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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trump Tweets Another ‘Game of Thrones’ Meme and HBO Isn’t Happy

"We still prefer our intellectual property not be used for political purposes.” President Donald Trump drew a rebuke from HBO after he invoked another "Game of Thrones" me.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 18th, 2019

China’s economy again defies predictions of trouble

Although analysts are skeptical about Chinese data, and although the figures showed the growth was fueled largely by unsustainable government spending, new figures underscore the resilience of the world’s second-largest economy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 17th, 2019

China’s economy again defies Trump’s predictions of trouble

Although analysts are skeptical about Chinese data, and although the figures showed the growth was fueled largely by unsustainable government spending, new figures underscore the resilience of the world’s second-largest economy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 17th, 2019

ASML says it suffered intellectual property theft, rejects "Chinese" label

Dutch ASML said on Thursday it had been the victim of corporate espionage in 2015 involving employees from countries including China but said it had not been the target of any "national conspiracy"......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2019

Caroline Baum: Modern Monetary Theory flunks the smell test

Modern Monetary Theorists may believe their hype about federal spending, but why, oh why would anyone assign the most important economic-management function to the political class? asks Caroline Baum......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2019

China developer Soho wins "feng shui" lawsuit against blog who claimed its property was unlucky

A Chinese court ruled that a blog operator must apologize and pay nearly $30,000 to real estate developer Soho China for reputational damage......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcApr 11th, 2019

Chinese Love Vietnam Property for All the Wrong Reasons

The market for luxury apartments looks a lot like the mainland’s did 10 years ago. Investors lured by the familiar aspects should think again......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 8th, 2019

The Wild Beasts of Chinese Real Estate Are Growing Up

The country’s property developers are thriving again after being whacked by the deleveraging campaign. And they’re showing real discipline on cash......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 2nd, 2019

This is Washington’s Plan B on Huawei

U.S. officials have warned the company will gather intelligence and steal intellectual property for the Chinese government......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 2nd, 2019

When the Going Gets Tough, Thailand’s Billions Get Going

Entrepreneurs tend to invest abroad during times of political uncertainty. The latest election could prove no exception. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 1st, 2019

Bayer keeps Roundup faith after losing second cancer trial

Bayer AG vowed to keep defending its weedkiller Roundup after losing a second trial over claims it causes cancer, indicating that the embattled company isn’t yet ready to consider spending billions of dollars to settle thousands of similar lawsuits......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 28th, 2019