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Spy balloon confirms 'pattern of Chinese behavior' that poses threat to NATO members, Stoltenberg says

cnbc.com WASHINGTON – The Chinese spy balloon that drifted across the United States last week presents security challenges for NATO's 30-member alliance as well as other countries…

Asian shares mostly lower, tracking Wall Street retreat

marketbeat.com Shares fell Thursday in Asia after Wall Street gave back some of its recent gains on persisting uncertainty over interest rates and inflation. → Know Your Profit Potential…

Philippines' Marcos seeks tighter security ties with Japan

nikkei.com TOKYO -- Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is set to meet Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday to discuss closer security ties, amid China's assertive…

Why Northeast Asia-Ex China Is Ambivalent About CBDCs

forbes.com China’s launch of the digital yuan has prompted a scramble in Northeast Asia among central banks to assess the merits of CBDCs. Japan, South Korea and Taiwan are all at…

US approves Poland's bid to buy $10 billion in HIMARS, ammunition

foxbusiness.com The U.S. has granted approval to Poland's potential purchase of an estimated $10 billion worth of High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), which have gained broader…

China weighs in on the war in Ukraine, pushing Europe to stop trying to get Kyiv a 'complete victory' over Russia

businessinsider.com Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Chinese President Xi Jinping at BRICS Summit in Brasilia Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images China warned the West against pushing for…

Roger Waters Addresses U.N. Security Council, at Russia’s Behest, Urging Peace but Repeating Charge That Ukraine Invasion Was ‘Provoked’

variety.com Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters is not backing down on his controversial stand that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was “provoked”: He repeated that charge Wednesday to no…

U.S. explores working with India to increase economic competition against China, says Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo

cnbc.com WASHINGTON — Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Wednesday that the U.S. is considering collaborating with India on certain manufacturing jobs in order to boost…

China has a global spy balloon operation collecting intel on other countries' militaries, including 'strategic bases' in the US, officials say

businessinsider.com Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2 recover a high-altitude surveillance balloon off the coast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Feb. 5, 2023. Petty…

State of the portfolio: What Biden's address means for 10 Club stocks from Caterpillar to Ford

cnbc.com President Joe Biden 's State of the Union address put the spotlight on multiple tailwinds that will benefit 10 Club holdings including Caterpillar (CAT) and Ford (F). In…

Spy Balloon Part Of Worldwide Chinese Surveillance Program Meant To Evade Radar, Report Says

forbes.com The suspected Chinese surveillance balloon shot down Saturday afternoon by U.S. fighter jets over Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is part of a worldwide Chinese program to spy…

China says it was smeared in President Biden's State of the Union speech

pbs.org China says it was smeared in U.S. President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address that repeatedly mentioned competition between the two countries. China does not fear…

Put an end to hard left’s debt ceiling demagoguery

washingtontimes.com Americans are enduring another episode of debt ceiling demagoguery. Conservative House Republicans are demanding spending cuts to raise the $31.4 trillion limit, President…

U.S. armed forces returning to Philippines to counter China threats

pbs.org Once-secret ammunition bunkers and barracks lay abandoned, empty and overrun by weeds — vestiges of American firepower in what used to be the United States’ largest overseas…

Who Is Sending Rescue Teams to Turkey and Syria?

statista.com Janez Lenarcic, the European Commissioner for Crisis Management, announced on Twitter yesterday that almost 1,200 emergency personnel were being dispatched to Turkey in a…

Yum China Provides A Look At China’s Consumer, Tik Tok Flip Flops On Food Delivery Launch

forbes.com Asian equities were largely higher overnight as Taiwan and South Korea outperformed while China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, and Thailand posted declines. Unfortunately,…

World shares mixed after Wall St gains on Fed chair comments

go.com NEW YORK -- Stocks are opening modestly picky on Wall Street as traders absorb more earnings reports from big U.S. companies. Chipotle Mexican Grill sank after delivering a…

Wall Street opens lower as more earnings reports roll in

marketbeat.com Stocks are opening modestly picky on Wall Street as traders absorb more earnings reports from big U.S. companies. Chipotle Mexican Grill sank after delivering a weak report…

EV startup Zypp Electric nabs $25M to hit 30 Indian cities by 2025

techcrunch.com Zypp Electric, an Indian startup that offers an EV-as-a-service platform catering to e-commerce companies and gig workers, has received a $25 million investment led by…

China-US Trade at New High Amid ‘Decoupling’ Fears

asiafinancial.com The United States imported $538.8 billion worth of goods from China last year and sent exports worth $153.8 billion to the country Trade between China and the United States…

Six big takeaways from Biden's raucous State of the Union

semafor.com The presidency Trump always wanted? This is hardly a new phenomenon, but one of the most striking aspects of Biden’s speech was how much of it reflected the same economic…

China: A Positive Or Negative Influence In The World?

zerohedge.com China: A Positive Or Negative Influence In The World? According to a survey by Cambridge University and YouGov, unfavorable views of China have reached new highs in many…

Mapping Global Geopolitical Uncertainty By Country

zerohedge.com Mapping Global Geopolitical Uncertainty By Country The Russia-Ukraine war highlighted how geopolitical risk can up-end supply chains and weaponize trade. More precisely, the…

Biden Warns China Over Spy Balloon, Vows More Chip Action

asiafinancial.com US President Joe Biden said in his State of the Union address on Tuesday that he would cooperate with China, but vowed to ‘protect US sovereignty’, referring to the ongoing…

Did shooting China's spy balloon show strength, or weakness?

theweek.com Tensions are escalating between the United States and China over the fate of a suspected Chinese spy balloon that wafted through U.S. airspace before a fighter jet shot it…

Why the Chinese spy balloon is a huge embarrassment for Beijing

newsweek.com The unfolding spy balloon saga appears to have dizzied China's diplomats, who have struggled for credibility in the past days by going on the offensive. Observers continue…

Global Pivot: 4 Overseas ETFs Beating the S&P 500 in 2023

247wallst.com The S&P 500 may have been up over 5% last month, but there were better returns on offer overseas, and U.S. investors were quick to jump on them. Based on capital flows…

Asian shares mixed after Wall St gains on Fed chair comments

apnews.com Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday after stocks rallied on Wall Street following comments by the chair of the Federal Reserve signaling that last week’s stunningly…

Viral video shows woman asleep behind the wheel of a Tesla on California freeway

yahoo.com A driver encountered what appeared to be a woman sleeping behind the wheel of a Tesla that was traveling along a Southern California freeway. The viral video, which was…

Shares of Japanese Tech Giants Plunge on Weak Earnings

asiafinancial.com Disappointing earnings results led to shares of Japan’s Nintendo, SoftBank and Sharp all suffering sharp falls on Wednesday. The results of these firms also sent a sad…

Sky Lanterns, Fu-Go Wind Ships, Drones, Balloon Bombs, & The Markets

zerohedge.com Sky Lanterns, Fu-Go Wind Ships, Drones, Balloon Bombs, & The Markets Authored by Dr. Pippa Malmgren via Substack, The Chinese balloons over the US reveal many things. We are…

Shares of Nintendo, SoftBank tumble after earnings

investing.com Shares of Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd (TYO: ) and SoftBank Group Corp and Sharp (OTC: ) Corp fell steeply on Wednesday, after the companies jolted investors with disappointing…

How China responded to the U.S. shooting down spy balloon: Timeline

newsweek.com China declined to speak with a key United States defense official after the military downed the suspected spy balloon that crossed into U.S. airspace last week, according to…

China Refused US Request For Phone Call After Spy Balloon Shot Down

zerohedge.com China Refused US Request For Phone Call After Spy Balloon Shot Down After the United States shot down China's spy balloon on Saturday, China refused a US request for a call…

American companies in Taiwan make contingency plans amid tensions with China

foxbusiness.com Almost half of companies surveyed by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taiwan are revising or plan to revise their business continuity plans amid tensions with…

Why lawmakers say China's economy is the 'greatest threat' to America

foxbusiness.com The House Financial Services Committee held its first full hearing of the 118th Congress Tuesday, focusing on the threat posed by the to U.S. economic interests. Tensions…

Pentagon Warns China Has More Nuclear Missile Launchers Than U.S. But There’s One Big Catch

forbes.com The Pentagon has warned lawmakers on Capitol Hill that China now has more ground-based facilities capable of launching nuclear missiles than the U.S., according to a new…

The Chinese spy balloon drama from inside China

axios.com People in China are interpreting the Chinese spy balloon drama through the lens of alternative facts, propaganda, and censorship — underscoring how divergent information…

America’s Trade Deficit Surged in 2022, Nearing $1 Trillion

nytimes.com The gap between what the United States imports and what it exports hit a record as more foreign goods came into the country. WASHINGTON — The overall U.S. trade deficit rose…

‘Wake-up call’: Top Republicans sound alarm over China’s nuclear expansion

politico.com Top Republicans on Capitol Hill are raising alarms over news that China has surpassed the U.S. in its number of launchers for land-based nuclear missiles — and arguing for…

China says will 'safeguard interests' after shooting of alleged spy balloon

pbs.org China said Tuesday it will “resolutely safeguard its legitimate rights and interests” over the shooting down of a suspected Chinese spy balloon by the United States, as…

The balloon affair is a Sputnik moment

vox.com A suspected Chinese spy balloon flies above Charlotte, North Carolina, on February 4, 2023. | Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images As China’s balloon deflates, a new…

Roger Waters Is ‘Antisemitic to Rotten Core,’ Says Former Pink Floyd Lyricist Polly Samson

variety.com Pink Floyd singer-guitarist David Gilmour and his wife, Polly Samson, who wrote lyrics for the band’s later songs, are not pulling any punches about Roger Waters, whose…

Baidu’s Ernie Bot Powers Hong Kong Rise

forbes.com Asian equities were mixed as North Asia (Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China & Hong Kong) posted gains while South Asia (India, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the…

Before spy balloon dropped, trade with China soared

politico.com U.S.-China relations have reached a low point after a Chinese spy balloon was discovered — and shot down — over U.S. territory last week, but trade between the world’s two…

Canada, Taiwan to begin formal talks to spur foreign investments

theglobeandmail.com Canadian Trade Minister Mary Ng spoke with Taiwan’s top trade negotiator John Deng on Tuesday and agreed to start formal negotiations between Taipei and Ottawa for a deal to…

China attack on Taiwan not likely in "next couple of years": U.S. official

newsweek.com A conflict between China and Taiwan isn't likely in the near term, the Pentagon's top policy official has said, citing the United States' continuing military supremacy and…

Emerging market funds see big inflows in January on China reopening

investing.com Emerging market bond and equity funds received heavy inflows in January after a dry patch last year, aided by China's reopening and softening inflation pressures worldwide.…

Taiwan Ramps up Drone Development to Guard From China Threat

asiafinancial.com Taiwan’s defence ministry said on Tuesday that it will focus on drone development for military uses to guard against the threat posed by China. Lessons have been taken from…

US Says It’ll Stay Calm as China Admits Second ‘Spy’ Balloon

asiafinancial.com The White House said on Monday it would keep a calm approach to relations with China following the diplomatic row over a suspected spy balloon, even as Beijing owned up to a…

What David Gilmour and Polly Samson have said about Roger Waters

newsweek.com Pink Floyd legends David Gilmour and Roger Waters' long-standing feud is still in motion, and Gilmour's wife Polly Samson has now spoken about her husband's former bandmate…

US Firms in Taiwan Reviewing Plans as China Tensions Rise

asiafinancial.com Rising tension between the US and China has dented the confidence of US companies in Taiwan, a new survey has revealed. Nearly half of companies surveyed by the American…

The US and the Philippines’ Military Agreement Sends a Warning to China

nakedcapitalism.com Yves here. Below is a an example of narrative control, China flavored. The article starts by depicting Taiwan as independent, when only 13 countries recognize Taiwan and the…

U.S. firms in Taiwan making 'contingency' plans amid China tensions

reuters.com Almost half of companies surveyed by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taiwan are revising or plan to revise their business continuity plans amid tensions with…

Spy balloon signaled China's displeasure over three issues: Stavridis

newsweek.com Admiral James Stavridis said China may have sent a suspected spy balloon to the United States to signal displeasure over three issues with U.S. policy in the Indo-Pacific…

What the Spy Balloon Incident Means for the Rally in Chinese Stocks

barrons.com The wobbly floor under the U.S.-China relationship is shaking again as Chinese officials protest the U.S.’s decision to shoot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon over the…

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