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Latest update : 2018-03-23

Markets stumble as China-US trade conflict ramps up

China is preparing retaliatory measures, urging the United States to "pull back from the brink" after Donald Trump announced tariffs on some $60 billion worth of Chinese imports. Markets in Asia saw steep drops following the news as investors now seek safe havens, like the Yen. Also on today’s show: Facebook apologises once again for the Cambridge Analytica data breach. And, a Hong Kong company is offering pet owners the trip of a lifetime... if they can afford it.

By Anca ULEA


2018-04-19 strike

Trains, schools & power plants: Latest French strikes cause disruption

Schools, the postal service and electricity production are among the services being disrupted as unions stage a general strike in France. The action is combining protests over a...

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2018-04-18 Cuba

Will Cuba's political transition attract more foreign investment?

As Cuba prepares for the departure of Raul Castro, foreign investors will be watching closely to see if his successor pushes for more economic reforms. French companies are among...

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2018-04-17 China

US, UK move against Chinese telecoms firm ZTE

The Chinese telecoms giant ZTE says it's assessing the damage to its business, after the US Commerce Department banned American companies from selling parts to it. In addition,...

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2018-04-16 global trade

Canadian PM Trudeau visits France, aiming to boost trade ties

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on a two-day visit to France. He's meeting President Emmanuel Macron and is also scheduled to address parliament. On the agenda:...

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2018-04-13 Donald Trump

Trump mulls rejoining TPP as trade tensions mount with China

Donald Trump has made a stunning U-turn on his decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. He has now instructed top officials to look at rejoining the trade pact,...

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