Economy

China threatens retaliation if US tariff hikes go ahead

Aug 15, 2019

China threatens retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going ahead with planned Sept. 1 tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports

Global stocks lower after US falls on recession fear

Aug 15, 2019

Global stock markets mostly lower after Wall Street falls on recession fears

S. Korea's Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan

Aug 15, 2019

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has offered an olive branch to Japan to end a tense trade dispute, saying Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo to accepts calls for dialogue

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Aug 13, 2019

Facing another US tariff hike, President Xi Jinping is getting tougher instead of backing down

China's auto sales sink in July, extending yearlong decline

Aug 13, 2019

China's auto sales sink 3.9% in July from a year earlier, extending a year-long contraction in the industry's biggest global market

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war jitters

Aug 13, 2019

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower amid anxiety U.S.-Chinese trade war will cut global growth

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list

Aug 12, 2019

South Korea is removing Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in apparent retaliation for Tokyo's recent decision to downgrade Seoul's trade status

Japan says export step not aimed at hurting ties with Seoul

Aug 7, 2019

Japan's government spokesman says downgrading of South Korea's trade status is not intended as retaliation for disputes over court rulings ordering Japanese companies pay compensation for their treatment of Korean laborers during World War II

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

Aug 7, 2019

China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, which are among the Asian film industry's most prestigious honors

China's yuan falls further amid trade war fears

Aug 6, 2019

China's yuan falls further against dollar as Beijing accuses Washington of 'destroying the international order,' fueling fears of global damage from their trade war

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