Archive for December 12th, 2016

Korea Impeachment of President Park Is Latest Hit to Global Political Order

Korea Impeachment of President Park Is Latest Hit to Global Political Order

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

The impeachment of South Korea’s president brings the prospect of a new government for one of the US’s closest allies that could have a skeptical stance toward [...]
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China fails to block UN meeting on N. Korea rights abuses

China fails to block UN meeting on N. Korea rights abuses

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The UN Security Council on Friday met to discuss North Korea’s “appalling” human rights situation, overriding a bid by China, Russia and three other [...]
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Where China stokes conflict, Vietnamese dissidents find opportunity

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Sea-globe | 6:00 AM

When word reached Vietnam earlier this year that a tribunal at The Hague had ruled in favour of Manila in its South China Sea dispute with Beijing, Hanoi-based activists used [...]
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Trump & Boeing: It’s not about Air Force One, it’s about China

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

Boeing executives were blindsided by Donald Trump’s Tuesday comments about the cost of Air Force One, but those weren’t the tweets that worried America’s [...]
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Would Donald Trump’s China Tariffs Spark a Trade War?

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | US news | 6:00 AM

After propelling his presidential campaign with plans to reclaim jobs lost to China and place steep tariffs on the Asian economic giant’s imports, President-elect [...]
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China’s Capital-Control Crackdown ‘Particularly Worrying’ for Businesses, Says George Magnus

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

China’s latest tightening in capital controls will deal a blow to the business climate in a country nominally trying to elevate the role of the free market, according [...]
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China concerned about EU trade protection moves on steel: Commerce Ministry

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

China is highly concerned about the European Union’s “trade protectionism tendencies” as the EU launched a new anti-dumping charge against Chinese corrosion [...]
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China regulator says won’t limit ‘normal’ overseas remittances of profits

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

China will not limit overseas remittances of foreign firms’ “normal profits”, the foreign exchange regulator said on Friday. China’s foreign exchange [...]
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Tag Heuer bucks downturn, expands in China: CEO

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

Tag Heuer’s renaissance is far from over, its chief executive told Reuters, adding the high-end watch brand still had room to expand in China and other markets after [...]
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EU upsets China with new steel price investigation

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

The European Union has launched a new investigation into whether Chinese manufacturers are selling steel into Europe at unfairly low prices, angering China which says [...]
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Time for China to release writers, journalists and activists

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

Today, on World Human Rights Day, our Pen International community of writers, readers, activists and publishers condemn the Chinese authorities’ sustained and [...]
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China to halve cash withdrawals in Macau gambling enclave: report

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

China is to halve the cash machine limit for certain cardholders visiting the gambling enclave of Macau, in what analysts said was its latest effort to curb massive capital [...]
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China flies nuclear-capable bomber in South China Sea after Trump Taiwan call, US officials say

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

China flew a long-range nuclear-capable bomber outside China for the first time since President-elect Donald Trump spoke with the president of Taiwan, two US officials told [...]
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Japan loves it when the First Lady openly criticises the prime minister

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nationalpost | 6:00 AM

With high approval ratings stoking speculation that Shinzo Abe could become Japan’s longest-serving prime minister in recent history, he faces the risk of becoming [...]
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Japan’s Pivot from Obama to Trump

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Newyorker | 6:00 AM

On Monday, prime minister Shinzo Abe announced that he would visit Pearl Harbor with President Obama later this month, which will make him the first sitting Japanese leader [...]
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