Archive for August 3rd, 2019

US-China investment flows fall to five-year low amid escalating trade war

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

Investment flows between the US and China fell to the lowest level in five years amid escalating tensions between the two countries, according to a study led by research firm [...]
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The touching hospital reunion between an elderly Chinese woman and her husband

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

Photos of a critically ill elderly couple holding hands, possibly for the last time, in a hospital ward in southern China have touched the hearts of thousands of people on [...]
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Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes sources

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

Taiwan’s Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product [...]
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Pompeo criticises China after meeting top diplomat in Bangkok

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticised China’s actions in Asia after meeting his Chinese counterpart for the first time this year amid political [...]
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China signals possible military intervention to stop the HK protests

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

Chinese political and military leaders this week have made a series of statements and possible moves that could foreshadow a future bloody outcome: Beijing’s forces [...]
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US and Britain join other nations in criticising China’s jailing of ‘cyber dissident’ Huang Qi

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

The United States and Britain have joined a growing chorus of international governments expressing concern about China’s sentencing of an online activist to 12 years in [...]
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UK’s new foreign secretary calls on China to respect ‘peaceful protest’ in HK

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

The new administration of Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson has made its first comment concerning Hong Kong, calling on China to respect peaceful protests in the [...]
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The Latest: China’s foreign minister criticises US tariffs

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs beginning September 1 on the $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn’t already hit with taxes (all [...]
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China’s central bank has one less worry after the Fed’s rate cut, analysts say

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

The US Federal Reserve’s interest rate cut takes some pressure off China’s central bank, amid the multitude of challenges it already faces to keep the economy [...]
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China is reticent about new nuclear missile treaty as INF ends: Germany

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

A new international treaty, replacing the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) which ends on Friday, should include China, Germany’s Foreign minister Heiko [...]
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Tencent, Nintendo to localise Switch games for China

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

Tencent and Nintendo said on Friday they were working together to localise the Japanese gaming firm’s well-known Switch games for the Chinese market and set up a server [...]
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Donald Trump’s latest tariffs won’t resolve trade war, says Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

China’s Foreign minister Wang Yi said adding further tariffs was not the way to solve trade frictions between Beijing and Washington, following US President Donald [...]
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Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese imports would bring factory jobs back to the US, but that’s not happening

Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese imports would bring factory jobs back to the US, but that’s not happening

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

When US President Donald Trump’s administration imposed tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods last year, the move was sold to the American public as a magic bullet [...]
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Trump says he will go ahead with new China tariffs that would hit iPhones and toys

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

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will add a new tariff on $300 billion of Chinese-made products on September 1, which would effectively put a tax on all Chinese [...]
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The Latest: China says Japan, S. Korea should show goodwill

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The Latest on Japan downgrading South Korea’s trade status (all times local): 7:50 p.m. South Korea’s foreign minister says the United States has “many [...]
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