Government Business And Finance

China says no to US trade war, but vows to defend interests

Mar 11, 2018

China says it will not initiate a trade war with the United States, but vows to defend its national interests in the face of growing American protectionism.

China accuses Trump of damaging global trade

Mar 9, 2018

China has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of damaging the global trading system by hiking steel and aluminum tariffs while Japan and South Korea expressed alarm at potential economic damage

Central banker: China can be 'bolder' about market opening

Mar 9, 2018

The head of China's central bank says the country can be 'bolder' about opening its financial markets following steps to strengthen financial regulation and encourage use of its currency abroad

Malaysia opposition pledges to axe tax, investigate scandal

Mar 9, 2018

Malaysia's opposition coalition has pledged to axe an unpopular good and services tax and reopen investigations into a multibillion-dollar financial scandal linked to the prime minister if it wins the next elections

Asian shares rise as trade fears on Trump's tariffs ease

Mar 9, 2018

Asian shares are mostly higher on relief that President Donald Trump's tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports may not be as harsh as initially feared

General says China needs to arm South China Sea islands

Mar 8, 2018

A Chinese general says China needs to build defensive structures on islands in the South China Sea to display its claim to sovereignty over virtually the entire crucial waterway

China's February exports surge, trade surplus widens

Mar 8, 2018

China's February exports surged while its politically sensitive trade surplus widened amid mounting tension with Washington

Finance minister says China can handle government debt risks

Mar 7, 2018

China's finance minister has tried to defuse concern over its rising debt, saying government borrowing is below danger levels and regulators can prevent financial system risks

Global stocks rise amid doubts about US steel tariffs

Mar 6, 2018

Global stock markets are up as some key Republicans have voiced their opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports

China asks for hold on UN ban of North Korea traders

Mar 6, 2018

China seeks temporary hold on U.S. request for United Nations sanctions against ships accused of helping North Korea violate trade sanctions

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