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Sweden ex-envoy faces verdict in China dissident case

Sweden ex-envoy faces verdict in China dissident case

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:20 AM

Judges will give a verdict on Friday in the trial of Sweden’s former ambassador to Beijing, accused of overstepping her mandate by trying to negotiate the release of a [...]
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US sanctions highest ranking Chinese official yet over Uighur rights

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:50 AM

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on the highest ranking Chinese official yet targeted over alleged human rights abuses against the Uighur Muslim minority, a [...]
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US invites China to arms control talks, seeing opening

US invites China to arms control talks, seeing opening

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:48 AM

The United States on Thursday again invited China to talks on arms control, saying it saw an opening with Beijing on three-way negotiations with Russia despite intense [...]
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Top Chinese diplomats give conciliatory signals while demanding respect from the US

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

China’s top two foreign ministers kept to a conciliatory tone this week in public remarks about relations with the US, amid increasingly fraught tensions between the [...]
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China vows to ban US officials who ‘act abominably’ over Tibet

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday it would respond to a US travel ban on officials accused of limiting access to Tibet with similar curbs. US Secretary of [...]
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Chinese-American scientist’s world upended after he is swept up in US national security net

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

When six FBI agents knocked on Li Xiao-Jiang’s suburban Atlanta home last November, he knew that his life built around 23 years as a top neuroscientist at Emory [...]
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Serbian military gets reconnaissance drones and missiles from China

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Serbia has received a shipment of Chinese-made reconnaissance drones and missiles, Beijing’s first arms deal with a European country as its military technology advances [...]
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Didi partners with China’s central bank on digital currency research and development

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing (Didi) said it has entered into a strategic partnership with the People’s Bank of China to speed up the research and development [...]
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US, China should reconcile and make 3 lists, says Foreign minister Wang Yi

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi has called for reconciliation between China and the United States, following months of escalating confrontations between the two that have [...]
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China’s June producer prices fall 3.0pct y/y, CPI +2.5pct

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s June factory gate prices fell in annual terms for the fifth consecutive month but at a slower-than-expected rate, official data showed on Thursday, reflecting [...]
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It pays to have China exposure, even during two years of the trade war, MSCI index shows

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Companies with the biggest business exposure to China appear to have weathered the US-China trade war far better than those that have avoided the Chinese market, as the spat [...]
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Google reportedly abandoned a cloud computing product for the Chinese market

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheVerge | 6:02 AM

Google has abandoned plans to develop and launch a cloud computing product designed for the Chinese market, among other politically controversial countries, according to a [...]
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China’s Great Firewall descends on HK internet users

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

At midnight on Tuesday, the Great Firewall of China, the vast apparatus that limits the country’s internet, appeared to descend on Hong Kong. Unveiling expanded police [...]
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Hang Seng Bank CEO to receive medical treatment for unspecified illness, but will continue to perform duties, lender says

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hang Seng Bank said on Wednesday that Louisa Cheang Wai-wan, its vice-chair and chief executive, is to receive medical attention, but will still be able to perform her [...]
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China to build 6-8 nuclear reactors a year from 2020-2025 report

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China will build six to eight nuclear reactors a year between 2020 and 2025 and raise total capacity to 70 gigawatts (GW), up 43.5 percent compared to the end of May, the [...]
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