China-US tensions grow deeper July 23, 2020

from Business Matters· ·

China-US relations become even more tense – we assess why the world's two largest economies are locking horns again, and if it can be resolved any time soon. The world’s most valuable car firm, Tesla, and its enigmatic founder Elon Musk, have managed to stun expectations by continuing financial growth throughout the Covid 19 pandemic. We explore why some companies are banning Black Lives Matters face masks in the workplace. Meanwhile in Thailand, the extended state of emergency – until the end of the month – has confused people as the region has very few cases; we look at the …



China-US relations become even more tense – we assess why the world's two largest economies are locking horns again, and if it can be resolved any time soon. The world’s most valuable car firm, Tesla, and its enigmatic founder Elon Musk, have managed to stun expectations by continuing financial growth throughout the Covid 19 pandemic. We explore why some companies are banning Black Lives Matters face masks in the workplace. Meanwhile in Thailand, the extended state of emergency – until the end of the month – has confused people as the region has very few cases; we look at the economic woes of those involved. All this is discussed with guests Erin Delmore, a political reporter based in New York, and Patrick Barta, Asia Enterprise Editor of the Wall Street Journal in Bangkok. (Image: US and China flags. Credit: MARK SCHIEFELBEIN/AFP via Getty Images)