Archive for January 26th, 2019

Australia calls for quick resolution of US-China trade dispute

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

Australian Finance minister Mathias Cormann said on Friday both the United States and China would benefit from resolving their trade dispute “as soon as [...] » More

Party is over for dirt-cheap solar panels, says China exec

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

The global solar power industry is about to lose a major competitive windfall as prices of Chinese-made solar panels begin to recover after a collapse last year, the leader [...] » More

Alibaba to continue to invest aggressively exec

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

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will continue to invest aggressively despite an uncertain business environment, a senior company executive said at a [...] » More

Chinese shaggy dog story about four-legged friend for the emotionally vulnerable flier really takes off

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

A video clip of a big dog sitting in the cabin of a China Southern Airlines flight has gone viral on social media, Jiangsu News said on Thursday. The brown Alaskan Malamute, [...] » More

George Soros says the US and China are in a cold war that ‘threatens to turn into a hot one’

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

* “The reality is that we are in a cold war that threatens to turn into a hot one,” Soros said at a private dinner event at the World Economic Forum in Davos, [...] » More

Entrepreneurs should focus on the problem, not the technology, says Alibaba’s Joe Tsai

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

Entrepreneurs looking to build successful start-ups should strive to solve problems in society, which will in turn create value and result in monetisation, according to [...] » More

Chinese movie star pleads not guilty to sexual assault in Australia

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

Chinese movie actor Gao Yunxiang and a producer pleaded not guilty in an Australian court on Friday to charges of sexual assault, setting the course for a trial later this [...] » More

China’s first womb transplant recipient gives birth to a healthy baby boy

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

A Chinese woman who three years ago became the first in the country to undergo a uterus transplant has reached another medical milestone, by giving birth to a healthy baby [...] » More

Canada ambassador walks back comments on Huawai executive

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

Canada’s ambassador to China on Thursday walked back comments that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has a “strong case” against extradition to the United [...] » More

Microsoft ‘waiting to find out’ why Bing went offline in China

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

Microsoft is still trying to figure out why its Bing search engine temporarily went offline in China, the company’s president said following speculation that it could [...] » More

China’s Media Forecast is Bleak and Stormy

26-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Foreign Policy | 6:00 AM

Spring Festival is coming, but the country’s politics remain frozen. The Year of the Dog saw Chinese journalists and bloggers kept on a tighter leash than ever. [...] » More

Soros calls China’s Xi ‘most dangerous’ foe of free societies

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

Billionaire investor George Soros on Thursday said Chinese President Xi Jinping was “the most dangerous enemy” of free societies for presiding over a high-tech [...] » More

China, Australia defence ministers talk closer military ties as Australian writer Yang Hengjun held in Beijing

China, Australia defence ministers talk closer military ties as Australian writer Yang Hengjun held in Beijing

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

The armed forces of Australia and China should expand cooperation but Canberra must understand Beijing’s need for “mutual respect, equity and reciprocity” [...] » More

Tencent shares jump 3pct after Chinese regulators approve new games

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

Tencent Holdings Ltd saw its shares jump more than 3 percent on Friday as investors cheered Chinese regulators’ approval of mobile games published by the industry [...] » More

China urges US to abide by ‘one China’ after warships sail through strait

China urges US to abide by ‘one China’ after warships sail through strait

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

China’s foreign ministry on Friday urged the United States to abide by its “one China” principle, after Washington sent two warships through the Taiwan [...] » More