Archive for October 30th, 2019

China Is Building a ‘Undersea Great Wall’ To Take on America in a War

China Is Building a ‘Undersea Great Wall’ To Take on America in a War

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | NationalInterest | 6:02 AM

As defense analysts brood over the evolving military balance in the western Pacific, considerations related to undersea warfare keep coming to the fore. Given the lethality [...] » More

Bitcoin had a wild weekend, briefly topping $10,000, after China’s Xi sang blockchain’s praises

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

Bitcoin’s price rose sharply over the weekend, recovering from a plunge just days earlier, after Chinese President Xi Jinping gave a speech embracing blockchain [...] » More

China to Be First to Launch Digital Currency, Says Think Tank Exec

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CoinTelegraph | 6:02 AM

An executive at a Chinese economics think tank has said that China’s central bank will be the first to launch a digital currency successfully. According to Chinese tech [...] » More

New US rules would require carriers to remove Chinese equipment

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

China slams US for ‘economic bullying’ of Huawei, ZTE China on Tuesday blasted as “economic bullying” a US proposal to block telecom carriers buying [...] » More

VW ramps up China electric car factories, taking aim at Tesla

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

Volkswagen AG is ramping up production of electric cars to around 1 million vehicles by end of 2022, according to manufacturing plans seen by Reuters, enabling the German [...] » More

US welcomes intra-Afghan talks in China

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

The United States on Monday welcomed China’s hosting of a fresh meeting bringing together Afghan officials and the Taliban, after President Donald Trump abruptly ended [...] » More

Maker of China’s TikTok denies report it is planning HK listing

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

Chinese internet start-up ByteDance, whose globally popular app TikTok has raised US security concerns, on Tuesday denied reports that it was considering an initial public [...] » More

Uighur musician listed for China show year after disappearance

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

A prominent Uighur musician who was rumoured to have disappeared into a re-education camp in China’s northwest Xinjiang will perform in Shanghai next month, the event [...] » More

US considers extending some tariff exclusions on Chinese imports as trade talks continue

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

The US will consider extending certain tariff exclusions on $34 billion of imports from China as the two nations work toward a trade agreement, the Office of the US Trade [...] » More

US rejects sanctions sought by China in tariffs case, going to arbitration: trade official

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

The United States rejected China’s request on Monday for $2.4 billion in compensatory sanctions for alleged US failure to comply with a World Trade Organisation (WTO) [...] » More

Huawei Twitter comments defended by economist Jeffrey Sachs, says Donald Trump ‘still wrong’

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

Ten months after sparking a social media storm with his comments defending Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial executive of China’s technology giant Huawei, Columbia [...] » More

US welcomes intra-Afghan talks in China

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

The United States on Monday welcomed China’s hosting of a fresh meeting bringing together Afghan officials and the Taliban, after President Donald Trump abruptly ended [...] » More

US regulator to bar China’s Huawei and ZTE from government subsidy programme

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

The US telecommunications regulator plans to vote in November to designate China’s Huawei and ZTE as national security risks, barring their US rural carrier customers [...] » More

The US and China Need to Put Aside Their Rivalry and Focus on the Common Enemy: Climate Change

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

The US worries that China has become a political and economic threat. China worries that the US is attempting to constrain it. These concerns increasingly resemble a classic [...] » More

Tiffany takeover approach is all about chasing Chinese money

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Two of Europe’s wealthiest families, and one from South Africa, are fighting it out for control of the world’s most-sought after luxury goods brands, and with [...] » More