Google executive finally confirms that the tech giant is no longer working on a censored search engine for China

2019-07-17 10:36

"Yes, we have terminated that," Karan Bhatia, Google's VP of Government Affairs and Public Policy, said at Tuesday's Senate hearing.

Peter Thiel slams Google's 'seemingly treasonous' links to China, which he says should be investigated in a 'not excessively gentle manner'

2019-07-16 11:09

Peter Thiel gave the opening speech at the National Conservatism conference on Sunday, and took the opportunity to go after Google.

Crocs and GoPro are among firms 'aggressively' fleeing China to make their products elsewhere to avoid Trump's tariffs

2019-07-15 14:47

Imports from China fell by 12% in the year ending in May, the biggest decline since the financial crisis.

China's economic growth is expected to slow to a nearly 30-year low this year

2019-07-11 11:40

Reuters surveyed 72 institutions and found that China's gross domestic product growth is expected to slow to 6.2% in 2019.

US-China trade talks could get off to a rocky start this week as the two sides remain far apart on key issues

2019-07-09 20:38

The two sides have struggled to see eye to eye on how to enforce structural changes in the second-largest economy.

Inside the rise of TikTok, the video-sharing app with 1 billion downloads that's owned by a massive Chinese internet company

2019-07-06 20:26

Here's how TikTok got its start from a Chinese tech company, and how it's grown into a wildly popular platform with over 1 billion downloads.

Chinese officials are forcing tourists to install an invasive app that downloads their texts and scans their phones at the border of one of the most surveilled regions in the country

2019-07-04 08:41

China uses a variety of surveillance technology to monitor citizens in Xinjiang. Now tourists are being forced to download an invasive app.

The US and China just reached a trade-war truce, delaying R4 trillion worth of planned tariffs

2019-06-29 19:31

Trump and Xi have faced increasing pressure to defuse their yearlong trade war, which has threatened to hurt growth in both countries.

Protesters in Hong Kong may have almost won this battle — but the fight for freedom and identity is far from over

2019-06-24 13:40

Protesters may have won this battle with the tabling of the controversial extradition bill. But the fight against China's creeping influence remains.

 

Trump is right: IMF finds the US dollar is overvalued, the euro is undervalued for Germany

2019-07-18 16:28

"Whilst Trump has never been the biggest fan of the IMF, he may very well be now!"

Saudi Arabia, Russia and North Korea were among 37 countries that signed a letter praising China's 'remarkable achievements in the field of human rights' over its Uighur Muslim oppression

2019-07-16 11:12

The Friday letter, signed by 37 ambassadors to the UN, praised China for making "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights".

China just posted its lowest growth rate in almost 30 years as the trade war hammers the economy — and the 'worst is yet to come'

2019-07-15 21:26

"There's no doubt in anyone's minds that the trade war is a major contributing factor here," said one analyst, and China's growth was already slowing.

Africa is aiming to become a giant, interconnected trading region. It just might work.

2019-07-14 16:15

All but one African nation has signed a continent-wide free trade agreement which economists are saying could open up the region.

The US just sold over R30 billion worth of arms to Taiwan — and Beijing isn't happy

2019-07-10 11:43

China has always claimed control of Taiwan but has never ruled it, while the US is committed to help Taiwan defend itself under the Taiwan Relations Act.

Trump's trade war could lead to a shortage of Bibles in the US

2019-07-09 12:39

Almost half of the world's Bibles are printed in China.

China's military held 'emergency response' exercises in Hong Kong as the city's government fights to curb protests

2019-07-04 09:52

China has stopped short of calling for military intervention in Hong Kong, though its military display was a reminder of its ability to step in.

Chilling undercover footage taken inside China's most oppressive region shows it's virtually impossible to escape the paranoid police state

2019-07-01 09:04

China's ruling Communist Party regularly cracks down on people deemed unsavory to the regime. The paranoia is particularly evident in Xinjiang.

The art of a bad deal: A negotiations expert breaks down the everyday lessons we can learn from Trump's messy trade war with China

2019-06-24 11:51

Negotiations expert Maurice Schweitzer, of the Wharton School, broke down what went wrong during the Trump-China trade war.

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