U.S. Allies Vie With China to Make Pacific Island Friends

Australia said it would establish a development fund and offer Pacific island nations more than $2 billion for infrastructure projects while bolstering military cooperation......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 9th, 2018

American World War II Base Will Be Rebuilt as China Courts Pacific Allies

Australia will redevelop a South Pacific naval base, used by the U.S. as a World War II launchpad, at a time when China’s regional presence is becoming more visible......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2018

Japan raises concerns over Pacific"s debt to China

Japan's foreign minister has raised concerns about the high levels of debt accrued by some Pacific Island nations and says it wants to help resolve the problem......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 15th, 2018

China Offers Venezuela $5 Billion Loan To Support "Ideological Ally" Maduro

For a brief period earlier this year, it appeared that Beijing had finally had enough of supporting its "ideological allies" in Caracas when it decided to limit its "exposure" to Venezuela after the country struggled to make interest payment.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 13th, 2018

Empty hotels, idle boats: What happens when a Pacific island upsets China

REUTERS/Farah Master China believes Taiwan is part of China and wants the world to agree. China is puttin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 19th, 2018

US mends ties with allies, prepares for trade war with China

Gathering strength for a brutal trade war with China, the United States appears to be trying to patch things up with its friends. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 2nd, 2018

US mends ties with allies, prepares for trade war with China

Gathering strength for a brutal trade war with China, the United States appears to be trying to patch things up with its friends......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 2nd, 2018

The US and its allies sank a warship for practice in the Pacific, and it"s a preview of how a fight with China could go down

US Navy Twenty-five-thousand personnel from 25 countries around the Pacific are taking part in the 26th iteration of the US-led Rim of the Pacific exercise, which runs from June 27 to August 2. The event is m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: Tariffs and the age of aggrieved politics

Make no mistake: President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to impose tariffs on imports from China and our closest allies, including the EU and Canada, is a very big deal. We should all be concerned. This action is another example of the pol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Peter Morici: Does Trump’s trade war court American humiliation?

The U.S. could join with its allies to stop unfair trade with China, butt instead Trump alienates our friends abroad and his potential supporters in Congress......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 25th, 2018

Trump"s Tariffs "Make No Sense" and Treat Friends Like Enemies, Senators Warn

Steel and aluminum tariffs to hit Europe, Canada and Mexico hard as senators tell Trump: "You don’t treat allies the same way you treat opponents.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 1st, 2018

Closer India-Indonesia ties make sense

The two large democracies in the Indo-Pacific are growing closer as authoritarian China grows more menacing and America's future posture towards Asia remains uncertain.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 23rd, 2018

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

China Eyes Permanent Military Base In Vanuatu As Beijing Expands Reach

China has reportedly approached the government of Vanuatu with plans to build a permanent military base on the South Pacific island natio.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 10th, 2018

Pence Calls for an Indo-Pacific Region Free of Chinese "Aggression"

Vice President Mike Pence hit out at China during his tour through Asia, signaling an increasingly tough line against Beijing as the world’s two largest economies clash over trade, security and human rights......»»

Category: topSource: wsj2 hr. 51 min. ago

China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects

As leaders land in Papua New Guinea for a Pacific Rim summit, the welcome mat is especially big for China's president......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews5 hr. 50 min. ago

1,000 public school staffers moving to make room for Amazon

Department of Education employees will be getting the boot from their Long Island City office building as a plan to make way for Amazon, according to the department's press secretary. The Education... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork10 hr. 5 min. ago

Fiji Coup Leader"s Re-Election Is Boon for China

In Fiji’s election, former military leader Frank Bainimarama looks to have won the vote, an outcome likely to entrench China’s growing influence in the South Pacific......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 15th, 2018

Citigroup Moving Long Island Employees To Make Room For Amazon HQ2

Citigroup on Tuesday announced that they will move approximately 1,100 employees out of .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 13th, 2018

Citi will move 1,100 workers earlier than planned to make way for Amazon in NYC

The banking giant said it would move workers from its office tower in Long Island City to other locations in the first half of next year "to make room for Amazon.".....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 13th, 2018

Citi to move 1,1000 employees to make room for Amazon in Long Island City Tower

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallNov 13th, 2018