Archive for September 8th, 2018

China finds African swine fever on four farms in single day

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

China reported four cases of African swine fever on Thursday alone, bringing the number of outbreaks to 13 since the virus was discovered in the country just over a month [...]
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Burns survivor must wait to hold her newborn baby girl in central China

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

A heavily pregnant woman in central China has given birth to a baby girl, days after she suffered severe burns to more than 85 per cent of her body. Huang Qingqing was lucky [...]
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China isn’t likely to let the yuan weaken much further, survey of experts shows

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

China’s leadership is prepared to let the country’s currency weaken to support its exporters as global trade tensions deepen, experts told CNBC. But, they said, [...]
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ABC lashed in Chinese state media for ‘aggressive attitude’ on China

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A state-owned Chinese media organisation has criticised the ABC in an editorial, saying Australia’s national broadcaster has long held an “agressive attitude [...]
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African swine flu is causing alarm in Chinaand beyond

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

AS CHINA’S agriculture authorities scramble to contain the spread of a pig-killing virus, experts worry that it could spread elsewhere in Asia. But the consequences of [...]
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Political resistance isn’t stopping Chinese investors from snapping up property around the world

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

Mainland Chinese buyers are expected to snap up an increasing amount of overseas real estate this year even despite political resistance and sensitivity about such [...]
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China’s potential weapons against US tariffs could backfire on its growth here’s why

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

China is running out of options when it comes to hitting back at President Donald Trump’s tariffs. Due to China’s massive trade surplus over the US, China [...]
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African swine fever in China ‘almost certain’ to reach elsewhere in Asia: FAO

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

The African swine fever spreading rapidly in China is “here to stay”, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation said on Friday, adding that it was almost certain [...]
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Canada upbeat on trade deal progress, China tariffs loom

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

Talks between the United States and Canada will continue Friday after the two sides made “good progress” in their effort to rewrite NAFTA, as Washington was [...]
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China’s bike sharing industry is ‘immature and unreasonable’, needs regulation, says state media commentary

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

China’s bike sharing industry should be regulated to control the quality and quantity of shared bikes, according to an online commentary published Friday by [...]
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Xi to attend Russia summit, N Korea’s Kim invited

Xi to attend Russia summit, N Korea’s Kim invited

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a regional summit in Russia next week, officials said Fridaya gathering that may include North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the [...]
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Japan quake toll up to 16 as rescuers dig through landslides

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

Rescuers were using dogs, backhoes and shovels to search Friday for survivors trapped in mud and debris from landslides triggered by a powerful earthquake in northern Japan. [...]
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Toll from Japan quake rises to 18 as hopes fade for survivors

Toll from Japan quake rises to 18 as hopes fade for survivors

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

Japanese rescue workers with bulldozers and sniffer dogs scrabbled through the mud Friday to find survivors from a landslide that buried houses after a powerful quake, as the [...]
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Japan has become the ‘obvious target’ for Trump’s next trade salvo

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

The threat of auto tariffs is back on the agenda, and Japan could be President Donald Trump’s new “number one target.” In a recent conversation with the [...]
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Japanese boxer on death row keeps up the good fight

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

Shuffling down the street sporting shorts, jacket and straw hat, 82-year-old Iwao Hakamada could be mistaken for any Japanese octogenarian going about his daily chores. But [...]
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