Archive for June 10th, 2019

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president

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

Brazilian vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a [...]
» More

Can friendship between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin really be pillar of China-Russia relations?

Can friendship between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin really be pillar of China-Russia relations?

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

As Russia and China strengthened their cooperation in a number of areas this week, the ties between China’s President Xi Jinping and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin [...]
» More

Did Mat Sabu blunder in admitting Malaysian Navy weaker than China’s? Experts say minister was factual

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

There is nothing wrong with Defence minister Mohamad Sabu saying at a recent international defence summit the Malaysian Navy is inferior to that of China’s, analysts [...]
» More

The US trade war can’t derail China’s development SCMP

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

The South China Morning Post has written that China’s tech progress has already reached a turning point and that the trade war won’t change any of this, arguing [...]
» More

China has tools to handle trade war: central bank chief

China has tools to handle trade war: central bank chief

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

China’s central bank chief said Friday the country has plenty of policy tools left to handle the trade war with the United States. There is “tremendous” [...]
» More

China warships leave Sydney after surprise visit ‘raises hackles’

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

Three Chinese warships sailed out of Sydney on Friday after an unannounced visit that came amid a tussle for influence between Australia and China in the Pacific. The [...]
» More

Beyond the trade war fire and fury, Chinese and US officials look for chance to reopen talks

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

Even as China and the US ratchet up the rhetoric against one other, their senior officials are quietly looking for opportunities to restart talks and end the months-long [...]
» More

Donald Trump’s tariffs could nip South Carolina florist’s business  and his daughter’s Guangdong trip  in the bud

Donald Trump’s tariffs could nip South Carolina florist’s business and his daughter’s Guangdong trip in the bud

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

Mike Green, who sells artificial flowers made of fabric and plastic, is one of countless small American business owners caught up in a trade war that threatens not only their [...]
» More

Guangdong’s move to ease limits, boost China’s car sales met with scepticism by analysts and residents

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

Plans by China’s most prosperous province of Guangdong to ease restrictions on car sales in a bid to boost domestic consumption have been met with scepticism by [...]
» More

China wants to pressure the US economy, but the finance sector is probably safe from Beijing

China wants to pressure the US economy, but the finance sector is probably safe from Beijing

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

Technology, rare earth minerals and the education sector have been dragged into the scuffle between China and the US, but as Beijing considers more countermeasures, experts [...]
» More

China Has Lots of Policy Room If Trade War Worsens, PBOC Chief Says

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

China’s central bank governor said there’s “tremendous” room to adjust monetary policy if the trade war deepens, joining counterparts in Europe and [...]
» More

Explainer: Why is Japan’s Abe going to Iran? What can he accomplish?

Explainer: Why is Japan’s Abe going to Iran? What can he accomplish?

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is due to visit Iran next week in an apparent mediation mission to ease tension between Iran and the United States. Following are some of [...]
» More

UBS targets a $19 trillion opportunity in Japan

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

UBS needs to get more money in the door from wealthy individuals. The Swiss bank is turning to Japan to make that happen. The company announced Friday that it’s [...]
» More

Bank of Japan’s aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG

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

Economic initiatives undertaken by the Japanese government and aggressive easing policies from the country’s central bank have injected new growth momentum into the [...]
» More

Japan says reducing carbon emissions is an ‘urgent issue’

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

A new report restates the government’s goal to increase the proportion of energy it derives from renewable sources. Japan’s government issued a new report on [...]
» More