Archive for September 26th, 2019

Trump tells UN he will not accept a ‘bad’ trade deal with China

Trump tells UN he will not accept a ‘bad’ trade deal with China

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

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will not accept a “bad deal” in trade talks with China as the world’s two largest economies renew their push to end [...] » More

27 countries sign cybersecurity pledge with digs at China and Russia

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

Twenty-seven countries have signed a joint agreement on what constitutes fair and foul play in cyberspace with a nod toward condemning China and Russia. The statement, [...] » More

China gives waivers to importers to buy US soy exempt from tariffs: sources

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

China has given new waivers to several importers to buy US soybeans exempt from retaliatory tariffs, in a goodwill gesture ahead of high-level trade talks next month, two [...] » More

Beijing opens glitzy airport ahead of China’s 70th anniversary

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

A futuristic new airport in Beijing, which is expected to become one of the busiest in the world, was opened by President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. Xi declared the [...] » More

UPDATE 1-Huawei CFO fighting US extradition says her rights were violated

UPDATE 1-Huawei CFO fighting US extradition says her rights were violated

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

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver court on Tuesday as her lawyers argued that Canadian authorities abused their powers and violated her [...] » More

Video shows Canada border officers abusing Meng Wanzhou’s rights by questioning her about Iran, lawyers tell court, as Huawei extradition saga continues

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

Canadian border officers subjected Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to “chilling” and “extraordinarily serious misconduct” when they seized her [...] » More

China to step up support as economy slows further: ADB

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

China’s economic growth will ease further next year due to slowing exports and US trade tensions, the Asian Development Bank warned Wednesday as it revised downwards [...] » More

We want China to ‘wake up’ and open its economy even more, says European business group

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

China’s efforts to open up its economy have not been enough to improve foreign companies’ access into the domestic market, according to a paper released on [...] » More

Huawei CFO fighting US extradition says her rights were violated

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

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver court on Tuesday as her lawyers argued that Canadian authorities abused their powers and violated her [...] » More

US-Japan trade deal hits road block over autos

US-Japan trade deal hits road block over autos

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

US-Japan trade deal hits road block over autos US President Donald Trump and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe were due to unveil a new free trade pact to great fanfare on [...] » More

Abe asks Iran president to ensure safety of Hormuz

26-Sep-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York on Tuesday and asked him to ensure the safety of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz amid [...] » More

Abe urges Iran’s constructive role in easing Middle East tensions

26-Sep-2019 Intellasia | KyodoNews | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that Japan expects Iran to play a constructive role in stabilising the Middle East in the [...] » More

Japan, S. Korea business leaders urge mending fences

26-Sep-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

apanese and South Korean business leaders Tuesday expressed hope that the two Asian countries will mend the soured bilateral ties because the deterioration is negatively [...] » More

Cash register makers boost production to meet demand

26-Sep-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

Cash register makers have been revving up production ahead of the October 1 hike in the consumption tax, which will force some retailers to deal with two different tax rates. [...] » More

BOJ’s Kuroda says any easing will target short-, medium-term rates

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

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday that if the central bank were to ease monetary policy further, it would aim at pushing down short- and medium-term [...] » More