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Both US and China losers in ongoing trade war, says study

Geneva, Nov (Kanaga Raja) – Tariffs being imposed by the United States on China are economically hurting both countries, with US losses largely related to higher prices for its consumers, while China’s losses are related to significant export losses, a new study by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says. Read More »

NBA postpones Shanghai media sessions amid China rift

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift between the league and Chinese officials continued in ways that clearly suggested the two planned games in Shanghai and Shenzhen were anything but guaranteed. Read More »

China commercial property investment slows in Q2 over supply

Hong Kong, China – Media OutReach – 28 July 2019 – According to Cushman & Wakefield Research’s latest Greater China Capital Markets Express report, Mainland China’s commercial property investment slowed 19% y-o-y to RMB40.2 billion in Q2 as investors become increasingly cautious given ongoing trade friction, softer leasing demand and new supply, particularly in the office sector. The office vacancy ... Read More »

Apple will face tariffs on components imported from China

President Donald Trump warned  yesterday that he would snub Apple’s requests for tariff exemptions on device components imported from China, as he put pressure on the tech company to shift production to the United States. “Apple will not be given Tariff wavers, or relief, for Mac Pro parts that are made in China. Make them in the USA, no Tariffs!” ... Read More »

China sees steady, rapid growth in military ties with BD

Dhaka, July 25 – Defence Attaché of China in Bangladesh Senior Colonel Liu Fangjian on Thursday highlighted the “steady and rapid progress” in Bangladesh-China military cooperation in recent years. He mentioned about frequent high-level visits, continuously deepening pragmatic cooperation and fruitful cooperation in personnel exchange and training. Read More »

China makes first successful private orbital rocket launch

Beijing, July 25 (AP/UNB) — Chinese state media says a Beijing-based rocket developer has become the country’s first private company to successfully complete an orbital launch. The Xinhua state news agency reported that a carrier rocket sent two satellites into orbit from a satellite center in northwest China on Thursday afternoon. Xinhua said the SQX-1 Y1, a four-stage small commercial ... Read More »

Bangladesh, China plan to boost bilateral ties

Dhaka, June 21 (UNB) – Bangladesh and China plan to take their ‘strategic partnership’ to a new height when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visits the country next month. Beijing has invited Prime Minister Hasina to pay an official visit from July 1-5, a senior official in Dhaka told UNB, saying that both sides are finalising things for the important visit. ... Read More »

China, North Korean leaders hold talks

Beijing, June 20 (AP/UNB) — The leaders of China and North Korea are holding talks in the North Korean capital. China’s official Xinhua News Agency said President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sat down for talks Thursday in Pyongyang. It provided no further details. Xi arrived earlier Thursday for a two-day state visit. He and Kim are ... Read More »

China will oppose attempts to suppress its dev, says envoy

Geneva, 13 Jun (D. Ravi Kanth) – China is ready to offer a package of market access concessions to the United States for reaching an agreement in the trade war launched by Washington, but will fiercely oppose attempts to “demonize” and “suppress” China’s ongoing developmental efforts, said China’s new envoy to the United Nations in Geneva on 13 June. The ... Read More »