Archive for October 24th, 2018

Trump threatens to build up US nuclear arsenal against China, Russia

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

President Donald Trump warned on Monday that the United States intended to build up its arsenal of nuclear weapons to pressure Russia and China. Speaking to reporters, Trump [...]
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China state media lash out at Pompeo’s advice to Latin America

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Chinese state media over the weekend slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s comments in Mexico, where he cautioned against vast China’s investments in the [...]
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China stocks are popping, and history shows that means these Dow stocks should be winners

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China’s Shanghai Composite Index surged more than 4 percent on Monday as authorities took steps to boost stock prices in the face of a slowing economy. History shows [...]
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China reports economic growth below expectations its worst pace since the financial crisis

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

China’s economic growth slowed more than expected to the weakest pace since the first quarter of 2009 as the country’s trade war with the US puts pressure on [...]
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China’s Xi opens world’s longest sea bridge linking HK, Macau

China’s Xi opens world’s longest sea bridge linking HK, Macau

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

China opened the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge and tunnel on Tuesday, linking the financial centre of Hong Kong, the gambling hub of Macau and western reaches of [...]
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UBS says it allows staff to travel ‘freely’ to China after banker’s delayed departure

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

UBS allows all its staff to travel “freely in and out” of China and it is business as usual there, the Swiss bank said, after authorities there last week asked [...]
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US nuclear treaty ultimatum about China as much as Russia

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

By announcing its intent to withdraw from a decades-old nuclear weapons treaty, the United States is targeting Russia, which it says violated the bilateral dealbut also [...]
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China voices ‘concern’ as US warships sail through Taiwan Strait

China voices ‘concern’ as US warships sail through Taiwan Strait

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

China said Tuesday it has expressed concern to the United States over what it considered an affront to its sovereignty after two US warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait. [...]
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China FURY as defiant British Navy vows to sail through South China Sea

China FURY as defiant British Navy vows to sail through South China Sea

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

THE UK will sail through the disputed waters in the South China Sea ignoring Chinese protests and supporting Pacific allies who are also ignoring Beijing. The Royal Navy has [...]
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Dolphins, ‘yawn cams’ and political connectionsChina’s new mega bridge

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

The world’s longest sea bridge was officially inaugurated on Tuesday by China’s President Xi Jinping with supporters hailing it as an engineering triumph and [...]
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China confirms two new African swine fever cases in central province

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

China’s agriculture ministry on Tuesday said two new cases of African swine fever had been confirmed in the central province of Hunan. The confirmation of the cases, in [...]
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US pullout from nuclear treaty with Russia also targets China: Trump

US pullout from nuclear treaty with Russia also targets China: Trump

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

President Donald Trump said Monday that his decision to withdraw from a decades-old atomic accord with Russia was also driven by a need to respond to China’s nuclear [...]
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US-led Quad coalition a ‘useful anti-China bulwark’ in Asia say people in 10 Asean countries

US-led Quad coalition a ‘useful anti-China bulwark’ in Asia say people in 10 Asean countries

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

A US-led, four-nation coalition could play a useful security role in Asia particularly as a bulwark against China’s rising power but should not be expanded, students, [...]
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Trump’s tariffs could end up hurting China’s economy ‘very badly’ over the next few months

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China’s economy could be facing a tough winter as economic growth slows and the effects of a trade war with the United States begin to take hold, data analyst Leland [...]
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‘Exquisite’ Chinese cab driver caught wearing face mask on the job

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

An image-conscious taxi driver in eastern China has been suspended from duty for wearing a facial mask during his shift. Chen Yiqun decided to freshen up during a quiet night [...]
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