Archive for November 29th, 2019

Shares of Alibaba surge for a second day, see nearly 10pct gains from their list price

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

Hong Kong-listed shares of Chinese tech giant Alibaba saw yet another stellar trading day following a blockbuster Tuesday listing in the city. Alibaba stock in Hong Kong rose [...]
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Just bluster? Beijing angered after Trump signs HK acts, but little sign of dent to trade talks

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

China on Thursday attacked the US administration after President Donald Trump after he signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, calling it a “blatant [...]
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Exclusive: Facing US sanctions, Venezuela offers suppliers payment in Chinese yuan sources

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

Venezuela’s government and its oil company PDVSA have offered to pay suppliers and contractors into accounts in China using the yuan currency, five people familiar with [...]
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Beijing repeats threat of consequences after Donald Trump signs HK acts

Beijing repeats threat of consequences after Donald Trump signs HK acts

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

The Chinese government has criticised US President Donald Trump’s signing of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, saying it amounted to “gross [...]
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China holds out carrot ahead of Taiwan election, but few convinced

China holds out carrot ahead of Taiwan election, but few convinced

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

China is stepping up efforts to be nice to Taiwan ahead of key elections on January 11, offering better treatment to Taiwanese in China and urging the democratic island to [...]
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With TikTok under US scrutiny, Chinese owner ByteDance beefs up risk analysis team abroad

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

The Chinese owner of viral short video app TikTok, recently under scrutiny in the US over national security concerns, is looking for professionals in Silicon Valley and other [...]
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A man left Australia for China on an early flight. Then a woman was found dead in his freezer

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

A man who left Australia shortly before a woman was found dead in a freezer in his apartment is being questioned by authorities in China’s central Sichuan province, New [...]
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No excuse for silence on China’s camps for Uighursexiled leader

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

The exiled leader of China’s minority Muslim Uighurs is pressing countries to cut trade links with Beijing, saying the time for business as usual is over. Dolkun Isa, [...]
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US ambassador blasts German economics minister for China communist comparison

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

The US ambassador to Germany chided Chancellor Angela Merkel’s economics affairs minister for drawing an insulting parallel between communist China and America. Richard [...]
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China to drive 5G smartphone adoption rate, expected to be 10 times that of 4G era, says researcher IDC

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

Although global smartphone growth is likely to remain subdued in coming years, consumers are expected to embrace the next-generation 5G network in its early stages, driving [...]
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BreakingviewsAlibaba listing opens new front in Tencent rivalry

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

A new front has opened up in China’s biggest tech rivalry. Hong Kong investors can now own shares in both Alibaba and Tencent after the e-commerce giant’s local [...]
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China pork imports climb in bid to control rising prices

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

China will import more than twice as much pork as last year, the commerce ministry said Thursday, after hog herds were devastated and prices of the staple meat soared [...]
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The Latest: China furious as Trump signs HK bills

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

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s signing bills supporting pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong (all times local): 10:15 a.m. China has reacted furiously to [...]
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China accuses US of ‘sinister intentions’ after Trump signs bills supporting HK protesters

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

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday the US has “sinister intentions” and its “plot” is “doomed to fail,” after [...]
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The Pope’s Nuclear Option For Japan’s Troubled Economy

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Pope Francis, economic strategist? Japanese policymakers are indeed having a come-to-Jesus moment this week following the pontiff’s stated disdain for Tokyo’s [...]
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