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MOSCOW | Russian military braces for massive war games in the east

MOSCOW— Russia’s military forces in the country’s east were put on high alert Monday ahead of massive war games that also involve China and Mongolia, the largest show of power in nearly 40 years, the Russian defense minister said. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the five days of military drills will pave the way for … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian military braces for massive war games in the east

Engel & Völkers at the Luxury Property Showcase In Beijing

AUGUST 17, 2018 (STL.News) Engel & Völkers made its mark at the Luxury Property Showcase (LPS) in Beijing. Deborah Aitken, premier Advisor of Engel & Völkers South Bay represented the international brand at the world-renowned event. Over 150 exhibitors from more than 40 countries participated in the 3-day show. Representing Engel & Völkers, Aitken not … Continue reading Engel & Völkers at the Luxury Property Showcase In Beijing

BEIJING | China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

BEIJING — China’s government says it will send a trade envoy to Washington for talks amid a worsening tariff dispute. The Commerce Ministry said Thursday a delegation led by a deputy minister will discuss “issues of mutual concern” but gave no other details of an agenda. The two governments are poised to impose a new … Continue reading BEIJING | China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

BEIJING | China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

BEIJING — China says it is challenging a U.S. tariff hike on solar panels before the World Trade Organization, adding to its sprawling conflicts with President Donald Trump over trade and technology. The 30 percent tariffs announced in January improperly help U.S. producers in violation of WTO rules, the Commerce Ministry said. It said a … Continue reading BEIJING | China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

BEIJING | Beijing appeals to US for fairness under investment law

BEIJING — China appealed to Washington on Tuesday not to misuse security concerns to hamper business activity after President Donald Trump signed a law that expands the jurisdiction of an investment review panel. The law signed Monday by Trump expands the authority of a government security panel to scrutinize foreign investments. It was prompted by … Continue reading BEIJING | Beijing appeals to US for fairness under investment law

BEIJING | Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

BEIJING — Most Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street declined as Turkey’s central bank struggled to contain a currency crisis that is feeding fears about other emerging markets. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.5 percent to 2,771.81 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.9 percent to 27,686.99. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

BEIJING | Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

BEIJING  — As China’s leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country’s political waters are looking choppy. Chinese President and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges just months after clearing his way to rule for as long as he wants as China’s most … Continue reading BEIJING | Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges