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