Archive for December 3rd, 2018

Leading Chinese biotech firm Wuxi AppTec says US hurdles will not dim acquisition appetite

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

Tighter US government scrutiny of Chinese investment in US biotechnology companies will not dent its interest in pursuing investment opportunities there, said executives of [...]
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China Aids group ‘really regrets’ role in gene-editing

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

The head of a Chinese Aids support group expressed deep regret Friday for helping a scientist recruit participants for a controversial experiment claiming to have created the [...]
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China has ‘stern’ words with US over ship in South China Sea

China has ‘stern’ words with US over ship in South China Sea

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

China said on Friday it had lodged “stern representations” with the United States after the US Navy sailed a ship through the contested South China Sea, passing [...]
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Chinese government orders fishing boats to behave during G-20 summit

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:10 AM

Beijing has issued a notice to Chinese fishing boats operating overseas, warning them to avoid illegal activities during the G-20 summit in Argentina this weekend. The [...]
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China’s Belt and Road initiative and just what it means to sign on

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:10 AM

More and more countries are choosing to ink agreements with China on its trillion dollar Belt and Road initiative, a global infrastructure push aiming to recreate the glory [...]
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BRICS slam protectionism as China-US spat overshadows G20 talks

BRICS slam protectionism as China-US spat overshadows G20 talks

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of major developing economies condemned protectionism at a G20 summit in Argentina on Friday overshadowed by US President Donald [...]
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US ‘could be entering Cold War with China’ over trade, Yale economist warns

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:10 AM

The US and China could be in the early stages of a Cold War, veteran economist Stephen Roach told CNBC Friday, warning the global trade dispute is likely last for a [...]
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China’s 40 years of economic reform that opened the country up and turned it into a superpower

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:10 AM

When Hua Dong first heard punk rock in the early 90s, he was listening to a damaged CD he bought cheaply from a Chinese black market likely salvaged from a pile of foreign [...]
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Chinese man cleared over 1995 murder after spending 23 years in jail

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

The defendant in one of China’s longest-running murder cases has had his name cleared after 23 years in jail, four retrials and four death sentences. Jin Zhehong, 50, [...]
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Countering China: US, Japan and India push for open Asia

Countering China: US, Japan and India push for open Asia

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

The leaders of the United States, Japan and India met jointly Friday for the first time and called for open navigation in Asia, a show of unity with China clearly in mind. [...]
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Facial recognition deployed at China marathon to stop cheats

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

Facial recognition will be deployed at a marathon on Sunday in China to crack down on cheating, state media said, after a half-marathon was blighted by widescale flouting of [...]
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Japanese acquisition officials reveal next steps in search for advanced fighter jet

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:10 AM

Japan is pushing ahead with research and development into advanced fighter jet technology, despite uncertainty over its acquisition strategy for a next-generation fighter and [...]
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US government, Boeing to help Japan upgrade missile, electronic warfare capabilities for F-15 jets

US government, Boeing to help Japan upgrade missile, electronic warfare capabilities for F-15 jets

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Japan’s planned upgrade of its Boeing F-15 Eagle fighter jets will involve support from the United States and Boeing, the Japanese Defense Ministry has confirmed. [...]
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Japanese Prince insists Royal family pays for succession ceremony, not taxpayers

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:10 AM

Japan’s Prince Akishino says a highly religious ritual that is part of next year’s succession ceremonies should be paid for privately by the Imperial family, [...]
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France, Japan uphold auto alliance amid Ghosn crisis

France, Japan uphold auto alliance amid Ghosn crisis

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

The leaders of France and Japan on Friday stood by the Renault-Nissan auto alliance despite ructions from the arrest of its chief executive, officials said. President [...]
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