US-China tensions soar as ‘new cold war’ heats up

October 17, 2018

Rivalry escalates amid concerns over trade, as warships nearly collide and an FBI trap angers Beijing The US and China have shrugged off rules and constraints that have kept their 21st-century global rivalry in check, opening the way for an escalating conflict on many fronts that neither side appears willing or able to stop. Chinese officials have accused Washington of starting a new cold war, but the jostling between the…

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Highlights from the Senate Intelligence hearing with Facebook and Twitter

September 21, 2018

Another day, another political grilling for social media platform giants. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s fourth hearing took place this morning, with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey present to take questions as bearded wiseman CEO Jack Dorsey (whose experimental word of the month appears to be “cadence” — as in he frequently said he would like a greater “cadence” of meetings with intelligence tips from law enforcement). But…

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Chinas Plans for Easy-Credit World Conquest: Trump Is Making It All So Easy

September 2, 2018

HONG KONG — China is America’s biggest banker — and the rest of the world’s, too. As financing of the strength of the United States dwindles, and Trump policies inject increasing doses of chaos to its management, China’s carefully calculated chokehold over entire commonwealths, entire economies, is paying off. In front of our eyes, the debt controlled by the People’s Republic of China in client commonwealths is being reshaped into…

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Asia Stocks Mixed on Trade Volleys; Kiwi Slumps: Markets Wrap

August 27, 2018

Asian inventories traded mixed as China hit back against the Trump administration’s latest tariffs and tensions ratcheted up between the U.S. and Russia. The yen periphery higher, while oil held on to its losses. Shares fell in Japan and South Korea, fluctuated in Hong Kong, and pushed higher in China and Australia. Treasury added to gains made as investors scooped up a record $26 billion 10 -year auction. The kiwi…

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Elon Musk Stumbles Into a Good Point

August 11, 2018

Today’s Agenda Tesla really should just go private . America’s health-care system is at stake in the midterm elections . The Trump administration is blowing its AT& T/ Time Warner plea . Starbucks envisages China will come out of the trade campaign in good shape . Maybe task tenure shouldn’t simply be a thing for college profs . Why the heck not ? time is a flat clique and you…

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Trump, Juncker Tout Deal Pulling Back From U.S.-EU Trade War

July 27, 2018

President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed to suspend brand-new tariffs while negotiating over trade, pulling the U.S. and Europe back from the edge of a transatlantic commerce war. The presidents pledged to expand European imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas and soybeans and both swore to lower industrial tariffs, omitting vehicles. The U.S. and European union will” hold back on other tariffs “‘ while mediations proceed,…

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Trade War Winner Is Who Loses Least as U.S.-China Tariffs Loom

July 4, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump’s assertion that trade wars are “good, and easy to win” is fake news if economists are to be believed. The victor in an economic war of attrition will instead be which nation loses least. The first salvos are set to be launched this week as America and China prepare to slap duties on each other, risking a spiral of tit-for-tat tariffs that imperils global growth. “Everybody…

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The US Again Has the Worlds Most Powerful Supercomputer

June 17, 2018

Plenty of people around the world get brand-new gadgets Friday, but one in Eastern Tennessee stands out. Elevation, a brand-new supercomputer unveiled at Oak Ridge National Lab is, unofficially for now, the stronger calculating machine on countries around the world. It was designed in part to scale up the artificial intelligence techniques that power some of the recent tricks in your smartphone. America hasn’t owned the world’s most powerful supercomputer…

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This Billionaire Has Put Half His Net Worth Into Gold

May 30, 2018

Egypt’s Sawiris has put half his entire net worth into gold He’s been waiting 10 years for North Korea stakes to pay off meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un: Don’t bully him, and promise succes in return for concessions on nuclear. A successful meeting between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-In last week cleared the space for Trump to meet with the Northern korean commander to discuss…

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Ethereum falls after rumors of a powerful mining chip surface

April 21, 2018

Rumors of a brand-new ASIC mining rig from Bitmain have driven Ethereum costs well below their one-week high-pitched of $585. An ASIC- or Application-specific integrated circuit- in the cryptocurrency world-wide is a microchip that designers establish for the specific purpose of mining a common currency. Early Bitcoin ASICs, for example, drove approval up and then, in some eyes, centralized Bitcoin mining in a few hands, thereby thwarting the decentralized ethos…

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World’s Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Heading to Malta

April 1, 2018

Binance to announce banking partnership in Malta: Zhao Move to Europe comes after crackdowns in Japan, China cracking down on cryptocurrency exchanges since last year, inducing it difficult for venues like Binance to find a permanent base. The corporation had an office in Japan and was trying to get a license to operate there, but decided to remove its staff to avoid a clash with neighbourhood regulators, Zhao supposed. Japan’s…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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‘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…

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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…

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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 :// www.theguardian.com/ business/ 2017/ feb/ 09/ why-donald-trump-cant-bully-china-on-trade

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