trade war

Xi Jinping Schedules Kim Jong-un Summit in North Korea This Week

Chinese and North Korean state media announced on Monday that Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping will visit North Korea this week to meet with dictator Kim Jong-un. It will be Xi’s first visit to North Korea and the first time China’s leader has made such a trip since Xi’s predecessor Hu Jintao visited Pyongyang in 2005.

The Associated Press

U.S. University Fires Chinese Scientists for Failure to Disclose Funding Sources

Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, announced over the weekend it has fired two Chinese-American faculty members, a married couple named Li Xiaojiang and Li Shihua, for failing to “fully disclose foreign sources of research funding and the extent of their work for research institutions and universities in China.”

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 01: Emory University Hospital is seen on August 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Officials with the hospital confirmed that Emory University Hospital will be receiving and treating two American patients diagnosed with Ebola virus. The Ebola infected patients will be transported to Emory University Hospital from …

China Condemns ‘Cold War Mentality’ of Huawei Ban

Chinese officials and state-run media condemned President Donald Trump’s executive order effectively blocking Chinese telecom giant Huawei from U.S. markets, deriding it as an example of Trump’s “Cold War mentality” and vowing to protect Chinese business interests by any means necessary.

A man presses on the glass window near a logo for Huawei in Beijing on Thursday, May 16, 2019. In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning its equipment from U.S. networks and said it was subjecting the …

Report: Canada Seeks U.S. Help as China Retaliates Economically for Huawei Arrest

CBC News reported on Sunday that Canada is frustrated with the United States for not doing enough to resolve tensions between Ottawa and Beijing – tensions which escalated into an economic showdown after Canada detained Chinese tech mogul Meng Wanzhou of the Huawei telecom corporation for extradition to the U.S. on charges of fraud and violating sanctions.

China expands ban on Canadian canola imports to second firm

Chinese Businessmen Protest Belt and Road Profits for Foreigners

The South China Morning Post reported Monday on Chinese businessmen complaining that Beijing’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is generating too many profits for foreign firms and subjecting Chinese companies to increased competition.

The Associated Press

Donald Trump Called Xi Jinping ‘King’ of China: ‘He Liked That’

President Donald Trump spoke at the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) spring dinner in Washington on Tuesday, saying he referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as the “king” of China during their 2017 meeting in Beijing and that Xi considered it a compliment.

Trump, Xi at Mar-a-Lago

Chinese Media Gives Thumbs Down to State of the Union 2019

China’s state-run Global Times on Wednesday offered a lukewarm review of President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of the Union Address, applauding his effort to build political unity in the United States but insisting the U.S. is too “deeply divided” to accomplish anything worthwhile.

Chinese President Xi Jinping stands by national flags at the Schloss Bellevue presidential residency in Berlin on March 28, 2014. Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a landmark visit to fellow export powerhouse Germany Friday, the third leg of his European tour, expected to cement flourishing trade ties and focus on …

China Claims Economy ‘Resilient’ Despite Lowest Growth Since 1990

Data released by the Chinese government on Monday showed the economy growing at the slowest pace since 1990, but Chinese media took the slow growth as evidence of the Chinese economy’s “resilience” in the face of the U.S. trade war, presumably on the theory that it could have been much worse.

China, US trade negotiators plan 'to meet in January'