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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

Marines Seize Pacific Island As Training For War With China

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Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 22nd, 2019

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

China"s leader visits Italy with eye on infrastructure deal

Chinese President Xi Jinping is launching a two-day official visit aimed at deepening economic and cultural ties with Italy through an ambitious infrastructure building program that has raised suspicions among Italy's U.S. and European allies......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 22nd, 2019

Trump"s Beijing Blockade Backfires: Not A Single European Country Has Banned Huawei

For the past year, as part of Trump's escalating trade war against China, the Trump administration has been waging a parallel campaign to convince America's European "allies" (at least until the White House unleashes auto tariffs agai.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 20th, 2019

WTI Rebounds After Second Weekly Surprise Crude Draw

Oil's gains were capped today as China trade talk headlines spoiled the party. “China has been the real driver behind oil demand globally for the last decade and if that is turned off, it is going to make people very nervous,”.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 19th, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks close mostly lower as trade news dominates market action

U.S. stocks close mostly lower Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average snapping a four-day winning streak, as investors tried to make sense of a pair of conflicting reports on U.S.-China trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2019

In China, Disney Discovers the Magic

Disney’s Imagineering team collaborated with artists in China to make its Shanghai Disney Resort a dream come true. If you dream, dream big. That mantra has helped drive Nancy Seruto and the 4,000 creative personnel in.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 19th, 2019

Italy to join China initiative despite US objections

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has pledged to make Italy the first Group of Seven nation to join China's ambitious Belt and Road initiative despite objections from the United States and doubts within the governing coalition......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 19th, 2019