Archive for August 19th, 2019

Qingdao remembers its German past with massive beer festival

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

It may be more than a century since the Germans left Qingdao but the Chinese port city still pays tribute to its Bavarian past with a huge annual “Oktoberfest”, [...]
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Senate investigators find no evidence China hacked Clinton server

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

A long-running Republican-led investigation into the handling of classified information on Hillary Clinton’s private email server did not find any evidence that China [...]
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Shenzhen: The border city a world away from HK

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

The southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen borders the semi-autonomous territory of Hong Kong, but calls for greater freedom from protesters in the Asian financial hub meet [...]
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Exclusive: China-owned oil tanker changes name in apparent effort to evade US sanctions

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

While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that [...]
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Alibaba Buys NetEase’s Kaola In $2 Billion Deal, Caixin Says

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

Chinese internet giant Alibaba has agreed to buy NetEase’s cross-border e-commerce unit Kaola for $2 billion, as it seeks to bolster its efforts to cater to local [...]
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China says UN council members think India, Pakistan should refrain from unilateral action in Kashmir

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

UN Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China’s UN envoy said [...]
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Kazakhstan court frees anti-Beijing activist

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

A rights activist in Kazakhstan who faced seven years imprisonment over his outspoken opposition to neighbouring China was unexpectedly freed Friday as public and [...]
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Fiji PM labels Australia PM ‘very insulting’ after Pacific standoff

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

Fiji prime minister Frank Bainimarama blasted his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison as “very insulting”, saying China offers a more welcoming brand of [...]
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China state agency successfully launches rocket for commercial use: CCTV

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

A Chinese government space agency successfully launched on Saturday its first rocket meant for commercial use, state television CCTV reported, as firms in the country compete [...]
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Rubenstein: Trump must cut some kind of China trade deal or risk being a one-term president

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

President Donald Trump needs to reach an agreement with China to end the trade war if he wants to be reelected next year, private equity billionaire David Rubenstein told [...]
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China releases white paper on vocational education and training in Xinjiang

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

China released a white paper on vocational education and training in Xinjiang Friday. There are six chapters in the white paper: urgent needs for education and training, [...]
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Xinhua Headlines: Xinjiang achieves ‘worthwhile’ results in fight against terrorism, extremism

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

China’s Xinjiang has achieved “worthwhile” results in the fight against terrorism and extremism, according to a white paper issued by the State Council [...]
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Beijing says US blacklisting China’s largest nuclear power firm is ‘just an excuse’

Beijing says US blacklisting China’s largest nuclear power firm is ‘just an excuse’

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

Beijing hit back at the US for adding China’s largest state-owned nuclear company to a blacklist, which essentially bars all American firms from selling products to the [...]
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Robert Kuok: Politicians who say Japanese invaders liberated us from British ‘racists’

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok today lambasted Malaysian politicians who claim that Japanese occupiers had liberated then Malaya from British colonialists, calling those who do [...]
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China and Japan see the future, and it’s not coal: why Australia will be stranded

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Age | 6:02 AM

Scott Morrison was a lone voice at the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu this week as his government warned that any condemnation of coal, or calls for a ban on new mines, were [...]
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