Archive for December 30th, 2016

China Would Outlast US in Trade War, Billion-Dollar Fund Says

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

China would outlast the US in a trade war, which is a “distinct possibility” next year after President-elect Donald Trump takes office, a commentator wrote in the [...]
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China Turns to $503 Billion Rail Expansion to Boost Growth

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

China plans to spend 3.5 trillion yuan ($503 billion) to expand its railway system by 2020 as it turns to investments in infrastructure to bolster growth and improve [...]
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Chinese mall features Trump-like bird

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

A Chinese shopping mall is ringing in the year of the rooster with a giant sculpture of a chicken that looks like US president-elect Donald Trump. China has gone cuckoo for [...]
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China’s cash-strapped LeEco in talks to gain $1.4 billion from investor

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

China’s cash-strapped LeEco said it is in talks to secure 10 billion yuan ($1.4 billion) from an unidentified strategic investor, but the announcement was seen as [...]
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Baby boom after China ends one-child rule

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

As soon as China abandoned its one-child policy a year ago, Zheng Xiaoyu and her husband started trying for a sibling for their nine-year-old son. Their efforts bore fruit [...]
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China police kill three over Xinjiang attack: report

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

Chinese police have shot dead three people who allegedly attacked a Communist Party office in the restive Xinjiang region on Wednesday, state media said, in the bloodiest [...]
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China upset at name change of de facto Japan embassy in Taiwan

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

China expressed dissatisfaction on Wednesday after Japan’s de facto embassy in self-ruled Taiwan, which Beijing considers a breakaway province, said it would change its [...]
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US raises no objection over China aircraft carrier drill

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

The United States says China has the right to sail in international waters after a Chinese aircraft carrier cruised past Taiwan and into the contested South China Sea. [...]
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China’s Currency Drops But Pressure Still Builds

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

Warning signals about China’s financial system haven’t gone away What was notable about China’s currency in 2016 wasn’t that it had its worst year [...]
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Chinese Tech Firms Need Wider Reach in 2017

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

To sustain growth, attention is likely to shift to overseas markets and rural China China’s tech-industry titans can look back at 2016 with pride, having reached [...]
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China Announces Its Largest-Ever Seizure Of Trafficked Pangolin Scales

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Chinese officials have seized 3.1 tonnes (more than 3.4 tonnes) of illegally trafficked pangolin scales from a port in Shanghai, according to state media. It’s the [...]
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Giant rooster statue in China looks like Donald Trump

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

A giant statue of a rooster that looks like US President-elect Donald Trump is standing outside a shopping mall in China. The statue was erected in Taiyuan, the capital and [...]
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Donald Trump’s 180-degree turn on China policy

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Livemint | 6:00 AM

Bush and Obama welcomed China’s economic growth, but worried about its military might. Trump is the opposite The US-China relationship is ending 2016 on its most [...]
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Aluminum Billionaire Planning Escape From China: Lawyer

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

Giant aluminum stockpile in Mexico and Vietnam may represent an effort to get wealth out of China by Liu Zhongtian, chair of China Zhongwang Holdings A giant stockpile of [...]
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China police kill four over Xinjiang attack: state media

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

Chinese police have shot dead four people who allegedly attacked a Communist Party office in the restive Xinjiang region on Wednesday, state media said, in the bloodiest such [...]
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