Archive for September 5th, 2019

AI may help speed up drugs development and could have ‘immense’ impact in China, study finds

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

Artificial intelligence could help to drastically speed up the discovery of new drugs, and it may have an “immense” impact on China’s biomedical industry, [...]
» More

Beijing’s HK dilemma: ‘Play long’ or send troops?

Beijing’s HK dilemma: ‘Play long’ or send troops?

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

China is facing tough choices over how to tackle months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong: hold dialogue with protesters, play the long game or send in troops. The [...]
» More

China’s 25 best start-ups to work for, according to LinkedIn

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

China’s hottest start-ups right now are those making major breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, according a new report from LinkedIn. Artificial intelligence [...]
» More

Trump was so angry after China’s trade retaliation that he wanted to double tariffs

Trump was so angry after China’s trade retaliation that he wanted to double tariffs

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

President Donald Trump wanted to double tariff rates on Chinese goods last month after Beijing’s latest retaliation in a boiling trade war before settling on a smaller [...]
» More

China says it only has ‘limited’ cooperation with US on fentanyl

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

China denies that it is the source of most of the drug entering the United States illegally. China and the United States have only “limited” cooperation in [...]
» More

China’s Xi says country facing a period of ‘concentrated risks’

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

China is entering a period where it faces “concentrated risks”economically, politically and diplomaticallyand the country must be able to fight and win against [...]
» More

Chinese people find Trump ‘perplexing and exhausting’ on trade war, says state-run TV host

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

* The Chinese people try to tune out President Trump’s day-to-day comments on the US-China trade war, state TV anchor Liu Xin says. * “We actually want to see [...]
» More

FedEx strongly denies wrongdoing after China accuses US firm of shipping ‘controlled knives’ to HK

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

US delivery firm FedEx on Wednesday denied any wrongdoing after being accused by Chinese official media of trying to ship controlled knives to Hong Kong, the latest [...]
» More

Growing nationalism in China could embolden Xi Jinping, says ex-US ambassador

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

* A former US ambassador to China, Max Baucus, told CNBC: “Don’t forget… Chinese (are) very patient historically, they’ll wait it out, they’ll [...]
» More

US effort to disqualify Huawei’s lead lawyer goes to court

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

A former US Justice Department official who now represents Huawei Technologies is expected in Brooklyn federal court on Wednesday to defend his right to represent the Chinese [...]
» More

Treating the disease: An opportunity for US in trade war with China

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

There is a Chinese proverb that translates as: “It is always better to endure short-term pain than to allow the disease to remain untreated.” This aphorism offers [...]
» More

Transgender woman granted long term residency in Japan

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

A Southeast Asian woman has become the first transgender person to receive a long-term residential permit in Japan, according to her lawyer. The 58-year-old woman, who has [...]
» More

Japan economy minister Motegi front-runner to be next foreign minister: Yomiuri

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

Japanese Economy minister Toshimitsu Motegi is set to replace Taro Kono as foreign minister when prime minister Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet on September 11, the Yomiuri [...]
» More

Japan tells diplomats no decision yet on contaminated Fukushima water

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

Japanese government officials on Wednesday told diplomats they were still considering options for handling contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power’s wrecked [...]
» More

Japan August service sector growth jumps to near two-year high PMI

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

Activity in Japan’s services sector expanded at the fastest pace in nearly two years in August, a revised survey showed on Wednesday, a sign of domestic resilience [...]
» More