Tag: Beijing

Nov 24 2018

UFC Beijing predictions: Let's take a closer look at Blaydes-Ngannou, Overeem-Pavlovich

Rise and shine! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just a few hours away from its upcoming UFC Fight Night 141 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, held this Sat. (Nov. 24, 2018) on Fight Pass from inside Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China. Leading the charge are top heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and two-time rival Francis Ngannou, […]

Nov 24 2018

Why Francis Ngannou should show out at UFC Beijing vs. Curtis Blaydes

View photos Curtis Blaydes (L) and Francis Ngannou face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in on Nov. 23, 2018 in Beijing, China. (Getty Images) More Under normal circumstances, this fight would be a co-main event on one of the most heavily stacked pay-per-view cards of the year, with the winner becoming one of the […]

Nov 16 2018

Beijing issues rare public warning on swine fever crisis

(CNN) – Chinese authorities have announced strict new measures in an attempt to halt the country’s fast-growing African swine fever crisis, which has spread to 18 provinces and led to the culling of more than 200,000 pigs. Days after acknowledging the situation was “serious,” the Chinese Agricultural Ministry on Friday reported the first outbreak of […]

Nov 16 2018

Beijing issues rare public warning on swine fever crisis

(CNN) – Chinese authorities have announced strict new measures in an attempt to halt the country’s fast-growing African swine fever crisis, which has spread to 18 provinces and led to the culling of more than 200,000 pigs. Days after acknowledging the situation was “serious,” the Chinese Agricultural Ministry on Friday reported the first outbreak of […]

Nov 16 2018

Beijing issues rare public warning on swine fever crisis

(CNN) – Chinese authorities have announced strict new measures in an attempt to halt the country’s fast-growing African swine fever crisis, which has spread to 18 provinces and led to the culling of more than 200,000 pigs. Days after acknowledging the situation was “serious,” the Chinese Agricultural Ministry on Friday reported the first outbreak of […]

Nov 06 2018

Bill Gates pushes clean-toilet technologies at Beijing expo

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Bill Gates pushes clean-toilet technologies at Beijing expo  Olean Times Herald Shitty problem: With poop in hand, Bill Gates draws attention to sanitation issues  Zee News Full coverage Source link

Oct 25 2018

How to Win a Cold War With Beijing

2 Comments By Seth Cropsey Oct. 25, 2018 6:50 p.m. ET Photo: Phil Foster Vice President Mike Pence announced a turning point in Washington’s relations with Beijing. In a speech Oct. 4 at the Hudson Institute, he acknowledged that four decades of attempts by the U.S. to make China a “stakeholder” in global norms and […]

Oct 18 2018

China's weak currency is helping it in the trade war — but Beijing doesn't want it to fall further

BEIJING —  Locked in an increasingly rancorous trade war, the United States and China don’t see eye to eye on many economic issues. A notable exception: the Chinese currency.  The Chinese yuan, also called the renminbi, fell to its lowest point in 21 months on Thursday, edging closer to an exchange rate of seven to […]

Oct 12 2018

China posts record trade surplus with the US in September, Beijing says

China recorded a record trade surplus of $34.13 billion with the U.S. in September amid intense trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies. The September surplus with the U.S. was larger than China’s overall trade surplus of $31.69 billion for the month. The world’s two largest economies are locked in a bitter trade dispute, […]

Oct 08 2018

US-China tensions flare as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with counterparts in Beijing

Deirdre Shesgreen USA TODAY Published 2:20 PM EDT Oct 8, 2018 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tangled with his Chinese counterparts over trade, Taiwan and other contentious issues during a high-stakes stop Monday. With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at his side, Pompeo said the two countries had “fundamental disagreements” to discuss behind closed doors. “We have […]