Archive for September 10th, 2018

Trump wants to stop subsidies to growing economies like India, China

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump on Friday said he wants to stop the subsidies that growing economies like India and China have been receiving as he wants the US, which he considers as [...]
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Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma plans to retire after building China’s biggest retail and cloud computing empire

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Geekwire | 6:00 AM

Almost 20 years after he founded Alibaba, the Amazon of China, Executive Chair Jack Ma plans to retire to focus on philanthropy, according to a report. In an interview with [...]
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The trade war’s impact on China will be insignificant, former central bank governor says

The trade war’s impact on China will be insignificant, former central bank governor says

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

The trade war between Washington and Beijing won’t have a huge effect on the Chinese economy, the formerPeople’s Bank of China (PBOC) governor Zhou Xiaochuan told [...]
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African swine fever in China almost certain to spread in Asia: FAO

African swine fever in China almost certain to spread in Asia: FAO

10-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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Chinese government’s top diplomat in Pakistan to meet new government

Chinese government’s top diplomat in Pakistan to meet new government

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

The Chinese government’s top diplomat defended Beijing’s Belt and Road infrastructure initiative during a visit to Pakistan on Saturday, rejecting criticism the [...]
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Burns survivor must wait to hold her newborn baby girl in central China

10-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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Kudlow says China may find itself more isolated if trade talks with US fail

Kudlow says China may find itself more isolated if trade talks with US fail

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

Larry Kudlow, the White House’s top economic advisor, said China may feel more isolated if trade talks with the US fail. Kudlow shared his views on the economy and the [...]
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Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces retirement

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

Alibaba co-founder and chief Jack Ma announced he will leave from the Chinese e-commerce giant Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education. Ma was an [...]
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Apple says US tariffs on China would hit ‘wide range’ of products

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

A “wide range” of Apple Inc products including the Apple Watch would be affected by proposed US tariffs on Chinese goods, the company told US trade officials, but [...]
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Tencent reportedly partners local coffee start-up to take on China’s coffee market

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

Technology giant Tencent is teaming up with Chinese start-up Luckin Coffee to take on China’s growing coffee-drinking market, the South China Morning Post reported. [...]
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Jack Ma: English teacher turned internet tycoon

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

Alibaba founder Jack Ma is venerated in China thanks to his remarkable rags to riches rise Jack Ma was a cash-strapped Chinese entrepreneur and former English teacher when he [...]
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Trump poised to tax an additional $200B in Chinese imports

Trump poised to tax an additional $200B in Chinese imports

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

The Trump administration may be about to slap tariffs of up to 25 percent on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, escalating a confrontation between the world’s [...]
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Trump turns up the heat in trade conflict with China

Trump turns up the heat in trade conflict with China

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

President Donald Trump threatened Friday to slap tariffs on all of the Chinese goods imported into the United States, ramping up the already tense trade relations with [...]
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China’s exports, imports slowed sharply in August: data

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

China’s exports and imports rose at a sharply slower pace in August, but its global trade surplus remained stable at $27.9 billion amid a heated US trade war, official [...]
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Jack Ma to step down from Alibaba to focus on philanthropy

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Ma will remain on the company’s board of directors Jack Ma, the Co-founder of Chinese internet giant Alibaba, is planning to step down from the company to focus on [...]
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