The Chinese Government has continuously strengthen its ties with Africa especially on public health cooperation as more Chinese medical experts are saving millions of Africans from deadly diseases such as the Ebola Virus.
Social Media giants Twitter and Facebook were summoned to appear in the Congress to answer questions about the foreign influence the social media sites and the user protection in their platforms. Google failed to send a representative before the committee.
Reports are circulating that the FBI is at an early stage of investigation involving American Express’ rumoured price misrepresentation to win client’s business. Company’s shares dropped as news of the investigation circulates.
Chinese e-commerce group JD.com billionaire founder Liu Qiangdong has returned to China on Monday after spending a night at the Hennepin County Jail in Minnesota, USA due to allegation of sexual assault.
Japan suffered the strongest typhoon that has landed in the country within 25 years. Typhoon Jebi made its touchdown in the western area of the country bringing heavy rain and crushing winds of up to 172 km/h.
Iran sanctions lead the many factors that might increase oil price to US$95 per barrel. John Kilduff from Again Capital told reporters that West Texas Intermediate is expected to implement the increase this winter.
China is loosening its foreign investment policies for global businesses as it pursues its belt and road initiative. On the hand, its economic rival, the United States, goes all-out on its indiscriminate slapping of tariffs to its trading partners.
Shanghai Securities News reported that the testing phase of a blockchain trade finance platform has been officially launched by the People’s Bank of China. The “Bay Area Trade Finance Blockchain Platform” was released earlier than its scheduled date.
E-House Enterprise Holdings sees greater opportunity for growth as an effect of the high-speed railway that links Hong Kong and China. The company expects more property sales as Hong Kong enjoys improved residency rights in mainland China under the Chinese government’s new permit policy.