[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration said it needs to confront China over its trading practices to defend US long-term interests even as escalating tariffs cause discomfort for American consumers.

THE back-and-forth between the world's two largest economies that has haunted markets for much of the year is a "lose-lose situation for all parties involved", JPMorgan's global...

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THE escalating trade dispute between the US and China continues to simmer, with President Donald Trump threatening last Friday a fourth round of tariffs on US$267 billion worth of Chinese imports.

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US officials, lawmakers and pundits regard Russia as the main threat to American global interests today. Or so it would seem from ongoing media coverage of the Kremlin's alleged involvement in...

[SINGAPORE] China proposed retaliatory tariffs on US$60 billion worth of US goods ranging from liquefied natural gas (LNG) to some aircraft on Friday, as a senior Chinese diplomat cast doubt on...

THE White House opted to take a less confrontational approach towards Chinese investments in the US as it pushes Congress to strengthen an existing review process rather than invoke a little-used law...

JIM Mattis arrived Tuesday in Beijing on the first China visit by a US defence secretary in four years, as the Trump administration moves to push back against the country's growing economic and...

THE world economy lurched closer to an all-out trade war as the Trump administration accused China of threatening US economic interests and as the European Union made good on its threat to hit...

CHINA does not import enough from the US to be able to match US President Donald Trump's tariff threats dollar for dollar. Instead, Chinese President Xi Jinping can have American companies doing...