Archive for February 20th, 2019

Russia and China Are Driving a Wedge Between Estranged US and Europe

Russia and China Are Driving a Wedge Between Estranged US and Europe

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

During his speech to the Munich Security Conference in 2007, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a prediction that many in the West dismissed. He said the Western system of [...]
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New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei

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

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that no final decision has been made on whether Huawei equipment can be used in a planned network upgrade. New [...]
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Chinese frozen food firm recalls products suspected of African swine fever contamination

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

Major Chinese frozen food producer Sanquan Food Co Ltd said on Monday it has recalled products that may be contaminated with African swine fever, following media reports that [...]
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US Chamber of Commerce: China trade deal ‘fails’ if Washington doesn’t win enforcement measures

US Chamber of Commerce: China trade deal ‘fails’ if Washington doesn’t win enforcement measures

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

* Any trade deal between the US and China will need enforcement mechanisms, an American business association official said. * This week, Chinese vice Premier Liu He will [...]
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US-China trade talks: How airplanes can be part of the solution

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Fox Business | 6:00 AM

As US and Chinese Opens a New Window. officials meet this week in Washington to iron out a new trade agreement Opens a New Window. ahead of the March 1 tariff Opens a New [...]
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China’s economy czar heading to Washington for trade talks

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

China’s economy czar is heading to Washington for talks Thursday and Friday aimed at ending a fight over Beijing’s technology ambitions ahead of a deadline for a [...]
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China’s Communist Party requires millions of people to tune into ‘Xi Jinping thought’ every day

China’s Communist Party requires millions of people to tune into ‘Xi Jinping thought’ every day

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The hottest app on the block in China is no longer the all-in-one social media platform WeChat nor the hugely popular video sharing app TikTok, but a new propaganda platform [...]
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Cuban cigars hit record sales thanks to increasing Chinese demand

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

Boosted by growing demand from China, sales of Cuban cigars reached a record $537 million in 2018, a seven percent increase over the previous year despite global laws against [...]
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President Xi Jinping’s vision of a new China has struck a great wall

President Xi Jinping’s vision of a new China has struck a great wall

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

The vision of a new China has struck a great wall. Economic and diplomatic supremacy was supposed to open rich new silk roads. But it’s overreached. President Xi [...]
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It’s looking like a US-China trade deal is near  and Beijing will get everything it wanted

It’s looking like a US-China trade deal is near and Beijing will get everything it wanted

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

The US-China trade dispute appears to be ending: Signals are pointing to a done deal. Based on those signs, China will continue to run large trade surpluses with the US, and [...]
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Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated: BBC

Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated: BBC

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

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated. “Firstly, I object [...]
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China accuses US of trying to block its tech development by stoking cybersecurity fears

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

China’s government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity [...]
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White House confirms new trade talks with China

White House confirms new trade talks with China

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

The White House confirmed on Monday a new round of planned trade talks with China. “Today, President Donald J. Trump announced that the United States will welcome an [...]
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Japan almost cancelled Brexit talks due to ‘high-handed’ letter report

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Trade talks will go ahead despite reported dismay at language used by Liam Fox and Jeremy Hunt Japanese officials have reportedly accused Jeremy Hunt and Liam Fox of taking a [...]
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After gender change, a bureaucratic brick wall in Japan

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

Elin McCready, a transgender woman, has been married for 19 years, but registering her female identity and name has thrown her union into jeopardy because Japan doesn’t [...]
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