Archive for December 8th, 2016

China Should Heed Pearl Harbor’s Lessons

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

The anniversary of Pearl Harbor is commemorated on December 8 in Japan – the time locally when thousands of miles away, its ships and warplanes sank much of the US [...]
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China Seeks ‘Strategic Composure’ in Trump Era of Diplomacy

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

The Communist Party’s flagship newspaper is urging Chinese leaders to keep cool heads and play the adult should Donald Trump continue to test ties in the run up to his [...]
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There’s a New Normal in China’s Debt Market

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

What was once almost unheard of is becoming de rigueur in China’s corporate bond market. The amount of bonds sold by Chinese companies that come with certain investor [...]
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Group: China’s opaque anti-graft probes rife with abuse

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The News Tribune | 6:00 AM

Torture, solitary confinement and coerced confessions are rife in investigations of Chinese Communist Party officials detained on suspicion of corruption, according to a [...]
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Torture rampant in China’s ‘shuanggui’ system: HRW

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

China’s parallel justice system for Communist Party members relies heavily on torture and is “abusive and illegal”, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on [...]
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Five questions about Trump and China

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

Beijing was caught off guard this week by Donald Trump’s Twitter tirade against its currency, trade, and South China Sea policies. Here are answers to some of the [...]
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China urges US to block transit by Taiwan president

China urges US to block transit by Taiwan president

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China called on US officials on Tuesday not to let Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen pass through the United States en route to Guatemala next month, days after [...]
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Airbnb Inches Its Way Into China

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

When Uber retreated from China this summer, it seemed like a bellwether for US companies trying to push their way into the country. The world’s most valuable [...]
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Trump slams Chinese construction in South China Sea

Trump slams Chinese construction in South China Sea

08-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 Needs 5,550 New Pilots a Year as Travel Soars, Boeing Says

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

Airlines in China need to hire 5,550 pilots a year for the next two decades as new plane orders and demand for air travel surges, according to Boeing Co. With the nation on [...]
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China’s Big Savers Are Racking Up More Debt

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

China’s savers, who sock away cash like almost no one else in the world, are racking up more debt as borrowing options proliferate. Ninety-four percent of consumers [...]
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Egypt, China sign currency swap deal

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

The Egyptian and Chinese central banks on Tuesday signed an 18-billion-yuan ($2.6-billion) currency swap agreement which would ease pressure on Cairo’s foreign [...]
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Chinese ship pulls out of MH370 search, leaving lone ship

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

The seabed search for the missing Malaysian airliner has been left to a single ship, with a Chinese vessel heading home to Shanghai, officials said on Wednesday. A Dutch [...]
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Apple says iPhone 6 battery fires in China likely caused by external factors

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

Apple Inc said external factors were the likely cause of iPhone 6 battery fires detailed in a Chinese consumer protection report that featured widely in state media earlier [...]
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China says fines Medtronic local unit $17.2 mln for price fixing

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

A Chinese regulator has fined a local unit of US-listed medical device firm Medtronic PLC 118.5 million yuan ($17.20 million) for price fixing, the National Development and [...]
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