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U.S. China News 2012.07.07

Sat, July 7, 2012

China Rejects US Criticism Involving Syria Conflict
Voice of America
Foreign Ministry calls Washington claim of Beijing, Moscow backing of President Bashar al-Assad ‘totally unacceptable’
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In new ad, Obama challenges Romney on China trade
Fox News
President Barack Obama is challenging Mitt Romney’s promises to crack down on China’s trading practices, saying in an ad released Saturday that the Republican candidate profited by allowing Chin…
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Obama Ad Hits Romney Over Moving Jobs To China (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is challenging Mitt Romney’s promises to crack down on China’s trading practices, saying in an ad released Saturday that the Republican candidate profited by allowing China to strip away U.S. jobs. Obama’s ad
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Obama ad: Romney ‘made a fortune’ from outsourcing to China
The Hill (blog)
President Obama’s campaign has a new ad that claims Mitt Romney “made a fortune” outsourcing U.S. jobs to China and other nations during his tenure at Bain Capital, a spot that arrives as Obama is touting administration efforts to challenge China on
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Chinese response mild to US trade complaint on cars
San Jose Mercury News
HONG KONG — The Chinese government issued an uncommonly mild response Friday to a U.S. trade complaint challenging China s imposition in December of steep tariffs on U.
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China slams Clinton’s criticism over Syria stance
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) – China rebuffed on Saturday U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s accusation that Beijing and Moscow have hindered the resolution of the crisis in Syria, saying any attempt to slander.
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US Election 2012: Barack Obama, China and a fight for Ohio
Telegraph.co.uk
At the opening event of his Rust Belt Bus Tour – awkwardly-billed as “Betting on America” – the president was quick to announce his administration’s latest effort to level the trading field with China: a formal WTO complaint against tariffs imposed on
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Obama challenges China’s car import tariffs
Tucson Citizen
Obama challenges China’s car import tariffs – News from USA TODAY.
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US says Russia, China ‘holding up progress’ in Syria
Fort Worth Star Telegram
A general who is a personal friend of Bashar Assad’s defects.
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Obama challenges Romney on China, ad to run in Va.
The Virginian-Pilot
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama challenged rival Mitt Romney’s promise to get tough on China, saying in a new ad released Saturday that Romney “made a fortune” allowing China to take U.S. jobs.
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U.S. Complains to WTO About Chinese Import Duties on American-Made Cars
MotorTrend Magazine (blog)
U.S. Trade Representative Files Complaint Against China In Response To Restrictive Tariffs on Imports of American-Made Cars.
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US, Allies Press Assad as Top Syrian General Flees
ABC News
US, Allies Press Assad as Top Syrian General Flees. Libya’s First Parliamentary… Myanmar Detains Activists Ahead of… Whaling Meeting Ends With Mixed Results. In The News. Syria News · Iran News · Pakistan News · China News · Home> International
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Obama challenges Romney on China in US ad
Business Spectator
Business Spectator for Australian Business News, Finance and Politics by Kohler, Gottliebsen, Bartholomeusz & Maley. Australian Dollar news, ASX news. Australian business news as it happens.
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FOREX-Euro falls to 2-year low vs US dollar
Reuters
The report appeared to fuel concerns that Europe’s debt crisis is shifting the U.S. economy into low gear. The weak U.S. jobs data came a day after the European Central Bank cut interest rates, further dampening the euro’s appeal, and China and the
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US seeks to reduce tensions in South China Sea
AFP
BEIJING — The United States will emphasise the importance of easing friction over competing claims in the South China Sea during regional talks in Cambodia next week, a US government official said Saturday. The talks of the Association of Southeast
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U.S. files complaint against China
Columbia Daily Tribune
MAUMEE, Ohio — The United States filed a complaint yesterday against China with the World Trade Organization over tariffs on U.S.-made automobile exports.
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China Express Airlines Confirms Order for Six Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen
MarketWatch (press release)
On February 9, 2012, Bombardier confirmed that the order had been placed by China Express Airlines. “Our five 50-seat CRJ200 regional jets have served us very well since we started operations in 2006, and we are confident that the CRJ900 NextGen
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Obama Seeks To Block Chinese Import Duties on American Automobiles
Inside Line
President Obama on Thursday said his administration asked the World Trade Organization to block what it calls unfair import duties on more than $3 billion in auto exports from the United States.
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China rejects Clinton’s criticism over Syria
The Seattle Times
China rejects Clinton’s criticism over Syria. China has rejected criticism by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that it is hampering efforts to end the Syrian conflict by supporting President Bashar Assad’s government. The Associated Press
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China rejects Clinton’s criticism of its support for Syria’s Assad regime
Washington Post
BEIJING — China has rejected criticism by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that it is hampering efforts to end the Syrian conflict by supporting President Bashar Assad’s government.
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Chinese companies take a bite out of Apple
BetaNews
Today, China is a wonderful place for corporations around the world. The financial crisis laws don’t necessarily apply to China as they do to other places like Europe or the United States. So it comes natural for companies to invest more and more to
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Romney Challenged By Obama over China
Daily Political
In an ad just released on Saturday, President Barack Obama has challenged his Republican presidential opponent Mitt Romney’s promise to become tough on China. The ad said Romney was able to make a fortune by giving U.S. jobs to China. The ad for
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Obama, Romney battle one another in bid to dominate China issue
The Capitol Column
President Obama challenged his rival, Mr. Romney, saying his promise to get tough on China is little more than good politics. Saying in a new ad released Saturday that Mr. Romney “made a fortune” allowing China to take U.S. jobs, Mr. Obama sought to
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US jobs data deepen growth concerns [Qatar Tribune]
Equities.com
The figures reinforced the idea that the US economy has lost traction. That’s important, especially at a time when Europe appears headed back to recession and the Chinese economy is coming off the boil. Rising concerns over the global economy this week
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In new ad, Obama hits Romney over outsourcing
CNN (blog)
As the president set off on a campaign bus tour to Ohio and Pennsylvania this past week, the Obama administration announced it would seek assistance from the World Trade Organization in dealing with Chinese tariffs on U.S.-manufactured automobiles.
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Economy slows and now comes the earnings season
Reuters
N) kicking off the Q2 U.S. reporting season on Monday, the focus could quickly switch to the impact of the crisis on corporate performance. “The Q2 earnings season is not likely to be good,” said Manish Singh, head of Investors will also be
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US stocks plunge after weak June jobs report
HeraldNet
NEW YORK — Investors abandoned stocks Friday after the U.S. government reported that only 80000 jobs were created in June, the third straight month … Central banks in Europe and China took action Thursday to prop up their sliding economies. The
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China poised for golden sweep in Olympic diving
CBS News
American David Boudia, who finished 10th four years ago in Beijing, has a chance to duplicate Mitcham’s upset. Like other international divers, Boudia has increased his degree of difficulty in the hopes of putting more pressure on the Chinese. Another
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China rejects US Criticism over Syria
Day Press News
BEIJING- China has rejected criticism by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that China and Russia are hampering efforts to end the Syrian conflict by supporting President Bashar al-Assad.
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Transportation Secretary LaHood pines for Chinese authoritarian government
American Thinker (blog)
Echoing the laments of pundits like Thomas Friedman of the New York Times, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood argued Saturday that China outpaces the United States in building major transportation infrastructure like high-speed rail because of
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US stocks end lower after lackluster jobs gains
MarketWatch
Bank of China and European Central Bank] this week, which risk assets would normally see as bullish, but that near-term optimism is being countered by a reminder of the weak jobs market.” The Labor Department reported the U.S. economy created 80000
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US STOCKS-Jobs selloff erases Wall St’s gains for week
Reuters
The bank’s U.S.-traded shares lost 4.8 percent to $33.74. Spanish government bonds rose to levels seen as unsustainable a day after the European Central Bank cut rates to a record low, and China and Britain also loosened monetary policy. Shares of
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Russia, China hit back at US over Syria stance
Press TV
China rebuffed on Saturday U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s accusation that Beijing and Moscow have hindered the resolution of the crisis in Syria, saying any attempt to “slander” China was doomed to fail. Clinton urged Syrian President Bashar
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US Stocks Tumble on Weak Jobs Growth, Rise in Spanish Yields
Wall Street Journal
Asian markets were mostly lower on concerns over slowing economic growth, although China’s Shanghai Composite rallied 1% after the country’s central bank lowered interest rates following Thursday’s close. In corporate news, U.S.-listed shares of
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US stocks plunge after feeble June jobs report
CBS News
The unwillingness of U.S. employers to add jobs quickly shows that the economy is still struggling three years after the recession officially ended. An average of just 75000 jobs were created every month in the April-June quarter, far below the 226000
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US delivers ‘powerful commitment’ to Afghanistan
WSET
President Barack Obama is challenging Mitt Romney’s vows to get tough on China, saying in a new ad that Romney “made a fortune” allowing China to take U.S. jobs. President Barack Obama is challenging Mitt Romney’s promises to crack down on China’s
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Assad friend flees, US wants Russia to “pay price”
Laredo Sun
As a Syrian general who was a personal friend ofBashar al-Assad fled for France, Hillary Clinton urged Assad’s enemies meeting in Paris on Friday to make Russia and China ‘pay a price’ for helping him to keep power in Damascus.
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Obama challenges Romney on China trade
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama challenged rival Mitt Romney’s promise to get tough on China, saying in a new ad released Saturday that Romney “made a fortune” allowing China to take U.S. jobs. Obama’s ad turns again to a report that
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Bashing China won’t fix US economy: US expert
China Daily
Most of the economic woes the United States is facing are of its own making, and bashing China by US politicians can not fix the US economy.
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US stocks drop; Nasdaq up a fifth-straight week
MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — U.S. stocks closed broadly lower Friday as disappointing data on jobs growth fueled broad losses among equities and commodities, but the Nasdaq Composite managed to. AllThingsDigital · AllThingsDigital · FINS · FINS
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China reacts mildly to US complaint at WTO
domain-B
China on Saturday reacted mildly to the complaint filed against by the US at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the anti-dumping and countervailing duties slapped by Beijing on cars imported from America. ”We shouldn’t let this disturb the
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Slow growth in Europe, China behind likely fall in corporate profits
Detroit Free Press
Procter & Gamble, the world’s biggest consumer products company, cut its profit outlook for the year, blaming sluggish economic growth in China and Europe along with a stronger dollar, which makes U.S.-made goods more expensive abroad. Ford said it
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