Archive for September 4th, 2019

Huawei denies US allegations of technology theft

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

Beleaguered Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Tuesday denied accusations reported in the Wall Street Journal that it stole technology from a Portuguese inventor, accusing him [...]
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Bankers’ exits and zombie accounts: China’s Shanghai free trade zone sputters

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

When China launched the expansion of the Shanghai free trade zone (FTZ) recently and announced six new zones in July, officials touted the efforts to attract foreign [...]
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China says Trump’s claims about fentanyl origin are false

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

China said Tuesday that it’s not the source of the fentanyl that’s killing Americans, contrary to President Donald Trump’s recent tweets blaming China for [...]
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Surveys show China manufacturing demand weak amid trade war

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | WKYT | 6:02 AM

Two surveys of Chinese manufacturing show demand is weak amid a mounting tariff war with Washington over trade and technology. The business magazine Caixin said Monday its [...]
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China, US rivalry in Pacific may heat up as Solomon Islands looks to switch ties from Taipei to Beijing

China, US rivalry in Pacific may heat up as Solomon Islands looks to switch ties from Taipei to Beijing

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

Rivalry between China and the United States in the South Pacific is expected to intensify, with the Solomon Islands reportedly in talks with Beijing about potentially [...]
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China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid US trade row

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

China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes under the spotlight amid [...]
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Confusion clouds China’s social credit system

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

From penalising irresponsible dog owners to blacklisting dissenters, critics warn China’s social credit system enables authorities to define “desirable and [...]
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As HK protests grind on, China warns ‘the end is coming’

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:02 AM

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong continued Monday with a general strike and a school boycott. It was the start of a new semester for students in the semi-autonomous [...]
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China lodges WTO trade complaint against US: govt

China lodges WTO trade complaint against US: govt

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

China said Monday it had lodged a complaint against the United States with the World Trade Organisation (WTO), one day after new tariffs imposed by Washington on billions of [...]
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China takes cautious steps with new tariffs, leaving most to December

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

* China pushed ahead Sunday with increased duties of between 5 percent to 10 percent on a variety of major American exports, including soybeans and crude oil. * However, the [...]
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Trade war dents Chinese company profits, portfolio inflows

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

Some Chinese business sectors reported solid first half earnings, though a substantial fall in industrial profits and in tepid overseas investment inflows into China’s [...]
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Eight schoolchildren killed in China, suspect arrested: official

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

Eight schoolchildren have died and two others were injured in a “school-related criminal case” in central China, with a 40-year-old suspect arrested, local [...]
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China’s top steelmaking city Tangshan implements anti-pollution curbs media

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

China’s biggest steelmaking city of Tangshan will carry out output restrictions on industrial firms for September and early October, to further strengthen improvement [...]
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China’s factories had a surprisingly good month. But there’s trouble ahead

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

China’s massive manufacturing industry unexpectedly expanded last month, according to a closely watched private survey. But the country’s economic outlook is [...]
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Lithuania summons Chinese envoy over HK incident

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

Lithuania on Monday summoned China’s ambassador over the involvement of embassy staff in an incident at a rally in Vilnius last month backing Hong Kong’s [...]
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