Archive for November 9th, 2019

As US-China rivalry spills into education UCLA hits out at ‘corrosive’ racial profiling of foreign students

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

Amid growing reports of Chinese students and academics facing discrimination in the United States, a leading American college has criticised unnamed authorities for judging [...] » More

China leaves bitcoin mining out of list of restricted activities

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

China, which is among the biggest manufacturers of bitcoin mining gear, has decided against eliminating the mining of the cryptocurrency, the state planner has indicated. The [...] » More

Are banned Chinese cameras watching the US military?

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

Amid news that thousands of banned Chinese-made surveillance devices are in use across American government installations, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is asking the Pentagon to [...] » More

China’s trade with US shrinks in October despite optimism

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

US-Chinese trade contracted again in October, despite optimism about possible progress in talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth. Chinese [...] » More

US charges New York company with illegal Chinese equipment sales

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

Federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges accusing a New York company of exposing the US government and private customers to security risks by illegally importing and [...] » More

China sentences former Japanese politician to life

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

A court in southern China sentenced an elderly former Japanese politician to life in prison Friday for smuggling drugs in shoes packed inside a suitcase he was trying to take [...] » More

Charges: Chinese surveillance goods illegally sold to US

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

A Long Island firm sold tens of millions of dollars in Chinese-made surveillance and other sensitive security equipment to customers, including the US military to use on [...] » More

China renews attack on Pompeo, says Communist Party criticism ‘dangerous’

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

China’s Foreign Ministry launched a renewed attack on US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, saying that his recent criticism of the Chinese Communist Party was [...] » More

US Commerce Dept finds Chinese exporters dumped ceramic tile

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

The US Commerce Department said on Thursday it made a preliminary determination that Chinese exporters had dumped ceramic tile in the US market at less than fair value. In a [...] » More

China’s tobacco monopoly means big risks for e-cigarette startups

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

In a glass-walled laboratory, chemists puff on vaping devices as they test liquid nicotine flavors. Nearby, staffers with cartons of instant noodles on their desks tap away [...] » More

French musicals strike a chord in China

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

French musicals that were hits in their country have struck a chord and found a second life far from homein China, where fans sing along with the foreign cast. Western [...] » More

China export drop beats forecasts in October but more pain tipped

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

China’s exports suffered their third month of decline in October, and while the drop was less than expected there were warnings Friday of more pain to come as the US [...] » More

China exporting lethal drones to Middle East, Esper says

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

Defense Secretary Mark Esper this week warned of the dangers of China as it vies for global dominance in artificial intelligence (AI)including its move to export military [...] » More

Liberal party lawyers say it’s ‘laughable’ Chinese-language election signs swayed voters

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

Lawyers for the Liberal party have said it was “laughable” to suggest people would have changed their mind on how to vote at the 2019 federal election based on a [...] » More

Huawei founder says US sanctions not his toughest crisis

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

For decades, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei stayed out of sight as his company grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and surpassed Apple as the No. [...] » More