As Trump turns his back on the world, the stage is set for President Xi | Larry Elliott

October 27, 2017

The newly emboldened Chinese president will exploit US isolationism, writes Larry Elliott, the Guardian economics editor It was a symbolic minute. High in the Swiss Alps, before an audience of the super-rich gathered for their annual shindig in Davos, China’s Xi Jinping the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong. But his tough path on anything that smackings of dissent at home has been is in accordance with a much…


What are Donald Trump’s options for solving the North Korea crisis?

September 7, 2017

De-escalating Kim Jong-uns nuclear menace through force, sanctions or talks will require the US to navigate its tricky relationship with China In the wake of North Korea’s sixth and joint US-South Korea military exercises, an idea the US has rejected. Donald Trump has swum three hypothesis as a candidate and later US president to deal with the crisis: military ten-strikes, penalise China economically and direct talks. War US defence secretary…


South China Sea: Chinese military tells US ship to turn around 10 times

August 12, 2017

Beijing annoyed after USS McCain sails close to the disputed Spratly Islands in a freedom of navigation operation A US warship has sailed close to an artificial island created by China in the South China Sea as part of a freedom of navigation operation. The USS John S McCain destroyer sailed within six nautical mile of Mischief Reef, part of the disputed Spratly Islands south of the Paracel Islands. A…


US seeks UN ban on North Korea exports of coal, iron, lead and seafood

August 5, 2017

United States aims to achieve vote on Saturday to impose sanctions on North koreans$ 3bn exportation industry following its missile experiments in July A US-drafted United Nation security council resolution aims to slash by a third North koreans$ 3bn annual exportation revenue by banning the countrys trade of coal, cast-iron, iron ore, lead-in, lead ore and seafood. A council diplomat, speaking on condition of obscurity, said there was a high…


Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

July 15, 2017

The long predict: Its not only a populist backlash numerous economists who once swore by free trade have changed their knowledge, very. How had they got it so bad? The annual January gathering of the World Economic Forum in Donald Trump, who devoted retired from major craft agreements, appeared to jeopardise the trading relationships of the worlds richest country. Forthcoming elections in France and Germany abruptly seemed to bear the…


Death of Liu Xiaobo: activists scorn Trump for hailing ‘terrific’ Xi

July 15, 2017

The US presidents adoration for Chinas leader was outrageous coming after the death of the Nobel-winning political prisoner Human privileges activists have spouted scorn on Donald Trump for showering Chinas terrific president Xi Jinping with praise simply hours after one of the worlds most well known political prisoner died in the incarceration of Chinese security services. Speaking in Paris shortly after it was announced that the republic endorse and Nobel…


‘Guest workers’: the North Korean expats forced to feed the regime

July 7, 2017

Washington lambasts countries that aid and abet Kim Jong-uns regime by hosting North Korean workers who may number as numerous as 100,000 Severely rattled by the first transferred abroad by the state and ordered to send back much-needed foreign currency to a country losing huge fiscal sanctions. The decades-old policy was given a enhance in the 1990 s during an economic breakdown and precede famine. These nomads, who take a…


North Korea missile test a ‘new threat to world’, says US amid show of military force

July 6, 2017

Kim Jong-un announces test a 4 July gift to American motherfuckers as United states secretary of state exhorts war against Northern korean and regime The United States has ramped up pressure on North Korea after Tuesdays successful intercontinental tomahawk missile exam, making a show of force off the Korean peninsula with a precision firing usage and warning that any country concealing Northern korean laborers was condoning Kim Jong-uns regime. The…


Why Donald Trump can’t bully China on trade

July 5, 2017

Beijing maintains trillions of dollars in US debt and any commerce interruption could lead to massive rate rises in the budget storages on which many Americans rely Read more: https :// business/ 2017/ feb/ 09/ why-donald-trump-cant-bully-china-on-trade


Will populist leaders stifle the global recovery or vice versa?

July 2, 2017

Politicians such as Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen and Beppe Grillo are wildcards that could kill off gleaning growth After nine doleful years of downgrading their GDP calculates, macroeconomic policymakers around the world are shaking their foremen in skepticism: despite a populist-propelled gesticulate of political clamor, global increment is actually set to outperform beliefs in 2017. Its not just American exceptionalism. Although US growth is very strong, Europe has been…


Donald Trump declares patience is over with North Korea

July 1, 2017

South Koreas brand-new chairwoman Moon Jae-In suggests Trump accepts offer to visit Seoul, but they did not map out seam approach on how to deal with North Korea President Donald Trump was indicated that the US had run out of perseverance with North Korea over its nuclear program drive as he accepted There was also deep indignation in the United States after Otto Warmbier, an American student who was detained…