Archive for June 11th, 2019

Doctor shocked find hundreds of tapioca pearls in 14-year-old girl’s stomach

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TheAsianparent | 6:00 AM

Too much of a good thing can become bad. But one doctor wasn’t prepared for what she discovered when a girl came in complaining of constipation. On May 28th, [...]
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China may restrict tech access in spiralling trade war with US

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

* China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the US restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiralling [...]
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New global alliances threaten America’s standing

New global alliances threaten America’s standing

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

There’s a new clique of countries working together, and President Trump’s behavior almost guarantees that we’re not being invited to join them. His tariff [...]
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The Chinese hotel mogul behind three Nasdaq listings thinks now is the time to head abroad for deals while rivals stay at home

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

Ji Qi, the hotel mogul who took three Chinese start-ups including the country’s largest online travel agency Ctrip.com to list on the Nasdaq, said now is the time to [...]
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What China’s warning to students studying in the US means for real estate

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Realdeal | 6:00 AM

China’s recent warning to students about studying in the US poses a potential threat to housing markets surrounding universities and colleges. The Chinese government [...]
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Chinese manufacturers must bite the tariffs bullet or think of long-term options to survive, says Seattle glove maker in Shanghai

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

Chinese manufacturers who are subject to higher US import duties must either pass the added costs to their customers, or seek long-term solutions to work around the impact of [...]
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China warns tech giants after US Huawei ban: report

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

The Chinese government convened top tech companies this week and warned them of consequences if they cut off technology sales to the country, US media reported on Saturday. [...]
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China’s exports beat forecast to rise as trade war heats up

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

China’s exports beat gloomy forecasts to rebound in May though imports sank more than expected, official data showed Monday, as concerns lingered about the impact of [...]
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Trump acting budget chief asks for delay on Huawei restrictions

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

The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the US Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese [...]
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US President Donald Trump ‘perfectly happy’ to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods if talks fail to progress, Steven Mnuchin says

US President Donald Trump ‘perfectly happy’ to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods if talks fail to progress, Steven Mnuchin says

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

US President Donald Trump has no qualms about introducing more tariffs on Chinese imports if no progress is made on the stalled negotiations when he meets Chinese President [...]
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Chinese paper says ‘foreign forces’ using HK havoc to hurt China

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

“Foreign forces” are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former British colony, an [...]
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Financier Xiao Jianhua has shed his holdings in more than 10 banks, Chinese regulator says, offering a rare peek of a state-ordered break-up

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

Tomorrow Group, the conglomerate founded by Chinese financier Xiao Jianhua, has transferred its holdings in more than 10 financial institutions to new shareholders, part of a [...]
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China’s rare earths exports fall in May; shipments usually volatile

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

Rare earth exports by China, the world’s dominant producer, fell 16 percent in May from a month earlier amid an increased focus on the raw materials due to the Sino-US [...]
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Commentary: China has more influence as a rising superpower but not in all areas

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Measuring Beijing’s influence shows mixed results for all the supposed diplomatic sway and billions spent on media, says the Lowy Institute’s Bonnie Bley. Whether [...]
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Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance

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

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease US restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with Chinabut [...]
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