Thursday, 22 August 2019

Tag Archives: China

Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports

WASHINGTON: The US is delaying imposing tariffs on some imports from China until 15 December because of “health, safety, national security and other factors”. The products include mobile phones, laptops, video game consoles, some toys, computer monitors, and certain footwear and clothing. The surprise news from the United States Trade ...

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Thousands protest in Kashmir over new status despite clampdown

SRINAGAR: Indian police used tear gas and pellets to fight back at least 10,000 people protesting Delhi’s withdrawal of special rights for Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state in its main city of Srinagar, a police official and two witnesses said. The demonstration soon after Friday prayers was the largest since ...

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Kashmir issue to be resolved peacefully under UN resolutions: China

BEIJING: China has categorically stated that Kashmir issue is a dispute from colonial history and it should be resolved peacefully under the UN Security Council resolutions. Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi during his interaction with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Beijing expressed serious concern over the situation ...

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China tells US diplomats in Hong Kong to stop interfering

BEIJING: China demanded that US diplomats based in Hong Kong “stop interfering” in the city’s affairs, after reports that they met with pro-democracy activists, prompting a furious response from Washington. China’s foreign ministry had expressed “strong dissatisfaction” with US authorities, citing local media reports that a US official from Hong ...

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Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android

DONGGUAN, China: Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its own operating system on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating US-China trade tensions. Richard Yu, the head of Huawei’s consumer business, told a press conference in the southern city of Dongguan that the new ...

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Trump says China’s currency move is ‘a major violation’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump slammed China’s currency move as Beijing let the yuan breach the key seven-per-dollar level for the first time in more than a decade, calling it “a major violation.” “China dropped the price of their currency to an almost a historic low. It’s called ‘currency manipulation.’ ...

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World powers meet Iran in Vienna to salvage nuclear deal

VIENNA: Representatives from Europe, China and Russia, which are still committed to the Iran nuclear deal, were meeting Sunday with Iran’s representative in Vienna to discuss how to salvage the unravelling accord. The diplomats are examining issues linked to the implementation of the nuclear accord after Iran surpassed the uranium ...

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30 killed, 15 missing after China landslide

BEIJING: At least 36 people are now known to have died in a landslide that struck a village in southern China. State-run local media also report that 15 people have been missing since a wave of mud buried more than 20 houses in the province of Guizhou. Chinese authorities told ...

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China warns of war in case of move toward Taiwan independence

BEIJING: China’s defense ministry warned that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan’s independence, accusing the United States of undermining global stability and denouncing its arms sales to the self-ruled island. This month, the Pentagon said the U.S. State Department had approved sales of weapons ...

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