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China has canceled planned trade discussions with the U.S. amid rising tensions and new tariffs, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
A high speed train service linking Hong Kong to southern China gets started on Sunday. Officials see it as a major breakthrough in convenience with important economic benefits, while critics in Hong Kong say it marks an erosion of its autonomy.
It is said that the best way to predict the future is to design it. Projections show that by 2050 society will require double the Earth’s available resources.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be forced to make some trade compromises when he meets U.S. President Donald Trump in New York next week.
Washington "will likely be unimpressed by the specifics announced in Pyongyang, which means the hard work remains for the U.S. negotiators," according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average also reached a new high since January and the S&P 500 surged to a new record.
Chinese tech companies are recognizing that Bahrain is a great hub for e-commerce, says Simon Galpin of the Bahrain Economic Development Board.
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma likened the tech giant to a child he had nurtured and who had now grown up, gone to college and must face society's tests alone.
Escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China could force emerging markets to implement structural reforms, according Suyi Kim, head of Asia Pacific at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
China was currently facing "greater difficulties" in keeping its economy stable, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.
P&G said its shaving subsidiary will immediately stop buying the hair and sell off its existing inventory, which ranges in price from $30 for an entry-level brush to $250 for its Silvertip Engraved brush.
The issues at stake are so complex so "we can expect that there's going to be a deadlock for some time," said Timothy Stratford, a former assistant U.S. trade representative for China affairs.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said claims that the recent slide of the yuan against the U.S. dollar was an intentional policy decision from Beijing were "simply not true."
The world's second-largest economy will "outlast" its tariff war with Washington and "emerge stronger," the China Daily newspaper said in an editorial.
Beijing retaliated by slapping duties on approximately $60 billion of U.S. goods after the Washington imposed tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports.
Yusaku Maezawa owns Japan's largest online fashion retailer, Zozotown — and he'll turn his trip to the moon into an art project.
Investors have been bracing for more pressures, explains Tan Min Lan of UBS Global Wealth Management.
Millennial and female investors are especially drawn to the sector, explains Tan Min Lan of UBS Global Wealth Management
Skills and liabilities are the main obstacles preventing companies from taking on AI deployment, says Harriet Green of IBM Asia Pacific.