Archive for November 13th, 2019

Tear gas fired on campuses for first time as student protesters battle police at Chinese University, Polytechnic University and University of HK

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

Hong Kong police fired tear gas in tertiary institutions for the first time on Monday, with Chinese University turned into a smoking battlefield where student protesters and [...] » More

Chinese state media praises HK police ‘restraint’

Chinese state media praises HK police ‘restraint’

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

State media in China on Tuesday said the People’s Liberation Army was on hand if necessary to support police in Hong Kong as it praised the force for its [...] » More

China’s digital currency not seeking ‘full control’ of individuals’ details: central bank official

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

China’s proposed digitised domestic currency is not a bid to gain full control of information belonging to the general public, a senior central bank official said on [...] » More

China’s auto industry discusses ways to boost rural car sales: sources

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

China’s auto industry executives met with government officials over the weekend to discuss ways to promote higher car sales in rural areas, sources familiar with the [...] » More

Former Chinese trade negotiator explains why Trump re-election is best for China

13-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Fox | 6:02 AM

A former Chinese trade negotiator says President Trump’s style of being a straight shooter makes his re-election the best thing for US-China trade relations. [...] » More

Singles Day is China’s biggest shopping holiday. Why hasn’t America caught on?

13-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

Brands like ASOS, Urban Outfitters, and Nike have sales, but the US isn’t on board just yet. The world’s biggest shopping event occurs every year on November 11, [...] » More

China says stopping violence is the most important thing in HK

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

China said stopping violence is the most important thing in Hong Kong now after the United States condemned “unjustified use of deadly force” in the latest [...] » More

Since Beijing shunned waste imports, HK has deluged Southeast Asia with plastic

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

Hong Kong has become one of the top re-exporters of plastic waste from developed countries to Southeast Asia since mainland China’s ban on waste imports last year, an [...] » More

51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten

51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten

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

More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said [...] » More

A Chinese digital currency is the real threat, not Facebook’s Libra

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

Western governments need to start thinking about their response to currencies they cannot control The Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, was at least half right when [...] » More

HK and China stocks have relief rebounds as traders wait for key economic data, shrug off latest protest clashes

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

Sell-offs in Hong Kong and China stocks had a respite, with both equity benchmarks rebounding from losses a day earlier, as traders awaited a set of key October economic data [...] » More

Former Xiaomi director buys Tanglin Hill GCB for $31.5m

13-Nov-2019 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 6:02 AM

Former Xiaomi director buys Tanglin Hill GCB for $31.5m Located within the Ridley Park GCB area, the freehold bungalow is more than 30 years old and is nestled on a 16,446 sq [...] » More

China’s Jingye forges rescue deal for British Steel

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

Chinese industrial giant Jingye Group has agreed to buy bankrupt British Steel for an undisclosed amount, the official receiver said Monday in a rescue deal that saves [...] » More

Tariffs the sticking point in US-China trade negotiations

Tariffs the sticking point in US-China trade negotiations

13-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Chinese and US authorities have released conflicting statements on rolling back tariffs as part of a new trade deal that aims to end the trade dispute that started between [...] » More

World Bank scales back Uighur school project in China

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

The World Bank announced Monday it was cutting back a vocational education project in China’s Xinjiang province, even though an internal investigation did not back up [...] » More