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Sep 4, 2017 5:30am PDT
reaction which was immediately slammed as unacceptable by china, even of aging did launch an official complaint with pyongyang over the test. china has stressed many times the military force is not an option to solve the korean peninsula issue. many countries also stressed in their statements or speeches a feasible resolution on the peninsula issue is the only correct way out. we agree with that. urgeder: russia has also parties to continue seeking diplomatic solutions to the crisis, but did sentiment to reassess the military balance in the region after the u.s. and south korea deployed more thaad anti-missile launchers. the north reports should be treated with caution, unconcerned instantly or capability was growing. in light of these most recent threats military officials in the south setting up carried out that simulated a test on a north korean nuclear test site. host: for more on this crisis i enjoyed by our correspondents thomas lowe from moscow and brian in beijing. thomas, moscow has condemned north korea's latest detonation of a nuclear bomb. they are making it clear they are
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Aug 24, 2015 2:30pm PDT
about concerns over china and economic slowdown there. you have the world's biggest economy and second-biggest economy. there is a direct effect. major concern, this slowdown in great momentum in china. one senior analyst said that today's falls are all about china. >> china seems to be the buzzword there. some analysts say that we should not be surprised. this has been a long time coming. >> for the last four years, u.s. stocks have been revising steadily. over the past four days, we have seen a slump. this meltdown on monday. blue chips like apple fell today. stocks down as much as your team percent on the day over the course of trading. oil are all down dramatically. when the top shanghai index lower, wall street could hardly not feel the effects of that. >> i bet you were not expecting to see that today. thank you so much for the update from the new york stock exchange. now from a former chief economist at a french bank. also the founder of the bank consultants. the only how you are feeling this evening. crisis,began, this since one year. people say that it is not a problem.
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Nov 9, 2017 5:30am PST
live from paris. jeannie: donald trump is on day two of his china trip. he and the chinese president xi jinping have been focusing on the nuclclear crisis s from norh korea and trade. the business wraps up with a state dinner tonight. for more now, i am joined live.. it seems like president trump wanted to give the image that their leaders are on the same page. is that really what is happening there today? yes, in front of the cameras, the press, both leaders wanted to say they are ironed out there differences and had fruitful talks. hadident trump said he great chemistry and tweeted he had been very helpful. i'm sorry, go ahead. virgine: however, while washington wants china to be firmer on north korea, xi jinping said he would have talks. this is not what washington wants. washington wants beijing to cut commercial ties with pyongyang, and it is not clear what beijing is going to do in the next week or so on north korea. on trade, the same thing -- donald trump, very harsh words for china, the trade surplus, but it remains to be seen why china will do exactly in the follo
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Nov 10, 2014 5:30am PST
'ke a look at what is making headlines this hour. a historic meeting between the leaders of china and japan the first time after more than two years with high tensions amid territorial disputes. voters in catalonia have backed independence from the bad news -- from the spanish region. the u.s. and eu worried over reports of a buildup in sector three -- in reinforcements in ukraine as shelling continues around the city of donetsk. the day's business news, including china agreeing to buy some 300 billion more of russian debt, in a bill blog -- badly needed by moscow. an accident took place at the train station in central tel aviv. local media are reporting authorities are treating the incident as a possible terrorist attack. according to one newspaper police have arrested a palestinian man. he rammed his car into pedestrians in central jerusalem, the second such incident of its kind in as many weeks, killing two israelis. israeli police shot the driver dead. tensions over access to a jerusalem compound housing isl am's third holiest site. we will bring you more details on that story
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Oct 29, 2015 5:30am PDT
this hour. emblematic law had forced many chinese couples to have just one child. china's official news agency, all couples will be able to have two children. community,tional according to john kerry. here to meet with russian, turkish, and saudi counterparts. the head of fema wants his money back. .ome of the deals done craig dyke says he will be looking to recoup the 21 million pounds. those are the headlines this hour. coming up, a massive overhaul of one of europe's biggest banks. how deutsche bank is planning to shed some 30,000 jobs. our top story this hour, china's ruling party has said today that it is to ease family planning restrictions to allow two children's for all couples. the change represents a major liberalization of the country's restrictions which had already eased slightly in 2013, that prevented many couples and china from having more than one child ever since 1980. we are going to speak to our correspondent in beijing, tracy chairing. c --hang. tell us a little bit more about what this change means. tracy: it probably refracts more and the status of china's economy
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Aug 14, 2015 5:30am PDT
apologize. fires continue to burn in shenzhen -- in tianjin, china. molly: we started in athens, where after an all-night debate, the greek parliament has approved the country's third international bailout. alexis tsipras got support from pro-euro opposition parties. the third of mp's voted no or abstain. abstained. the latest bailout will involve tax hikes and spending cuts in return for 85 billion euros. france 24's alexander has the story. it is a night that divided the ruling syriza party. prime minister alexis tsipras said it was necessary. i do not regret my decision to compromise on a bailout deal when the alternative would have been a heroic suicide for most of the greek people. vote -- had toto rely on those from the new democracy party. the finance minister was accused of making provocative comments ahead of the vote. [shouting in greek] senior series officials criticized tsipras, saying he broke the anti-austerity crutches he had run on. >> we are now introducing a leather -- another lovely bailout. whatever the greek people look for, no matter what they fight for, no
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Jan 19, 2016 5:30am PST
now. theyumbers are in and concern a slowdown in china. >> we have been saying this all along, all last year. the world's second-largest steam and 20some 15th or gdp in the fourth quarter came in at 6.8%, while growth for last year declined 6.9%. that is the slowest annual pace in china in 25 years. the slowdown as beijing tries to steer the economy away from manufacturing to service instead. this was one of the major parts of china's booming economy. now migrant workers in the coastal city in the southeast of the country are feeling the full force of the slowdown. business is not as good as it used to be. in the past hour, 10,000 people have been banned. now only a few thousand are left. >> china's economic growth is at its lowest level in 25 years. it grew by 6.9% in 2015 compared to its 7.3% a year earlier. the figures are in line with targets set by beijing, the world's second-largest economy. -- as china's -- th is seen investors are worried. >> china is in a transitional phase between old and new. transitional industries are big in size, emerging industries are small in size
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Jun 6, 2016 2:30pm PDT
. anchor: talks between china and the u.s., take placing in beijing. it puts together both sides on a range of issues like climate change and finance. already, these a bit overshadowed by growing concessions with china's claims to the south tennessee. -- china sea. reporter: these talks are meant to bring the two sides closer together. it is hard to see how they can beijing's disk you did claim to the south china sea driving waves during the two. manual talks between the biggest economic powerhouses, china called for more trust. >> the pacific should not be a stage for competition. become an interest between china and the u.s. and the asia-pacific region, make it possible for both countries to keep up communication. cooperate more and relate to challenges. dispute: the maritime has pushed relations between china and its neighbors to breaking point. speaking alongside the chinese president, the u.s. secretary of state john kerry called for a diplomatic solution to the crisis. john kerry: really position we have taken is, let's not resolve this by unilateral action. let's resolve this
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Jun 6, 2016 5:30am PDT
to the ballot box for a second round on june 19. genie: the south china sea is one of the biggest diplomatic hotspots in the world are it some $5 trillion in shipping trades pass through there every year. most of the sea is claimed by china, but other countries have overlapping claims, including the philippines, that has close military ties to washington. in beijing today for a conference on ties between the u.s. and china. covering that is story for france 24 in beijing and joins us from there. things that were very tense going into these talks -- tell us more about that. >> tensions between the u.s. and china going into these dialogues were brought about by an international court ruling, involving a case by the philippines against china. the u.s. fears the outcome a of the trial could lead to china bringing in an aircraft identification zone, and meaning any aircraft would have to identify themselves to chinese officials per john kerry, the secretary of state chinae u.s., from outside before these dialogues, said this would be destabilizing. genie: how have things changed since
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Dec 12, 2016 5:30am PST
that recognizes taiwan as part of china. france's most influential women goes on trial. international monetary fund chief christine lagarde is facing a possible one year jail term over a payout to a businessman that she oversaw during her time is prime minister. also coming up, in business, we will take a closer look at how the world's oldest bank is trying to save itself from a government bailout in italy. , andhristmas is coming while santa claus is normally flying around the sky with his reindeer, he is now underwater in mexico. more on why on the way. first, our top story live from paris. we will start in syria, where the army is drawing ever closer to taking the entire city of aleppo back from the rebels, who have had much of the east for the us five years. the latest reports now say rebels have lost 95% of territory they held just three weeks ago. one human rights group says more than 10,000 residents have fled aleppo in the past day alone. more on the situation there, let's bring in regional correspondent adam pletts in beirut. what is the latest you have been hearing? adam: th
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Oct 27, 2015 5:30am PDT
close to china's man-made islands in disputed waters. china is transforming reefs into artificial islands with potential military use. riots andfter the flamed the paris suburbs, many residents say nothing has changed. up, is china trying to sing its way to economic success? state media has published a music video to explain it five-year plan. we will be crunching the numbers behind the notes in our business updates. and baconor sausage lovers. a new study says processed meats has a direct link to cancer. more on how bad it is, on the way. first, more on our top stories. rescue workers are racing to get relief aid to victims of monday's massive earthquake. it struck in the mountains of northern afghanistan, not far from the border with pakistan. the devotee -- the death toll stands at over 300. >> it has been a long night at the hospital. thestan wakes up to aftermath of the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that rocked the region on monday. as i walked out of a rice shop, the building collapsed and both my legs were trapped in rubble. two or three other men were with me. i do not know wha
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Apr 20, 2015 5:30am PDT
and transform it into a regional economic hub. also coming up for you this hour, can china's drivers be convinced to go green? we will have a report on the challenges facing electric carmakers there. and from baby fashion to bookmakers' betting an a-z on the upcoming birth of the new royal baby. that and more coming your way. first, our top stories. first, hundreds of people are feared dead in the new migrant shipwreck off the coast of libya. one survivor says there were up to 950 people on board the ship and that some of them have been locked -- have been locked below deck by smugglers taking them to italy. it could be the deadliest migrant disaster to date in a year already heavy with victims. the italian coast guard is still searching for bodies. >> it is our moral duty to concentrate on our responsibility as europeans to prevent this kind of tragedy from happening again and again. the main issue here is to build together the common sense -- a common sense of european responsibility. there is no easy or magic solution. but there is a responsibility we have to exercise together. cl
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Nov 30, 2015 5:30am PST
focus on the two countries, china and the u.s., being the top two polluters in the world. let's take a look at what promises some countries have made in the run up to cop21. >> leading by example, some of leaders arebiggest setting ambitious targets -- among them, china, the biggest emitter of carbon gas. beijing says it's emissions will peak by 2030. wind andcommitting to solar power and natural gas. the u.s. is aiming to cut emissions by 26% to 28% over the 80% by 2050.nd president obama: if we are the early adapters and the example centers and we are the ones who are going to be creating and selling the products and services that help the entire world adapt to a clean energy future. union -- the 28 member bloc wants to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030. even india, long seen as a reluctant player, says it will reduce its carbon intensity by 35%. that is the amount of co2 emitted by each unit of energy. generate halfll its energy from a noble sources. but the goals are only achievable if financial support mechanisms are put in place to support their efforts. c
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Feb 8, 2016 5:30am PST
pay their fair share. we will have the details for you. areions across china celebrating the year of the monkey as the lunar new year gets underway. first, our top stories from paris. ♪ >> we will start in syria where a government push to retake the largest government city has forced tens of thousands of people from their homes. they are running from bombs from russian planes that are backing the government offensive. thousands of people are stranded on the border with turkey. eight agencies are saying the situation is becoming desperate. story 24 is covering the on the turkish side. somee, you were talking to of the people stuck over the border in syria, many of whom have been there for four days. what have they been saying to you? sophie: some of them are starting to be angry. they have been there for three or four days, escaping intense bombing in northern syria. all they want to do is to be able to escape syria to survive. in the last two days, we have seen trucks with food, chickens, and materials -- construction materials go in on this side of the border. the turkish official
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Sep 30, 2014 5:30am PDT
resign, saying they are not going anywhere until china grasps real democracy. jihadist militants from the islamic state group closed in on a key town on the border of syria and turkey, despite continuing airstrikes on the international coalition. and a major flood hits some 60 cities across the south of france, including the historic town of montpellier. ♪ also coming up this hour, turning 50. we will take a closer look at the argentinian comic and her creator. also, sports coming up. but first for you, tens of thousands of protesters are in hong kong. they have now upped their demand, saying they want beijing to answer their calls for democratic reform before a deadline tomorrow, china's national day. leaders of the occupy central movements are they want the current executive leadership of hong kong to step down. anger over beijing moving to vet new candidates is what kicked off the protest in the first place. paul james is our correspondent. tomorrow marks the 61st anniversary of the founding of communist party rule in china basically china's national holiday. protesters have
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Dec 6, 2016 2:30pm PST
time, china and japan both near the top as well. why is it asian countries consistently do so well in education? grexit it's often very hard to compare countries, because it's often not the entire country. in china, it's only some parts of china. compareot really shanghai with france over all. when it comes to japan, i think in japan there is much less inequality, social inequalities in schools. and probably it's a better location of teachers. that's why the major issues in france, the fact that socially deprived schools also get the most inexperienced teachers. higher rates of absenteeism actually contributes to pre-existing inequalities. so there are many lessons to draw from the comparison of countries. one of them is the resources that students get in different schools, depending on their background. france is not doing very well on that front. >> we will have to leave it there, but thank you very much indeed. merkel hasngela today officially launched her bid for reelection. speaking at the annual gathering of her center-right christian democratic union, she pledged to tackle p
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Sep 3, 2015 5:30am PDT
i know in china was glued to the tv to watch this event unfold. we had over 12,000 troops on display, tanks, and missiles being displayed in tiananmen square. the chinese president and his wife earlier were in tiananmen square to welcome 34 officials to come in and watch the military parade, including the only u.s. ally intending -- attending. an unprecedented show of close tightness between china and russia, vladimir putin was the last one to enter, shook hands with the president and his wife, and they left the area together to go on to tiananmen square to watch the parade. the mood has been festival with blue skies and clear error. genie: the chinese president made an announcement about cutting back the military. >> even though china really flexed its military muscle, the president made this surprising announcement of cutting 300,000 troops from the military force. immediately after, a lot of western analysts say this cut is largely symbolic and will not weaken china's military power. it is still spending aggressively on its navy and air force. the president has said that c
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Feb 10, 2017 2:30pm PST
trump held his first telephone exchange as president with china leaders xi jingping. a conversation which the white house this grabbed as extremely corneal, trump underlined his commitment to the china policy. reporter: donald trump walking back his doubts on the china policy. in a phone call with xi jingping, trump affirmed the u.s. would continue to honor the policy, which has been a staple of china relations for decades. policy, thee china u.s. officially recognizes one government of china and does not maintain direct diplomatic relations with the taiwanese government. during china's civil war, which saw the communist party take control of the mainland. the chinese government praised the development. is ae one china policy political foundation of the u.s. china relationship. -- ppreciate >> taiwan acknowledged the news, saying it has been in close contact with the u.s. and will continue to take a zero surprise regional pointing out stability is a vital importance to u.s. interests. thursday night marked the first time trump had spoken to the chinese president since his and occupa
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Nov 10, 2014 2:30pm PST
brewing at the same time between china and the united states, when it comes to trade. barack obama says a free trade agreement -- it is not going too well with the hosts in beijing. china has been excluded from the ppt -- tpt talks.charlotte hawkins has more. >> it's been a slow process. president obama said momentum is building from -- for a washington-backed trade agreement in the asia-pacific. >> we worked together toward the ultimate goal of the pre-k -- free trade area in the asia-pacific. apec has shown the number of pathways that could make it reality, and one of those is the transpacific partnership between the united states and 11 other nations. >> these countries make up some 800 million people, almost 40% of the global economy. notably applet -- absent are russia and china. obama's discussions of a free trade agreement excluding china whilst in its own backyard, seen as a snub to the chinese president, xi. he is pushing his own idea for a separate radio with time at the center known as the free trade area of the asia-pacific ftaap. the rivalry could cause problems. >> when they
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Nov 8, 2017 2:30pm PST
well we begin this hour in china and the lavish welcome for donald trump as he continues his twelve day tour of asia but despite warm words. between the u. s. president and his counterparts xi jinping tough talks on trade and north korea lie head to do all night to caesar has this report. a rare honor for donald trump. the u. s. president and first lady tour china's former imperial palace known as the forbidden city. along with the chinese president sieging paying and his wife. before his arrival trump flattered his host with a tweet sizing a great political victory at the communist party conference way see. solider power with the closed door appointment to his second a five year term. but trump's praise is likely calculated to soften the tone of what promises to be difficult talks. on the agenda beijing economic support for north korea which the u. s. has been trying to weaken with only limited. job on the beaches at changi china has been completely strictly and earnestly implementing the relevant un security council resolution. and the filling do international obligations solution
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Apr 13, 2017 5:30am PDT
the same interview he says the u.s. government will not labeled china a current you manipulate her despite repeatedly promising to do so in the past. on the campaign trail donald trump was quick to criticize china, vowing to name the country a currency manipulator in his first day in the white house. >> we are going to apply terrorists to any country that devalues its currency to gain an unfair advantage over the amount states. >> in his first day in office came and went without any mention of china's currency manipulation. he completely changed his tune. he told the wall street journal that china is not a currency manipulator. he still raised the concern of china's trade surplus with the u.s. last year the u.s. imported almost $480 billion from china with an x boards making only 170 billion. he added he could accept the trade deficit in exchange for assistance with north korea. the u.s. treasury has a black for currency manipulators. china last made it onto the list in 1994. it was known for buying foreign currencies to push them higher against the wand -- the yuan. >> let's take
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Dec 31, 2015 5:30am PST
latest losses could be above 4 billion euros. journalists innt france are outraged over china's decision not to renew the visa of a french reporter. she is a correspondent for a magazine in beijing. chinese authorities accused her death she is expected to fly back to france later today. reporter: a longtime beijing course on -- beijing correspondent, she will now have .o pack up and go she needs to leave the country by the end of the year. on saturday, beijing decided not to renew her presley sent over an article she wrote -- her press visa over an article she wrote. >> there are arguments on what was said in my article, which was wholly distorted. that's why when they asked me for apologies i cannot accept that. chinese authorities have accused her of supporting terrorism and they demanded she apologized. gautier herself recognizes her mistake -- ursula gaultier herself recognizes her mistake. >reporter: the article that created the issue is this one. journalists suggested beijing had ulterior motives in expressing solidarity with friends -- season journal ist suggested beijing
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Dec 22, 2016 2:30pm PST
concerns over cognitive interest. peter navarro, a fierce critic of china come is to head up the new national trade body. in the past he describe aging as being brutal, amoral and cheating. u.s.ter: as the president-elect prepares for his inauguration, the newest member of team trump has been named. be heading a we'll new national trade body. the economist is well known for his criticism of china. " -- he penned the book crouching tiger, "death by china and the coming china wars." a statement from the transition team calls him a visionary economist. he would expand growth, and bring jobs back to the u.s. during the election, trump made trade a core campaign issue, criticizing deals made with countries like china. trade tensions went even further this months when the president-elect angered beijing by speaking to the taiwanese president by phone in a contradiction of america's one china policy. under the arrangement, the u.s. has formal ties with china, rather than the island of taiwan. but trump says he sees no reason why this should continue without key concessions from beijing.
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May 26, 2016 5:30am PDT
the global economy, the refugee crisis, and beijing? 's moves in the south china sea. theatic pictures capture moment and overcrowded migrant boat capsizes off the coast of libya. five people died. also coming up, the price of oil has passed $50 a barrel for the first time this year. we will tell you what is behind the move. of the disappearing act louvre museum. you could be forgiven for thinking the famous pyramid had simply vanished. we will tell you more about that. france has begun to dip into its emergency fuel reserves to deal with gas shortages as hard-line trade unions slow down the oil sector. it's not just the oil industry. electricity production could slow down with strikes and most of the country's power plants. unions are also calling for mass protest across the country. all to kill the government's reform plan that aims to make french labor laws more competitive. the government's main adversary is the hard-line union known as the cgt. they have a lot staked on this fight with the prime minister. for the only day union still defying the government in an increasingly bitte
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Jun 29, 2017 2:30pm PDT
do. but north korea under. possible china in terms. go she. the north korea directly. a long long way off and they're out there. on north korea it. south korea and the united states again we'll see that in person and just a few hours time you mentioned the missile system. that the united states once installed and south korea an anti missile system it once it installed as quickly as possible the south koreans want to get environmental tests for a stir done first. that is the reason that of differences between the two presidents that will have to wait and see how those things pan out that during their meeting in the oval office and fitted this visit is also putting a spotlight on. trump's and relationship with china which has been. somewhat ambiguous hasn't say the least. yeah and tell you what it looks like the. the honeymoon is a little bit over has all of today at because new sanctions have been imposed by the united states on chinese entities and of course it's not a coincidence that this happens. at the exact same moment or rather just a few minutes before that the president of
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Jun 2, 2017 5:30am PDT
-largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind china. the policy shift has wide-ranging repercussions for the environment and washington's ties with the world. >> as of today, the an added states will cease all implementation of the nonbinding paris accord and the draconian burdens the agreement imposes on our country. the includes ending implementation of the nationally determined contribution and the green climate fund which is costing the an added states of vast fortune. it >> the united states joins syria and nicaragua as the only countries not with the agreement . we've got barack obama who is speaking out, breaking his silence saying the united states joins a handful of countries that rejected future. india is the third largest greenhouse gas emitter. someone from new delhi. what are we hearing? this news has been dominating headlines in india. a lot of publications are fact checkinges his speech. they have reiterated their commitment various levels. the prime minister had a meeting with chancellor merkel and said failing to act on climate change would the a morally criminal act. mi
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Jan 12, 2016 5:30am PST
latest oil price slope has come over fears of helping china's u.s. economy. the morgan stanley, oil could reach $20 a barrel. oversupply remains a big issue, but the oil minister says he expects prices to rise later this year. good news for consumers, particularly motorists. the u.s. car market has seen a resurgence in gas goes link models since the price at the pump began dropping last year. carmakers are still betting on the hybrid sector, despite -- despitethe site sales being relatively low. >> consider niche technology. -- general ago motors, chevrolet, unveiling his first electric city car. bolt ev is the first to attract long-range and a noticeable- at price difference. doug: is searchers continue investing in green vehicles for various reasons. >> you have government really galatian that forces that you have government regulation that forces -- you are seeing these cars work better. you're seeing the costs drop in battery technology. you are seeing a better range from them. mercede has built one. ford fusion hybrid follows up on last month's announcement that it would spend $4.5 b
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Sep 5, 2017 5:30am PDT
washington threatening a massive military response. china is calling for a return to north -- negotiations. the dragon n finally awakes. pyongyang's historic protector is now fully on board to condemn the bandwagon, yet, beijing is treading a fine line p while denouncing the north for its nuclear test, it has also spoken out against the u.s. over its military exercises and over stopdent trump's threat to doing business with north korean trading partners. >> what is definitely unacceptable to us is, on the one hand, we work hard to peacefully resolve the issue. on the other hand, our interest and sanctions are jeopardized. >> almost 90% of north korea's traders with china. following the recent barrage of missile tests, beijing voted in favor of new sanctions which theoretically he cuts a third optition on your's exports, butt does not want to take out the vital food and energy supplies, nor is it willing to see kim jong un's regime toppled. beijing has renewed calls for a diplomatic solution, including reviving the idea of the six-party talks. >> the situation on the korean
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Nov 9, 2017 2:30pm PST
. p president has received a welcome ceremony in china he says he'll never forget. after reviewing a military honor guard mister trump and his host got down to talks. the president says his relationship with djing paying would work to strengthen ties my feeling toward you. credibly warm one. chemistry. and i i think we're going to do tremendous things for both china and for the united states. once warm words were exchanged addressing pressing issues like nuclear tensions with north korea took center stage. with donald trump sayings xi jinping is the man who can keep pyongyang in check. china can fix this problem easily. and quickly. and i am calling on china. and you great president. to hopefully work on it. very hard i know one thing about you president. if he works on it hard. it will happen. is no doubt about it. china for its part says it remains committed to implementing un security council r resolutis on north korea by its house him by the on the nuclear issue on the korean peninsula. we reiterated our firm advocacy of denuclearization in the region and the maintenance of the c
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Sep 11, 2017 5:30am PDT
shows. yes, china has for in recent rounds of financially targeted sanctions, sanctions imposed against exports of coal and iron ore, but the question is, would china be willing to step aboard on all sanctions? there's no evidence of that just yet. it will take a lot of tough enforcement and a very, very onboard china. i do not see the sanctions working. that's for psychological reasons, the north korea's but also theity, need for china and other countries to be on board. rochelle: talking about hurricane irma and florida. >> we actually saw good news overirma weakening florida. early estimates were 65 billion dollars in damage, being revised downward to the $20 billion to $40 billion range. florida's citrus crop could be destroyed and the insurance industry is still the cost ofllying hurricane harvey. this could possibly be the most expensive year ever for insurers. and there is the increased cost produce.nd it could cost $290 billion, one point -- 1.5% of u.s. felt total economic output. china,e: and to [indiscernible] step, but not in -- the u.k. in france have both said that they wo
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Oct 20, 2015 5:30am PDT
, david cameron says he will raise the issue of unfair competition with china's president. before forces calling and the fans are answering. legions of star wars faithful crashed ticket sites as the new trailer for the force awakens is released and instantly goes viral. ♪ >> first, canada has a new prime minister, justin trudeau has been confirmed as winner of the general election. the bilingual victory speech he paid tribute to his outgoing rival, stephen harper, who served nine years. he spoke of his plans to focus on canada's middle-class. >> you gave me clear marching orders. you want a government that works as hard as you do, one that is focused every minute of every day on growing the economy, creating jobs, and strengthening the middle class. you want a prime minister who knows canada is a country strong the -- not despite our differences but because of them. >> making his victory speech at the start of the campaign, he was in third place. with the promise of change and a return of youth, his liberal party gained an outright majority in parliament. the 43-year-old comes from a p
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Jan 12, 2017 5:30am PST
talking about russia, he also sounded an aggressive note on china saying that china must stop building islands in the south china sea and mustn't be allowed to access those islands. to ourcrossing correspondent in beijing. any official reaction to this in china? the government must be pretty furious about this. the top word from tillerson we saw a relatively cool response from the chinese government. the foreign ministry spokesperson said china had the right to act in any normal and lawful way with its own sovereign territory. he asked others to take note of this consensus. this is a hot issue for china. not as hot as the taiwan issue. this adds to the amount of tension and the string of provocation from the trumpet administration towards china. seems the chinese government has been pretty restrained during the u.s. election campaign with all of trump's remarks and tweets on china. could we see that change once he is in office? >> that certainly seems possible. an expert at the center for strategic and international study is in the u.s. said china has been aiming for a response in main
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charges. china's president makes his first visit to hong kong to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the former british colonies returned to china. government asy's mps vote on the conservative leaders legislative plans outlined in the queen's speech. primus or theresa may's government will vote on the conservative leaders legislative plans outlined in the queen's speech. it comes three weeks after a damaging election that raised questions over mays authority and her brexit strategy. after forming a deal with northern ireland democratic whose 10 mps will vote with 317 conservatives. theresa may's personal standing as prime minister is being tested in all of this today. >> indeed. it's her very authority personally as a politician, as a prime minister. it's a key test for her government, minority conservative government which far from getting the increased majority theresa may had hoped to get in calling that early general election some three weeks ago today on the eighth of june has ended up not having an outright majority in parliament. needing a partner to get that outright parliamenta
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May 17, 2016 5:30am PDT
over the territories freedoms by interference of china. more than 6000 police of been deployed. pro-democracy groups say they will stage a series of protests during his visit. it is now day six of the cannes film festival. hit thebert de niro and south of france, it will be the return of kristen stewart and pedro almadovar. catherine nicholson has the latest. catherine: favorites are back here today, the first on to talk about this headroom. he was most recently in the news, most recently in the panama papers scandal. his filmmaking back in the headlines now. he is showing a film about a mother and daughter relationship. take a look at it. ♪ [speaking spanish] catherine: the other cannes film festival that i wanted to mention is the director olivier. he will be presenting his entry and another stewart former star of another film. surely looking to the critical success they had last time the kids together, with their last movie. annette: a reminder of what is making news this hour. the meeting in the end of this tuesday as they attempt to salvage efforts to halt syria's lebanese ci
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Dec 24, 2014 2:30pm PST
. >> yes. >> you are in europe to rally support for your cause, a tall order nowadays as china is flexing its economic and diplomatic muscles with western governments and tell them to stay away from this sensitive issue. you are officially advocating for autonomy for tibet, an option rejected by beijing which accuses you of separatism. can you bring us up to date on the issue in tibet? can you tell us about the situation in tibet? foreign journalists do not have access there. we would be happy to learn more about what is going on? >> the situation in tibet with this human rights violation problem has been going on for now over 50 years. what that indicates since 2009 is that the situation is just as bad as ever in the sense that there is political repression cultural simulation , economic modulization, a lack of religious freedom and environmental destruction. what is very particular about this is historically this is unprecedented for them. that is a solitary act of political protest. what the people are trying to say through these actions is to send an unequivocal message to the interna
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Jan 20, 2015 5:30am PST
. china has its lowest gdp figures in some 24 years. and we walk through the french president's opinion polls and more in our press review. ♪ first, france suffers from social and ethnic apartheid, those are the words of friends prime minister. -- of france prime minister. this following the grim national mood following the terrorist attacks that led -- left 17 dead over the course of three days. >> there is no democracy without resume of speech, freedom of expression, the press, or journalism will stop -- or journalism. we need the media to ask questions, to inform. and it's not a question of whether it is justified or not. the opportunity to mock exists. quite -- >> these are some strong words to be heard from the french prime minister. >> although this rallying cry had been one that united the french much to many surprise, it wasn't france's only message. he's trying to correct, in a sense, the imbalance that has followed inevitably from all that has gone on in france. it is a message put forward loud and clearly, but it mustn't go so far as to show friends as to be entirel
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Oct 19, 2015 5:30am PDT
seriously hurt. also coming up, the u.k. hopes to rope in big-ticket -- fromnts from tied up china. the worst growth figures to come out of china in six years. details coming up in business. french baguettes may be the most famous in the world but a very long one in italy has broken a new world record. that and more on the way but first, top stories. thousands of people trying to get into western europe have spent another cold and wet night outdoors. tensions are high on the borders as you can see with these images of fights breaking out amongst migrants themselves. hungary closed its border with croatia and the flow of people has been redirected to a slower route via slovenia. that country says it will only take in 2500 people a day, causing migrants to pilot on the border. clare murphy explains. claire: migrants crossing from serbia into croatia are stopped in their tracks. tensions run high in the balkans with winter drawing near. those making the migrants rh is to reach their destination. to reachs to reach their destination. >> we ask the police sent us here they said, we contacted
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Dec 17, 2015 2:30pm PST
president sepp blatter deserved the nobel peace prize. catherine: china has issued another protest thursday against a new arms deal between the united states and taiwan. beijing had already made a complaint before news of the sale was made public on wednesday. why is china upset, and how is washington responding? reporter: tuesday, wednesday, and now thursday, and another protest from china over billion sale$1.8 of arms to taiwan. >> u.s. companies involved gravely undermined china's sovereignty and security interests. the chinese government and companies will by no means carryout cooperation in business exchanges with such companies. reporter: under the deal, taiwan would get antitank missiles, surface-to-air missiles, and two surface guided missile gets forgets -- missile frigates. it's the first such arms sale the u.s. has made to taiwan in four years. this comes under a u.s. act ensuring taipei can defend itself. >> our long-standing policy on arms sales to taiwan has been consistent along six different u.s. administrations. we remain committed to our one china policy. reporter
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Aug 25, 2015 2:30pm PDT
worst fall in seven years. investors are encouraged by china's decision to cut interest rates. but first he watched a jihadist video on his mobile phone before boarding a train with an assault rival -- rifle, 270 bullets. a judge has been hearing the case against ayoub el khazzani who was overpowered by a group of american and british travelers. he was planning a premeditated and targeted attack. reporter: the first investigation of the mobile had haveub el khazzani allowed us to affirm the device was definitely used in connection with criminal acts committed and intended by the accused. the day ofas used .he acts -- of the assault already onhed while board the train a youtube video extortedan individual his followers to raise arms in the name of the profit. -- the prophet. ayoub el khazzani as investigators look into the case. to resumeas asked talks. turkey has stepped up its campaign against kurdish fighters in syria. also seeking to reassure the french public that every effort is being made to keep them safe from terrorists. is ensuredrity within our borders and this is the rea
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Feb 1, 2016 2:30pm PST
china arrested people suspected of running a ponzi scheme. chinese media reported that the online lender scammed nearly one million investors of $7.5 billion. it is the country's biggest such scammed today -- to date. ballarat is axing more than 2.5 thousand job -- two and a half thousand jobs in an effort to cut costs. the french maker of high-strength steel is the latest to suffer from a global slide in energy prices. it said it would try to raise billion euros in equity sales. puerto rico is trying to restructure a deal on its debt load. it moved to cut a $9 billion billion its debt -- $49 chunk of its debt in half. it would be dependent on future growth. has opened the doors of its first-ever factory in china come part of its partnership with a local manufacturer. china is not extensible market but a strategic one. one of the last western auto giants to put down roots in china. reporter: cutting the ribbon on its first car factory in china. was contentenault to be a marginal player in china, leaving it to its japanese alliance partner nissan. the new factory, a joint factor --
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Nov 11, 2014 5:30am PST
free trade zone that is backed by china. it is called the free trade area of the asia-pacific. this free trade zone, in some ways, is designed to counter the transpacific partnership that obama is trying to cement during the apec summit. that would be during the united states and other asian nations. many in china believe that this transpacific harder ship by the united states is designed to contain -- partnership by the united states is designed to contain china. >> beijing has been trying to put its best foot forward. it has even tried to put a lid on pollution. >> we have been through a roller coaster in terms of pollution in the last few weeks. it hit sky high levels, extreme levels in the weeks preceding the summit. a lot of steel factories were boosting production in anticipation of having to shut down during the summit. the steel factories did shut down, but the pollution has not gone away. pollution is six times what is deemed safe by the world health organization. pollution has fallen to relatively safe levels now. for most of the summit, it has been at extremely high level
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Feb 1, 2016 5:30am PST
for renault in china, unveiling a new factory. >> this is its first ever chinese factory. and today was a ribbon-cutting. renault has said china is not its principal market, that is an unquestionably strategic one. catherine has more. >> cutting the ribbon on its first car factory in china. until now, renault was content to be a marginal player in china , leaving it up to his japanese alliance partner, nissan. the new factory, a joint benefactor -- will produce up to 150,000 vehicles, with sales of 20 million cars per year. >> even to say there is no reason i cannot beat and china. globally, market share will stay close to 3.5%. entry comeslt's the ina time of slowing growth china. for the past six months, the manufacturing sector has contracted, sending ripples throughout the stock market while car sales reached a new high in 2015, many analysts believe that growth is unsustainable. catch-up strategy is to that on suv's. they account for one third of the chinese market, and sales are increasing at a rate approaching 50%. china needs to improve its air quality and cut pollution and
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Dec 22, 2015 5:30am PST
taliban prisoners in exchange for his return. all right, let's turn our attention now to china, where one of the countries most celebrated human rights lawyers has been given a three-year suspended prison sentence. he became a flagship figure, representing people like chinese dissidents and artists, arrested a year and a half ago over posts made on social media. our correspondent is following the story for us from beijing. has beenthis sentence handed down, what happens next for him? >>'s first night of freedom after 19 months of detention, he left the jail four hours ago into the smog of freedom. as you say, only a three-year suspended sentence, which is much more lenient than many had predicted. the state news agency said that he got it because he showed contrition and apologized for his messages. his lawyer disputes that he said those things. resounding victory, if you will, given what we have always suspected he might have gotten, something like eight years in jail for those messages and also for provoking trouble with the communist party of china. 12 of his supporters were taken
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Apr 11, 2017 5:30am PDT
fewer executions, iran and pakistan remaining in the groups top five list along with china, saudi arabia, and iraq. the human rights group has been clear in singling out china for its capital punishment record. amnesty international says thousands could be executed, but actual figures have been shrouded in secrecy. information on the death penalty as well as executions remains classified as state secrets. penalty for disclosing state secrets is anything from imprisonment to the death penalty itself. country really the only that has such complete regime of secrecy over executions and probably the reason is the number is shockingly high. china doesn't want to be a complete outlier in the world. reporter: amnesty says china was one of four countries including iran, saudi arabia, and i rocked were responsible for 80% of executions, collecting the data through court records and news reports. if found 1032 people have been executed worldwide last year . , in places like vietnam and malaysia, new data has come to light that has shown a port executions and it shows that governments are tr
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Aug 12, 2015 2:30pm PDT
business news now. oh, we're starting in china. the central bank is trying to intervene in the markets once again. reporter: that's right. the people's bank of china devalues the yuan yet again this wednesday. the bayou was lowered 1.6% against the dollar, even though the bank signaled that its evaluation on tuesday was a one-off mood. it is missed concerns that it is on a campaign to weaken the currency in the face of slowing growth. tuesday's evaluation was supposed to be a one-off, but now the central bank has to dispel fears of a prolonged fall in the currency. >> they are looking at hopefully strengthening exports through the rest of the year. weaker r&d is going to make chinese goods more competitive around the world. the problem they had previously is that the currency is peggedally painted to -- to the u.s. dollar so it puts a lot of pressure on chinese manufacturers. reporter: the devaluation follows a more than 8% slump in exports in july compared to a year earlier. it will make it harder for countries to sell their goods to china, which has been a key market for many, includ
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Mar 2, 2016 2:30pm PST
. this comes after new nuclear and rocket tests by pong yang, the united states and china spent seven weeks negotiating the new sanctions, a do par tour from beijing's position as the biggest ally. parts of a plane have watched up in mozambique. experts close to the investigation have tentatively identified the parts as being similar to those from a bogey 777. it disappeared two years ago this month. 239 passengers and crew were onboard. it's 20 past 9:00 in the evening in paris. we'll move on with the business headlines. one word lead the up, china. >> let's talk about china. there are fresh concerns that heading e economy is in the wrong direction. this follows a warning from moody's, the credit ratings agency that it may down grade rating on china bringing its outlook from stable to negative. moody's cites uncertainty over the capacity of authorities to implement economic reforms. the agency also has concerns over rising government debts and falling reserves. chinese markets shrugged off this bad move with the shares in shanghai jumping 4% on wednesday. markets may be hoping for fr
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Aug 12, 2015 5:30am PDT
start out with china here, the chinese central bank, surprising international markets again by devaluing its currency for a second consecutive day. this was unexpected because iran is a very tightly controlled currency. the government essential sets the rate, which it will trade against the u.s. dollar. on tuesday that value was allowed to slide 1.9%. on wednesday, it was set at 16.3306 to the dollar, weaker than the previously day. it's seen that the yuan fell to a four-year low. that sent some shock waves across the asian markets. you can see red across the board at the closing bell. regional currencies also slid. the australian dollar hit a six-year low, while the malaysian and indonesian currencies fell to their lowest levels in nearly two decades. that negative trend is continuing on the major european indices. the dax and cac both down over 2%. exporters are seeing big losses as they think chinese purchasing power could dip for the weaker currency. luxury brands and automakers in particular weighing down midday trade. for more on this, we can turn to james foley, a senior
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Oct 18, 2017 2:30pm PDT
. its time for china to take center stage during his opening address on the nineteenth communist party congress. chinese president she's in pain held the start of a new era for the countr. the congress which is held every five years and attended by some two thousand three hundred delegates. they're said to deliberate for. one week behind closed doors and pick the parties new leadership for the next ter. in his speech he called on his colleagues to help rejuvenate the country vociferous. more no right at present circumstances both inside the country and abroad are going through a deep and complicated to change off out of development of our country is still at an important strategic period. all come raids in the party must ascend higher. and enjoy a distant you. in peace time be prepared for danger. dead to change. dead to innovate which never stop. unite and is new to the people of all the nationalities of china. to construct a one of society. and to fight and win a great victory of socialism with chinese characteristics. in a new era you got some meat. staying in china that's kno
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May 16, 2016 5:30am PDT
since the beginning of one of the most firemen. in china -- most violent peri ods in china's history. further turmoil in brazil as the president awaits trial over impeachment. protesters have been taking to the streets in support. a film focusing on recent atrocities in china is screened at the glamorous film festival. china whereegin in 50 years have passed since the start of the cultural revolution. the campaign unleashed by chairman mao is widely recognized as one of the darkest times in modern chinese history. millions were humiliated, tortured, and killed during the people which the government officially labeled a catastrophe in 1981. half a century later, there are still not official commemorations. china, a a rarity in museum dedicated to the country's cultural revolution. it is private memorabilia commemorating the red era, regarded as one of china's most divisive and deadly periods. ideahave long followed the of not to speak but to let the cultural relics talk. what is important is to hand down the experience and lessons learned. onorter: half a century ago may 16, 1966, he
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Jan 7, 2016 2:30pm PST
markets after what was a very short trading day in china. it was short, but full of drama. chinese shares plunging once again -- plunging, once again putting the spotlight on the outlook for the world's second-largest -- the world's second-largest market. this triggered the automatic circuit breaker and trade was halted to calm nerves for the second day this week. it also happened on monday. time is regulators have come out to suspend the circuit breaker mechanism that shut down -- chinese regulators have come out to suspend the circuit breaker mechanism. the repercussions are global. it is spreading to other markets across the globe. the cac 40 closed 1.47% lower. the dax gave up 2.3%. i spoke to a market analyst earlier and i asked him what sectors are feeling the squeeze here in europe. the western part of the world does seem to be hit harder than some of the more developing markets. the likes of germany, france, even the u.k. -- stock markets down across the board. it is those sectors most dependent on china for their income. in the u.k., that tends to be more of the commodity-
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