Archive for December 28th, 2016

China to rein in outward investment as domestic growth stalls

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Government to make it easier for firms abroad to invest in China and tougher for Chinese companies to buy assets overseas to contain capital outflow Beijing has signalled [...]
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US companies want to play China’s game. They just can’t win it

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Netflix has a new China strategy: Skip it. In January 2016, the video-streaming service announced an ambitious global expansion. The goal was to beam American hits such as [...]
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China Opens More Doors to Foreign Investors Ahead of Trump Presidency

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

A year after losing its status as the world’s top destination for foreign investment, China is taking market-opening steps to make the country more appealing to [...]
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Sino-US relations at risk if Trump fails to recognise one-China policy

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

A phone call between US President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen pushed the envelope of the Sino-US rivalry, bringing the Taiwan question to the forefront [...]
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Trump Hotels has had its eye on China – but the door hasn’t opened

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump calls China an “enemy” of the United States, a threat and an international pariah whose modus operandi is to lie, cheat and steal – but for at [...]
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Analysis: China Is Both Threat, Opportunity for Donald Trump

Analysis: China Is Both Threat, Opportunity for Donald Trump

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

Donald Trump was elected to president on a platform of politics not as usual, so it is fitting he inherits a world in flux. Post-World War II rules are dying, old alliances [...]
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Chinese carrier enters South China Sea amid renewed tension

Chinese carrier enters South China Sea amid renewed tension

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

A group of Chinese warships led by the country’s sole aircraft carrier entered the top half of the South China Sea on Monday after passing south of Taiwan, the [...]
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Pearl Harbor survivor wants Abe to apologise in Hawaii

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

Survivors of World War II on both sides of the Pacific expressed mixed feelings ahead of prime minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Tuesday. US Navy [...]
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Obama, Abe to visit Pearl Harbor together; first official Japanese visit

Obama, Abe to visit Pearl Harbor together; first official Japanese visit

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

More than 75 years later, remembrance and reconciliation are themes as the Japanese prime minister visits Pearl Harbor on Tuesday, the first formal trip by a Japanese leader [...]
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Japan keeps eye on Chinese aircraft carrier’s movements

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

Japan is “paying attention” to a Chinese aircraft carrier, which was spotted heading to the Western Pacific on Sunday, the country’s top government [...]
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BOJ’s Kuroda hopes Japan’s economy can capitalise on global growth

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Monday the world economy has entered a “new phase” after overcoming the 2008 global financial crisis, adding the [...]
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Pearl Harbor ceremony punctuates Obama effort to ease tensions Trump could inflame

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s historic visit to Pearl Harbor with President Obama on Tuesday punctuates the Obama administration’s multiyear effort to prod [...]
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The Latest: Japan prime minister visits Ehime Maru memorial

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

The Latest on Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Hawaii (all times local): 5 p.m. Pearl Harbor survivor Alfred Rodrigues says he welcomes the visit by [...]
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Japan’s Abe in Hawaii to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

Japan’s Abe in Hawaii to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

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

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Hawaii ahead of a symbolic meeting with President Barack Obama at the site of the Pearl Harbor attack. Japanese leaders [...]
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The end of Japan’s very long postwar era

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe laid wreaths at various cemeteries and memorials Monday ahead of a visit to the site of the 1941 bombing that plunged the United States [...]
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