Why accusing China of delaying global response to COVID-19 isn’t fair

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized China for its response to COVID-19. Recently, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, during his controversial visit to Taiwan, once again berated China for “choosing not to work with the world on dealing with the pandemic.” Such comments have become overused tactics … Read more Why accusing China of delaying global response to COVID-19 isn’t fair

‘My hair has to be perfect’: Trump prompts change in showerhead rule

The US president’s hair-washing complaints have prompted a proposal on easing of shower-pressure standards. The Trump administration presented rule changes that would allow showerheads to boost water pressure, after Donald Trump complained that bathroom fixtures do not work to his liking. The Department of Energy plan followed Trump’s comments last month at a White House event … Read more ‘My hair has to be perfect’: Trump prompts change in showerhead rule

Kamala Harris makes debut as Biden’s running mate: ‘America is crying out for leadership’

Kamala Harris made her campaign-trail debut as Joe Biden’s vice-presidential running mate for the Democrats, criticising president Donald Trump for mismanaging the coronavirus pandemic and making an urgent argument for a Biden administration. Harris, a US senator from California, quickly leapt to the attack on Trump, saying he had endangered Americans by not taking the … Read more Kamala Harris makes debut as Biden’s running mate: ‘America is crying out for leadership’

Live: MOFCOM briefing on stabilizing foreign trade and investment

Chinese officials from the Ministry of Commerce and Taxation Administration hold a press conference on stabilizing foreign trade and investment. China’s foreign trade has the conditions and capabilities to achieve high-quality development even though COVID-19 has dealt a heavy blow to the global market, head of the General Administration of Customs (GAC) Ni Yuefeng has … Read more Live: MOFCOM briefing on stabilizing foreign trade and investment

‘America is crying out for leadership’: Harris makes debut as Biden running mate

Kamala Harris made her campaign-trail debut as Joe Biden’s vice-presidential running mate for the Democrats, criticising president Donald Trump for mismanaging the coronavirus pandemic and making an urgent argument for a Biden administration. Harris, a US senator from California, quickly leapt to the attack on Trump, saying he had endangered Americans by not taking the … Read more ‘America is crying out for leadership’: Harris makes debut as Biden running mate

Case against Trump, Pence ‘open and shut’: Kamala Harris

Democrat Kamala Harris made her campaign-trail debut as Joe Biden’s vice presidential running mate on Wednesday, criticizing Republican Donald Trump for mismanaging the coronavirus pandemic and making an urgent argument for a Biden administration. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy … Read more Case against Trump, Pence ‘open and shut’: Kamala Harris

Blackstone’s Wien on Biden, U.S. Economy, China

Aug.12 — Byron Wien, vice chairman private wealth solutions at Blackstone, discusses the potential market implications of a Joe Biden administration, the need for more economic help from the Federal Reserve and U.S. government, and why he’s worried about the U.S. dollar. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.”

Coronavirus Updates: U.S. to Get 100 Million Doses of Moderna Vaccine; Putin OKs Russia’s Sputnik V

Stay informed with QuickTake’s coronavirus coverage of up-to-the-minute stories on the COVID-19 crisis. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusUpdates — Moderna Inc. reached a deal with the Trump administration to supply 100 million doses of its experimental vaccine for Covid-19, in a pact valued at up to $1.5 billion, the latest in a string of supply agreements the … Read more Coronavirus Updates: U.S. to Get 100 Million Doses of Moderna Vaccine; Putin OKs Russia’s Sputnik V

China slams U.S. over threat to ban TikTok

China’s central government has lashed out at the U.S. after the Trump administration announced a crackdown on Chinese social media platforms. A spokesperson for China’s foreign ministry on Wednesday dismissed U.S. claims that TikTok and WeChat are a threat to its national security. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store … Read more China slams U.S. over threat to ban TikTok

China’s foreign trade beats market expectations amid pandemic: GAC

Amid increasing uncertainties in world markets, China’s foreign trade has beaten analysts’ expectations in recent months. Total foreign trade volume rose by 6.5 percent year on year in July, with exports and imports up by 10.4 percent and 1.6 percent, respectively. “It’s fair to say that China’s foreign trade has greatly beaten market expectations, which … Read more China’s foreign trade beats market expectations amid pandemic: GAC

Moderna, U.S. Reach $1.5 Billion Deal for 100 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses: Trump

Moderna Inc. reached a deal with the Trump administration to supply 100 million doses of its experimental vaccine for Covid-19, in a pact valued at up to $1.5 billion, the latest in a string of supply agreements the U.S. has reached to stockpile the most advanced vaccines in testing. “I’m pleased to announce we’ve reached … Read more Moderna, U.S. Reach $1.5 Billion Deal for 100 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses: Trump

BREAKING: Debenhams to cut 2,500 jobs

Sky News reported that struggling department store, Debenhams has announced it will cut 2,500 jobs in stores and warehouses. Department store Debenhams plans to cut 2,500 jobs due to the company struggling from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement comes after figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed 81,000 net … Read more BREAKING: Debenhams to cut 2,500 jobs

Authorities to gradually resume release of Macao entry permits to Chinese Mainland citizens

China’s National Immigration Administration will gradually resume issuing entry permits for the Macao Special Administrative Region to citizens of the Chinese Mainland. South China’s Guangdong Province will resume releasing entry permits for Macao to citizens of its Zhuhai City on Wednesday, and to citizens in the rest of the province on August 26. The authorities … Read more Authorities to gradually resume release of Macao entry permits to Chinese Mainland citizens