Category: China

US officials to visit China next week for trade talks

US officials to visit China next week for trade talks

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China says 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang since 2014

China says 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang since 2014

BEIJING (Reuters) – Authorities in China have arrested almost 13,000 “terrorists” in the restive far western region of Xinjiang since 2014, the government said on Monday, in a lengthy policy paper again defending its controversial Islamic de-radicalisation measures.

Investing in China: All Bets Are Off

Investing in China: All Bets Are Off

Last August, in my first post for Adam’s Data Sheet newsletter, I warned that Chinese tech companies might be headed for a “capital winter.” Alas, that dire prediction appears to be coming true. The Economist, citing research by CB Insights, noted last week that, in the last three months of 2018, deals to commit venture…

China can use reserve requirements, interest rates to support economy: premier

China can use reserve requirements, interest rates to support economy: premier

BEIJING (Reuters) – China can use reserve requirements and interest rates to support economic growth, Premier Li Keqiang said, promising broad policy steps to prevent a sharper deceleration as the world’s second-biggest economy expands at the slowest pace in nearly three decades. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at a news conference following the closing session…

China Blocked a U.N. Attempt to Label a Pakistani Militant a Global Terrorist

China Blocked a U.N. Attempt to Label a Pakistani Militant a Global Terrorist

China’s move to block a fresh attempt by the United Nations Security Council to designate the chief of Jaish-e-Mohammed as a global terrorist has intensified pressure on the tense relationship between New Delhi and Beijing. “We are disappointed by this outcome,” India’s foreign ministry said in a statement. “We will continue to pursue all available…

China offers to help fix Venezuela’s power grid

China offers to help fix Venezuela’s power grid

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‘A suspension in China is very significant, as this is a major market for Boeing’

‘A suspension in China is very significant, as this is a major market for Boeing’

The best-selling airliner in history — the Boeing 737 — is at a crossroads after two horrific crashes in less than six months that bear disturbing similarities.Shares of Boeing tumbled as airlines in Ethiopia, China and Indonesia grounded MAX 8 jets — the new model of the iconic airliner that only began taking to the…

The US, China and the return of a two-bloc world

The US, China and the return of a two-bloc world

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China grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after Ethiopian Airline disaster

China grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after Ethiopian Airline disaster

The doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet ‘had smoke pouring from the rear’ before coming down ‘with a loud boom’ in a crash which killed 157 people, a witness has said.Gebeyehu Fikadu said he saw flight ET302 ‘swerving and dipping’ while ‘luggage and clothes came burning down’ when it crashed within minutes of take-off from Addis Ababa on …

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China Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes After the Deadly Ethiopia Crash

China Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes After the Deadly Ethiopia Crash

(BEIJING) — China’s civilian aviation authority ordered all Chinese airlines to ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes indefinitely on Monday after one of the aircraft crashed in Ethiopia. The Civil Aviation Administration of China said the order is to take effect by 6 p.m. (1000 GMT) Monday. It said the order, issued Monday morning,…