China said it will not allow discussion of Hong Kong at the G20 summit this week even as US President Donald Trump plans to raise the city's mass protests during his meeting with President Xi Jinping.Add your comment!
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for buying up his country, will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time on the sidelines of this week's G20 meeting in Japan, his office said on Monday.1 comment
Qu Dongyu of China was elected on Sunday Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Qu Dongyu received a total of 108 votes out of 191 cast, constituting a majority in the first round.Add your comment!
Australia is planning to build a new deep-water port on its northern coast able to accommodate US Marine deployments as part of efforts to counter China's growing presence in the region, the ABC reported on Monday.Add your comment!
Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will pay US$382 million to settle a seven-year-long investigation into whether its overseas units in Mexico, Brazil, China and India violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The retailer will pay more than US$144 million to settle charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission and about US$138 million to resolve parallel criminal charges by the U.S. Department of Justice, according to court and regulatory filings.Add your comment!
United States President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he had spoken to Chinese President Xi Jinping and that the two leaders’ teams would restart trade talks after a long lull in order to prepare for a meeting at the Group of 20 summit later this month.1 comment
UK-listed firms will become the first foreign companies to be able to list in mainland China under a new stock link, the Treasury said. Chancellor Philip Hammond is due to launch the London-Shanghai Stock Connect on Monday.Add your comment!
China's industrial output growth unexpectedly slowed to a more than 17-year low in May, while investment also cooled, in the latest sign of weakening demand in the world's second-largest economy as United States ramps up trade pressure.
Iran dismissed as “baseless” on Friday US accusations it executed twin attacks that left two tankers ablaze in the Gulf of Oman, raising fears of conflict in the strategically vital waterway.
Hong Kong on Thursday postponed the legislative debate on the controversial extradition Bill for a second day, after a massive rally that witnessed violent clashes between protesters and the police on Wednesday. “The Legislative Council will not hold a session today to debate the Bill”, said a notice to lawmakers, without elaborating further.