Beijing urges US firms in China to lobby Washington over trade war

  1. Beijing urges US firms in China to lobby Washington over trade war  Reuters
  2. Global Stocks Regain Ground After Losses  Wall Street Journal
  3. Trump tariffs prompt rising fear, anger from GOP, business  The Hill
  4. Commentary: US brazen bullying on trade to boomerang back with unbearable costs  Xinhua
  5. China Commerce Ministry Briefing  Bloomberg (blog)
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Euro slips as German coalition crisis deepens, Mexican peso firms

  1. Euro slips as German coalition crisis deepens, Mexican peso firms  Reuters
  2. Angela Merkel and her vision of Europe survive to fight another round  Washington Post
  3. No Resolution to German Government Crisis Over Migrant Plans  U.S. News & World Report
  4. EU falls short of stopping boats  The Australian
  5. Merkel’s migration battle: Seehofer ‘announces intention to resign’  The Guardian
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U.S. plans limits on Chinese investment in U.S. technology firms

U.S. plans limits on Chinese investment in U.S. technology firmsThe U.S. Treasury Department is drafting curbs that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying U.S. companies with “industrially significant technology,” a government official briefed on the matter said on Sunday. The official, whose comments matched a report by the Wall Street Journal, emphasized that the Chinese ownership threshold may change before the restrictions are announced on Friday. The move marks another escalation of President Donald Trump’s trade conflict with China, which threatens to roil financial markets and dent global growth.


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Trump is planning to stop China taking over American firms — and it's another blow for the 2 countries' relationship

  1. Trump is planning to stop China taking over American firms — and it’s another blow for the 2 countries’ relationship  Business Insider
  2. We’re going to lose this trade war  Washington Post
  3. US economic fundamentals are good. Don’t overreact to trade issues  CNBC
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Tech Firms May Have to Filter User Uploads Under New EU Rules

  1. Tech Firms May Have to Filter User Uploads Under New EU Rules  Bloomberg
  2. EU Parliament committee votes for tougher EU copyright rules to rein in tech giants  Reuters
  3. EU takes first step in passing controversial copyright law that could ‘censor the internet’  The Verge
  4. EU votes for copyright law that would make internet a ‘tool for control’  The Guardian
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Pruitt bought Rose Bowl tickets with help from PR executive for energy firms, former staffer tells Congress

  1. Pruitt bought Rose Bowl tickets with help from PR executive for energy firms, former staffer tells Congress  ABC News
  2. Pruitt enlisted aides to help daughter get into law school, gain internship: report  The Hill
  3. EPA’s Pruitt Snagged Rose Bowl Tickets. Democrats Ask How  Bloomberg
  4. Ousting Scott Pruitt, while necessary, won’t stop Trump’s war on the environment  Los Angeles Times
  5. In Trump country, farmers protest Pruitt’s ethanol policies  CBS News
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Vietnam legislators back cyber law clamping down on tech firms, dissent

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnamese legislators approved a cybersecurity law on Tuesday that tightens control of the internet and global tech companies operating in the Communist-led country, raising fears of economic harm and a further crackdown on dissent. The cyber law, approved by 91 percent of attending legislators, requires Facebook , Google and other global technology firms to store locally “important” personal data on users in Vietnam and open offices in the country.


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Facebook says it gave Huawei and other Chinese firms access to user data

  1. Facebook says it gave Huawei and other Chinese firms access to user data  CNNMoney
  2. Facebook’s Data-Sharing Program for Phone Makers Included Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei  Gizmodo
  3. Facebook has a data sharing agreement with Huawei, a telecom giant with alleged ties to the Chinese government  Business Insider
  4. Facebook granted devices from Huawei, a Chinese telecom firm, special access to social data  Washington Post
  5. Facebook gave Chinese smartphone maker Huawei access to user data  NBCNews.com
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Facebook Confirms Data-Sharing Deals with Chinese Tech Firms

  1. Facebook Confirms Data-Sharing Deals with Chinese Tech Firms  Wall Street Journal
  2. Facebook granted devices from Huawei, a Chinese telecom firm, special access to social data  Washington Post
  3. Facebook gave Huawei special access to user data  CNET
  4. Facebook Gave Device Makers Deep Access to Data on Users and Friends  New York Times
  5. Opinion: Facebook rewards investors’ faith as tech stocks roar in 2018  MarketWatch
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