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The Straits Times - Singapur

22/07/2021
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

US-China goods trade booms as if coronavirus, tariffs never happened

China and the US are shipping goods to each other at the briskest pace in years, making the world's largest bilateral trade relationship look as if the protracted tariff war and pandemic never happened.
26/02/2021
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Biden trade pick Katherine Tai says China must deliver on phase one trade pact

US President Joe Biden's nominee for trade chief called on China to live up to the commitments in its trade pact with the United States - the strongest signal yet that the new administration plans to build on the accord brokered by its predecessor rather than scrap it.
05/01/2021
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Russia's Putin, Germany's Merkel discuss possible joint Covid-19 vaccine production

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the possibility of jointly producing coronavirus vaccines in a phone call, the Kremlin said on Tuesday (Jan 5).
18/12/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

US Secretary of State Pompeo seeks to soothe Turkey after US sanctions

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has assured his Turkish counterpart that American sanctions imposed on Ankara for its acquisition of a Russian missile defence system were not intended to weaken the country's military capabilities.
10/12/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

US envoy says ties with South Korea will remain strong under Biden

A senior United States envoy on Wednesday (Dec 9) said the trust and alliance between Washington and Seoul will remain firm regardless of the upcoming change in administrations, South Korea's foreign ministry said.
02/12/2020
Cancillería The Straits Times - Singapur David Lee

Football: S'poreans turn up in numbers to pay respects to Maradona at Argentine Embassy

They may deal with a differently shaped ball, but that did not stop the Singapore Rugby Union's (SRU) executive committee members from taking time off work to pay their respects to the late football legend Diego Maradona at the Argentine Embassy on Tuesday (Dec 1).
27/11/2020
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Relaciones Bilaterales

Europe rushes to woo team Biden in hope of major trade rebalance

France and Germany are leading efforts in Europe to make early contact with President-elect Joe Biden's team, with the aim of accelerating talks to normalise trade relations between the United States and the European Union.
17/11/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional Linette Lai

PM Lee hopes US President-elect Biden will come up with framework for 'constructive' US-China ties

Asia - and especially China - is an important part of the world for America, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday (Nov 17), expressing his hope that US President-elect Joe Biden will develop a framework for an overall constructive relationship with China.
09/11/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Politica Latinoamericana

China extends reach in the Caribbean, unsettling the US

China has offered Jamaica loans and expertise to build miles of new highways. Throughout the Caribbean, it has donated security equipment to military and police forces and built a network of Chinese cultural centres.
04/11/2020
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

China's Xi Jinping to lay out trade challenge facing next US president

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to lay out his plans for a more innovation-driven and self-reliant economy on a tumultuous day for investors.
22/10/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Thailand lifts emergency measures aimed at stopping protests

Thailand's government on Thursday (Oct 22) ordered the removal of emergency measures imposed a week earlier to try to end months of protests against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and the monarchy, a statement said.
20/10/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Pompeo to visit Sri Lanka and Maldives as China threat looms

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Sri Lanka and the Maldives this month, officials of both Indian Ocean nations said on Tuesday (Oct 20), as Washington seeks to counter China's growing influence in the region.
19/10/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional Kornelius Purba

Suga's Indo-Pacific initiative raises concern for Indonesia and the region: Jakarta Post columnist

In the article, the writer says that the Quad's version of Indo-Pacific cooperation is alarming for Indonesia and Asean.
30/09/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Merkel accuses China of 'cruel treatment' of minorities

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday (Sept 30) accused China of "poor and cruel treatment" of minorities and underlined deep concerns over the crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong.
18/09/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional Nirmal Ghosh

US election: Asian American voters hope their time has come

This year, the number of Asian American eligible voters will hit a new high of more than 11 million.
09/09/2020
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Regional

Trump raises idea of decoupling US economy from China

With the US election approaching, President Donald Trump on Monday (Sept 7) again raised the idea of separating the US and Chinese economies, also known as decoupling, suggesting the United States would not lose money if the world’s two biggest economies no longer did business.
02/09/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Merkel's top diplomat Heiko Maas warns China over Taiwan 'threats'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's top diplomat warned China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi against making "threats" towards European allies, as Wang reinforced his accusation that a Czech lawmaker's visit to Taiwan had crossed a line.
12/08/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Económica

EU trade sanctions on Cambodia come into force

The European Union reimposed Customs duties on many of Cambodia's exports on Wednesday (Aug 12), suspending its trade arrangement over concerns about human rights.
11/08/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Pompeo says not optimistic China will rethink its position on Hong Kong

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday (Aug 10) said he is not optimistic that China will rethink its position on Hong Kong, particularly after the arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai under Hong Kong's new national security law.
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