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La Jornada – China wrested trade hegemony from the United States in almost all countries

In 2000, the countries of America (except Paraguay), almost all of Europe and Oceania, as well as half of Africa and Asia, were the United.....»»

Category: sportsSource: abscbn abscbnAug 22nd, 2021

Olympic and economic rivals

Since1996, only two countries have dominated the medal rankings of every Summer Olympics held: the United States and China......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

U.S. eyes reopening to fully vaccinated foreigners

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The United States, which closed its borders to much of the world as the pandemic took hold, said Wednesday it plans eventually to begin allowing fully vaccinated foreigners back in, while China tightened overseas travel curbs amid surging infection numbers. The two countries’ travel-related moves come as the fast-spreading Delta variant cuts […] The post U.S. eyes reopening to fully vaccinated foreigners appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

Our foreign policy

Richard Heydarian, that astute political commentator, has his regular column Horizons in the Inquirer; last week, he titled it “Philippine Foreign Policy,” and it made me think about our continuing relations with other countries, particularly the United States and China; both are now competing for global influence......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

La Jornada – Biden orders an investigation into a cyber attack affecting nearly a thousand companies in the United States

New York. A cyber attack on the American company Kaseya, which provides IT tools, affected more than a thousand companies in at least 17 countries,.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 5th, 2021

Behind Airbus-Boeing truce lies a common rival: China

While the United States and Europe waged a 17-year trade battle over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus, China poured money into its own commercial aircraft to take on the Western aviation duopoly......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 20th, 2021

La Jornada – Air traffic recovers quickly in Mexico and the United States

Mexico and the United States are the two countries in America where the volume of air travelers is increasing. According to figures from consultancy Bain.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

The Biden government has set up a striking force to confront China on trade issues

The US President’s government announced, on Tuesday, that the United States will target China with a new “strike force” to combat unfair trade practices. Joe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

A different VFA

The renewed tension in the overlapping maritime territorial claims of countries surrounding the entire stretch of South China Sea have brought into the picture again the 1957 Mutual Defense Treaty of the Philippines with the United States......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 9th, 2021

China unfazed, warns versus US deployments

China warned the United States on Thursday against imposing its democratic ideals, while criticizing trade sanctions and military moves in Beijing’s backyard just hours after President Biden’s speech on American geopolitical priorities......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

US engages China in & lsquo;cognitive warfare& rsquo;

​The United States is engaged in a form of “cognitive warfare” with China in the East and South China Sea, where both countries have deployed aircraft carrier strike groups, the South China Morning Post reported Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

U.S. concerned China’s new coast guard law could escalate maritime disputes

WASHINGTON  – The United States is concerned by China’s recently enacted coast guard law and that it could escalate maritime disputes and be invoked to assert unlawful claims, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. China, which has maritime sovereignty disputes with Japan in the East China Sea and with several Southeast Asian countries in […] The post U.S. concerned China’s new coast guard law could escalate maritime disputes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021

Is a US-China war inevitable?

The foreign policy of the United States in terms of China and Southeast Asia is of paramount importance to the Philippines because the geographic location of the Philippines places it at the center of this potential conflict between the two countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2021

China bought barely 58% of what was agreed upon in the first phase of the trade agreement from the US

Madrid, 22 one. (Europe Press) – China and the United States formalized the first phase of their trade deal a year ago to end the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Say goodbye to our own COVID-19 vaccine

In September last year, I raised this question in this space: Why didn't the Duterte administration even think of initiating the development of a vaccine or cure for COVID-19, and completely relied on other countries, such as China, Russia, United States and United Kingdom, to supply us with the vaccines that would allow us to achieve herd immunity against the dreaded disease?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Gov t must extend travel ban on countries with cases of new COVID-19 variant — OCTA

The Philippines imposed travel ban on foreign travelers coming from 33 countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States and China. The travel bans will last only until Friday, January 15......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

PH keen on free trade agreements with US, other European countries

The Philippines remains interested in forging free trade agreements with the United States and different European countries, a government official said Monday......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 1st, 2020

Chinese embassy slams US security adviser

China has blasted United States National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien for his “unreasonable” remarks on the South China Sea as it accused the US of using electronic codes of civilian aircraft of the Philippines and other regional countries to carry out espionage flights over disputed waters......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

‘World’s Biggest Trade Deal’ Signed by Asean, China, Other Partner Countries

The world’s largest free trade agreement is signed by fifteen nations in the Asia-Pacific region on Sunday as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) was signed during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) annual summit, bringing more imported products to every Asean country. The agreement was signed by the Asean member states comprising […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 16th, 2020

Congratulations flood in for Biden’s ‘historic’ win

Congratulations poured in for US president-elect Joe Biden from around the world, with Washington’s allies, particularly in Europe, seeing his win as a chance at a fresh start after the antagonistic years under Donald Trump. From the EU to the UAE president-elect Joe Biden has received congratulations from around the world (AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN) As crowds rushed into the streets of Washington and other cities in exuberant celebration after US networks declared Biden the winner, here are some reactions from across the globe:  – Germany – “Congratulations!” said Chancellor Angela Merkel. “I wish luck and success from the bottom of my heart. “Our transatlantic friendship is irreplaceable if we want to overcome the great challenges of our times,” she said in a tweet issued by a government spokesman. – France – French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted: “The Americans have chosen their President. Congratulations @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris! We have a lot to do to overcome today’s challenges. Let’s work together!”  – Britain – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulated Biden “on his election as President of the United States and Kamala Harris on her historic achievement. “The US is our most important ally and I look forward to working closely together on our shared priorities, from climate change to trade and security.” – European Union – In a joint statement, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel, president of the European Council, which represents the leaders of EU member states, said: “We take note of the latest development in the electoral process.  “On this basis the EU congratulates President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on reaching enough Electoral Votes.”  – NATO – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg described Biden as a “strong supporter of our Alliance”. Stoltenberg, who often had to adapt to President Donald Trump making unexpected announcements about US troop drawdowns from NATO deployments, said in a tweet he looked forward to working with Biden. “A strong NATO is good for both North America and Europe,” he said.  – Canada – Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said: “I look forward to working with President-elect Biden, Vice President-elect Harris, their administration, and the United States Congress as we tackle the world’s greatest challenges together.” – Barack Obama – Former US president Barack Obama hailed Biden’s win as “historic and decisive” and appealed to Americans to overcome bitter divides and “find some common ground.” “Once every vote is counted, President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris will have won a historic and decisive victory,” Obama, Donald Trump’s White House predecessor, said in a statement. – Ireland – The republic’s prime minister Micheal Martin was one of the first to take to Twitter, tweeting: “I want to congratulate the new President Elect of the USA @JoeBiden. Joe Biden has been a true friend of this nation throughout his life and I look forward to working with him in the years ahead. I also look forward to welcoming him back home when the circumstances allow!”  – Greece – Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted: “Congratulations to US President-Elect @JoeBiden. Joe Biden has been a true friend of Greece and I’m certain that under his presidency the relationship between our countries will grow even stronger.” – Italy –  Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte tweeted: “Congratulations to the American people and institutions for an outstanding turnout of democratic vitality. We are ready to work with the President-elect @JoeBiden to make the transatlantic relationship stronger. The US can count on Italy as a solid Ally and a strategic partner.” – Spain – Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez tweeted: “The American people have chosen the 46th President of the United States. Congratulations @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris. We wish you good luck and all the best. We are looking forward to cooperating with you to tackle the challenges ahead of us.” – India – “Congratulations @JoeBiden on your spectacular victory!” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted. In a separate tweet to Biden’s running mate Kamala Harris, whose mother was Indian, Modi wrote: “Your success is pathbreaking, and a matter of immense pride not just for your chittis, but also for all Indian-Americans.” “Chitti” is a Tamil term of endearment for the younger sisters of one’s mother, which Harris used in her acceptance of the Democratic nomination for vice president. She is the first woman of color elected to the US vice presidency. – Nigeria – In his congratulations, President Muhammadu Buhari, leader of Africa’s most populous nation, called for “greater engagement” with the continent. He said he looked forward to “enhanced cooperation between Nigeria and the United States, especially at economic, diplomatic and political levels, including especially on the war against terrorism”. – Ukraine – President Volodymyr Zelensky tweeted in English: “Congratulations to Joe Biden, Kamala Harris! Ukraine is optimistic about the future of the strategic partnership with the United States. Ukraine and the USA have always collaborated on security, trade, investment, democracy, fight against corruption. Our friendship becomes only stronger!”  – South Africa – President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Twitter his government looked forward to “working with you and deepening our bonds of friendship and cooperation”. – Iraq – President Barham Saleh extended “warmest congratulations” to Biden, describing him as “a friend and trusted partner in the cause of building a better Iraq. We look forward to working to achieve our common goals and strengthening peace and stability in the entire Middle East”. – Egypt – President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Egypt, the most populous Arab country, looked forward to “strengthening strategic bilateral ties between Egypt and the US in the interest of both countries and peoples”. – UAE –  “Congratulations to @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris on winning the US elections. Our sincere wishes for further development and prosperity for the American people. The UAE and USA are friends and allies with a strong historic partnership that we look forward to strengthening together,” tweeted Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsNov 8th, 2020

Emperador Shows Income Growth; Continues to Expand Across North America, Europe and China

Emperador Inc. continues its aggressive growth across North America and Europe during the first nine months of the year even as the global pandemic adversely hit most countries in these continents. Fundador, Tres Cepas, and Emperador brands have been growing consistently, particularly in the United States, Canada, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, and Greater China. In […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 5th, 2020