Archive for June, 2019

Huawei ban prompts Apple to slightly increase iPhone production

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BGR News | 6:02 AM

According to a new research report from Cowen, Apple recently told its manufacturing partners to moderately increase iPhone production on account of the recent Huawei ban [...] » More

US Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The US Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, [...] » More

Law forces closure of Fuji Xerox recycle hub

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Japanese photocopier maker Fuji Xerox Co is closing a recycling plant in Thailand because of the country’s import ban on electronic waste, amid globally tightening [...] » More

US-China dispute: It’s not just about trade, and it won’t be easy to resolve

US-China dispute: It’s not just about trade, and it won’t be easy to resolve

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

Presidents Trump and Xi, after a long period of uncertainty, agreed to meet later this week at the G-20 Summit in Japan. But before financial markets and those hoping for a [...] » More

Mules, tools and old bricks: Rebuilding China’s Great Wall

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Nature, time, neglect and millions of footsteps have taken their toll on the Great Wall of China leaving much of it crumbling, but repairing it can be painstakingand [...] » More

China wants a ‘balanced’ trade deal at summit, but the US isn’t interested

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* China is hoping that this week’s G-20 negotiations will result in a balanced trade deal, but the US says that won’t happen, according to CNBC’s Kayla [...] » More

China’s ambition dealt blow ahead of G20 as Tanzania and Kenya projects grind to halt

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:02 AM

The hopes of China’s president Xi Jinping to play a more assertive role on the world stage were under pressure on Thursday as he headed to the G20 summit amid a trade [...] » More

China and Japan seek to take relationship to ‘next level’ as Xi Jinping state visit confirmed for spring

China and Japan seek to take relationship to ‘next level’ as Xi Jinping state visit confirmed for spring

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China and Japan moved to take their relationship “to the next level” on Thursday as the leaders of the two countries met before the G20 summit in Osaka and [...] » More

Thailand progresses defence industrial investment plans

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Janes | 6:02 AM

The Thai government has outlined a plan to establish ‘special economic zones’ focused on supporting defence industrial development. The move is geared towards [...] » More

As Chinese mountains get hotter, hunt for ‘cure-all’ fungus gets harder

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

For Ma Junxiao, an ethnic Hui Muslim farmer from remote western China, the daily climb up sheer mountain slopes to look for a tiny fungus is vital to his family’s [...] » More

Stock market briefs

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Everest Securities (EVS) on June 26 began trading 60 million shares on the Hanoi Stock Exchange with a reference price of VND10,700 per share. The stock closed its first [...] » More

Media share probes ‘fair’

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Academics have leapt to the defence of the Constitutional Court in the wake of the court’s decision to allow 32 government MPs who are accused of breaching the [...] » More

China’s economy has been acting especially strange heading into Trump and Xi’s G20 showdown

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:02 AM

On the eve of the most important meeting since the initiation of trade hostilities between the US and China, the Chinese economy is staring down another wave of pressure. US [...] » More

The Latest: Activists urge G-20 to press China on rights

The Latest: Activists urge G-20 to press China on rights

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe has cautioned Chinese President Xi Jinping [...] » More

Sell-off hits VN Index

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

An afternoon sell-off sent the VN Index of the Hochiminh Stock Exchange tumbling by more than 16 points today, June 27, at 943.11. On the HCM City bourse, losers outnumbered [...] » More