Archive for September 5th, 2019

Japanese automakers’ sales fall in Korea amid consumer boycott

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

Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening [...]
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Burma, S. Korea sign package of agreements

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Myanmar and South Korea have signed a package of five agreements in Myanmar’s capital of Nay Pyi Taw during the first day of a state visit of South Korean President [...]
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Rajnath Singh heads to Korea after visit to Japan, aims to strengthen bilateral security engagements

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FirstPost | 6:02 AM

* In South Korea, Singh will be engaging in a bilateral dialogue with counterpart Jeong Kyeong-Doo, the minister of National Defence, and also call on the prime minister Lee [...]
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Singaporeans travelling to N Korea risk ‘inadvertently violating’ UN sanctions: MFA

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

Singaporeans who travel to North Korea should be aware of the risks of “inadvertently violating” United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sanctions and [...]
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China is building a ‘comprehensive system’ for tracking companies’ activities, report says

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

* The new system could bring China significantly closer to its goal of tracking the actions of people and businesses so that it can reward behaviors it likes and punish [...]
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Trump hardens tone on China as trade war rattles economy

Trump hardens tone on China as trade war rattles economy

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

Amid fresh signs his trade wars are rattling the US economy, President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent stern warnings to China, urging the Pacific power not to drag its feet in [...]
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China says lodges stern representations to the US on Xinjiang

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

China said on Tuesday it has lodged stern representations with the United States about comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on China’s far western region of [...]
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Xi Focus: Xi emphasizes ‘struggles’ to achieve national rejuvenation

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called on officials, particularly young officials, to maintain a fighting spirit and strengthen their ability to struggle, to strive for [...]
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China says Trump’s claims about fentanyl origin are false

05-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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China has locked up my friends in response to our protests in HK, and has put the city’s status at risk

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Independent | 6:02 AM

Right before another major protest in Hong Kong on Saturday, three legislative councillors and three prominent activists were arrested, my fellows Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow [...]
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Claudia Rosett: China is still a brutal tyrannyHK’s protesters are doing the world a heroic service

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

‘Tell the truth about China!” has become a rallying cry for protesters in Hong Kong. It is exactly what demonstrators in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square were [...]
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China’s Tariffs on US Autos Backfired, Study Finds

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Breitbart | 6:02 AM

China’s retaliatory trade tariffs have targeted US automakers but Chinese consumer responded by purchasing more cars imported from the US, a recent economics study [...]
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Chinese shoppers adopt facial payments in cashless drive

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

No cash, no cards, no wallet, and no smartphones: China’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as the country embraces facial [...]
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Five killed in New Zealand as bus with Chinese tourists rolls over

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

A bus carrying 27 people, mostly Chinese tourists, rolled over on a highway in New Zealand’s North Island on Wednesday, killing five people and injuring six, police [...]
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Blocked Chinese Twitter accounts misinformed for years: think tank

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

Hundreds of Chinese accounts suspended by Twitter were part of a disinformation operation for years targeting critics of China’s ruling Communist Party, Australian [...]
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