Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Tag: China

Cognac sales jump 31%, thanks to the US and China

Sales of the brandy, produced in the Cognac region of France, rose by almost 31% in value to 3.6 billion euros ($4.1 billion), industry group BNIC said Monday. Volumes were up 16% to 223.2...

US basketball player Sonny Weems racially abused by fans in China

In a video circulating on social media, fans can be heard repeatedly shouting the “N” word and “get out of China” at 35-year-old Weems, who plays for the Guangdong Southern Tigers in the Chinese...

China is still the ultimate prize that Western banks can’t resist

Late last month, HSBC (HBCYF) received approval from Chinese regulators to take full control of its life insurance joint venture, which was created in 2009 in equal partnership with a Chinese company under rules...

Zero-Covid China fights to contain Omicron as restrictions tighten

Tianjin, which detected China’s first community spread of Omicron on Saturday, is rolling out a second round of mass testing on its 14 million residents on Wednesday. As of noon Tuesday, 97 people had...

Papa Johns plans to open over 1,350 stores in China

The pizza chain plans to open over 1,350 stores in South China by 2040 in partnership with the Asian private equity firm FountainVest Partners, it said on Friday. The deal will increase Papa Johns...

Japan and China agree to set up defense hotline amid tensions over East China Sea, Taiwan

China’s Defense Ministry confirmed the hotline agreement in a statement without giving a date for its implementation. The agreement — reached during a two-hour video conference between Japan’s Nobuo Kishi and China’s Wei Fenghe...

China spent 2021 battling business. Xi Jinping will play it safer this year

Add that to a handful of other problems in the world’s second largest economy, and you have some serious risks for the Chinese government to contend with in 2022. Even though China emerged from...

Biden’s China response is ‘bare minimum,’ Olympics should be relocated: Sen. Rick Scott

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., agreed with Fox News host Laura Ingraham on “The Ingraham Angle” on Tuesday night that many big-name U.S. companies seem more concerned about reaping profits in China than about...

Ingraham: China ‘collaborators’ like Apple’s Tim Cook, financier Ray Dalio endanger US

In her “Ingraham Angle” monologue on Tuesday, host Laura Ingraham called out several wealthy American business titans who are “collaborating” against U.S. interests to appease China for their own financial and corporate gain. Ingraham...

House passes bill approving $770B in national defense, with focus on Russia, China

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act that comes with a price tag of about $770 billion and the...