Trump orders expedited probe into whether steel imports harming U.S.

Apr 21, 2017

Trump orders expedited probe into whether steel imports harming U.S.

President Donald Trump directed his administration Thursday to expedite a just-launched investigation into whether steel imports are jeopardizing U.S. national security, saying, “This is not an area where we can afford to become dependent on other countries.” Executives from U.S. steelmakers, who support the ...

Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly, China says

Apr 20, 2017

Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly, China says

China is defending its handling of trademark applications from President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, and her company, saying that all such requests are handled fairly. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Lu Kang was asked about the trademarks Wednesday, a day after The Associated Press ...

China's Xi restructures military, consolidates control

/ Apr 19, 2017

China's Xi restructures military, consolidates control

Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced a military restructure of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to transform it into a leaner fighting force with improved joint operations capability, state media said. Centred around a new, condensed structure of 84 military units, the reshuffle builds ...