Archive for March 9th, 2019

China’s Foreign minister Wang Yi calls for cooperation amid growing world tensions

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi fielded nearly 20 questions on a wide range of topics during his annual press conference on the sidelines of the National People’s [...]
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China’s exports fall more than 20pct in February; overall trade data come in much weaker

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* China on Friday reported worse than expected trade data for the month of February, customs data showed amid Beijing’s trade dispute with the US * February [...]
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China endorses Huawei legal defense against US ‘suppression’

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s foreign minister on Friday promised “all necessary measures” to defend Chinese companies and citizens abroad amid legal clashes between tech giant [...]
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What Chinese women really want when it comes to children and reproductive rights

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

As China prepares to mark International Women’s Day on Friday, Meng Fanyu in Handan, in the northern province of Hebei, wonders if she should celebrate or spend her [...]
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China promises ‘all necessary measures’ to defend companies

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s foreign minister on Friday promised “all necessary measures” to defend Chinese companies and citizens abroad amid legal clashes between tech giant [...]
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Senior China diplomat says China-US trade talks have made substantive progress

Senior China diplomat says China-US trade talks have made substantive progress

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Friday that trade talks with the United States had made substantive progress, and that the two [...]
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Chinese exports fall amid US tariffs, weak global demand

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s exports to the United States plunged in January and February as President Donald Trump’s punitive tariffs chilled demand, while sales to the rest of the [...]
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US envoy for religious freedom slams China during HK visit

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US ambassador for religious freedom, Sam Brownback, on Friday called on Beijing to end religious persecution in China, while requesting a visit to the country’s [...]
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A fundamental flaw will stop Trump from getting even the most basic win from China trade talks

A fundamental flaw will stop Trump from getting even the most basic win from China trade talks

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

From the moment he started a trade war with China, President Donald Trump has made it clear that he wants the country to purchase more American goods a lot more. But in a [...]
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China warns of repeating history’s mistakes with Venezuela

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Chinese government’s top diplomat issued a stern warning on Friday against interfering in Venezuela or imposing sanctions on the South American nation, saying [...]
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Japan fourth quarter GDP revised up as investment rebounds but trade clouds outlook

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

The Japanese economy grew faster than initially estimated in the fourth quarter as capital investment staged a quick recovery from a series of natural disasters in the [...]
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Japan’s October-December growth revised upward to 1.9 pct

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s economy grew at an annual pace of 1.9 percent in October-December, according to revised data from the Cabinet Office that showed stronger investment than [...]
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Job applications for nurses, caregivers in Japan due April 30

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Applicants for nursing and care-giving jobs in Japan may submit their requirements until April 30, 2019, according to the Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE). The [...]
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Japan eyes improved use of official development assistance: paper

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Mainichi | 6:00 AM

Japan will join with private companies and nongovernmental organisations to make more efficient and effective use of official development assistance, one of Tokyo’s key [...]
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Factbox: Ghosn’s bail conditions: Surveillance cameras, no internet access

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The following conditions were imposed on ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn as part of the $9 million bail that freed him from jail, according to a member of his legal team. If he [...]
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