Archive for February 27th, 2019

China’s national security and the ‘three warfares’: How Beijing decides who or what to target

China’s national security and the ‘three warfares’: How Beijing decides who or what to target

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

In recent years Beijing has more assertively demonstrated its global ambitions through a number of economic and military leverages, including its military expansion in the [...]
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Will the US-China trade war improve access for American firms seeking to tap 1.4 billion people?

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

US President Donald Trump has delayed the application of additional tariffs on Chinese imports citing “substantial progress” in addressing the US demands for [...]
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Trump says he sees ‘signing summit’ with China on trade

Trump says he sees ‘signing summit’ with China on trade

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

US President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to hold a “signing summit” with China’s President Xi Jinping to seal a trade deal, since as discussions are [...]
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Another ceasefire: Can the US and China end their trade war?

Another ceasefire: Can the US and China end their trade war?

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

Relief swept across world financial markets Monday after President Donald Trump pushed back a March 2 deadline in a trade dispute with China. But the respite might not last. [...]
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US Justice Department official calls China a ‘foreign adversary’ that lacks commitment to rule of law

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

US deputy Attorney general Rod Rosenstein called China a “foreign adversary”, described its recent arrests of some foreign citizens as a form of political [...]
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Beijing city targets raising $1.5 billion fund in tech push: sources

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

An investment firm backed by the Beijing city government is in talks with prospective investors to raise over 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) in its first fund aimed mainly at [...]
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China offers support for Pakistan counterterrorism efforts after Pulwama attack

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

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi expressed support for Pakistan’s counterterrorism efforts in a phone call on Monday in the wake of the deadly Pulwama terrorist attack [...]
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Chinese county stops shale gas mining amid quake fears Xinhua

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

A county in southwestern China has ordered a halt to shale gas mining amid fears it may have helped cause an earthquake in the area that killed two people, state news agency [...]
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Japan, India agree to join forces on 5G technology as Huawei concerns linger

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Japanese and Indian governments have agreed in principle to work together on measures to combat cyber attacks related to the development of 5G technology, with concern on [...]
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Japan watches from sidelines ahead of Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam

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

Japan was once called the US’s closest ally “bar none,” but as negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang begin on denuclearisation of the Korean [...]
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Tokyo prepares to turn cruise liners into floating hotels to accommodate 2020 Olympics crowds

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

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will attract an estimated 10 million visitors to the host city but it has become increasingly clear there will not be sufficient accommodation [...]
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Japan’s Nikkei dips on selling ahead of fiscal end of the year

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

* Nikkei loses steam after brushing 2-1/2-mth high * Window dressing before FY-end seen capping stocks * Yen’s weakening shores up exporter automakers Japan’s [...]
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Japan battles worst measles outbreak in a decade

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

Japan is battling its worst measles outbreak in a decade, amid World Health Organization (WHO) warnings that global efforts to halt the spread of the disease were failing, in [...]
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Singapore government agency for building and construction industry launches accelerator

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Techin Asia | 6:00 AM

The Built Environment Accelerate to Market Programme (BE-AMP) has set aside S$6 million (US$4.4 million) to support the development and commercialisation of “innovative [...]
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After deadly bus crash, Singapore shuts down heavy vehicle lane at Tuas

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoint Authority is sending inbound lorries and buses back to Malaysia from the Tuas checkpoint after a serious collision killed one [...]
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