12 Jan '18, 3am

China 2017 trade surplus with US tops US$275b to record high

BEIJING (AFP) - China's trade surplus with the United States expanded last year, raising the possibility of fresh blowback from President Donald Trump who has often bashed Beijing over the issue and fanned fears of a trade war. The increase came despite a tumble in China's global surplus as domestic demand spurred a rally in imports. The figures on Friday (Jan 12) showed the difference between exports and imports with the United States expanded 10 per cent to US$275.8 billion (S$366.8 billion). Trade between the two countries has become a sensitive issue, with the US president hitting out at what he considers unfair practices by Beijing and accusing it of killing US jobs, at one time describing its policies as "rape". The billionaire's comments and economically nationalist platform - including pulling out of a key Pacific pact and threatening to tear up another with Canada...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/business/economy/china-2017-t...

Tweets

US Fleet Fuel Economy Hit Record High in Model Year 2016

US Fleet Fuel Economy Hit Record High in Model ...

hybridcars.com 12 Jan '18, 5pm

U.S. fuel economy hit a record high in 2016 and is expected to repeat that in 2017, according to the U.S> Environmental Pr...

@IdTjakrabirawa @Mentimoen dah masuk berita ter...

straitstimes.com 13 Jan '18, 6am

BEIJING • The story of a Chinese schoolboy who braved harsh winter conditions to get to school has triggered an avalanche ...

China's inexorable rise being helped by US' retreat

China's inexorable rise being helped by US' ret...

straitstimes.com 14 Jan '18, 12am

The first stop on French President Emmanuel Macron's trip to China last week was, curiously, not Beijing. He arrived in th...

2017 Weather and Climate Disasters Cost US Record $306 Billion

2017 Weather and Climate Disasters Cost US Reco...

desmogblog.com 10 Jan '18, 12am

By Lorraine Chow , EcoWatch. Reposted with permission from EcoWatch . 2017, one of the hottest years in modern history, wa...

2017 Weather and Climate Disasters Cost U.S. Record $306 Billion

2017 Weather and Climate Disasters Cost U.S. Re...

ecowatch.com 09 Jan '18, 2pm

2017, one of the hottest years in modern history, was also an extremely costly year. According to a new report from the Na...

Experts: #US lag in tech, #NationalSecurity rac...

stripes.com 11 Jan '18, 10am

WASHINGTON — In a sobering reminder of a U.S. lag in the tech-based national security race against China, a panel of exper...

#Botswana govt summons US ambassador to complai...

straitstimes.com 12 Jan '18, 2pm

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Donald Trump tweeted a denial on Friday (Jan 12) after he was quoted as describing African...

China plug-in electric vehicle sales in 2017: a...

greencarreports.com 17 Jan '18, 4pm

Compared to previous years, overall car-sales growth in the U.S. has all but plateaued at around 17.5 million. China is do...

Trump’s Energy Dominance Crusade Could Harm US Economy and Environment: https://t.co/5TjMIw5DzQ

Trump’s Energy Dominance Crusade Could Harm US ...

care2.com 10 Jan '18, 11am

When the Trump administration announced that it would open up U.S. waters to oil and gas exploration , the country’s “ener...

#IBM breaks patent record in 25th straight year as No 1

#IBM breaks patent record in 25th straight year...

businesstimes.com.sg 10 Jan '18, 3am

[NEW YORK] International Business Machines was once again awarded the largest number of US patents in 2017, as the company...

NOAA: 2017 was third-warmest year on record for the globe

NOAA: 2017 was third-warmest year on record for...

climate.gov 18 Jan '18, 4pm

During 2017, the average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.51 degrees Fahrenheit (0.84 degrees Celsi...

December 2017 Pro release notes

December 2017 Pro release notes

godaddy.com 16 Jan '18, 1pm

The latest and the greatest from the Pro program Twitter Facebook 0 LinkedIn 0 Google 0 Pinterest 0 2017 is over, and it’s...