Archive for September 22nd, 2018

China anti-graft agency probes head of energy administration

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

The head of China’s energy administration has been placed under investigation by the country’s anti-corruption watchdog, the latest top official ensnared in the [...]
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Chinese firms start to cut jobs and move overseas as US trade war and rising costs start to bite

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

Called Lu Global, the wealth management app targets the uber-rich of Singapore and is another step in Ping An’s Southeast Asia ambitions Ping An Insurance, the large [...]
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Will Russian diamond miner Alrosa’s Chinese clients take up its offer to trade in roubles? Only time will tell

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

Alrosa, the world’s largest producer of rough diamonds, wants to expand a pilot to trade with its Chinese and Hong Kong customers in roubles instead of US dollars, [...]
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China urges the US to show sincerity and take steps to correct its behavior when it comes to trade

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

* China added $60 billion of US products to its import tariff list on Tuesday to hit back at US * The deepening rift between China and the United States has stoked concerns [...]
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China’s bullet trains are coming to HK: Here’s what travellers can expect

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong will soon be more connected to mainland China than ever, with the city’s section of the high-speed railway scheduled to open on September 23. Costing more [...]
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China places top energy official, a senior Uighur, under investigation

China places top energy official, a senior Uighur, under investigation

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

China on Friday placed one of the country’s most senior ethnic Uighur officials, head of the energy administration and a former governor of the restive region of [...]
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Do Chinese companies understand Southeast Asia’s tech ecosystem well enough?

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

Chinese investors are going to find it difficult to replicate their investment approach in Southeast Asia With Alibaba, JD.com and Tencent investing in and acquiring [...]
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What Russian weapons are being bought by China?

What Russian weapons are being bought by China?

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

China, which was targeted by US military sanctions on Thursday for buying Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missiles, is one of Russia’s key arms customers. [...]
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China urges US to withdraw sanctions on Chinese military

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

China’s Foreign Ministry on Friday said it strongly urged the United States to withdraw sanctions on the Chinese military, after the Trump administration imposed the [...]
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Top China official urges ‘reform through education’ for Xinjiang prisoners

Top China official urges ‘reform through education’ for Xinjiang prisoners

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

China’s domestic security chief has called for strengthened “reform through education” for prisoners in the far western region of Xinjiang, state media said [...]
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Businesses in China are optimistic despite rising tariffs

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

At the China International Industry Fair in Shanghai this week, thousands of booths were displaying their shiny industrial robots. The United States has announced that it [...]
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China distances children from families to subdue Muslim west

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

The Chinese government has turned four of Meripet’s children into orphans, even though she and her husband are alive. The kids were left with their grandmother when the [...]
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The decline and fall of Chinese Buddhism: how modern politics and fast money corrupted an ancient religion

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

When filmmakers descended on China’s ancient Shaolin Monastery to make the 1986 box office hit Martial Arts of Shaolin starring Jet Li, they were shocked to find no [...]
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What a controversial pastry says about China’s economy

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

MOONCAKES are among the most divisive treats. For some the chewy pastries are delicacies on which to gorge for the Mid-Autumn Festival, a Chinese holiday that falls this year [...]
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China’s Xi says places ‘high premium’ on Pakistan ties, as army chief visits

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

China places a “high premium” on its relations with Pakistan and believes a key economic project will be successful, President Xi Jinping told Pakistan’s [...]
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