Archive for July, 2019

Beijing tells HK return to normality ‘the most pressing priority’ in response to unrest and protests that followed extradition bill controversy

Beijing tells HK return to normality ‘the most pressing priority’ in response to unrest and protests that followed extradition bill controversy

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

Beijing made it clear to Hong Kong on Monday that a return to law and order should be “the most pressing priority”, and praised the city’s beleaguered [...]
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As US-China Trade Talks Resume, A Deal Remains Uncertain

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | NPR.Org | 6:02 AM

US trade negotiators open a new round of talks in China this week. But there appears to be little pressure for a settlement, even as the year-old conflict begins to weigh on [...]
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US firms see little clarity on Huawei as US-China talks resume

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

A month after President Donald Trump said he would allow US companies to resume selling to blacklisted Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, his administration has done [...]
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HK protests condemned by China as ‘horrendous’ as state media calls on ‘forceful’ action to end unrest

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

Another weekend of violent clashes between protestors and police in Hong Kong spurred officials in China on Monday to blame Western forces for the strifewhile also calling [...]
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Huawei’s China smartphone shipments surge as competitors like Apple tumble

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

* Huawei’s smartphone shipments in China soared 31 percent in the second quarter, according to research published Tuesday by Canalys. * Apple’s shipments declined [...]
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Only Chinese intervention can save HK

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:02 AM

There is no question that President Xi Jinping and his government would have been outraged by protesters storming the Hong Kong legislature on July 1. The 22nd anniversary of [...]
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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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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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China’s pork prices to hit record level in 2019 due to African swine fever, even as imports surge, report says

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

China’s pork prices will reach a record level by the fourth quarter of 2019 due to the impact of African swine fever on domestic production, even as imports continue to [...]
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Qualcomm, Tencent agree to collaborate on gaming devices, 5G

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

Qualcomm Inc and Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Monday they will cooperate on projects that could include making the Chinese company’s videogames play better on devices [...]
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Beijing says stop; HK says no

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

China spokesman says on Monday ‘Hong Kong is China’s Hong Kong’ and that future unrest won’t be tolerated but there is no resolution to the escalating [...]
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China’s Tencent to work with Qualcomm on gaming and 5G amid tech tensions with US

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

Tencent Holdings, China’s biggest social media and games company, will collaborate with US chip giant Qualcomm to bring 5G and other new technologies to gaming devices [...]
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Chinese renewable energy investment abroad soars but coal still dominant

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

* Greenpeace study of growth in energy projects in Belt and Road Initiative countries shows solar investments rocketing * But coal capacity continues to rise after earlier [...]
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How the West Got China’s Social Credit System Wrong

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

It occupies a spot next to ‘Black Mirror’ and Big Brother in popular imagination, but China’s social credit project is far more complicated than a single, [...]
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University of Queensland braces for protest over China’s Confucius Institute and free-speech concerns

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

The University of Queensland, which was the site of clashes between Hong Kong and pro-China demonstrators last week, is bracing for a protest set for Wednesday by students [...]
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