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Airbus launches long-range A321 jet, close to 200 orders expected
Monday,  6/17/2019, 17:31 
PARIS (REUTERS) - Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with ...
Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests
Monday,  6/17/2019, 12:29 
HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, ...
U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban - sources
Monday,  6/17/2019, 08:54 
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Huawei’s American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ...
Tens of thousands dressed in black rally to demand Hong Kong leader step down
Sunday,  6/16/2019, 17:08 
HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city’s embattled leader step ...
U.S. to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week
Sunday,  6/16/2019, 09:33 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The U.S. Trade Representative’s Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from U.S. retailers, manufacturers and other ...
Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests
Saturday,  6/15/2019, 16:50 
HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic ...
Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks
Saturday,  6/15/2019, 08:48 
DUBAI/WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking ...
China hikes anti-dumping duties on some U.S., EU steel tubes and pipes
Friday,  6/14/2019, 17:00 
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China said on Friday it was raising anti-dumping duties on certain alloy-steel seamless tubes and pipes used at utilities and imported ...
U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion
Friday,  6/14/2019, 10:56 
DUBAI/WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and ...
Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter
Friday,  6/14/2019, 08:49 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve ...
Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy as trade war bites
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 17:15 
SHANGHAI (REUTERS) - Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said ...
Hong Kong shuts government offices, security tight after violent protests
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 10:48 
HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city’s financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence ...
Trump leaves China tariff deadline open, calls relationship 'testy'
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 08:57 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - U.S. President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on Wednesday for levying tariffs on another US$325 billion of Chinese goods ...
Trump and Kim one year on: A "beautiful letter", stalled diplomacy
Wednesday,  6/12/2019, 17:23 
SEOUL (REUTERS) - A year after President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met for the first time, they appear committed to a personal bond upon ...
Thousands of protesters paralyse Hong Kong's financial hub over extradition bill
Wednesday,  6/12/2019, 11:11 
HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices ...
Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war
Wednesday,  6/12/2019, 08:56 
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (REUTERS) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough ...
Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over
Tuesday,  6/11/2019, 17:31 
HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that ...
Helicopter crash atop foggy Manhattan skyscraper kills pilot
Tuesday,  6/11/2019, 11:58 
NEW YORK (REUTERS) - A helicopter crashed onto the fog-shrouded roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper on Monday, killing the pilot and unnerving a city ...
Trump ready to slap more tariffs on China after G20 meeting
Tuesday,  6/11/2019, 08:41 
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (REUTERS) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if ...
China exports grow despite U.S. tariffs, but imports slump most in nearly three years
Monday,  6/10/2019, 17:08 
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China’s exports unexpectedly returned to growth in May despite higher U.S. tariffs, but imports fell the most in nearly three years ...
South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit
Monday,  6/10/2019, 12:43 
SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union in ...
ECB policymakers open to cut rates if growth weakens - sources
Monday,  6/10/2019, 09:32 
FUKUOKA/FRANKFURT (REUTERS) - European Central Bank policymakers are open to cutting the ECB’s policy rate again if economic growth weakens in the rest ...
Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal
Sunday,  6/9/2019, 17:14 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - U.S. President Donald Trump predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum ...
G20 finance leaders' communique to describe trade tensions as 'intensified'
Sunday,  6/9/2019, 11:53 
FUKUOKA (REUTERS) - Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as "intensified" and pledged to take further action ...
G20 agrees to push ahead with rules on corporate tax targeting tech giants
Saturday,  6/8/2019, 16:39 
FUKUOKA (REUTERS) - Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants ...
Trump calls off tariffs after Mexico vows to tighten borders
Saturday,  6/8/2019, 12:22 
WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) - The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a ...
May steps down as party chief, igniting leadership race
Saturday,  6/8/2019, 08:38 
LONDON (REUTERS) - British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest ...
Cambodia's Hun Sen says Singapore supported genocide
Friday,  6/7/2019, 17:10 
PHNOM PENH/HANOI (REUTERS) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has accused Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of supporting genocide.
ECB rules out rate hike, opens the door to more stimulus
Friday,  6/7/2019, 09:16 
VILNIUS (REUTERS) - The European Central Bank on Thursday ruled out raising interest rates in the next year and even opened the door to cutting them or ...
Trump threatens China with tariffs on further US$300 billion of goods
Thursday,  6/6/2019, 16:49 
SHANNON/BEIJING (REUTERS) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with tariffs on "at least" another US$300 billion worth of Chinese goods ...
IMF's Lagarde warns U.S.-China tariffs to slash global growth in 2020
Thursday,  6/6/2019, 13:30 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The International Monetary Fund does not see the threat of a global recession brought on by a widening U.S.-China trade war and ...
Trump says 'not enough' progress made in high-stakes U.S.-Mexico talks
Thursday,  6/6/2019, 09:17 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks in Washington on Thursday aimed at averting an imposition of tariffs on Mexican ...
Chinese importers to apply for tariff waivers on U.S. goods
Wednesday,  6/5/2019, 17:29 
BEIJING (REUTERS) - Chinese importers are preparing applications for waivers on import tariffs levied on more than 700 U.S. goods in the Sino-U.S trade ...
China paper cites drawn-out Korean War talks as reason not to bow to U.S.
Wednesday,  6/5/2019, 14:44 
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China’s determination to resist U.S. bullying in two years of negotiations to end the Korean War is a reason not to bow to Washington ...
Trump trade war may push Fed closer to rate cut it resisted
Wednesday,  6/5/2019, 09:04 
CHICAGO (REUTERS) - U.S. President Donald Trump may finally get the rate cut he has been demanding, but for the wrong reasons, as top Federal Reserve officials ...
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