Archive for May 8th, 2019

China says to play constructive role in Arctic

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

China will work with all parties to play a constructive role in the Arctic, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as the United States warned about Beijing’s [...]
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Revealed: new evidence of China’s mission to raze the mosques of Xinjiang

08-May-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Guardian and Bellingcat investigation finds more than two dozen Islamic religious sites partly or completely demolished since 2016 Around this time of the year, the edge of [...]
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‘Do not even think about it’: Beijing refuses to give in to Trump’s latest threat on trade tariffs

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

Beijing will not make concessions in trade talks in response to Donald Trump’s latest tariff threats, Chinese state media said in a commentary published a day after the [...]
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Experts say China isn’t too worried about Trump’s tariff threats

08-May-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

The Chinese were not surprised by President Donald Trump’s threats to impose more tariffs on their goods, several experts said Monday they just assumed it was Trump [...]
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Eco groups sue Chinese forestry department for failing to save smuggled pangolins

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

In the first lawsuit of its kind, a Chinese forestry authority has been sued for failing to save a group of smuggled pangolins. The forestry department in Guangxi and its [...]
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US warns Beijing’s Arctic activity risks creating ‘new South China Sea’

US warns Beijing’s Arctic activity risks creating ‘new South China Sea’

08-May-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The US plans to beef up its Arctic presence to keep Russia’s and China’s “aggressive behaviour” in check in the resource-rich region, the secretary of [...]
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China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks

08-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China confirmed Tuesday its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite fears he might cancel after President Donald Trump threatened to escalate a tariff war [...]
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Exclusive: Sequoia China to cut up to 20pct of investment staff as tech growth slows sources

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

Sequoia Capital China, widely viewed as a bellwether for Chinese tech investment, is set to lay off as much as 20 percent of its investment staff as a slowdown in the [...]
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Exclusive: AnalystsImages show construction on China’s thirdand largestaircraft carrier

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

Construction of China’s first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analysed by a US think tank. The images from [...]
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New Zealand says it will find a ‘win-win’ situation in China’s Belt and Road strategy

08-May-2019 Intellasia | ABC-Reuters | 6:00 AM

New Zealand is willing to work with China on its Belt and Road initiative (BRI) and can offer its expertise in areas such as regulation and the environment, its Trade [...]
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Chinese reversal prompts Trump to impose new tariff hike as markets fall

Chinese reversal prompts Trump to impose new tariff hike as markets fall

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

China backtracked on substantial commitments it had made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese [...]
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Donald Trump is a business ‘killer’ who ‘never plays by the rules’, say Chinese exporters after tariff threat

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

US President Donald Trump is a business “killer” who “never plays by the rules”, according to China’s manufacturers who have been left reeling [...]
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US says China reneged on trade commitments, talks continue

US says China reneged on trade commitments, talks continue

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

China had backtracked on commitments in trade talks, prompting US President Donald Trump to threaten additional tariffs over the weekend, but Washington would be willing to [...]
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China’s Meituan Dianping pushes its short delivery service to more customers in search for profit

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

Meituan Dianping is offering its short-distance delivery service to more consumers and industries under a new brand “Meituan Delivery” as the loss-making [...]
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Trump plays hardball with China ahead of key talks

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

US President Donald Trump on Monday effectively ended a six-month trade truce with China, with top US officials accusing Beijing of backtracking ahead of a key round of [...]
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