Archive for December 17th, 2016

China wants 23 northern cities put on red alert for smog

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

Environmental authorities in China have advised 23 northern cities to issue red alerts, the highest possible air pollution warning, on Friday evening, against the [...]
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China aircraft carrier group conducts first live-fire drills

China aircraft carrier group conducts first live-fire drills

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

China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier battle group has conducted its first live-fire exercises in drils involving dozens of ships China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier [...]
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Chinese firm begins testing GMO corn seeds in US greenhouse

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

A Chinese biotech seed firm has planted genetically modified corn seeds in the United States at a greenhouse designated by the US Department of Agriculture, the company said, [...]
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China bars banks from funding coal, steel ‘zombie firms’

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

China’s banking regulator said on Friday that banks must strictly control credit to coal and steel firms that are violating capacity cuts, the latest in a series of [...]
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China’s $8.6 billion P2P fraud trial starts: Xinhua

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

Criminal prosecution of 26 people involved in China’s biggest alleged online fraud – a nearly 60 billion yuan ($8.64 billion) case involving online peer-to-peer [...]
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US adds new front in trade battle with China

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

WTO challenge over grain imports is 15th against Beijing by Obama administration The Obama administration has added to the growing series of trade battles with China even [...]
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China opens key economic meeting to plan for 2017

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

The Central Economic Work Conference opened Wednesday, as Chinese leaders began to review the country’s economic performance in 2016 and make plans for 2017. In a [...]
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Why Donald Trump Really Shouldn’t Play Games with China Over Taiwan

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

The US President-elect has said the “One China” policy was up for negotiation and dependent on what Beijing does for the US in return East Asian geopolitics is a [...]
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China Says Putting Military Weapons On Disputed Islands Is Not ‘Militarisation’

17-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Daily Caller | 6:00 AM

China defended its right to deploy “necessary defense equipment” to disputed islands in the South China Sea Thursday. “China appears to have built [...]
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China’s Yuan Just Dropped to an 8-Year Low After the Fed Decision

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

Demand to buy dollars is quite strong today.” China’s yuan fell to its weakest in 8-1/2 years on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve signaled a faster pace of [...]
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China: Our relationship with the US is ‘too big to fail’

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

When Donald Trump becomes US president next month, one issue above all others could force his new administration to work closely with China and underscore why he and Beijing [...]
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China: Defense deployment on islands legitimate

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

China says the deployment of military equipment on islands in the South China Sea is legitimate. The remarks by the foreign ministry come after a US think tank reported that [...]
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China defends its right to arm South China Sea islands

China defends its right to arm South China Sea islands

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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China cedes top US creditor crown to Japan as yuan struggles

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

China has been dethroned by Japan as the top holder of US government debt as the Chinese central bank has dipped into its foreign exchange reserves to support the yuan, while [...]
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Putin, Abe agree on joint Russia-Japan activities on Kuril Islands

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

Vladimir Putin and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe have worked out a statement on the prospects of joint Russian-Japanese economic activities in the South Kuril Islands as the Russian [...]
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