Archive for January 24th, 2019

A US trade deal with China won’t be perfect  it doesn’t need to be

A US trade deal with China won’t be perfect it doesn’t need to be

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

Whatever your take on the Trump administration’s economic agenda, we should all agree on one thing: contrary to President Trump’s assertion, trade wars are [...]
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Top Shanghai analyst says best time to buy China stocks is first quarter of 2019

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

A top Shanghai-based analyst has said the first quarter offers the best opportunity for buying Chinese stocks in 2019, in stark contrast with the likes of Swiss bank UBS and [...]
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Chinese mobile users forked out 40pct of the $101 billion spent globally on apps in 2018

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

* Smartphone growth may be slowing down globally, but last year users spent on average three hours a day on their mobile phones, according to App Annie’s “The [...]
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World’s largest annual human migration now underway in China

24-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Heading to China to usher in the Year of the Pig? Brace yourself, because things are about to get wild. The country’s annual Spring Festival rushthe biggest human [...]
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Israel has enough sense and self interest to avoid efforts to drag it into US-China trade war, analysts say

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

Uncertainty over China’s relationship with Israel is growing as the United States puts pressure on its allies to harden their stance on Beijing while trade and [...]
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Chinese model in derided Dolce & Gabbana ads apologises

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

The Chinese model in widely derided advertisements for Italian fashion line Dolce & Gabbana has apologised for her appearance in the campaign. Zuo Ye said on her Weibo [...]
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China detains students, labour activists in deepening crackdown

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

About a dozen Chinese labour activists and university students have either gone missing or been detained by police this week, sources told Reuters, amid a deepening crackdown [...]
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China, Europe follow Brazil’s Bolsonaro onto Davos stage

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

China and Europe take centre stage at Davos on Wednesday, a day after Brazil’s hard-right President Jair Bolsonaro promised reform and respect for the environment to [...]
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Chinese film industry coughs up $1.7 billion in back taxes after Fan Bingbing scandal triggers crackdown

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

China’s domestic film industry has paid more than 11.5 billion yuan (US$1.69 billion) in back taxes since authorities cracked down on tax evasion in the wake of the Fan [...]
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Explainer: What happens next in Huawei CFO Meng’s case?

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

The US Justice Department said on Tuesday it will pursue the extradition of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s [HWT.UL] Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, arrested in [...]
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Billionaire investor David Rubenstein says US-China trade talks are likely to end in months and the government should reopen in days

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

* Carlyle Group Chair David Rubenstein says he believes from conversations with his contacts in Washington that trade negotiations between the United States and China will [...]
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China Singyes plunges 72 per cent, highlighting cash flow woes of China’s private companies and solar industry

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

Shares of China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings plunged as much as 72 per cent as trading resumed after a three-month suspension that had prevented investors from selling [...]
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China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

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

China on Tuesday demanded the US drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely [...]
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Cambodian leader, in Beijing, says China pledges nearly $600 million in aid

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

China has pledged 4 billion yuan ($588 million) in aid to Cambodia from 2019 to 2021, prime minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday, highlighting strong ties between Beijing and [...]
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At Alibaba’s futuristic hotel, robots deliver towels and mix cocktails

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

Gliding silently through Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s futuristic “Flysoo” hotel, black disc-shaped robots about a metre in height deliver food and drop off [...]
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