Archive for November 14th, 2019

Pollution alarm as tourism businesses contaminate home of China’s hairy crab

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

A drinking water source in the home of the Chinese delicacy, the hairy crab, has become contaminated as the area has become overrun by tourists and unlicensed farm-stay [...]
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China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Chinese government also wants to set limits on the region’s growth in order to design its own national park system. There’s a building boom on the Tibetan [...]
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Chinese takeover marks new chapter in history of British Steel

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

A Chinese buy-out marks a new chapter in the tumultuous history of steelmaking in the United Kingdom, which has been characterised by nationalisation, privatisations and [...]
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China’s regional GDP numbers are suspect, but still worth watching

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | QZ | 6:02 AM

The main reason you can’t trust China’s national GDP statistics is that you can’t trust regional Chinese statistics. The leaders of China’s 32 regions [...]
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Alibaba gets nod to sell shares in HK, in a secondary listing that catapults city back to the top of world’s IPO ranking

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

The listing committee of the Hong Kong stock exchange has approved the application by Alibaba Group Holding, the record holder of the largest global initial public offering, [...]
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Chinese takeover marks new chapter in history of British Steel

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

A Chinese buy-out marks a new chapter in the tumultuous history of steelmaking in the United Kingdom, which has been characterised by nationalisation, privatisations and [...]
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Tencent misses estimates with a 13 per cent decline in quarterly profit

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

Third-quarter revenue increased 21 per cent to 97.2 billion yuan, but it was still below analysts’ estimate of 99 billion yuan Tencent Holdings, operator of [...]
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Alibaba Wins Exchange’s Approval for Mega HK Listing

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Finance | 6:02 AM

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has won approval to forge ahead with a Hong Kong share sale that could raise at least $10 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. [...]
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Philip Morris scours China start-ups for technology to replicate IQOS system in medical field

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

Philip Morris, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes and the IQOS tobacco heating system, is scouring China’s start-up scene for inhalation technology that can be developed [...]
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Trump hails economic boom, says China trade deal is ‘close’

Trump hails economic boom, says China trade deal is ‘close’

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

President Donald Trump on Tuesday took credit for an American economic renaissance but was greeted by another salvo from US industries that blame his trade wars for [...]
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China retail giant Alibaba given OK for huge HK listing

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

Chinese online retail titan Alibaba has been given the go-ahead to list shares in Hong Kong, reports said Wednesday, in what could be the city’s biggest IPO in almost a [...]
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California, ‘ground zero for US-China relations’, feels the pinch as trade war tariffs hit American port traffic

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

Karen Quintana used to pay little attention to US President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed. But as the US-China trade war has dragged on, monitoring the frequent social [...]
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All those Singles Day packages show where’s the real battleground for China’s online shopping giants

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Alibaba, JD.com and Pinduoduo. For these three forces of China’s online shopping market, winning the race to tap the country’s fastest-growing regions will depend [...]
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Revolution of rising expectations could hit China’s economy

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

For more than a decade, China has accounted for a quarter or more of global economic growth. With its economy currently navigating a rough patch, the question is whether this [...]
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Fear stoked by Chinese-funded port and SEZ in Burma’s Rakhine

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

Aung Gyi is forced to fish covertly under the shroud of night in western Myanmar waters as China bids to transform the strategically key region into a shipping and industrial [...]
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