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  • Foxconn and Apple face controversy over student worker overtime claims Teens say a school made them intern at Foxconn, but Apple says it was voluntary. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Skype is the latest messaging app to disappear from Chinese app stores Skype falls victim to China’s strict cybersecurity laws and Internet regulations. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Apple Has Removed Skype From App Store in China to Comply With Local Law Microsoft has confirmed that Skype has been “temporarily removed” from the App Store on iPhone and iPad, according to a statement given to The New York Times. Apple told The New York Times that it was forced to remove a number of voice and video cal… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • How China made Victoria’s Secret a pawn in its ruthless global game | Paul Mason The lingerie brand’s star model Gigi Hadid got into trouble over a gaffe that a more seasoned business traveller to China might have anticipated. So what hope for future forays into this repressive state?As a movie plot, it would work better for Johnny… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • In Zimbabwe it’s hello China, goodbye Britain | Letters Zimbabwe is one of many countries where China is acquiring an overseas empire of investment and influence, says Otto InglisOne aspect of the coup d’etat in Zimbabwe (Chaos in Zimbabwe after Mugabe refuses to resign, 20 November) is highly significant f… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Tencent becomes the first Chinese tech firm valued over $500B  Tencent has became the first Chinese company to be valued at more than $500 billion. Shares of the 19-year-old company, which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, rallied to reach HK$418.80 to give it a market cap of HK$3.99 billion which t… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Tencent’s profit surges 69% thanks to its thriving games business  Tencent, Asia’s highest-valued technology company, has smashed analyst forecasts for its Q3 2017 after it posted a profit of 18 billion RMB ($2.7 billion) on revenue of 65.2 billion RMB ($9.8 billion). That blew past expectations of 15.7 bi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Qualcomm announces investment in Mobike and eight other Chinese startups  Qualcomm is continuing its charm offensive in China, a critical market where it has suffered hard blows in recent years including a $1 billion anti-trust fine, after it announced a flurry of new investments. These are chaotic times for Qualcomm, … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Amazon’s AWS business is reportedly pulling out of China  It looks like Amazon is removing itself from the Chinese cloud services industry on account of stringent new data laws that went live in the country earlier this year. The U.S. company has agreed to sell its China-based web services business to B… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • China gets head start on United States in contest for Southeast Asian money Money talks, and this is what it’s saying about how the U.S. and China stack up against each other in Southeast Asia Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • China’s second largest e-commerce firm just showed Alibaba has serious competition  Alibaba invented China’s biggest shopping day — 11/11 aka Single’s Day — and it dominates the headlines with record sales year-on-year, but another company just stepped out to remind us that others are busy trying to close… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • China just made a historic move to open its financial system to the world New rules will give global financial companies unprecedented access to the world’s second-largest economy Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Ambitious new media firm ByteDance is no longer a secret outside of China  ByteDance is a name that is about to become very familiar to everyone in international tech circles. Really it should already be. It is valued at $20 billion and its flagship Toutiao news reader app is one of China’s fastest growing interne… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Trump attacks countries ‘cheating’ America at Apec summit US president’s tirade against predatory economic policies comes just hours after he heaped praise on China Donald Trump has abruptly ended the diplomatic streak he displayed on his 12-day tour of Asia by launching a tirade against “violations, cheating… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Ford will launch a new brand of electric cars just for China Ford and Zotye are investing more than $750 million in the new joint-venture. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Financial tech startup WeLab raises $220M from investors including Alibaba, the IFC and Credit Suisse  WeLab, an financial tech startup that operates online lending platforms in Hong Kong and China, has raised $220 million in combined equity and debt financing. The round, which WeLab says is its Series B+, brings its total funding so far to $425 m… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • China’s central bank boss warns of ‘sudden, contagious and hazardous’ financial risks China’s financial system is becoming significantly more vulnerable due to high leverage Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Apple’s revenues in China are growing again  Apple’s blockbuster Q4 pushed the company’s valuation to $900 billion, but it also saw the firm return to growth in key market China following a challenging past couple of years. Analysts already reported that Apple saw shipment growt… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Didi Chuxing will build its own electric vehicle charging network  Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-sharing company, will form a joint venture to build its own charging network for electric cars. In an announcement today, Didi Chuxing co-founder and chief executive officer Cheng Wei said that the infrast… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Elon Musk says Tesla’s China factory could begin production in roughly three years  Tesla officially confirmed its plans to set up a manufacturing facility in China last week, and now we know a bit more about what it’s planning to do in the key market in terms of production. A the time, Tesla wouldn’t say much more b… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Tim Cook Visits China Where iPhone Sales Finally Rebounded Last Quarter After Lengthy Skid Apple chief Tim Cook was among a group of leaders who met China’s President Xi Jinping on Monday at an annual gathering of advisers to the Tsinghua University business school in the capital Beijing, according to Reuters. Apple declined to comment … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Global economic health at stake as China tries to hold sneeze The country is forecast to contribute more than a third of global growth this year, but its borrowing continues to rise and climbed to about 260 per cent of the economy’s size by the end of 2016 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Global economy’s health at stake as China tries to hold a sneeze The world’s second-largest economy is now trying to ward off the sniffles. While output is still growing apace, much of that has been fueled by a massive buildup of credit Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • HSBC first foreign bank approved to lead offerings by non-financial issuers in China’s domestic market China takes another small step on the path of opening up its capital markets Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • iPhone 8 launch propels Apple to growth in China after 18 months of sales dips  Apple is finally back to growth in China. The company has broken a run of sales decreases that stretches back six quarters thanks to promising early signs for the newly released iPhone 8, according to a new report from Canalys. The analyst firm r… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • As Trump turns his back on the world, the stage is set for President Xi | Larry Elliott The newly emboldened Chinese leader will exploit US isolationism, giving America its first serious challenge since the collapse of the Soviet UnionIt was a symbolic moment. High in the Swiss Alps, before an audience of the super-rich gathered for their… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Chinese social media giant Weibo is raising $700M to fund acquisitions  Weibo, the Twitter-like Chinese social network that is profitable unlike Twitter, is raising $700 million as it looks for acquisitions to continue the rocket ship growth its business has seen in 2017. The Beijing-based company, which is listed on… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • U.S. Senators Ask Apple Why VPN Apps Were Removed From China App Store Two U.S. senators have written to Apple CEO Tim Cook asking why the company removed third-party VPN apps from its App Store in China (via CNBC). Reports that Apple had pulled the VPN apps first arrived in July, following regulations passed earlier in t… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • “Security concerns” lead to LTE service shutdown on Chinese Apple Watches The Chinese government doesn’t know what to do with eSIMs yet. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Apple Watch Series 3 Facing LTE Setbacks in China, Likely Due to Government ‘Security Concerns’ The cellular capabilities of the Apple Watch Series 3 remain unavailable to new carrier plan subscribers in China, after having been “abruptly cut off…without explanation” just one week after the device’s launch in September. A new report published today by The Wall Street Journal has looked into the LTE setbacks faced by the Apple Watch ...
  • WeChat begins censoring users ahead of China’s National Party Congress  Expect to see plenty of censorship news coming out of China over the next week. The country’s National Congress is a hugely influential political summit that takes place every five years and includes the selection of central party leadership. It is also a time when Chinese censors are on high alert, particularly when it comes to ...
  • WeChat begins censoring users ahead of China’s National Party Congress  Expect to see plenty of censorship news coming out of China over the next week. The country’s National Congress is a hugely influential political summit that takes place every five years and includes the selection of central party leadership. It is also a time when Chinese censors are on high alert, particularly when it comes to ...
  • World markets climb, oil jumps on Iraq tensions – business live European markets move higher but Spain lags on Catalonia independence uncertainty, Chinese inflation jumps and oil climbs on new supply concerns 9.01am BST Over to Spain, and the Madrid government believes the Catalan letter on possible independence is not sufficient, according to El Mundo: Spanish Justice Minister says that Puigdemont’s letter is not a valid answer https://t.co/xPEotK16d5 Because ...
  • World markets hits fresh highs as Chinese imports surge – business live All the day’s economic and financial news, as new Chinese trade figures beat expectations Chinese imports surge by 18.7%, suggesting strong demand MSCI World Index hits new peak FTSE 100 hit new closing high last night Coming up: US inflation; IMF meeting 9.01am BST China’s trade with North Korea slumped in September, according to today’s trade data, in a sign ...
  • Logistics on-demand startup Lalamove raises $100M as it approaches a $1B valuation  Unicorns are like buses for Hong Kong. After living in the shadow of other cities and waiting around for its first, it now has (almost) two billion-dollar companies within months… and in the same space. GoGoVan became the country’s first unicorn in September following a merger deal with China-based 58 Suyun, and now Lalamove — another Hong ...
  • Why ARKit will make more money than ARCore or Camera Effects (for now)  After the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and ARKit launches, it’s clearer than ever that Apple owns the four waves of augmented reality. But Google’s launch of ARCore has the startup CEOs, corporates and VCs Digi-Capital works with confused (not to mention Facebook Camera Effects). While there are technical/performance differences between the platforms, they’re more alike ...
  • As US launches DDoS attacks, N. Korea gets more bandwidth—from Russia Fast pipe from Vladivostok gives N. Korea more Internet in face of US cyber Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • iPhone Movie ‘The Great Buddha+’ Receives Ten Golden Horse Nominations Taiwanese movie “The Great Buddha+”, a dark comedy shot extensively on an iPhone 6 Plus, has picked up ten nominations in the Golden Horse Awards, including best feature film and best new director (via Variety). Directed by Huang Hsin-yao and produced and lensed by acclaimed photographer Chung Mung-hong, the black-and-white film follows the voyeuristic antics of ...
  • First China, now South Korea has banned ICOs  South Korea has banned ICOs, the up-and-coming method of raising funding via crypto tokens, due to concerns over the potential for financial scams. China’s Central Bank became the first to outlaw ICOs, which are also known as token sales, in a move made earlier this month and now Korea is following suit. Companies from across ...
  • First China, now South Korea has banned ICOs  South Korea has banned ICOs, the up-and-coming method of raising funding via crypto tokens, due to concerns over the potential for financial scams. China’s Central Bank became the first to outlaw ICOs, which are also known as token sales, in a move made earlier this month and now Korea is following suit. Companies from across ...
  • China orders North Korean businesses closed under UN sanctions China is North Korea’s main trading partner, making Beijing’s co-operation essential to the success of sanctions aimed at stopping the North’s pursuit of weapons technology Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • WhatsApp blocked in China, though past bans proved temporary  WhatsApp has been widely blocked in mainland China by the country’s government, with text messaging as well as photo and video sharing not currently functional. However, WhatsApp had previously been blocked in the country and saw those blocks lifted within a few days, so it’s unclear how long the chat app may remain inaccessible. Read ...
  • S&P cuts China’s credit rating for the first time since 1999 on debt concerns The cut will “have a relatively big impact on Chinese enterprises since corporate ratings can’t be higher than the sovereign rating,” said Xia Le, an economist at Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Huawei Ad Teases ‘The Real AI Phone’, Mocks Facial Recognition in Clear Dig at Apple Chinese mobile maker Huawei has taken to trolling Apple in a new Facebook ad that pokes fun at the iPhone X’s neural engine and urges people to wait for “the real AI phone” – a reference to its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Mate 10, set to debut next month. The short ad takes aim at Apple’s ...
  • SoftBank Group will buy a 5% stake in ZhongAn, China’s first online-only insurance agency  SoftBank Group has agreed to be a cornerstone investor in the initial public offering of ZhongAn, China’s first online-only insurance agency, on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange today. SoftBank Group will buy a 5 percent stake in the company, or about 72 million shares, at the offer price, which is in the range of HKD ...
  • It looks like China is shutting down its blockchain economy Leaked regulation orders Chinese Bitcoin exchanges to shut down. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Chinese Firm Didi Now Accepts Apple Pay Across its Ride-Hailing Services Chinese ride-hailing company Didi has added Apple Pay as a payment option to the full range of its personal mobility services (via TechCrunch). Apple’s mobile payment platform can now be used to fund Didi Express, Didi Luxe, Didi Premier, and ofo, a partner bicycle rental service embedded into the main Didi app. Image via Technode Support of the digital wallet adds another ...
  • Crunch Report | The Many Faces of SpaceX Explosions SpaceX releases a fail video showing all of its explosions, marijuana delivery startup Eaze raises $27 million, Nestlé buys a majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee and BTC China is suspending trading. All this on Crunch Report! Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • The first of China’s top bitcoin exchanges has announced it will suspend trading  A number of China’s top bitcoin exchanges are preparing to suspend their services following instructions from the government. BTC China, one of the country’s top three, became the first to officially make the move after it announced today that will stop all trading for China-based customers from September 30. The company said other services, including ...
  • Shell eyes Asia, aims to expand electric vehicle recharging at fuel stations Shell, the world’s biggest fuel station operator, sees fossil fuel growth in China, India, Mexico Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • China joins the growing movement to ban gasoline and diesel cars The internal combustion engine’s days are numbered. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • China gears up to ban diesel and petrol cars in coming decades China’s the world’s largest auto market with 25.53 million cars and light vehicles sold in the country last year, according to industry analysts JATO Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • Weibo users given one-week warning to provide real names  The 340 million users of Sina Weibo, China’s popular microblogging service, have been given one week to link their accounts to a real name. The crackdown is being conducted in order to comply with new government rules restricting anonymous online conversation. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend ...
  • Apple Facing Struggle to Convince Chinese Smartphone Users to Switch Allegiance [Updated] Apple is facing an uphill struggle in its attempts to wean Chinese smartphone users off cheaper rival devices in a saturated mobile market, according to a new Bloomberg report. With Apple gearing up to sell its most ambitious but most expensive iPhone yet, local competitors like Huawei, Oppo, and Xiaomi are already poised to compete by ...
  • Crunch Report | China’s Central Bank Puts a Ban on ICOs China’s central bank puts a ban on ICOs, the next generation of the Lily drone is here, WhatsApp for Business is launching and Alphabet creates a new holding company to complete 2015 corporate reorganization. All this on Crunch Report! Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Bitcoin falls as China bans initial coin offerings Unregulated initial coin offerings have raised hundreds of millions of dollars. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Can robots help the U.S. get its economic mojo back?  We only have to look at the top three most competitive countries to understand what’s driving economic growth for their businesses and prosperity for their citizens; the common thread is aggressive adoption of automation. These countries consider robots the fuel that will ignite business growth, enable humans to do more productive and meaningful work, and expand ...
  • China has banned ICOs  It is looking like a new era is coming for ICOs, at least those in China for now. In the U.S., the SEC has issued official warnings around the risks of ICOs, also known as token sales, but the Chinese government looks set to beat it to implementing regulation around the rapidly growing fundraising option. ...
  • Alibaba debuts ‘smile to pay’ facial recognition payments at KFC in China  China is streets ahead when it comes to digital payments. The latest leap is facial recognition technology that allows a customer to pay by literally flashing a smile. Alibaba’s Ant Financial affiliate launched the ‘smile to pay’ service in Huangzhou, the location of the company’s global HQ, where it is being trialled with KFC. As ...
  • Apple Now Accepts WeChat Pay in China In a statement sent to multiple Chinese media outlets today, Apple said iPhone and iPad users in China can now use WeChat Pay as a payment method for App Store and Apple Music purchases.”We are glad to offer users in mainland China the option of WeChat… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • China doubles down on real-name registration laws, forbidding anonymous online posts  China’s crackdown on Internet freedom is getting even more intense. Last Friday, the country’s top Internet censor announced a new set of regulations (link via Google Translate) meant to eliminate posts by anonymous users on Internet forums and other platforms. The Cyberspace Administration of China will start enforcing those rules on Oct. 1. Read More Share ...
  • Two ex-Googlers are using AI to guarantee interviews for tech job seekers  Two former Googlers are guaranteeing workers in the tech industry that they get interviews with their dreamer employers thanks to artificial intelligence. The past year or so has seen AI deployed to tackle a broad range of issues, and with their startup Leap.ai, ex-Google engineers Richard Liu and Yunkai Zhou believe it can be used to crack ...
  • Trump’s trade policy on China won’t win its help on North Korea | Jeffrey Frankel The president is threatening to erect new trade barriers against China just when he needs its aid to rein in the Kim regimeFor years, Americans have misunderstood the nuclear threat from North Korea, misjudging how to address it. They have also misunde… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Coal in decline: Adani in question and Australia out of step Special report: India and China are shifting away from coal imports and coal-fired power while a mega-mine is planned for Queensland. Where does this leave coal in Australia? Coal in decline: an industry on life support Support our independent journalism and critical reporting on energy and the environment by giving a one-off or monthly contribution The Paris-based ...
  • Baidu confirms sale of its food delivery business to rival Ele.me  The online food ordering-and-delivery market, once very hot, appears to be cooling down a little in China. Today Baidu, the country’s search giant, announced an exit from the business: Baidu has sold its Xiaodu food delivery subsidiary (which operates under the Waimai brand) to Rajax, which operates Ele.me, China’s leading food delivery business that is ...
  • China’s Great Wall says it’s watching Fiat Chrysler, but no talks between companies yet China’s largest sport utility vehicle (SUV) manufacturer said on Monday the company was interested in all or part of FCA, owner of the Jeep and Ram truck brands Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • China moves to curb overseas acquisitions as firms’ debt levels rise Beijing imposes restrictions to try to stem global buying spree that has included entertainment firms and football clubs The Chinese government has served notice on the country’s foreign investment spree in football clubs, skyscrapers and Hollywood as it moves to curb rising levels of debt among domestic companies. The announcement of restrictions in a range of sectors ...
  • Alibaba, Tencent, Didi and other tech firms pour $12B into mobile operator China Unicom  China is about to take net neutrality to the next level after a group of influential tech companies that includes Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Didi Chuxing and JD.com agreed to invest nearly $12 billion into state-run mobile operator China Unicom. China Unicom is the country’s second largest operator with 269 million mobile customers, which makes it one ...
  • At ITC hearing, two US solar manufacturers ask for tariffs on imported cells Solar industry isn’t with the manufacturers, says tariffs will kill US jobs. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • IMF warns China over ‘dangerous’ growth in debt Washington-based fund says pursuit of growth at any cost risks sharp slowdown or financial crisis China’s credit-fuelled economic strategy has been branded as dangerous by the International Monetary Fund in a strongly-worded statement warning that its approach risks financial turmoil. The IMF used its annual health check on the world’s second biggest economy to stress that faster ...
  • Beijing’s public transport system gets an app for paying fares — but Apple isn’t invited  Apple continues to be locked out of China’s massive mobile payments space. The latest reminder came this week when Beijing’s transportation system opened up to smartphone payments… via an Android app. Already Tencent’s WeChat Pay and Alibaba’s Alipay services dominate China’s mobile payment space, which is estimated to have processed $3 trillion last year,… Read ...
  • Markets move higher as Japanese growth beats forecasts – business live Trump could struggle to meet economic targets – S&P European markets open higher after last week’s turmoil Japanese economy grows faster than forecast 8.28am BST President Trump has problems everywhere – from the tensions with North Korea to the death of a woman at a weekend anti-racism rally – and his economic plans could also be in trouble. That’s ...
  • How the crash discredited the Anglo-US democratic model | Will Hutton Authoritarian China is now an economic blueprint for Zuma and Maduro Ten years ago this week, it became clear that the dread event – a run on one bank that will create a malevolent impact on others – was under way. A US investment bank had a few weeks earlier summarily closed some of its property-based ...
  • Chinese Developers File Antitrust Complaint Against Apple for ‘Monopolistic Behavior’ A group of 28 developers in China have enlisted a local law firm to file a complaint against Apple in a case alleging that the company engaged in “monopolistic behavior” during some of the actions it has taken to regulate the App Store in China (via The Wall Street Journal). Lin Wei, an attorney with ...
  • McDonald’s plans to nearly double restaurants in China McDonad’s plans to have 4,500 restaurants in China by 2022, up from 2,500 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...