Archive for September 28th, 2018

China’s popular dried tangerine peel recalled after high levels of lead found in snack also sold abroad

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

Excessive traces of lead have been found in a popular brand of preserved tangerine peel sold in China, Malaysia, Singapore and other parts of the world including the United [...]
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First public appearance for Chinese Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo widow

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

The widow of Nobel Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo on Wednesday made her first public appearance since leaving China more than two months ago, discreetly attending a panel [...]
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US flies bombers over South China Sea amid heightened tensions with Beijing

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

The US military flew B-52 bombers in the vicinity of the South China Sea this week, US officials told Reuters, a move that is likely to cause anger in Beijing amid heightened [...]
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US accuses China of broad malign influence campaign

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

China’s Communist Party and government conduct a variety of malign influence and interference activities in the United States and globally, a senior Trump [...]
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By 2030, economies like China and India will hold dominance over the West and influence our decisions

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

Some 70 per cent of the growth over the next 12 years will come from emerging markets China passes the US to become the world’s largest economy by 2030, while India [...]
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Pope Francis Urges Catholics To Trust Historic Agreement With China

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Days after signing a landmark agreement with the government of China on the appointment of bishops, Pope Francis has written a letter reassuring the Chinese Catholic [...]
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Xi’s Quest to Build a High-Tech Superpower

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Foreign Affairs | 6:00 AM

China should be a “global leader in innovation” by 2035, President Xi Jinping declared during the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th National Congress last [...]
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FTSE Russell to join MSCI in adding China shares to indices

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

Chinese stocks will be added to a key benchmark run by a unit of the London Stock Exchange Group next year, further opening up mainland equities to international investors. [...]
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US-China trade war boosts sales of Canadian live lobster exports to China

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Halifax airport can’t handle ‘massive’ demand Exporters and shippers of live Canadian lobster are reporting a huge growth in the number of air cargo [...]
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Another round of Trump tariffs could mean ‘economic shock waves’ for China

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

* The next round of tariffs from US President Donald Trump’s administration would likely hit both large multinational companies producing goods in China for export, as [...]
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India’s soymeal exports to jump on Chinese demand, weak rupee -trade body

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

India’s soymeal exports in 2018/19 could jump as much as 70 percent from a year ago, buoyed by expected purchases from the world’s biggest soybean buyer China, [...]
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Tencent & Alibaba chase remittances in battle for Southeast Asia

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

For Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent, Southeast Asian domestic helpers in Hong Kong may prove key to their global ambitions in financial services. Both companies [...]
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Tariffs cost Ford $1 billion in profit and hurt sales in China

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

* Tariffs on metals have cost Ford $1 billion in profits. * CEO Jim Hackett wants too see a quick resolution to the ever escalating trade war, or “there will be more [...]
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Trump admits friendship with China’s Xi could be over

Trump admits friendship with China’s Xi could be over

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

US President Donald Trump admitted his friendship with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping could be over on Wednesday as he accused Beijing of undermining his prospects in [...]
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China’s latest move shows it’s committed to fighting Trump in the trade war for the long haul

China’s latest move shows it’s committed to fighting Trump in the trade war for the long haul

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

China’s government announced on Wednesday that the country would cut import tariffs on a slew of goods to lessen the impact of the trade war with the US. Duties on [...]
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