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Goldman Sees No Profit Growth for U.S. Companies: Virus Update

Goldman Sees No Profit Growth for U.S. Companies: Virus Update

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. slashed its outlook for U.S. companies’ profit growth to zero. Germany is examining potential stimulus measures to stem the economic impact of the coronavirus. Saudi Arabia
Bolton Revelation May Scramble Trump’s Trial

Bolton Revelation May Scramble Trump’s Trial

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Millions Left Worried, Angry and Isolated After Wuhan Lockdown

Millions Left Worried, Angry and Isolated After Wuhan Lockdown

For the millions of people trapped in Wuhan and other cities in China’s Hubei province, life has taken on a feeling of imprisonment and boredom.
China Death Toll at 80, More Cases Emerge Globally: Virus Update

China Death Toll at 80, More Cases Emerge Globally: Virus Update

The novel coronavirus spread further as China reported an increase in fatalities and infections, and the country extended the Lunar New Year holiday by three days until Sunday.
China Deaths Jump as Measures Fail to Slow Spread of Virus

China Deaths Jump as Measures Fail to Slow Spread of Virus

China’s death toll from the coronavirus climbed to at least 80 as the country extended the Lunar New Year holiday in an effort to contain an infection whose spread accelerated around the globe.
Trump Hails Trade Deal for U.S. Farms, China Has Other Plans

Trump Hails Trade Deal for U.S. Farms, China Has Other Plans

Donald Trump’s trade truce with Beijing included a pledge to buy billions of dollars of U.S. foodstuffs over the next two years, reopening one of the most important export markets for America’s farm
China Wants Activists to Stay Out of Its War on Pollution

China Wants Activists to Stay Out of Its War on Pollution

Citizen activism in the mold of Greta Thunberg is all but taboo in the world’s biggest polluter.
China’s Finance World Opens Up to Foreigners, Sort Of

China’s Finance World Opens Up to Foreigners, Sort Of

While the trade war was crimping the flow of goods between the U.S. and China, the Chinese government was opening doors in another arena: Inviting more foreign banks, insurance providers and other
China Seeks to Stop Virus Scare From Becoming Political Crisis

China Seeks to Stop Virus Scare From Becoming Political Crisis

A deadly new virus reminiscent of one of China’s biggest public health debacles has the country’s leaders rushing to keep another outbreak from becoming a political crisis.
‘Significant’ Progress Made on Asia Trade Deal: Asean Update

‘Significant’ Progress Made on Asia Trade Deal: Asean Update

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the Trump administration remained “fully committed” to the Indo-Pacific, amid questions over U.S. strategy in the region fueled by the president’s absence from a
China’s Xi Parades Military Hardware Aimed at Countering U.S.

China’s Xi Parades Military Hardware Aimed at Countering U.S.

Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off a parade marking 70 years of Communist rule in China, as pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong planned to upset the celebrations with a series of potentially
Japan Hosts Landmark China Visit Amid Signs of Fresh Tensions

Japan Hosts Landmark China Visit Amid Signs of Fresh Tensions

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Japan on Thursday for the first such visit in nine years, as Asia’s two largest economies seek to preserve economic ties amid trade fights and renewed
China Announces $29 Billion Annual Tax Cut for Small Companies

China Announces $29 Billion Annual Tax Cut for Small Companies

China will reduce the tax burden for small and micro-sized companies by 200 billion yuan ($29 billion) per year for the next three years, the latest government move to aid smaller corporates that are
Fear of Trump Helps Bring Rivals China and Japan Closer Together

Fear of Trump Helps Bring Rivals China and Japan Closer Together

When Shinzo Abe took office six years ago, it would’ve been unthinkable for China’s leaders to roll out the red carpet for him. The Japanese prime minister can thank U.S. President Donald Trump for
China State Researcher Predicts End to Child Birth Restrictions

China State Researcher Predicts End to Child Birth Restrictions

A Chinese government researcher called for lifting limits on the number of children a family can have, in the latest sign that policy makers are considering ending decades of restrictive birth-control
Chinese Parents Panic Over Infant Vaccine Safety

Chinese Parents Panic Over Infant Vaccine Safety

China’s vaccine scandal is sparking protests and panic among parents, with the revelation two drugmakers sold poor-quality vaccines for infants reviving anxiety over the country’s ability to ensure
EU's Tusk Warns Trump Trade Wars Can Lead to ‘Hot Conflicts’

EU's Tusk Warns Trump Trade Wars Can Lead to ‘Hot Conflicts’

European Union President Donald Tusk called on Donald Trump to reform the world order rather than bring it down, warning that trade wars can lead to “hot conflicts.”
China Nobel Winner's Widow Free After German Diplomatic Push

China Nobel Winner's Widow Free After German Diplomatic Push

The widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo was allowed to leave China and travel to Europe, ending her long house arrest after a high-profile German-led diplomatic push.
Merkel Lauds China's Market Opening

Merkel Lauds China's Market Opening

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has praised China for opening its doors to foreign investment, drawing a contrast with the U.S. stance on trade. Her comments followed a meeting with Chinese Premier Li
Merkel Lauds China's Market Opening in Trade Rebuff to Trump

Merkel Lauds China's Market Opening in Trade Rebuff to Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised China for opening up to foreign investment, drawing a contrast with trade conflicts burdening both countries’ relations with the U.S.