Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Michael Kovrig, who had served Canada in Beijing, Hong Kong and at the UN in New York, is now a senior adviser for the International Crisis Group (ICG), which researches conflict prevention.
I warned that China would retaliate a few days ago.
Friday, December 07, 2018
This seems like a bad idea pic.twitter.com/ujwAjBByZo— Eric Gomez (@EricGomezAsia) December 6, 2018
In the event that America is thick enough to pursue this "tactic", they will find PDQ that many American executives currently in China and related territories will be placed under arrest on all sorts of charges.
This is a policy destined to not only fail, but make things worse!
Thursday, December 06, 2018
Millions of customers are believed to have been affected in the data blackout, which is also impacting customers of Sky Mobile, Tesco Mobile, Giffgaff and Lycamobile who use O2's service.
As I noted earlier today, Huawei is regarded as a security risk (because it is Chinese) and as such part of the "Great Game" being played out between the USA and China for global dominance. Hence, there will be Chinese countermeasures for this.
There is at least the upside, he admits that he won't be in office forever!NEW: Trump has told aides he doesn’t care about the national debt in part because when it becomes truly untenable he will be out of office. https://t.co/tMJ5k5hiTl— Sam Stein (@samstein) December 5, 2018
Via @swin24 and @lachlan
Additionally, BT is removing Huawei equipment from the core of its network for transferring calls and internet traffic because of concerns over national security.Big news: “Canada has arrested the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies who is facing extradition to the United States on suspicion she violated U.S. trade sanctions against Iran” https://t.co/ChwtpE4Jqw— Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) December 5, 2018
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Carney: Sterling has not factored in high chance of a disorderly Brexit— Katie Martin (@katie_martin_fx) December 4, 2018
you ain't seen nothin yet
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
No central bank is perfect but for forecasting its key metric, the Bank of England is at the bottom of the pile.— Ken Frost (@ken_frost) November 28, 2018
The three-century-old institution has the worst track record for predicting inflation in its home economy. https://t.co/3wN29lQg8Y
Monday, November 26, 2018
Only in Greece: The Chairman and the CEO of Greek non-systemic Attica Bank started a fistfight during a board meeting last week over a controversial €100k loan. Now Bank of Greece considers kicking them both out.— Yannis Koutsomitis (@YanniKouts) November 26, 2018
Detail: The Chair is a former Greek rep at IMF.