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20 September, 2018 5:30 AM Alibaba's Jack Ma Says 1 Million US Jobs Pledge Thwarted by US-China Trade Row

Alibaba founder Jack Ma said his ambitious pledge to create one million jobs in the US had been scuppered by the trade row between Beijing and Washington, Chinese state news reported Thursday. The billionaire owner of China's largest online shopping portal made the headline-grabbing promise to Donald Trump last year, as Beijing courted the then-newly 104

18 September, 2018 1:48 PM Trump Accuses China Of Trying To Use Trade War To "Impact" US Election

Donald Trump's comments came a day after he targeted another $200 billion in Chinese imports with tariffs starting next week, drawing an immediate vow of retaliation from Beijing President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused China of seeking to influence upcoming US elections by taking aim at his political support base in the countries' escalating trade 46

18 September, 2018 7:44 AM Trade war impact on China's economy not big, but stocks, FX need to be watched: Central bank adviser

European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis said at the same conference that multilateral trade systems needed to be preserved. The impact on China's economy from Beijing's and Washington's ongoing trade war is not significant, but the impact on stock and currency markets needs to be watched, an adviser to China's central bank said on Tuesday 38

16 September, 2018 5:59 AM US To Impose Tariffs On $200 Billion In Chinese Goods: Reports

US President Donald Trump has decided to impose tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports and could make the announcement in the coming days, US media reported. Citing anonymous sources, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal reported that the tariffs would be set at 10 percent. Trump has already imposed 25 percent tariffs on steel imports 47

13 September, 2018 7:09 PM US NSA says risk of Pak nukes in terrorist's hands reason for cut in military aid

US fears that nuclear weapons in Pakistan could fall into the hands of terrorists. The United States recently cut $300 million in military aid to Pakistan and the Trump administration may have had substantial reasons to do so. According to National Security Advisor John Bolton, one of the major reasons was the risk that Pakistan's nuclear weapons could 108

12 September, 2018 8:28 AM "Corridor With China Is Pak's Economic Future," Army Chief Assures Envoy

General Bajwa's statement came amid reports that Imran Khan-led Pakistan government was reviewing the agreements under the CPEC project. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor or CPEC is the economic future of Pakistan and its security will never be compromised, Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said in a meeting with Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing in Rawalpindi 96

8 September, 2018 10:46 AM China's Foreign Minister Meets Pak Counterpart; Discuss Economic Corridor

The two leaders exchanged ideas on bilateral relations and discussed regional security and the peace process in Afghanistan. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday and discussed various issues of mutual interest, including the USD 50-billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This is the first 145

7 September, 2018 5:17 PM Donald Trump Threatens To Impose Tariffs On All Imports From China

President Donald Trump threatened Friday to slap tariffs on all of the Chinese goods imported into the United States, ramping up the already tense trade relations with Beijing. The US has punitive tariffs on $50 billion in goods already in place, and another $200 billion "in the hopper" that Trump said "could take place very soon." But he told reporters 40

1 September, 2018 11:52 AM Xi Jinping to highlight BRI during China-Africa summit in Beijing

Beijing: China is all set to showcase its growing influence in Africa at next Monday's China-Africa summit to be attended by a number of African leaders where President Xi Jinping is expected to announce new projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). China is investing billions of dollars in aid and projects, making Africa the most focused destination 121

31 August, 2018 8:17 AM 'Shiv bhakt' Rahul Gandhi set to undertake Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

NEW DELHI: Several months after he expressed his desire to visit Kailash Mansarovar – the abode of Lord Shiva - Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to undertake the pilgrimage on Friday. Though the details about Rahul Gandhi's Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage have not been shared by the Congress party as yet, the sources claim that he is likely to go on pilgrimage 106