Chinese students wait outside the US Embassy for visa interviews. Photo: AP

US and China must stop ‘race to bottom’ in blocking academic visas, say American scholars

  • American scholars call on both countries to allow more academic exchanges after Chinese academics have their US visas revoked
  • Critics also point the finger at Beijing saying it has a long history of blocking visiting academics from entering the country
Topic |   US-China relations

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Chinese students wait outside the US Embassy for visa interviews. Photo: AP
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Foreign direct investment in Vietnam’s manufacturing sector has risen to 11 per cent a year over the past five years, and it has been a key driver of Vietnam’s export growth, according to data from Oxford Economics. Photo: Xinhua

Trade war forcing 93 per cent of Chinese companies to transform supply chains, survey shows

  • In a bid to avoid Donald Trump’s tariffs, companies from Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore are considering making changes
  • Poll conducted by the law firm Baker McKenzie surveyed 600 multinational companies around Asia-Pacific, including 150 companies in China
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Foreign direct investment in Vietnam’s manufacturing sector has risen to 11 per cent a year over the past five years, and it has been a key driver of Vietnam’s export growth, according to data from Oxford Economics. Photo: Xinhua
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