The treatment of Li Hongyuan, who had worked for the company for 13 years, has become one of the most discussed topics in recent days on China’s Twitter-like Weibo platform.
The United States has threatened to impose tariffs on French goods in response to a law passed in the French parliament taxing American digital giants.
A report from the US Trade Representative's office found the tax penalises American tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon.
President Trump accused the countries of orchestrating a massive devaluation of their currencies and called on the US central bank to take action to prevent other nations from doing the same.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping virtually inaugurated the "Power of Siberia" pipeline via a video link-up. Russia also plans to launch two more gas pipelines that will ramp up supplies to Europe.
Jeffrey D Sachs has joined a rising number of economists who say the World Bank’s arbitration system for commercial disputes is flawed.
After going into recession last year, Turkey's economy has been showing signs of recovery as inflation fell to single digits in October, largely due to a so-called base effect.
The news agency dpa reported that police estimated more than 2,000 people took part Saturday at sites near Cottbus and Leipzig and that some of the demonstrators scuffled with police.
The Paris-based INSTEX, which has yet to enable transactions, functions as a clearing house allowing Iran to continue to sell oil and import other products or services in exchange, to avoid US sanctions.
This year’s Black Friday sales are just behind the $7.9 billion haul of last year’s Cyber Monday, which holds the one-day record for online sales, according to Adobe Analytics.
Only 36 percent of US consumers plan to shop this year on Black Friday, down one percent from last year and a decline of 23 percent from 2015, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey.
Fuel stations in the Arab country continue open-ended strike protesting dollar shortages to cover their imports, amid a dual political and economic crisis.
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