Trump threatens China with new tariffs on $200B in goods

The news sent global stock markets lower and pulled down both the dollar and the Chinese yuan in the offshore market. China's commerce ministry said Beijing will fight back firmly with "qualitative" and "quantitative" measures if the United States ... ( read original story ...)

China Spotlight: Technology in the Crosshairs

Much of the headline attention on U.S.-China trade friction is focused on trade deficits, and the threat of tariffs and retaliatory measures that could lead to a trade war. However, an underlying key issue — and a driving force behind the trade friction ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Xiaomi pulls mainland CDR offering until after HK IPO

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone marker Xiaomi will postpone its application for a mainland share offering until after it completes a separate listing in Hong Kong, the firm said on Tuesday, casting a pall on Beijing’s drive to lure tech ... ( read original story ...)

China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

BEIJING -- Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday. Kim's trip follows his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week that resulted in a surprise announcement of ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Xiaomi to postpone its mainland CDR offering

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Xiaomi Corp [XTC.UL] said on Tuesday it will postpone its mainland share offering until after it completes its listing in Hong Kong. Xiaomi said it would submit an application to China’s securities regulator to postpone the ... ( read original story ...)

Trump threatens China with $200B in new tariffs

He said the move would be in retaliation for China's decision to raise tariffs on $50 billion in U.S. goods. "After the legal process is complete, these tariffs will go into effect if China refuses to change its practices, and also if it insists on going ... ( read original story ...)

As Trump Escalates Trade Fight, China Can Take the Hit

China could retaliate with its own tariffs on the United States’ far smaller exports in the other direction across the Pacific. Plus, it could impose punitive measures against American companies doing business here. Any measures carry the risk that they ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing subway to get ‘bio-ID’ tracking systems: China Daily

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The Chinese capital, Beijing, is looking at introducing “bio-recognition technology”, including palm scanners and facial recognition cameras, to speed up passenger flow through subway stations at peak times, state media reported on ... ( read original story ...)