Archive for August 13th, 2019

N Korea threatens to leave Korea out of US talks

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

A North Korean official threatened Sunday to exclude South Korea from future negotiations with the United States over ongoing joint military drills between Seoul and [...]
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N Korea slams Seoul over military drills with US, says Kim oversaw latest weapons tests

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

North Korea said Saturday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a new weapons system, the latest in a series of launches widely seen as an effort to drive a [...]
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Typhoon Lekima death toll in eastern China rises to 32

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

The death toll from Typhoon Lekima rose to 32 in eastern China, local authorities said Sunday, as rescue teams worked to find more than a dozen people still missing after the [...]
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Yen strengthens against the dollar amid ongoing US-China trade uncertainties

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

The yen rose to its highest level in more than 1-1/2 years versus the dollar on Monday as investors ramped up bets that the Japanese currency could gain more in the case of a [...]
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Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 45

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 45

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

The death toll from a typhoon in eastern China has risen to 45, with an estimated 16 people missing. The official Xinhua News Agency said Monday that five people have died [...]
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Chinese firms learn to adapt as US trade war rages

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

Export-reliant Chinese companies are slashing prices, moving production abroad, creating new domestic markets and even rebranding goods as they try to survive the escalating [...]
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Australia’s ruling coalition splits over lawmaker’s China comments

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

A split has opened in Australia’s ruling coalition government over a lawmaker’s comparison of the rise of China to that of Nazi Germany. Conservative MP Andrew [...]
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China’s steel heartland Hebei warns cities for pollution failures

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

China’s biggest steel producing province of Hebei has summoned the leaders of three cities after they failed to control air pollution in the first half of this year, [...]
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Chinese Uighur refugee fears deportation from Turkey

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

A Chinese Muslim refugee has told AFP he is terrified he may be sent back to China after being detained in a deportation centre near Istanbul for more than two months. The [...]
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Goldman Sachs economists say fears rise that US-China trade war leading to recession

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

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) said on Sunday that fears of the US-China trade war leading to a recession are increasing and that Goldman no longer expects a trade deal [...]
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China July NEV sales down 4.7pct year-on-year: industry association

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

Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China fell 4.7 percent in July from a year earlier, the first drop in more that two years, data from the country’s biggest auto [...]
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One-China T-shirt row engulfs Coach and Disney, a day after Versace apology

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

American luxury brand Coach has issued a statement saying it “respects and supports China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” after it faced a backlash [...]
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WWII Pacific battlegrounds now site of US-China tug of war

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

Pacific islands that were key World War II battlegrounds but largely neglected for the past 30 years are now back in the spotlight as China challenges traditional US [...]
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US-China trade war takes heavier toll than expected, could wreak biggest havoc in fourth quarter, investment banks say

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

The US-China trade war, which has raged on for the 13th month last week, will wreak havoc on the world’s two largest economies in the fourth quarter as it takes a [...]
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China’s worst fears: HK, Taiwan and any other democracy

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police have repeatedly assailed pro-democracy demonstrators in street clashes for weeks now. In mid-July, suspected Chinese organised gang members assaulted [...]
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