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Global chip sales continue to decline as US-China trade war escalates

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Global sales of semiconductors the tiny chips that drive nearly every modern technology, from flat-screen televisions and smartphones to electric cars and the internet itself [...]
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Half-a-degree warmer means 30,000 more deaths yearly in urban China: study

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

An increase in global warming from 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius above late 19th-century levels would cause tens of thousands of extra deaths in China’s cities every year, [...]
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China tells Kyrgysstan to punish mine attackers

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China’s embassy in Kyrgysstan Tuesday called on the Central Asian country to punish villagers it said attacked a Chinese-owned mine, leaving more than 20 workers [...]
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China doubles size of Shanghai Free-Trade Zone to include Tesla town in drive to open markets

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China announced new tax incentives and import duty exemptions on Tuesday, as it formally expanded the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone (FTZ) amid rising trade war tensions with the [...]
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China warns HK protesters of ‘dangerous abyss’

China warns HK protesters of ‘dangerous abyss’

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China warned Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters Tuesday that “those who play with fire will perish by it”, a day after the most widespread unrest of the [...]
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Latest US-China tensions could be the trade version of ‘the end of the world as we know it’

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Economist Neil Shearing said the US-China trade dispute signals a potential big obstacle for globalisation and the potential for “the end of the world as we know [...]
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What Chinese state media are saying about the falling yuan and escalating trade war

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* “The irresponsible acts exhibited by some Americans show that they disregard justice and undermine honesty,” an editorial by the People’s Daily said [...]
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Another sea trial for China’s first home-grown aircraft carrier ‘suggests technical problems’

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s first home-grown aircraft carrier is undergoing another sea trial, straight after four days of testing, suggesting that the PLA Navy may have identified [...]
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Sink or swim: Chinese port plans put Pacific back in play

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Early in the morning, before sunrise, low tide on the Samoan island of Savai’i reveals the remnants of an old American airstrip, washed away by decades of erosion, [...]
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China calls India’s move to scrap Kashmir’s special status ‘not acceptable’ and not binding

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China has called India’s move to abolish Kashmir’s special status “not acceptable” and said it was not binding, following condemnation from Pakistan. [...]
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Trump says US in ‘strong position’ and money ‘pouring’ in from China as trade war intensifies

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* “Massive amounts of money from China… is pouring into the United States for reasons of safety, investment, and interest rates!” Trump writes on Twitter. * [...]
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Chinese tycoon Li Jianhua fights daughter over Canada real estate fortune in lawsuits depicting knife violence, fraud and corporate turmoil

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Tycoon Li Jianhua once planned to live next door to his daughter in Vancouver after he retired from a career that has brought him political prestige and great wealth in [...]
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China’s exit from US agriculture is a devastating blow to an already struggling sector

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Farmers are losing their fourth-largest customer as China officially stops buying US agricultural products. * The loss piles onto an already tough year for crops and [...]
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Mainland China to boycott Golden Horse awards in latest attempt to squeeze Taiwan

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Mainland China will not take part in the film awards dubbed the “Chinese-language Oscars”, held in Taiwan, the country’s film administrators announced on [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte to raise South China Sea ruling with Xi

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Philippine leader to visit China to discuss 2016 arbitration case over the disputed South China Sea, spokesperson says. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte plans to meet his [...]
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