‚Bullyism’: China says it won’t negotiate on trade with the US as the latest tariffs bite

‚Bullyism’: China says it won’t negotiate on trade with the US as the latest tariffs bite

LONDON — European and Asian markets were lower on Monday after China said it won’t negotiate with the US on trade if the Trump administration continues to threaten higher tariffs. China published a white paper on Monday that attacked the „protectionist practices” and „trade bullyism practices of the U.S. administration,” according to state-run Chinese news…

China hospital ship docks in Venezuela

China hospital ship docks in Venezuela

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Traditional Venezuelan dancers welcomed the hospital ship when it arrived on Saturday A Chinese hospital ship has docked in Venezuela, where for the next week it will provide free health care to local patients. Venezuela’s Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino López, went to the port of La Guaira to welcome the…

China has ‚no choice’ but to hit back at Trump’s $200 billion tariffs — kicking the trade war up another level

China has ‚no choice’ but to hit back at Trump’s $200 billion tariffs — kicking the trade war up another level

China has hit back at the US with a fresh series of tariffs less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday that it would levy tariffs of between 5% and 10% on $60 billion of new US goods being…

South China hunkers down for typhoon

South China hunkers down for typhoon

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTyphoon Mangkhut moved from the Philippines to Hong KongA powerful storm which killed dozens of people in the Philippines is now making its way across southern China. Typhoon Mangkhut is one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in decades. Two people have been killed…

China is repressing an ethnic Muslim minority on an unprecedented scale — here are their excuses for imprisoning people

China is repressing an ethnic Muslim minority on an unprecedented scale — here are their excuses for imprisoning people

In fact, China has a list of 26 „sensitive countries” that Xinjiang residents can be punished for having ties with. All of them are either majority-Muslim or have large Muslim populations. The countries are: Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria,…

China state media said one of its biggest movie stars, who’s been missing for months, has been placed ‚under control’

China state media said one of its biggest movie stars, who’s been missing for months, has been placed ‚under control’

China’s state media reported last week that one of its most successful actresses, Fan Bingbing, who vanished from the public eye without explanation in July, was „under control.” Fan, who played Blink in the 2014 film „X-Men: Days of Future Past,” has not been seen in public since July 1 and last posted on social…

China blocks Australia’s ABC websites

China blocks Australia’s ABC websites

Image copyright BBC News Image caption The ABC launched a Chinese-language version of its news site last year. China has blocked access to the website of Australia’s national broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC). The ABC said users in China were „abruptly” blocked from visiting its site and apps two weeks ago. Chinese regulators told…

China is once again staring down the biggest Catch-22 in its economy

China is once again staring down the biggest Catch-22 in its economy

The Chinese economy has yet to feel the pain of US trade hostility, but it is slowing dramatically, to the alarm of government officials. That means the government must once again stare down the Catch-22 of modern Chinese economics. Should it continue to crack down on easy credit and shadow financing to fight the massive…

Trump says China is stalling Korea progress

Trump says China is stalling Korea progress

Image copyright AFP Image caption ‚It’s all China’s fault’ says Mr Trump US President Donald Trump has lashed out at China for undermining its work with North Korea, as criticism over progress on denuclearisation mounts. In a series of tweets he also said he saw no reason to resume the joint war games with South…

China carpool suspended after murder

China carpool suspended after murder

Image copyright Reuters Image caption This is the latest instance of violence against Didi passengers China’s ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has suspended its carpool service after police said a driver raped and killed a female passenger. A company statement said the incident showed there were deficiencies in its processes, and so it would suspend its…