Archive for September 26th, 2018

Tencent engineer attending cybersecurity event fined for Fragrance hotel hacking

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

While attending a cybersecurity conference in Singapore, a Chinese national decided to hack into the WiFi of the hotel he was staying in. Zheng Dutao, a 23-year-old security [...]
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A peek inside Trump’s chaotic trade war

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

Just days before announcing the latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports, President Donald Trump caught sight of a distressing suggestion as he flipped through the morning [...]
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Maldives must tread carefully as it seeks to rebalance ties with China, India, analysts say

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

China is “bracing for the worst” after the Maldives voted to oust Beijing-friendly President Abdulla Yameen, analysts said on Monday, while warning that the [...]
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Honduras president laments US aid cuts, eyes role of China

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

The president of Honduras said on Monday cuts in US support for Central America would hinder efforts to stem illegal immigration as he welcomed China’s growing [...]
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Woman under fire in China’s latest ‘seat robber’ saga on train

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

A woman who threw water at her fellow train passengers has apologised after the conductor intervened in the latest row over seating to flare up on China’s railways. [...]
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In Sarawak, Chinese daily International Times to cease printing operations next month

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

International Times, a 50-year old Chinese daily, will cease its printing operations on October 16, mainly due to stiff competition from the online news portals and high [...]
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China leaves door open for trade war talks but not with American ‘knife at its neck’

China leaves door open for trade war talks but not with American ‘knife at its neck’

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

The door for renewed high-level trade talks between Beijing and Washington is still open but China will not agree to proceed with a “knife at its neck”, Wang [...]
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China says can’t hold US trade talks with ‘knife to the throat’

China says can’t hold US trade talks with ‘knife to the throat’

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

China said on Tuesday it was impossible to hold trade talks with the United States while Washington is imposing tariffs that are like “holding a knife to [...]
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Johor Sultan annoyed at English-Chinese local council letter

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today criticised an Iskandar Puteri city councillor for writing an official letter in English and Chinese. Sultan Ibrahim stressed [...]
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China almost has Australia surrounded. But its debt-trap diplomacy has been exposed

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

BEIJING’s island-grabbing campaign is getting close to home. It’s muscling in on tiny nations from the Indian to the Pacific Oceans. But Australia’s begun [...]
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China says new African swine fever outbreak reported in Inner Mongolia

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

China said on Monday it has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of northern China, as authorities struggle to contain the [...]
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France launches ‘operation seduction’ to woo more Chinese tourists with cashless payments, KOLs and influencers

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

When right-wing French politician Valerie Pecresse visited China in June, she was promoting the Greater Paris region on a campaign trail with stop-offs including Beijing, [...]
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Beijing pushes ahead with opening up its financial sector despite trade tensions

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

* “I hope in three years’ time, there will be a number of foreign ventures qualified for full-license, full-ownership operation in the financial sector,” [...]
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Economic cold war between China and US inevitable

Economic cold war between China and US inevitable

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

It is inevitable that a trade war between China and the US will escalate into a new cold war, and the confrontation will press Beijing and Washington to form their own [...]
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‘No one can take us down,’ China’s state-run media claims as trade war heats up

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

* Following the latest tit-for-tat tariffs adopted this week by the US and China, Chinese state-controlled newspapers claim Beijing has stayed calm and fair in the face of [...]
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