China’s trade falters as demand wanes at home and abroad

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register China’s export growth in single digits, misses forecast Imports lag, reflecting weak demand Trade balance narrows from July’s record Booming trade momentum expected to weaken BEIJING, Sept 7 (Reuters) – China’s exports and imports lost momentum in August with growth significantly missing forecasts as surging inflation … Read more

From furnace to flood: the world’s hottest city in Pakistan now under water

JACOBABAD, Pakistan, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Not long ago, Sara Khan, principal at a school for disadvantaged girls in Jacobabad in southern Pakistan, looked on in alarm as some students passed out from the heat – the city was the world’s hottest at one point in May. Now, after heavy monsoon rains submerged large parts … Read more

Exclusive: US regulators to vet Alibaba, other Chinese firms’ audits – sources

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Alibaba notified of US audit inspection – sources Vetting of US-listed Chinese firms’ audits starts next month Follows landmark US-China audit deal Alibaba shares fall nearly 3% HONG KONG, Aug 31 (Reuters) – US regulators have selected e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (9988.HK) and other … Read more