Archive for February 19th, 2019

Lawsuit against Chinese port builder in Djibouti highlights risks in Beijing’s plan to expand influence through ‘belt and road’

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

A lawsuit against China’s main state-owned port builder by the Middle East’s largest port operator in the tiny African nation of Djibouti to be thrashed out in [...]
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Check out what China brought to one of the world’s largest defense exhibitions

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

China often doesn’t have a large presence at big defense shows in the US and the European Union, but at events like IDEX in Abu Dhabi, they come loaded with lots of [...]
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Chinese baby fed cockroach killer by mistake

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

A one-year-old girl developed kidney and liver problems after her father mistakenly fed her cockroach killer. The girl, nicknamed Doudou, was admitted to a Wuhan hospital in [...]
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US-China trade talks: What’s under debate

US-China trade talks: What’s under debate

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

US and Chinese officials wrapped up days of trade talks in Beijing on Friday (February 15) with plans to resume negotiations in Washington this week as the world’s top [...]
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Dear China, Get Ready For 25pct Tariffs

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

In two weeks, China will probably be hit with 25 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods. If not by March 1, then after any trade truce endssupposedly 60 days later [...]
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US is behind China in the marketing of 5G, former Obama-era national security advisor says

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* The United States is behind China in promoting its 5G technologies across the world, a former US national security advisor told CNBC Sunday. * “In the marketing of it [...]
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Chinese food producer says swine fever found in dumplings

Chinese food producer says swine fever found in dumplings

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

New Zealand will independently assess the risk of using China’s Huawei Technologies in 5G networks, prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday after a report [...]
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China’s leaders want more babies, but local officials resist

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

Facing a future demographic crisis and aging society, China’s leaders are desperately seeking to persuade couples to have more children. But bureaucrats don’t [...]
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Trump should ‘just say no’ to China trade deal

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Many signs point to a trade deal of sorts with China coming together. Top US negotiators left Beijing on Friday without an agreement but both sides claimed progress and [...]
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China’s car sales in January fell 16pct, marking seven months of decline

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* China’s car sales in January fell 15.8 percent from last year, China’s Association of Automobile Manufacturers said. * This marks the seventh straight month of [...]
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UK finance minister forced to ax trip to China: reports

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond has reportedly been forced to cancel a trip to China next week after plans to send a new aircraft carrier to the Pacific [...]
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New Zealand will conduct own assessment of Huawei equipment risk: PM

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

New Zealand will independently assess the risk of using China’s Huawei Technologies in 5G networks, prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday after a report [...]
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China is using facial recognition to track millions of Muslim citizens wherever they go

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Quartz | 6:00 AM

A facial recognition company contracted by Chinese police has been monitoring the GPS coordinates of almost 2.6 million people in the locked-down region of Xinjiang, [...]
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Macau police investigate suspected murder at Sands casino resort media

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

Police in the world’s biggest gambling hub of Macau are investigating what they suspect is a rare murder in a five-star casino resort after a Chinese man was found [...]
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China rebuffs Germany’s call for US missile deal with Russia

China rebuffs Germany’s call for US missile deal with Russia

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

China rejected on Saturday (February 16) German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s appeal to join a Cold War-era arms control treaty that the United States accuses Russia of [...]
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