Archive for May 15th, 2019

Trump to meet Xi after defiant China slaps US with new tariffs

Trump to meet Xi after defiant China slaps US with new tariffs

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

US President Donald Trump said on Monday he would meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping next month, as the trade war between the world’s two largest economies [...]
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Here’s why Apple is so vulnerable to a trade war with China

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

American farmers are running out of patience with President Donald Trump’s trade war with China. Farmers have long stood behind Trump’s mission to get a better [...]
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Edgy, dark and tolerated: ‘China noir’ seeks Cannes breakthrough

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

Tales from the shadowy edges of modern Chinese society aim to turn heads at the Cannes film festival, showing the growing scope and sophistication of the world’s [...]
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Gordon Chang: How China’s challenge will be met by America is a critical question and we must answer soon

15-May-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Critics charge a senior State Department official with making racist comments at a think tank event in late April, triggering a firestorm in usually staid China policy [...]
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Trump Finally Switches Up His Lie That China Pays Tariffs To The US Treasury

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

President Donald Trump has finally dropped his ruse that China pays tariffs to the US Instead, he emphasized another trade lie on Monday. Trump has repeatedly insisted that [...]
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Girl’s death after rabies shot hits raw nerve in China after vaccine scandals

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

A three-year-old girl has died in eastern China one day after receiving an anti-rabies vaccination striking a raw nerve in a country still reeling from a series of vaccine [...]
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China’s ‘self-destructive nuclear option’ in trade war: Selling US Treasury bonds

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

Questions persist that China might stop buying US debt as the two sides engage in a trade war. The issue arose Monday following a tweet from the editor of a Chinese state-run [...]
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US farmers who sell to China feel pain of Beijing’s tariffs

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

China’s announcement Monday of higher tariffs on $60 billion of American exports retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese goods hit [...]
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Is US-China trade war starting to erode US dollar dominance?

Is US-China trade war starting to erode US dollar dominance?

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

The contemplation by Asian finance leaders to add the Chinese and Japanese currencies to a regional foreign reserves buffer fund is the latest sign that the trade war is [...]
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Global index compiler MSCI begins process to lift Chinese stocks’ weighting in benchmark gauges

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

Global index compiler MSCI has taken the first step to increase the representation of Chinese shares in its benchmark gauges as part of a plan to quadruple the stocks’ [...]
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China’s Kunlun Tech agrees to US demand to sell Grindr gay dating app

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

Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd said on Monday it had agreed to a request by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to sell [...]
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The killer, the kebab shop and the Chinese police officer who sniffed out a fugitive wanted for murder

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

A fugitive killer-turned-kebab-shop-owner confessed to a 19-year-old robbery and murder in eastern China last week after arousing suspicions in an officer dining at the [...]
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Tencent Music quarterly revenue rises 39pct

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

China’s Tencent Music Entertainment Group reported a 39 percent increase in quarterly revenue on Monday, as more users paid for its music streaming services. The [...]
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Chinese hospital officials sacked over poor infection control after five baby deaths are linked to Echovirus

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

A hospital chief and a senior official of a health authority in Guangdong province have been sacked over the deaths of five newborn babies. Guangdong Health Commission said [...]
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Beijing’s new airport completes 1st passenger plane test flight

15-May-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flight of passenger planes as four aircraft landed safely on the runway Monday morning. China Southern Airlines, [...]
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