Archive for December 10th, 2016

N Korea still struggling with nuclear missile re-entry – US official

N Korea still struggling with nuclear missile re-entry – US official

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

North Korea appears able to mount a miniaturised nuclear warhead on a missile but is still struggling with missile re-entry technology necessary for longer range strikes, a [...]
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US official warns of N Korean nuclear capabilities

US official warns of N Korean nuclear capabilities

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

North Korea now has the capability to launch a nuclear weapon, a senior US military official said Thursday, adding that while the US believes Pyongyang can mount a warhead on [...]
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Impeachment day for S. Korea’s president

Impeachment day for S. Korea’s president

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

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye woke Friday to what could effectively be her final day in office, with parliament set to vote on an impeachment motion triggered by a [...]
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Korea To Vote On Impeachment Of Scandal-Stricken President

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s national legislature is preparing to vote on the possible impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, who has been engulfed in a massive scandal involving [...]
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More and more American companies have decided their big China opportunity is over

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

For a long time, a lot of American companies saw China as the world’s biggest business opportunity. But that time may be over. This week, McDonald’s was [...]
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Did Trade with China Make US Manufacturing Less Innovative?

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | HBR | 6:00 AM

In early 2016 economists David Autor, David Dorn, and Gordon Hanson published an influential paper that highlighted some of the costs of global trade. They reviewed the [...]
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China’s banks are hiding more than $2 trillion in loans

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

Accounting sleight of hand means banks don’t have to set aside capital for potential losses, sowing fears of a crisis; new apartments with no residents In 2014, the [...]
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China’s Credit Binge Has Driven Its Banks to Hide $2 Trillion in Loans

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

A slowdown in China’s rising property market could quickly overwhelm the lenders. China’s banks are masking loans as investments through an accounting trick to [...]
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China will work with incoming US ambassador

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman here on Thursday said that no matter who becomes US ambassador in Beijing,China is ready to work for sound and stable Sino-US relations. [...]
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Japan follows US, EU lead, will treat China as market economy under WTO rules

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Japantimes | 6:00 AM

Japan followed the United States and the European Union on Thursday in announcing a policy of not treating China as a market economy under World Trade Organisation standards. [...]
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China takes aim at Korea’s Lotte after missile move

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Series of probes follows Lotte’s surrender of golf club to host US-made Thaad shield A series of Chinese probes into one of South Korea’s largest companies has [...]
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Trump Sends Mixed Messages on China, Says Relationship Must Improve

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

President-elect Donald Trump said at a rally Thursday night that the US relationship with China is “one of the most important relationships we must improve” [...]
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China’s Unfinished Trade Revolution

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Stratfor | 6:00 AM

December 11 marks the 15th anniversary of China’s accession to the World Trade Organisation. Measured by its impact on the Chinese economy, which has grown almost [...]
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Trump’s pick for US ambassador to China a hopeful sign

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | China Daily | 6:00 AM

US President-elect Donald Trump announced on Wednesday his intent to nominate Iowa’s longest-serving governor Terry Branstad to be his administration’s ambassador [...]
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Trump: China will have to ‘play by the rules’

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | China Daily | 6:00 AM

US President-elect Donald Trump announced on Wednesday his intent to nominate Iowa’s longest-serving governor Terry Branstad to be his administration’s ambassador [...]
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