Archive for May 7th, 2019

Trump ratchets up pressure on China, threatens tariff hikes

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China said on Monday that a delegation is still preparing to go to the United States for trade talks, after US President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on [...]
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China says trade delegation is preparing to go to the US

China says trade delegation is preparing to go to the US

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s foreign ministry said on Monday a Chinese delegation is preparing to go to United States for trade talks, after US President Donald Trump said he would raise [...]
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China’s Xi Jinping causes alarm with mass student trips to the country

07-May-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

An unremarkable Communist Party directive has sparked painful memories of past trauma for millions of people across China, with many drawing parallels with one of the most [...]
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Five Chinese university students killed in dormitory fire sparked by electric scooters

07-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Five university students were killed and 38 others injured by a fire at an apartment block in southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on Sunday. Firefighters [...]
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Huawei says 5G network security is a technical issue and not a country one, responding to Prague proposals

07-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Huawei Technologies said it is committed to the importance of cybersecurity as it pertains to technical network standards after security officials from more than 30 western [...]
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Can China really take the high road with its big, bold infrastructure plan?

07-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

When Chinese President Xi Jinping made a commitment last weekend to ensure his pet “Belt and Road Initiative” operated in line with international norms and [...]
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China is considering canceling this week’s trade talks after Trump’s tariffs threat, sources say

07-May-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China may back out of trade talks scheduled for this week with US officials after President Donald Trump threatened Beijing with increased tariffs. Trump said in a Sunday [...]
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Donald Trump’s ‘Thanos-like’ tariff threat to China adds to ‘risk of global recession’, analysts say

Donald Trump’s ‘Thanos-like’ tariff threat to China adds to ‘risk of global recession’, analysts say

07-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump’s vow to increase tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods from 10 per cent to 25 per cent “will definitely heighten the global [...]
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Foxconn’s Gou says wants to be peacemaker between US, China and Taiwan

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The chair of Apple supplier Foxconn said on Monday he told US President Donald Trump that he wanted to be the peacemaker between the United States, China and self-ruled [...]
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Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China on Sunday to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike US tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this [...]
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In abrupt turn, Trump vows higher US tariffs on China goods

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump on Sunday dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a long-sought trade deal by announcing he will markedly increase US tariffs on certain [...]
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Trump ups pressure on China ahead of last ditch trade talks

07-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump announced Sunday that the United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goodsa blunt warning to Beijing just days before what is being [...]
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Xtep expands its sports brands portfolio with $260 million takeover of K-Swiss, Palladium, Supra, PLDM and KR3W

07-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Xtep International Holdings, one of the three Fujian shoemakers listed on the Hong Kong exchange, is taking another step to assemble a high-end portfolio of global brands to [...]
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Trump abruptly renews China tariffs threat ahead of upcoming trade deal

07-May-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump has announced an increase in US tariffs on Chinese goods, saying trade negotiations with the country are going “too slowly.” The president appeared [...]
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Exclusive: US must cultivate Central America or lose out to China -Panama president-elect

Exclusive: US must cultivate Central America or lose out to China -Panama president-elect

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Panama’s president-elect, Laurentino “Nito” Cortizo, said the United States should pay more attention to Central America or risk losing ground to China, [...]
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