US President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting much higher until the flow of people ceases.
Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators “hurtful.”
US moves against Chinese tech titan Huawei have had “no effect” on the firm’s aviation business despite several countries taking steps to block its mobile services, a top company executive said on Monday.
Washington will impose a five per cent tariff on all goods from Mexico — increasing to as much as 25 per cent — until “illegal migrants” stop coming through the country into the US, President Donald Trump said on Thursday.
China will issue a warning about the risk of studying in the United States, the editor-in-chief of a widely read Chinese newspaper, the Global Times, said on Monday.
Wall Street stocks dropped again early on Tuesday as the latest flare-up in US-China trade tensions dampened hopes for a speedy resolution to the months-long fight. About 15 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had lost 1.0 per cent to 26,172.42. The broad-based S&P 500 fell 1.1 per cent to 2,900.19, while the tech-rich Nasdaq
China’s Huawei, hit by crippling US sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its smartphones will disappear from international markets, analysts said. Smartphone shipments at Huawei, the world’s second-largest smartphone
Venezuelan security forces fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse demonstrators who turned out in Caracas to protest massive power outages that have kept much of the country in darkness since early March. AFP journalists on the scene said the security forces blocked opposition protesters from concentrating at certain points in the western side of the city.
It was a stark warning about the risks ahead for the global economy, even by the forthright standards of the boss of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).