-China Strikes

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump – The New York Times

Business|China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump ImageWang Shouwen, the Chinese vice minister of commerce and deputy China international trade representative, in Beijing on Sunday. The Trump administration’s latest efforts to ramp up pressure on China “show very clearly who should take responsibility” for the current state of trade relations, he said.CreditCreditWu Hong/EPA, via […]

Thirty years

Thirty years after Tiananmen, protesters’ goals further away than ever – Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – Three decades after China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, increased government suppression of rights activism has pushed the demonstrators’ original goals further away than ever. FILE PHOTO: Thousands of people take park in a candlelight vigil to mark the 27th anniversary of the crackdown of pro-democracy […]

Amazon heightened

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators – The Washington Post

Antitrust regulators have divvied up oversight of Amazon and Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department. An agreement by U.S. regulators puts Amazon under closer watch by the Federal Trade Commission. (Gabby Jones/Bloomberg News) Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy June 1 at 11:12 […]


Voicemail shows Trump lawyer asking Flynn’s for ‘heads up’ during Mueller probe – Fox News

President Trump’s one-time attorney asked Michael Flynn’s lawyer for a “heads up” if the former national security adviser intended to give Special Counsel Robert Mueller information damaging to the commander-in-chief, according to a transcript of a voicemail released Friday. In the November 2017 phone call, John Dowd said the president was sympathetic to Flynn, whose legal team […]