Archive for August 17th, 2019

China media says HK response ‘won’t repeat’ Tiananmen

China media says HK response ‘won’t repeat’ Tiananmen

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

Chinese state media vowed Friday there “won’t be a repeat” of the Tiananmen Square crackdown if Beijing moves to quash Hong Kong’s pro-democracy [...]
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China says it won’t ‘sit by’ on HK, Trump expresses concern

China says it won’t ‘sit by’ on HK, Trump expresses concern

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

China warned Thursday that it will not “sit by and watch” the unrest unfolding in Hong Kong, as US President Donald Trump expressed concern over the risk of a [...]
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China plans to allow foreign investment in VPN services as part of Beijing trial in latest opening up move

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

China’s effort to further up open up and attract foreign investment continued with the city of Beijing unveiling plans to allow overseas firms to invest in virtual [...]
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How the Chinese yuan is likely to perform in three trade war scenarios

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

* The yuan weakened past 7 per dollar last week for the first time since the global financial crisis of 2008, which prompted the US Treasury Department to designate China as [...]
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Donald Trump plans phone call to Xi Jinping ‘very soon’ and says China will get tough over fentanyl

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

US President Donald Trump said he would speak to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping “very soon” as Beijing warned it would retaliate if Washington continued [...]
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China threatens countermeasures if US tariff hikes go ahead

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

China on Thursday threatened retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going ahead with planned September 1 tariff hikes on additional Chinese [...]
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Exclusive: China set to deepen Argentine trade ties with bid for grains ‘superhighway’

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

Chinese state-owned construction giant CCCC is preparing a bid to dredge Argentina’s Parana River, the country’s main cargo superhighway that takes soy and corn [...]
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Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally

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

President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the US economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for [...]
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UPDATE 1-China’s Ninebot unveils scooters that drive themselves to charging stations

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

Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Friday unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for [...]
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JP Morgan says new US tariffs will test China’s ability to prop up its economy

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

* US President Donald Trump’s administration will be imposing new tariffs on Chinese goods in September and December. * Those new tariffs could deal another blow to [...]
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Donald Trump plans phone call to Xi Jinping ‘very soon’ and says China will get tough over fentanyl

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

US President Donald Trump said he would speak to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping “very soon” as Beijing warned it would retaliate if Washington continued [...]
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Japan tops China as US’s top foreign creditor

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

Japan overtook China as the largest non-US holder of Treasurys in June, after raising its holdings to a nearly three-year high, according to US Treasury department data [...]
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Japan’s Abe skips Yasukuni shrine visit but sends offering

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Gesture marking 74th anniversary of Japan’s World War II surrender likely to draw backlash from China, South Korea. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has skipped a [...]
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Tension between Korea and Japan could hurt US goals in the Pacific and China is watching

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | DefenseNews | 6:02 AM

The tweet came August 2, following an emergency meeting of the South Korean government. It was a photo of President Moon Jae-in, sent out from the government’s official [...]
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Govt mulling independently dispatching destroyer amid Hormuz tensions

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe met with top officials at the prime minister’s Office on Thursday to discuss Japan’s response to a US-led maritime security mission [...]
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