Archive for July 29th, 2017

6 Ex-Officials in Korea Are Sentenced for Blacklisting Artists

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Top aides to South Korea’s ousted president, Park Geun-hye, were sentenced to prison on Thursday for blacklisting thousands of cultural figures deemed unfriendly to [...]
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N Korea Missiles Strike Fear in UK and Australia, Two US Allies

N Korea Missiles Strike Fear in UK and Australia, Two US Allies

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

The UK and Australia have accused China of not doing enough to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear and ballistic weapons, but China said that isn’t its problem. [...]
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N Korea Tries to Make Hacking a Profit Centre

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s state-sponsored hackers are increasingly going after money rather than secrets, according to a report published on Thursday by a South Korean [...]
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US generalN Korea ICBM threat advancing faster than expected

US generalN Korea ICBM threat advancing faster than expected

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

al Mark Milley, the chief of staff of the Army, said on Thursday that North Korea’s July 4 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile showed its capabilities were [...]
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China Raises ‘Major Problems’ As Ajit Doval Meets His Counterpart

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:00 AM

China says that last month, Indian troops crossed the border at Sikkim to stop the Chinese army from constructing a road on a remote Himalayan plateau it calls Donglang. [...]
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China’s Three Worst Border DisputesAnd Its Best Border Buddy

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

China tops the world for the longest land border. It may also boast a lead in the number of problems caused by a single border. China’s quest for national security, [...]
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Starbucks puts spotlight on China amid US growth worries

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Starbucks Corp’s (SBUX.O) new chief executive said the world’s biggest coffee chain is making a long-term investment in China, amid worries that growth from its [...]
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China’s Huawei Readying an Answer to Apple’s Upcoming iPhone

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Huawei Technologies Co. is aiming to grow mobile shipments by only a modest amount in 2017, as it gears up to go head-to-head with the hotly anticipated 10th-anniversary [...]
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Starbucks’ Tepid Results Boost Pressure to Go Big in China

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Starbucks Corp.’s latest quarterly sales missed Wall Street’s projections in much of the world, putting new pressure on the company’s plan to turn China [...]
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China Bond Opening Fails to Inspire Asian Funds Wary of Policy

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Investors who were granted a new gateway to China’s $10 trillion bond market this month say accessibility was the least of their worries. Tokyo-based Mitsubishi UFJ [...]
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Preview: China factory sector seen maintaining solid growth in July

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Activity in China’s factory sector is expected to have grown again in July, with only a slight slowdown from June’s three-month high suggesting momentum in the [...]
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Virgin Australia Is Planning New Flights to China

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd, the airline part-owned by HNA Group Co., aims to add two routes to mainland China to tap into the Chinese backer’s aviation hubs and the [...]
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Fosun, Beijing Sanyuan Are Close to Buying St Hubert Brand

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chinese buyers still have an appetite for deals when it comes to French spreads despite increasing scrutiny back home. Fosun International Ltd and Beijing Sanyuan Foods Co. [...]
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Baidu Beats Estimates After Search Ads Recover From Restrictions

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Baidu Inc.’s move to slash spending on services from food delivery to travel helped the search giant soundly beat estimates, as it recovers from Chinese government [...]
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UBS Asset Hiring in China Amid Race for Private Funds Share

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

UBS Asset Management plans to expand its headcount in China, having secured its private-funds license earlier this month. The firm has about 20 staff in China and plans to [...]
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