Archive for September 3rd, 2019

World order needs to bring Taiwan in from cold

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:02 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen of the ­Republic of China (Taiwan) transited in July through New York — an icon of diversity and freedom, and home to the UN — as a prelude to her [...]
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Solomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan’s few remaining diplomatic allies, has formed a team of ministers to talk to Beijing ahead of a possible switch in ties that could be [...]
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Lockheed Will Keep F-16 Flying With $8 Billion Sale to Taiwan

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Motley Fool | 6:02 AM

For the umpteenth year in a row, Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) F-16 remains the world’s most popular fighter jet. The manufacturer of everything from F-35 stealth [...]
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S. Korea, Thailand to hold summit on high-tech industry cooperation

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:02 AM

The leaders of South Korea and Thailand will hold summit talks in Bangkok on Monday primarily on working together in response to the fourth industrial revolution. President [...]
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North Korea denies it amassed $2 billion through cyberattacks on banks

North Korea denies it amassed $2 billion through cyberattacks on banks

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea denied on Sunday allegations that it had obtained $2 billion through cyberattacks on banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, and accused the United States for [...]
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China plans more support for economy

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China plans to provide more support for its economy, including investing in infrastructure projects and regional development, while maintaining a prudent monetary policy with [...]
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China Sends In The Inspectors In To Clamp Down On Wasted Renewable Energy

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Chinese officials have dispatched inspectors across the country as part of a renewed effort to prevent wind and solar power from being wasted. The inspectors will also be [...]
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China-US trade war: latest tariffs take effect as sides seek to get talks back on track

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A new round of punitive tariffs imposed by the United States and China took effect on Sunday in the latest escalation of their 14-month trade war, and as the two sides [...]
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Trump says trade talks still planned for September after China tariffs go into effect

Trump says trade talks still planned for September after China tariffs go into effect

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump said trade talks with Beijing are still planned for September after a new round of tariffs went into effect on Sunday. “We are talking to China, the [...]
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US and China begin imposing new tariffs as trade war escalates

US and China begin imposing new tariffs as trade war escalates

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Chinese exports worth $125bn will face new taxes from 1 September, while China places levy on oil as agreement becomes more distant China and the United States have begun [...]
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Macau casino revenue drops 8.6% in August

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 8.6% in August on the year, hit by tapering demand from high rollers, due to slowing economic growth amid [...]
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Steep new US, China tariffs go into effect, as companies warn of higher consumer prices

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Despite multiple indications last month of a possible breakthrough in trade negotiations, the United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each [...]
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China’s spending on research and development up 11.8 per cent to US$275 billion in 2018

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s spending on research and development rose by 11.8 per cent last year to 1.97 trillion yuan (US$275 billion), its third consecutive double-digit annual rise, Beijing [...]
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Japan holds nationwide disaster drills

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:02 AM

Annual disaster drills were held across Japan on Sunday, with the central government’s exercise based on a scenario that a massive earthquake originating in Tokyo had [...]
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Singapore PM threatens online editor with libel

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong threatened Sunday the editor of an online publication with libel for repeating “false” allegations related to a bitter [...]
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