Archive for September 18th, 2018

China Evergrande referral scheme pushes sales, pressures staff

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

Employees asked to refer at least 50 potential buyers * Second scheme in five months draws workers’ complaints * May be ineffective if buyers not serious [...]
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Brushing aside tension, top Chinese general joins forum with US military

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

A top Chinese general attended the opening on Monday of a regional armed forces health forum organised by the Chinese and US militaries, as the two sides set aside friction [...]
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China Should Rein In Ghost Cities That Kill The Dreams Of Its Young Citizens

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

China’s ghost cities make it extremely difficult for young Chinese to buy a home and form a family. And that’s bad news for the future of China, and its financial [...]
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Top Chinese general attends joint forum with US military, despite tensions

Top Chinese general attends joint forum with US military, despite tensions

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

A top Chinese general attended the opening on Monday of a regional armed forces health forum organised by the Chinese and US militaries, as the two sides set aside friction [...]
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Chinese official: Beijing should target goods needed by US

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

One of China’s most prominent figures in global finance says Beijing should press Washington to end their tariff battle by clamping down on exports of goods needed by [...]
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The next crisis could be triggered by the US-China trade war, interest rates: Sovereign wealth chief

The next crisis could be triggered by the US-China trade war, interest rates: Sovereign wealth chief

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

Economic troubles in emerging markets and the ongoing trade war between the United States and China could potentially increase the risk of the next financial crisis, [...]
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China considering skipping trade talks after threat of new US tariffs

China considering skipping trade talks after threat of new US tariffs

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Axios | 6:00 AM

Beijing is considering rejecting an offer from the White House for additional trade talks later this month amid reports that the Trump administration plans to impose new [...]
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China is the ‘bigger risk’ in trade war, not Trump: CEO

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

* President Donald Trump has made clear that he has no intention of backing down on trade tensions with China. * Doubts over whether Beijing will be willing to compromise on [...]
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China accuses Sweden of violating human rights over treatment of tourists

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

Beijing demands an apology over ‘brutal abuse’ of three Chinese tourists by police in Stockholm A disagreement between Chinese tourists and a hostel in Stockholm [...]
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Alibaba pours cold water on back-stabbing palace concubines, will focus on ‘positive’ content instead

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

Alibaba will focus on creating productions that are “positive” as it seeks to compete with rivals for a share of China’s hotly-contested digital [...]
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China’s pig fever outbreak a boon for chicken farmers

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country’s second-most popular meat to [...]
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China tells Taiwan to stop all mainland spying and sabotage

China tells Taiwan to stop all mainland spying and sabotage

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

China accused Taiwan’s spy agencies on Sunday of stepping up efforts to steal intelligence with the aim of “infiltration” and “sabotage”, and [...]
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Pakistan’s army chief visits Beijing after ‘Silk Road’ tension

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

Pakistan’s army chief general Qamar Javed Bajwa began a three-day visit to China on Sunday, Pakistan’s military said, days after a Pakistani minister stirred [...]
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Google’s China prototype reportedly links searches to phone numbers

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Google built a prototype of a censored search engine for China that reportedly links users’ searches to their personal phone numberstherefore making it easier for the [...]
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Japanese submarine conducts first drills in South China Sea

Japanese submarine conducts first drills in South China Sea

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

A Japanese submarine has for the first time joined a naval drill in the South China Sea, the Ministry of Defence said on Monday, in an expansion of Japanese activity in the [...]
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