Archive for May 16th, 2019

Who pays for US tariffs on Chinese goods? You do

16-May-2019 Intellasia | PolitiFact | 6:00 AM

As President Donald Trump has upped the ante in his tariff war with China, he’s consistently argued that consumers shouldn’t be worried. Trump has slapped China [...]
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China starts first round of intensified anti-pollution checks

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

China’s environment ministry has deployed nearly 1,000 inspectors to 25 cities and provinces across the country for its first round of “intensified anti-pollution [...]
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Google’s former China head Kai-Fu Lee retreats from US investing amid trade dispute

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

* The head of Sinovation’s US office left the firm late last year, according to people familiar with the matter. * Kai-Fu Lee’s firm has pulled back alongside [...]
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Trump calls trade war with China ‘a little squabble’

Trump calls trade war with China ‘a little squabble’

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

President Donald Trump on Tuesday labeled the escalating trade war with China “a little squabble” and again accused Beijing of scuttling an agreement when it was [...]
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Xilinx forecasts fiscal 2020 revenue above Wall Street expectations

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

Xilinx Inc, a chip supplier whose products are used in 5G networking gear, said at an investor conference on Tuesday that it expects between $3.45 billion and $3.6 billion in [...]
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China and Russia are waging a ‘shadow war’ against US and we’re not fighting back, author says

16-May-2019 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

President Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan next month amid an escalation of what author and [...]
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Tencent profit climbs as it emerges from gaming quagmire

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

Chinese internet giant Tencent said Wednesday net profit soared nearly 17 percent in the first quarter as the company appeared set to emerge from the battering it received [...]
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China voices strength, pushes nationalism around trade war

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

What do tilapia, Jane Austen and Chinese revolutionary poster art have in common? All have been used to rally public support around China’s position in its trade [...]
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Trump has reached a new level of incoherence in his China trade war with a thoughtless plea to the Fed

Trump has reached a new level of incoherence in his China trade war with a thoughtless plea to the Fed

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

For Donald Trump to urge the Federal Reserve to boost the US economy as part of the trade war with China is at least consistent. Property developers like cheap money because [...]
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Chinese murder suspect who spent a year on the run given away by his hat

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

A murder suspect from central China who evaded efforts to catch him by cycling across five provinces has been detained by police after a year-long hunt. The 49-year-old, [...]
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We asked the Democrats running for president how they would negotiate with China on trade. Here’s what they said

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

* President Donald Trump has said that the Chinese are “DREAMING” that he will be defeated by a Democrat in 2020. * “Donald Trump has shown he knows nothing [...]
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Admiral: US hasn’t stepped up sea patrols to confront China

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

A top US admiral said Wednesday the Navy has not stepped up maritime patrols to challenge China’s sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea but is maintaining [...]
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Ctrip CEO says trade war is putting Chinese tourists off US, with many opting for ‘more welcoming’ nations

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

Thailand’s Elite Residence Programme, which is designed to attract entrepreneurs and high-net worth individuals, saw a sharp uptick in interest from mainland Chinese [...]
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French builder Eiffage in talks to buy Toulouse-Blagnac airport, creating a bookend for Chinese owner’s tumultuous investment

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

Eiffage SA, the third-largest civil engineering builder in France and a contractor in the Channel Tunnel, said it has started exclusive talks to buy 49.99 per cent of the [...]
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Leveraging China’s ‘Green Soft Power’ For Responsible Belt and Road Initiative Investment

16-May-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

China has trumpeted its commitment to build a green BRI, most recently at the BRI Summit in Beijing, and as far back as 2015 when the central government stated “efforts [...]
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