Archive for September 13th, 2018

China’s Xi: protectionism is rearing its head

China’s Xi: protectionism is rearing its head

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

Protectionism and unilateralism were rearing their heads in global politics and the states of northeast Asia should work together to counter that trend, Chinese President Xi [...]
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Shinzo Abe and Xi Jinping ‘pledge Japan and China will deepen cooperation’

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

The leaders of China and Japan have pledged to accelerate cooperation in the latest sign that the two Asian rivals are mending ties that have been marred by territorial and [...]
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US-Sino trade war could push investors to favour yuan over the dollar, former PBOC governor says

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

An escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies could persuade an increasing number of global investors to favour China’s yuan over the US [...]
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China is set to ask the WTO for permission to impose sanctions on the US

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

China will seek permission from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to impose sanctions on the US next week, according to the WTO’s meeting agenda. The request comes at [...]
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US voices concern on China’s Muslim crackdown, sanctions weighed

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

The US State Department on Tuesday expressed deep concern over China’s “worsening crackdown” on minority Muslims in the Xinjiang region, as the Trump [...]
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Russia starts biggest war games since Soviet fall near China

Russia starts biggest war games since Soviet fall near China

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

Russia began its biggest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union on Tuesday close to its border with China, mobilising 300,000 troops in a show of force that will [...]
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Rumour has it 17-year-old Chinese wants to be a billionaire

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

China’s crackdown on online rumour-mongers and fraud has snared a fresh targeta 17-year-old junior high school dropout who pretended to be a billionaire, gave himself [...]
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China puts off licenses for US companies amid tariff battle

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

Amid a worsening tariff battle, China is putting off accepting license applications from American companies in financial services and other industries until Washington makes [...]
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More than 90 per cent of Chinese teens access the internet through mobile phones, says report

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

The proportion of Chinese children under 10 years old who use the internetwhich was only 56 per cent in 2010reached 68 per cent last year, according to the Bluebook of [...]
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Shinzo Abe and Xi Jinping ‘pledge Japan and China will deepen cooperation’

Shinzo Abe and Xi Jinping ‘pledge Japan and China will deepen cooperation’

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

The leaders of China and Japan have pledged to accelerate cooperation in the latest sign that the two Asian rivals are mending ties that have been marred by territorial and [...]
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Putin wants a peace treaty with Japan ‘before the end of this year’

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

The presidents of Japan and Russia expressed a desire to achieve a peace treaty between the two nations, more than 70 years after the end of World War II. “Our [...]
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Japan’s Abe says he wants to meet N Korean leader Kim

Japan’s Abe says he wants to meet N Korean leader Kim

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he wanted to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but there had been no discussions to arrange any summit. Speaking in [...]
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Russia’s Putin tells Japan’s Abe: ‘Let’s sign peace deal this year’

Russia’s Putin tells Japan’s Abe: ‘Let’s sign peace deal this year’

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

Russian President Vladimir Putin, sitting on a stage alongside Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, proposed on Wednesday that the two men sign a peace treaty by the end of [...]
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Analysis: In quake-prone Japan, attention shifts to flood risks as heavy rains increase

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

Japanese have long been conditioned to prepare for earthquakes, but recent powerful typhoons and sudden, heavy rains have brought to the forefront another kind of disaster: [...]
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Russia’s Putin says his Japan peace treaty proposal was no joke

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

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that he was not joking when he proposed that he and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe sign a peace treaty by the end of [...]
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