WorldView: Ambassador to China nominee gives stark assessment of threats

WorldView: Ambassador to China nominee gives stark assessment of threats

Nicholas Burns, President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to China, called the country the United States’ “most dangerous competitor.” And India celebrated administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses Thursday, even as a recent drop in inoculations worries healthcare providers.…

WorldView: U.S. couple charged with trying to sell military secrets to a foreign government

WorldView: U.S. couple charged with trying to sell military secrets to a foreign government

A Maryland couple has been charged with allegedly trying to sell military secrets to a foreign government. They could face life in prison if found guilty. Also, a Brazilian Senate panel is set to recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be charged…

Ros Atkins on… China-Taiwan tensions - BBC News

Ros Atkins on… China-Taiwan tensions – BBC News

Ros Atkins examines why tensions between China and Taiwan have increased over recent weeks. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog #BBCNews

Why rich countries are so dependent on migrant workers | CNBC Explains

Why rich countries are so dependent on migrant workers | CNBC Explains

The International Labour Organisation estimates that there are 169 million international migrant workers in the world, making up almost 5% of the global workforce. The majority work in, and are integral to the fast development of high-income countries, but at…

“No toys at Christmas” warning as global supply crisis deepens - BBC News

“No toys at Christmas” warning as global supply crisis deepens – BBC News

Around the world supply chain problems are affecting the supply of goods, as the easing of the Covid pandemic leads to a sudden surge in consumer demand. Cargo ships at many ports are stuck, unable to offload their containers, because…

China’s struggle to cut carbon emissions without curbing rapid economic growth - BBC News

China’s struggle to cut carbon emissions without curbing rapid economic growth – BBC News

As the latest global climate change summit approaches, China is facing a huge challenge in keeping its pledges to cut carbon emissions, while sustaining its extraordinary rate of economic development. The country is undergoing a construction boom as it builds…

WorldView: Biden will meet with Chinese president for first summit this year

WorldView: Biden will meet with Chinese president for first summit this year

President Joe Biden announced he will meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping for their first summit later this year. Prince Andrew has been granted access to a document his lawyers believe could help end the sexual abuse case brought against…

WorldView: President Joe Biden says China will abide by Taiwan Agreement

WorldView: President Joe Biden says China will abide by Taiwan Agreement

President Joe Biden said he discussed Taiwan with China’s President Xi Jinping, after the Chinese government sent a record 145 fighter planes into the self-governing island’s air defense zone. Taiwan’s defense minister said that military tensions with China are at…

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken meets with French President Macron and holds economic developm…

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken meets with French President Macron and holds economic developm…

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is holding meetings with diplomats on global economic development during his trip to Paris, which ends Wednesday. On Tuesday he met with France’s President Emmanuel Macron to try and salvage relations between the two countries…

Biden administration lays out plan for trade with China

Biden administration lays out plan for trade with China

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai began to lay out the Biden administration’s trade policy with China. So far, officials seem to be building on Trump-era tariffs but could seek out new trade talks. Wall Street Journal senior editor Bob Davis…