Archive for October 6th, 2017

China’s Oil Demand Is Far Ahead Of Last Year’s Pace

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Oilprice | 6:00 AM

OPEC recently released its Monthly Oil Market Report which covers the global oil supply and demand picture through July. OPEC crude oil production decreased by 79,000 BPD in [...]
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US War With China May Be More Likely, Deadlier

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | News Week | 6:00 AM

The chances of the US entering into a military conflict with China have increased in the past six years, and the stakes are higher than ever, according to a new report by the [...]
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A New Zealand Lawmaker’s Spy-Linked Past Raises Alarms on China’s Reach

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Revelations that a New Zealand lawmaker had been a member of the Communist Party in China and taught English to spies there have raised alarms about Beijing’s influence [...]
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Not All See China’s ‘Great Power Diplomacy’ as Great Success

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFPOA News | 6:00 AM

The Chinese Communist Party is preparing for its National Congress. The event takes place every five years. The 19th National Congress opens in Beijing on October 18. China [...]
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Why The Rest Of Asia Is Worried About China’s Big Communist Confab

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Not sure whether China will be nice to self-ruled Taiwan? Wait until after the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party. What’s in store for the hotly disputed, [...]
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Chinese developers ‘walking away’ from Australian projects

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A landmark Sydney property at Circular Quay, bought by Chinese commercial property giant Dalian Wanda Group, is now flanked by blank hoardings. At one point they proudly [...]
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Ivanka Trump’s supply chains in China cloaked in secrecy

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

“It gives her a competitive advantage and an indirect benefit to her financially,” Stone said. “The more successful the licensee is the more successful [...]
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High-level US-China Talks Focus on Immigration, Fugitives

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Shilan Zhao, former wife of fugitive Chinese official Jianjun Qiao, pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges by the US government of conspiring to commit immigration fraud [...]
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China & America Are Gearing Up For A Showdown Of Tech Titans In Southeast Asia

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Forty years ago, Muhammad Ali and George Foreman squared off in a historic boxing match dubbed the world over as “The Rumble in the Jungle,” pitting two of the [...]
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China spots familiar words in Theresa May’s ‘British dream’ speech

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Commentators in Beijing and beyond enjoy British PM’s borrowing of slogans and sentiment from their leader, Xi Jinping Theresa May’s party conference evocation of [...]
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Could the Market Be Misjudging China’s Future Corn Needs?

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Agweb | 6:00 AM

2020 sounds like a futuristic date, but in reality, it’s less than three years away. By that time, China is planning to use an E10 blend ethanol gasoline across the [...]
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China State News Calls for ‘Iron Fist’ Regulation of Bitcoin Exchanges

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:00 AM

The Chinese government’s media arm, the Xinhua News Agency, has defended regulators’ recent decision to outlaw token sales, or ICOs, and the voluntary closure of [...]
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US business groups say WTO unable to curb many Chinese trade practices

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US business groups expressed frustration on Wednesday with what they said are China’s efforts to tilt the economic playing field in favour of domestic companies, adding [...]
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China Is Showing the World What Renewable Energy Dominance Looks Like

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Ecowatch | 6:00 AM

The growth of solar energy continues to outpace forecasts and this growth, according to a report published Wednesday by the International Energy Agency, (IEA) “is a [...]
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Ivanka Trump’s business in China shrouded in secrecy as public trade data disappears

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Deepening secrecy makes it difficult to understand whether foreign governments could use business ties with her brand to try to influence the White House It is no secret that [...]
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