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22.10.2018 - 10:04 [ GlobalTimes.cn ]

China-India cooperation can be global yardstick

China-India cooperation is also in line with each nation’s international strategy. The change in the international landscape has motivated developing countries to engage in multilateral cooperation and seek more say when it comes to protecting their own interests. China and India are both in favor of free trade. Down the road, they will need better coordination and more support from each other on issues such as the multilateral trade system and WTO reform.

21.07.2018 - 11:55 [ Upguard ]

Short Circuit: How a Robotics Vendor Exposed Confidential Data for Major Manufacturing Companies

The data was exposed via rsync, a common file transfer protocol used to mirror or backup large data sets. The rsync server was not restricted by IP or user, and the data set was downloadable to any rsync client that connected to the rsync port.

21.07.2018 - 11:48 [ New York Times ]

‘Big Red Flag’: Automakers’ Trade Secrets Exposed in Data Leak

He’s a rarity in the industry: a security sleuth who doesn’t hack. Instead, he searches communication ports and the internet’s hive of connected devices to find information inadvertently made public. His discoveries have included medical records, airport security files, hotel bookings, a terrorist screening database and 87 million Mexican voter registration records. Once the sensitive information has been secured, he publicly discloses that the data had been revealed.

Mr. Vickery found Level One’s data through an exposed backup server.

15.07.2018 - 10:38 [ CNBC ]

Billionaire Koch brothers network unveils phase one of multimillion-dollar ad campaign against Trump’s tariffs

(20.6.2018) Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch are unveiling a multimillion-dollar ad campaign against President Trump’s tariffs.
The first phase of the ad campaign, which is funded by the Koch network’s Freedom Partners organization, will air on TV and radio starting Monday.
The campaign will call on Congress to support free trade policies and abandon Trump’s protectionist goals.

19.06.2018 - 13:55 [ New York Times ]

Pompeo Issues a Warning to the World on Trade

China was not Mr. Pompeo’s only target on Monday, and his decision to issue his global warning before the Detroit Economic Club suggested that a sweeping investigation into car imports could result in even more tariffs. The Trump administration has already imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum from its closest trading partners, and Mr. Pompeo said that “asymmetric trade relationships” with Canada, Europe, Japan and Mexico needed to change.

“It’s a simple moral principle, this idea of fairness,” Mr. Pompeo said.

19.06.2018 - 12:09 [ eurasiafuture.com ]

Trump’s New Tariffs Have Effectively Killed TTIP And May Collapse NAFTA

(31.5.2018) What is already clear is that the age of global free trading blocs that appeared on the horizon during the Obama years appears to be over as far as the United States is concerned. The much vaunted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) which would have seen the EU and NAFTA create a free trading mega-zone is now all but dead as Washington and Brussels continue to threaten each other with more trading barriers.

19.06.2018 - 12:02 [ Independent.co.uk ]

These are the right-wing think tanks pushing for a worse deal than TTIP after Brexit – and their influence is frightening

(12.3.2018) With the demise of the toxic Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), you’d be forgiven for thinking we can all breathe easy, safe in the knowledge that our environment, food, public health, NHS and democratic sovereignty are no longer under threat.

Unfortunately, you’d be wrong.

11.06.2018 - 13:41 [ Toronto Star ]

‘Special place in hell’: Trump aides hurl insults at Trudeau in unprecedented U.S. attack on Canadian leader

Navarro delivered the most incendiary comment: “There’s a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad-faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door.”

Trudeau declined to respond directly, saying on Twitter that what truly “matters” is the accomplishments of the G7.

08.05.2018 - 12:03 [ CNN ]

US and China will go for Round 2 of trade talks next week

The United States and China will hold a new round of trade talks after no breakthroughs emerged from their first meeting.

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser, Liu He, will visit Washington next week to continue discussions with President Donald Trump’s economic team, the White House said Monday.

28.03.2018 - 15:32 [ New York Times ]

Trump Secures Trade Deal With South Korea Ahead of Nuclear Talks

But winning the deal may have had more to do with the geopolitical realities confronting the United States and South Korea as America embarks on tricky nuclear discussions with North Korea. The United States cannot afford a protracted trade standoff at a moment when it needs the South as an ally.