Global Business

June 7, 2019

Date Set For Huawei Extradition Hearing

China is ramping up its 5G rollout by granting 5G licenses to four state-owned companies. That will also benefit telecoms firm such as Huawei, which is manufacturing 5G equipment. Jim Spellman reports on the latest developments around Huawei, which has been facing pressure from the United States.

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June 6, 2019

Avocado prices could soar if Trump’s Mexico tariffs take effect

Mexico’s agricultural producers are closely watching trade talks taking place in Washington D.C. over U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on all Mexican products entering the United States. If the tariffs do go into effect, prices could soar for one of Mexico’s most important agricultural exports.

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Disney modifies films over racism and sexism criticism
May 24, 2019

Disney modifies films over racism and sexism criticism

Part of Disney’s problem is its age: it’s been around for the best part of 100 years and generations have grown up watching its characters. But as times have changed, it’s become clear that some of its characters are not appropriate in the modern day.

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May 24, 2019

Trump tariffs hit small business in the United States

While U.S. businesses come to terms with the now 25 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, many companies are concerned about yet another round of possible tariffs. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports on one business in the state of Colorado very worried about that.

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May 20, 2019

Bruce Lee’s final project, ‘Warrior,’ makes it to air

He’s one of the world’s most iconic movie stars – but even Bruce Lee struggled against racism in Hollywood. Back in the 1970s, a TV show he pitched starring himself as the martial arts lead was rejected… with great suspicion that studios wouldn’t cast an Asian man in a leading role.

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May 17, 2019

Immigrants fill truck driver shortage gap in Colorado

A current truck driver shortage in the U.S. is projected to become only more acute in the years ahead. But now, immigrants from among other places, including Africa, are helping fill the need. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports from the state of Colorado.

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May 13, 2019

Helping investors put their money where their passion is

When you invest in a fund, do you actually know what companies you’re investing in? For a lot of people, the answer is no, and they might not know much about the ethical practices of the companies either. A San Francisco company is looking to change that by making an impact.

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