Vera Dee

  • China - Tonga

    Tonga Signs up to China’s Belt and Road Initiative; Gets Five Years Loan Extension

    As part of the deal to join China's Belt and Road Initiative, Tonga recently confirmed that it received a five-year extention on its debt repayment.
  • Islamic State

    New Indonesian Law Will Put More Radicals in Prison

    Fears over the spread of jihadi ideas into Indonesian prisons have raised to new heights following the country’s adoption of a new law.
  • Singapore - Malaysia

    Malaysia Strengthens Tie With Singapore

    As part of the two countries' commitment to promote globalisation, both Malaysia and Singapore recently announced that they will be strengthening their trade ties.
  • China and the United States' trade war has impacted both of the countries' farmers when the initial put 25 percent tariff on the latter's soybeans.

    Soybean Sales Down Amidst Trade War

    Although soybean stock prices went up recently, export numbers are still dropping as China and United States continue to trade jabs in the trade war.
  • Tencent

    Tencent Imposes New ID Regulations

    Chinese tech giant Tencent recently announced that it is imposing a new ID regulation in order to curb video game addiction.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting with President Xi Jinping

    India Joins Inaugural China International Import Expo

    An Indian official recently confirmed that the country is participating in China's inaugural International Import Expo.
  • Labourer works inside an electronics factory

    German Company Plans Expansion in China

    Elektrisola opened its first facility in China fifteen years ago. Widely considered as one of the world’s leading manufacturer of enameled copper wire, the company is now seeking to expand its already vast production stronghold in the Asian superpower.
  • FedEx

    FedEx Confident Trade War Will Not Affect Business

    The ongoing trade war between two of the world’s largest economies are starting to hurt business from all over the world. Recently, logistics giant FedEx assured investors that the company’s business and global operations is not affected by the bitter trade war between China and the United States.
  • Illustration photo of a China yuan note

    Trade War Triggers China to Print More Money

    The ongoing trade war between China and the United States, two of the world’s top superpowers, is starting to tax each other’s economy. Recent reports revealed that China is planning to print more money in order to manage the massive tariffs slapped by the U.S. against the country’s goods. By adopting this strategy, China should be able to loosen its monetary policy which in turn can boost domestic demand and ultimately offset the negative repercussions of the tariffs.
  • A worker places U.S. and China flags near the Forbidden City ahead of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to Beijing, in Beijing

    Trade War: China Halts License Application for U.S. Companies

    China and the United States are currently locked in a bitter trade war that has seen more than $50 billion in tariffs being levied on various goods produced by the two superpowers. Recently, as part of its retaliatory actions, China announced that the country will halt accepting license applications from U.S. companies dealing in the financial services and other industries. China added that it will uplift the new regulation when Washington makes amends in order to settle the ongoing trade war.
  • Meituan Dianping

    Meituan Dianping: China’s ‘Amazon for Services’ Pushes Forward with IPO Plans

    Widely considered in China as the “Amazon for Services, tech giant Meituan recently confirmed that the company will be pushing forward with its plan for an Initial Public Offering (IPO). The decision came in as quite a shock for many in the industry as it was recently reported that the tech industry in China is facing quite a downturn.
  • Europe - Africa

    Europe, China Needs to Unite to Help Africa

    It is essential for both China and Europe to unite in developing and stabilizing Africa’s economy. Global times posted that it is the only answer to the migration crisis and it is also the solution to the spread of terrorism and underdevelopment in the country.
  • China Stock Market

    Ideanomics Inks $6 Billion Deal with First Auto Loan

    Seven Stars Cloud Group, more commonly known as Ideanomics, have recently signed a deal with one of China’s leading auto financing company, First Auto Loan. The deal between the two companies was reported to be valued at $6 billion.
  • Arabian Gulf, Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company Increased Trade Ties with China

    Abu Dhabi Ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) was reported to heighten its trade relations with China. The boost in trade ties followed Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the UAE in July.
  • China Stock Market

    China Improves Foreign Investment Despite Global Slump

    Despite the shift of the global market away from foreign investment, China still posted an overseas capital increase in 2017. Many market analysts are seeing this as a sign of the county’s robust economy.