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Yellen warns China industrial subsidies pose risk to world economy
by Beiyi Seow - April 7, 2024 - 12:12pm
US Treasury chief Janet Yellen warned during a visit to China on Friday that Beijing's subsidies for industry could pose a risk to global economic resilience.
Pandas and partnership: Was Xi's US trip a success?
by Beiyi Seow - November 18, 2023 - 6:38pm
In a whirlwind US trip this week, Chinese President Xi Jinping held long talks with President Joe Biden, got a standing ovation from top business leaders, and even hinted there could be more pandas on the way to...
China ready to be 'partner and friend' of US — Xi
by Beiyi Seow - November 16, 2023 - 4:48pm
China is "ready to be a partner and friend of the United States," President Xi Jinping told US business leaders on Wednesday, as concerns mount over the country's slowing economy.
APEC finance chiefs agree to grow economies with eye on sustainability
by Beiyi Seow - November 14, 2023 - 5:18pm
Leaders of Asia-Pacific economies want to boost output with an eye on issues like reducing inequality and protecting the environment, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Monday.
US budget deficit widens to $1.7 trillion on lower tax revenue
by Beiyi Seow - October 22, 2023 - 10:35am
The US budget deficit has widened to $1.7 trillion, government data showed on Friday, in a development that could add pressure on President Joe Biden as he seeks reelection in 2024.
Ford executive chair calls for end of auto strike
by Beiyi Seow - October 17, 2023 - 12:14pm
Auto giant Ford's executive chairman on Monday urged workers to end their month-long strike, warning a prolonged stoppage could have a major economic impact.
'Barbenheimer' frenzy hits North American cinemas
by Beiyi Seow - July 23, 2023 - 9:19am
Both movies are off to strong starts with the cotton candy-hued "Barbie" bringing in $22.3 million from previews and "Oppenheimer" $10.5 million, said Daniel Loria, editorial director at Boxoffice Pro.
Yellen says visit helps put US-China ties on 'surer footing'
by Beiyi Seow - July 10, 2023 - 8:02am
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday that her talks with top Chinese officials have helped put ties on "surer footing", as she wrapped up a trip aimed at stabilising fraught relations between the two biggest...
Yellen says visit helps put US-China ties on 'surer footing'
by Beiyi Seow - July 9, 2023 - 3:57pm
During her four-day trip—which came on the heels of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit—Yellen stressed the need for healthy economic competition and improved communication, and urged cooperation...
Yellen to discuss US-China ties, American firms' worries
by Beiyi Seow - July 7, 2023 - 10:19am
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen begins a full day of meetings in Beijing on Friday, with strained US-China ties, American businesses' concerns and the global economic outlook on her agenda.
Yellen heads to China as US seeks to stabilize ties
by Beiyi Seow - July 6, 2023 - 9:48am
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is due to arrive in Beijing on Thursday, kicking off a high-level visit aimed at improving communication and stabilizing the tense relationship between the world's top two eco...
Yellen to visit China, raising need to 'responsibly manage' ties
by Beiyi Seow - July 3, 2023 - 8:46am
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is set to visit Beijing this week, the United States said Sunday, marking the second trip by a cabinet official to China since ties between the world's top two economies deteriorated...
Chinese shopping app Temu wows US amid TikTok fears
by Beiyi Seow - April 10, 2023 - 9:57am
Temu topped US app download rankings in early April, a spot it held since January, but its rapid rise comes as platforms with links to China face growing scrutiny and when a ban on youth favorite TikTok appears increasingly...
Squeezed by high costs, US tenants grapple with eviction
by Beiyi Seow - April 2, 2023 - 9:37am
"Rents are a lot higher than they were. Inflation has made food more expensive... The money that families had before is just being stretched much more thinly," Mary Horner, senior staff attorney at Legal Services...
US Fed unveils smaller rate hike but signals inflation fight not over
by Beiyi Seow - February 2, 2023 - 7:47am
America's Federal Reserve slowed its pace of interest rate hikes Wednesday, tempering an aggressive campaign to rein in costs as inflation cools, but signaled the battle is not yet over.
Taiwan accuses China of simulating invasion as US relations nosedive
by Beiyi Seow - August 6, 2022 - 11:32am
Taiwan accused the Chinese army of simulating an attack on its main island, as Beijing doubled down on its retaliation for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei after announcing a suspension of cooperation...
China to stage major drills around Taiwan after Pelosi visit
by Beiyi Seow - August 4, 2022 - 10:12am
China is due on Thursday to kick off its largest-ever military exercises encircling Taiwan, in a show of force straddling vital international shipping lanes following a visit to the self-ruled island by US House...
China growth slumps to 0.4% in second quarter
by Beiyi Seow - July 15, 2022 - 10:54am
China's economy grew just 0.4 percent in the second quarter, a two-year low.
Fresh COVID outbreaks put millions under lockdown in China
by Beiyi Seow - July 7, 2022 - 8:32am
Tens of millions of people were under lockdown across China on Wednesday and businesses in a major tourist city were forced to close as fresh Covid-19 clusters sparked fears of wider restrictions.
China growth slides to 4.9% in third quarter
by Beiyi Seow - October 18, 2021 - 10:48am
China's economic growth tumbled more than expected in the third quarter, official data showed Monday.
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