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Asian shares mixed on worries over US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed in subdued trading Wednesday as Japan reported weak export data and news surfaced of possible hiccups in China-U.S. trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index shed 0.1 percent to 20,593.72, after the Bank of Japan kept its short and long term interest rates intact as expected but […]
Tags: Business, Japan, News, China, Singapore, Ap, Nation, Bank of Japan, US China


Chinese Marxist students appear in 'confession' video as crackdown continues

China's universities have always been a breeding ground for political activism, from the May Fourth Movement which helped lead to the Communist revolution, to the 1989 pro-democracy protests which sought to reform it.
Tags: Asia, News, China


Hong Kong moves to criminalize 'insulting' China's national anthem

The trumpet sounds, clear and exultant, and is greeted by a crescendo of boos.
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, News, China


Yang Hengjun: Australia seeks information on writer 'missing' in China

The Australian government says it is seeking information about blogger Yang Hengjun.
Tags: News, Australia, China, Yang Hengjun


The Justice Department Says It Will Seek to Extradite China’s Huawei CFO From Canada

Despite appeals from Beijing to stand down
Tags: News, China, Uncategorized, Beijing, Canada, Huawei, Justice Department, Overnight, Onetime


Macau syndicate smuggled $4.4 billion out of China, police say

Chinese authorities say they have busted an underground money-smuggling ring used to launder more than $4.4 billion through the Asian gambling hub of Macau.
Tags: China, Cnn, Macau


Australia Is Seeking Information About a Dual Citizen Missing in China

Novelist and influential online commentator Yang Hengjun has reportedly gone missing
Tags: News, Australia, China, Uncategorized, Yang Hengjun, Overnight, Onetime


Chinese Celebrities Pay $1.7 Billion in Back Taxes Following Fan Bingbing Scandal

Chinese film and TV stars have paid some $1.7 billion (RMB11.7 billion) of additional taxes, following the mid-2018 scandal surrounding actress Fan Bingbing. The figure was announced Tuesday by China’s State Tax Administration. Chinese authorities launched a probe into the taxation affairs of the entertainment sector in October. Companies and individuals were asked to examine […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Tax, Fan Bingbing, State Tax Administration


Australia asks about dual citizen reported missing in China

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said on Wednesday it is seeking information about a Chinese-Australian writer who has been reported missing in China. Novelist and influential online commentator Yang Hengjun was a Chinese diplomat before he became an Australian citizen. Friends say he been living in the United States with his wife and […]
Tags: News, Australia, China, Nation, United States, Canberra, Australia AP, Yang Hengjun, Nation & World


Hong Kong moves to criminalize 'insulting' China's national anthem

The trumpet sounds, clear and exultant, and is greeted by a crescendo of boos.
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Cnn


Friends fear Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been detained in China

The novelist, blogger and former Chinese diplomat did not complete the second leg of his travel plans from Guangzhou to ShanghaiThe Australian government is investigating the fate of a citizen who is reportedly being detained in China.Yang Hengjun is a former Chinese diplomat, a novelist and blogger who obtained a PhD at the University of Technology Sydney and later became an Australian citizen. Continue reading...
Tags: China, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Sydney, Guangzhou, University of Technology, Yang Hengjun, China Yang Hengjun


'I'm being watched': Anne-Marie Brady, the China critic living in fear of Beijing

New Zealand academic says Chinese intimidation tactics she has studied are now being used against herIt’s just gone midday at Canterbury University and Professor Anne-Marie Brady is rock-hopping across a crystal clear stream.The life-long academic takes an overgrown bush track to reach the Okeover community gardens, her eyes scanning the sky for native birds.. It’s the height of summer in Christchurch and the garden is filled with rhubarb plants, clumps of chewy spinach and spring onions whose t...
Tags: China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Freedom Of Speech, Christchurch, Canterbury University, Anne Marie Brady


China Proceeds With Belt and Road Push, but Does It More Quietly

Ever since President Xi Jinping unveiled a plan to link Asia, Europe and Africa with building projects, Beijing has hailed it as central to its foreign policy. China has turned down the volume on its plan.
Tags: News, China, Africa, Beijing, Xi Jinping, World Economic Forum, Asia Europe, Foreign Investments, Politics And Government, Roads and Traffic


U.S. Will Ask Canada to Extradite Huawei Executive

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou of Huawei has set off a diplomatic crisis, and China is pressuring Canada to release her, but the U.S. is moving ahead with an extradition request.
Tags: News, China, Canada, Xi Jinping, Huawei, Trump, Economic Conditions and Trends, Donald J, International Trade and World Market, Telephones and Telecommunications, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Executive, U S Will Ask Canada


Stocks Tumble as China Trade-Deal Concerns Resurface

Stocks slumped from the start, with selling worsening through the day. Tech and industrial shares weighed heavily on the market.
Tags: News, China, United States, Microsoft Corp, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc, Stocks and Bonds, Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index, International Trade and World Market


White House economic adviser denies China report

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser on Tuesday denied news reports that the United States had canceled a meeting this week with the Chinese government as the two countries rush to strike a trade deal ahead of a March 1 deadline.
Tags: News, White House, China, United States, Stories, Donald Trump


Dow slides on weak economic outlook and China trade concerns

Stocks fell Tuesday after a series of economic reports confirmed what investors have feared: The global economy's long rebound could be nearing its end.
Tags: China, Cnn


The CRISPR baby saga continues as China confirms second gene-edited pregnancy

China’s official Xinhua news agency has confirmed that a second woman has become pregnant as part of a controversial experiment to create the world’s first genetically edited babies. The post The CRISPR baby saga continues as China confirms second gene-edited pregnancy appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, China, Trends, Crispr, Emerging Tech, Xinhua News Agency, Gene Editing


China Gives Ivanka Trump 5 New Trademarks Ahead Of Trade Talks With U.S.

The preliminary approvals could expose the U.S. to Chinese pressure in next week's negotiations, critics say.
Tags: News, China, Ivanka Trump


Dow falls 400 points on weak economic outlook and China trade concerns

Stocks fell Tuesday after a series of economic reports confirmed what investors have feared: The global economy's long rebound could be nearing its end.
Tags: China, Cnn


Tencent, NetEase Shut Out Again in New Batch of Games Approved by China

Chinese regulators Tuesday issued a new list of online games approved for release, but the country’s two biggest gaming companies were once again shut out, stoking concerns of prolonged troubles for the industry’s top players. Neither NetEase nor Tencent had products on the list of 93 new games granted licenses by the State Administration of […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Tencent, NetEase, Fortnite, State Administration, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds


China Grants Ivanka Trump 5 More Trademarks Amid Trade Negotiations

SHANGHAI (AP) — The Chinese government has granted Ivanka Trump’s company preliminary approval for another five trademarks this month, as her father’s administration pushes ahead on trade negotiations with China. Four trademarks, including child care centers, sunglasses and wedding dresses, were approved on Sunday. A fifth, covering brokerage, charitable fundraising and art valuation services, was approved on Jan.6, according to online trademark office records. The applications were filed in 2...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, White House, China, Ap, Shanghai, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Jordan Libowitz, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics, Summer Concepcion, Communist Party Ivanka Trump


China promises Cambodia $600m aid at PM visit

China has promised four billion yuan ($588 million) in aid to Cambodia, the Southeast Asian country's Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday on a visit to Beijing. The largest investor in Cambodia, China has pumped billions of yuan into the economy and has written off debt while sweeping aside questions over Phnom Penh's abysmal rights record. The four billion yuan grant will run from 2019 to 2021, Hun Sen said in a post on his official Facebook page, accompanied by pictures of his meeting with C...
Tags: News, China, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Cambodia, Hun Sen, Cambodia China


China Wants the U.S. to Stop Extradition Request of Huawei Executive Held in Canada

China demands that the U.S. withdraw the arrest warrant against Meng
Tags: News, China, Uncategorized, Canada, Onetime, Stop Extradition Request of Huawei Executive Held


Volvo recalls 200,000 cars worldwide to fix fuel line

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish automaker Volvo Cars, owned by China’s Geely holding company, says it is recalling 200,000 diesel cars worldwide because the fuel line may crack, saying it is “a preventive safety measure.” Group spokeswoman Annika Bjerstaf says, “What may happen is that the fuel may leak out into the engine compartment over […]
Tags: Business, News, China, Nation, Volvo, Copenhagen Denmark, Geely, Volvo Cars, Annika Bjerstaf


U.S. Will Seek To Extradite Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, Canadian Diplomat Says

In response, China warns it will retaliate if Canada tries to send Meng to the U.S., where she is suspected of committing bank fraud while trying to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran.(Image credit: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Tags: News, China, Iran, Canada, Meng, Wanzhou, Ben Nelms Bloomberg


U.S. Will Seek To Extradite Huawei CFO Meng, Canadian Diplomat Says

In response, China warns it will retaliate if Canada tries to send Meng Wanzhou to the U.S., where she faces allegations of bank fraud related to skirting sanctions on Iran. (Image credit: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Tags: News, China, Iran, Canada, Meng Wanzhou, Ben Nelms Bloomberg


So Growth Is Slowing. And? We're Still Up a Ton: Taking Stock

The IMF cut its growth outlook for the second time in 3 months ahead of Davos, which got underway earlier Tuesday, while China’s 2018 GDP figures came in at the slowest pace in nearly 30 years (though on a much larger economic base). China’s GDP was in line with expectations, and while it adds fuel to the concern of slowing worldwide growth, I’m sure it will surprise very few that they failed to outperform amid a trade war with their largest partner. Developments on that front also lost a bit ...
Tags: News, China, Davos, Imf


World's largest annual human migration now underway in China

Close to 3 billion trips are expected to be made during the 2019 Lunar New Year Spring Festival travel rush between January 21 and March 1. Here's how China is dealing with the crowds.
Tags: China, Cnn


China’s Maoyan Tweaks Terms of $350 Million IPO

Maoyan Entertainment, the Chinese ticketing giant, has updated the terms of its share offer in order to keep its IPO on course. It aims to raise up to $350 million of new cash by floating on the Hong Kong stock market. In a new draft prospectus published Tuesday, the company revealed that it had brought […]
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, News, Finance, China, Ipo, Global, Tencent, Imax China, Maoyan



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