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Chinese spending billions on Thai property despite political turbulence

Thailand was the fourth-most-popular country for Chinese property investment in 2018, according to online Chinese real estate portal Juwai.com, with $2.3 billion coming in from Chinese sources......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 11th, 2019

China trade war is costing billions in US tourism spending

Chinese tourists spend more on travel to the U.S. than any other group, but their numbers are waning amid tensions.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 22nd, 2019

Why Greeks Are Turning Against Their Rebel Leader

The Greek crisis that began in 2009 and dragged on for eight years has subsided, thanks to tight government spending and billions in bailouts and writedowns. But the political aftershocks from the country’s worst downturn of the modern era are stil.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 31st, 2019

Mall owners, retailers clash over avalanche of online returns

Mall owners, already squeezed by e-commerce and spending billions on property makeovers to draw shoppers, have a new headache: retailers deducting returns for items bought online from their sales figures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 1st, 2018

Worried about big tech? Chinese giants make America"s look tame

China’s two internet behemoths, Tencent and Alibaba, are spending billions of dollars in an escalating battle to dominate every part of daily life......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 2nd, 2018

Chinese Real-Estate Investors Retreat From U.S. as Political Pressure Mounts

Chinese investors have become net sellers of U.S. commercial property for the first time in a decade, reflecting China’s crackdown on foreign investment and growing tensions between the U.S. and Chinese governments......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 24th, 2018

Build it and they will come: Thai developers pour billions into retail

Thailand's new ultra-luxurious Iconsiam shopping complex opens its doors on Saturday, shrugging off a decline in tourist arrivals and political uncertainty ahead of next year's elections......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Thailand Probes Boat Sinking, With Billions of Chinese Tourist Dollars at Stake

Thai accident investigators have begun a painstaking examination of a pleasure boat that sank in July, killing 47 Chinese tourists, with the goal of winning back the confidence of one of the single biggest contributors to Thailand’s economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Saudi Arabia spending billions to prop up stock market after foreign-relations bungles, including Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia’s government has been spending billions of dollars to quietly prop up its stock market and counter selloffs that have followed repeated political crises in recent months......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2018

Top Chinese Banker Warns Against Buying Property "Because There"s No More Money To Be Made"

Back in 2017, we explained why the "fate of the world economy is in the hands of China's housing bubble." The answer was simple: for the Chinese population, and growing middle class, to keep spending vibrant and borrowing elevated, it had to feel com.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 25th, 2018

Why Chinese investors are looking at Thai real estate

Carrie Law of Juwai.com says Chinese investors are turning their attention toward Southeast Asian property markets, instead of traditionally popular countries like Australia and the U.S......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJan 29th, 2019

India"s growth may decelerate further despite election spending

Billions of dollars of pre-election spending by the Indian government and political parties in the next two months is unlikely to stop the nation's economy from slowing further, economists said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 1st, 2019

Capitol Report: Here’s what David Koch’s death means for conservative political spending

Billionaire David Koch — known for spending on conservative political causes — has passed away, but experts say his death isn’t likely to shake up such spending that much......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2019

Turbulence at Cathay Pacific: China’s threats loom over one of Asia’s leading airlines

Chinese officials have taken aim at Hong Kong’s flagship carrier, subjecting its workers to unprecedented scrutiny and pressure......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 22nd, 2019

Turbulence at Cathay Pacific: China’s threats loom over one of Asia’s leading airlines

The Chinese state has taken aim at Hong Kong’s flagship airline, subjecting its staff to unprecedented scrutiny and pressure......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 22nd, 2019

Twitter Shuts Down 200,000 Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests

Twitter believes China attempted to sow political discord in Hong Kong WASHINGTON — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government.....»»

Category: topSource: timeAug 19th, 2019

Hong Kong Activist Leader Calls For A Run On Chinese Banks Tomorrow

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, Prominent Hong Kong pro-independence political activist Chen Haotian has called for a run on Chinese banks, asking that everyone withdraw their money on the same day. Hao.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 15th, 2019

Huawei Bombshell: Extensive Cyber Spying On Beijing"s Political Opponents In Africa Revealed

A feature full-length WSJ story today confirms Washington's worst fears over controversial Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Though it's been .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 14th, 2019

Asian stocks cheer Trump"s delay of some China tariffs

Asian stocks joined a global equities surge on Wednesday, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports and gave much-needed relief for markets gripped by political and economic turmoil......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 14th, 2019

Asian stocks bounce in relief as Trump delays China tariffs

Asian stocks joined a global equities surge on Wednesday, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports and gave much-needed relief for markets gripped by political and economic turmoil......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 14th, 2019

Stocks bounce, safe havens retreat as Trump delays China tariff

Asian shares joined a global equities rally and safe-haven government bonds pulled back on Wednesday, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports in much-needed relief for markets gripped by political and economic turmoil......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 13th, 2019