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Trade Tensions Seen Tightening Job Market for Chinese Graduates

Trade Tensions Seen Tightening Job Market for Chinese Graduates

A record number of 8.34 million university graduates are set to enter the Chinese job market this summer amid escalating...

South Korea Waits Out US-China Trade War

South Korea Waits Out US-China Trade War

Juhyun Lee contributed to this report. SEOUL — As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his trade battle with China, one...

Retail Chiefs Dismiss AI Job Threat, Promise More Training

Retail Chiefs Dismiss AI Job Threat, Promise More Training

Executives from major global retailers played down the threat to employment in stores from artificial intelligence and automation on Thursday...

US Housing Starts Rise in April; Supply Challenges Remain

US Housing Starts Rise in April; Supply Challenges Remain

U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in April and activity in the prior month was stronger than initially thought, suggesting...

Moody’s: Turkey Needs Credible Economic Plan to Avoid Downgrade

Moody’s: Turkey Needs Credible Economic Plan to Avoid Downgrade

Turkey needs to put a comprehensive and credible economic plan in place if it is to avoid another cut to...

Consumers Start to Feel Pinch From US, China Trade Standoff

Consumers Start to Feel Pinch From US, China Trade Standoff

As the U.S. and China escalate their trade standoff, consumers in both countries are starting to see the impact. VOA’s...

Acting FAA Chief Defends Agency’s Safety Certification Process     

Acting FAA Chief Defends Agency’s Safety Certification Process     

The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration defended the way his agency certifies airline safety after two deadly crashes...

Costs Mounting in US From Trump’s Tariff Fight With China   

Costs Mounting in US From Trump’s Tariff Fight With China   

The costs seem to be mounting in the U.S. from President Donald Trump’s tit-for-tat trade tariff war with China, both...

Ford: More Lincolns to Be Built for Chinese Market Locally

Ford: More Lincolns to Be Built for Chinese Market Locally

Ford Motor Co plans to start production of new luxury Lincoln models in China for that market as they are...

Trade War Sowing Seeds of Doubt in US Farmers

Trade War Sowing Seeds of Doubt in US Farmers

The ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China is having an impact on most farmers across the country....

Trade War Sowing Seeds of Doubt With US Farmers

Trade War Sowing Seeds of Doubt With US Farmers

The typical routines of life on a family farm carry a heavier burden these days for Pam Johnson. “First thing...

Are Coastal Home Values Feeling Drag of Climate Change?

Are Coastal Home Values Feeling Drag of Climate Change?

For sale: waterfront property with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Waves erode beach regularly. Flooding gets worse every year....