Global and China News

Finance leaders dodge conflict with Trump White House

(Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:03:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Global finance leaders sought to avoid conflict with the Trump administration over trade and environmental policy and welcomed signs the world economy is pulling out of the doldrums.

Quotas charge up China's electric-car market

(Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:03:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - China's electric-car market is already the world's biggest, but a government proposal to introduce “new energy” vehicle quotas for automakers is further charging it up.

Bad debts hindering India growth: analysts

(Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:03:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The recent arrest of Vijay Mallya highlighted the problem of bad loans in India, but analysts say the tycoon's unpaid debts are just the tip of an iceberg that is already holding back the country's economic growth.

Shareholders push for more info on political lobbying by US companies

(Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:03:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Dozens of major U.S. companies are facing shareholder votes this spring that seek to require more disclosure about political lobbying, as activists demand greater corporate transparency.