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Donald Trump’s mooted China sanctions to throw spanner in the works of C919 passenger jet plans, sources say

Donald Trump’s mooted China sanctions to throw spanner in the works of C919 passenger jet plans, sources say

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:46 AM

China’s plans to roll out the home-grown C919 passenger jet next year could be severely disrupted if the Trump administration restricts US companies from doing business [...] » More

China halts operation at Korean chip plant after worker tests positive for coronavirus

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:52 AM

A Chinese factory owned by South Korean semiconductor giant SK Hynix Inc halted operations on Sunday after a plant worker was found to have an asymptomatic infection of the [...] » More

China’s Chang’e 5 overcomes first major hurdle after entering moon’s orbit

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 9:45 AM

China’s latest lunar mission has got off to a solid start as the spacecraft Chang’e 5 successfully entered the moon’s orbit, overcoming a hurdle that has [...] » More

China to further expand outbound investor schemes: Xinhua

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:44 AM

China plans to roll out an outbound investment scheme to new regions as it looks to meet onshore investors’ asset allocation needs, official news agency Xinhua reported [...] » More

Britain bans new Huawei 5G kit installation from September 2021

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:43 AM

British telecommunications firms must not install new Huawei 5G kit after September 2021, the government said on Monday, as part of a plan to purge the Chinese firm’s [...] » More

Joe Biden presidency could reopen a window of opportunity for China: analysts

Joe Biden presidency could reopen a window of opportunity for China: analysts

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 9:30 AM

Twenty years ago, Chinese leaders and strategists determined that the first decades of the new millennium would give China a “period of strategic opportunity” [...] » More

EU proposes new post-Trump alliance with US in face of China threat: Financial Times

EU proposes new post-Trump alliance with US in face of China threat: Financial Times

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:19 AM

The European Union is seeking to forge a new alliance with the United States to bury the tensions of the Trump era and meet the challenges posed by China, the Financial Times [...] » More

How might China test the new Joe Biden administration?

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:50 AM

As the Biden administration takes the reins in Washington, the stakes have never been higher for the US relationship with China and the rest of Asia. In the second part of a [...] » More

Meng Wanzhou: Canadian officer denies ‘cover-up’ and tailoring testimony about Meng’s phone information allegedly going to FBI

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:50 AM

A Canadian police officer has denied conducting a “cover up” and tailoring her evidence as she was challenged by Meng Wanzhou’s lawyer on Thursday about the [...] » More

China’s plan for a research station on the moon gets closer with success of each Chang’e lunar mission

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:50 AM

China plans to establish a research base on the moon in the next few years after its Chang’e-5 probe was “in good condition” on its way to retrieve lunar [...] » More

US-China relations: Beijing sees chance for thaw in ties under Biden, but keeps expectations in check

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:50 AM

China is seeking to open new channels of communication with the incoming White House administration of President-elect Joe Biden, but some Chinese analysts have warned [...] » More

Sun Dawu vs the state: a cautionary tale for China’s private sector?

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:50 AM

Sun Dawu, the 66-year-old founder of a private conglomerate in the northern Chinese province of Hebei, was detained earlier this month by armed police in a new twist in the [...] » More

Convoy stymies second-largest shareholder’s bid for board seat, repelling boardroom coup as court verdict looms on fraud case

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:50 AM

Convoy Global Holdings succeeded in repelling an attempt by its second-biggest shareholder to remake the board and management of the company at the centre of Hong [...] » More

Joe Biden could be biggest risk to Chinese economy next year if he puts sanctions on certain industries, says leading economist

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:50 AM

Sanctions imposed by the incoming Biden administration that target specific Chinese industries could be one of the biggest risks to the economy next year, a leading economist [...] » More

China has reached a major milestone in ending absolute poverty. But the Communist Party isn’t celebrating yet

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:50 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping reached a major milestone this week in his five-year long fight to end absolute poverty across the country but it doesn’t appear that [...] » More