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Trump suspends all travel from Europe to the United States to fight coronavirus

Trump suspends all travel from Europe to the United States to fight coronavirus

The travel restrictions will start on Friday and last for 30 days. However, they do not apply to the UK.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 12-03-2020
US coronavirus death toll hits 11 with new infections in New York, LA; California declares state of emergency

US coronavirus death toll hits 11 with new infections in New York, LA; California declares state of emergency

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Two more people have died of the new coronavirus in the United States, bringing the toll to 11, and the two most populous cities, New York and Los Angeles, reported new cases on Wednesday (March 5).

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 05-03-2020
Coronavirus has claimed six U.S. lives; patients being treated in at least 15 states.

Coronavirus has claimed six U.S. lives; patients being treated in at least 15 states.

Four additional deaths announced Monday and two others this past weekend all occurred in Washington state, the epicenter of the nation's most serious outbreak.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 03-03-2020
Coronavirus spread hits American companies, stock market

Coronavirus spread hits American companies, stock market

WASHINGTON - The United States economy braced for what could be the weakest global growth since the financial crisis, as the stock market continued to take a beating on Thursday (Feb 27) and companies warned that disrupted supply chains and dampened consumer demand could squeeze profits.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 28-02-2020
Trump officials warn of inevitable spread of coronavirus across the United States.

Trump officials warn of inevitable spread of coronavirus across the United States.

The warnings contrasted sharply with assessments from President Trump and other White House officials, who have largely dismissed concerns about an outbreak of the virus.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 26-02-2020
HSBC to axe 35,000 jobs in sweeping overhaul

HSBC to axe 35,000 jobs in sweeping overhaul

HSBC announced a radical overhaul on Tuesday, including plans to slash 35,000 jobs and slim operations in the United States and Europe, after profits slid by a third last year.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 18-02-2020
Amazon delivery partner Bear Down Logistics to close operations in five states.

Amazon delivery partner Bear Down Logistics to close operations in five states.

Bear Down Logistics rapidly expanded to deliver packages but failed to meet standards, a warning to Amazon delivery partners that the company is an exacting client willing to cut them off.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 17-02-2020
China to halve tariffs on US$75b of US goods from Feb 14

China to halve tariffs on US$75b of US goods from Feb 14

BEIJING (REUTERS, BLOOMBERG) - China will halve tariffs on some US$75 billion (S$103.6 billion) of imports from the United States later this month, reciprocating a US action and likely satisfying part of the interim trade deal.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 06-02-2020
Usa-Cina, dietro i muscoli di Trump c'è il timore di perdere la leadership tecnologica. A cominciare dal 5G

Usa-Cina, dietro i muscoli di Trump c'è il timore di perdere la leadership tecnologica. A cominciare dal 5G

Le accuse della Casa Bianca a Huawei sono mirate: gli States non hanno un campione in grado di dominare le connessioni del futuro. Anche l'Universita americana ha perso smalto: mezzo milione di talenti scientifici e rientrato in Cina. E su droni, intelligenza artificiale e riconquista della luna Pechino e in vantaggio

País: Italia Medio: La Repubblica Fecha: 20-01-2020
Boris Johnson should negotiate trade deals with individual US states, an ex-trade secretary will say today

Boris Johnson should negotiate trade deals with individual US states, an ex-trade secretary will say today

Britain should negotiate trade deals with individual US states as a backstop while Boris Johnson tries to seal a post-Brexit free trade agreement with America, a former trade secretary will say on Monday.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 20-01-2020
China’s economy grows at slowest pace in nearly three decades

China’s economy grows at slowest pace in nearly three decades

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's economic growth slowed to its weakest in nearly 30 years in 2019 amid a bruising trade war with the United States and sputtering investment, and more stimulus steps are expected this year to help avert a sharper slowdown.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 17-01-2020
Texas, Google battle over experts in states’ antitrust probe.

Texas, Google battle over experts in states’ antitrust probe.

Texas investigators are defending their decision to hire some of Google's longtime foes as part of an antitrust probe into the search giant, saying that the company's recent legal objections threaten to "severely compromise" states' scrutiny.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 19-12-2019
COP25: Island states want 'decisive' climate action to prevent inundation

COP25: Island states want 'decisive' climate action to prevent inundation

The impact of rising seas prompts plea ahead of the UN climate change conference that begins on Monday in Madrid

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 02-12-2019
Personal loans are ‘growing like a weed’ in the United States, a potential red flag.

Personal loans are ‘growing like a weed’ in the United States, a potential red flag.

Experts are surprised to see millions of Americans taking on so much personal loan debt at a time when the economy looks healthy. The average balance is now over $16,000.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 22-11-2019
Making rich people poor isn't the answer

Making rich people poor isn't the answer

If the 2016 presidential campaign in the United States was defined by clashes over race and gender, the 2020 campaign is noteworthy for its focus on class and wealth.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 20-11-2019
Singapore calls for more global partners, including Chinese firms, in AI march

Singapore calls for more global partners, including Chinese firms, in AI march

BARCELONA, SPAIN - Singapore will continue to work with all players, including Chinese firms, to roll out artificial intelligence (AI) technologies needed for a smart city, even while the United States continues to cut business ties with Chinese AI firms because of their countries' ongoing trade spat.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 20-11-2019
Superbugs kill one person every 15 minutes in US, says CDC report

Superbugs kill one person every 15 minutes in US, says CDC report

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - Drug-resistant germs sicken about 3 million people every year in the United States and kill about 35,000, representing a much larger public health threat than previously understood, according to a long-awaited report released on Wednesday (Nov 13) by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 14-11-2019
WSJ News Exclusive | Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans

Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans

Google is teaming with one of the country's largest health-care systems on an ambitious project named "Project Nightingale" to collect and crunch detailed health information of millions of Americans across 21 states.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 12-11-2019
Chile's Apec cancellation raises new hurdle for US-China trade deal

Chile's Apec cancellation raises new hurdle for US-China trade deal

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Leaders from the United States and China encountered a new obstacle in their struggle to end a damaging trade war on Wednesday (Oct 30), when the summit where they were supposed to meet was cancelled because of violent protests.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 31-10-2019
Canada isn't so different. It could go populist too

Canada isn't so different. It could go populist too

TORONTO * It has become taboo in Canada's established political circles to question what the world trading order has done to the country's vaunted middle class. Vocally criticising free trade deals, such as the recently negotiated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, and denouncing them as harmful to middle-income workers, risks being ridiculed as "nativist" or

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 24-10-2019
Singapore is world's most competitive economy: World Economic Forum

Singapore is world's most competitive economy: World Economic Forum

It scored 84.8 out of a possible 100, beating the United States to the top spot in the rankings of 141 economies.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 09-10-2019
India protectionist, but US negotiating limited trade deal: Wilbur Ross.

India protectionist, but US negotiating limited trade deal: Wilbur Ross.

India Business News: The United States does not believe that India is eligible for the grant of a special trade privilege but is renegotiating its terms after revoking the

País: World Wide Medio: World Wide Fecha: 03-10-2019
Asia stocks slide as US tariffs on EU fan growth worries

Asia stocks slide as US tariffs on EU fan growth worries

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Asian stocks, already under pressure from growing global growth fears, tumbled on Thursday (Oct 3) after New York markets slumped overnight because the United States opened a new trade war front by saying it will impose tariffs on US$7.5 billion of goods from the European Union.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 03-10-2019
Talks between US, North Korea may happen in 2 to 3 weeks: South's lawmakers

Talks between US, North Korea may happen in 2 to 3 weeks: South's lawmakers

SEOUL (REUTERS) - North Korea and the United States could resume working-level talks aimed at dismantling the North's nuclear and missile programmes within two to three weeks, South Korean lawmakers briefed by a spy agency said on Tuesday (Sept 24).

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 24-09-2019
China grants new tariff waivers for US soybean imports

China grants new tariff waivers for US soybean imports

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China has granted new waivers to several domestic state and private firms exempting them from retaliatory tariffs on soybeans imported from the United States, Bloomberg said, citing unidentified sources familiar with the matter.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 24-09-2019
OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy Protection

OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection with a partial deal aimed at resolving thousands of lawsuits filed by states and local municipalities accusing it of fueling the opioid crisis.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 16-09-2019
Hopes up that US-China trade talks may resume soon

Hopes up that US-China trade talks may resume soon

Trade talks between the United States and China seem on track to resume soon, bringing some relief to markets spooked by fresh tit-for-tat measures by both sides last Friday.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 27-08-2019
North Korea says it is ready for dialogue or confrontation with US

North Korea says it is ready for dialogue or confrontation with US

SEOUL (REUTERS, AP) - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on Friday (Aug 23) Pyongyang is ready for both dialogue and confrontation with the United States, warning Washington that continuing with sanctions would be a miscalculation, according to state media KCNA.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 23-08-2019
South Korea says US, North Korea will restart dialogue 'soon'

South Korea says US, North Korea will restart dialogue 'soon'

SEOUL (REUTERS) - The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearisation talks soon and it would "go well", a senior South Korean official said on Thursday (Aug 22), boosting hopes for progress in negotiations after a prolonged stalemate.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 22-08-2019
States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms

States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms

A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people familiar with the situation, adding another layer of scrutiny to an industry already under a federal spotlight.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 20-08-2019
US soybean farmers look to SEA and new markets as exports to China fall amid trade war

US soybean farmers look to SEA and new markets as exports to China fall amid trade war

SINGAPORE - The ongoing trade war has led soybean farmers in the United States to brace themselves for record-high carryout stock this year of over 1 billion bushels in leftover supply - and they are looking to new markets, as well as growth in existing ones, such as South-east Asia, to take in the surplus.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 09-08-2019
46 countries sign international mediation treaty named after Singapore

46 countries sign international mediation treaty named after Singapore

States that have signed and ratified the treaty will have to ensure that international commercial settlement agreements are enforced by their courts.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 07-08-2019
Trump says Federal Reserve chief Powell 'let us down' after interest rate cut

Trump says Federal Reserve chief Powell 'let us down' after interest rate cut

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - United States President Donald Trump said Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell "let us down" by delivering an interest-rate cut that's not aggressive enough to fight the trade and currency battles his administration is waging.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 01-08-2019