The Trade War Begins

As of 12:01am on Friday (July 6) morning, the trade war between the United States and China began in earnest. The American government began to collect tariffs on $34 billion worth of goods, which was immediately followed by the Chinese government’s equivalent response of tariffs on 545 goods including beer, seafood, dairy and automobiles. The tariffs are the culmination […]

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Chinese Tops in USA Real Estate 4th Year in a Row

An online auction of multi-million-dollar properties around the world — including one on Lake Winnipesaukee — is targeting wealthy Chinese real estate buyers. The Chinese have been the biggest foreign buyers of American real estate in recent years, and Concierge Auctions sent people to China to market the dozen-plus properties. In a news release, Conciege Auctions […]

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Man Detained for Nanjing Massacre Comments

A man has been apprehended and will be detained for five days for allegedly making “insulting” comments online about the Nanjing massacre in which over 300,000 Chinese were killed, Shanghai police said on Friday. The 35-year-old man, surnamed Meng, allegedly posted in a WeChat group on Thursday that more people should have been killed in […]

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Will the USA Invoke the Monroe Doctrine?

The establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Panama in June 2017 could be a big boost for the Central American country’s agricultural sector, a senior Panamanian official has said. Agriculture is a crucial part of the Panamanian economy, employing 17 percent of the workforce but facing major challenges. In a recent interview, Panama’s deputy […]

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