Archive for August 2nd, 2019

N. Korea leader supervised test firing of new rocket launcher: state media

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test firing of a new multiple rocket launcher, state media said Thursday. Kim “guided a test-fire of newly-developed [...]
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N. Korean soldier crosses DMZ into South

N. Korean soldier crosses DMZ into South

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul’s military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across the heavily [...]
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Japan-Korea dispute may be good news for memory chip prices

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* An ongoing trade dispute between Japan and South Korea may potentially boost memory chip prices, which have remained low for about a year, according to Mark Newman from [...]
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China and US court Asean members to strengthen Indo-Pacific ties as trade war enters second year

China and US court Asean members to strengthen Indo-Pacific ties as trade war enters second year

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

China and the United States are on a mission to strengthen ties with allies and expand their influence in Southeast Asia this week as their trade war enters a second year. US [...]
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Senior China diplomat says important for US-China to meet face-to-face

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi, who meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday, said it was important for China and the United States to meet face-to-face and [...]
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A 100-year-old company will be the first US business to export rice to China

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

In the midst of the escalating trade war between the United States and China, one California rice company is bridging the divide. In July 2019, Sun Valley Rice won a contract [...]
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China stakes claim to Asean ‘neighbourhood’ as Pompeo jets in for Bangkok talks

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

China urged non-Asian nations to avoid sowing “distrust” and division over contested seas on Wednesday (July 31) in a swipe at the US shortly before its top [...]
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US set to push security strategy as Chinese manoeuvres rattle region

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Recent incidents involving Chinese ships in Southeast Asian waters are testing regional faith in Beijing’s sincerity about maritime peace, and aiding a renewed US push [...]
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China’s Politburo for the first time decides against relaxing property curbs to stimulate slowing economy

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

Chinese developers’ hopes that Beijing would ease property curbs to bolster a slowing economy were dashed as the country’s top decision-making body discussed ways [...]
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China, US trade talks resume in Shanghai in shadow of Donald Trump’s angry tweets aimed at Beijing

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

China and the United States resumed trade talks on Wednesday morning in Shanghai in the shadow of tweets from US President Donald Trump complaining that Beijing had not [...]
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Macau casino revenues fall 3.5pct y/y in July

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 3.5 percent in July from a year earlier, due to tempered demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the [...]
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Chinese woman driving Porsche faces online backlash over road rage video

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

A short video in which a woman driving a Porsche argued with a man driving a more modest car and slapped him before being slapped back harder has gone viral in China. The [...]
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Chinese billionaire indicted in US for alleged $1.8 billion aluminum tariff evasion

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Chinese billionaire has been indicted by a grand jury on charges he schemed with the aluminum company he founded to evade $1.8 billion of tariffs by smuggling huge amounts [...]
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US-China trade war brings HK’s economic expansion to near standstill

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

Hong Kong’s economic expansion has ground to a near standstill, with the city reporting a 0.6 per cent year-on-year increase in gross domestic product under the weight [...]
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China and US court Asean members to strengthen Indo-Pacific ties as trade war enters second year

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

China and the United States are on a mission to strengthen ties with allies and expand their influence in Southeast Asia this week as their trade war enters a second year. US [...]
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