Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

61-70 results from 1000 for query «chinese»

August 9, 2018 12:03 AM 1,000 jobs at risk as Homebase closes 60 stores

MORE than 1,000 jobs are at risk as DIY chain Homebase prepares to reveal next week that it will close 60 stores. Hilco, which bought the struggling company for just £1 in May, has drawn up proposals to axe around a quarter of its 249 stores. In another blow to Britain’s struggling high streets Homebase is allegedly set to file a company voluntary arrangement 39

July 25, 2018 11:11 PM Gigi Hadid and Misty Copeland unveiled as stars of 2019 Pirelli calendar

Scottish lensman Albert Watson has photographed this year’s calendar, which was shot in mid-April over 10 days in Miami and New York. The 76-year-old has sought to “narrate their journey, to understand the emotive power of their dreams, the turning points, the moments of victory and defeat, and how they faced each in turn”, a release said. Each of the four women 105

July 19, 2018 1:31 AM China launches five-day MILITARY drills to showcase ability to INVADE Taiwan

CHINA has launched a five-day set of drills to showcase the ability to invade and retake the island of Taiwan, which one local expert believes is a message to the self-ruling island. China’s People's Liberation Army (PLA) announced the manoeuvres through a notice published by the Zhejiang Maritime Safety Administration to warn vessels to avoid a stretch 42

July 11, 2018 10:43 AM Man who likes to point out that football originated in China told to shut up

A MAN who enjoys saying that strictly speaking football’s ‘home’ is in China has been politely asked to shut the fuck up. Nathan Muir is contradicting anyone who claims that football is on the verge of coming home by referring to Zuqiu, the version of the game invented in Han China over two thousand years ago. He said: “When I hear someone say that football 41

July 5, 2018 1:55 AM China asks European Union to form 'ANTI-US' grand ALLIANCE in SHOCK move

CHINA has asked to form an alliance with the EU against the US as the spectre of an international trade war looms and is due to start this Friday. Donald Trump is due to slap as much as $34billion (£25 billion) of Chinese exports with 25 percent tariffs. In response, China asked the EU, which is the world’s largest trading bloc, for an alliance against 49

June 30, 2018 4:19 AM Senator rebuts sale of pipelines to China

Australia would be "piping-mad" to let an east coast gas pipeline monopoly be sold to a Hong Kong consortium, a crossbench senator claims. Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick called on the Foreign Investment Review Board to block the sale of Australian energy infrastructure company APA to a consortium including Hong Kong-based CKI Infrastructure Holdings 36

June 29, 2018 11:07 AM China appeals to SKorea to help 'protect free trade'

BEIJING (AP) - China's No. 2 leader, Premier Li Keqiang, appealed to Korean business leaders Friday to help "protect free trade" in a new effort to recruit allies for its escalating dispute with Washington. The South Koreans were the latest targets of a Chinese charm offensive that has been directed, with little success, at securing European support 48

June 28, 2018 8:48 PM Walgreens and FedEx stumble while McCormick and MSG jump

Shares of drugstores, pharmacy benefits managers and medication distributors fell after Amazon said it's buying online pharmacy PillPack. Delivery company stocks declined after Amazon said it is launching a program to have contractors deliver some of its shipments. The company said it will consider spinning off its sports team ownership into a separate 25

June 28, 2018 12:17 AM Chemours ex-worker who stole trade secrets barred from US

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A former employee of a chemical company who pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal trade secrets has been barred from ever returning to the United States. The News Journal of Wilmington reports Former Chemours Co. worker Jerry Jindong Xu was sentenced Wednesday in Delaware federal court to 10 months in prison, the time he's already 28

June 27, 2018 7:49 AM Man treated for 'stab wound' in Northfleet

A man has been taken to hospital after apparently stabbing himself in a busy street. Police were called to London Road, Northfleet, just before 6pm last night after horrified shoppers reported the incident. The Kent air ambulance was scrambled and landed in a nearby field but the man was taken to hospital by road. Police said today: "A man with injuries 38