Archive for May 14th, 2019

Relations between Canada and China at ‘worst since Tiananmen Square’: expert

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Global News | 6:00 AM

Canada-China relations are at their most strained since diplomatic relations began in 1970, China expert Paul Evans tells Mercedes Stephenson, and the United States has [...]
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Elderly Chinese pilgrims killed as overloaded truck tumbles off mountain road

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

Twelve elderly people were killed and 11 injured after their truck overturned on a mountain road in eastern China on Sunday. The vehicle was overloaded with pilgrims in [...]
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China is the sleeping giant in the federal election campaign and it’s not going away

14-May-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The federal election campaign is reaching the back end, but China has finally found itself on the front page. It took Paul Keating and his warnings of Australia’s [...]
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US ‘right where we want to be’, says Donald Trump as trade deal remains elusive

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

United States President Donald Trump has said the US is “where we want to be” in its trade talks with China, adding that Beijing “broke the deal” then [...]
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Larry Kudlow Admits US Will Pay Tariffs On Chinese Goods, Contradicting Trump

14-May-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow undercut President Donald Trump’s claim that China will pay for tariffs imposed by the administration on goods entering [...]
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Sands China to follow up The Parisian and The Venetian with The Londoner as part of $2.2 billion Macau expansion plan

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

Sands China last week unveiled plans to upgrade the 1,200-room Holiday Inn at Sands Cotai Central in Macau, rebranding it as The Londoner, a destination resort in line with [...]
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Students at China’s leading universities offered more than to $14,000 to sell eggs illegally

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

Women studying at some of China’s top universities are selling their eggs for up to 100,000 yuan (US$14,600) each, according to a newspaper investigation. Despite [...]
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Trump’s China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election

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

When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but [...]
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Trump defends tariffs after advisor says ‘both sides’ suffer

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

US President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his tariff policy, insisting again that China will pay billions in duties to the US, after Trump’s economic advisor raised [...]
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China’s transgender people being deprived of vital medical care, Amnesty International says

China’s transgender people being deprived of vital medical care, Amnesty International says

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

Transgender people in China are going to extreme lengths to access medical care and gender-affirmation surgery in the face of widespread discrimination and social stigma, [...]
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Deadly in pigs but harmless to humans, why is African swine fever such a threat to China’s economy?

Deadly in pigs but harmless to humans, why is African swine fever such a threat to China’s economy?

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

Hong Kong has now joined mainland China in responding to the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), a deadly disease that threatens the pig population but is not harmful to [...]
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JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering

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

* As the relationships between countries shift over the next few decades, expect trade to remain a hot button issue, according to one analyst. * “As we start to move [...]
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Chinese father decides to drop in on daughter’s school … via helicopter

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

A Chinese man who sent a helicopter to his daughter’s school in Beijing has defended himself against accusations he was flaunting his wealth by saying it was purely for [...]
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US bargaining power won’t improve if China trade war intensifies: Global Times editorial

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

China’s nationalist Global Times tabloid said in an editorial on Sunday that the United States would not have more bargaining chips at the negotiation table with China [...]
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Malaysia bids to send trained workers to Japan under new visa scheme

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is planning to send skilled workers to Japan under the new visa programme the latter launched on April 1. In the scheme, Malaysia will be the 10th nation approved to [...]
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