Trump's 15% tariffs on $112B in Chinese goods take effect

Trump's 15% tariffs on $112B in Chinese goods take effect

The Trump administration’s latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports have taken effect, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer goods in advance of the holiday shopping season. The 15 per cent taxes apply to about $ 112 billion US of Chinese imports. All told, more than two-thirds […]

Communist Chinese Quote Taylor Swift In Attack On President Trump

Communist Chinese Quote Taylor Swift In Attack On President Trump

Chinese state media used Taylor Swift’s criticism of President Trump this week to argue that Trump is bluffing about escalating the ongoing trade war. The communist government mouth piece, The Global Times published a piece titled “Why Are the Chinese Brushing Aside Trump’s Tweets?[1]” in which writer Mu Lu argues that the Chinese government isn’t […]

High levels of THC found at ancient Chinese cemetery site

High levels of THC found at ancient Chinese cemetery site

Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500 BC, providing what may be the oldest evidence of smoking cannabis for its mind-altering properties. The evidence was found on 10 wooden braziers containing stones with burn marks that were discovered […]

Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed: Industry group

Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed: Industry group

Chinese companies have stopped buying canola seed from Canadian producers, leaving exporters trying to sell their supply to other markets. The ongoing trade dispute that started earlier this month when China revoked the permit of a major Canadian exporter is also hitting canola farmers, who are grappling with lower prices and delayed shipments. “Chinese buyers […]

‘Dirty Chinese Restaurant’ game blasted as racist

Paola Loriggio, THE CANADIAN PRESS Sep 29, 2017 , Last Updated: 4:27 PM ET A Toronto-area company’s coming video game called “Dirty Chinese Restaurant” is being denounced as racist, but the business says its product is meant as satire. Big-O-Tree Games says the game — in which players chase cats and dogs with a cleaver, […]