Archive for February 27th, 2019

Trump, N Korea’s Kim en route to Vietnam for second summit

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

Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un headed toward Hanoi on Monday for their second high-stakes summit, with the world watching to see if the US leader can [...]
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Trump heads to N Korea summit in no rush on denuclearisation

Trump heads to N Korea summit in no rush on denuclearisation

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

US President Donald Trump headed for Vietnam on Monday for a second summit with Kim Jong Un, having stressed the benefits to Pyongyang if the North Korean leader gives up his [...]
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Trump will have initial meeting with N Korea’s Kim on Wednesday evening

Trump will have initial meeting with N Korea’s Kim on Wednesday evening

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

US President Donald Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for an initial one-on-one meeting on Wednesday evening in Vietnam followed by dinner with advisers, White [...]
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American businesses in China see gloomy year ahead

American businesses in China see gloomy year ahead

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

US companies in China forecast a gloomy year ahead, with many worrying about a deterioration in bilateral trade ties and nearly a quarter delaying investments, a business [...]
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China Airlines pilot filmed sleeping in 747 cockpit during flight

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News UK | 6:00 AM

A senior pilot with almost 20 years of flight experience has been filmed sleeping in the cockpit of his 747 mid-flight. The embarrassing video of the China Airlines employee [...]
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Taiwan concerns mean China defence budget likely to defy slowing economy

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

A slowing economy is unlikely to crimp China’s 2019 defence budget rise, as Beijing earmarks more spending for modernisation and big-ticket items like stealth jets, and [...]
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Turkey urges China to protect religious freedom in Xinjiang

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

Chinese authorities must respect human rights of Muslims, including freedom of religion, Turkish FM says. Turkish Foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has voiced concern over [...]
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Rush of Chinese workers in Philippines sparks worry, call for caution

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

From cash registers accepting WeChat payments to street corner stalls selling “taho,” the number of Chinese workers in the Philippines is growing, sparking a [...]
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US Navy ships pass through strategic Taiwan Strait, riling China

US Navy ships pass through strategic Taiwan Strait, riling China

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

The United States sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday as the US military increased the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite [...]
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US Navy dispatches destroyer, cargo ship through Taiwan Strait in message to China

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

The US Navy dispatched a guided-missile destroyer and a cargo ship through the Taiwan Strait Monday, the latest in a series of American military maneuvers intended to send a [...]
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Chinese protesters blame fracking for earthquakes that killed two people in Sichuan

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

Protesters targeted local government headquarters in southwest China after earthquakes blamed on shale gas fracking killed two people and injured 12 others. Videos on WeChat [...]
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Several Chinese negotiators stay in Washington to continue talks on thorny trade issues

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

China and the United States continued their trade negotiations in Washington on Monday as they try to iron out a framework for a deal to resolve the stickier issues in their [...]
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Education First considers partial sale in China business sources

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

Global private language tutor Education First (EF) is considering selling a part of its China business which could value the unit at over $2 billion, people with knowledge of [...]
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US-China trade war biggest threat to global economy in 2019, research shows

US-China trade war biggest threat to global economy in 2019, research shows

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

The US-China trade war poses the biggest current threat to the global economy, according to new research from the Economist Intelligence Unit. The EIU put together a list of [...]
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China January soybean imports from US nearly double vs. December: customs

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

China’s imports of US soybeans nearly doubled in January from the previous month as cargoes booked after a Sino-US trade truce arrived in the world’s top oilseed [...]
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