Archive for August 16th, 2019

China asks for UN Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week: diplomats

China asks for UN Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week: diplomats

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

China on Wednesday backed Pakistan’s request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and [...]
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China State Media Present Their Own Version Of HK Protests

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

As anti-Beijing protests in Hong Kong enter their third month, China’s leaders face a new challenge: managing perceptions of the protests at home. China is anxious the [...]
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China says crew information submitted by Cathay Pacific meets requirements

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

China’s aviation regulator said on Thursday that identification information submitted so far by Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd for its crew meets [...]
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China’s Tencent sorry for saying typhoon killed ‘nearly everyone’

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

Chinese internet giant Tencent has been forced to apologise after its video team reported that a typhoon had wiped out the entire population of a province in east China that [...]
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Chinese military personnel parade near HK border: AFP

Chinese military personnel parade near HK border: AFP

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

Thousands of Chinese military personnel waving red flags paraded at a sports stadium in a city across the border from Hong Kong on Thursday, an AFP reporter witnessed. [...]
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China is still hurting from the trade war and the pressure is mounting

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

The trade war might be headed for a slight reprieve, but China is still getting battered by a slowing economy and its standoff with the United States. Industrial production [...]
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Skateboarders squeezed out in fight for Shanghai streets

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

An argument erupts after a skateboarder whizzes past a toddler, narrowly avoiding clattering into the little girl. On another occasion, a security guard throws buckets of [...]
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Chinese survey ship returns to scene of stand-off with Vietnamese coastguard

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

A Chinese survey ship has returned to disputed waters in the South China Sea where it has been engaged in a month-long stand-off with the Vietnamese, according to a ship [...]
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Exclusive: China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up

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

China has severely restricted imports of gold since May, bullion industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in a move that could be aimed at curbing [...]
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China fixes its daily yuan midpoint at 7.0312 stronger than expected

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

* China’s central bank set the official midpoint reference for the yuan at 7.0312 per dollar on Wednesday. * Analysts were predicting the midpoint to be set at 7.0502 [...]
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These two Dow stocks are worth a second look as US-China trade tensions ease, technical analyst says

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

A detente in the US-China trade war has brought relief to Wall Street. The most beaten-down Dow stocks including Apple, Caterpillar and 3M rebounded Tuesday, shaking off [...]
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Baidu falls further behind among China’s biggest tech firms as Meituan, NetEase overtake in market value

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

Baidu Inc. has fallen out of the top five most valuable publicly traded Chinese internet companies after its market capitalisation slid below that of gaming and e-commerce [...]
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Japan’s Abe sends offering to controversial Yasukuni shrine

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

Japan’s premier sent a ritual cash offering to a controversial Tokyo war shrine to mark the end of World War II Thursday but did not visit in person amid heightened [...]
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Powerful storm lashes Japan, snarls holiday travel

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

A powerful tropical storm lashed Japan on Thursday, bringing strong winds and torrential rain that claimed at least one life, prompted warnings of landslides and flooding, [...]
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Japan’s Richest Man Sees Uniqlo Revenue Hit By Korea’s Boycott

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

The largest Uniqlo store in Korea has displays of merchandise spanning four spacious floors that bear out the store’s reputation for selling smart casual clothing at [...]
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