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Study says China-backed dam would destroy Mekong

A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 17th, 2018

Study says China-backed dam would destroy Mekong

A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 17th, 2018

Malaysia hopes China will sympathize with its fiscal woes

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he hopes China will sympathize with his country's fiscal problems as he meets with Chinese leaders after suspending multibillion-dollar Beijing-backed projects in his country......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 20th, 2018

Malaysia"s prime minister wants to cancel 2 multibillion-dollar Chinese contracts as his country tries to dig itself out of debt

Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he would try to cancel two multibillion dollar projects backed by China in his country. The projects involve setting up gas pipelines and a r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 13th, 2018

Now Playing in China: Megalo-Don

The special Sino Saturday edition of CEO Daily. In the escalating U.S.-China trade war, the American film industry, so far, has remained unscathed. The Meg, the Warner Bros.-backed shark movie starring Jason Statham and Li Bing B.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 11th, 2018

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Eye Catching Stock

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Eye Catching Stock Alibaba Group plans to merge its food delivery units and raise funds for the combined business, intensifying a battle with Tencent-backed Meituan Dianping for dominance of China.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 9th, 2018

China"s commerce ministry losing staff as trade war rages

The Chinese commerce ministry is seeing a "serious" churn in staffing, partly due to low salaries, state-backed tabloid Global Times reported, citing recent inspections by the country's anti-graft watchdog......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 8th, 2018

Alibaba merging China food delivery units to counter Meituan

Alibaba plans to merge its food delivery units and raise funds for the combined business, intensifying a battle with Tencent-backed Meituan Dianping for dominance of China’s booming on-demand services market, sources told Reuters. Grace Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 7th, 2018

Alibaba merging China food delivery units to counter Tencent-backed Meituan

Alibaba Group plans to merge its food delivery units and raise funds for the combined business, intensifying a battle with Tencent-backed Meituan Dianping for dominance of China's booming on-demand services market, sources told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 7th, 2018

Exclusive: Alibaba merging China food delivery units to counter Tencent-backed Meituan - sources

Alibaba Group plans to merge its food delivery units and raise funds for the combined business, intensifying a battle with Tencent-backed Meituan Dianping for dominance of China's booming on-demand services market, four people told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 7th, 2018

CryptoWatch: Some of investors’ worst fraud concerns around ICOs backed by Penn study

The tool to raise funds for crypto-related ventures, known as initial coin offerings (ICOs), have surged in popularity over the last three years, buoyed in part by the rise in price of the underlying assets known as cryptocurrencies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 6th, 2018

Asia Concerned About Trade War

Asian countries have voiced concern about the potentially devastating impact of a US-China trade war, with ministers calling for the acceleration of talks for a gigantic Beijing-backed free-trade.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 6th, 2018

Congress Passes Defense Bill That"s Tough on China

Lawmakers from both parties backed a defense-policy bill that some say is tougher on China than any in history, as a bipartisan movement to confront Beijing gathers steam......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 1st, 2018

Capitol Report: Why Trump has tamped down trade tensions with Europe but not with China

President Trump keeps raising the stakes in his tense standoff for a fairer trade relationship with China, but he’s backed down for now in his assault on Europe. here’s why......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 30th, 2018

Robots create more jobs than they destroy, study finds

Employment actually grows on net when robots are introduced in an industry but labor’s share of the overall gains is reduced, according to a new study by MIT economics professor David Autor......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 30th, 2018

SoftBank-backed Improbable doubled its valuation to $2 billion after raising $50 million from a Chinese gaming giant

Improbable SoftBank-backed Improbable has raised $50 million via a strategic investment from Chinese gaming giant NetEase. The deal will see Improbable expand to China and give NetEase access to its core SpatialOS game technology. The fun.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2018

Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as U.S. interest wanes

China is Africa’s largest trading partner, and it opened its first military base on the continent last year in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti, which this month launched a China-backed free trade zone it calls the largest in Africa......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 21st, 2018

China big-budget movie pulled after box office flop

A Chinese blockbuster hopeful, backed by Alibaba Pictures Group has been abruptly pulled from cinemas in the country after sinking on its opening weekend at the box office. Ryan Brooks reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018

China Targets U.S. Tech Startups in Investment Loophole

Tighter national security reviews have curbed Chinese deal-making in the U.S., but a new study shows China is pouring money into cutting-edge American technologies at a record pace this year through loosely regulated venture capital investments......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 16th, 2018

EU chief Donald Tusk urges US, Russia and China not to start trade wars and destroy world order that has brought peace

EU chief Donald Tusk urges US, Russia and China not to start trade wars and destroy world order that has brought peace......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 16th, 2018

Malaysia halts a big China-backed infrastructure project

Malaysia has put the brakes on a massive China-backed rail project, citing excessive costs......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJul 5th, 2018