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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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John Bolton: Ten biggest claims in his Donald Trump book 18.6.2020 BBC: World
The White House is trying to stop its release, but extracts have already been widely published.
‘China beats him every time’: Lincoln Project up with new Trump attack ad about president’s failures against China 18.6.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump’s campaign is out with an ad attacking Vice President Joe Biden on China. But after national security adviser John Bolton came out with excerpts of his latest book, Trump’s message on China might be faltering. In a new ad, the Republican-run Lincoln Project made a video of all of Trump’s failures when […]
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How reliant is Australia on China? 17.6.2020 BBC: World
As their relationship sours, can Australia realistically "diversify" from its biggest trading partner?
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‘It was a fake meat shortage’: Reporting suggests industry sacrificed workers during pandemic to keep exports moving 17.6.2020 Raw Story
As workers in meat processing plants around the country earlier this year fell ill with the coronavirus, threatening production, industry leaders appealed to the government to allow the facilities to remain open, citing the threat of a catastrophic domestic food shortage. It worked—President Donald Trump issued an executive order allowing the plants to stay open […]
US-China trade war takes toll on their global competitiveness 17.6.2020 BBC: Business
The biggest economies slip down competiveness rankings but smaller ones like Singapore come out top.
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Trump’s tariff wars blamed as US plummets to tenth place in global trade competitiveness: report 16.6.2020 Raw Story
According to a report at Bloomberg, Donald Trump’s trade wars have ruined America’s ranking among countries when it comes to competitiveness in just two short years. After dropping from first to third in 2019, the United States went into freefall in 2020, collapsing all the way down to the tenth spot while Singapore held onto […]
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Coronavirus: China to launch new airline despite travel downturn 15.6.2020 BBC: Business
While the airline industry struggles globally China Eastern Airlines unveils plans for a new carrier.
Australian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling 13.6.2020 BBC: World
The man was arrested at a Chinese airport with methamphetamine in his luggage, Australian media say.
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We failed to take China's warnings seriously 11.6.2020 Rediff: News
'Indian diplomacy faltered amidst multiple failures of statecraft.' 'The functionaries responsible must be held to account for their abject failure,' asserts Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.
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