Archive for December 9th, 2016

Trump’s China tariff idea could hit some US industries especially hard

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

Donald Trump is still talking tough about China – even with all the presidential campaigning behind him – and some investors are starting to wonder who gets hit [...]
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China’s top court rules in Michael Jordan’s favour in trademark case

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

China’s highest court has ruled in favour of former basketball star Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark case relating to a local sportswear firm using the [...]
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China Welcomes Its ‘Old Friend’ Terry Branstad as Donald Trump’s Pick for US Ambassador

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The Iowa governor has a long connection with China and his nomination is seen as a goodwill gesture The Chinese government has praised Donald Trump’s nomination of Iowa [...]
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What If America Can’t Compete with China for Asia?

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | National Interest | 6:00 AM

Among the central challenges for any policymaker is to ensure that short-term disturbances do not take his or her attention away from longer-term currents – a [...]
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Trump’s Chinese Currency Manipulation

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

His tweets are driving the yuan down against the dollar. Donald Trump says he’ll declare soon after he takes office that China is a currency manipulator because it is [...]
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China’s Illegal Scrap Crackdown Zeros in on Biggest Steel City

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

China’s crackdown on illegal steel mills, which has sent prices to two-year highs, would target about 6 percent of output in the nation’s biggest steel-making [...]
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Why Markets Stopped Worrying About China’s Dwindling Foreign Cash Pile

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

At the dawn of 2016, the dwindling of China’s massive hoard of foreign reserves sparked turmoil on global financial markets. Now, signs of accelerating capital outflows [...]
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As Beijing Battles to Keep Yuan at Home, Chinese Prepare to Sell

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

Foreign-exchange quotas for the public will be reset on January 1, with an outgoing surge of cash expected Shen Jia’s New Year’s resolution is to convert as much [...]
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China trade in November rebounds from slump

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

China’s exports grew in November for the first time in nine months while imports also rose in a sign global and domestic demand are recovering. Exports rose 0.1 percent [...]
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Beijing has ‘displayed restraint’ since Friday’s Trump-Tsai call: NSB

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s top intelligence chief on Wednesday said the historic phone call between President Tsai Ing-wen and US President-elect Donald Trump caught China by surprise [...]
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China shows restraint in face of Trump protocol breaks

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

The Chinese leadership has demonstrated diplomatic restraint in the face of US President-elect Donald Trump’s protocol-breaking phone call with Taiwan’s leader, [...]
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Macau Gaming Watchdog Says Revenue Growth May Revive in 2017

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

Macau’s gaming revenue may grow next year as casinos’ efforts to lure more mass-market gamblers take hold and the city tightens regulations on risky bettors, the [...]
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Dissidents Urge Trump to Press China on Human Rights

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Exiled Chinese dissidents on Wednesday urged President-elect Donald Trump to champion human rights in China and recognise self-governing Taiwan as “a full democratic [...]
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UN experts urge China to investigate case of missing rights lawyer

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

UN human rights experts have urged China immediately to investigate the fate of a prominent Chinese rights lawyer missing for over two weeks, the latest example of a growing [...]
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China Set to Rescue Australia’s Economy at Just the Right Time

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

The news out of Australia isn’t all gloom. While growth figures stank last quarter, the nation is again being cushioned by its status as the developed world’s [...]
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