Archive for January 3rd, 2017

China to tighten controls to curb capital flight

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China will further tighten controls on individuals’ foreign currency purchases to try to curb massive capital flight from the country as the yuan falls sharply against [...]
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Smog in northern China shuts highways, causes cancelled flights

Smog in northern China shuts highways, causes cancelled flights

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Heavy smog in northern China on Sunday caused hundreds of flights to be cancelled and highways to shut, disrupting the first day of the New Year holiday. Large parts of the [...]
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China’s former diplomat calls for change of stance on Masood Azhar

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

A blog by Mao Siwei, China’s former Consul general in Kolkata on his WeChat account, elaborately argued for a course correction by China on the Azhar issue. Beijing [...]
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New Chinese law tightens control over NGOs

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

A new law has come into force in China, tightening control over foreign not-for-profit organisations operating inside the country. The law, which was announced last April, [...]
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China to Ease Curbs on Foreign Investment After Complaints

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

The Chinese government said Friday it will ease restrictions on foreign investment in sectors ranging from banking and internet services to rail equipment and motorcycles, in [...]
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Is Trump Responsible For China’s Cash Squeeze?

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Friday, the National Development and Reform Commission said Beijing will liberalise foreign investment rules for banking, securities, fund management, futures, and insurance. [...]
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Russia delivers advanced Sukhoi jets to China after two year delay

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Indianexpress | 6:00 AM

The delivery was late as Moscow feared that its fifth generation jet will loose value after Chinese military unveiled its J-20 stealth fighter Russia has finally delivered [...]
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Will China Fill Skies With Stealth Jets?

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Daily Beast | 6:00 AM

China is one step closer to selling stealth jets to militaries around world, now that the latest copy of China’s newest stealth fighter has reportedly flown for the [...]
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Big Stars, Bigger Money Fail to Revive China’s Box-Office Boom

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Superstars Jackie Chan and Matt Damon, along with the most expensive movie ever made in China, were not enough to revive growth in the country’s box-office sales, which [...]
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China Central Bank Adviser Calls for 6pct-7pct Growth Target Range

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China should set a more flexible 2017 economic growth target to give policy makers more room to enact reform, according to Huang Yiping, an adviser to the People’s Bank [...]
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China won’t let anyone ‘make a fuss’ about territory

China won’t let anyone ‘make a fuss’ about territory

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will never allow anyone to “make a great fuss” about its territorial sovereignty and maritime rights, President Xi Jinping said in his New Year’s [...]
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Ex-leader of Japan Turns nuclear foe, calls for shutdown of all 54 Japanese nuclear reactors

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Santafenewmexican | 6:00 AM

William Zeller, a petty officer second class in the US Navy, was one of hundreds of sailors who rushed to provide assistance to Japan after a giant earthquake and tsunami set [...]
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Japan eyes trilateral talks with China, S Korea in February

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:00 AM

Japan has approached China and South Korea about holding a trilateral summit in Tokyo in February aimed at deepening cooperation on such issues as a free trade deal, the [...]
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‘Antenna’ shops struggling to attract foreigners to their regions

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:00 AM

There are places in central Tokyo where you can taste various foods from regions around Japan and buy rare souvenirs without ever having to leave the capital, but they remain [...]
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Japan to embark on work-hour reform after Dentsu worker’s suicide

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:00 AM

Japan is finally starting to seriously seek ways to curb excessive work hours, with the overwork-related suicide of a young employee spotlighting a long-standing issue that [...]
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