Tag Archives: Beijing

17Jan/17

China’s Xi: globalisation not to blame

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defense of globalisation and free trade in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday. As Ivor Bennett reports, it underscores Beijing’s desire to play a greater global role as the United States turns inward. Continue reading

09Dec/16

China ready to outplay Trump: analyst

Beijing says cooperation between the U.S. and China must continue despite critical comments made about China by President-elect Donald Trump. One analyst says, “if Trump thinks he’s going to out-negotiate the Chinese he’s got another thing coming”. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading

06Dec/16

Trump upsets the apple cart for US firms in China

Trump’s hard line on China has American companies which have invested billions there sweating. As Eve Johnson reports, life could get very uncomfortable for them if Trump angers the Chinese people and this may be precisely the president-elect’s strategy.
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22Nov/16

Trump’s announcement to sink Asia trade pact will hurt U.S.’s reputation, analysts say

Analysts say Trump’s announcement the U.S. will withdraw from the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) will hurt America’s ability to negotiate trade deals in the future, might impact US companies across different sectors.

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15Nov/16

The super moon rising over New York City

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From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers admired the supermoon – the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades – as it made its way across the skies.
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15Nov/16

Supermoon shines from east to west

From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon – the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades – as it made its way across the skies. Continue reading

02Nov/16

Australian MH370 report says plane in ‘increasing rate of descent’ when it vanished

A new report into missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 says that additional analysis of satellite communications from the aircraft was consistent with it being in a “high and increasing rate of descent” when it vanished.
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25Aug/16
Downtown Lusaka

Zambians feel pinch as election row delays moves to revive economy

Copper slide, unemployment heightens economic pressure.
Pre-election violence, court challenge could delay aid.
Zambia wary of conditions linked to Chinese investment.

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19Aug/16

Can money buy Olympic success?

UK Sport hails the impact of lottery funding on Team GB’s success at the Rio Olympics, as Britain celebrates its most successful Games ever on foreign soil.

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09Aug/16

Action from a packed day in Rio

China are victorious in the men’s synchronized diving, Thailand continue domination of women’s weightlifting and Josip Glasnovic won Croatia’s first gold of the Olympics in the trap-shooting.

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