Archive for December 2nd, 2016

Managers questioned as 22 Chinese coal miners trapped

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The managers of an apparently unregistered coal mine in northeast China are under questioning as rescuers tried Thursday to reach 22 workers trapped for a third day. State [...]
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All-American pick-up trucks aim to lure China’s wealthy

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Automakers Ford (F.N) and general Motors (GM.N) are aiming the pick-up truck, an iconic staple in the United States, at upmarket buyers in China, where most associate trucks [...]
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China slaps new 10pct tax on super-luxury cars

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China has imposed an extra 10 percent tax on ultra-high-end cars costing over 1.3 million yuan ($190,000), the government said, the latest step in a wide crackdown on [...]
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China manufacturing heats up in November, inflation pressure builds

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Activity in China’s manufacturing sector grew more than expected in November, expanding at its strongest pace in more than two years, as the world’s [...]
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Macau gambling revenue up for 4th month, new resorts attract visitors

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The world’s biggest casino hub of Macau posted a 14.4 percent rise in gambling revenue in November, a fourth month of growth after more than two years of decline, as [...]
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China sets new rules on overseas yuan loans in battle to curb outflows – sources

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s central bank has circulated new rules for companies which make yuan-denominated loans to overseas entities, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, [...]
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The incredible secret weapon Trump brings to US-China relations (and why matters)

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Several US media outlets have picked up on the story of Donald Trump’s rising popularity in China – one of the countries that he represented most negatively [...]
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China a big investor in Wilbur Ross’ private equity funds

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

A China syndrome has cropped up among the Trump administration’s potential conflicts of interest. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday picked Wilbur Ross to become [...]
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Hit that iceberg: China group readies Titanic simulation

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

You too may soon be able to feel what it was like to hit an iceberg on the Titanic. Construction of a life-size replica of the doomed passenger ship began in China’s [...]
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China Says Trump Strategy a Win-Win Situation

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | 2paragraphs | 6:00 AM

An article published in China’s Global Times contends that President-elect Trump’s promise to return manufacturing jobs to places like Ohio and Michigan is a [...]
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China warns Trump: Good luck bringing jobs back to US

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

China appears to be sending a message to President-elect Donald Trump: Good luck competing against us on manufacturing. Mere hours after Trump, vice President-elect Mike [...]
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Why Are China’s Fish Disappearing?

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

It sounds like something out of a dystopian novel: The fresh fish in many of Beijing’s biggest supermarkets simply disappeared last week, as if summoned to another [...]
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Why is China afraid of Fidel Castro? Beijing closes online groups praising Cuban leader

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Fidel Castro’s Cuba maintained warm ties with Asian Communist giant China, with Beijing offering political fraternity on the one hand and economic tutelage on the [...]
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China’s private-sector engine revs up, but will it keep firing?

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Toilet manufacturer Fenghua Ceramics Co is building a factory over farmland in north China’s Tangshan city, its first major investment since 2000. While it plans to [...]
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Japan to draft ‘strategic’ plans for developing fast reactor

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

The Japanese government said Wednesday it plans to compile in 2018 a road map for the development of a fast reactor. The plan was shown as part of a draft outline of [...]
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