Archive for December 27th, 2016

China Revives Diplomatic Ties With African Nation in Taiwan Blow

China Revives Diplomatic Ties With African Nation in Taiwan Blow

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

China re-established diplomatic ties with Sao Tome and Principe, cementing the small West African island nation’s shift in allegiance from Taiwan. The two countries [...]
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China’s 1st aircraft carrier heads for Western Pacific

China’s 1st aircraft carrier heads for Western Pacific

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

China’s first aircraft carrier has set off for the Western Pacific for an open-sea training exercise, the Defense Ministry said. State media said Sunday that it is the [...]
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China smog war moves to courts with range of crimes to widen

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

China’s courts will widen the range of offences that constitute “environmental crimes” to make it easier to take legal action against polluters, a senior [...]
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China needs to maintain stable, smooth liquidity conditions in 2017: Financial News

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

China should step up macro controls, keep to a prudent monetary policy and optimise policy to ensure stable liquidity, said a commentary in Financial News, a news outlet [...]
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China Allows Samgyetang Imports From S. Korea Amid AI Outbreak

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

China will surely ban imports of poultry and related products next week from South Korea which is affected by avian influenza (AI). However, it will allow importing instant [...]
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China lodges protest over Taiwan content in US defense bill

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

China has lodged “stern representations” with the United States after President Barack Obama signed into law a US defense policy bill that suggests a plan to [...]
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The Trump rally is young

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

A trade war with China – a country with a $473 billion of bilateral trade with America in the first ten months of this year – is an implausible assumption. But a [...]
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Beijing buyers club? China’s cancer patients gamble on gray market

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

When her father’s lung cancer worsened, Yin Min, a 51-year-old financial broker from Shanghai, faced a choice: pay nearly $3,000 a month for an approved drug or pay a [...]
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Four doctors in China suspended over kickbacks – state media

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

Three doctors in Shanghai and one in Hunan province have been suspended pending investigations over allegations they took kickbacks from pharmaceutical companies, Chinese [...]
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MSDF spots China’s first aircraft carrier sailing into the Pacific

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

The Maritime Self-Defense Force on Sunday morning spotted China’s only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, cruising into the Western Pacific Ocean for the first time via [...]
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Japan, US to jointly collect remains of war dead

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:00 AM

Japan will start jointly collecting remains of the war dead with the United States next fiscal year mainly in the Pacific area where the two countries fought during World War [...]
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2 more Japanese PMs ‘visited Pearl Harbor’

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The-Japan-News | 6:00 AM

A Hawaiian newspaper has reported that two more sitting Japanese prime ministers visited Pearl Harbor in the past. If the report is true, current prime minister Shinzo Abe [...]
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Pearl Harbor: Wounds of war still hurt for 95yo Japanese veteran

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Kuniyoshi Takimoto returned to Japan after World War II and yelled “Tadaima!” when he reached the door of his parents’ house. The popular greeting simply [...]
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Japan ex-PM Yoshida’s forgotten Pearl Harbor visit recounted

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, who will visit Pearl Harbor with President Barack Obama on Tuesday, wasn’t even born when Japan’s former leader Shigeru [...]
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After Hiroshima, Japanese PM Abe and US President Obama to pay respects at Pearl Harbor

After Hiroshima, Japanese PM Abe and US President Obama to pay respects at Pearl Harbor

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Indianexpress | 6:00 AM

Seven months after President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima, the city where World War II all but ended, his Japanese counterpart is paying his respects at the site where the [...]
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