Archive for September 13th, 2019

Chinese businesswoman guilty in Mar-a-Lago trespassing case

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

Yujing Zhang’s desire to meet President Donald Trump and his family turned the Chinese businesswoman into an American felon. A 10-woman, two-man federal jury convicted [...]
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China’s central bank to stick to its guns by lowering interest rates despite soaring pork price, analysts say

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

China’s central bank will stick to its guns to lower interest rates and boost bank liquidity to encourage more lending and support the economy despite skyrocketing pork [...]
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Without 5G, Apple’s New iPhones Risk Falling Behind in China

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Apple Inc.’s decision to skip support for the latest wireless standard on its new iPhones may cost the company a chance at capturing China’s biggest smartphone [...]
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China launches drones to monitor South China Sea

China launches drones to monitor South China Sea

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

The air-land system consists of numerous UAVs, road-mobile relay stations as well as a satellite-based maritime network Anetwork of drones has been deployed by Beijing to [...]
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China’s transgender community risk self-surgery and illegal drugs

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

Vulnerable and afraid, a 16-year-old boy sat on the floor of his home in rural eastern China and tried to hack off his genitals with a scalpel, an act of desperation against [...]
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Shanghai benchmark closes at highest level in 10 weeks, as US delay in tariff hike cools tensions

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

The Shanghai Composite Index closed at its highest level in 10 weeks, as investment sentiment was buoyed by US president Donald Trump’s decision to delay tariffs for [...]
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Chinese professor accused of Huawei-related fraud asks why case was moved to Brooklyn

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

A lawyer for a Chinese professor accused of obtaining technology from a Silicon Valley startup to benefit China’s Huawei on Wednesday told a federal judge that he would [...]
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China’s Car Market Is Heading From Recession To Depression

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

The Chinese auto market is crashing. Data from the Chinese Association of Auto Manufacturers show the passenger car market there contracted 6.9 percent in August and has [...]
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Donald Trump delays US tariff rate increase to avoid escalating trade tension on China’s National Day

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

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he will delay a planned increase in tariffs on Chinese goods at the request of vice-Premier Liu He to avoid escalating trade [...]
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As trade war pinches China, it opens doors wide for foreign money

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

As the Sino-US trade war drags on, Beijing is throwing its door wide open to foreign investors as concerns grow over declining exports, capital flight and persistent yuan [...]
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Concrete steps? For China cement giants, monster carbon footprint smothers climate goals

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

At its massive Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China, cement giant Anhui Conch has invested the best part of $10 million in new equipment to capture and [...]
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BOJ’s Dilemma Spurs Speculation on Reverse ‘Operation Twist’

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Japan’s central bank, long a pioneer in pushing the envelope of monetary policy in its campaign to stimulate the economy, may yet add to its record of innovation. The [...]
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Japan PM picks new foreign, defence ministers in reshuffle

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

Shinjiro Koizumi, 38-year-old son of former premier Junichiro Koizumi brought in to head environment ministry. Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday, brought [...]
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Japan struggles to deal with blackout after deadly Typhoon Faxai

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

Nearly half a million homes left without power as of Wednesday morning after typhoon pummelled Tokyo and nearby regions. Japanese utility company, Tokyo Electric Power [...]
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Japan’s machinery orders slip as trade gloom hits business spending

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

Japan’s machinery orders slipped in July, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, as slowing global demand and protracted trade tensions hit corporate investment in the [...]
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