AFAB signs up 2 Chinese firms

MANILA, Philippines -  Two Chinese firms have entered into a partnership with the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) and the provincial governme.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarApr 1st, 2017

P200-M mine project ‘rape’ of environment

DETAINED Sen. Leila de Lima on Tuesday expressed grave concern over a Chinese-funded nickel mining project in Candelaria, Zambales. News reports showed that Fujian Hengrun Investment Co. Ltd of China and Filipino firms Westchinamin Corp. and Easternreach Mining Group Inc. have agreed to put up the P200-million ferro-nickel plant. De Lima, chairman of the Senate Committee on… link: P200-M mine project ‘rape’ of environment.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

China s economy showing weakness as investment growth hits new low

The Chinese economy revealed fresh signs of softness Friday with data showing the pace of investment slowing to record lows while retail spending and industrial production stabilized. Beijing faces.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Not Made in China: Chinese firms shift production overseas to avoid US tariffs

A growing number of Chinese companies are adopting a crafty way to evade US President Donald Trump's tariffs: remove the 'Made in China' label by shifting production to countries suc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

China’s President to send top ally to North Korea’s founding rites

Beijing --- Chinese President Xi Jinping will not attend celebrations of the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding this weekend but will send a top ally to represent him instead, the ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday. Speculation had swirled over whether Xi would attend the celebrations following three visits to China this year by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Analysts said a decision by Xi not to travel to Pyongyang would indicate that Beijing expected further actions from Kim, including real signs of progress toward denuclearization. The party's International Department said Xi would be represented by Li Zhanshu, the party's third-ranking official and head of Ch...Keep on reading: China’s President to send top ally to North Korea’s founding rites.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

PH offering 500 hectares in New Clark City to Chinese firms

The state-run Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is eyeing to allot 300-500 hectares (ha) of land within the soon-to-rise New Clark City for a planned industrial park hosting Chinese.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Construction of Clark industrial park for Chinese firms may start in 2019

CONSTRUCTION OF a planned industrial park catering to Chinese firms in New Clark City, Pampanga may start next year, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) said. The post Construction of Clark industrial park for Chinese firms may start in 2019 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

U.S. firms to Trump: Don t hike tariffs on more Chinese goods

A man stands near a poster depicting a mural of U.S. President Donald Trump stating that all American costumers will be charged 25 percent more than others starting from the day president Trump sta.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

U.S. firms to Trump: Don’t hike tariffs on more Chinese goods

WASHINGTON, DC--- Fishermen off the Alaskan coast. A Florida maker of boat trailers. A building materials distributor in Tennessee. Those and hundreds of other American businesses are delivering the same plea to President Donald Trump as he considers imposing tariffs on nearly 40 percent of imported Chinese goods: Don't do it. The Trump administration will hold six days of hearings starting Monday in Washington on the next barrage in an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies: Trump's proposed tariffs of 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion in Chinese goods that could kick in as early as next month. Once in effect, the tariffs would immediately ...Keep on reading: U.S. firms to Trump: Don’t hike tariffs on more Chinese goods.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

'KicksStalker: Dwyane Wade signs ‘lifetime’ deal with Li-Ning

MIAMI --- Dwyane Wade has a new contract --- with his shoe company. Wade and the Chinese apparel company Li-Ning announced that the three-time NBA champion has signed a lifetime contract with the brand, which he has represented since 2012. The finalizing of that deal coincided with Wade and the company revealing his latest shoe, the "Way of Wade 7," at an event in Beijing on Wednesday. Wade appeared at the event with the company's CEO and namesake Li Ning, who is still revered in China for his gymnastics success. "This was something I needed to do from the standpoint of building something," Wade told The Associated Press in a phone interview from China. "That's what I set ou...Keep on reading: #KicksStalker: Dwyane Wade signs ‘lifetime’ deal with Li-Ning.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

US ban on China’s ZTE forces telecoms to rethink business

LONDON — The U.S. trade ban on Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE wreaked havoc at wireless carriers in Europe and South Asia and forced operators worldwide to consider broadening their supply networks, industry sources told Reuters. Disruptions at Russian and emerging markets mobile operator Veon, one of the world’s 10 largest mobile firms by number of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas

BEIJING, China – An environmental pressure group claimed on Monday, July 9, that Chinese factories are illegally using ozone-depleting CFCs, which have recently seen a spike in emissions that has baffled scientists. The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) campaign group said 18 factories in 10 Chinese provinces they looked into admitted to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

China firms to build bridges in Metro Manila

President Duterte announced last Friday that Chinese firms will construct two bridges in Metro Manila, one in Manila and the other straddling Makati and Mandaluyong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

US restrictions on Chinese investment next front in trade dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump this week is due to launch the next phase of his economic confrontation with Beijing, with new restrictions possible on Chinese investments to clamp down on access to sensitive American technologies. That could open US firms like Apple and General Motors up to new forms of retaliation from China and [...] The post US restrictions on Chinese investment next front in trade dispute appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

U.S. plans limits on Chinese investment in U.S. technology firms

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Treasury Department is crafting rules that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying U.S. companies in “industrially significant” technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Citing people familiar with the matter, the newspaper said the U.S. National Security Council and Commerce Department were also devising […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Fisherfolk slam China on eve of Independence Day

MANILA, Philippines – Fisherfolk-members of activist group Akbayan trooped to the Chinese consulate in Makati City on Monday, June 11, to slam China's reported thievery and harassment of Filipinos in Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal). Carrying fishing nets and fish-shaped protest signs, the protesters called on Filipinos to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Facebook bug hits 14M users, and 3 more things in cybersecurity this week

We hope everyone's having a safe day! This week's roundup of cybersecurity news features Facebook prominently. Not only did it have to work to resolve a software glitch affecting 14 million users statuses, it also confirmed it granted Chinese electronic firms access to user data, though at least one company – ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Shanghai Symphony signs China s first orchestra record deal

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra will release a CD via Deutsche Grammophon next year, featuring to-be-announced works by Chinese and Russian composers. Image: IStock via AFP........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Shanghai Symphony signs China’s first orchestra record deal

Deutsche Grammophon on Thursday announced a recording contract with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in a first global label deal for a Chinese orchestra. Led by China's most celebrated conductor Long Yu, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra will premiere on the German label next year with a CD of to-be-announced works by Chinese and Russian composers. Yu said that the orchestra hoped to reach new international audiences through Deutsche Grammophon, one of the most prestigious classical labels. "Shanghai's profile as an international city, open to the world and cultural exchange, makes it the ideal place to explore fresh ideas and look at ways of bringing together the be...Keep on reading: Shanghai Symphony signs China’s first orchestra record deal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Australia PM wants to question Zuckerberg for deals with Chinese firms

SYDNEY, Australia – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would "love" Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data. The social media behemoth has drawn renewed criticism after confirming it shared data ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Facebook granted Chinese electronics firms access to user data

MANILA, Philippines - In the wake of the controversial Cambridge Analytica scandal, The New York Times reported that Facebook, on Tuesday, June 5 confirmed that at least four Chinese electronics firms were granted private access to user data. The social media giant disclosed that it has data-sharing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018