Trade war with US, Hong Kong protests showing no signs of slowing - is China on the verge of a collapse? If the collapse does come, what next? Are America's fingerprints on the protests, as China claims?
Populism is sweeping the planet. Overnight in Jerusalem, riots took the life of an Israeli soldier. Thousands of Russians are protesting voting irregularities in Moscow. Venezuela remains in a chronic state of societal meltdown
Things started moving very rapidly after President Trump ratcheted up trade friction with China on August 1 by announcing 10% tariffs on the remaining roughly US$300bn of imports from China to the US.
Hundreds of demonstrators armed with shining blue, green, and purple laser pointers gathered near the Hong Kong Space Museum after the sun went down to protest the arrest of a student leader, Keith Fong. Police apprehended Fong Tuesday after he bough
Step aside Baoshang Bank and Bank of Jinzhou, it's time for Chinese bank bailout #3.
The last few months have seen the Turkish Lira rallying, rebounding off record lows, despite nothing positive coming from that country... and now we may have a better idea of how this lift was achieved (or how investors were fooled).
Thousands of black-clad antigovernment protesters demonstrated at Hong Kong's international airport on Friday, taking aim at both a global transit hub and the city's closely guarded reputation for order and efficiency.
The machines busily lifted stocks up at the US cash market open to fill the gap down triggered by Huawei license ban headlines overnight.
China - "The West must exploit differences and conflicts among Confucian and Islamic states to support in other civilizations groups sympathetic to Western values and interests -- to strengthen international institutions that reflect and legitimate
US Calls China "Thuggish Regime" For Releasing Identity Of US Official Caught Meeting With HK Protesters
China - The US is hostile toward all nations it doesn't control, waging war on them by naked aggression and other means, including against China.
Investors again rushed for the safety of government bonds and dumped stocks on Wednesday, exacerbating the August exodus away from risk assets as traders around the world settled in for a U.S.-China trade war without an end in sight.
Some 500 political and business leaders including 200 local deputies of China's top legislature, the National People's Congress, as well as pro-Beijing Hong Kong execs and chamber of commerce officials gathered Wednesday to discuss the ongoing Hong
Tiananmen Square 2.0? Beijing Warns Hong Kong Protesters Will Be 'Punished' -- Military Intervention Possible
One day after the Trump Administration announced it was getting out of the Reagan-era INF treaty, the new Pentagon chief said US would be sending missiles once banned by that treaty to Asia. Targeting China. Will an Asian arms race be stabilizing or
The Trump Administration's decision to reimpose sanctions on the Iranian oil trade has dramatically reduced Iranian crude exports - but it hasn't stopped some of the US's largest economic rivals from accepting shipments of Iranian crude, according to
As everyone knows by now, after the market closed on Monday, the US Treasury unexpectedly named China a currency manipulator, which naturally will be viewed as an escalation of the trade war and exacerbate the market sell-off, even if the PBOC briefl
China - China is rising, heading toward becoming the world's leading economy -- already No. 1 ahead of the US on a purchase price basis, what a basket of goods costs in both countries.
It didn't take long for China to retaliate against Trump's trade war escalation. It did so by halting all US ag imports.
Chinese parents describe their horrifying ordeal of having to abort their babies because of the country's one-child policy in new documentary
China is taking control of the flow of Southeast Asia's most important river through a dam-building spree.
Police Stations Set On Fire, Triads Beat Protesters, City Paralyzed
Have relations between the United States and China finally reached the point of no return? At this moment, it would be difficult to overstate how angry the Chinese are with the United States.
City Paralyzed...The situation in Hong Kong is rapidly deteriorating, with violence breaking out in seven locations Monday afternoon as the citywide strike crippled transportation.
China - US policies toward China and other sovereign independent countries aim to marginalize, weaken, isolate, contain, and control them -- what the scourge of imperialism is all about.
China's generation Z, not unlike millennials in the U.S., are developing an ugly addiction to debt. This was highlighted in a recent Bloomberg piece that highlighted examples like one 23 year old Shanghai resident who found himself $1,500 in debt to
As a peaceful Saturday demonstration spiraled into chaos, Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at anti-government activists who have been protesting for nine weeks against a controversial bill which would have allowed people to be extradited to mainl
Following an international architecture competition, UN Studio has been selected to design a new cable car terminal in Russia.
A HUMAN-MONKEY hybrid has been grown in a lab in China in a world first scientific breakthrough.
Just on the heels of new reports of a significant build-up of Chinese security forces on Hong Kong's border, with the White House monitoring what an admin official described as "a congregation of Chinese forces" outside the city, the chief of the Chi