Archive for September 12th, 2019

White House adviser plays down expectations for US-China talks

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

A senior White House adviser tamped down expectations on Tuesday for the next rounds of US-China trade talks, urging investors, businesses and the public to be patient about [...]
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Avoid irresponsible remarks on HK, China warns UK MPs

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Ambassador Liu Xiaoming says politicians free to express their opinion within limits China’s ambassador to the UK has accused British politicians of exhibiting a [...]
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China will win the trade war and wean off American technology in 7 years, strategist says

China will win the trade war and wean off American technology in 7 years, strategist says

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

* China will win the Sino-US trade war, said the president of Independent Strategy on Monday. * “China will never trust the United States again, and it will achieve its [...]
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Trespassing trial of Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago moves to jury

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

A Chinese woman accused of hoodwinking US Secret Service agents to gain illegal entry to President Donald Trump’s Florida resort repeated her assertion that she [...]
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Chinese yuan could hit 7.3 per dollar by the end of the year, CLSA says

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

* The Chinese yuan is set to weaken further against the dollar as trade tensions between the United States and China continue, according to CLSA Chief Economist Eric [...]
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China removes several US products from tariffs list

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

China on Wednesday said it would spare a number of US products from punitive tariffs in what is seen as an olive branch by Beijing in the protracted trade war ahead of [...]
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Japan struggles to avoid Trump’s tariff threat as deadline looms

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

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe may have averted giving away too much in trade talks with United States President Donald Trump but Tokyo is struggling in advance of a [...]
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Launchpad Fire Forces Japan to Postpone Cargo Ship Launch to Space Station: Report

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Space | 6:02 AM

Japan called off a planned cargo ship launch to the International Space Station today (September 10) after a fire erupted on the launch platform for the mission’s [...]
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US hints at rice concession in Japan trade talks

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue suggested Tuesday the United States may make concessions in seeking greater access to Japan’s rice market, during ongoing [...]
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Korea to file WTO complaint over Japan’s export curbs

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

South Korea said Wednesday it will file a complaint to the World Trade Organisation over Japan’s “politically motivated” export restrictions, upping the [...]
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Lone wolf Isis supporter allegedly planned to attack army and police with drone, axes and Japanese ‘Ninja eggs’

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

An Isis supporter planned a “lone wolf” attack on the Britsh army or police using a specially-adapted drone, knives, axes and Japanese “Ninja eggs,” a [...]
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‘Protecting rapists’: Protesters accuse Japan of failing women

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

Women’s rights protesters are taking to the streets for the sixth time in as many months as anger mounts in Japan over ‘outdated’ rape laws, after a man was [...]
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Deadline looming, Japan struggles to elude Trump tariff threat

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

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe may have averted giving away too much in trade talks with US President Donald Trump but Tokyo is struggling ahead of a late-month [...]
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Former Japanese empress leaves hospital after cancer surgery

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

Former Japanese Empress Michiko was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday after undergoing breast cancer surgery, and bowed politely to the staff as she left. The [...]
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Japan’s Abe shakes up cabinet, brings in rising star

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

Japan’s Shinzo Abe on Wednesday appointed new foreign and defence ministers and promoted a popular rising political star, in a cabinet reshuffle that fuelled [...]
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