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A major US ally in the Pacific wants to scrap an important military deal with the US, and that may give China an edge

Associated Press The Philippine president has announced his intention to withdraw from the Visiting Forc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2020

The world"s largest trade deal could be signed in 2020. Here"s why it"s important

RCEP involves all 10 ASEAN countries and five of the bloc's major trading partners: Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 12th, 2019

Marines "Remind China Of America"s Military Edge" During 11-Day Exercise In The Pacific

Marines "Remind China Of America's Military Edge" During 11-Da.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 13th, 2019

China is reportedly interested in building a military outpost on a tiny island in the Pacific — and it could be a "game changer" for the region

China is reportedly interested in building a military outpost on a tiny island in the Pacific — and it could be a 'game changer' for the regionNOW WATCH: Jim Chanos explains the most important asset class in the wo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2018

The US just cut a deal with a major ally that will put China"s submarines in their crosshairs

(AP Photo/Manish Swarup) The US and India strengthened ties this month by signing COMCASA, a major communications agreement. It will .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2018

Philippines-China Energy Deal Short on Fuel From Summit

The Philippines disclosed details of an agreement with China to cooperate on oil-and-gas exploration in the South China Sea, but the small step taken—a committee to hold further talks—failed to give Beijing a major win......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 23rd, 2018

The US Air Force has unconventional plans to win a war in the Asia-Pacific

Associated Press In a potential conflict with China in the Pacific, the US Air Force would have to deal with a thicket of air and ground defense that would challenge its ability to operate. In response, the service is wo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 15th, 2020

Patti Payne"s Cool Pads: Commercial real estate mogul puts San Juan Island on the market

Michael V. Prentiss, 76, a retired commercial real estate mogul from the Pacific Northwest is a man whom Forbes once called “one of the country’s major real estate powers … who has an instinct for spotting the key that makes a deal go.’’   Pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

Trump says he doesn"t mind that a key Pacific ally is tearing up a military pact with the US, a move the Pentagon called "unfortunate"

AP Photo/Alex Brandon The Philippines i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2020

Oil prices edge down as traders assess China"s oil demand, await OPEC+ cuts

Oil prices edged down on Monday but held recent ranges as traders assessed China's oil demand following the coronavirus outbreak and awaited a decision by major producers to cut output further to balance markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 10th, 2020

Could coronavirus give China some trade wiggle room?

American farmers waiting for all the benefits of Donald Trump’s trade deal with China are going to have to wait a while......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 3rd, 2020

The Tell: S&P 500 companies are complaining about tariffs despite Trump trade deal

Major U.S. stock benchmark indexes climbed steadily in the lead up to the signing earlier this month of a U.S. - China trade deal, but many large U.S. firms do not share investors’ optimism......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 28th, 2020

Small businesses need banking partners that understand what they do and what they need (podcast)

Small businesses should look to banks for more than a line of credit. The right bank can serve as an ally in business strategy as well. “It’s important to have a business advisor, someone you can bounce ideas off of and someone to give you positive.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 28th, 2020

The EU is planning to give the UK a much worse trade deal after Brexit than either Canada or Japan

Getty The European Union is reportedly planning to offer the UK a much worse trade deal than its agreements with Canada, Japan, and other major trade.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 22nd, 2020

The US Army is thinking about the threat of nuclear war again and wants to make sure it has the right people to deal with it

US Army/Spc. Matthew J. Marcellus The US military's shift to focus on competition with Russia and China has put renewed attention on the threat of nuclear weapons. Nu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2020

Exclusive: Sinopec to review potential $16 billion U.S. gas deal with Cheniere - sources

China's Sinopec, expected to be the next major Chinese buyer of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG), is planning to review terms of a potential $16 billion supply deal with Cheniere Energy after a sharp drop in LNG prices, industry officials said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 17th, 2020

EU to see test Trump"s China trade deal against WTO standards

The European Union’s trade chief said on Thursday that the bloc would check to see if a major trade deal struck by the United States and China is compliant with global rules......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 16th, 2020

Asian Stocks Mixed, Futures Edge Higher, As US, China Sign Trade Deal That Won"t Eliminate All Tariffs

Markets in Asia remain mixed on Thursday .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 16th, 2020

Trade deal touts financial sector wins; China to scrap securities business cap faster

The long-awaited U.S.-China trade deal touted new wins for U.S. companies looking to access China's $40 trillion financial sector, but many of the changes were already in the works with Beijing stepping up the pace of opening up in the past year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2020

In U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal, enforcement may end in "We quit"

The Trump administration is touting the U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal's dispute settlement and enforcement mechanism as the major difference between the 86-page agreement unveiled on Tuesday and past pledges by Beijing to change its trade practices......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

"Phase 2" U.S.-China trade talks have already begun: Pence

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday that discussions had already begun on a "Phase 2" U.S.-China trade deal, hours after Washington and Beijing signed an initial trade pact that defused some tensions but left some major issues unresolved......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020