U.S., China putting trade war on hold, Treasury's Mnuchin says

U.S., China putting trade war on hold, Treasury's Mnuchin says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. trade war with China is “on hold” after the world’s largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider trade agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday. Mnuchin and U.S. President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said the agreement reached by […]

Trade talks expose a chasm between China and America

Trade talks expose a chasm between China and America

START with the good news from the trade negotiations between China and America. After weeks of threatening tariffs and counter-tariffs, representatives from the world’s two biggest economies are at last talking. Over two days of meetings in Beijing, which ended on May 4th, Chinese and American officials laid out their grievances and their demands. That, […]

Buffett says U.S., China will avoid acting 'extremely foolish' on trade

Buffett says U.S., China will avoid acting 'extremely foolish' on trade

OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) – Billionaire Warren Buffett on Saturday said it is unlikely that the United States and China will come to loggerheads on trade, and the countries would avoid doing “something extremely foolish.” “The United States and China are going to be the two superpowers of the world, economically and in other ways, for […]

T-Mobile, Sprint say $26 billion deal would give U.S. tech lead over China

T-Mobile, Sprint say $26 billion deal would give U.S. tech lead over China

(Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) and Sprint Corp (S.N) said on Sunday they had agreed to a $ 26 billion all-stock deal and believed they could win over skeptical regulators because the merger would create thousands of jobs and help the United States beat China to creating the next generation mobile network. The agreement […]

Exclusive: U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to corporate America

Exclusive: U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to corporate America

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government may start scrutinizing informal partnerships between American and Chinese companies in the field of artificial intelligence, threatening practices that have long been considered garden variety development work for technology companies, sources familiar with the discussions said. So far, U.S. government reviews for national security and other concerns have […]

Man tries to hijack Beijing-bound Air China flight with pen, forces plane to make emergency landing in Zhengzhou

[unable to actually obtain full-text content] According to the Friendly Helicopter Managing of Japan (CAAC), a person on the cruise attempted to capture the flight with the use of a marker. Het strand News broadcast :Whole world fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. We aim to showcase news from various Alternative News Outlets […]

China to send flowers, potato to Moon for biological experiment

China to send flowers, potato to Moon for biological experiment

Beijing: China is planning to send seeds of potato, a flowering plant and silkworm eggs with its Chang’e-4 lunar probe later this year to conduct the first biological experiment on the lifeless Moon. The probe will carry a tin containing seeds of potato and arabidopsis, a small flowering plant related to cabbage and mustard, and […]

China tries to make an example, gives strict punishments for those who want to quit military service

China tries to make an example, gives strict punishments for those who want to quit military service

The Chinese government is scrambling to impose strict penalties on youth who are either refusing to serve in the military, or are seeking discharge from service. The punishments, which are being announced publicly, seem to have a clear goal of discouraging people from abandoning the military. And the punishments would prohibit these individuals from getting […]

As U.S. and China trade tariff barbs, others scoop up U.S. soybeans

As U.S. and China trade tariff barbs, others scoop up U.S. soybeans

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Escalating tensions between the United States and China have triggered a flurry of U.S. soybean purchases by European buyers, in one of the first signs that trade tariff threats lobbed between the world’s top two economies are disrupting global commodity trade flows. FILE PHOTO: Soybeans being sorted according to their weight and […]

Online retailers go offline in China

Online retailers go offline in China

THE season for the best xiaolongxia (“little dragon shrimp”) is just beginning, and so on a recent evening four young friends tucked into a pile of steaming-hot crayfish. But rather than sitting in a restaurant they were at a table surrounded by supermarket aisles stocked with nappies, baby formula and cooking oil. Above them, groceries […]

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