Technology

Qualcomm CEO says tension with China is stalling NXP deal, but he's optimistic the mood will change

Qualcomm is waiting on approval for Chinese regulators to merge with Dutch rival NXP Semiconductors.

    Investing

    U.S.-China Rivalry Is More Than A Trade War

    This year, China is in the headlines because President Trump wants better trade terms. That’s important, but it’s only one piece of a much larger Chinese story that has been unfolding slowly for decades.

      World

      Girl, 4, wore elastic band for so long it became embedded in her arm

      The four-year-old was brought into hospital by her parents after they spotted the red ring looping her arm.

        Technology

        Exclusive: Chip wars - China closing in on second $19 billion semiconductor fund: sources

        HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's state-backed semiconductor fund is near to closing a 120 billion yuan ($18.98 billion)investment round for a second fund to support the domestic chip sector and help cut reliance on imports amid a bruising trade stan

          Mobile

          Report: Chinese smartphone shipments drop 21% to reach lowest level since 2013

          Analysts have long-warned of a growth crunch in China’s smartphone space, and it’s looking like that’s very much the case right now. China’s smartphone growth has been the feel-good story for domestic OEMs who have clocked impressi

            World

            China says advanced DF-26 missile deployed but

            China says its DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile has been incorporated into its rocket force, boosting its ability to counter opponents on land and at sea.

              World

              Chinese smartphone sales suffer biggest decline ever

              China smartphone market suffers biggest-ever decline.

                Asia

                India China: Why is Modi meeting Xi now?

                Analyst Shashank Joshi explains why the two Asian giants have decided to ease tension.

                  Investing

                  China Is Tightening Its Grip On Cryptocurrency To Promote Rather Than Purge It

                  The country is stepping up controls of the likes of Bitcoin to manage its $12 trillion-plus economy. But China also sees the point in allowing cryptocurrency to develop in a manageable way.

                    World

                    China calls on US to protect business environment

                    China has called on Washington to avoid damaging business confidence following a report U.S. authorities are investigating whether Chinese tech giant Huawei violated sanctions on Iran.

                      Asia

                      Y Combinator is going after Chinese startups with its first official event in China

                      High-profile U.S. startup accelerator Y Combinator is making a push to bring more China-based startups into its program after it announced its first official event in the country. YC has made a push to include startups from outside of North America in rec

                        Asia

                        Why Modi-Xi summit matters

                        While the highly anticipated inter-Korean summit will capture much of the world's attention Friday, another equally consequential meeting will unfold in China on the same day, the outcome of which could affect more than a third of the world's population.

                          Business

                          China considering cutting duty on imported cars by about half: Bloomberg

                          BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is considering cutting the import duty on passenger cars by about half as part of the country's plan to further open up the automobile market, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

                            Technology

                            ZTE tells suppliers China trade row may be factor in U.S. ban: source

                            NEW YORK (Reuters) - China's ZTE Corp held a conference call on Wednesday with major suppliers, during which a company representative suggested the trade dispute with Beijing may have been a factor in last week's U.S. order banning American firms from se

                              Science

                              China's Lianyungang city shuts chemical plant after state TV report

                              BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese city of Lianyungang, a major chemical and refining hub in the eastern province of Jiangsu, has shut a chemical plant after media reports it was polluting nearby water resources, the municipal government said late on Wednesd

                                World

                                China quietly pulled a propaganda film celebrating its tech giants days after the US sanctioned one of them — and it could be troubling news for Huawei

                                Wang HE/Getty Images The US Department of Justice is reportedly investigating the tech company Huawei on accusations of breaching sanctions on Iran. The investigation, which sources say has been running since 2016, could anger China. Last week the US sla

                                  World

                                  North Korea offers deep apology to China over deadly bus crash

                                  BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has offered his deep apologies to China after a bus crash in his isolated country killed 32 Chinese tourists, state media said on Thursday.

                                    Politics

                                    MP blasts ministers for continuing to send MILLIONS in foreign aid cash to China

                                    A FURIOUS Tory MP blasted ministers yesterday for continuing to send millions of foreign aid cash to China – despite the country having its own aid programme. Pauline Latham took Education minister Sam Gyimah to task after he defended spending £46.

                                      World

                                      Asia markets opened mixed following some gains on Wall Street

                                      Major companies in China, South Korea and Japan are also set to announce quarterly earnings.

                                        Business

                                        Fears of a Trade War With China Are Receding

                                        Fears of a trade war are receding now that President Trump has decided to send a large delegation to China

                                          World

                                          Father holds son from car window so he can have a wee at traffic lights

                                          The dad was filmed dangling the youngster out of the window of the SUV in China.

                                            Investing

                                            Will China Again Drive Growth For Starbucks In The Second Quarter?

                                            Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) is scheduled to report its second quarter (three months ended March 2018) earnings on April 26, wherein a rise in both revenues and earnings is anticipated. While the revenue growth is expected to be boosted as a result of the com

                                              World

                                              China plans to build manned 'lunar palace' powered by the sun

                                              China has announced plans to build a manned moon base which will explore lunar resources and act as a launchpad for missions to Mars.

                                                Investing

                                                Market Increasingly Considering Higher Tariffs On China

                                                What a 'trade war' would mean to China's burgeoning bond market.

                                                  Politics

                                                  Blankenship says McConnell has conflicts of interest because father-in-law is 'wealthy Chinaperson'

                                                  Don Blankenship, the coal executive recently released from federal prison and now running for US Senate in West Virginia, this week accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of having conflicts of interest in foreign relations because his father-in-l

                                                    Technology

                                                    India's hotly contested mobile market gets new mega merger

                                                    Airtel and Vodafone are merging two infrastructure firms they control to create a network of 163,000 mobile masts, the largest outside China.

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