Archive for July 20th, 2019

Singer Psy to refund concert tickets amid prostitution allegations

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore | 6:02 AM

South Korean pop star Psy, famous for his monster hit song “Gangnam Style”, requested on Thursday (18 July) that all tickets bought to his Psy Water Show be [...]
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From beer to pens, Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies

From beer to pens, Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves. It was [...]
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China and Vietnam face off in South China Sea over resource rich Vanguard Reef

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

US think tanks, CSIS, says possibility of conflict has increased in recent weeks Tensions are rising in the South China Sea, with a potential flashpoint developing between [...]
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UK’s new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently: committee

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China’s Huawei in Britain’s 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging [...]
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Chinese clinic under investigation after woman dies following breast augmentation surgery

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Chinese businesswoman died after breast augmentation surgery at a clinic in northeastern Liaoning province, according to local media reports. The 32-year-old from Dalian, [...]
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Australia ‘deeply disappointed’ by detention of citizen in China

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Canberra on Friday said it was “deeply disappointed” with the criminal detention of an Australian-Chinese writer in China, demanding Beijing release him if he is [...]
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More than 50 companies reportedly pull production out of China due to trade war

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* In wake of the intensifying trade battle between the US and China, more and more companies announced plans to shift manufacturing from China. * American personal computer [...]
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No reply from Beijing to US call for South China Sea crisis talks

No reply from Beijing to US call for South China Sea crisis talks

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A senior US military commander has slammed Beijing for flexing its muscles over the South China Sea, and for not responding to Washington’s call to set up a crisis [...]
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China’s debt tops 300pct of GDP, now 15pct of global total IIF

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Finance | 6:02 AM

A key gauge of China’s debt has topped 300 percent of gross domestic product, according to the Institute of International Finance (IIF), as Beijing steps up support for [...]
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Chile lowers 2019 copper price projection as Chinese demand falls

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Chile, the world’s largest producer of copper, reduced on Thursday its price projection for the precious metal for 2019 from $3.05 to $2.89 per pound due to a drop in [...]
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BMW, Tencent to open computing centre in China for self-driving cars

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

German automaker BMW and Chinese online gaming giant Tencent Holdings are teaming up to launch a computing centre in China that will help develop self-driving cars in the [...]
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Creditors put fugitive Guo Wengui’s dragon head-shaped Pangu Plaza on the auction block at a steep discount to recoup debt

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

An iconic office and hotel building in Beijing formerly controlled by the Chinese fugitive Guo Wengui will go on the auction block on August 19, as his creditors sell his [...]
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Two-thirds of Canadians reject closer ties to China and want Huawei banned from 5G networks, poll says

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Canadians’ attitudes towards China and Huawei have worsened substantially in recent months, with more than two-thirds now rejecting closer ties with Beijing, and a [...]
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Google ‘terminates’ Dragonfly after Trump suggests investigation into treason, China ties

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Alphabet Inc. assures public Chinese censorship engine project has been abandoned Google confirmed this week that the “Dragonfly” censored search engine project [...]
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Nearly 60 per cent of Huawei’s 50 5G contracts are from Europe

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Huawei, the world’s largest telecommunications equipment vendor, said more than half of the contracts it has signed so far to supply next-generation 5G gear are with [...]
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