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Expect the US-China trade war to come to a showy end, but the tech war to continue

Expect the US-China trade war to come to a showy end, but the tech war to continue

As the international media speculate breathlessly about whether the US and China will reach a trade agreement to resolve their deepening tariff war before the , I have news for you: first, quite likely a trade deal will be agreed; and second, this should offer meagre comfort to anyone seriously […]

Justin Trudeau dismisses calls to fire Canadian ambassador to China after Meng Wanzhou US extradition remarks

Justin Trudeau dismisses calls to fire Canadian ambassador to China after Meng Wanzhou US extradition remarks

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday dismissed calls to fire Canada?s ambassador to China after the diplomat said extraditing a Chinese executive to the US would not be a ?happy outcome?. Ambassador John McCallum also said this week that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has a strong case to avoid […]

?Doomsday Clock? stuck at two minutes to midnight ? but don?t mistake that for good news

?Doomsday Clock? stuck at two minutes to midnight ? but don?t mistake that for good news

How close is human civilisation to destroying the planet? The symbolic Doomsday Clock is still two minutes to midnight, as close as it has ever been, said the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on Thursday. The clock did not budge from last year, but that ?should not be taken as […]

Washington and Beijing ?miles and miles? from trade resolution, says US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

Washington and Beijing ?miles and miles? from trade resolution, says US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday downplayed the possibility for a quick breakthrough next week to resolve deep-rooted conflicts in the US-China trade talks. ?There has been a lot of anticipatory work done. But we are miles and miles from getting a resolution,? Ross said. In an interview with […]

United States should focus on China?s technology plans when trade talks resume, business groups say

United States should focus on China?s technology plans when trade talks resume, business groups say

Two US business groups have told American trade negotiators that Beijing is moving ahead with its hi-tech ambitions as outlined in the ?Made in China 2025? strategy, a policy expected to be a focus of talks that resume next week to try to end the trade war. In a joint […]