British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says the ‘golden era’ with China is over

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says the so-called “golden era” of relations with China is over as Beijing’s systematic challenge to UK interests and values ​​becomes increasingly acute. Most important points: Mr Sunak says the UK’s approach to China needs to evolve A scheduled meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in … Read more

The US and China meet for the first time since meeting in Xi-Biden in the South China Sea

Seoul, South Korea CNN — The US and Chinese militaries exchanged harsh words on Tuesday after a US Navy warship conducted the first Freedom of Navigation Operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea since the leaders of the two powers met earlier this month in a bid to defuse tensions. to decrease. In a statement, … Read more

Treasury yields as investors assess the impact of China’s Covid policies

U.S. Treasury yields fell on Tuesday as investors closely watched Covid developments in China and processed comments from Federal Reserve officials about monetary policy plans. The return on the benchmark 10 year treasury yields last fell about 4 basis points to 3.661% at 6:31 a.m. ET. The 2 years treasury the yield last traded around … Read more

Equity futures rise after major averages fall on China’s Covid turmoil

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), September 6, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters US stock futures were higher Tuesday morning after major averages came under pressure from Covid protests in China, and as investors expected more economic data and commentary from Federal Reserve leaders this week. Dow Jones Industrial … Read more

Covid China protests: moment when a woman confronts riot police in the ‘White Paper’ revolution | Video

This is when a defiant Chinese woman beat down riot police during a ‘White Paper’ revolution protest. The woman, who has not been identified, has been dubbed the “new Tank Lady” after she bravely refused to budge when Covid enforcers ordered her to stop filming. Footage shows the brave lady standing still as police surround … Read more

Police in major Chinese cities thwart further anti-lockdown protests as Beijing fails to back down from its COVID-zero drive

Police have detained and searched the sites of protests in Shanghai and Beijing after crowds there – and in other Chinese cities – demonstrated against the strict COVID-19 measures that have disrupted lives three years into the pandemic. Most important points: Despite protests, the Chinese government is not backing down and says a recent slight … Read more

We underestimate Beijing’s financial colonialism at our peril

Five years ago, Kenya started building a railway line from the coast to, well, quite frankly, pretty close to the middle of nowhere. There had been a plan to build a final phase in neighboring Uganda, but when the project ran into a series of problems, that idea was scrapped and now it comes to … Read more

Disney: Strange World animation flops at the box office, according to Disney+

It was intended to be a must-see Disney Christmas movie, but it appears audiences misunderstood the message and spectacularly failed to actually go see it. Strange world opened last week in the US over the main Thanksgiving holiday weekend. It was released in Australia on November 24. According to Variety magazine de animation, about three … Read more

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by police’ as protests spread across China

CNN affairs — Edward Lawrence, a journalist with the BBC, was arrested by police in Shanghai on Sunday evening at the site of the protests, according to the BBC and as captured in what appears to be mobile phone footage of the arrest. While he has since been released, a BBC spokesman has expressed deep … Read more