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27/03/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Organismos Internacionales

Coronavirus: German Upper House approves $1.7 trillion rescue package

The Upper House of Germany's Parliament approved Berlin's rescue package on Friday (March 27), green-lighting almost €1.1 trillion (S$1.73 trillion) to shield Europe's largest economy from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
27/03/2020
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Organismos Internacionales

Coronavirus: Each month of lockdown in major economies to shave 2 percentage points off growth, says OECD

Each month major economies spend in lockdown will knock 2 percentage points off annual growth, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Friday (March 27).
19/03/2020
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

Asian stocks slide, US dollar soars as ECB fails to stop panic; STI closes down 4.7%

Asia stocks and bonds plunged on Thursday (March 19) while the US dollar soared as the European Central Bank’s (ECB) latest promise of stimulus provided only brief solace while the world struggles to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
16/03/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Crowded, poor South Asia sees steady rise in coronavirus cases

Health authorities across South Asia reported rising tallies of coronavirus cases on Monday (March 16), raising the prospect of rapidly spreading outbreaks overwhelming poor medical facilities in a region that is home to a quarter of the world's people.
12/03/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Salud

China coronavirus adviser expects global coronavirus pandemic to be over by June

The global coronavirus pandemic could be over by June if countries mobilise to fight it, Beijing’s senior medical officer said on Thursday (March 12), as China declared the peak had passed there and new cases in Hubei fell to single digits for the first time.
12/02/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Iran denies satellite programme has military dimension

Iran's government on Wednesday (Feb 12) rejected the United States' allegations that the Islamic republic's satellite programme has a military dimension, days after the failed launch of its latest satellite.
03/01/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

China urges 'calm and restraint' after US kills Iran general

China on Friday (Jan 3) appealed for restraint from all sides, "especially the United States", after top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was killed in a US strike in Iraq.
18/12/2019
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

William Taylor, top US diplomat in Ukraine and key impeachment witness, is stepping down

Mr William Taylor Jr, the top American diplomat in Ukraine who described for Congress and the public what he saw as President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Kiev to go after political rivals, said on Tuesday (Dec 17) that he was stepping down from his post.
16/12/2019
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

China’s Xi Jinping vows support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam during 'most difficult' time

HONG KONG - Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday (Dec 16), praising her courage in governing the Chinese-ruled financial hub in these "most difficult" times after months of often violent anti-government protests.
10/12/2019
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

Trump officials block UN meeting on human rights abuses in North Korea

The Trump administration has refused to support a move by members of the United Nations Security Council to hold a discussion on Tuesday (Dec 10) on North Korea's rampant human rights abuses, effectively blocking the meeting for the second year in a row.
22/10/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur

China, US made progress in trade talks: Chinese Vice-Foreign Minister Le Yucheng

China and the United States have achieved some progress in their trade talks, Vice-Foreign Minister Le Yucheng said on Tuesday (Oct 22), and any problem could be resolved as long as both sides respected each other.
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.
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