Month: September 2019

Trump Races for Trade Deals With Japan and India as China Fight Persists

Trump Races for Trade Deals With Japan and India as China Fight Persists

ImagePresident Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan discussing trade at the Group of 7 summit in France last month. Unlike traditional trade deals, any agreement they announce is likely to be confined to a few sectors or products.CreditCreditErin Schaff/The New York TimesWASHINGTON — The Trump administration is racing to announce limited trade deals…

Joshua Wong and Alex Chow: The People of Hong Kong Will Not Be Cowed by China

Joshua Wong and Alex Chow: The People of Hong Kong Will Not Be Cowed by China

You can arrest us. But more protesters will keep coming out.By Joshua Wong and Alex ChowMr. Wong and Mr. Chow are Hong Kong activists.Aug. 31, 2019ImageA protester uses a slingshot in Hong Kong on Saturday.CreditCreditLillian Suwanrumpha/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesHONG KONG — “If we burn, you burn with us.” A famous line in the movie…

Talking to Jerry Brown About Tackling Climate Change, With Help From China

Talking to Jerry Brown About Tackling Climate Change, With Help From China

California TodayTuesday: An interview with the former governor about his new initiative at U.C. Berkeley. Also: Chanel Miller speaks out, and more Emmys coverage.Sept. 24, 2019ImageIn 2014, then-Gov. Jerry Brown and Xie Zhenhua, China’s National Development and Reform Commission vice chairman, signed an agreement to boost bilateral cooperation on climate change.CreditBeck Diefenbach/FILE, via Associated PressGood…