The big fear for India is that Sri Lanka, just off its southern coast and on one of the world's busiest shipping routes, could become a Chinese military outpost.
Denholm will leave her role as CFO and head of strategy of Telstra once her six-month notice period with the company is complete
Import growth also defied forecasts for a slowdown, suggesting Beijing's efforts to cushion the cooling economy may be slowly starting to make themselves felt.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said he had told the consortium on November 7 of his preliminary view that the takeover was not in Australia's interests. In practice, the decision to block the sale is final.
The US State Department said Wednesday that the encounter between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol, initially scheduled for Thursday, had been shelved for "a later date".
A meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump at a G20 summit this month will be of great significance to both sides, the Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Thursday.
The decision marks the first time that final duties were issued in a trade remedy case initiated by the U.S. government since 1985.
Starbucks has been facing intense competition in the United States and China, its two largest markets, and has been exploring newer avenues to help drive sales.
The resignation came one day after Republicans lost control of the House of Representatives and was the first of several expected post-midterms Cabinet and White House departures
The plan, unveiled at its content showcase event in Singapore, comes after the U.S. firm reported bumper quarterly results last month, driven by gains in international subscribers.
They began sparring after Acosta asked Trump about the caravan of migrants heading from Latin America to the southern US border. When Acosta tried to follow up with another question, Trump said, "That's enough!" and a White House aide unsuccessfully tried to grab the microphone from Acosta.
The department found the two countries had sold the pipe at less than fair value at rates ranging from 50.55 to 132.63 percent. It also found the two countries had subsidized the products at rates of 198.49 to 541.15 percent.
Samsung needs to get the foldable phone right to reverse steep declines in profit for its mobile division and restore some of the cachet its brand has lost to Apple Inc .
In the middle of a news conference at the White House on Wednesday, the Republican president was unexpectedly asked if Pence would be on the ticket.
While US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned from the post on Wednesday at the request of Trump, the country's ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has already put in her papers and would leave the administration by the end of this year.
"Last night the Republican Party defied history to expand our Senate majority while significantly beating expectations in the House for the midterm year," Trump told reporters at a white House news conference, a day after the Republicans lost control of the 435-member House of Representatives.
During his around one-and-a-half-hour press conference on Wednesday, he walked away from the microphone a few times refusing to take questions from reporters, who, he said, were speaking out of turn.
To a question at a White House news conference, on whether he has noticed any outside interference in the just-concluded midterm elections, Trump said, "We have been working very hard on China and Russia and everybody else looking into our elections or meddling with our elections."
In a wide-ranging news conference after congressional elections, Trump said he was willing to accede to North Korea's key demand of easing sanctions "but they have to be responsive to us.
The sources were responding to a report by Russia's TASS news agency that Russia and Saudi Arabia had started bilateral discussions over possible curbs to output in 2019.
The announcement contrasted with earlier Kremlin statements that Kim was expected to visit Russia this fall.
In the past, Apple used Qualcomm's modem chips in its flagship iPhone models to help them connect to wireless data networks. But early last year, Apple sued Qualcomm in federal court in San Diego, alleging that the chip company's practice of taking a cut of the selling price of phones as a patent license fee was illegal.
"It has been agreed that the leaders of the US and Russia will talk only briefly in Paris, it will be a standing meeting," foreign policy advisor Ushakov said, Russian news agencies reported.
Speaking shortly after Prime Minister Imran Khan returned from Beijing, Pakistan's finance minister said Tuesday that assurances from China - combined with a pledge made by Saudi Arabia last month - meant that Pakistan's immediate fiscal woes were "over".
The news conference is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. (1630 GMT) at the White House's East Room, Sanders said.