Archive for August 20th, 2019

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest HK protest against China

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday as pro-democracy demonstrators rallied against the slowly tightening grip [...]
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China and Taiwan to Japan on alert for new tropical development later this week

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:02 AM

A new tropical threat may brew in the Western Pacific Ocean later this week. While AccuWeather meteorologists are keeping a close eye on other areas across the basin, the one [...]
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Canadian police escort worshippers as ‘bullying’ pro-China protesters surround church holding prayers for HK

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

Canadian police escorted worshippers out of a Vancouver church on Sunday, after flag-waving pro-China protesters surrounded the building while the Christians attended a [...]
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Labour says government failing to lead on China as more backbenchers speak out

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Penny Wong calls for mature discussion as Liberal MPs warn Australian universities must protect free speech MPs and senators should receive foreign affairs and national [...]
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FedEx seeks to defuse its latest delivery mishap in China, this time involving a firearm, saying it notified police two months ago

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

FedEx Corporation, under pressure in China over its diversions of packages from Huawei Technologies, is seeking to defuse a delivery mishap involving a firearm, as it seeks [...]
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Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition

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

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc’s Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of US tariffs on Chinese imports as well as [...]
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RSS’ economic wing sees Chinese telecom firms as security risk for India

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

A Hindu nationalist group close to prime minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party has stepped up criticism of Chinese telecom equipment makers, warning that their presence [...]
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China dedicates a mountain highway to test self-driving cars

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

China has dedicated a mountainous stretch of highway in eastern Shandong province for testing connected, self-driving vehicles as part of the country’s efforts to [...]
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Trump warns Tiananmen-style HK crackdown would harm trade deal

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

Donald Trump has warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protests would harm trade talks between the two countries, in [...]
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100 Billion Reasons Why: Why Australia Said No to American Missiles Aimed At China

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NationalInterest | 6:02 AM

As in Australia’s hundred billion-dollar trade relationship with China. Australia has a close defense relationship with America. But that doesn’t mean Oz wants to [...]
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China’s State Council calls for Shenzhen integration with HK, Macau

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

China’s State Council has called for greater development of the southern city of Shenzhen and the integration of its culture and economy with neighbouring Hong Kong and [...]
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Chinese state media pump up the jam to slam HK protests

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

“Get those foreign agents outta town”, roars a music video by a patriotic Chinese rap group, one of a slew of creative efforts by Beijing attacking Hong [...]
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Xi calls on Party members to progress along Long March of new era

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

President Xi Jinping has called on members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and officials to keep firmly in mind the Party’s original aspiration, mission, nature [...]
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Trump warns China against ‘another Tiananmen Square,’ says Tim Cook made ‘compelling’ tariff case

Trump warns China against ‘another Tiananmen Square,’ says Tim Cook made ‘compelling’ tariff case

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

President Trump told reporters on Sunday that Apple CEO Tim Cook privately made a “very compelling argument” that the administration’s tariffs on [...]
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Australian farmers could be $1 billion winners from US-China trade war

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheAge | 6:02 AM

The US-China trade war could deliver Australian farmers a one-off $1 billion boost and generate an extra 3900 jobs just in time to offset the crippling cost of drought. [...]
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