Archive for January 31st, 2019

China will not take kindly to ECRL’s cancellation, Wee warns

31-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The cancellation of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will harm Malaysia’s diplomatic ties with China and could lead to retaliatory action, MCA president Datuk [...]
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US calls for Russian, Chinese nuclear transparency

US calls for Russian, Chinese nuclear transparency

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

The United States called for more transparency Wednesday as it accused Russia and China of not fully reporting their nuclear programmes amid US threats to withdraw from a key [...]
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Key figures in US-China trade talks

Key figures in US-China trade talks

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

The next round of US-China trade talks will resume Wednesday and Thursday in Washington to try to find a way out of the tariff battle between the two powers. Here is a look [...]
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China says it can help Narendra Modi meet his biggest pre-poll challenge

31-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

A few days ago, Congress president Rahul Gandhi criticised prime minister Narendra Modi for the scarcity of jobs because India was not manufacturing enough while China had no [...]
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Chinese EV carmaker NIO aims to raise $650 million via convertible bond

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

Electric carmaker NIO Inc, among rivals to Tesla in China, launched a $650 million five-year convertible bond on Wednesday, aiming to use the proceeds to fund expansion. The [...]
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China’s Xi expresses solidarity with PH in fighting terror

31-Jan-2019 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed his solidarity with the Philippines and the international community to jointly combat terrorism in the light of the January 27 twin [...]
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Huawei ‘distrust’ and ‘irrational’ US trade war slammed by leading Chinese academic

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

As top level negotiators try to thrash out a deal to end the trade war between China and the United States, a leading Chinese government academic has predicted that the [...]
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Chinese begin Lunar holiday exodus in the millions

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

Millions of Chinese have begun the annual exodus for the Lunar New Year, the world’s largest annual human migration, leaving major cities to return to their hometowns [...]
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Behind the rise of China’s smartphone brands lies growing unease over country’s tech gains

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

Like many urban Chinese consumers, Shenzhen civil servant Gao Jian has had a long-held belief that the quality of domestic smartphone brands paled in comparison with foreign [...]
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Timeline: The China-US-Canada battle over Huawei

Timeline: The China-US-Canada battle over Huawei

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

The United States has brought charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies and one of its top executives in a case that has shaken China’s relations with the [...]
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US, China resume trade talks with a chill in the air

US, China resume trade talks with a chill in the air

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

Top US and Chinese trade officials return to the bargaining table on Wednesday, with extra tension in the atmosphere amid Washington’s sweeping prosecution of Chinese [...]
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Xinjiang sees double-digit growth in new energy power generation

31-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

(A staff member works at the production line of wind power equipment in Hami, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, September 20, 2018. New energy power [...]
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FBI has dozens of probes into Chinese economic spying

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

The FBI is investigating Chinese economic espionage in nearly all of its 56 field offices around the country, underscoring the depth of the threat to US business, director [...]
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Leading Chinese academic lashes out at ‘irrational’ trade war and US ‘distrust’ of Huawei

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

As top level negotiators try to thrash out a deal to end the trade war between China and the United States, a leading Chinese government academic has predicted that the [...]
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Huawei charm offensive runs into buzzsaw of US charges

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

Fraud, obstruction of justice and cloak-and-dagger trade thefta US rap sheet alleging systematic skullduggery by Chinese telecom giant Huawei has deepened the company’s [...]
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