Archive for August 3rd, 2019

US and China agreed trade talks were ‘constructive’ but little else

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

US and Chinese trade negotiators have wrapped up two days of talks in Shanghai. And while both sides agreed that the latest discussions were “constructive,” [...] » More

US to slap 10pct tariff on $300 bn more in Chinese goods: Trump

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

President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will hit China with punitive tariffs on another $300 billion in goods, escalating his trade war after accusing Beijing of [...] » More

Trump announces tariffs on nearly all Chinese goods starting in September

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

President Donald Trump just announced that the US will place tariffs on nearly all Chinese products headed toward America next month a decision that brings his trade war with [...] » More

Uighurs challenge China to prove missing relatives are free

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Diaspora sceptical over claim most inmates released from Xinjiang detainment centres China’s claim that most inmates have been released from mass detention centres in [...] » More

Trump targets China with tariffs on $300bn in goods

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

The trade war between the United States and China escalated on Friday as Beijing threatened to unleash “countermeasures” against US plans to impose tariffs on [...] » More

China’s factory activity contracted in July, a private survey shows

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

China’s manufacturing activity contracted in July, according to results of a private survey released on Thursday. The Caixin/Markit factory Purchasing managers’ [...] » More

Explainer: Trump’s China tariffsPaid by US importers, not by China

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

With US President Donald Trump’s announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import [...] » More

Trump hits China with more tariffs, says Xi moving too slow on trade

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

US President Donald Trump said he plans to impose a 10 percent tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from September 1 and could raise tariffs further if China’s [...] » More

Trump says he’ll put 10pct tariffs on remaining China imports

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

President Donald Trump intensified pressure on China to reach a trade deal by saying he will impose 10 percent tariffs September 1 on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese [...] » More

Pompeo rips into China, urges Asean to trust in US

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

America’s top diplomat Mike Pompeo on Friday implored Southeast Asian nations to trust in US values, delivering a withering takedown of Chinese-style development, [...] » More

Japan won’t contribute ships to US Middle East maritime force: Mainichi

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

Japan will not send warships to join a US-led maritime force to guard oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz fearing a military response from Iran, but it may send patrol [...] » More

Washington worries Japan-Korea tensions may worsen: US official

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

The United States is worried that trade and diplomatic tensions between South Korea and Japan could worsen and is urging both sides to consider a “standstill [...] » More

Is Easy Money From the Fed Turning the US Economy Japanese?

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

Ruchir Sharma, the Chief Global Strategist for Morgan Stanley, is worried easy money from the Fed could cause an economic crisis in the United States similar to the [...] » More

Japan says N Korean projectile launch has no immediate security impact

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

The Japanese Ministry of Defence said on Friday no immediate impact was seen on the nation’s security after North Korea carried out a new projectile launch. No [...] » More

Russian PM’s visit to disputed island regrettable, Japan says

Russian PM’s visit to disputed island regrettable, Japan says

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

A visit on Friday by Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev to an island claimed by both Japan and Russia was extremely regrettable, Japan’s foreign ministry said, [...] » More