Archive for September 6th, 2018

China’s land auction premiums drop to lowest levels in over three years as price curbs show effect

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China’s land market continued to cool in August as developers remained cautious over the outlook for the nation’s property sector. The average land auction [...]
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Corrupt government? You voted for themChina pushes back at Africa summit

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As President Xi Jinping gathered together leaders from almost all African countries for a summit in Beijing in recent days, some former Chinese officials and state media were [...]
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China’s Xi to send top ally to N Korea anniversary

China’s Xi to send top ally to N Korea anniversary

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping will not attend celebrations of the 70th anniversary of North Korea’s founding this weekend but will send a top ally to represent him [...]
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UN holds emergency meeting in Asia as China battles African swine fever

UN holds emergency meeting in Asia as China battles African swine fever

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United Nations is holding an emergency meeting this week with animal health experts in Asia to discuss the threat of African swine fever after the first outbreak of the [...]
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Nauru blasts ‘insolent’ China for speaking out of turn at meeting

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An undiplomatic dispute between China and the island of Nauru, which is an ally of China’s rival Taiwan, has marred the opening of a Pacific Islands Forum, highlighting [...]
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Sephora unveils new Chinese brand ambassador and retail concept

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Sephora is ramping things up in China, with the launch of a new retail concept and the announcement of a new brand ambassador. The beauty retail giant has lifted the lid on a [...]
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China’s Didi launches safety revamp after passenger murder

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said Tuesday it would halt most late-night ride services for a week as it tries to reassure the public following the rape and murder [...]
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Chinese man dies after 50 wasp stings during hunt for larvae, second man critical

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

One man died and another was in critical condition in eastern China after being stung over 50 times by wasps while on a hunt to find and eat larvae from their nests. The two [...]
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China’s biggest builders are sure that Xi Jinping can help them get Malaysia contracts back on track

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China Communications Construction, the contractor of Malaysia’s largest public works project, said it is confident of getting the Chinese government’s support to [...]
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China’s Repression Of Muslim Uighurs Is Apparently Growing More Intense

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Eva Dou, a China political news reporter for the Wall Street Journal, about China’s crackdown on Uighur Muslims. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: [...]
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Repressive Experiences ‘Rare but Real’ in China Studies

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Inside highered | 6:00 AM

First-of-its-kind survey of China scholars seeks to quantify just how frequently they encounter repressive actions by the Chinese state intended to stop or circumscribe their [...]
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Nauru blasts ‘insolent’ China envoy at stormy Pacific summit

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Nauru’s president has labelled China’s top diplomat at the Pacific Islands Forum “insolent” and accused him of trying to use Beijing’s might to [...]
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China’s Belt And Road Initiative Opens Up Unprecedented Opportunities

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. A tale of two world leaders, US president Donald Trump and China president Xi Jinpingboth of whose countries have among [...]
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Trump’s trade war with China is ‘the biggest risk to the global economy,’ BlackRock exec says

Trump’s trade war with China is ‘the biggest risk to the global economy,’ BlackRock exec says

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump’s trade policies pose the greatest threat to global economic growth, according to the vice chair of the world’s largest money manager. In [...]
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China ‘relieved’ at extrication of Philippine warship from shoal in disputed South China Sea, analysts say

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China is “relieved” to see a grounded Philippine Navy warship finally retrieved from a shoal in contested waters in the South China Sea, analysts said. Two [...]
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