Singapore worried about growing U.S.-China divide even beyond Trump

Asia Pacific Sep 18, 2020

Singapore worried about growing U.S.-China divide even beyond Trump

U.S. political and economic interests in Southeast Asia will not change regardless of who wins the presidential election in November, Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said Thursday evening. Speaking during a panel discussion at the Singapore Summit virtual conference, the minister ...

China-focused venture funds struggle for money amid Trump heat

Business Aug 24, 2020

China-focused venture funds struggle for money amid Trump heat

The Trump administration’s increased scrutiny of college endowments and pension funds backing Chinese firms is creating more roadblocks for venture funds looking for the next big tech winner. Just six U.S.-dollar funds with exposure to China have sought to raise capital this year, down from ...

TikTok to challenge Trump's executive order

Business Aug 23, 2020

TikTok to challenge Trump's executive order

TikTok said on Saturday it plans to file a lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order that prohibits transactions with the popular short video app and its Chinese parent ByteDance, confirming an earlier Reuters report. Reuters exclusively reported on Friday that TikTok would ...

U.S. contradicts China on plans for Phase 1 trade deal talks

Business / Economy Aug 21, 2020

U.S. contradicts China on plans for Phase 1 trade deal talks

The Trump administration on Thursday declined to acknowledge any plans to meet with China over the Phase 1 trade deal after the commerce ministry in Beijing said bilateral talks would be held "in the coming days" to evaluate the agreement's progress. Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao ...