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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    FBI investigates Los Angeles Swat unit over illegal gun trading

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Swat and Special Investigations units of Los Angeles force being investigated over claims officers made huge profits reselling pistols FBI probes LAPD over illicit gun trading The FBI is investigating whether members of the Los Angeles Police Department's elite Swat and Special Investigations Section units violated the law by buying large ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama seeks to renew Asia role with rescheduled trip

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... to its pledge to shift most of its navy toward Asia by 2020 and would pursue the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade pact Obama hopes will shape the coming order in Asia. The national security adviser reached out to China, which in the past has called the trade pact – also unpopular with much of Obama’s labour base at home – an effort to encircle it. “We welcome any nation ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Biden to visit China, Japan, South Korea in new US push

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:37am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... The White House, in the statement, said Biden would also discuss with Japan the Trans-Pacific Partnership – a potentially sweeping US-led free-trade pact whose negotiations Tokyo recently entered. ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia anger at US linking of rights and trade

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Moscow

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Moscow Fury over threat of US sanctions Russian officials are promising a tough response to US legislation that would impose sanctions on Kremlin officials if Congress finds them responsible for violating human rights. On Friday, Washington passed a bill that established permanent normal trade relations with Russia, repealing a 1974 act which limited trade ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama, India’s leader seek to reinvigorate ties

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 06:27pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington President Barack Obama is hosting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for talks on trade and security, offering a chance to inject new life ... where he met with Singh and emphasised the benefits of increased trade. “There’s a bipartisan sense in Washington that India... occupies potentially a very important role – not least because ...

  6. China sets sights on 10pc trade growth

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Despite euro-zone woes and a weak US economy, the Ministry of Commerce forecasts that China's international trade will grow at a moderate pace - barring global catastrophes. A HSBC study meanwhile has found that Hong Kong traders are more optimistic about the city's trade compared to six months ago. 'If the world economy does not worsen and global demand does ...

  7. News - China - TRADE

    Beijing slams US sanctions on Chinese companies

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... and Sino-US relations." The others hit with sanctions were BST Technology and Trade, China Precision Machinery Import and Export, Dalian Sunny Industries and Li Fangwei, who had his assets under ...

  8. US rolls out welcome mat for Chinese

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... a China visit to promote Washington's latest initiatives on trade, investment and tourism, Nicole Lamb-Hale, US assistant secretary of commerce for manufacturing and services, said China ... last year, its trade deficit with China also surged to US$295 billion as Americans continued to buy low-end consumer goods from China. Computer goods and other machinery are assembled in China ...

  9. Business - China Business - TRADE

    US solar duties on China 'not having an effect'

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... the European Union- a much bigger market than the US- that could have a real impact since the probe by Brussels into alleged unfair trade practices by mainland producers cover both wafers and cells. ...

  10. News - World - TRADE

    WTO to rule on US' anti-subsidy duties on Chinese imports

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Geneva WTO weighs levies on Chinese goods The World Trade Organisation will decide whether American anti-subsidy duties affecting US$7.3 billion of Chinese products, such as solar panels, wind towers and steel wire, violate global commerce rules. The Geneva-based trade arbiter agreed on Friday to set up a panel of judges to investigate China's allegation ...




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