Boris Johnson is to set out his vision for a trade deal with the European Union, saying there is "no need" for the UK to follow Brussels' rules. The prime minister will use a speech in London later to call for a Canada-style free trade agreement - and threaten to walk away if one cannot be struck.
Huawei was excluded from Australia’s high-speed National Broadband Network in 2012 and from its super-fast 5G network in 2018. The company says it never had the chance to discuss the “boundaries” it would have to push to tap into the Australian market.
Chinese mall landlords offer rent-free periods to merchants as footfall decreases amid Wuhan coronavirus outbreak
They have also donated money to non-profit groups and hospitals in Hubei province, the epicentre of the new epidemic.
Stressing the U.S. economy is in good shape, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday left unchanged a key interest rate that influences borrowing costs, but it also said it is closely monitoring the severity of the deadly coronavirus and the potential for the illness to disrupt the global economy.
The death toll of the coronavirus has risen to 170 and with a confirmed case in Tibet, the virus has now spread to every region in mainland China.
Half of the companies listed on the mainland-dominated bourse in Hong Kong could face delayed financial results due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
U.S. health officials are fast-tracking work on a coronavirus vaccine, hoping to start an early-stage trial within the next three months, the Trump administration said Tuesday.
Authorities in Hong Kong on Tuesday shut down rail connections from mainland China on Tuesday as the number of deaths in the Wuhan coronavirus epidemic passed 100.
Chinese health authorities announced Wednesday that 5,974 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus had been reported in 31 provincial-level regions by the end of Tuesday. A total of 132 people have died of the disease.
China reported that deaths from a new coronavirus rose to 25, from 18, as it rushes to halt the Sars-like disease, even as the World Health Organisation (WHO) stopped short of calling the infection a global health emergency.
US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in several television interviews that they expected to finalize agreements with those allies in 2020.
A new coronavirus is rapidly spreading in China, with state-run media reporting Wednesday that 17 people have died and about 550 patients have been infected in the country, up by more than 200 from the previous day, as cases have also been confirmed elsewhere in Asia and the United States.
President Donald Trump said on Jan. 22 that China’s human rights record and the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong are part of phase two trade discussions with China, in response to reporter question.
China remained the world's second-largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2019 with FDI inflow up 5.8 percent year on year to 941.5 billion yuan (137.24 billion U.S. dollars) in 2019, the Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday.
Alessandro Roccati, a senior vice president at Moody's London office, said in a statement on Wednesday that the negative outlook on HSBC Holdings is evidenced by potential downcast profitability in the next two years in "a more difficult operating environment in Hong Kong and the rest of the region."
Hong Kong’s reputation as a global business hub was dealt a fresh blow Monday after Moody’s downgraded a key rating, blaming a lack of government response to months of popular protests and China’s increased influence over the city’s institutions.
The Chinese official investigating a pneumonia outbreak stemming from a new coronavirus said the disease can spread from person to person but can be halted with increased vigilance, as authorities on Tuesday confirmed a fourth death. The outbreak has spread from the central city of Wuhan to cities including Beijing and Shanghai, with more than 200 cases reported so far.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s interior minister is suggesting that his country can’t build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for now, intervening in an issue that has caused tensions between the U.S. and its allies.
In Wuhan, where the virus began to spread, 198 cases have been reported, according to the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission. Two people have tested positive in Beijing, according to reports on Weibo, citing the Beijing Daxing Health Commission, and one person has tested positive in Shenzhen, according to the Guangdong Province Health Commission.
China’s economy grew by 6.1 per cent in 2019, the lowest growth rate since political turmoil ravaged the country in 1990, the government announced on Friday