Archive for February 22nd, 2019

Xi meets Chang’e-4 mission representatives

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua Net | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping met representatives of space scientists and engineers who participated in the research and development of the Chang’e-4 mission at the [...]
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China’s desire for close Iran ties unchanged, Xi says ahead of Saudi prince’s visit

China’s desire for close Iran ties unchanged, Xi says ahead of Saudi prince’s visit

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

China’s desire to develop close ties with Iran will remain unchanged, regardless of the international situation, President Xi Jinping told the speaker of Iran’s [...]
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Crunch time as high-level US-China trade talks resume

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

With eight days left in their trade truce, top US and Chinese officials were due Thursday to return to the daunting task of bridging a chasm between the world’s two [...]
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China’s Greater Bay Area push could worsen Guangdong inequality and usher in new ageing crisis

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

After a bumper year of sales in 2018, young entrepreneur Daniel Zeng wanted to give something back to his hometown of Yingde, a backwater city in the north of China’s [...]
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PC maker Lenovo’s third-quarter profit beats expectations, powering share surge

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

Lenovo Group, the world’s largest personal computer maker, posted better-than-expected quarterly results and shrugged off the impact of a bruising Sino-US trade war, [...]
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China confirms African swine fever hits Shandong province as national outbreak spreads

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

China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday it has confirmed the country’s ongoing African swine fever outbreak continues to spread across the nation, hitting [...]
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Why low profile Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has grabbed the microphone to defend telecoms giant

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

Ren Zhengfei was never really one for the limelight. Before his daughter and Huawei Technologies deputy chairwoman Sabrina Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver in December [...]
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Resumption of high-level US-China trade talks raises hopes

Resumption of high-level US-China trade talks raises hopes

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

The Trump administration is set Thursday to resume high-level talks with Chinese officials, aiming to ease a trade standoff that’s unnerved global investors and clouded [...]
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China stocks break above a key resistance line and this rally party may not be close to over

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

China’s stocks briefly crossed above a long-stubborn resistance line, but the excitement quickly fizzled out as traders grappled with mixed signals about how long this [...]
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Japan latest country to book first NDC-hosted air ticket

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Phocus Wire | 6:00 AM

Many of these likely to happen during the course of 2019, with Japan the latest country to secure its first-ever direct connect booking using IATA’s New Distribution [...]
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Trump-Kim summit: What’s at stake for Japan?

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Abe seeks ‘diplomatic normalisation’ of North Korean ties, long strained over denuclearisation and Japanese abductees. As global interest in the second meeting [...]
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Managers hired for Toshiba Memory IPO, possibly Japan’s biggest in 2019: Sources

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

US private equity firm Bain Capital has picked Nomura and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley to manage an initial public offering of Japan’s Toshiba Memory, a deal that [...]
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NGOS SLAM JAPAN JUSTICE SYSTEM AFTER GHOSN CASE

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

In a joint statement, the International Federation for Human Rights and Japan’s centre for Prisoners’ Rights (CPR) criticised a system that allows lengthy [...]
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The EU-Japan trade accord shows how it should be done

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

It proves that imposing trade barriers and tit-for-tat measures aren’t the only options Media outlets in the region cannot get any more eccentric in their ways. They [...]
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Trump likely to visit Japan for state visit in May: Reports

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

US President Donald Trump will likely visit Japan as a state guest on May 26, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday (February 20), citing Japanese officials. Trump [...]
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