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Tokyo: Seven Chinese Navy Ships Near Japanese Island

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japan says it has spotted seven Chinese naval ships near one of its islands, as tensions between the two Asian powers remain high over a territorial dispute in the East China Sea. Japan’s Defense Ministry says the Chinese ships were spotted early Tuesday by Japanese aircraft about 50 kilometers outside Yonaguni Island, Japan’s westernmost island. […]

EU Seeking New Sanctions in Airplane Trade Dispute

Posted September 27th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The European Union is asking the World Trade Organization for $12 billion in new trade sanctions against the United States in the long-running dispute over government aid for the world’s largest plane makers, Airbus and Boeing. The WTO at various times has found both the EU and the U.S. at fault in the dispute — […]

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Apple-Samsung Patent Dispute Heads to US Trial

Posted July 30th, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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The world’s two biggest makers of smartphones — U.S.-based Apple and South Korea’s Samsung Electronics — are squaring off in a U.S. court over competing patent rights claims for the lucrative devices. Billions of dollars are at stake in the dispute that will be decided by a jury in California, not far from Apple’s headquarters. […]

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WTO: China Discriminating Against US Credit Card Companies

Posted July 16th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The World Trade Organization has concluded that China is discriminating against U.S. credit card companies by denying them full access to the Chinese market. The WTO Monday sided with U.S. claims that a Chinese company, China UnionPay, discriminated against foreign financial institutions by not allowing them legitimate access to the country’s electronic-payment systems. The ruling […]

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Bangladesh Wins Maritime Dispute with Burma

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Bangladesh says a U.N. tribunal has ruled in its favor in a long-running maritime border dispute with Burma. Foreign Minister Dipu Moni says the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has awarded her country an exclusive economic zone measuring 685 square kilometers in the Bay of Bengal, as well as full access to […]

Obama Warns China Against ‘Skirting the Rules’ on Trade

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday warned China to stop limiting its exports of so-called “rare earth” minerals used to make high-technology products. Mr. Obama described it as an unfair restriction of trade, saying, “Our competitors should be on notice: You will not get away ‘with skirting the rules.’” The United States, Japan and the […]

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US, EU, Japan File WTO Case Against China Over Rare Earths

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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The United States, the European Union and Japan are accusing China of unfairly limiting its exports of so-called “rare earth” minerals that are key components of many high-technology products. The U.S., Japan and the 27-nation EU filed a complaint against China on Tuesday with the World Trade Organization in Geneva to seek a resolution of […]

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US, EU, Japan File WTO Case Against China Over Rare Earths

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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The United States, the European Union and Japan are accusing China of unfairly limiting its exports of so-called “rare earth” minerals that are key components of many high-technology products. The U.S., Japan and the 27-nation EU filed a complaint against China on Tuesday with the World Trade Organization in Geneva to seek a resolution of […]

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US to File WTO Case Against China Over Rare Earths

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Officials with the Obama administration say the United States will file a new trade case against China over its limits on exports of so-called “rare earth” minerals. The officials say President Barack Obama will announce Tuesday that the U.S., along with the European Union and Japan, will file the case at the World Trade Organization. […]

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US to File WTO Case Against China Over Rare Earths

Posted March 12th, 2012 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials with the Obama administration say the United States will file a new trade case against China over its limits on exports of so-called “rare earth” minerals. The officials say President Barack Obama will announce Tuesday that the U.S., along with the European Union and Japan, will file the case at the World Trade Organization. […]

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