'If the perpetrator wants to fight, we will beat him out of his wits': Song about ongoing trade war with the US goes viral in China

A propaganda song, titled “Trade War,” about the US-China trade war has gone viral across Chinese social media. The song’s lyrics were written by retired Chinese official Zhao Liangtian, and it was posted in a group on the popular Chinese messaging app WeChat. It has sincegone viral and inspired a music music video, which has been shared across social media. […]

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China is shredding the ozone layer with banned chemical emissions, study says

A NASA image shows the ozone hole over Antarctica in 2006. (Photo: AP) Some alarming news from the stratosphere. Chinese foam manufacturers are releasing an ozone-destroying chemical into the air that goes against an international agreement meant to fix the ozone layer, scientists announced in a study Wednesday. The chemical is a chlorofluorocarbon known as trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11), which the world agreed to phase […]

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China's big three airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft. The triple compensation requests come at a sensitive time in Sino-U.S. relations, with a string of tit-for-tat import tariffs […]

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Bitcoin OTM in Beijing Lasted Less Than a Week Under Regulatory Pressure

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Lylian Teng. Bitcoin ATM services in China have once again proved to be hopeless, after the first Bitcoin OTM (OTC Teller Machine) in Beijing was removed shortly after its installation. As Bitcoin ATMs are gaining traction throughout the world, the first Bitcoin OTM appearing in Beijing seemed like a giant […]

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China axed its live broadcast of the 'Game of Thrones' finale, reportedly because of the US-China trade war, and fans were furious

“Game of Thrones” fans in China were left reeling after Tencent Video, the country’s official streamer of HBO content, axed its simulcast of the show’s series finale. Tencent Video officially attributed the broadcast problems to “media transfer issues,” according to Reuters. But an HBO spokesmantold The Wall Street Journal that it was due to tensions brought on by the US-China […]

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Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row ceasefire

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s official Xinhua news agency condemned the spreading of “false news” on Monday after some websites published a year-old alert announcing a ceasefire in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute. The one-line item, originally published on May 20, 2018, gave no details but U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that day the trade war with China was “on hold” […]

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US says warship sails in South China Sea amid trade tensions

The operation is likely to anger China at a time of tense ties between the world’s two largest economies. The United States military has said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world’s two biggest […]

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Huawei Suppliers Continue to Reel as Investors Gauge Trade Risks

In this article U.S. stocks of companies that supply components to Huawei Technologies Co. sank for a second day as investors assess the fallout from the U.S. government placing the Chinese telecommunications giant on an export blacklist. Semiconductor makers and optical component suppliers were among the biggest decliners on Friday. NeoPhotonics Corp., whose products help transmit data in telecom networks, […]

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China can 'very easily wipe out' US railroad system, Rep. Garamendi warns

China a threat to domestic rail industry: Rep. Garamendi Rep. Garamendi, D-Calif., discusses the China-trade threat and Iran. Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said the U.S. has another big problem on its hands when it comes to China: control of the rail system. Continue Reading Below “The Chinese rail company CRRC is establishing itself in America. It's already wiped out the […]

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