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s of working together to tackle impending oil crisis, he may also seek Xi’s endorsement for his anti-terrorism po licy, which was Modi’s winning narrative during Indian’s recently held 17th general elections. he World Bank maintained its prediction for Chinese economic growth at 6.2 percent in 2019, despite increasing global unce rtainties, because the world’s second-largest economy has remained resilient, an updated report said on Friday. “In an external environment that has become less favorable due to slowing global growth and risin g trade tensions, China’s economy will need to rely increasingly on domestic demand to susta in rapid growth,” according to the May’s editionRead More →

such a restrained manner and conducted the talks with the utmost sincerity may have misled the US administration into thinking it has pushed Beijing onto the back foot. But China’s responsible attitude and its desire to settle the dispute through consultations should not be viewed as signs of weakness. Indeed, its stance could not be clearer: The US can persist in trying to coerce China into acce pting its unreasonable demands, but no matter how hard it tries, China will not knuckle under. China does not want to enter into a trade war with the US; but that does not mean it is afraid ofRead More →

 trying to emulate the impressive growth of developing economies before them. An underperformi ng global economy, and rising national and international tensions, will make that task even harder. If th e world is serious about reducing poverty further, it must pay far more attention to their progress. he US has repeatedly threatened to impose tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese ex ports to the United States. China showed the greatest sincerity in the Sino-US trade talks and refused wild demands by the US side, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Tuesday. China has become the most popular investment destination for global companies, sinceRead More →

enter around both nations’ legitimate desires to protect some current l ow-skilled jobs, or at least to allow an easier transition to new jobs and industries. US administration’s economic policy has rightly focused on the need to retain jobs for working-class people in the US. And, Ch ina’s companies that export to the US also largely now employ less-skilled working-class people. However, neither the US nor China can expect to keep, much less get back, low-wage, low-skilled manufacturing jobs. Many people have the impression that Chinese goods are dominant in US markets. That is true only in a few highly compe titive, low-profit sectors. AccordingRead More →

f on additional tariffs and rapidly conclude negotiations with China, including lifti ng the existing Section 301 tariffs in exchange for China removing its retaliatory 25 percent tariff on US soybeans. “We need a positive resolution of this ongoing tariff dispute, not further escalation of tensions,” Stephens was quoted as saying. The United States announced Wednesday that it would raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent, effective on May 10. China on Wednesday expressed regrets over the planned measures in a statement, saying “Ch ina deeply regrets this, and will be forced to take necessary countermeasures ifRead More →

Leo Messi scored the only goal of the game as FC Barcelona beat Levante 1-0 to assure the 2018-19 Liga Santander title on Saturday night. Barca coach Ernesto Valverde again rotated his starting 11 for the game and Messi spent the fir st 45 minutes watching from the sidelines. Barca controlled the first half with Luis Suarez and Philippe Cou tinho testing Levante keeper Aitor Fernandez, who was his side’s best player in the opening 45 minutes. Despite Barca’s dominance, they were unable to open the scorin g and Messi replaced Coutinho at the start of the second half to try and find a wayRead More →

Sudan’s Defense Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf on T hursday was sworn in as head of the transitional council in Sudan, official Sudan TV reported. “Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf took the constitutional oath as chairman of the Trans itional Military Council and Kamal Abdul-Marouf Al-Mahi as his deputy,” the report said. Earlier on Thursday, Ibn Auf announced the ousting of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and his government. He further declared a state of emergency for three months and a curfew for one month. The defense minister said that a military council would be formed to run the country during a transitional period ofRead More →

tract Chinese travelers to spend their breaks there. Japan, for example, has become a po pular destination for Chinese visitors every March and April for its full-blown cherry blossoms. Ctrip said about one million Chinese travelers will pay visits to Jap an in this year’s cherry blossom season, and spend tens of billions of yuan there. Li Qiuyan, branding director with Lvmama, another online travel agency in Shanghai, said travelers are still excited about the break even though they only get three days off work — especially those senior college students that will graduate thi s June and are preparing a spring journey to finishRead More →