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Business 23 May 2019 | 10:13 PM

Trump says 'dangerous' Huawei could be included in US-China trade deal

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications giant "very dangerous."

Business 25 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

White House warns China on trade, South China Sea

Washington: The White House has warned China that the United States will defend “international interests” in the South China Sea and that trade must be a “two-way street.”

Corporate News 04 Sep 2016 | 9:56 AM

China's Xi says hopes for fair Australia investment policy

HANGZHOU, China: China hopes Australia can provide a fair and transparent environment for foreign investors, President Xi Jinping said on Sunday, as he met Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for the first time since Canberra blocked a major deal.

Commodities 03 Jul 2016 | 11:12 PM

Ahead of key court ruling, Beijing in propaganda overdrive

HONG KONG/LONDON: As an international tribunal prepares to rule on Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea, officials in Washington, Tokyo and Southeast Asia are on tenterhooks. Yet, in the words of one senior Chinese official, Beijing does not care.

Business 07 Mar 2014 | 7:54 AM

US Freedom of Navigation Ops in 2013 targeted China, Iran, M'sia, others

WASHINGTON: The US military carried out freedom of navigation operations challenging the maritime claims of China, Iran and 10 other nations, including Malaysia, last year, asserting its right to use the seas in defiance of their restrictions, a Pentagon report said Thursday.

Business 24 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Iran slams EU oil embargo, warns could hit U.S

TEHRAN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Iran accused Europeans on Monday of waging "psychological warfare" after the EU banned imports of Iranian oil, and U.S. President Barack Obama said Washington would impose more sanctions to address the "serious threat presented by Iran's nuclear program."

Business 24 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Obama pushes China on currency in meeting

UNITED NATIONS: President Barack Obama pushed Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Thursday to make changes to a currency policy the United States says hurts struggling American workers.