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China first-quarter GDP grows 6.8 percent year-on-year, slightly more than expected

China first-quarter GDP grows 6.8 percent year-on-year, slightly more than expected  Reuters Beast from the East saw UK GDP growth slip to just 0.3% in first quarter, suggests research  The Independent Peru GDP growth picks up in February  Business News Americas Full coverage Is Donald Trump right that China slaps a 25 percent …

Is Donald Trump right that China slaps a 25 percent tariff on American cars?

Is Donald Trump right that China slaps a 25 percent tariff on American cars?  PolitiFact Holocaust survivor: America under Trump feels like 1929 Berlin  The Hill (blog) At long last, Trump does right thing  Albany Times Union ‘I’m A Holocaust Survivor—Trump’s America Feels Like Germany Before Nazis Took Over’  Newsweek Full coverage

Asia stocks edge up on easing Syria tensions; focus on earnings, China GDP

Asia stocks edge up on easing Syria tensions; focus on earnings, China GDP  The Star Online Beast from the East saw UK GDP growth slip to just 0.3% in first quarter, suggests research  The Independent Russian GDP seen up 1.3 pct y/y in Feb – economy ministry  Reuters Full coverage

Beijing Says Negotiations Impossible As Trump Slams ‘STUPID TRADE’ Relationship With China

Beijing Says Negotiations Impossible As Trump Slams ‘STUPID TRADE’ Relationship With China  The Daily Caller Why Christianity has been pushed underground in China  Big Think (blog) Trump amid trade tensions: ‘President Xi and I will always be friends, no matter what happens’  AOL Full coverage

The Taiwan Travel Act Threatens To Further Complicate US, China Relations

The Taiwan Travel Act Threatens To Further Complicate US, China Relations  NPR China’s Military Will ‘Defeat’ US Plans to Sell Weapons to Taiwan  Newsweek Analyst: China conducting exercises to train for Taiwan  UPI.com Full coverage

New shingles vaccine offers more than 90 percent protection

New shingles vaccine offers more than 90 percent protection  KUTV 2News Shingles awareness tour to stop in Richmond  Richmond News New GSK shingles vaccine off to strong start in key US market  Reuters Full coverage

5 things for April 11: Trump & Rosenstein, Facebook, China, Israel, Antarctica

5 things for April 11: Trump & Rosenstein, Facebook, China, Israel, Antarctica  CNN This is how Facebook uses your data for ad targeting  Recode Mark Zuckerberg returns to Congress, NHL playoffs and more things to know Wednesday  USA TODAY Commentary: Why conservatives don’t have Mark Zuckerberg’s back  CBS News Full coverage

Don’t Be Warrior Nation Or China Pawn Says Ex-Envoy Husain Haqqani To Pakistan

Don’t Be Warrior Nation Or China Pawn Says Ex-Envoy Husain Haqqani To Pakistan  NDTV Pakistan prevents Sikh pilgrims from meeting Indian envoy; India lodges protest  Economic Times India lodges protest with Pakistan for blocking consular access to Sikh pilgrims  Times of India The ‘Muslim-first’ Doctrine  The Indian Express Chinese investment risks Pakistan running into …

China, Japan Hold First Economic Talks in 8 Years in Trade War Shadow

China, Japan Hold First Economic Talks in 8 Years in Trade War Shadow  Bloomberg China, Japan ministers pave way for rare summits  Yahoo News Japan foreign minister says Beijing, Tokyo should co-operate more to denuclearize North Korea  Business Insider Trump, Abe to meet as US-Japan relationship shows strains over North Korea, trade  Washington Post …

After A Warm Saturday, Sleet And Freezing Rain Expected Overnight Sunday Across Connecticut

After A Warm Saturday, Sleet And Freezing Rain Expected Overnight Sunday Across Connecticut  Hartford Courant Environment Canada issues freezing rain warning for Ottawa  CBC.ca Freezing rain expected farther south Sunday  Fox17 Full coverage

‘I Am Gay, Not a Pervert’: Furor in China as Sina Weibo Bans Gay Content

‘I Am Gay, Not a Pervert’: Furor in China as Sina Weibo Bans Gay Content  New York Times China’s Weibo reverses ban on ‘homosexual’ content after outcry  The Guardian Weibo to ban gay, violent content from platform  Yahoo News Weibo’s New Online Guidelines: No Homosexual Content Allowed  What’s on Weibo Full coverage

Hong Kong, China stocks slump as worries over Hong Kong dollar persist

Hong Kong, China stocks slump as worries over Hong Kong dollar persist  MarketWatch Stocks Stable, Oil Drops After US-Led Air Strikes on Syria  U.S. News & World Report US Stocks Set to Rise After Syria Airstrikes  Wall Street Journal Full coverage

Is this the end of cheap money from China?

Is this the end of cheap money from China?  The Real Deal Li Jinyuan: “The World Focus on China Now. TIENS is in!”  PR Newswire (press release) BRIEF-Xian Int’l Medical Investment, Unit Sign Agreements With Alibaba China And Its Affiliate  Reuters China Wants to Win the Computing Arms Race  NDTV Full coverage