Archive for August, 2019

China will likely wait out the trade war as it bets on its own economy

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

* As trade tensions with the US draw out, the world’s second largest economy will likely seek to beef up its domestic economy, which contributes more to growth than its [...]
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Pinduoduo eclipses Baidu to become one of China’s top five most-valuable listed tech firms

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

Pinduoduo, China’s third largest e-commerce firm, has eclipsed search giant Baidu in market value, making it the fifth-largest publicly-traded Chinese technology firms. [...]
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Chinese military figures cast doubt on US plans to build more bases in Asia-Pacific

Chinese military figures cast doubt on US plans to build more bases in Asia-Pacific

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

Chinese military analysts have questioned whether the United States will be able to realise its plans to build more military bases in Asia. Beijing has already reacted [...]
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Here are the advanced weapons we might see at China’s military parade

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

China will showcase some domestically produced, advanced military equipment at an upcoming parade, authorities announced Thursday. The parade, to be held October 1 in the [...]
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Signs of new US-China trade discussions emerge as increased tariffs loom

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

The United States and China gave signs on Thursday that they will resume trade talks as the two economic superpowers discussed the next round of in-person negotiations in [...]
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China unveils plan for huge anniversary military parade

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

China will hold a massive military parade showcasing some of its most advanced weaponry to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the communist state, authorities announced [...]
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China CO2 emission targets at risk from US trade warofficial

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

China’s greenhouse gas emission targets are at risk as a result of the trade war with the United States, which has put Beijing’s coal-reliant economy under heavy [...]
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China’s Xi sees bigger role for joint energy exploration with Philippines

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a “bigger step” in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if [...]
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Hikvision, a surveillance powerhouse, walks US-China tightrope

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

For China’s Hikvision, the world’s largest purveyor of video surveillance systems and a vendor to Xinjiang police agencies, a moment of reckoning may be at hand. [...]
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Mainland Chinese taxi driver jailed for two weeks for defacing US consulate in HK

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

A mainland Chinese taxi driver was jailed for two weeks on Thursday for defacing the US consulate general in Hong Kong, the second time this month the diplomatic mission had [...]
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Japan’s military seek eighth straight annual hike in defence spending

Japan’s military seek eighth straight annual hike in defence spending

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

Japan’s military has asked for an eighth straight annual increase in defence spending to help pay for US-made interceptor missiles, stealth fighters, and other [...]
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Japan PM: Aiming to do everything possible to ease Middle East tension

Japan PM: Aiming to do everything possible to ease Middle East tension

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday he plans to do everything he can to ease tension in the Middle East and wants to talk with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani [...]
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Japan defence ministry seeks record budget

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

Japan’s defence ministry on Friday requested a record $50.3 billion budget to fund purchases of fighter jets and missile defence as the country eyes the threat from [...]
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Japan PM wraps up Africa meet with debt warning aimed at China

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

Investors in Africa must beware of burdening countries with “excessive” debt, Japan’s prime minister warned Friday, an apparent swipe at China whose Belt [...]
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Japan factory output rebounds, but retail sales slow in worrying sign for outlook

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

Japan’s industrial output rebounded more than expected in July, offering a hopeful sign for the economy and its manufacturers pressured by slowing global demand and a [...]
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