China’s Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 04:51:27 +0000

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

BEIJING – Facing another U.S. tariff hike, Chinese President Xi Jinping is getting tougher with Washington instead of backing down.

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Trump: China wants to delay trade talks past 2020 election

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 23:21:29 +0000

Trump: China wants to delay trade talks past 2020 election

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has accused China of wanting to stall trade negotiations through the 2020 election in hopes of being able to negotiate with a more malleable Democratic president.

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Trump, Xi to talk trade as economic titans jockey for edge

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 23:48:32 +0000

Trump, Xi to talk trade as economic titans jockey for edge

A trade war between two economic titans will face a critical junction Saturday, when President Donald Trump meets China’s Xi Jinping at a moment when both sides are signaling a desire to de-escalate the year-long conflict, yet seem unwilling to compromise.

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Hong Kong students issue government deadline over demands

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:00:21 +0000

Hong Kong students issue government deadline over demands

A Hong Kong student group has demanded that the city completely scrap a politically charged extradition bill and agree to investigate police tactics against protesters before a Thursday deadline or face further street demonstrations.

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China’s Xi to visit North Korea as US nuke diplomacy stalls

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:18:21 +0000

China's Xi to visit North Korea as US nuke diplomacy stalls

BEIJING  — Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced Monday, as U.S. talks

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China’s Xi to visit North Korea as US nuke diplomacy stalls

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:18:21 +0000

China's Xi to visit North Korea as US nuke diplomacy stalls

BEIJING  — Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced Monday, as U.S. talks

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Hong Kong protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:18:30 +0000

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law

HONG KONG – Following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police, Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed Wednesday to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns over greater Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the former British colony.

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Hong Kong immigration’s action vs Morales a ‘strong-arming by China’

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 11:44:03 +0000

Hong Kong immigration’s action vs Morales a ‘strong-arming by China’

The four-hour ordeal of former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales at the Hong Kong International Airport last May 21 is “an act of strong-arming by China in its slow and creeping invasion of Philippine sovereign maritime zones.”

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