Archive for December 17th, 2016

Report: N Korea tested a sub-launched missile in December

17-Dec-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Pyongyang continues to ignore warnings but China may have begun to enforce sanctions against the country. North Korea tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile in [...]
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Canadian diplomats visit pastor imprisoned in N Korea

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

Diplomats from Canada this week paid a rare visit to North Korea and were able to see a Canadian pastor serving a life sentence for subversion, a foreign ministry official [...]
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No planned changes to US missile defense in Korea -W.House

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

The White House on Thursday said it was unaware of any planned changes to the deployment of a US anti-missile system in South Korea despite recent political changes there. [...]
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How Antibiotic-Tainted Seafood From China Ends Up on Your Table

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

From the air, the Pearl River Delta in southern China’s Guangdong province resembles a mass of human cells under a microscope. Hundreds of thousands of tiny rectangular [...]
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Stranger Things Are Going Into China’s Overseas Shopping Basket

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

The longer China’s record-breaking foreign acquisition spree lasts, the stranger the deals seem to get. In February, one of the nation’s little-known property [...]
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Schindler sees more opportunities coming up for Chinese takeovers

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

China’s new elevator market will likely contract for a third straight year in 2017, raising Swiss lift maker Schindler’s chances of making more acquisitions [...]
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Robot maker Kuka sells US unit to get approval for deal with Chinese buyer

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

German industrial robot maker Kuka (KU2Gn.DE) has sold its Systems US-Aerospace-Business to Advanced Integration Technology to satisfy demands from US regulators in [...]
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China defends its right to ‘ready slingshot’ in South China Sea

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

China defended its right on Thursday to put “necessary military installations” on artificial islands in the South China Sea, after a US think-tank said Beijing [...]
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Chinese ambassador to US: Sovereignty not a ‘bargaining chip’

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

In a veiled warning to US President-elect Donald Trump, China’s ambassador to the United States said on Wednesday that Beijing would never bargain with Washington over [...]
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China takes action on thousands of websites for ‘harmful’, obscene content

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

China has shut down or “dealt with” thousands of websites for sharing “harmful” erotic or obscene content since April, the state’s office for [...]
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Why buying China bonds and stocks is looking dicey

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

China’s markets, long considered insulated from global ructions due to strict capital controls, took a hit this week from the US rate hike. Despite the mainland’s [...]
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World political figures back one-China policy

17-Dec-2016 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

Senior political figures worldwide have voiced support for the widely accepted one-China principle after the policy was challenged by US president-elect Donald Trump. It has [...]
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China yuan weakness prompts support measures

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

The People’s Bank of China Friday set the mid-point rate for the yuan at the lowest level in eight-and-a-half years as heavy capital outflows and a hawkish Federal [...]
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China says no country can be exception to ‘one China’ principle

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

The “one China” principle is the basis for developing ties with China and no country can be an exception to this rule, Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi told his [...]
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China boosts defenses on S.China Sea islets: US experts

China boosts defenses on S.China Sea islets: US experts

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

New satellite imagery shows China has apparently installed “significant” defensive weapons on a series of artificial islands it built in the South China Sea, a [...]
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