Archive for December 13th, 2016

China Finds New Fans in Southeast Asia as US Turns Inward

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

China is embracing Southeast Asia with a renewed trade and investment push, a trend that’s set to accelerate as the region grapples with the prospect of a more [...] » More

Philippine president says he’ll accept China arms offer

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday that he has decided to accept an arms deal being offered by China under concessional terms, in the latest sign of cozying [...] » More

Zahid swats away Tun M’s claim 700,000 Chinese will be brought in to vote in GE14

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Home minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today denied claims that 700,000 Chinese will be brought to the country and given identity cards so that they can vote in the [...] » More

State Media Says China May ‘Help US Foes’ If Donald Trump Upsets Taiwan Relations

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

Beijing remains implacably opposed to any attack on its claim to sovereignty over the island Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the US may not be bound in the future by the [...] » More

Chinese Newspaper Calls Trump Naive After Taiwan Comments

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

An official Chinese newspaper called Donald Trump “as ignorant as a child” on Monday after the president-elect again suggested that he was reconsidering how [...] » More

‘One China’ policy cannot be used for bargaining

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Globaltimes | 6:00 AM

On Sunday, US President-elect Donald Trump made some surprising remarks about the Taiwan question again. When interviewed by the Fox News network, he said, “I fully [...] » More

Trump Ties One-China Policy to Cutting a Better Trade Deal

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

President-elect Donald Trump said his support for the decades-old One-China policy will hinge on cutting a better deal on trade and that other nations, especially China, [...] » More

Chinese media warn ‘immature’ Trump over Taiwan policy

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

Chinese media warned Donald Trump Monday that the one-China policy is “non-negotiable” and dropping it could lead to Beijing supporting US enemies, after the [...] » More

China should target 6.5pct economic growth in 2017: think tank

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

China should set an economic growth target of around 6.5 percent for 2017, although it is very likely that it will be able to exceed that level, the State Information centre [...] » More

Meet the Ma family: How millennials are changing the way China thinks about money

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

Ma Yiqing, 24, is typical of China’s younger generation – he uses his credit card frequently and borrows from online platforms to fund his shopping habits. In a [...] » More

Wanda Boss Warns US on Anti-China Policies

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Variety | 6:00 AM

Wang Jianlin, chair of China’s Wanda group, has warned against a possible growth of protectionism by the US Wang said that he had spoken to MPAA chair Chris Dodd asking [...] » More

It’s time to stop Chinese theft

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

By selecting Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as US Ambassador to China, President-elect Donald Trump chose a man who Chinese President Xi Jinping considers a [...] » More

Trump says US not necessarily bound by ‘one China’ policy

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

US President-elect Donald Trump said the United States did not necessarily have to stick to its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of “one China,” [...] » More

China flies nuclear bomber over South China Sea to ‘send a message’ to Donald Trump

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

US officials say flight is in response to President-elect’s phone call with Taiwan’s leader China has flown a nuclear-capable bomber outside its borders in a show [...] » More

China Opens Its Markets to World – World Says No Thanks

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

Beijing wants foreign funds to come to China, but pricey markets and weakening yuan keep them away If the Chinese government is hoping that a flood of foreign capital would [...] » More