"We live in unsettled times," the president sings at the beginning of John Adams' opera "Nixon in China." He has just arrived in Peking (now Beijing) for his 1972 meeting with Chairman Mao, thus opening up relations between the U.S. and China and ... Los Angeles Times, 1 month ago
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8:41 pm MIKE WOOTTON THINKING back to when I was working in China—negotiating oil and gas concessions with the Chinese government—I often used to think that there was some old walnut-faced little man sitting in a small room somewhere ...Manila Times, 6 days ago
Over the last 15 years China has led maritime forecasters a right old dance. In 2002, rumours that Chinese iron ore imports were about to take off were hard to believe. In those days China's total imports were below 400mtpa and the ore trade had ...Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, 1 month ago
Whilst it ranks fourth on the scale of physical size, it rates top in terms of population with over 1.3B inhabitants. Only India comes close. We all buy goods made in China every day. Its adoption of a free enterprise system administered by a one ...Business Matters Magazine, 2 months ago
SHANGHAI - China's newspapers, as a rule, pay the UK scant regard. Premier League football is one exception. Media-savvy 'Brand Beckham' is another, and when a suited-but-not-sufficiently-booted David skidded painfully onto his backside while ...The Week UK, 2 months ago
04/18/2015 04:31 PM The Impossible Challenge of Ethical Shopping By Markus Brauck, Dietmar Hawranek , Simone Salden and Bernhard Zand Many consumers are intimidated by calls to buy smartly and sustainably. Now a handful of activists and big ...Spiegel Online, 1 week ago
When President Lincoln was killed there was an outpouring of well wishes sent from abroad. For instance, a group of French men from the Lodge of the Friends of Perfect Union sent First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln personally this note: Madam: Some ...Washington Post, 1 week ago Read foreign condolences after Lincoln's assassination Washington Post, 1 week ago
(Bloomberg Business) -- Last fall, as oil prices crashed, Ali al-Naimi, Saudi Arabia's petroleum minister and the world's de facto energy czar, went mum. He still popped up, as is his habit, at industry conferences on three continents. Yet from ...La Repubblica, 2 weeks ago Saudi Arabia's Plan to Extend the Age of Oil Bloomberg, 2 weeks ago
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The Indian and Chinese operations to evacuate their respective citizens from Yemen illustrate both countries very different equation with and footprint in the Gulf region. India continues to evacuate its citizens. By Tuesday, just half of the ...Abu Dhabi National, 2 weeks ago
By Chaim Estulin Chinese property developer Kaisa Group 's mysterious implosion confirmed the worst fears many international bond investors hold about China: it's inscrutable, unpredictable and provides offshore creditors little protection. On ...Forbes.com, 2 weeks ago
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