Archive for February 11th, 2019

No sign of progress in three days of talks to prepare second U.S.-North Korea summit

No sign of progress in three days of talks to prepare second U.S.-North Korea summit

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The U.S. special representative for North Korea held three days of talks in Pyongyang to prepare a second summit to be held this month between President Donald Trump and [...]
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WTO awards South Korea $85 million against U.S. over washing machine tariffs

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea can impose annual trade sanctions of $84.81 million on the United States after challenging U.S. anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on washing machines, a World [...]
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15 killed in Chinese New Year knife rampage and arson attack in China

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fifteen people were killed in China on the night of the Chinese New Year in two family tragedies, after one man started a fire and another went on a knife rampage. As people [...]
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China Airlines pilots’ strike leads to angry scenes as passengers left stranded at Taiwan’s airports

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

There were angry scenes at Taiwanese airports on Friday as businesspeople and holidaymakers became the victims of industrial action by pilots from China Airlines demanding [...]
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New UK laws will block China’s Huawei from sensitive state projects: The Sun

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

New laws on foreign investment in the UK will block Chinese firm Huawei from sensitive UK tech projects, The Sun newspaper reported on Friday. Many are concerned that [...]
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China’s Nantong dreams big with infrastructure projects to drive growth in economic downturn

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

On a smoggy day in Nantong, an industrial town bordering Shanghai, workers are building the world’s longest railroad steel arch bridge, part of a multibillion-dollar [...]
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University of California Berkeley bans new research projects with Huawei after US indicts Chinese telecoms giant

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The University of California’s flagship campus in Berkeley, one of the world’s top academic institutions, has halted new research collaborations with China’s Huawei [...]
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Chinese ambassador calls for cooperation as China-U.S. diplomatic ties hit 40-year mark

Chinese ambassador calls for cooperation as China-U.S. diplomatic ties hit 40-year mark

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Wednesday called for more cooperation between China and the United States as their diplomatic ties reached its 40th [...]
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Uzbekistan urged not to hand ethnic Kazakh over to China

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Human rights activists are urging Uzbekistan to deny a Chinese extradition request for an ethnic Kazakh citizen of China who is now stuck in the Central Asian nation’s [...]
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US tech supremacy and millions of jobs at stake if China gains 5G lead, congressional hearing told

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The United States stands to lose millions of jobs and its competitiveness if it does not check the ambitions of China to gain leadership in 5G mobile technology, a [...]
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China calls for peaceful talks to resolve Venezuela issue

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Venezuela should resolve its own matters itself via peaceful talks and China supports the international community’s efforts in this regard, the Chinese foreign ministry [...]
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China denies it met daughter of detained bookseller Gui Minhai and offered her a visa in exchange for her silence

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China has denied meeting the daughter of detained Hong Kong bookshop owner and publisher Gui Minhai, after she claimed that neutral intermediaries purporting to work on [...]
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Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo slams ‘lies’ and ‘prejudice’ behind stripping of his Australian residency over political links

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese property tycoon Huang Xiangmo, whose permanent residency in Australia has been cancelled by officials there, said on Friday that scrutiny of his prolific political [...]
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U.S.-China trade talks resume next week, focus on intellectual property

U.S.-China trade talks resume next week, focus on intellectual property

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

U.S. negotiators are preparing to press China next week on longstanding demands that it reform how it treats American companies’ intellectual property in order to seal a [...]
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Toyota is growing in China as its global rivals stumble

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The biggest global automakers are having a terrible time in the world’s largest market with one notable exception: Toyota. Car sales in China fell last year for the [...]
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