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16/09/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

'Very difficult' for China's economy to grow 6% or faster, says Premier Li Keqiang

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said it is "very difficult" for China's economy to grow at a rate of 6 per cent or more because of the high base from which it was starting and the complicated international backdrop.
30/08/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

China, US trade negotiating teams maintaining ‘effective communication’: Chinese foreign ministry

Chinese and US trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday (Aug 30) at a daily news briefing in Beijing.
15/08/2019
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Russia offers citizenship to 3 million Ukrainians from war-torn areas

Moscow offered on Thursday (Aug 15) to provide citizenship to about 3 million Ukrainians from war-torn regions near the Russian border, in a move that has already riled Kiev and the European Union.
13/08/2019
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says violent protests will push city down 'path of no return'

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday (Aug 13) that "lawbreaking activities in the name of freedom" were damaging the rule of law and that the Asian financial hub's recovery from anti-government protests could take a long time.
13/08/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

US to delay China tariffs on some products including laptops, mobile phones from Sept 1 to Dec 15

The United States is delaying until Dec 15 imposition of new 10 per cent tariffs on Chinese electronics, including laptops and cell phones, but going ahead with new duties starting Sept 1 on US$300 billion (S$415 billion) in Chinese goods, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) said on Tuesday (Aug 13).
12/08/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

US recession concerns rising with trade war, Goldman says

Goldman Sachs Group is raising concerns of a US recession as the trade war with China intensifies, boosting the impact on economic growth.
08/08/2019
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Mike Pompeo optimistic talks with North Korea can resume within weeks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was hopeful that working group-level talks with North Korea can be restarted within weeks, as he downplayed the latest rocket tests.
08/08/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

China surprises with best export growth since March but imports remain weak

China's exports unexpectedly returned to growth in July despite escalating US trade pressure, but the rebound may be short-lived as Washington prepares to impose even more tariffs on Chinese goods.
07/08/2019
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional Claire Huang

Hundreds of Hong Kong lawyers join silent march to demand inquiry into protests

For the second time since anti-extradition protests escalated in June, thousands of lawyers joined a silent march to demand an independent inquiry into the unrest that has roiled Hong Kong, sparked by the highly controversial extradition Bill.
01/08/2019
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

North Korean missile tests didn't violate Kim Jong Un's pledge to Trump: John Bolton

United States national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday (July 31) that Pyongyang's recent missile tests do not violate a pledge that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but he questioned when working-level talks on denuclearisation would begin.
30/07/2019
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Trump demands for Hormuz patrols puts Japan's Abe in tight spot

US calls for Japan's help protecting shipping from Iranian attacks have put Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a bind between angering his country's military ally and upsetting voters suspicious of overseas deployments.
16/04/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Regional

China says US criticism of its role in Latin America is 'slanderous'

China condemning as "slanderous" criticism US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made of Beijing's policies in South America, saying countries there would soon see who their "true friend" was.
20/03/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

Top US trade officials head to China next week for new trade talks

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to China next week for another round of trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, a Trump administration official said on Tuesday (March 19).
12/03/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

Germany faces 'impossible' choice between US and China

BERLIN (BLOOMBERG) - The global order that underpins German prosperity is unravelling. And Chancellor Angela Merkel doesn't know what to do about it.
08/03/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

Italy likely to open ports to Chinese investment

ROME • In a move certain to cause consternation among American officials and leaders of the European Union, Italy appears poised to help China extend its vast global infrastructure push deeper into Western Europe, as part of Beijing's sweeping plan to advance its economic interests and influence around the world.
11/01/2019
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen left with rebuilding job as premier steps down

TAIPEI (REUTERS, BLOOMBERG) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen appointed the ruling pro-independence party's former chairman as premier on Friday (Jan 11), a day after incumbent William Lai said he was resigning, along with the entire Cabinet, in response to local election defeats.
28/12/2018
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

China allows first US rice imports in 'goodwill gesture' ahead of trade talks

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China has opened the door to imports of rice from the United States for the first time in what analysts took to signal a warming of relations between the world's two biggest economies after a frosty year marked by tensions and tit-for-tat tariffs.
18/12/2018
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional Tan Dawn Wei

China will continue to reform, but on its own terms, says President Xi

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping on Tuesday (Dec 18) vowed to continue the journey of reform and the opening up of his country, but warned other nations not to impose their will on China or interfere in its development.
16/11/2018
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Organismos Regionales Seow Bei Yi

Asean Plus Three leaders pledge to tackle healthcare challenges

With memories of the 2003 Sars outbreak still fresh, Asean and three regional partners - China, South Korea and Japan - have taken another step towards safeguarding healthcare in the area.
13/11/2018
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

Asia shares pare losses on renewed US-China trade deal hopes, oil slides

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Asian shares pared losses on Tuesday (Nov 13) as hopes for a de-escalation in the Sino-US tariff war rose on reports that China's top trade negotiator was preparing to visit the United States ahead of a meeting between the two countries' leaders.
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