Xi Jinping

The Latest: Trump warned that tariff move will backfire

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):<p>10:35 a.m.<p>A German business leader is warning U.S. President Donald Trump that his decision to slap tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines will backfire.<p>On Monday, Trump approved …

Finance

Donald Trump 'imitates Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's accent'

Donald Trump reportedly fakes an Indian accent when he repeats comments made to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.<p>Mr Trump and Mr Modi are said to …

India

People in China are going crazy for online quiz apps

• <b>Chinese tech giants, like Alibaba and Baidu have made mobile game shows where contestants can win cash prizes.</b>• <b><br>Winnings can reach up to 3 million yuan (£335,905) for one game.</b>• <b><br>The apps run a similar format to HQ Trivia.</b>• <b><br>They could be coming into conflict with the Chinese government censors.</b>• <b><br>One game</b> …

China

China Passes South Korea as World’s No. 2 LNG Importer

China’s General Administration of Customs just confirmed what liquefied natural gas industry insiders have been speculating for weeks: There’s a new …

Business

China bans actors with tattoos and hip-hop singers from television

The country’s top media regulator said hip-hop represented a decadent culture and issued warnings to rappers.<p>China has banned hip-hop songs and …

China

As U.S. Fires Trade Shot at China, Multinationals Caught in Crossfire

SHANGHAI—Judged by recent standards, Marriott International Inc.’s corporate apology in China was particularly abject.<p>The hotel chain had implied in a marketing survey that Taiwan is a separate country, along with Hong Kong, Macau and Tibet. Though not altogether inaccurate—Taiwan has most …

China

The Shutdown Drama in D.C. Was Beijing’s Cup of Tea

Observers in China have not missed the irony that the government shutdown took place as Donald J. Trump marked the first anniversary of his …

China

Five Things To Know When Negotiating Business Deals In China

This month American payment transfer service MoneyGram announced the collapse of a merger agreement with Ant Financial, an affiliate of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. And it wasn’t a unique case: U.S. telecom firm AT&T may have decided this month against selling handsets by Chinese hardware …

China

Tracking President Trump's Visits to Trump Properties

President Donald Trump frequently uses his luxury properties for government business and leisure, prompting ethics concerns over a president appearing to promote his private enterprise at public cost.<p>NBCNews.com and the NBC News White House unit are tracking Trump's visits to his properties and …

Donald Trump

Chinese hip hop culture and rap scene target of government crackdown

China's broadcast regulator has issued new standards specifically warning entertainment programs not to feature guests who promote hip hop culture, …

China

How Trump ended up in Davos

Armed Swiss police officers stand guard on the roof of a hotel near the Congress Center in Davos, where Trump will speak Friday. Photo: Markus …

Politics

China invites Latin America to take part in One Belt, One Road

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - China invited Latin American and Caribbean countries to join its "One Belt, One Road" initiative on Monday, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters, as Beijing continues to diverge from the United States' increasingly protectionist tack.<p>Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi …

Business

China's Shift From Coal to Gas Boosts LNG Price

China is replacing coal with gas, sucking up global supplies of the fuel and pushing up the price of liquefied natural gas to a three-year high.<p>The world’s No. 2 economy is cutting back on coal after President Xi Jinping made a cleaner environment a key priority at last Fall’s Communist Party …

China

To Get Out of Darkness, Stand Up to Treachery - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

The story of a handful of Jews who helped crack open the evil of the Soviet Empire. Hopefully, their sacrifice opened the world’s eyes to know what …

China

Trump, Modi, China’s Economy Guru to Attend Davos Meeting

Dozens of heads of state and government and hundreds of global elites from the worlds of business, academia, civil society and other sectors are …

News (China)

Chinese government earns massive trust from citizens

Chinese people are showing the biggest faith in the Chinese government and the media, while trust in the U.S. government has plummeted in the first …

News (China)

Chinese FM calls for further cooperation between China, Latin American and Caribbean states - Xinhua

SANTIAGO, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday hailed the achievements made in the cooperation between China and Latin …

News (China)

Ivanka Trump's Memorable First Year in the White House

Donald Trump was not the only member of his family to have a big year in politics. It was also an interesting year for his daughter, Ivanka.<p>Despite …

Donald Trump

Maldives ex-leader says Chinese projects akin to land grab

The exiled former leader of the Maldives said Monday that this year's presidential election could be the last chance to extricate his country from …

Business

US Sets Tariffs On Solar Panels And Washing Machines; Beijing Wants Latin America To Join Belt And Road; Xi Jinping Thought As A Torch Marking A New Era; Sweden Is Mad About Gui Minhai

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China

World order in crisis as US-EU ties fray

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT<p>International relations are in a constant flux. Since the end of the Cold War, the West has been defending a liberal …

News (China)

No Trade War With China---Yet

President Trump’s long-anticipated fusillade against what he calls unfair trade has finally been launched—against Korean washing machines.<p>Mr. Trump was elected after campaigning on a promise to get tough on Chinese trade ,but his first year in office was notable more for rhetoric than action. The …

China

Anger over second 'snatching' of bookseller in China

Rights campaigners slammed as “appalling” Tuesday the disappearance of dissident publisher Gui Minhai after his daughter revealed he had been …

China

S. Korea's Chinese tourist slump endures despite pledges

Chinese tourist numbers to South Korea continued to decline in December, figures showed Monday, even though Beijing and Seoul pledged to improve …

China

China opens new chapter in Africa relations

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT<p>Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid an official visit to Rwanda, Angola, Gabon, and Sao Tome and Principe at the beginning …

China

The 5 Things to Watch at Davos 2018

A dazed global political and business elite spent last year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos—held on the eve of Donald Trump’s …

Economics

Trump trip to Davos on hold pending shutdown resolution

President Trump's trip to Davos, Switzerland, where he is slated to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting, is now on hold pending a …

Anthony Scaramucci

Trump Sparred With Ross Last Year Over Slow Pace of Trade Action

President Donald Trump grew frustrated with Wilbur Ross last year over the pace of trade negotiations and action against China, upset that his …

World Leaders

China, Trinidad and Tobago promise to promote ties - Xinhua

SANTIAGO, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- China and Trinidad and Tobago are willing to work harder to deepen bilateral cooperation, their foreign ministers said …

News (China)

Xi stresses Party’s ‘absolute leadership’ over political, legal work

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the Party's absolute leadership over political and legal work.<p>Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party …

News (China)