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Column: The competing economic visions of Biden and Trump -- one looks ahead, the other back 17.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Trump's economic vision looks to a long-gone America; Biden's to the next stage.

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US sends top-level diplomat to Taiwan, angering China 17.9.2020 Raw Story
A top US diplomat will arrive in Taiwan on Thursday, the highest-ranking State Department official to visit in 40 years, in a further sign of Washington’s willingness to defy China and its campaign to isolate the self-ruled island. Keith Krach, undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, was heading to Taipei to […]
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US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign that targeted more than 100 companies 16.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
The Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and elsewhere.
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The World Trade Organization, in ruling for China, bares its toothless gums 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The trade body can shake its finger at the Trump administration and its improper tariffs, but good luck enforcing any sanctions.

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Trump’s trade representative fumes after WTO criticizes US tariffs on China 15.9.2020 Raw Story
The US responded defiantly on Tuesday to a World Trade Organization report criticizing President Donald Trump’s tariffs on China, blasting the organization as “completely inadequate” in holding Beijing accountable. “The United States must be allowed to defend itself against unfair trade practices, and the Trump administration will not let China use the WTO to take […]
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US China tariffs 'inconsistent' with trade rules says WTO 15.9.2020 BBC: Business
The US did not justify its decision to raise border taxes on Chinese goods, the World Trade Organization says.
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The truth about India's ease of doing business claim 15.9.2020 Rediff: Business
'The recalculated ranking showed India should have had a higher ranking earlier (113 in 2012 instead of 132) and lower ranking later (114 in 2018 instead of 100).' 'This would mean that there has been no change in India's climate of doing business across two regimes.' 'This is exactly consistent with the reality on the ground,' observes Debashis Basu.
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How Abe enabled the India-Japan nuclear deal 15.9.2020 Rediff: News
Prime Ministers Modi and Abe enjoyed a close and empathetic relationship and this certainly gave a sustained momentum to the India-Japan strategic partnership. It is necessary for India to reach out and engage with his successor as early as possible, advises former foreign secretary Shyam Saran.
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Commentary: Did Oracle offer a TikTok deal to serve Trump? 15.9.2020 LA Times: Business

One beneficiary of Oracle's strange deal for TikTok: President Trump.

U.S. Ambassador to China announces departure from Beijing 14.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad announced Monday that he will resign and leave Beijing by early October. No reason was given for Branstad's departure.

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Trump’s ambassador to China stepping down: Pompeo 14.9.2020 Raw Story
The US ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, is stepping down, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday. Thanking Branstad for his service, Pompeo said in a tweet that he had “contributed to rebalancing U.S.-China relations so that it is results-oriented, reciprocal, and fair.” The reasons for the ambassador’s departure were not immediately clear, and China’s […]
Trump is running in 2020 on an astonishingly long list of broken promises: leading consumer advocate 14.9.2020 Raw Story
Trump voters are not inclined to change their minds. Some of them are forever Republicans and will only vote the GOP ticket; they are called hereditary voters. Others can’t stand the Democratic Party nominees, won’t vote for the Libertarian ticket, and will only vote for Trump. Some love Trump because of his anti-immigrant stance, deregulation […]
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'You're Not Answering My Question!': Jake Tapper Shuts Down Peter Navarro's Lies 13.9.2020 Crooks Liars
White House Trade Advisor Peter Navarro's interview with Jake Tapper on State of the Union Sunday morning did not go well, and that is likely an understatement. Navarro came on planning to push the standard White House lis about COVID, trade, the economy, the "recovery" and how amazing Donald Trump has done as President and Dear Leader and King. But Tapper was incredulous on all points, especially when it came to Trump's lies about the deadliness of COVID, the fact that Woodward had him on tape acknowledging how deadly it actually was well before he told the public and the fact that the public statements Trump made actually made the outbreak worse due to the public, largely Trump supporters, not believing it was any worse than the flu. Here is a bit of the back and forth: NAVARRO: One of the things I do want to talk about, and Garcetti said something about this, which I think was wrong, is this thing about the Woodward seriousness issue. TAPPER: Fine, you want to talk about that? Let's turn to that. I ...
Opinion: A young reporter's 9/11 12.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

There is, to my mind, a tragic arc that connects Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald J. Trump, one of endless war and relentless polarization and tumult.

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Clean Electricity Plan Would Free US Economy of Carbon Dependence in 15 Years 10.9.2020
A new engineering plan to avert the climate emergency would create millions of new jobs and save U.S. families ...
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Huawei to shift phones to its own Harmony operating system from 2021 10.9.2020 BBC: Technology
The Chinese company will offer all smartphone models with its Harmony OS as an alternative to Android.
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There are 7 stunning revelations about Trump from Bob Woodward devastating new book ‘Rage’ 10.9.2020 Raw Story
Veteran journalist Bob Woodward conducted a series of interviews with President Donald Trump for his new book, “Rage,” which is due out on September 15 — but the details are already coming out. Between December 2019 and July 2020, Woodward conducted 18 on-the-record interviews with the president — and “Rage” is based in part on […]
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Chinese chip giant SMIC 'in shock' after US trade ban threat 7.9.2020 BBC: Technology
SMIC's Hong Kong shares sank 23% after the Pentagon said it could be added to a trade blacklist.
China shows off COVID-19 vaccines for first time 7.9.2020 Raw Story
China has put its homegrown coronavirus vaccines on display for the first time, as the country where the contagion was discovered looks to shape the narrative surrounding the pandemic. High hopes hang on the small vials of liquid on show at a Beijing trade fair this week — vaccine candidates produced by Chinese companies Sinovac […]
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Trump’s foreign policy is still ‘America First’ — but what does that mean, exactly? 7.9.2020 Raw Story
At the Republican National Convention, supporters of President Trump’s reelection bid have celebrated his attempts to build a Mexico border wall, his promise to “bring our troops home” and his pledge to end U.S. “reliance on China.” All are components of the “America First” agenda Trump ran on in 2016. Back then, he promised to […]
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