Archive for October 19th, 2019

China says its economy grew 6pct in the third quarter, slower than expected

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

China released third-quarter GDP figures on Friday showing the economy grew 6.0 percent from a year ago the lowest in at least 27-1/2 years, according to Reuters records. [...] » More

NBA boss Silver says losses in China row ‘substantial’

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday the league has suffered “substantial” losses following its dispute with China. “I don’t know where we go [...] » More

China’s growth slows to 6pct in third quarter, weakest in 27 years

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China’s economy expanded at its slowest rate in nearly three decades during the third quarter as it was hit by the long-running US trade war and cooling domestic [...] » More

‘Fiction’ warning slapped on anti-China book by Trump adviser Peter Navarro

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A key source quoted frequently by US President Donald Trump’s top trade adviser and anti-China author Peter Navarro has been outed as a fake and reprints of his book [...] » More

China’s economic growth worse than expected, sinking to new low of 6.0 per cent in third quarter amid US trade war

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s economy grew by 6.0 per cent in the third quarter of 2019, the lowest quarterly growth rate since records began in March 1992. The new low marks a continuation [...] » More

Chinese ship that sank Philippine fishing boat in South China Sea may have been on enforcement mission, US analysts say

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Chinese vessel that collided with a Philippine ship in the South China Sea in June may have been sent to the disputed waters on enforcement duty, according to US analysts. [...] » More

China’s upgraded cybersecurity law could take a toll

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Axios | 6:02 AM

China is applying tougher cybersecurity standards more widely as of December 1, requiring companies to open their networks and deploy government-approved equipment. The [...] » More

AirAsia boss keen to link Sabah’s east coast and China

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Sabah’s often overlooked east coast will get a tourism boost from international direct flights from AirAsia, expected to start early next year. AirAsia Group CEO Tan [...] » More

China calls US outrage over Venezuela UN election ‘unjustifiable’

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China on Friday denounced the US for calling Venezuela’s entry into the UN Human Rights Council “a tragedy”, after the South American country won a seat [...] » More

China subsidising Xinjiang companies’ use of forced labour, US lawmakers told

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Forced labour is increasingly forming an integral part of Beijing’s efforts to “re-educate” Muslim minorities in China’s far west, according to a new [...] » More

The Chinese national security threat is bigger than Huawei

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Axios | 6:02 AM

The consensus in Washington is increasingly clear: The security threat to the US from Chinese firms is bigger than just Huawei. Why it matters: If the administration views [...] » More

Oil dips as China posts slowest GDP growth in almost three decades

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Oil prices slid on Friday on jitters over demand from China after the world’s largest oil importer recorded its weakest quarter of economic growth in nearly three [...] » More

Backlash grows over China sea map in ‘Abominable’ film

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Backlash is growing in Southeast Asia over a scene in the animated film “Abominable” that features a map of the South China Sea showing Beijing’s contested [...] » More

Exclusive: Satellite images reveal China’s aircraft carrier ‘factory,’ analysts say

Exclusive: Satellite images reveal China’s aircraft carrier ‘factory,’ analysts say

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

High-resolution satellite images show that the construction of China’s first full-sized aircraft carrier is progressing steadily alongside expansive infrastructure work [...] » More

Mainland Chinese shares fall as growth weakens more than expected

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Asia Pacific markets mostly declined on Friday by the close, as China released worse-than-expected gross domestic product figures, impacted by Beijing’s protracted [...] » More