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China-US trade war: latest tariffs take effect as sides seek to get talks back on track

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A new round of punitive tariffs imposed by the United States and China took effect on Sunday in the latest escalation of their 14-month trade war, and as the two sides [...]
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China expels WSJ reporter who wrote about Xi’s cousin

China expels WSJ reporter who wrote about Xi’s cousin

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:06 AM

Beijing said journalists who attack China were “not welcome” in the country, after it failed to renew the press credentials of a foreign journalist who wrote an [...]
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Israel will soon have to choose between China and the US

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

“Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold.” That’s the line about friendship that some of us were taught as kids. It may also hold true for [...]
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Escalating trade war continues to hit China’s manufacturing, with slump continuing into August

Escalating trade war continues to hit China’s manufacturing, with slump continuing into August

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

As the trade war with the United States continues to gather pace, manufacturers in China remain gloomy about their prospects, with the sector activity contracting for the [...]
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Latest Trump tariffs could hit consumers with higher prices

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Some retailers are trying to force their suppliers to eat the higher costs so they won’t have to raise prices for shoppers. Target confirmed to The Associated Press [...]
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China claims fentanyl progress in trade call, sources say

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

U.S. and Chinese officials held a “working-level” call Thursday evening in which Beijing said it was making progress in restricting outbound fentanyl shipments, according [...]
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Trump confirms latest China tariffs set for Sunday are ‘on’

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that steep new tariffs on Chinese goods will kick in on Sunday and said that his economic pressure is forcing Beijing to take a [...]
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China to exempt Tesla cars from 10% purchase tax

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China will exempt Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) electric vehicles from its purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Friday, a concession made [...]
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China’s factory activity shrinks for fourth month as trade woes deepen

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Factory activity in China shrank in August for the fourth month in a row as the United States ramped up trade pressure and domestic demand remained sluggish, pointing to a [...]
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China slams US warship for ‘provocative’ transit through South China Sea, calling it ‘maritime hegemony’

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:02 AM

China hit back at the U.S. on Wednesday after a Navy warship sailed near disputed islands China has claimed as its own in the South China Sea, calling the action [...]
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China’s yuan exchange rate set to post largest monthly decline since 1994

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

China’s yuan exchange rate is set to post its largest monthly decline in more than 25 years, as the Chinese government let the partially convertible currency depreciate in [...]
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US-China trade war shows no sign of ending as new tariffs arrive

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The year-long US-China trade war escalated dramatically in August. Now the world is watching to see whether new tariffs that kick in this weekend will bring the two economic [...]
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U.S. and China will meet in September, Trump says, but tariff hikes remain

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Trade teams from China and the United States continue to talk and will meet in September, but tariff increases on Chinese goods set to go in place on Sunday will not be [...]
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Chinese troops in Hong Kong won’t ‘sit on hands’ if situation worsens: China Daily

Chinese troops in Hong Kong won’t ‘sit on hands’ if situation worsens: China Daily

02-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese soldiers stationed in Hong Kong are not there merely for symbolic purposes and they will have “no reason to sit on their hands” if the situation in the city [...]
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Chinese scientists ‘make first perfect replica’ of tooth enamel

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

Scientists at a Chinese university say they have discovered the world’s first material that can repair damaged tooth enamel once and last for life. A few drops of the [...]
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