Archive for October 5th, 2018

Uber pedals into Europe’s bike-sharing market, as Chinese pioneers pull out after vandalism issues

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Issues of vandalism and theft have recently forced Chinese bike-sharing pioneers Ofo and Mobike to abandon a number of cities in Europe, despite growing demand. But these [...]
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US-China trade war may spark currency war, says AmBank Research

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

The rising trade tensions between the US and China might spark off a currency war, cautions AmBank Research. It said on Thursday the yuan has long been viewed to have been [...]
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China slams ‘irresponsible’ United States over shelved security talks

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s foreign ministry criticised the United States for suggesting that Beijing was behind the cancellation of sensitive security talks planned for this month, [...]
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Top China expert: US’ ‘biggest strategic mistake’ was exiting TPP

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

President Trump may have committed his biggest strategic blunder vis a vis China during his first full week in office, when, with a quick signature, he withdrew the United [...]
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Chinese street cleaner who found $22,000 in rubbish refuses to accept any reward for honesty

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Chinese street cleaner who returned nearly 150,000 yuan (US$22,000) she found in the rubbish has refused to accept a reward for her honesty, saying there was no need to [...]
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Pence set to accuse China of trying to undermine Trump

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday plans to accuse China of trying to undermine President Donald Trump as the administration deploys tough new rhetoric over Chinese trade, [...]
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Chinese armed drones now flying across Mideast battlefields

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

High above Yemen’s rebel-held city of Hodeida, a drone controlled by Emirati forces hovered as an SUV carrying a top Shiite Houthi rebel official turned onto a small [...]
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US navy plans major show of strength in South China Sea as warning to Beijing

US navy plans major show of strength in South China Sea as warning to Beijing

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The United States Pacific Fleet has drawn up a plan for a major show of force as a warning to China that will indicate its determination to counter Beijing’s military [...]
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US judge says China’s ZTE violates probation; extends monitor’s term

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A US federal judge on Wednesday issued an order finding that China’s ZTE Corp violated probation imposed in March 2017 when the company pleaded guilty to illegally [...]
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US VP Pence to tell China: We will not be intimidated in South China Sea

US VP Pence to tell China: We will not be intimidated in South China Sea

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US vice President Mike Pence, sharpening US criticism of Chinese policies around the globe, will give China a blunt warning on Thursday that the United States will not back [...]
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US, China look on as Putin seeks India arms deals

US, China look on as Putin seeks India arms deals

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India on Thursday looking to tie up billions of dollars in arms deals with prime minister Narendra Modi, likely irking the US, [...]
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China cautious about new subway projects in latest investment push

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Beijing has resumed approving new subway projects as part of its investment push to stimulate economic growth amid the trade war with the United States. But this time, it [...]
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Tsukiji: It’s not all about the fish, says Michelin chef

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When two-starred Michelin chef Lionel Beccat reminisces about Tsukiji, the world’s biggest fish market in Tokyo, it is not the ocean’s bounty that stirs memories [...]
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Japan city snubs San Francisco over ‘comfort women’ statue

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Daily Journal | 6:00 AM

The mayor of Osaka, Japan, says he’s ending a six-decade “sister city” relationship with San Francisco to protest a statue honoring women forced to have sex [...]
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Last orders as Tokyo’s Tsukiji market relocates

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

For decades, Tokyo’s Tsukiji market has been the beating heart of a world-class culinary capital, supplying Michelin-starred chefs and drawing tourists who queue for [...]
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