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Proposed rule to allow U.S. to work with Huawei in 5G standards meetings – report

May 07, 2020 - 12:16 PM

A new rule drafted by the US Commerce Department will allow US companies and engineers to participate in 5G standards meetings in which Huawei is also a part of

U.S. authorizes 'several' firms to sell to Huawei amid sanctions

Nov 21, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The US Commerce Department grants 'narrow licenses to authorize limited and specific activities which do not pose a significant risk to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States'

HUAWEI. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

U.S. blacklists 28 Chinese entities over abuses in Xinjiang

Oct 08, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announces the move, saying the United States 'cannot and will not tolerate the brutal suppression of ethnic minorities within China'

SANCTION.  File photo of US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

China to create blacklist of 'unreliable' foreign firms

May 31, 2019 - 6:47 PM

The Chinese move to create its own 'entity list' appears to be a way to pressure foreign companies to maintain commercial relations with Huawei

TRADE WAR. In this picture taken on May 30, 2019, people walk past Huawei advertising at Shenzhen-Bao'an international airport in Shenzhen, China's Guangdong province. Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP

US economy grew at robust 4.2% pace in 2nd quarter

Aug 28, 2014 - 9:52 PM

The 4 2 annual pace in the April June period followed a 2 1 contraction in the first quarter

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US economy grows 2.6% in Q4

Mar 27, 2014 - 9:47 PM

The US economy expands more strongly than previously thought

STRONGER DOLLAR. The greenback appreciates against major currencies after the upward revision in the US' economic growth. Photo by AFP

US to relinquish key oversight role for Internet

Mar 15, 2014 - 8:29 AM

UPDATED The move marks the final phase of the privatization of the Internet domain system according to a statement from the US government

Dollar jumps in Asia on US sales report

Jan 15, 2014 - 2:29 PM

The gains soothed concerns about the economy after a jobs report fuelled speculation about the Federal Reserve holding off cuts to its stimulus program

DOLLAR JUMPS. In early afternoon trade in Tokyo, the dollar bought 104.34 yen compared with 104.20 yen in New York and 103.43 yen in Asia