Archive for July, 2019

China’s ‘cyber-dissident’ pioneer Huang Qi jailed for 12 years

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

China’s pioneering “cyber-dissident” Huang Qi, whose website documented human rights issues in the country, has been sentenced to 12 years’ jail for [...]
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Beijing says it backs HK’s leader despite public demands for her resignation

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

* Demonstrators in Hong Kong are continuing their protests for full democracy and autonomy in the city, clashing with authorities over the weekend. * China’s Hong Kong [...]
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Chinese military starts Taiwan Strait drills amid rising tension with US over island

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

* PLA exercise off self-ruled island began on Sunday with second set of drills to be held further to the south * Analysts suggest first simultaneous operations in region [...]
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China accuses HK protesters of committing ‘evil and criminal acts’

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The Chinese government has accused pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong of committing “evil and criminal acts” that have seriously damaged the semi-autonomous [...]
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US companies are increasingly interested in China’s big import event despite trade war

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

* More US companies than last year plan to participate in this November’s China International Import Expo, says Ren Hongbin, assistant minister of commerce and deputy [...]
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Former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin joins Communist Party chiefs at funeral of Tiananmen premier Li Peng

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

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng was cremated on Monday after a grand funeral held in Beijing that was attended by top Communist leaders, including former president Jiang [...]
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China blames HK violence on Western forces, defends police

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | NBC | 6:02 AM

China blamed Western forces and defended police conduct in remarks Monday about Hong Kong after the city endured another weekend of violent clashes between protesters and [...]
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US-China trade talks kick off in Shanghai with little fanfare

US-China trade talks kick off in Shanghai with little fanfare

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

The latest round of US-China trade talks began in Shanghai on Tuesday morning in extremely low-key fashion, with both sides seeking to play down expectations of a quick end [...]
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Cambodia says to increase arms purchases from China

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

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen said on Monday that an additional $40 million would be spent on weapons from China to modernise the Southeast Asian country’s military [...]
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Ramaphosa is ‘last hope’ for South Africa, Chinese diplomat says

Ramaphosa is ‘last hope’ for South Africa, Chinese diplomat says

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

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is the “last hope” for Africa’s most advanced economy, but his government must turn incentive policies into laws to [...]
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US-China trade talks resume in Shanghai with tempered expectations

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

* The two-day meeting is set to take place in Shanghai on Tuesday. * “I don’t think personally China would sign a deal if I had a 2 percent chance of losing the [...]
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Can fresh US-China talks end the trade war?

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | BBC | 6:02 AM

Top trade negotiators from the US and China are meeting for the first time in almost three months on Tuesday to try and do a deal, but expectations are low. Still, while [...]
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China backs Lam, condemns ‘radical elements’ for HK violence

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

In rare public comments, Chinese spokesman says Hong Kong’s top priority is to ‘punish violent and unlawful acts’. China has said the anti-government [...]
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HK protests ramp up as China arrests dozens and slams Western support of ‘violent crimes’

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CBS | 6:02 AM

China’s central government condemned ongoing protests in Hong Kong on Monday, following another weekend of unrest. Protesters clashed with riot police on Saturday and [...]
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Beijing says it backs HK’s leader despite public demands for her resignation

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

* Demonstrators in Hong Kong are continuing their protests for full democracy and autonomy in the city, clashing with authorities over the weekend. * China’s Hong Kong [...]
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