Archive for January 14th, 2019

Chinese growth is more of a concern than the American economy right now, private bank says

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The Chinese economy is a bigger worry right now than the US economy, according to an investments expert at a private bank. Speaking to CNBC on Friday, Felix Brill, the head [...]
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China set to lower GDP growth target in 2019, policy sources say

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

While Singapore’s economic restructuring efforts have borne fruit, it is a marathon with no finish line, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (January 11). [...]
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Chinese consumers are taking sides in the trade war and that’s bad news for US companies: Cramer

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Chinese consumers are starting to “take sides” as the US-China trade dispute rages on, and that could hamper the success of some US companies, CNBC’s Jim [...]
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Chinese tech at CES: Politics is temporary, business is permanent

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Eadget | 6:00 AM

At the start of 2018, the US imposed a series of tariffs on Chinese products ranging from solar cells through to home appliances. It was the escalation of rhetoric between [...]
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Environment, labour concerns delaying China-backed free trade pact: Thai diplomat

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

China-backed efforts to create the world’s biggest free trade area are being held up by a push to include protection for workers and the environment, a senior Thai [...]
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US Navy chief heads to China

US Navy chief heads to China

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

The head of the US Navy will visit his Chinese counterpart next week, officials said Friday, as the two powers seek to reduce military risks amid ongoing trade tensions. [...]
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Alibaba-backed AI startup said to mull up to $1 billion IPO

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Megvii, the owner of facial recognition developer Face++, is considering an initial public offering in Hong Kong that could net as much as $1 billion, people familiar with [...]
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China to Enforce Regulation for Blockchain Companies in February

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CCN | 6:00 AM

China’s internet regulator, the Cyberspace Administration of China(CAC) in a detailed document outlined a final draft of regulations concerning cryptocurrency and [...]
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Huawei Canada executive leaves post as scrutiny of company grows

Huawei Canada executive leaves post as scrutiny of company grows

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

One of Huawei Canada’s top executives on Friday disclosed he was leaving his post after more than seven years with the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker, which [...]
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China’s anti-corruption campaign recovers $519 million in a year

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

More than 1,000 Chinese fugitives who fled abroad were returned to the country last year and more than $519 million in ill-gotten gains was recovered, the ruling Communist [...]
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Baby Chi-hoi battles potentially fatal blood clots as wait for life-saving heart transplant goes on in HK

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

A critically ill Hong Kong baby who will die without a heart transplant has had emergency surgery to remove potentially fatal blood clots. The update on the condition of [...]
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China Is Set To Become The World’s Renewable Energy Superpower, According To New Report

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The continuing growth in renewable energy around the world is set to boost the power of China while undermining the influence of major oil exporters such as Russia and Middle [...]
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China, India close gap with US as world’s top economy

China, India close gap with US as world’s top economy

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

China isn’t the only Asian country challenging America’s status as the world’s largest economy. By 2030, the US will fall to third place behind China and [...]
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China retailers slash iPhone prices after Apple sales warning

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

Several Chinese electronics retailers including Alibaba-backed Suning and JD.com have slashed iPhone prices this week, after Apple recently blamed poor sales of the [...]
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Retailers are slashing iPhone prices across China as consumers say the phones aren’t worth the cost

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Apple’s latest iPhone models are facing huge discounts in China as retailers try to sell the struggling devices. That comes as the top-of-the-line Apple smartphones [...]
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