 campaign disaster 28.6.2020 Raw Story
During an interview with White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, Fox News host Maria Bartiromo appeared to be exasperated by President Donald Trump’s poor poll numbers. “This president has been the law and order president,” Bartiromo told Navarro in an interview on Sunday. “This president has been the first president to really push back on […]
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The best-case scenario is that Russia has dirt on Donald Trump 27.6.2020 Raw Story
Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House. The New […]
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Oyster, air fryer and bicycle companies say their goods are ‘essential’ to fighting coronavirus so they can get tariff relief 25.6.2020 Raw Story
What’s essential in a pandemic? Pretty much everything, if you read the tariff appeals of companies that import goods from China. Canned tuna, which an importer argues is a perfect food to stock up on during infrequent grocery trips. Dietary supplements like ginkgo biloba, needed to bolster immune systems. Fitness machines, now essential equipment for […]
John Bolton slams Trump for ‘turning a blind eye’ to coronavirus: ‘There was an empty chair in the Oval Office’ 25.6.2020 Raw Story
On CNN Wednesday, in an interview with anchor Wolf Blitzer, former National Security Adviser John Bolton laid into President Donald Trump for his failure to immediately safeguard the United States from the coronavirus pandemic. “You blame the president directly,” said Blitzer. “I think that the evidence is unmistakable, that the experts early on in January […]
Trump administration claims Huawei 'backed by Chinese military' 25.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
The US Defense Department has compiled a list of 20 firms it says are backed by Chinese military.
Trump adviser says his China trade deal has collapsed — and spins a wildly dangerous conspiracy theory 23.6.2020 Raw Story
Peter Navarro, one of the top White House officials overseeing trade policy, said on Monday that the elusive deal with China that has so transfixed President Donald Trump has finally collapsed. He also pushed a warped and inflammatory version of the history of the coronavirus, attributing a malevolent intent behind the pandemic that is in […]
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Trump held off sanctioning Chinese over Uighurs to pursue trade deal 22.6.2020 BBC: World
The US president says he put off sanctions over China's detained Muslims to seal a "great" deal.
How the L.A. apparel industry became mask makers 22.6.2020 LA Times: Business

The L.A. fashion industry quickly pivoted to producing protective equipment, showing one advantage of domestic manufacturing over long global supply chains.

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Trump admits he held off on sanctions against China for concentration camps so he could settle his trade deal: report 22.6.2020 Raw Story
In an interview with President Donald Trump, Axios revealed that the allegations by former national security adviser John Bolton about the president supporting, what are essentially concentration camps in China, were true. While Trump and his White House staff have argued that the new John Bolton book is filled with lies, the president confirmed at […]
Peter Navarro explodes with bigotry on CNN: ‘That virus was a product of the Chinese Communist Party’ 21.6.2020 Raw Story
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro claimed on Sunday that the novel coronavirus pandemic is “a product of the Chinese Communist Party.” During an interview on CNN’s State of the Union program, host Jake Tapper asked Navarro about President Donald Trump’s call to reduce COVID-19 testing in the United States. “That was tongue-in-cheek,” Navarro insisted. […]
Peter Navarro Gaslights CNN With Bigotry: 'That Virus Was A Product Of The Chinese Communist Party' 21.6.2020 Crooks Liars
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro claimed on Sunday that the novel coronavirus pandemic is "a product of the Chinese Communist Party." During an interview on CNN's State of the Union program, host Jake Tapper asked Navarro about President Donald Trump's call to reduce COVID-19 testing in the United States. "That was tongue-in-cheek," Navarro insisted. "Come on now." "I don't know that it was tongue-in-cheek," Japper said. "He has said similar things for months." "We've seen over 100,000 people die because of the China Wuhan virus," Navarro countered. "Let's talk about some serious issues. I don't want to go there." "I think testing is a very serious issue," Tapper insisted. "I'm not the one making jokes about it." "It was a light moment," Navarro shrugged. "We're 60 seconds into a tongue-and-cheek thing. Asked and answered." "I'm not sure 100,000 [dead] Americans is the subject for a light moment," the CNN host lamented. "China created this pandemic," Navarro ranted. "They hid the virus, they ...
Column: Trump's tough talk on China isn't a strategy. It's not even real 21.6.2020 L.A. Times - World News

John Bolton, an uber-hawk and neo-conservative for decades, made the mistake of thinking he could affect policy in the Trump White House. His score-settling book shows how ineffective he was.

Python skin jackets and elephant leather boots: How wealthy Western nations help drive the global wildlife trade 20.6.2020 The Moderate Voice

Python skin jackets and elephant leather boots: How wealthy Western nations help drive the global wildlife trade Protesters hold signs outside women’s fashion designer Eudon Choi in London during Fashion Week in 2017. Elena Rostenova/www.shutterstock.com Maria Ivanova, University of Massachusetts Boston and Candace Famiglietti, University of Massachusetts Boston Three-quarters of new and emerging infectious diseases […]

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Trump warns of ‘complete decoupling’ from China despite talks 19.6.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump warned Thursday the United States had the option to separate from China’s deeply intertwined economy, despite the powers’ pledges to move forward on a trade deal. Tensions have been mounting between Beijing and Washington on a number of fronts including trade, although the two sides signed a “phase one” deal earlier this […]
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Pub chain 'has no choice' but to open on 4 July 19.6.2020 BBC: Business
The boss of Oakman Inns says that if pubs don't reopen "they'll continue to bleed cash".
New Lincoln Project Ad: 'China Made Trump Roll Over Like A Dog' 18.6.2020 Crooks Liars
Grounded in anecdotes from the newly-leaked John Bolton book, Republican never-Trumpers in The Lincoln Project wasted no time into making the stories into a new ad. Via the Hill: The Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump Republican super PAC, launched an ad Wednesday attacking President Trump over his policies dealing with China. The ad paints Trump as a “weak” and “corrupt” leader who would benefit China if he were reelected in November. “They can't wait. They know who Donald Trump is: weak, corrupt, ridiculed,” the narrator of the ad says. “China beats him every time. No matter what he says, China’s got his number.” The ad also criticized Trump’s trade negotiations with China, which the president has championed as a win. The narrators said China “laughed as Trump hit American families with higher taxes” and hurt farms and small businesses. The narrator of the ad also said Trump “begged Chinese leader Xi to help him in the reelection, like a dog,” seemingly referencing allegations made by former White House ...
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