Chinese investors are behind a major economic boom at Cambodia's coast. But the upswing has a downside, too: locals are starting to feel pushed out of their own cities.
The latest US salvo against China has escalated the threat of a trade war between the world's two largest economies. China has responded by announcing countermeasures affecting up to $60 billion worth of US exports.
China's president, Xi Jinping, has met with his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Mauro, in Beijing. Maduro is hoping to deepen ties and secure increased financial support from his Chinese ally.
China's vice premier Hu Chunhua has warned that the global economy is moving in the wrong direction. A regional economic forum in Vietnam is analyzing the fallout from the ongoing US-China trade spat.
China's economy has revealed fresh signs of softness as the pace of investment has slowed to a record low. Stable figures for retail spending and production have done little to dispel fears of a cooling in the economy.
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