Archive for November 18th, 2019

Alibaba’s homecoming is about pleasing China and buying trade war insurance

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

Alibaba’s plan to raise billions of dollars by selling shares on the Hong Kong stock market will be one of the largest public offerings in the world this year. [...]
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Hundreds of pro-China protesters rally amid HK chaos

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

Hundreds of pro-China protesters rallied in Hong Kong on Saturday to denounce increasingly violent anti-government unrest in the Chinese-ruled city and support the police who [...]
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Alibaba gets strong demand for $13.4 billion HK listing: sources

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

Alibaba’s (BABA.N) order books for its $13.4 billion Hong Kong share sale have already been covered “multiple times,” sources with direct knowledge of the [...]
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China targets one of Asia’s biggest meth cartel: deputy drug tsar

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

Chinese drug police are working with Mekong countries to strike at the heart of a mega-rich meth syndicate, a senior Beijing drugs tsar said, as the region targets top-level [...]
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Ray Dalio says ‘capital wars’ will be the next front in the US-China economic conflict

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

The economic fight between the US and China that has roiled financial markets over the last two years could next blossom into a full-blown war for investing capital and [...]
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China’s largest garbage dump at capacity25 years early

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

China’s biggest dump is already full25 years earlyafter the massive amount of waste produced by the country’s 1.4 billion people forced the garbage graveyard to [...]
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China envoy threatens to ban Swedish minister over Gui Minhai award

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

Sweden’s minister for culture defended freedom of speech at a literary award ceremony for detained bookseller Gui Minhai in Stockholm on Friday, after Beijing’s [...]
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Xi Jinping wants to make China great again

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGlobeandMail | 6:02 AM

The top brass of China’s Communist Party (CCP) its 370-strong Central Committee recently emerged from the Fourth Plenum of the 2017 Party Congress. Such meetings, [...]
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US and China have significant differences ahead of trade talks Friday night

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

Top US and Chinese negotiators are seeking to narrow differences on an initial trade agreement during a Friday evening phone call, but remain split on key issues. President [...]
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US-China deal could be signed by ministers: White House

US-China deal could be signed by ministers: White House

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

A partial trade agreement between the United States and China could be signed at the ministerial level, not by the two nations’ presidents, a top White House aide said [...]
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Chinese professor ‘harassed’ by ICBC bank staff after accidentally exposing its Taiwan-free map

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

A Shanghai academic who tried to highlight a major bank’s English mistakes complained that he was subjected to a campaign of harassment from its staff because he had [...]
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Australia intel chair blocked from China after criticising Beijing

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

Australia’s parliamentary intelligence committee head, who has previously criticised Beijing, said he had been blocked from entering China due to his “frankness [...]
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Investors Should Worry Less About the Trade War and More About China’s Economy

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:02 AM

Optimism for an initial trade deal between the US and China took a hit on reports that China is wary of committing to a certain number of agricultural purchases and still [...]
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China bought most of Greece’s main port and now it wants to make it the biggest in Europe

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

China is looking to transform Greece’s Piraeus port into the biggest harbor in Europe making it the most crucial transit hub for trade between Asia and Europe. In 2016, [...]
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China’s Xi calls HK unrest ‘urgent’ in rare comment on protests

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:02 AM

In a rare public intervention on the subject, Chinese President Xi Jinping said spiralling protests in Hong Kong were challenging the “one country, two systems” [...]
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