Archive for December 19th, 2016

China seizes US underwater drone in South China Sea

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

A Chinese warship has seized an underwater drone deployed by a US oceanographic vessel in the South China Sea, triggering a formal diplomatic protest and a demand for its [...]
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China to review film limits as box office growth slows

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

China’s box office is set to end the year with its smallest growth in a decade, clouding the outlook as Hollywood pushes to show more of its films in theaters in the [...]
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China, Philippine coast guards meet despite sea row

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

The Chinese and Philippine coast guards met for the first time on Friday and agreed to move forward on maritime cooperation, officials said, as relations between Beijing and [...]
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2017 is going to be stacked for China, and Trump isn’t even the half of it

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

2017 is a big year for the Communist Party of China. Next autumn, the party will host the 19th National Congress, which will likely determine the top leadership and set up [...]
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China Makes Stability of Housing, Financial Sectors Its 2017 Priorities

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

China’s leaders who just a year ago vowed to tackle chronic economic ills set “stability” as their main goal for next year, pledging to contain asset [...]
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Chinese FM lauds France’s backing to one-China policy

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

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi expressed appreciation for his French counterpart’s efforts on backing the one-China policy, emphasising that the Taiwan question [...]
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Obama says change in US policy toward Taiwan would have consequences with China

Obama says change in US policy toward Taiwan would have consequences with China

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

President Barack Obama said on Friday it was fine for President-elect Donald Trump to review Washington’s “one-China” policy toward Taiwan, but he cautioned [...]
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Expert: Chinese drone seizure a signal to Trump

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Thehill | 6:00 AM

China’s seizure of a US Navy underwater drone Thursday is likely a signal to President-elect Donald Trump that it won’t take his phone call with Taiwan lightly, [...]
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Putin says peace deal with Japan more important than economic interests

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

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that reaching a World War Two peace deal with Japan was more important than Russia’s economic interests. “For me [...]
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Japan examines possible gas deals with Russia

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

A Japanese energy company said it was exploring the options to work alongside one of Russia’s larger gas players on liquefied natural gas options. Japanese company [...]
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Japan tops China as No. 1 holder of USA bonds

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

Japan has overtaken China as the biggest owner of US government bonds, the latest sign that China is reducing its Treasury holdings to support its currency, the yuan, which [...]
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Tough Japan-Russia island economic talks expected

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nhk | 6:00 AM

Difficult negotiations are expected between Japan and Russia over proposed joint economic activity on 4 disputed islands, as both sides are sticking to their basic principles [...]
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Breakthrough in Japan, Russia islands row eludes PM Abe, Putin

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped up two days of talks on Thursday, with numerous economic deals but no big breakthrough on a [...]
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Snapshot of Japan-Russia economic cooperation agreements

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

Japan and Russia exchanged some 80 agreements on economic cooperation after talks in Tokyo Friday between prime minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The [...]
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A Japan-Russia step toward reconciliation

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CSmonitor | 6:00 AM

In many countries, a popular reaction to globalisation has led to the election of leaders – such as in the United States – with a strong passion for nationalism. [...]
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