June 26, 2019

China retaliates against Trump, hikes tariffs on $60B of US goods

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From Newsmax Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese products. Duties of 5% to 25% will take effect on June 1 on about 5,200 American products, including batteries, spinach and coffee, China’s Finance Ministry […]

You need to up your recycling game. Here’s why (& how)

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By Angela Horn from Care2 As I write this, I have four separate recycling bags in my walk-in-closet-slash-storage-area. And that’s not including the growing pile of brown paper bags I keep forgetting to return to the guys that deliver our organic veggies every week. The first bag contains our general recycling (paper, recyclable plastics, glass […]

China and the Caribbean’s future

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By Tennyson Joseph from Trinidad Daily Express China’s highly anticipated second Belt and Road International Cooperation Forum (BRF) wrapped up on April 27. Initially not including Caribbean nations, the country’s signature policy has gained increasing momentum in the region since 2017. So far, several Caribbean countries, such as Barbados, Jamaica, Dominica and Grenada, etc, have […]

Worldwide Caribbean Telecoms Mobile and Broadband Market: 2029 Worldwide Prospects, Share, Crucial Players, Size, Competitive Breakdown and Regional Forecast

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From Micro Finance Post The Caribbean Telecoms Mobile and Broadband market report considers the present scenario of the Caribbean Telecoms Mobile and Broadband market and its market dynamics for the period 2019−2024. It covers a detailed overview of various market growth enablers, restraints, and trends. The study includes both the demand and supply sides of […]

Why doubts about China’s Belt and Road Initiative persist among its neighbours

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By Josephine Ma, Lee jeong-ho. Sarah Zheng From South China Morning Post Beijing’s global infrastructure drive will be in the spotlight this week when dozens of heads of state converge for the second Belt and Road Forum. In the third of a four-part series, Josephine Ma, Lee Jeong-ho and Sarah Zheng look barriers to the […]

Trade war reflects US fear of China’s state-led economic model, says member of Beijing’s political elite

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By Frank Tang From South China Morning Post Kong Dan, the former chairman of the state-owned Citic Group and Everbright Bank, urges Beijing to stick to its development path over adopting a western model Speech at Moganshan Research Institute comes at a time when US and Chinese negotiators are said to be near an agreement […]

The return of the Cold War in the Caribbean

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By Scott B. MacDonald From Global Americans The Cold War is back in the Caribbean, but this not your father’s Cold War. While many of the actors are the same, the roles and motivations have changed. China has filled the void left by the Soviet Union as the main challenger to U.S. hegemony. Beijing’s goals […]

Antigua: PM praises China’s humanitarian role in Caribbean

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From teleSur China has approved a grant of US$90 million to help us to provide social housing; those are the practices of a caring government.” China’s aid program and financial assistance has done more for the Caribbean region than either the World Bank or the ever-critical U.S., said Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne, Caribbean […]

‘Mr Pompeo, you can stop’: China hits back at criticism over Latin America

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By Liu Zhen From South China Morning Post Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang accuses US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of spreading lies about China He says countries in the region ‘have good judgment about who is their true friend and who is false, who is breaking rules and making trouble’ China’s foreign ministry has […]

Bombardier strengthens its world-class service and support capabilities for business jet customers in China

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Tianjin Service Centre receives Authorized Service Centre status from engine manufacturers Rolls-Royce, GE and Honeywell New line maintenance station can service Bombardier Challenger and Global aircraft with various international registrations Continuing enhancements are part of Bombardier’s worldwide expansion of its award-winning customer services network MONTREAL, April 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier is proud to announce significant enhancements to […]