New Zealand and China are butting heads over Beijing"s growing influence

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2018

Tensions between Australia and China are growing as Canberra looks for a way to limit Beijing"s growing influence

Lintao Zhang/Getty Images SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's relationship with top trading partner China faces a testing two weeks as Canberra prepares to pass laws designed to limit Beijing's influence in domestic affairs amid pressure on some.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2018

New Zealand to boost Pacific aid as China"s influence grows

New Zealand is significantly boosting the amount of aid money it spends in the Pacific as international concern rises about China's growing influence in the region......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 8th, 2018

New Zealand boosts Pacific aid as China"s influence grows

New Zealand is significantly boosting the amount of aid money it spends in the Pacific as international concern rises about China's growing influence in the region......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 8th, 2018

Canada"s China Envoy Questions U.S. Position in Huawei Case

Canada’s ambassador to China cast doubt on the U.S. legal case to have Huawei Technologies Co.’s chief financial officer extradited, underscoring the growing unease in Ottawa about its role in the geopolitical feud between Washington and Beijing......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 24th, 2019

Watch: Nomura"s McElligott Dishes On China"s Slowdown, His CTA Model & Why Traders Should Fear The Steepener

In the years after the financial crisis, as central banks engineered a blissfully uninterrupted rally in risk assets, investors could easily afford to remain ignorant of the growing influence of s.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 21st, 2019

China"s Confidence Rises in Its Military, U.S. Says

China’s military ambitions have given its leaders growing confidence about their capabilities, according to a new U.S. assessment that warns that Beijing may believe it can wage a regional conflict while maintaining its expanded global presence......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 16th, 2019

As world economy stumbles into 2019, eyes turn to China

Ten years after China helped stave off the threat of a global depression with a huge stimulus plan, investors are looking once again toward Beijing as the world economy heads for a slowdown, or worse, in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Trade Tensions Take a Toll on China"s Economy

China’s economy is slowing faster than expected as Beijing this week heads into a crucial new round of negotiations with the U.S. over trade......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 7th, 2019

A Chill From Beijing Buffets China"s Tech Sector

After years of thriving under Beijing’s relatively light hand, China’s fast-growing technology sector is facing an unfamiliar situation: stepped-up government scrutiny......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 28th, 2018

Scholars Warn of Chinese Influence Efforts in U.S.

A report by 32 China experts says an array of Chinese government-led efforts to make U.S. universities, media, think tanks and companies more sympathetic to Beijing threatens democratic processes......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 29th, 2018

Pacific Rim summit highlights strained China-US relations

A meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea has highlighted divisions between global powers the U.S. and China and a growing competition for influence in the usually neglected South Pacific......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 18th, 2018

US, allies to bring electricity to most of Papua New Guinea

The U.S., Japan, New Zealand and Australia say they'll bring electricity to 70 percent of Papua New Guinea's people by 2030, boosting the West's response to growing Chinese influence in the South Pacific......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 17th, 2018

Fiji Coup Leader"s Re-Election Is Boon for China

In Fiji’s election, former military leader Frank Bainimarama looks to have won the vote, an outcome likely to entrench China’s growing influence in the South Pacific......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 15th, 2018

U.S. Fights China for Influence in Asia, One Project at a Time

The U.S. has a new strategy aimed at ramping up investment in Asia to vie with Chinese President Xi Jinping’s overseas infrastructure-building spree, as Beijing grapples with setbacks to its sprawling program......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 14th, 2018

A banker"s woe: Chinese wealth may get harder to snag for global bankers

News of a foreign wealth manager being denied exit from China last week is raising concerns for global private banks, as they seek to tap trillions of dollars of wealth offshore in the face of Beijing's growing curbs on overseas investments and outflows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 24th, 2018

China Exerting "Unprecedented Effort" To Influence American Opinions Amid "Pandemic" Of Cyber Threats: DHS Secretary

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Wednesday sought to further clarify the US position on Chinese influence operations, after President Trump implied that Beijing might try and influence upcoming elec.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 10th, 2018

Pence to Step Up U.S. Criticism of Beijing

Vice President Mike Pence will deliver a stinging rebuke to China in a speech scheduled for Thursday in which he will take aim at what he says are Beijing’s attempts to influence U.S. elections and global politics......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjOct 4th, 2018

Trump Accuses China of Trying to Interfere in U.S. Elections

President Trump accused China of “attempting to interfere” in the 2018 midterm elections in a speech to the United Nations, saying that Beijing doesn’t want his party to win because of their growing trade dispute......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 26th, 2018

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

Hong Kong on Saturday opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but also raises concerns about Beijing's creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 22nd, 2018

Democracy Adrift: Maldives Election Tests China"s Widening Grip

A battle for influence between China and the world’s largest democracies will come to a head on Sunday when the president of the Maldives, who has embraced Beijing and jailed his foes, seeks re-election......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 20th, 2018