Saturday, 23 January 2021

Tag Archives: China

Blue chips lead China stocks higher; Hong Kong also up

SHANGHAI: China stocks rose on November 21, with brokerages leading blue chips higher as analysts expect the sector to benefit from a stronger-than expected stock market performance this year. At the lunch break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 13.43 points or 0.4 percent at 3,405.83. China’s blue-chip CSI300 index ...

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Trump says he and China’s Xi to try to end opioid crisis

BEIJING: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would be focusing “very strongly” on the U.S opioid crisis, which he has declared a public health emergency. Trump said shortly before arriving in Beijing he would discuss as a “top priority” stopping the “flood ...

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US bomber drills aggravate North Korea ahead of Trump’s Asia visit

PYONGYANG: Two U.S. strategic bombers conducted drills over South Korea on Thursday, the U.S. Air Force said, raising tensions with North Korea just days before President Donald Trump visits the region seeking to shut down Pyongyang’s nuclear program. News of the drills was first reported by North Korean state news ...

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What is Xi thinking

China’s most powerful leader in decades entered Communist Party folklore on Tuesday when cadres voted overwhelmingly to engrave the Xi Jinping way into their constitution. “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era,” adds a new section to the already-weighty party tome, and puts the 64-year-old ...

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North Korea’s Kim congratulates China’s Xi after congress

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a rare congratulatory message to Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday at the end of China’s Communist Party Congress, wishing him “great success” as head of the nation, the North’s state media said. The friendly gesture by the North Korean leader, who ...

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China’s Communist Party congress opens to give Xi new term

BEIJING: China’s Communist Party opened a twice-a-decade congress on Wednesday expected to enhance President Xi Jinping’s already formidable powers over the world’s second-largest economy. Xi entered a packed chamber in Beijing s imposing Great Hall of the People, along with his two predecessors Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, to roll out ...

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Qualcomm lawsuit aims to ban iPhone sales in China

BEIJING: In an effort to continue to charge Apple for the use of its patents in mainland China, Qualcomm has filed lawsuits against the company with the end goal of stopping the production and sale of iPhones in China. The suits were filed by the mobile chip manufacturer in an ...

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What’s at stake for business in Iran’s nuclear deal

If the Iran nuclear deal fails then all the countries involved have a lot to lose – and not just for political and security reasons. US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he will not certify to Congress that Iran is complying with the deal, which could pave the ...

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