China ‘plans to ban’ US IPOs for data-heavy tech firms – business live

[ad_1] Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news WSJ: China may ban companies with large amounts of sensitive consumer data from US floats New rules could thwart China tech firms from listing in the U.S. Markets await Jackson Hole symposium Furlough ‘cliff edge’ at Liberty Steel could put jobs at risk 9.07am BST … Read more

Kamala Harris’s south-east Asia trip reveals limits of US strategy | US foreign policy

[ad_1] In October 2013, as the former US president Barack Obama had to cancel his four-nation tour of south-east Asia due to the congressional impasse at home, China’s president Xi Jinping, instead, made the news headlines across the region. On that trip to Indonesia, Xi proposed to set up an Asian infrastructure investment bank to … Read more

Hong Kong police investigate organisers of Tiananmen Square vigil | Hong Kong

[ad_1] Hong Kong’s national security police are investigating the organisers of a vigil commemorating the Tiananmen Square massacre for alleged foreign collusion offences. Chow Hang-tung, the vice-chair of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, said authorities had written to core members of the longstanding group demanding information related to … Read more

Revisited: the danger – and beauty – of ultrarunning | News

[ad_1] This week we are revisiting some of our favourite episodes from the year so far. This episode was first broadcast on 8 June. To most people, the horror of 21 lives being lost during a race across 100km in a Chinese mountain range will have been amplified by how obscure the sport seems to … Read more

China’s trade halt with Lithuania over Taiwan ties sends warning to Europe | China

[ad_1] China’s use of trade as a weapon in diplomatic disputes appears to be now targeted at Lithuania, home to fewer than 3 million people, after the Baltic nation agreed to exchange diplomatic offices with Taiwan. But Beijing’s unofficial halt to its already limited trade with Lithuania is more about sending a warning to the … Read more

US intelligence study inconclusive on Covid origins, according to reports | Coronavirus

[ad_1] A classified US intelligence report delivered to the White House was inconclusive on the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic, in part due to a lack of information from China, according to US media reports. The assessment received on Tuesday, which was ordered by President Joe Biden 90 days ago, was unable to definitively conclude … Read more

Meng Wanzhou: ‘princess of Huawei’ who became the face of a high-stakes dispute | Huawei

[ad_1] Until she was detained at Vancouver airport in December 2018, Meng Wanzhou was not a household name. But the 49-year-old Huawei executive has now become the face of a high-stakes trilateral dispute between China, Canada and the US. On Wednesday a marathon extradition hearing wrapped up in Vancouver, after months of legal arguments over … Read more

The party’s over: China clamps down on its tech billionaires | Chinese economy

[ad_1] In a Politburo group study session on 23 November 2015, China’s president, Xi Jinping, recommended the book Capital in the Twenty-First Century by the French economist Thomas Piketty. “The rich data he used demonstrated that … unrestrained capitalism accelerates wealth inequality … [His] conclusion is worth us pondering on.” Back then, Piketty’s work on … Read more