Eleven rescued following building collapse in China

Rescue services pulled out 11 people alive from a collapsed building in China’s financial hub of Shanghai on Thursday, and about same number are believed to be still trapped in the rubble. The building in Shanghai’s Changning district was being renovated when it collapsed late in the morning, trapping some 20 people inside, the fire… Read More Eleven rescued following building collapse in China

U.S. blacklists Chinese telecoms company Huawei

The Trump administration hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions on Wednesday, adding another incendiary element to the U.S.-China trade dispute just as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would visit China soon for more talks. The Commerce Department said it was adding Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 70 affiliates to its ‘Entity List’,… Read More U.S. blacklists Chinese telecoms company Huawei

U.S. President Donald Trump pardons former media mogul Conrad Black

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-and-half years in prison. Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain’s Daily Telegraph and the Jerusalem… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump pardons former media mogul Conrad Black