Articles Tagged 'China'
Hong Kong protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeks
A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday under torrential rains in a peaceful demonstration to city leaders that their movement… READ MORE
China Threatens Retaliation If US Tariff Hikes Go Ahead
China on Thursday threatened retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going ahead with planned Sept. 1 tariff hikes on… READ MORE
Hong Kong airport cancels ALL flights today as protesters storm terminal demanding end of police brutality after woman ‘shot in the eye by police’
AIRPORT authorities in Hong Kong have cancelled all remaining flights today after protesters swarmed the main terminal.
Some protesters wore bandages over their eyes in… READ MORE
China Comes to the Rescue of Venezuela’s Run-Down Oil Refineries
A Chinese contractor has agreed to shore up Venezuela’s derelict refining network to ease fuel shortages, potentially complicating the Trump administration’s push for regime change… READ MORE
Hong Kong facing worst crisis since handover: senior China official
HONG KONG (Rueters)- Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China’s Hong… READ MORE
Global stocks plunge on US-China trade war worries
BEIJING – Global stock markets plunged Friday after President Donald Trump’s surprise threat of tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports.
In early trading, London’s main… READ MORE
Beijing says it backs Hong Kong’s leader despite public demands for her resignation
China said Monday the recent string of protests in Hong Kong “has gone far beyond the scope of peaceful march and demonstration.” Still, the country’s… READ MORE
Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary
China’s defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People’s Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in the semi-autonomous city.
Ministry… READ MORE
China Is Drafting Urgent Plan to Resolve Hong Kong Chaos, SCMP Says
Chinese officials in charge of Hong Kong affairs are working on an urgent strategy to solve the city’s political chaos and have ruled out the… READ MORE
Vietnam, China embroiled in South China Sea standoff
HANOI – Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China… READ MORE