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Tencent cashes in with PUBG mobile game replacement, as title takes in $14 million in 72 hours

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings is already cashing in with Game for Peace, its replacement game for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile, after the new [...]
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China’s transgender people being deprived of vital medical care, Amnesty International says

China’s transgender people being deprived of vital medical care, Amnesty International says

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Transgender people in China are going to extreme lengths to access medical care and gender-affirmation surgery in the face of widespread discrimination and social stigma, [...]
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Trump, Xi likely to meet in Japan in June -White House adviser

Trump, Xi likely to meet in Japan in June -White House adviser

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are likely to meet during a G20 summit in Japan at the end of June and discuss trade, White House economic [...]
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Trump defends tariffs after advisor says ‘both sides’ suffer

14-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his tariff policy, insisting again that China will pay billions in duties to the US, after Trump’s economic advisor raised [...]
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Meng Wanzhou thanks Huawei employees for support in first public comments since December arrest

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Huawei Technologies’ CFO Meng Wanzhou, currently under house arrest in Canada pending an extradition hearing, has thanked all of the telecom giant’s 188,000 [...]
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Trump’s China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but [...]
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Oil prices mixed amid US-China trade impasse

14-May-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures were at $61.58 per barrel, down 9 cents, or 0.2 percent at 0223 GMT, from their previous settlement. WTI closed the last session [...]
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Students at China’s leading universities offered more than to $14,000 to sell eggs illegally

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Women studying at some of China’s top universities are selling their eggs for up to 100,000 yuan (US$14,600) each, according to a newspaper investigation. Despite [...]
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Chinese social apps Momo, Tantan and DingTalk suspend user posts amid government crackdown

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Popular Chinese social apps Momo, Tantan and DingTalk have implemented a one-month ban on users posting social updates after they were ordered by authorities to clean up [...]
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Sands China to follow up The Parisian and The Venetian with The Londoner as part of $2.2 billion Macau expansion plan

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Sands China last week unveiled plans to upgrade the 1,200-room Holiday Inn at Sands Cotai Central in Macau, rebranding it as The Londoner, a destination resort in line with [...]
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Here’s how China may retaliate to Trump’s tariff hike

14-May-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* US President Donald Trump on Friday hiked the tariff rate to 25 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods. * China’s Commerce Ministry said it would take [...]
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Larry Kudlow Admits US Will Pay Tariffs On Chinese Goods, Contradicting Trump

14-May-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow undercut President Donald Trump’s claim that China will pay for tariffs imposed by the administration on goods entering [...]
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China defiant toward US on trade, Kudlow urges strong enforcement steps

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it [...]
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US ‘right where we want to be’, says Donald Trump as trade deal remains elusive

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

United States President Donald Trump has said the US is “where we want to be” in its trade talks with China, adding that Beijing “broke the deal” then [...]
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Pakistan terror attack highlights risks Chinese firms face in country

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese firms have been reminded of the security risks they face in Pakistan after a deadly attack on a hotel in the port city of Gwadar on Sunday. Du Youkang, director of [...]
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