Archive for November 28th, 2018

China defends its alliance with Pakistan after consulate attack

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

* China has stood by its alliance with Pakistan after a terror attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi last week. * Chinese civilians have donated to the families of [...]
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Smog war casualty: China coal city bears brunt of pollution crackdown

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

Residents in the rugged, overmined city of Jincheng in northern China’s coal heartland have been breathing a little easier after campaigns to reduce pollution forced [...]
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Pro-market economist excluded from China’s reform and opening up honours list

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

One of China’s most prominent economists has been left off the government’s list of “outstanding contributors” to the country’s transformational [...]
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Donald Trump sets sights on increased China tariffs and may tax more than $500 billion in Chinese goods as trade war rages on

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

US President Donald Trump on Monday repeated his threat to increase tariffs sharply on a wide swathe of China’s imports to the US and warned of similar measures on the [...]
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China sets new rules to reduce ‘too big to fail’ risk

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

China’s financial regulators on Tuesday released broad guidelines on new rules aimed at tightening supervision of financial institutions that are deemed “too big [...]
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World War 3 WARNING: Fears as China develops GBP 7BN system to rival US technology

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

Beijing is building its own GPS navigation systemknown as Beidouso the Asian powerhouse can no longer rely on US’ GPS system, as relations between the US and China [...]
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China orders investigation after scientist claims first gene-edited babies

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

Chinese health and medical ethics authorities started an investigation on Monday into claims by a scientist who released videos on YouTube saying he had altered the genes of [...]
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Tesla China sales plunge 70pct in October: auto industry body

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

Tesla Inc’s vehicle sales in China sank 70 percent last month from a year ago, the country’s passenger car association told Reuters on Tuesday, underscoring how [...]
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Global coalition of scholars calls for added pressure on China over Uygur internment camps in Xinjiang

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

A global coalition of nearly 300 scholars on Monday called on Beijing to abolish its “transformation through education” campaign against China’s ethnic [...]
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Malaysian resort company sues Disney, Fox over theme park

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Resort developer Genting Malaysia has filed a lawsuit in California seeking at least $1 billion in damages from Walt Disney Co. and Fox Entertainment Group for alleged breach [...]
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What’s in the secret documents signed by China and Vanuatu at Apec?

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

It’s a window into Chinese diplomacy in the Pacific. Last week Chinese President Xi Jinping sat down with a host of Pacific Island leaders just before the Apec summit [...]
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Jack Ma, China’s richest man, is a Communist Party member

Jack Ma, China’s richest man, is a Communist Party member

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

Jack Ma, founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, is among the world’s richest people but he has now emerged as a member of another club: China’s 89 million-strong [...]
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Alibaba’s Jack Ma is a Communist Party member, China state paper reveals

Alibaba’s Jack Ma is a Communist Party member, China state paper reveals

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

Jack Ma, the head of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and China’s best-known capitalist, is a Communist Party member, the official Party newspaper said on [...]
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Tencent partners with Line on mobile payments in Japan, heating up competition with Alibaba’s Alipay

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

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings and Japanese messaging app operator Line are joining hands to provide payment services in Japan, the two companies announced on [...]
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China building third aircraft carrier: reports

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

BEIJING: China on Monday officially confirmed that it is building its third aircraft carrier which is stated to be “bigger and mightier” than the other two [...]
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