Archive for September 2nd, 2017

Macau Junket King Plans Billion-Dollar Moves Into Japan, Vietnam

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Macau’s biggest junket operator wants to be more than a middleman lender for Chinese high rollers, so it’s spending billions of dollars to transform itself into [...]
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Diplomatic spat casts long shadow over Hyundai factory town in China

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In the industrial outskirts of Beijing, a local community in the shadow of a giant Hyundai Motor Co manufacturing complex is feeling the fallout from a fierce diplomatic [...]
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China’s yuan posts best month since 2005 revaluation

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s yuan eased on Thursday but posted its biggest monthly gain at the month-end, in percentage terms, since the Chinese currency was revalued and taken off a fixed [...]
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Efforts to mend China-Vatican rift seem stalled over bishops

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Vatican’s efforts to heal a decades-long rift with China appear to have stalled, with each side still unwilling to accept controversial bishops appointed by the [...]
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China’s regulators are reviewing a complaint accusing Apple of breaching antitrust laws

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Chinese regulators are looking into an antitrust complaint filed against Apple that accuses the tech giant of abusing its market position in the mainland, according to the [...]
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China says local governments pulling punches in winter smog fight

China says local governments pulling punches in winter smog fight

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Some local governments are not fighting hard enough to combat pollution, China’s environment ministry said on Thursday, as Beijing prepares to launch a tough new winter [...]
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China Sets Date for Major Communist Party Reshuffle

China Sets Date for Major Communist Party Reshuffle

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The Chinese Communist Party will hold a once-every-five-years leadership reshuffle in October, the state-run news media reported on Thursday, confirming the date of a closely [...]
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‘A whirlwind of charisma!’: China propaganda blitz hails Xi, the Great Statesman

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

A six-part television extravaganza starring the president as he bestrides the world is designed to cement his role ahead of October’s party congress The red carpet has [...]
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China’s manufacturing sector is purring as overseas demand soars

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

Activity levels across China’s manufacturing sector continue to improve. The Caixin-IHS Markit manufacturing Purchasing managers Index (PMI) rose 0.5 points to 51.6 in [...]
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Caixin China August manufacturing PMI hits 6-month high on strong demand

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

A survey focused on small and mid-size businesses in China topped expectations on Friday, due to the strongest increase in new business in over three years. The Caixin/Markit [...]
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China appoints new army commander in reshuffle

China appoints new army commander in reshuffle

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has appointed a new army commander in a reshuffle of top posts ahead of next month’s congress of the ruling Communist Party, state media said on Friday. Han [...]
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Chinese Restaurant Closes After White Owner Is Outed As David Duke Supporter

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

Chinese Restaurant Closes After White Owner Is Outed As David Duke Supporter A Chinese restaurant in Santa Cruz, California, was forced to close after its owner, a white man, [...]
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Tajikistan agrees to more intelligence exchanges with China

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s foreign ministry on Friday announced an agreement with Tajikistan to establish exchanges of security intelligence as part of an upgrade to diplomatic relations [...]
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China factory activity expand further in August: Caixin

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese factory activity picked up pace in August as strong foreign demand boosted business confidence, independent data showed Friday, the day after a better-than forecast [...]
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China facing ‘huge pressure’ to meet anti-smog targets: ministry

China facing ‘huge pressure’ to meet anti-smog targets: ministry

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China said it was still facing “huge pressure” to meet politically crucial 2017 air quality targets, even as it spelled out more details on Friday of a six-month [...]
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