Archive for June 10th, 2019

China Cities Rising As World’s Most Powerful. Shanghai Bests San Francisco.

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Chinese cities are climbing the ranks as the world’s most powerful, with Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai now topping household names like Los Angeles, Berlin and Tokyo, [...]
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Putin stands by China, criticises US, in trade, Huawei disputes

Putin stands by China, criticises US, in trade, Huawei disputes

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Aggressive US tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade warsand possibly real warsRussian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in [...]
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Chinese government blocks Guardian website

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The Guardian’s website has been blocked in China, amid a crackdown by the country’s authorities on international news websites to coincide with the 30th [...]
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BlackRock says a US-China trade deal is likely this year but markets won’t be cheering

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

There’s still a chance that the US and China could reach a trade deal by the end of this year, but that won’t be enough to cause investors to cheer, according to [...]
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Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the US trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on [...]
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PetroChina 10 million-tonne refining expansion project starts operation

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

PetroChina, China’s largest oil and gas producer, has started full operation of an oil refining expansion project that doubles its annual processing capacity to 10 [...]
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Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in [...]
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Chretien willing to visit China to talk trade and negotiate for the release of detainees spokesman

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Former PM Mulroney floated the idea that Chretien would be the best go-between Jean Chretien is willing to go to China to negotiate an end to Canada’s diplomatic [...]
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Xi Jinping warns that resistance to globalisation, power politics are threatening world order

Xi Jinping warns that resistance to globalisation, power politics are threatening world order

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday vowed that Beijing would play its role in defending multilateralism in trade, market opening and addressing global challenges such as [...]
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China’s Xi calls Donald Trump his friend

China’s Xi calls Donald Trump his friend

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called US President Donald Trump his friend and said he believed the United States was not interested in rupturing economic ties with [...]
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Chinese doctors warn gaokao candidates against dangers of black market stimulant drugs

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese doctors have warned students preparing for the national college entrance exams which began on Friday that taking black market stimulant “smart drugs” [...]
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‘Unprecedented level’ of China-Russia cooperation threatens US dominance

‘Unprecedented level’ of China-Russia cooperation threatens US dominance

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The Pentagon is making it clear that Russia is to blame after two warships nearly collided in the Pacific on Friday, but while the incident was another tense military [...]
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Economists: The Fed ‘isn’t enough’ to offset damage of tariff skirmishes with China and Mexico

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

A dovish Federal Reserve can use tools such as rate cuts to lessen the damage of America’s tariff skirmishes with China and Mexico, but it is either limited in its [...]
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Putin, Xi hit back at US dominance at Russia economic forum

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin hit back at US global economic dominance on Friday as they took the stage together at Russia’s showcase [...]
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‘Game over’: Big misses on jobs forecasts bring the costs of trade war into sharper focus

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

June wasn’t a great month for the labour market. Economists blame President Donald Trump’s trade war and warn that if he follows through with his protectionist [...]
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