Archive for May 9th, 2019

Taiwan imposes stiff penalties on spread of ‘fake news’

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Legislature passed an amendment to the Disaster Prevention and Protection Act Tuesday that imposes stiff penalties on those who spread fake disaster [...]
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NIA launches search for HK activist illegally in Taiwan

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Following the playing of a voice recording allegedly by Hong Kong activist Lee Sin Yi on Taiwan Statebuilding Party’s YouTube live streaming Tuesday night, Taiwan [...]
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Taiwan’s National Security Is at Risk

09-May-2019 Intellasia | National Interest | 6:00 AM

How can Taipei and Washington defend Taiwan if they only practice tabletop exercises? Taiwan’s military must feel pressured on two fronts these days. Chinese [...]
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Calls grow to drop case against US Marine and activists in N Korean embassy intrusion

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

They entered the North Korean embassy in Madrid, Spain last February, and grabbed computers, thumb drives and a cell phone that they then handed over to the FBI, [...]
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Trump, Korea’s Moon discuss N Korean denuclearisation: White House

Trump, Korea’s Moon discuss N Korean denuclearisation: White House

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

US President Donald Trump spoke with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday to discuss North Korea’s denuclearisation, according to the White House. [...]
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World alcohol consumption on the rise as China’s thirst grows

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

Chinese will surpass the US for per capita intake by 2030, research shows, but Moldova claims top spot for now The world is consuming significantly more alcohol than 30 years [...]
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China can keep calm and carry on despite Donald Trump tariff threat, says state media

China can keep calm and carry on despite Donald Trump tariff threat, says state media

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

China is confident in its ability to cope with the threat of higher tariffs from the United States and other challenges in the US-China trade talks, Chinese state media said [...]
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China’s exports suffer surprise fall in April amid heightened trade war tensions with United States

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

China’s exports surprisingly shrank in April after a short-lived recovery as fears of an escalating trade war with the United States clouds the economic outlook for the [...]
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China’s April exports fall amid US tariff war; imports rise

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

China’s exports fell unexpectedly in April, adding to pressure on Beijing ahead of negotiations on ending a tariff war with Washington over Chinese technology [...]
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World’s most valuable distiller is under regulatory spotlight in China after a backlash against Moutai’s plan to streamline liquor sales wiped out $21 billion

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

Kweichow Moutai, the world’s most valuable distiller and China’s first trillion-yuan company, has found itself under the regulatory spotlight after a plan by its [...]
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Ex-Obama advisor Larry Summers says any US-China deal will not be the ‘right one’

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

* Former Obama advisor Larry Summers isn’t hopeful about a trade deal between the US and China. * “I don’t think the deal is likely to be the right [...]
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Oracle is laying off more than 900 people in China, reports say

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

* Oracle is planning to lay off more than 900 people in China, primarily from its local research and development operations of 1,600 employees, Chinese news outlets report. * [...]
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US farmers, industry urge Trump to resolve China trade dispute quickly

US farmers, industry urge Trump to resolve China trade dispute quickly

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

US soy farmers and industry on Tuesday urged President Donald Trump to pull back from his tariff threat and quickly bring an end to the trade dispute with China. That message [...]
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Huawei Canada executive leaves post, second departure from firm in four months

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

A Huawei Canada executive said on Tuesday he had left his post after less than a year at the company, the second recent high-profile departure from the Chinese [...]
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New satellite images may reveal China’s next aircraft carrier

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

New satellite images published by a US think tank may provide the world’s first look at China’s next aircraft carrier, as construction progresses on a mysterious [...]
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