Archive for January 19th, 2019

Chinese elderly jump on live streaming bandwagon

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

In public squares across China, it is not unusual to see retirees practicing dance, tai chi, or even singing. Wang Jinxiang is no differentexcept she live streams her [...]
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In China industrial heartland city of Chongqing, a painful economic transition is on full display

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

In China industrial heartland city of Chongqing, a painful economic transition is on full display As night begins to fall, crowds gather near the top of Hongya Cave, a group [...]
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China growth hit slowest pace in decades in 2018: AFP survey

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

China’s economy grew at its slowest pace in almost three decades in 2018, analysts in an AFP poll said, as the government struggles to contain ballooning debt and a [...]
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China’s state-owned companies enjoy record profits, even as private sector flounders

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

Revenues and profits at China’s state-owned enterprises hit historic highs last year, even as the country’s private firms fought for their survival amid the [...]
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‘Jack Ma’s bar’ draws crowds to live music, Alibaba-themed cocktails

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

On a recent business trip to the technology hub of Hangzhou and wanting to escape the confines of my hotel room one night, I joined a line of more than 100 people patiently [...]
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China revises down 2017 economic growth rate to 6.8 per cent ahead of announcing 2018 GDP figures

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

China’s economic growth rate for 2017 has been revised down to 6.8 per cent from 6.9 per cent as part of annual data revisions, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) [...]
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China’s envoy to Canada says Huawei 5G ban would have repercussions

China’s envoy to Canada says Huawei 5G ban would have repercussions

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

China’s envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa there would be repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment [...]
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Freeland praises Huawei CEO trust in Canada legal system

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

Canada’s top diplomat on Thursday praised Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei for trusting the Canadian legal system as his daughter fights extradition to the United States. Meng [...]
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Germany, China pledge to open markets, deepen financial cooperation

Germany, China pledge to open markets, deepen financial cooperation

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

Germany and China on Friday signed agreements to strengthen coordination in banking, finance and capital markets, and pledged to further open market access and deepen [...]
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Is EU competition law outdated in the age of China?

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

Are European competition rules obsolete in the face of the Chinese threat? This is the debate in Brussels as the powerful European commission seems set to veto a blockbuster [...]
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Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says he does not expect big impact from 5G pushback

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

The walls appear to be closing in on Huawei Technologies in the US, Europe and elsewhere, but founder Ren Zhengfei said he is not too worried. Speaking to reporters for a [...]
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Meet Dr Fruit: the Chinese surgeon who goes to grape lengths to promote precision surgery

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post1 | 6:00 AM

A Chinese surgeon has become an online media sensation by posting videos of himself performing mock operations on pieces of fruit to raise awareness of the importance of [...]
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Chinese police must guard against ‘colour revolutions’, says top official

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

China’s police must focus on withstanding “colour revolutions”, or popular uprisings, and treat the defence of China’s political system as central to [...]
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Chinese elderly jump on live streaming bandwagon

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

In public squares across China, it is not unusual to see retirees practicing dance, tai chi, or even singing. Wang Jinxiang is no differentexcept she live streams her [...]
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Mitsubishi board considers new allegations against Ghosn

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

Mitsubishi Motors held a board meeting Friday to examine the latest allegations of unreported compensation against Carlos Ghosn, who led Nissan for two decades and forged the [...]
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