Archive for December 6th, 2016

China’s Failures Under Communism Are a Cautionary Lesson for Trump’s Cabinet Picks

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

It may sound prosperous that President-Elect Donald J. Trump could learn anything from leaders of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which rules a country he has accused of [...]
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China Restricting Outbound Payments: A Total Ban Next?

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Friday, China’s large state banks sold dollars for a fifth-straight day to counter corporates dumping renminbi. The Chinese currency is in long-term decline, falling [...]
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Still seeking top diplomat, Trump taunts China

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

Donald Trump widened his search for Washington’s next top diplomat as he pursued his own unorthodox brand of foreign policy with a Twitter broadside aimed at China. The [...]
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China’s Clean Energy Push Runs Into Headwinds

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Construction of solar panels and wind farms hasn’t been matched by electricity grid upgrades China’s unbridled ambitions for clean energy led to the construction [...]
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Cheeky Chinese artist critiques society with nudity

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

Setting up a camera in a public place, Ou Zhihang hastily removes his clothes, then with just one bottom-exposing press-up – his work is done. The artist has taken more [...]
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Trump complains in tweets about Chinese policy after Taiwan call raises hackles

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

US President-elect Donald Trump complained about Chinese economic and military policy on Twitter on Sunday, showing no signs of a conciliatory approach after a phone [...]
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China newspapers say call with Taiwan’s Tsai shows Trump’s inexperience

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

Chinese state media on Monday continued to play down the protocol-bending phone call last week between US President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan’s president, with [...]
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Still seeking top diplomat, Trump taunts China

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

Donald Trump widened his search for Washington’s next top diplomat as he pursued his own unorthodox brand of foreign policy with a Twitter broadside aimed at China. The [...]
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New cross-border stock link widens access to China’s Nasdaq

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

Trading began Monday on a new cross-border stock link between Hong Kong and the neighbouring Chinese city of Shenzhen, widening access to China’s markets for global [...]
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China trainmaker CRRC to build more plants abroad in expansion plan: China Daily

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

Chinese trainmaker CRRC plans to build more factories abroad as part of its plan to double sales outside of China to up to $15 billion by 2020, state-run China Daily reported [...]
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China’s Central Bank Is Facing a Major New Headache

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

People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan already has one policy headache with the currency falling to near an eight-year low. He could have an even bigger one [...]
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China, Grappling With Trump, Turns to ‘Old Friend’ Kissinger

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

As he’s done for decades, Henry Kissinger is again shuttling between the US and China to defuse tensions, this time as President Xi Jinping tries to figure out how much [...]
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Trump Takes on China in Tweets About Currency, South China Sea

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

Donald Trump took on the Chinese government via social media on Sunday, rejecting criticism of his decision to take a phone call from Taiwan’s president at the risk of [...]
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Billionaire Li Ka-Shing Bids $5.4 Billion for Australia’s Duet

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

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing’s Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd offered A$7.3 billion ($5.4 billion) in cash for Australia’s Duet Group as it seeks to [...]
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China: 20000 people stranded at Chengdu airport over smog

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

More than 20,000 people are stranded at an airport in Chengdu, China, as flights were grounded by heavy smog and fog, Chinese state-run media reported. Multiple flights to [...]
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