Archive for November 2nd, 2019

Korea October exports fall most in 4 years but government says worst may be over

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korean exports in October fell for an 11th consecutive month and by the most in nearly four years as shipments to China kept slowing and computer chip prices plunged, [...] » More

‘Inter-Korean ties not in good shape’

‘Inter-Korean ties not in good shape’

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Relations between the two Koreas are “not in good shape,” Chung Eui-yong, chief of the presidential National Security Office (NSO), said Friday. “Since May, [...] » More

Macau casino revenue drops 3.2pct in October

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 3.2 percentin October year-on-year, hit by tempered demand from high-roller gamblers due to slowing economic growth [...] » More

China to ‘perfect’ HK leader appointment system, warns on national security

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China will “perfect” the way the leader of Hong Kong is appointed and replaced, and won’t tolerate separatism or threats to national security there, a [...] » More

China’s top political body met in secret and issued an ominous message to HK

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

One of the most secretive events on the Chinese political calendar ended this week with a communique that acknowledged “increasing challenges” but provided few [...] » More

Chinese airlines hit by slides in demand on routes to HK, Taiwan

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s three biggest airlines saw double-digit declines in demand on their so-called regional routes in September, as protests in Hong Kong and Beijing’s travel [...] » More

Security firm says Chinese hackers intercepted text messages

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | APl | 6:02 AM

Chinese hackers with a history of state-sponsored espionage have intercepted the text messages of thousands of foreigners in a targeted campaign that planted eavesdropping [...] » More

China Growth Nowhere Near Official Estimates, Says Morningstar

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

China’s third quarter growth rate has fallen to 6 percent, says Beijing. No it hasn’t. It’s more like 3 percent, says Morningstar’s China economics [...] » More

Trump says US, China to announce new venue to ink trade deal soon

Trump says US, China to announce new venue to ink trade deal soon

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States and China would soon announce a new site where he and Chinese President Xi Jinping will sign a “Phase [...] » More

HK court rejects TVB’s urgent bid to ban anyone from assaulting staff and damaging property, after broadcaster targeted at protests

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

A Hong Kong court has turned down an urgent application from the city’s biggest television broadcaster to prohibit anyone from assaulting its crew or damaging its [...] » More

China needs to obey the law

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

Many have rushed to judge President Trump’s proclamation of a still incomplete China trade agreement, but overhyping the deal or winning only minor concessions are [...] » More

SEAsia leaders to push for progress on China-backed trade pact

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asian leaders will race to get a sprawling China-backed trade pact over the line at a regional meeting in Thailand this weekend, as Beijing’s bruising trade [...] » More

China central bank to issue 30 billion yuan of bills in HK on November7

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s central bank said on Friday it will issue 20 billion yuan ($2.84 billion) worth of 3-month yuan-denominated bills and another 10 billion yuan of one-year bills [...] » More

BreakingviewsChina sends two messages with one Macau invitation

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Macau is being pulled into dangerous crossfire. China has suggested the world’s largest gambling centre as a venue for US President Donald Trump and his Chinese [...] » More

Environment now a focus for young Chinese, says sci-fi author Chen Qiufan

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China’s millenials are increasingly pursuing happiness and sustainable living rather than wealth and luxury, award-winning sci-fi writer Chen Qiufan says, insisting the [...] » More