Archive for November 26th, 2019

‘Not enough pork in the world’ to deal with China’s demand for meat

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

The cost of living in China has outstripped the 3 percent government target for the first time in a decade, and a big part of the problem is the soaring price of pork, which [...] » More

China’s ambassador says will teach Chinese tourists to behave properly in Malaysia

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

China will teach its citizens on how to behave when visiting Malaysia as tourists, China’s Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian said. He said the embassy in Malaysia was [...] » More

Japan stresses to China importance of free, open HK

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

Japanese Foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Monday told his Chinese counterpart that he is highly concerned about the Hong Kong situation and it is important that a free [...] » More

China says defector to Australia is ‘unemployed’ fugitive

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

China sought late Saturday to discredit a man identified as a Chinese spy who defected to Australia with a trove of intelligence on Beijing’s political interference [...] » More

China to Raise Penalties on IP Theft in Trade War Compromise

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. China said it will raise penalties on violations of intellectual property [...] » More

Fresh headache for China after HK democrats rout pro-Beijing candidates

Fresh headache for China after HK democrats rout pro-Beijing candidates

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

After months of sometimes-violent unrest in Hong Kong, an election with record turnout handed a big victory to pro-democracy local district council candidates, posing a new [...] » More

More secrets of China’s Xinjiang camps leaked to foreign media

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

Classified Chinese government documents made public by an international group of journalists describe the repressive inner workings of detention camps in Xinjiang, in a [...] » More

Chinese investors choose Singapore over HK for ‘diversification’ but things could change

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

Chinese investors inquiring about property investment in Singapore have hit record highs since the second quarter of 2019, and China’s most widely used internet [...] » More

Positive US-China trade vibes are propelling Asian markets higher

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

Asian stocks advanced Monday, boosted by positive signals about a potential US-China trade deal. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index (HSI) opened up 1.1 percent and widened the [...] » More

HK establishment crushed at polls in stark message to Beijing

HK establishment crushed at polls in stark message to Beijing

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

Hong Kong’s deeply unpopular leader vowed Monday to “listen humbly” to voters after the pro-democracy camp scored a crushing victory in community-level [...] » More

Pope voices concern over future energy as he comforts victims of Fukushima disaster

Pope voices concern over future energy as he comforts victims of Fukushima disaster

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

Pope Francis expressed concern about future energy sources as he comforted victims of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster on Monday, noting a call by Japan’s [...] » More

Japan panel warns against fiscal complacency amid low rates

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

A top advisory panel to Finance minister Taro Aso urged the government on Monday to keep its grip on fiscal reform, warning against any complacency about low borrowing costs [...] » More

Japan stresses to China importance of free, open HK

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

Japanese Foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Monday told his Chinese counterpart that he is highly concerned about the Hong Kong situation and it is important that a free [...] » More

Pope Francis Lashes Nuclear Weapons As ‘Immoral’ During Trip To Japan

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

In a somber visit to Hiroshima and Nagasaki Sunday, Pope Francis condemned nuclear weapons as “immoral” and called for a world without them. “The use of [...] » More

Japan shares up by most in two weeks on trade truce hopes

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

Japanese stocks rose by the most in two weeks on Monday as investors turned more confident the United States and China could reach an agreement to de-escalate their trade [...] » More