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April 6, 2018 6:51 AM China vows to fight U.S. protectionism 'at any cost' as trade dispute worsens

Trump administration has threatened to impose an additional $100 billion in tariffs China warned it would fight back "at any cost" with fresh measures to safeguard its interests if the United States sticks to its protectionist actions, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened additional tariffs in a worsening trade dispute between the world's two biggest 12

April 5, 2018 11:28 PM Trump wants $100B in more tariffs on China amid trade row

Move comes after China issued list of U.S. goods subject to possible retaliatory tariff hikes U.S. President Donald Trump has instructed the U.S. trade representative to consider slapping $100 billion US in additional tariffs on Chinese goods. The move comes a day after China issued a $50 billion list of U.S. goods including soybeans and small aircraft 14

April 2, 2018 2:42 AM China’s space station Tiangong-1 finally falls back to Earth

The space station re-entered Earth’s atmosphere, scattering its remaining pieces over the southern Pacific Ocean. For the past few weeks the fate of Tiangong-1 has provided some drama. The Chinese lost control of the spacecraft a couple of years ago and thus could not guide it to the middle of an ocean. Because of the drag of air molecules bouncing off Tiangong- 14

March 31, 2018 2:47 PM Tibetan leader in exile calls for Dalai Lama’s return to region

‘Let us reunite the Dalai Lama with Tibetans inside Tibet who have spent the last 60 years with a hope, with a dream to get a glimpse of the Dalai Lama in their lifetime,’ said Lobsang Sangay. Ram Madhav, a governing Bharatiya Janata Party leader, expressed hope in his speech that the Dalai Lama “would be able to find a solution to the Tibetan issue 14

March 30, 2018 11:36 PM 14.7 million visitors to U.S. could face social media screening

The proposal covers about 20 social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Among people affected are those from Brazil, China, India and Mexico, but not Canada, Britain or France. Nearly all applicants for a visa to enter the United States — an estimated 14.7 million people a year — will be asked to submit their social-media user names 15

March 28, 2018 11:17 AM North Korea's Kim commits to denuclearization during visit, China says

Beijing briefs Trump on Kim's visit, as U.S. and North Korean leaders aim to meet in May North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged his commitment to denuclearization and to meet U.S. officials, China said on Wednesday after his meeting with President Xi Jinping, who promised China would uphold its friendship with its isolated neighbour. After two days of speculation 10

March 23, 2018 8:07 PM Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on Chinese imports could help Canadian retailers

The plan to raise the price of Chinese goods, such as electronics, sold in the United States could prompt more Canadians to shop at home, the Retail Council of Canada said. She says Canadian products that are similar to Chinese goods could also be substituted by American buyers. China announced a $3 billion list of U.S. goods for possible retaliation 15

March 23, 2018 4:26 PM Stock markets slip further as trade-war fears lead to weekly losses

Analysts warn impact of new U.S. tariffs will hit equities harder than global economy North American markets headed mostly lower on Friday afternoon, failing to bounce back from steep losses this week as concerns about the start of a potential global trade war between the world's two biggest economies put a cap on overall gains. China responded to U.S. President 35

March 23, 2018 1:17 PM Stock markets fall across the board as trade war fears lead to weekly losses

Analysts warn the impact of new U.S. tariffs will hit equities harder than the global economy North American markets headed lower on Friday afternoon, failing to bounce back from steep losses this week as concerns about the start of a potential trade war and the risk of the U.S. government shutting down put a cap on overall gains. China, the world's 118

March 22, 2018 8:44 PM China’s ambassador warns Trump of ‘trade war’ over tariffs

“We don’t want a trade war,” China’s ambassador to the U.S. said. “But we are not afraid of it.” China’s ambassador to the U.S. warned Donald Trump the Asian nation would return fire on tariffs the U.S. president announced, saying the American middle class would pay the price. “We don’t want a trade war,” Chinese ambassador Cui Tiankai said in a video 15