China economy: coronavirus slowdown accelerates as retail sales, industrial production slump


CHINA (May 16, 2022)---China’s economic slowdown continued in April amid the prolonged disruption to production and mobility caused by stringent coronavirus controls, data released on Monday showed. Industrial production, a gauge of activity in the manufacturing, mining and utilities sectors, fell by 2.9 per cent in April from the previous…

Government Watchdog Demanding US Attorney Probe Hunter Biden In Delaware: Tens of Millions Anonymous Donations From China


DELAWARE (April 11, 2022)---A government watchdog is demanding the US Attorney probing Hunter Biden in Delaware investigate tens of millions in anonymous donations from China to the University of Pennsylvania, where an academic center is named for his father, President Biden. The Ivy League college raked in a total of $54.6…

China’s Sinopec suspended talks on Russia projects, Beijing voiced opposition to western sanctions


CHINA (March 25, 2022)--- China's state-run Sinopec Group has suspended talks for a major petrochemical investment and a gas marketing venture in Russia, sources told Reuters, heeding a government call for caution as sanctions mount over the invasion of Ukraine. Saudi Arabia is China's top crude oil supplier as Russian…