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Xi Jinping vows to deepen China’s sweeping anti-corruption crackdown - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

China Focus

Xi Jinping vows to deepen China’s sweeping anti-corruption crackdown

Xi has repeatedly vowed zero tolerance on corruption since he took office in 2012.

Global Economy

Briefs: Biden and Xi strike deals on military comms, fentanyl, AI; Cameron makes surprise UK cabinet comeback

"The way we value IQ over EQ might change." –— President Tharman Shanmugaratnam.

China Focus

China vows system to resolve local government debt risks

The gathering comes at a pivotal time for China amid growing questions over the country’s political and economic trajectory.

China Focus

Xi’s US$1 trillion 'Project of the Century' gets a reality check

China’s overall activity in BRI countries is down about 40% from its 2018 peak as the world’s second-biggest economy slows.


Xi tells Blinken 'very good' that progress made on US-China ties

The positive tone from Blinken’s visit to Beijing will raise expectations that both countries can reach a more stable footing.

China Focus

Xi urges financial institutions to move to new flagship city

Xi also urged for state-owned enterprises directly under the central government in Beijing to move their headquarters to the city.

China Focus

Xi's third term as president cements effort to consolidate power

Xi won the vote in the National People’s Congress 2,952-0, officially giving him five more years in power.

China Focus

Amazon helps ex-Googler turn mom's money into a billion dollars

(May 22): After Steven Yang left his coveted job at Google, he asked his mother whether he should take venture-capital money to fund his business idea.

Global Economy

China responds to US duties on steel, aluminium by imposing tariffs on 128 US products

BEIJING (Apr 2): China has slapped extra tariffs of up to 25% on 128 US products including frozen pork, as well as on wine and certain fruits and nuts, in response to US duties on imports of aluminium and steel, China’s finance ministry said.

Singapore economy

Bilateral US-China trade war could benefit Singapore, but not a global trade war

SINGAPORE (Mar 26): Investors have been anticipating a trade war following the Trump’s administration’s plan to impose up to US$60 billion ($78.9 billion) worth of tariffs on China imports, which accounts for about 9.4% of US-China trade and 2.6% of U