A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Boris Johnson has defeated his first party rebellion over a UK government decision to allow China’s Huawei to have a role in building Britain’s 5G phone network.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2020
Sun, 12 Jan, 2020
A newly approved Chinese drug for Alzheimer’s will start clinical trials in Europe and the US next year as the country’s first novel therapy for the incurable disease seeks global legitimacy.
Mon, 30 Dec, 2019
In Ireland, the degree to which prosperity is felt beyond the big cities will determine whether Leo Varadkar returns to power, writes
Sun, 29 Dec, 2019
Linking the US’s favourable treatment of the city to its continued autonomy comes at crunch period in bilateral talks to defuse bruising trade war, says
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Catalonia’s separatists must be delighted that China’s leader, Xi Jinping, is not leader of Spain.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2019
New figures showed Germany narrowly avoided recession but European shares slid nonetheless on fears that the US-China trade conflict was still inflicting a lot of damage to the world growth.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
All over the world, historians are dusting off a phrase that regularly has a sharp, if fleeting, relevance: Pre-revolutionary conditions.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
The EU has warned of increased cyber-attacks by state-backed entities and groups from outside the EU, and said that the risks posed by telecoms equipment suppliers that have a significant market share should be assessed.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
Huawei Technologies founder Ren Zhengfei is ready to licence his fifth-generation networking technology only to one other company — and he wants that potential arch-rival to be American.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Things are changing dramatically on the global economic front, and it’s not just Brexit.
Sun, 15 Sep, 2019
Ireland is likely to avoid falling into recession even in the event of a no-deal Brexit, but the UK crashing out of the EU would still nearly halt Irish economic growth, EY has warned.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
Growth in UK-exposed Irish stocks slowed yesterday and sterling was unmoved against the euro, after two days of rises, amid warnings that the chance of a no-deal Brexit occurring at the end of next month remains significant.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
Carrie Lam announced the Hong Kong government will withdraw an extradition bill that has sparked months of demonstrations, but the violent battle is far from over, says
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
China’s political leaders are driving business expansion abroad through its One Belt One Road initiative —a development plan focused on boosting trade across Asia, Europe, Middle East, and beyond.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
Crash-out Brexit fears caught up with Irish manufacturers in August as output contracted at a pace not seen since spring 2013.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
Earlier this year a Tibetan man called Gedhun Choekyi Nyima turned 30. Around the world, thousands of Tibetans and friends of Tibet gathered to mark the day, in their homes, local Buddhist centres and temples, and in the streets.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
Global markets and oil prices fell after US President Donald Trump ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75bn (€67bn) in US goods, throwing a new twist into the bitter trade war between the world’s two largest economies.
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019
They fear life under Chinese censorship, while Beijing fears its mainlanders will meantime be tempted by the autonomy granted until 2047 to the former British colony says
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019
A spokesman for China’s ceremonial legislature has condemned US politicians’ support for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement as “a gross violation of the spirit of the rule of law”.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
London faces a high stakes diplomatic balancing act going forward given its desire to form closer post-Brexit economic ties with Beijing, writes
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
Australia’s government has joined Ireland, Britain and Japan in putting out a Hong Kong travel warning.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
The growing risk of ano-deal Brexit following the appointment of Boris Johnson as prime minister is reflected in sterling.
Sun, 04 Aug, 2019
BMW’s second-quarter earnings fell by a fifth, hit by exchange rate moves and investments in manufacturing electric and hybrid cars to help meet stricter emissions limits.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
Donald Trump has announced a 10% tariff on $300bn worth goods going into the US from China, starting from September 1.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
The ECB is in the spotlight ahead of a meeting today as it ponders making significant moves, including a rate cut that would be earlier than expected, following a survey on the dire health of manufacturing across the eurozone.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
The US’s attitude is too adversarial to be about an economic war. Tariffs may be just the first step towards undermining Beijing as a strategic and military rival, says
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
Property values have moved on since Dutchman Peter Minuit bought Manhattan Island from unnamed Native Americans for 60 guilders in 1626.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
China's imports from the United States plunged 31.4% in June from a year earlier amid a tariff war with Washington.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
A strategy of cosying up to Trump is not without risk as, despite his avowed Anglophilia, his American First outlook may see him care little for the UK, argues
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
A ruling Chinese Communist Party newspaper has taken a hard line against pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, saying demonstrators who broke into the local legislature showed their "arrogance" and had no regard for the rule of law.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
European shares handed back gains yesterday to close flat after comments from the White House undid optimism over a potential US-China trade deal, while a strong rally in shares of chemicals company Bayer propped up German equities.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
American technology companies have resumed selling certain products to Huawei Technologies after concluding there are legal ways to work with the Chinese telecom giant in spite of its inclusion on a Trump Administration blacklist.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
In early 2018, in a complex of low-rise buildings in the Australian capital, a team of government hackers was engaging in a destructive digital war game.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
Apple has asked its largest suppliers to consider the costs of shifting 15% to 30% of its output from China to south-east Asia in a dramatic shake-up of its production chain, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper has reported.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Medha Singh and Susan Mathew European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi’s dovish remarks — signalling that the ECB will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate — sent European stocks to six-week highs while news that the US and China would resume trade talks at the G20 summit also boosted sentiment.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Expressions of ‘deep sorrow and regret’ are unlikely to be enough to save embattled Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, writeand .
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
explores the controversial plan to allow extraditions from Hong Kong to mainland China which has a deeply flawed justice system
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
European stock markets held up well even as the US-China trade spat remained unresolved, but sterling continued to reflect fears of a hard Brexit.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
Fears of a fresh global recession have increased with latest data showing continued shrinkage in manufacturing levels around the world as trade war and Brexit concerns escalate.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei struck a defiant tone in the face of US sanctions that threaten his company’s very survival.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
US officials are targeting a $300 bn (€266 billion) list of additional Chinese imports, including laptop computers, for tariff hikes.
Tue, 14 May, 2019