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US dollar rises to 6-month high against Singdollar

SINGAPORE: The US dollar rallied on Monday (Jun 18) after the market digested a flurry of news and investors bet the United States and China would avoid a full-blown trade war. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, edged up 0.2 per cent to 94.985 ....

Exiled Lawyer Warns of “Long Arm” of Chinese Government Influence

Exiled Chinese human rights lawyer and activist Teng Biao is calling attention to the “long arm” of China’s global influence operations, which have led to increasing self-censorship on the part of Western companies and other institutions seeking access to the Chinese market. Edward...