Archive for September 17th, 2018

‘Nowhere to worship’: Crackdown bedevils China’s Catholics

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

A government sign outside a Catholic church in central China warns that children are not allowed to attend mass. “Illegal” churches are being bulldozed. Priests [...]
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Trump is hitting China with another $200 billion in tariffs

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

Trump just approved the biggest escalation in his China trade war yet. President Donald Trump is on the verge of what may be the greatest escalation in his trade war with [...]
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China’s Oil Production Rises For First Time Since October 2015

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Oilprice | 6:00 AM

China’s crude oil production inched up in August from a year ago for the first annual increase since October 2015 as Chinese state firms heed President Xi [...]
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When will China carry out laws to combat sexual harassment?

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

China lacks a law that defines sexual harassment but draft legislation is being planned to come into effect by 2020. Xiao Liang never imagined her mentor would one day become [...]
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Doctors remove live 10cm tapeworm from Chinese man’s brain

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Doctors in China recently extracted a live 10-centimetre tapeworm from the brain of a man who had suffered a series of epileptic seizures. Prior to the operation, the [...]
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China’s top steelmaking city mulls sliding scale for winter smog-busting cuts draft

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

Tangshan, China’s top steelmaking city, is considering smog-busting steps this winter that set penalties for heavy industry, pharmaceutical and pesticide firms based on [...]
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Google’s prototype Chinese search engine reportedly links searches to phone numbers

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Verge | 6:00 AM

Google is reportedly building a prototype system that would tie Chinese users’ Google searches to their personal phone numbers, as part of a new search service that [...]
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China says battling swine fever is ‘complex and challenging’

China says battling swine fever is ‘complex and challenging’

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

Battling the spread of African swine fever in China is “very complex and challenging”, the country’s agriculture ministry said after chairing a meeting of [...]
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China claims Muslim detention camps are education centres

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Ex-inmates tell of abuse in camps holding more than 1 million ethnic minorities Chinese officials have pushed back against growing criticism of the detention of Muslim [...]
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China is angered by Apple’s big iPhone event mentioning Taiwan and says it could hurt sales

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Thisis Insider | 6:00 AM

China is lashing out at Apple after the tech giant failed to use Beijing’s preferred name for Taiwan during the company’s annual iPhone event on Wednesday. While [...]
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US-China trade friction could be ugly until after election

US-China trade friction could be ugly until after election

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

No real improvement in the trade tensions between the US and China is expected until after mid-term elections. Even with US officials seeking talks with China,President [...]
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Taiwan representative in Japan’s Osaka commits suicide

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

One of Taiwan’s representatives stationed in Japan’s western city of Osaka committed suicide this week, the government of the self-ruled island said. The official [...]
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In looking East, avoid Japan’s mistakes, says economist

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

An economist has warned the authorities to avoid Japan’s mistake of focusing too much on economic growth in reviving the “Look East Policy” introduced in [...]
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Australia, Japan offer Typhoon Ompong assistance

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The United States also says it is ready to help the Philippines deal with Typhoon Ompong’s effects Australia and Japan have offered help as Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) [...]
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No Japan peace deal with Russia ’till island row settled’

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe yesterday again ruled out any peace treaty with Russia unless a resolution can first be reached in a territorial dispute over four islands [...]
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