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EU takes anti-Trump trade show to China and Japan
The European Union's top officials will meet the leaders of China and Japan next week to boost ties in the face of fears that US President Donald Trump will spark an all-out global trade war.

US lifts export ban on suppliers to China's ZTE
The United States on Friday formally lifted a crippling ban on exports to China's ZTE, rescuing the smartphone maker from the brink of collapse after it was denied key components.

Global stocks rise as pound gyrates on Trump Brexit comments
US and European stocks rose modestly on Friday with investors mildly hopeful that China and the US can still settle their war over tariffs.

China's trade surplus with US swells in June
China's surplus with the United States hit a record last month, data showed Friday, adding to brewing tensions between the economic superpowers as they stand on the brink of an all-out trade war that Beijing warned would have a "negative impact" globally.

World equities rebound despite trade war fears
Global stocks recovered Thursday, following the previous day's hammering on global trade war worries as investors looked ahead to what is expected to be a strong corporate earnings season.

US appeals judge's order allowing AT&T to buy Time Warner
The US Justice Department on Thursday appealed last month's ruling from a federal judge allowing AT&T to buy Time Warner in a mega-deal that could reshape the media-entertainment landscape.

Safety measures for tourists ‘in urgent need of upgrade’
Expert says Phoenix boat tragedy in Phuket requires independent inquiry, not finger pointing.

Former bank chief to receive royal cremation next week
A Royal Cremation for prominent banker Sirin Nimmanahaeminda is to be held at Wat Saket (Golden Mount Temple) in Bangkok on 17 July.

Trash piles up in US as China closes door to recycling
For months, a major recycling facility for the greater Baltimore-Washington area has been facing a big problem: it has to pay to get rid of huge amounts of paper and plastic it would normally sell to China.

US near to lifting sanctions on ZTE
Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has taken one of the final steps needed to escape the severe sanctions that brought the company to brink of collapse, the US Commerce Department said Wednesday.

Stocks tumble as global trade war flares up
World stocks fell Wednesday after Washington threatened to hammer Beijing with tariffs on a further $200 billion of Chinese imports, ratcheting up the global trade war.

Comcast raises bid for Sky in takeover battle with Fox
US media giant Comcast raised its bid for pan-European TV group Sky late Wednesday, topping the latest offer from 21st Century Fox made earlier in the day.

BRI scheme a boon for airlines, China Eastern executive says
CHINA’S Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has benefited the aviation industry as it is helping to boost the number of international travellers, said an executive of China Eastern Airlines, one of the three major state-owned air transport groups in the country.

Huawei launches VR camera for phones
Huawei EnVizion 360 VR Camera is a 360-degree camera for smartphones that provides 13MP image and 2K video resolution, offering a new way to take pictures and video with perspective, fisheye, little planet and crystal ball settings.

China says tit-for-tat tariffs will 'destroy' US-China trade
China on Wednesday said tit-for-tat tariffs will "destroy" trade between the world's top two economies, after Washington fired the next shot in a ballooning trade war, readying fresh levies on $200 billion in Chinese goods.

Asian markets tumble as new tariffs threat ends calm
The uneasy calm that had descended on Asian markets was shattered Wednesday after the US threatened to hammer China with tariffs on a further $200 billion of imports, ratcheting up a trade war between the world's top two economies.

World stocks power on as sterling halts slide
Global stock markets mostly rose Tuesday with investors feeling optimistic about the upcoming corporate results season, especially in the United States.

China eyes eastern Europe investment as US trade war sizzles
As a trade war rages between China and the US, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is meeting leaders from central and eastern Europe in Bulgaria on Saturday to discuss investment opportunities.

China counterpunches against US in growing trade war
China on Friday struck back against US President Donald Trump's trade offensive, intensifying the expanding and unpredictable dispute between the world's two largest economies.

No money, no problem
Mobile payments have become so common in China that cash may soon be dethroned as king. The Nation’s Jintana Panyaarvudh spends a day in Hangzhou to experience how it has embraced a cashless society.



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