Focus: China’s economic slowdown, multiple obstacles to stimulating consumption | Reuters

2023-08-25 22:03:00 BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Erin Yao, a 30-year-old book editor living in Beijing, has taken street dance classes and traveled all she could in the three years since the Chinese government’s “zero coronavirus” policy. I was going to do something that wasn’t there. On August 25, Erin Yao, 30, a book editor living … Read more

Focus: China’s direct investment plummets, yuan loses ‘pillar’ | Reuters

2023-08-10 22:02:00 SHANGHAI/SYDNEY (Reuters) – China opened its doors to foreign direct investment (FDI) in 1978 with then-Supreme Leader Deng Xiaoping’s reform and opening-up policy. Since then, foreign companies have invested hundreds of billions of dollars in buying businesses and building factories in China to gain market access and cheap labor, and the inflow of … Read more

Angle: A sign of US recession, or a sharp drop in demand for campers | Reuters

2023-07-28 22:09:00 (Reuters) – The U.S. economy may finally avoid a recession, but John Ferrand’s recreational vehicle dealership has been idle for months. (Reuters) – The U.S. economy may finally avoid recession, but John Ferrand’s recreational vehicle (RV) store has been quiet for months. A camper van for sale in Golden, Colorado, June 2016. REUTERS/Rick … Read more

Angle: Luxury goods industry, China stalled expectations North America is also blocked | Reuters

2023-07-21 22:14:00 [上海/パリ 19日 ロイター] – The luxury industry has relied on China and North America in recent years, but the latest Chinese economic data and sales of luxury brand Richemont, which owns Cartier and others, suggest those markets may be starting to slow down. The luxury industry has relied on China and North America in recent … Read more

The Diplomatic Dispute: China’s Plans for New Embassy Near Tower of London

2023-07-14 21:31:00 LONDON (Reuters) – China’s plans to build a new embassy next to the Tower of London have turned into a diplomatic issue, but it all started with a local dispute. The municipalities of this area within the city of London turned the world’s second-largest superpower against them and thwarted the plan. China’s plan … Read more

The Brave Lawyers Defending Justice and Human Rights in War-Torn Russia

2023-07-07 23:06:00 (Reuters) – Sophia Gominova, 29, decided to become a lawyer when she was 11. Born after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Gominova grew up in a Russia plagued by organized crime, watching cop dramas on TV and thinking, ‘That’s how she wants to fight evil. Sophia Gominova (pictured) decided to become a … Read more