Football team of masseurs casts light on China's blind population
On a sweltering day in eastern China a squad of footballers wearing blindfolds hurtles after a ringing ball, occasionally clattering painfully into each other. But Jiangsu province's blind football team hardly care -- even when they break the odd bone -- because the sport is a rewarding break from the massage parlour.
British consulate staff member detained after visiting China's Shenzhen
China confirmed that it detained a Hong Kong British Consulate employee who went missing on a business trip to mainland China. Britain's Foreign Office said it is "extremely concerned" about the case.
US delays tariffs on key Chinese goods, prompting market surge
The US has announced a delay imposing tariffs on certain Chinese products that had been earmarked for the measure from next month. China has said the tariffs were "not a constructive way" to resolve the trade conflict.
China, U.S. friendship beneficial to Philippines, says VP Robredo
Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo says friendship with both China and the U.S. is beneficial to the Philippines and she doesn't believe they need to choose between the two countries. She speaks exclusively with Haslinda Amin in Manila.
US designates China a currency manipulator after yuan drop
The US Treasury has designated China a currency manipulator following the devaluation of the yuan. According to the department, the yuan's steep drop gives China an unfair competitive advantage in international trade.
Fed to underwrite the rtade war?
A report showing healthy U.S. job gains failed to deter bond traders from betting on a half-point of additional Federal Reserve rate cuts in 2019 as escalating U.S.-China trade tensions held the market’s focus. Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro sat down with TD’s Priya Misra, JPMorgan’s Oksana Aronov and Robert Tipp of PGIM Fixed Income to discuss whether the escalating trade war would force the Federal Reserve into a September rate hike.
U.S and China Spar over Hong Kong
Tensions between China and the United States over what’s happening in Hong Kong seems to be escalating. One state official calling China a “thuggish regime.” It stems from Chinese complaints that the U.S. is stirring up some unrest in the city. Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle reports on “Bloomberg Markets: China Open.”
Australian lawmaker likens China threat to Nazi Germany
China has said it "strongly deplores" remarks by a prominent Australian lawmaker that compared Beijing to Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin.
China exports unexpectedly rise in July
China releases its trade data for July. Bloomberg’s Tom Mackenzie reports on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”