Archive for November 9th, 2019

US official criticises countries ‘opening their arms’ to Chinese 5G

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

US chief technology officer Michael Kratsios on Thursday criticised countries that “open their arms” to Chinese 5G networks and artificial intelligence [...] » More

Don’t expect a ‘phase two’ US-China trade deal: analyst

Don’t expect a ‘phase two’ US-China trade deal: analyst

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Finance | 6:02 AM

Stocks hit record highs again Thursday amid new hopes China and the US may finally be making progress towards a trade deal. Overnight, Beijing said the two countries had [...] » More

In Tanjung Piai, Muhyiddin sees Chinese unhappiness but is certain group won’t turn on Pakatan

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) chief Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin acknowledged today that Tanjung Piai’s Chinese voters were unhappy with the ruling coalition over unresolved [...] » More

China’s October exports may offer hint of ‘stabilisation’, but still ‘hard to be optimistic’ amid US trade war

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

China’s exports fell for the third month in a row in October, the worst run since 2016, but while the smaller than expected drop hinted to some at a possible [...] » More

Chinese company in vaccine scandal declared bankrupt

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A Chinese maker of rabies vaccine that was fined 9.1 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) in a quality scandal that set off a crackdown on the industry said Friday it has been [...] » More

Trade negotiator who got China into WTO is rooting for Trump’s re-election because ‘Twitterer in Chief’ is easy to read

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

Donald Trump, whose trade war with China has upended global supply chains and imperilled the world’s economic growth, would be most welcomed with another four years in [...] » More

US-China fentanyl case just ‘the tip of the iceberg’

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

The question of what, if any, responsibility China should bear for fuelling a deadly opioid crisis in the United States has been a bitter source of contention between the two [...] » More

China bans children from late-night gaming to combat addiction

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Under-18s barred from playing between 10pm and 8am and are allotted 90 minutes a day during the week China has imposed curfews on minors playing video games to combat what [...] » More

China’s Didi reverses decision to allow late rides for men only

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

Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, which plans to relaunch its carpool service suspended after a woman was murdered by her driver last year, reversed a decision on [...] » More

China calls HK protesters ‘mobsters’ after stabbing

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

China has slammed radical protesters in Hong Kong as “mobsters” using violence to influence upcoming local elections, after a pro-Beijing lawmaker was injured in [...] » More

Didi revises Hitch service operation time after backlash over different treatment of men and women

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

Didi Chuxing, operator of China’s largest ride-hailing platform, has reversed a decision to allow only male passengers to hail a late hitch ride after a public backlash [...] » More

Joint US-Chinese operations against fentanyl led to trafficking gang’s downfall

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

Thursday’s sentencing of a gang of drug traffickers in a smoggy city in northern China that few outsiders are likely to have ever heard of offers a rare insight into [...] » More

Chasing shadows in China: Detained lawyer’s wife battles on

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

With winter approaching, Xu Yan brought some warm clothes and money for her husband to a detention centre in eastern China, though she’s not even sure the arrested [...] » More

China sentences fentanyl drug ring in rare public trial amid US trade talks

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

Nine members of a cross-border fentanyl smuggling ring were sentenced at a public hearing in a Chinese courtroom Thursday, a rare display by Beijing of its efforts to crack [...] » More

US-China trade war: hopes of deal rise after partial easing of tariffs

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

IMF says deal to alleviate trade tensions could persuade it to revise up growth forecasts China has raised hopes that a deal can be reached to end its trade war with the US [...] » More