Archive for January 11th, 2019

China’s Xi hopes US, N. Korea will ‘meet halfway’

China’s Xi hopes US, N. Korea will ‘meet halfway’

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered North Korean leader Kim Jong Un firm backing in deadlocked nuclear talks with the United States, insisting the two sides should meet [...]
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China envoy accuses Canada of ‘double standards’ over Huawei arrest

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s ambassador to Ottawa has accused Canada of “double standards” and disregarding his country’s judicial sovereignty, in a diplomatic row sparked [...]
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N Korea’s Kim and China’s Xi discussed how to ‘jointly steer’ denuclearisation talks KCNA

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping had in-depth discussions on how to “jointly study and steer” the situation on the Korean [...]
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China’s Ambassador to Canada Says Calling to Free Detainees Is ‘White Supremacy’

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | TIME | 6:00 AM

China’s ambassador to Canada accused the country Wednesday of “white supremacy” in calling for the release of two Canadians detained in China last month, [...]
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US puts verification of China’s commitment to industrial reform at heart of next trade war talks

US puts verification of China’s commitment to industrial reform at heart of next trade war talks

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The next stage for China-US trade talks will be the creation of a framework to verify China’s commitment to structural industrial reform, a move that could be a [...]
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China’s Henan underperforms on smog after winter surge

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The heavy industrial Chinese province of Henan met its target to cut air pollution in 2018 but underperformed the country as a whole after a surge in smog over winter, [...]
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China says US trade talks ‘laid foundation’ to resolve concerns

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China said Thursday that trade talks in Beijing with a US negotiating team had “laid the foundation” to resolve concerns held by both sides in a bruising trade [...]
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China approves second batch of video games after freeze, but still no Tencent

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese authorities have green lit a second batch of video games after a freeze for most of last year, though once again there was no mention of industry leader Tencent [...]
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China to roll out new consumer spending incentives for cars and home appliances to offset trade war

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China is planning to roll out a new set of incentives this year to encourage the country’s 1 billion consumers to buy more items like cars and home appliances as part [...]
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China orders short video apps to censor all content, including user comments, satire and sexual moaning

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese authorities have introduced detailed regulations covering the country’s thriving short video industry, singling out 100 categories of banned content, from [...]
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Hepatitis stole 10 years of her life. Now Chinese patient has a third chance at a kidney transplant

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Sun Wenjuan was 19 when she was diagnosed with a renal disease and faced a condition that could have fatally poisoned her. By the time she was 20, she had had two kidney [...]
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Ebola-like virus found in Chinese bats

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A new Ebola-related bat-borne virus with the potential to infect humans and animals has been found by a team of Chinese and Singaporean scientists in southwestern China. The [...]
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Over 100 babies and toddlers given expired polio vaccines in China, months after last crisis

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

More than 100 children in eastern China have been given expired polio vaccines by a local health centre, according to mainland media, just months after a public health scare [...]
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Xi Jinping accepts offer to visit Pyongyang, N Korea state media says

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping accepted an offer to visit Pyongyang after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Beijing this week, according to state media in the hermit [...]
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Trade war: Chinese factory prices slow more than expected in December, raising threat of deflation

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese consumer and factory inflation slowed more than expected in December, raising fears of deflation in the world’s second-largest economy as China’s trade [...]
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