Archive for December 20th, 2016

As Trump Tweets, China Quietly Weighs Options to Retaliate

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

China’s leaders are biting their tongues as US President-elect Donald Trump uses Twitter to rattle relations between the world’s biggest economies. Trump lashed [...]
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Neutral PBOC Sets Up First US-China Tightening Since 2006

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

China’s leaders are pledging a harder push to rein in risk next year and emphasising prudent and neutral monetary policy. With the Federal Reserve flagging a steeper [...]
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Plants closed, cars stopped as China faces smog ‘red alert’

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

Chinese cities are limiting the number of cars on roads and have temporarily shut down factories to cut down pollution during a national “red alert” for smog. [...]
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China November home prices rise 12.6 pct y/y, monthly growth halves

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

Average new home prices in China’s 70 major cities rose 12.6 percent in November from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from a 12.3 percent increase in October, an [...]
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Heralding social, financial change, China aims blow at iron rice bowl

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

China has ordered state firms to smash the decades-old system of providing cradle-to-grave welfare support, known as the country’s “iron rice bowl”. But the [...]
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Beijing sees US drone as part of South China Sea spying efforts

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

An underwater drone taken by a Chinese naval vessel in the South China Sea last week is part of US surveillance efforts in the disputed waterway, but Beijing won’t [...]
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China’s November home prices show government curbs starting to cool sharp rally

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

Average new home prices in China’s 70 major cities rose 12.6 percent in November from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from a 12.3 percent increase in October, an [...]
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Chinese Investments In The US Hit An All-Time High In 2016, But Don’t Expect The Same In 2017

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Chinese investments in the US hit an all-time high this year, surging 359 percent from the year before. But don’t expect a repeat performance in 2017. Thanks to growing [...]
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Japan Feeds China’s Anime Addiction

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

Animation sales are booming, aided by a Chinese piracy crackdown and streaming services’ appetite for content China is driving a boom in Japanese animation sales, [...]
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China’s Convenient Battleground

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

Beyond cars, Japanese companies haven’t made much headway in China. The nation’s top fast-food chain is KFC, most consumer goods are from Procter & Gamble [...]
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Navigation freedom can’t threaten China’s national security

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

According to the Pentagon and the US media, a Chinese Type 922 salvage ship on Thursday “seized” an unmanned underwater drone deployed by the US Navy in the South [...]
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Was China, US navy drone incident over Donald Trump’s Taiwan phone call?

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

BEIJING and Washington are facing the biggest test of their relationship in years following China’s controversial seizure of a US navy drone. But whether China’s [...]
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Tensions Linger Over Seizure of Survey Drone in South China Sea

Tensions Linger Over Seizure of Survey Drone in South China Sea

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

Political fallout continues despite announcement that device will be returned to US The political fallout over China’s seizure of an American underwater drone continued [...]
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China Must Curb Speculation Amid Bubble, Top Official Says

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

China must do more to deflate a property bubble that expanded this year by “strictly” controlling speculation while also stepping up the fight to rein in [...]
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China Plans Prudent, Neutral Monetary Policy for Next Year

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

China’s top policy makers said they plan prudent and neutral monetary policy and proactive fiscal policy next year as they seek to sustain a steady expansion with room [...]
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