Weekly News & Events

Date: 

Monday, November 14, 2016

INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY:

Chinese Foreign Ministry Defends Cyber Law; U.S.-China Business Council Skewers It – Inside US Trade

Trump Sees Japan’s Abe as Ally in Push Back against China: Adviser – Reuters

China Positioned to Gain Global Sway After Trump Win – Wall Street Journal

Trump and Chinese President Hold Cordial First Phone Call – New York Times

Chinese Ship Opens New International Trade Route via Pakistani Port – Associated Press

China’s Xi Tells Trump Two Countries Must Promote Non-Conflict, Cooperation – Reuters

Will India Spoil China’s South China Sea Ambitions? – Forbes

President-Elect Donald Trump Faces Foreign-Policy Quandaries – Wall Street Journal

 

ECONOMICS AND TRADE:

China Threatens to Cut Sales of iPhones and US Cars if ‘Naïve’ Trump Pursues Trade War – Guardian

Trump Team Plays Down Fears of US Trade War with China – Financial Times

China Investment Uptick Could Be Over before It Begins – Wall Street Journal

Chinese Metals Manufacturer Takes Shine to Hollywood – Wall Street Journal

China Seeks to Boost Foreign Enrollment in Colleges – Wall Street Journal

China Warns Trump against Abandoning Climate Change Deal – Financial Times

China Consumer Inflation Picks Up, Driven by Higher Food Prices – Wall Street Journal

China’s Slippery Consumers – Bloomberg

China’s Yuan Weakness Masks a Bigger Problem – Market Watch

Trump Administration Likely to Focus on China, Trade Enforcement over Negotiations – Inside US Trade

The Stage Is Set for the Amazon Vs Alibaba Battle in Southeast Asia – Tech in Asia

Voters Take Note: China’s Trade Surplus with U.S. Is Shrinking – Bloomberg

TPP Defeat, Future of US-Asian Alliances Sour Obama’s Final Trip – CNN

 

SECURITY:

China Police Official Meng Hongwei to Head Interpol – Al Jazeera

Here’s Who Trump May Pick to Lead the Pentagon’s Nearly 3 Million Military and Civilian Personnel – Business Insider

Can China’s Ambitious OBOR Mesh with Russian Plans in Eurasia? – Diplomat

China Offers Export Version of YJ-12 Supersonic Anti-Ship Missile – IHS Jane’s

 

SOCIETY:

China Revives ‘Comrade’ in Drive for Communist Party Discipline – Financial Times

8 More Pro-Democracy Lawmakers in Hong Kong May Lose Seats – New York Times

China Also Is Going to the Polls. But You’d Barely Know It. – Washington Post

China Passes Law to Ensure Films ‘Serve the People and Socialism’ – Guardian

Brace For Singles’ Day as Chinese Consumers Click and Swipe to Shop – South China Morning Post