The Heat

September 15, 2020

The Heat: China-EU summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping and leaders of the European Union meet for a second round of talks aimed at boosting trade and investment. Is the Asian economic powerhouse pivoting towards Europe?

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September 9, 2020

The Heat: Divide in the U.S. Economy

Wall Street has proven resilient in the face of a pandemic, while ‘Main Street’ has suffered considerably, with businesses closing and people losing jobs. We will take a look at this disconnect in the U.S. economy.

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September 5, 2020

The Heat: 2020 Presidential Race

President Trump strongly denies a report that claims he insulted American marines killed in action.
How the latest controversy could impact the 2020 presidential election.

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September 4, 2020

The Heat: Global food security

President Xi tells the Chinese people to clean their plates in an effort to reduce food waste.  Plus, we take a look at how India and countries in Africa are dealing with threats to food security.

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September 1, 2020

The Heat: U.S. Voting Rights

In the race for the White House, U.S. President Donald Trump casts doubt on the U.S. electoral process, claiming mail-in votes would be fraudulent.

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August 28, 2020

The Heat: COVID-19 in the U.S.

The number of new coronavirus cases in the United States fell for the fifth straight week. Could this be a turning point in the fight against the global pandemic?

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August 27, 2020

The Heat: China-U.S. ties

China and the United States say they’re making progress on trade, despite ongoing tensions. Can the world’s two largest economies set aside their differences?

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August 21, 2020

The Heat: Lebanon crisis

Picking up the pieces. Two weeks after a deadly explosion rocked the capital Beirut, the Lebanese people are struggling to rebuild their city.

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August 18, 2020

The Heat: U.S.-China Trade

Despite escalating diplomatic and political tensions between the United States and China, both sides remain committed to a trade deal.

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August 8, 2020

The Heat: U.S. targets China

No deal yet. Talks still in limbo over an economic rescue package providing financial relief to millions of Americans as the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge across the United States.

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July 30, 2020

The Heat: AIIB 2020 meeting

China reinforces the importance of globalization and international cooperation. We will take a look at the annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

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July 17, 2020

The Heat: China’s economic recovery

China’s GDP beats expectations and is the first major economy to record positive growth this year. We will take a look at the country’s recovery and how it impacts the global economy.

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July 11, 2020

The Heat: U.S. Politics

As the number of COVID-19 cases goes up in the United States, Trump’s approval and odds of being re-elected are going down.

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