Archive for August 8th, 2019

China warns HK protesters of ‘dangerous abyss’

China warns HK protesters of ‘dangerous abyss’

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

China warned Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters Tuesday that “those who play with fire will perish by it”, a day after the most widespread unrest of the [...]
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China tells Kyrgysstan to punish mine attackers

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

China’s embassy in Kyrgysstan Tuesday called on the Central Asian country to punish villagers it said attacked a Chinese-owned mine, leaving more than 20 workers [...]
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Global chip sales continue to decline as US-China trade war escalates

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

Global sales of semiconductors the tiny chips that drive nearly every modern technology, from flat-screen televisions and smartphones to electric cars and the internet itself [...]
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Ladakh Buddhist enclave jubilant at new status but China angered

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

The Buddhist enclave of Ladakh cheered India’s move to hive it off from Jammu and Kashmir state, a change that could spur tourism and help New Delhi counter [...]
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A heightened US-China financial war imperils global economy

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

Just what the fragile global economy didn’t need: An unpredictable escalation in President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, one that spreads the conflict to [...]
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China further weakens yuan rate as currency row simmers

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

China’s currency weakened further against the dollar as the central bank lowered the yuan’s daily reference rate again amid a deepening currency row between [...]
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Huawei set to unveil Hongmeng OS for smart displays as Android fate hangs in the balance

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

Huawei Technologies will first equip its self-developed operating system on new smart display products to be launched by budget brand Honor this weekend, according to people [...]
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Exclusive: China warns India of ‘reverse sanctions’ if Huawei is blocked sources

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

China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms operating in [...]
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China isn’t the economic manipulator in this trade war. Trump is

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

The latest round of tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods imposed by Trump last week has seriously rattled world markets. The Chinese currency has now depreciated against [...]
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China warns on US deployment of arms in Asia as trade tensions flare

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NBCNews | 6:02 AM

China said Tuesday that it “will not stand idly by” and will take countermeasures if the US deploys intermediate-range missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, which [...]
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PNG seeks Chinese help to refinance debt, boost trade

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

Papua New Guinea’s new leader has asked China to refinance its entire 27 billion kina ($7.8 billion) government debt and enter into free trading arrangements with [...]
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Mainland China to boycott Golden Horse awards in latest attempt to squeeze Taiwan

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

Mainland China will not take part in the film awards dubbed the “Chinese-language Oscars”, held in Taiwan, the country’s film administrators announced on [...]
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Chinese tycoon Li Jianhua fights daughter over Canada real estate fortune in lawsuits depicting knife violence, fraud and corporate turmoil

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

Tycoon Li Jianhua once planned to live next door to his daughter in Vancouver after he retired from a career that has brought him political prestige and great wealth in [...]
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China calls India’s move to scrap Kashmir’s special status ‘not acceptable’ and not binding

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

China has called India’s move to abolish Kashmir’s special status “not acceptable” and said it was not binding, following condemnation from Pakistan. [...]
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Another sea trial for China’s first home-grown aircraft carrier ‘suggests technical problems’

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

China’s first home-grown aircraft carrier is undergoing another sea trial, straight after four days of testing, suggesting that the PLA Navy may have identified [...]
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