News Archive for March 24, 2017

  • Beijing Defends Its Right to Guard South China Sea With Arms

    Beijing Defends Its Right to Guard South China Sea With Arms Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made an unusually elaborate defense of Beijing’s deployment of military gear on artificial islands in the South China Sea, saying the disputed facilities were partly intended to protect maritime trade and air routes.

  • Trump Says If Vote on Health-Care Bill Fails, Obamacare Stays

    Trump Says If Vote on Health Bill Fails, Obamacare Stays Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told House Republicans President Trump is done negotiating and wants a vote Friday. If it fails, Mr. Trump will leave Obamacare in place and move on to other legislative priorities.

  • Global Markets Higher

    Global Markets Up; Investors Watch Trump Legislative Moves Investors in Asia’s major equity markets regained some of their risk appetite, as expectations for a vote Friday on a key U.S. health-care bill gave traders hope that the wider stimulus agenda of President Trump was intact.

  • Lotte Chairman Explains Why He’s Putting an Antimissile Battery on His Golf Course

    Lotte Chairman: Why I’m Putting an Antimissile Battery on My Golf Course Since South Korea’s government identified a Lotte-owned golf course as a site for a U.S.-built missile-defense system, the country’s fifth-largest conglomerate has become a test case of China’s ability to wage economic warfare against its neighbors to further its objectives.

  • Lotte Chairman Plans Anew for Hotel-Business IPO

    Lotte Chairman Plans Anew for Hotel-Business IPO Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin will revive plans for a public listing of Hotel Lotte after next year, as he plots a new approach to restructuring one of South Korea’s most complex business empires.

  • U.S., Israel Conclude Four Days of Talks

    U.S., Israel Conclude Four Days of Talks The U.S. and Israel concluded a round of talks aimed at getting Israelis and Palestinians to the negotiating table, the second such attempt as the Trump administration makes a foray into the Middle East peace process.

  • State Department Directs U.S. Embassies to Scrutinize Visa Applicants More Closely

    State Department Directs U.S. Embassies to Scrutinize Visa Applicants More Closely Working to implement President Donald Trump’s vision for “extreme vetting,” the State Department has ordered its embassies and consulates to identify visa applicants who warrant additional scrutiny.

  • The Pork Giant That May Win From Brazilian Beef Ban

    Heard on the Street WH Group: The Pork Giant That May Win From Brazilian Beef Ban American meat exporters such as Tyson and Cargill may be licking their chops in the face of Brazil’s meat scandal. But WH Group, the biggest seller of pork in China, looks especially well positioned.

  • Chinese Banks Sweat as Liquidity Crunch Looms

    Chinese Banks Sweat as Liquidity Crunch Looms An explosion in banks’ use of bondlike negotiable certificates of deposit to raise funds is testing Beijing’s resolve to cure the economy of its addiction to debt-fueled growth and investment booms.

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