Chinese Americans condemn Xinjiang-related bill by US House

Artists play music in the ancient city of Kashgar, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, June 12, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhao Ge)     Leaders of some Chinese American groups have expressed firm opposition to and issued a strong condemnation of the Xinjiang-related bill passed by the US House of Representatives. The passage of the so-called “Uygur …

Chinese, US enterprises urged to foster engagement, cooperation

An employee works in Birtley Industrial Equipment, a Chinese-owned manufacturing firm based in Lexington, the U.S. state of Kentucky, Nov. 26, 2019. (Xinhua/Wang Ying) Chinese and US enterprises were urged to foster engagement and cooperation at a forum in the Bay Area, despite ongoing trade frictions between the two countries. Ken Wilcox, chair of Asia …

Brazil retail sales rise for 6th month in a row

A woman walks past a store’s showcase in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Aug. 12, 2015. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso) Brazil’s retail sales, an engine of economic growth, rose 0.1 percent in October compared to the previous month, marking six months in a row of increases, the state statistics agency IBGE reported on Wednesday. Compared …

US’ brinksmanship over tariffs to rock markets; won’t work with China: analysts Imposing duties will hit global markets, US consumers: analysts

Photo:Xinhua Stakes are high as skittish global investors watch closely whether or not US President Donald Trump will decide to stop a fresh batch of tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods planned for December 15 – a decision Chinese analysts say could impact ongoing trade talks for a phase one deal, as …