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Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with Japanese business leaders, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo. (Photo by EVAN VUCCI / AP) TOKYO — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the American ...

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China ramps up war of rhetoric in trade standoff with US

BEIJING – Stepping up Beijing’s propaganda offensive in the tariffs standoff with Washington, Chinese state media on Friday accused the U.S. of seeking to “colonize global business” with moves against Huawei and other Chinese technology companies. There was no word ...

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China open to resume trade negotiations with US

[embedded content] Trade frictions between the world’s two largest economies continue to rattle the global supply chain as more firms cut ties with telco giant, Huawei. While China is leaving its doors open for the resumption of trade talks with ...

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China’s rare earth could be vital bargaining chip in US trade war

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Beijing, China May 15, 2019. Thomas Peter, Reuters WASHINGTON — Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car ...

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China’s Xi warns of new ‘long march’ as trade war intensifies

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Beijing, China May 15, 2019. Thomas Peter, Reuters BEIJING — President Xi Jinping of China called for the Chinese people to “start again” and begin a modern ...

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How will US-China trade row, 2nd tax reform package affect business in the Philippines?

[embedded content] Even if the Philippine financial markets are not affected by the worsening trade war between US and China, it has to put the spotlight once again on the 2nd tax reform package. The effect of those tensions, when ...

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Huawei devices on Globe, PLDT, Smart unaffected by trade woes, telcos say

Signage is seen at the Huawei offices in Reading, Britain, May 2, 2019. Toby Melville, Reuters MANILA – Globe Telecom and PLDT Inc on Monday said Huawei devices on their networks would be unaffected by US companies’ move to cut ...

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World shares fall as Huawei sanctions stir trade fears

SINGAPORE – Global markets were mostly lower on Friday amid worries that U.S. economic sanctions on Huawei may cast a pall on trade negotiations with China. Germany’s DAX slid 0.8% to 12,215.20 and the CAC 40 in France lost 0.5% ...

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US economy showing signs of strain amid escalating trade war

WASHINGTON – The US economy is showing more signs of strain amid President Donald Trump’s multi-front trade war, with a sharp slowdown in manufacturing and a pullback by American shoppers. Some cooling was to be expected from the red-hot pace ...

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China defiant toward US on trade, Trump adviser urges strong steps

President Donald Trump meets with Vice Premier Liu He, the lead Chinese trade negotiator, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, April 4, 2019. As the trade war between the US and China intensifies, Chinese subsidies for ...

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