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Exclusive: Trump administration to soon end audit deal underpinning Chinese listings in U.S. - official

13 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration plans to soon scrap a 2013 agreement between U.S. and Chinese auditing authorities, a senior State Department official said, a move that could foreshadow a broader crackdown on U.S.-listed Chinese firms under fire for sidestepping American disclosure rules.

EXCLUSIVE-Trump administration to soon end audit deal underpinning Chinese listings in U.S. -official

5:48pm BST

WASHINGTON, July 14 The Trump administration plans to soon scrap a 2013 agreement between U.S. and Chinese auditing authorities, a senior State Department official said, a move that could foreshadow a broader crackdown on U.S.-listed Chinese firms under fire for sidestepping American disclosure rules.

Exclusive: Trump administration to soon end audit deal underpinning Chinese listings in U.S. - official

5:47pm BST

WASHINGTON The Trump administration plans to soon scrap a 2013 agreement between U.S. and Chinese auditing authorities, a senior State Department official said, a move that could foreshadow a broader crackdown on U.S.-listed Chinese firms under fire for sidestepping American disclosure rules.

China says it will hit back against new U.S. sanctions over Uighur rights

10 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON China said on Friday it would take "reciprocal measures" against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on senior Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses against the Uighur Muslim minority. | Video

Trump vows to push governors to reopen schools as pandemic surges

10 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would pressure state governors to open schools in the fall, despite a surge in coronavirus cases across the country that have prompted some local officials to pause or scale back reopening plans. | Video

Trump administration to encourage schools to safely reopen amid coronavirus surge

10 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is pushing for schools to reopen in the fall and is hosting White House events on the topic on Tuesday, despite a steady increase in coronavirus infections across the country led by younger Americans and rising hospitalizations in many states. | Video

Mexican leader lauds Trump despite past tariff threats, insults

09 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador lavished praise on President Donald Trump at their first meeting on Wednesday, saying the U.S. leader treated Mexico with respect despite his history of threatening tariffs and insulting Mexicans. | Video

Trump administration to encourage schools to safely reopen amid coronavirus surge

07 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 7 President Donald Trump is pushing for schools to reopen in the fall and is hosting White House events on the topic on Tuesday, despite a steady increase in coronavirus infections across the country led by younger Americans and rising hospitalizations in many states.

U.S. lawmaker seeks to ban Chinese firms from U.S. capital markets

01 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON A top senator is preparing a bill to ban Chinese companies from U.S. capital markets if they engage in spying, human rights abuse or support China's military, threatening a financial blow as tensions mount over COVID-19 and Beijing's crackdown on Hong Kong.

U.S. lawmakers unveil bid to boost domestic chipmaking industry

26 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Thursday introduced a measure aimed at strengthening chip manufacturing in the United States, adding to efforts to champion the sector and lure high tech supply chains back into the United States.

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