Archive for December 5th, 2018

US-China trade war is not over, says investor Mark Mobius

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

Noted investor Mark Mobius is betting that the U.S-China trade war is not coming to an end. The truce between the two countries is “good news but I don’t think [...]
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Chinese women ‘tricked into Singapore sex trade by WeChat prostitution ring’

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

Chinese and Singaporean police have cracked down on an international prostitution ring that trafficked mainland Chinese women into Singapore’s sex trade. Thirty [...]
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China will likely publish rules for new tech board in January: 21st Century

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

China will likely publish rules for Shanghai’s planned “technology innovation board” in January, and will launch the new tech board before June, the 21st [...]
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Focus remains on US, China race for AI supremacy at Fortune tech event as investors eye future winners

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

Competition between China and the US in artificial intelligence took centre stage at the Fortune Global Tech Forum in Guangzhou last week, as the world’s two biggest [...]
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Chinese property developer trips over red tape after topless model sales stunt

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Pos | 6:10 AM

A property company in southwest China that used topless models covered in body paint to promote a development has run into trouble with planning authorities. After photos of [...]
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Trump’s car deal with China is great for other countries

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | VOX | 6:10 AM

Why Japan, South Korea, and Germany are likely ecstatic right now. President Donald Trump and members of his administration are quite excited about Saturday’s handshake [...]
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Xi heads to Portugal as China’s influence worries EU partners

Xi heads to Portugal as China’s influence worries EU partners

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Portugal Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen ties, amid concern in some EU capitals over China’s growing influence on the [...]
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Beijing may be ‘testing Tokyo’s resolve’ with drilling missions in contested parts of East China Sea

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

Tokyo has lodged an official complaint with Beijing after a Chinese exploration vessel was identified operating in a contested part of the East China Sea, with analysts in [...]
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US wants ‘concrete’ trade action from China within 90 days

US wants ‘concrete’ trade action from China within 90 days

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

The United States said Monday it will need to see “something concrete” from China in the next 90 days to build a real agreement on trade, two days after Donald [...]
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Trump to discuss ‘arms race’ with China, Russia some time in the future

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

US President Donald Trump on Monday said he would discuss military developments with his counterparts from China and Russia in the future, in the hopes of ending what he [...]
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11 Chinese labourers arrested as Japan probes ‘human trafficking ring’

11 Chinese labourers arrested as Japan probes ‘human trafficking ring’

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

Japanese police are investigating a suspected labour trafficking ring after arresting 11 Chinese labourers with expired visas, one of whom told Chinese consulate officials [...]
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FOCUS-Earn after reading: China news app lures with clickbait and cash

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

Cai Li, a janitor in Shanghai, developed a serious addiction to news app Qutoutiao, lured by gossipy articles about celebrities and the cash she gets from reading them. [...]
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Coach driver involved in Tsing Yi crash dies of his injuries in hospital, says government spokeswoman

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

The coach driver in last Friday’s fatal collision with a taxi, which killed five people and injured 32 others, died of his injuries in hospital at 2.29pm on Tuesday, a [...]
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China central bank’s dilemma: the extra cash it’s giving banks is not reaching the real economy

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

China’s central bank has put a brake on liquidity injections over the last month as it struggles to optimise funding support for the economy by fine-tuning the system [...]
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Wanted: Communist Party members for high-paying jobs at internet giants

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

Wanted: bachelor’s degree holder with at least two years of experience in government affairs and Communist Party membership. Applicants with experience in government or [...]
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