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China consumer group raps Apple after ID thefts

China consumer group raps Apple after ID thefts

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A Chinese consumer body has criticised iPhone maker Apple over a recent data security issue which impacted a number of consumers in China who said they had suffered financial losses after having their Apple IDs stolen.Apple said earlier this month that an internal investigation had found that a “small number of our […]

India, China launch joint training for Afghanistan, plan more projects

India, China launch joint training for Afghanistan, plan more projects

REUTERS: India and China launched a program on Monday to train Afghan diplomats and China’s ambassador said it would likely be followed by joint programs in other fields to help war-torn Afghanistan.Such cooperation is the first by the two Asian giants which have long been locked in a tussle for influence in a region stretching from […]

In a divided UN, China blazes quiet path to power

In a divided UN, China blazes quiet path to power

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Criticized by the White House for alleged interference in US politics, China has quietly blazed a path at the United Nations where it is, little by little, becoming one of the most influential members.At the Security Council, where China holds one of five permanent seats, its statements remain bland, often recalling […]

China to penalize $60 billion of US imports in tit-for-tat move

China to penalize $60 billion of US imports in tit-for-tat move

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: China and the United States plunged deeper into a trade war on Tuesday after Beijing added $60 billion of US products to its import tariff list in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s planned levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.The tit-for-tat measures are the latest escalation in an increasingly protracted trade dispute between the […]

China won’t just play defense in trade war, Global Times warns

China won’t just play defense in trade war, Global Times warns

BEIJING: China will not be content to only play defense in an escalating trade war with the United States, a widely read Chinese tabloid warned, as President Donald Trump was expected to announce new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods as early as Monday.Beijing may also decline to participate in proposed trade talks with Washington later […]

Bring back Pakistanis stranded in China immediately: Justice Nisar

Bring back Pakistanis stranded in China immediately: Justice Nisar

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday ordered Shaheen Air to bring back “immediately” Pakistani passengers stranded in the Chinese city of Guangzhou due to cancellation of the airline’s scheduled flights, DawnNewsTV reported. The apex court had taken notice of the issue on Thursday following media reports that as many as 300 Pakistanis — some of whose […]

China loses spot as world’s No.2 stock market: Bloomberg

China loses spot as world’s No.2 stock market: Bloomberg

China’s stock market has been overtaken as the world’s second-biggest by Japan’s, having been swiped this year by the threat of a trade war with the United States and slowing economic growth. Data from Bloomberg News in intra-day trade on Friday showed the value of equities on the mainland had slipped behind those in their neighbouring country […]

China pledges $20bn in loans for Arab states

China pledges $20bn in loans for Arab states

China will provide Arab states with $20 billion in loans for economic development, President Xi Jinping told top Arab officials Tuesday, as Beijing seeks to build its influence in the Middle East and Africa. The money will be earmarked for “projects that will produce good employment opportunities and positive social impact in Arab States that […]

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