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  1. Vorastra

    China's Military Has Surpassed US in Ships, Missiles and Air Defense, DoD Report Finds

    https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/09/01/chinas-military-has-surpassed-us-ships-missiles-and-air-defense-dod-report-finds.html
  2. Vorastra

    FBI: The China Threat

    https://www.fbi.gov/investigate/counterintelligence/the-china-threat -FBI Director Christopher Wray
  3. J

    Do I need any special permits to import (order) Vitamin B1 powder from China?

    Hi guys, Ive been wanting some bulk vitamin B1 but its insanely expensive here (R15 per gram) but I found I can get it from china at R1.50 a gram, just wondering if anyone knows if I need special permits as its not a medicine/drug but SA being SA might have classed it as one
  4. Vorastra

    China orders US to close consulate in Chengdu amid growing spat

    https://nypost.com/2020/07/24/china-tells-united-states-to-close-consulate-in-chengdu-in-growing-spat/
  5. ghoti

    Boris Johnson says 3m people in Hong Kong will get path to British citizenship

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/06/03/boris-johnson-says-3m-people-hong-kong-will-get-path-british/ " The metamorphosis of Brexit to Brelcome is truly a thing to behold "
  6. Jamie McKane

    Chinese tech stocks recover after virus-induced sell-off

    Chinese tech stocks recover after virus-induced sell-off While U.S. investors are grappling with a violent sell-off as the coronavirus spreads, their Chinese counterparts at the heart of the outbreak are back to making decent money again. China’s swift and strict measures to contain the virus...
  7. Jamie McKane

    China's semiconductor industry faces a big risk

    China's semiconductor industry faces a big risk China has made developing its own chip industry a matter of patriotic pride. It helps that “China chip” and “China heart” sound the same in the local language. The strain of this 1.7 trillion yuan ($243 billion) endeavor may be too much for the...
  8. Jamie McKane

    China threatens Germany with retaliation against Huawei 5G ban

    China threatens Germany with retaliation against Huawei 5G ban China’s ambassador threatened Germany with retaliation if it excludes Huawei Technologies Co. as a supplier of 5G wireless equipment, citing the millions of vehicles German carmakers sell in China. Resistance against Huawei is...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Trump signs US-China trade deal

    Trump signs US-China trade deal The yuan rallied the most in a year and Chinese shares rose as U.S. President Donald Trump signed off on a phase-one trade agreement. The onshore rate advanced as much as 1% to 6.9570 per dollar Friday, the most since December last year and the strongest since...
  10. Jamie McKane

    It's time to worry about the US-China trade deal

    It's time to worry about the US-China trade deal Now is a good time to start worrying about that trade deal. No, nothing bad has happened yet. There have in fact been many signs of progress. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow described negotiations as coming down to “the short strokes,”...
  11. Jamie McKane

    US and China agree to roll back tariffs

    US and China agree to roll back tariffs U.S. and European stock futures jumped as America and China agreed to proportionally roll back tariffs on each other’s goods. Havens including Treasuries and the yen slipped. [Bloomberg]
  12. D

    Paying On Alibaba.com

    I am busy sourcing products from Alibaba to sell in SA, but I am having trouble finding a way to pay for my products. So, how do you pay for your Alibaba order from South Africa to China without a PayPal account or a credit card? Please help!
  13. Jamie McKane

    The United States's relationship with China is deteriorating

    The United States's relationship with China is deteriorating This was supposed to be the week U.S.-China trade talks got back on track and the two sides found a way to avoid sending more unsettling signals to financial markets and a global economy that looks increasingly fragile. But that...
  14. Jamie McKane

    China's Tesla is struggling to survive

    China's Tesla is struggling to survive It took Tesla Inc. about 15 years to rack up $5 billion in losses. The company known as China’s Tesla did it in four. The bleeding continues. Shanghai-based NIO Inc. is poised to report Tuesday that it lost another 2.6 billion yuan ($369 million) — around...
  15. Jamie McKane

    US trade war is pushing China to innovate

    US trade war is pushing China to innovate In Shenzhen’s glitzy financial district, a five-year-old outfit creates a 360-degree sports camera that goes on to win awards and draw comparisons to GoPro Inc. Elsewhere in the Pearl River Delta, a niche design house is competing with the world’s best...
  16. Jamie McKane

    China's electric car industry is crumbling

    China's electric car industry is crumbling Chinese electric-car sales fell for a second straight month after the government scaled back subsidies, the latest sign that one of the final pillars of strength in the world’s largest automobile market is crumbling. Sales of new energy vehicles —...
  17. Ivan Leon

    Buick Verano, Which Left U.S. in 2017, Is Back and Surprisingly Hot

    Buick's compact Verano sedan broke up with the U.S. market in 2017—and after that, it went and got itself a revenge body. Consider us jealous of the updated, surprisingly attractive Verano. It's being introduced to China, a country with a well-known affection for Buicks. The old Verano, the one...
  18. Jamie McKane

    iPhone production moving from China to India

    iPhone production moving from China to India On a steamy summer morning, dozens of buses pull up outside a cluster of low-slung, blue buildings in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Women dressed in colorful salwar kameezes disembark, their dupatta body scarves billowing as they make...
  19. Jamie McKane

    China won't retaliate on new US tariffs

    China won't retaliate on new US tariffs China indicated that it wouldn’t immediately retaliate against the latest U.S. tariff increase announced by President Donald Trump last week, emphasizing the need to discuss ways to deescalate the trade war between the world’s two largest economies...
  20. Jamie McKane

    China accuses US of using fentanyl crisis as a political weapon

    China accuses US of using fentanyl crisis as a political weapon In the shadow of the broader trade war between China and the U.S., a parallel battle is heating up between the two countries over America’s opioid crisis. The sparring accelerated on Friday, with China’s narcotics regulator...
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