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China denies visas to German lawmakers over their human rights criticism

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

Two groups of German MPs recently cancelled trips to China due to visa restrictions, as Beijing stepped up diplomatic clashes with lawmakers in the European country that has [...]
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China could overwhelm US military in Asia in hours, Australian report says

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The US military is no longer the primary force in Asia, and missiles from China’s rapidly improving military could overwhelm its bases in hours, according to a new [...]
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Mike Pompeo tells business execs, economists that he thinks the China trade war could end by 2020 election

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

* Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells a group of business executives and free trade economists that he believes the trade war with China could come to an end by the 2020 [...]
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US commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid N Korea, China threats

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

The commandant of the US Marine Corps said on Wednesday any crack in alliances in Asia that helped counter threats from North Korea and China were a worry as a spat between [...]
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US Recycling Industry Is Struggling To Figure Out A Future Without China

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

The US used to send a lot of its plastic waste to China to get recycled. But last year, China put the kibosh on imports of the world’s waste. The policy, called [...]
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US conservative media outlet’s ties to Chinese spiritual movement put in spotlight

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

A prominent US conservative media outlet has defended its journalism after an NBC News investigation reported that it was closely tied to a little-known Chinese spiritual [...]
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Citigroup, BNP caught up in US case against Huawei CFO: documents

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

US-based Citigroup and French bank BNP Paribas are caught up in the US criminal case against the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, according to [...]
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Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi urges Japan and Korea to keep talking to end trade dispute

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

China’s Foreign minister Wang Yi urged Tokyo and Seoul to resolve their bitter trade conflict through dialogue on Wednesday and said China was willing to help at the [...]
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US ports brace for surge of imports ahead of new tariffs on China

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

The latest lurches in President Donald Trump’s trade war with China set the stage for a potential repeat of late 2018 when goods flooded into America’s ports to [...]
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China pushes RCEP regional pact amid US trade war, Japan-Korea spat

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

Trade ministers from more than a dozen countries will be in Beijing this weekend in the latest push to form the world’s largest trading bloc, but China’s hopes [...]
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How China used Facebook and Twitter to spread disinformation about the HK protests

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

There have long been concerns about China’s social media disinformation capabilities, but we haven’t really seen them put them into action until now. Facebook and [...]
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Huawei calls US move to blacklist more affiliates ‘unjust’ and ‘politically motivated’

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

* The US government adds 46 more affiliates of Chinese telecommunications giant onto a blacklist known as the Entity List. * But it also offered another 90-day extension of [...]
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China’s ability to spend on weapons has the Pentagon eager to develop hypersonics as the US tries to catch up

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

* China’s ability to quickly finance its military has the Pentagon especially eager to develop hypersonic weapons, amid a budding arms race between the world’s [...]
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At least 13 Chinese tourists killed in bus accident in Laos

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

At least 13 people have been killed and 31 injured after a bus carrying Chinese tourists slid off a road in Laos, the Chinese Embassy in Vientiane, the Laotian capital, said [...]
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Chinese foreign minister meets Japanese, Korean counterparts

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea met in Beijing on Wednesday as they seek to encourage progress on North Korean denuclearisation. The trilateral [...]
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