Xi Jinping

Backing Big Brother: Chinese facial recognition firms appeal to funds

Backing Big Brother: Chinese facial recognition firms appeal to funds

Published 14/11/2017

based in Hong Kong and Beijing.) [more…]

Trump asked for Xi`s help in UCLA players` shoplifting case: official

Trump asked for Xi`s help in UCLA players` shoplifting case: official

Published 14/11/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case of three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting last week, said a senior White House official. [more…]

China property investment growth cools in Oct, sales decline accelerates

China property investment growth cools in Oct, sales decline accelerates

Published 14/11/2017

China's October property sales and new construction starts fell in October as the property market cooled from a two-year boom in the face of a tighter liquidity environment and a crackdown on riskier lending. [more…]

China`s economy cools as gov`t curbs hit factories, property and retailers

China`s economy cools as gov`t curbs hit factories, property and retailers

Published 14/11/2017

China's economy cooled further last month, with industrial output, fixed asset investment and retail sales missing expectations as the government extended a crackdown on debt risks and factory pollution. [more…]

TPP leaders` meeting fails to materialise amid disputes

TPP leaders` meeting fails to materialise amid disputes

Published 10/11/2017

A planned meeting of leaders of the 11 countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to decide on the fate of the trade pact did not take place on Friday, amid disagreements over how to take it forward without the United States. [more…]

Trump praises `productive` China talks, but tough action seen ahead

Trump praises `productive` China talks, but tough action seen ahead

Published 10/11/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump lauded his Beijing meetings on trade and North Korea as "very productive", ending a visit which Chinese media declared set a "new blueprint" for handling ties, even as the White House looks set for tougher action on China. [more…]

Asia shares slip from decade highs, oil at two-year top on Saudi purge

Asia shares slip from decade highs, oil at two-year top on Saudi purge

Published 06/11/2017

Asian shares stepped back from recent decade highs on Monday while major currencies held in tight ranges and oil jumped to a more than two-year peak as Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented his power through an anti-corruption crackdown. [more…]

Taiwan hopes to find `natural way` to engage with China`s Xi at APEC

Taiwan hopes to find `natural way` to engage with China`s Xi at APEC

Published 06/11/2017

Taiwan hopes to find a "natural way" to exchange views with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders that starts in Vietnam this week, the self-ruled island's envoy to the meeting said on Monday. [more…]

China warns on overseas content after Springer Nature pulls some articles

China warns on overseas content after Springer Nature pulls some articles

Published 06/11/2017

Chinese distributors of overseas publications must verify that the content is legal in China, Beijing said late on Sunday, after a major western publisher blocked access to some content in the country citing local regulations. [more…]