Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said the coronavirus protests will not shake the government

Ai Weiwei says the protests are unlikely to last The police will use force to silence the protesters The movement lacks organization and leadership MONTEMOOR AU NOVO, Portugal, Nov. 28 (Reuters) – From his Portuguese home, Ai Weiwei, a prominent Chinese dissident whose art often criticizes Beijing’s policies, said the latest wave of protests will … Read more

The global oil market points to short-term weakness ahead of the EU embargo on Russian oil

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The global oil market is signaling a possible turnaround, as traders and analysts worry about lower demand for crude and an oversupply market in the coming months. After months of strength, crude oil futures are tipping to lows not seen all year as top oil consumer China enters additional COVID-19 lockdowns … Read more

Canada launches new Indo-Pacific strategy, focused on ‘disruptive’ China

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada on Sunday launched its long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy, pledging more resources to deal with a “troubled” China as it works with the world’s second-biggest economy on climate change and trade issues. The 26-page document outlined spending of C$2.6 billion ($1.9 billion), including to strengthen Canada’s military presence and cyber security in the … Read more

Protests erupted in Xinjiang and Beijing after a deadly fire

(Reuters) – Public anger in China over the expansion of COVID-19 lockdowns across the country has erupted in rare protests in China’s far-western region of Xinjiang and the country’s capital, where infections hit a new record. Crowds took to the streets Friday night in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, chanting “Stop the lockdown!” and pumping … Read more

China’s coronavirus cases are rising, and hard-hit Beijing is tightening entry rules

Three deaths over the weekend in Beijing, the first since May Guangzhou has ordered a five-day lockdown in Baiyun district Nationwide, China reported 26,824 new local cases Those arriving in Beijing had to take three days of exams BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s capital warned on Monday that it was facing the most severe test of … Read more

Younger Chinese are rejecting the factory jobs that underpin the economy

SHENZHEN (Reuters) – Growing up in a Chinese village, Julian Zhou only saw his father a few times a year when he returned for a break from his grueling job at a textile factory in the southern province of Guangdong. For his father’s generation, working in factories was a lifeline out of rural poverty. For … Read more

Column: China picks up the American beans while the pig herd is still in check

NAPPERVILLE, Illinois, Nov. 17 (Reuters) – China has been choppy in the U.S. soybean market lately, though its purchases last week were unexpectedly large and probably badly needed as supplies of the largest bean ran out. imported. However, China’s pig industry, the largest in the world, could be on rocky ground as evidenced by rising … Read more

Biden and Xi clash over Taiwan, but military action seen as unlikely

Biden and Xi hold 3-hour Bali meeting before G20 summit Both leaders stress the need to put relations back on track Russia rejects reports of foreign minister being hospitalized Indonesia seeks tangible progress in the global economy in the G20 Ukraine’s Zelensky is scheduled to address the G20 on Tuesday NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – … Read more

Asian stocks mixed amid Fed warning, China hopes

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Federal Reserve Chairman Waller underestimates the CPI as just a single number Beijing offers property support, COVID steps Biden will meet with Xi at the G20 meeting SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were mixed on Monday as a major US central bank warned investors to stay away from single-digit inflation, while Chinese stocks … Read more

Exclusive: Tesla considering exporting electric vehicles from Shanghai to the US and Canada

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Two people familiar with Tesla’s plan told Reuters that Tesla has considered plans to export electric cars made in China to the United States and Canada, a move that would connect its largest factory to North America. Its biggest market. Tesla has assessed whether its Model 3 and Model Y electric cars … Read more