Archive for December 7th, 2019

How China can become the world leader for solving climate change

How China can become the world leader for solving climate change

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

The global climate change community is gathered for the United Nations Conference of Parties in Madrid, with the growing recognition that the world is not on track to meet [...] » More

Maldives seeks to restructure China debt after years of heavy borrowing

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The Maldives is seeking a “diplomatic” solution to restructure its Chinese debt as the small but strategically located atoll nation struggles with repayments, the [...] » More

China drafts new rules to control rural plastic pollution

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China will tighten regulations on the use of plastic film by farmers to boost crop yields, which has become a major source of soil contamination throughout northern and [...] » More

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says China should be ‘graduated’ from supportive World Bank loan programme

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday agreed that the World Bank should expel China from a supportive loan programme that helps middle and low-income nations finance [...] » More

China’s economic clout welcomed by most of the world, but Asian neighbours remain wary: Pew survey

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s growing economic strength is seen by most people as positive, but the country’s rise as a global superpower is not making it popular with neighbours in [...] » More

Korean president hears reassurances from senior Chinese diplomat

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A senior China diplomat offered conciliatory remarks to South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday amid efforts to repair ties strained by a US anti-missile system, while [...] » More

Foreign funds binge on Chinese stocks on MSCI index lure as buying reveals new favourites

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Global fund managers loaded up on more Chinese stocks this week as the securities gained more weight in key global indexes at the same time tranquillity returned to [...] » More

US likely to hit China over Uighur ‘abuses’ despite trade talks

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

The US Congress is poised to hand President Donald Trump a second chance in less than a month to anger the Chinese government and attack its record on human rights, as he [...] » More

Virtual boyfriends a match for China’s single women

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Chinese teen Robin spends hours online chatting to her man, who always has a sympathetic ear for her problemsas long as she’s willing to pay him. The 19-year-old [...] » More

Chinese defy HK’s protest gloom in hunt for bargain stocks

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese investors more than doubled their Hong Kong stocks purchases this year, braving market headwinds from violent street protests and the protracted Sino-US trade war, [...] » More

China stocks log biggest weekly gain in nearly 2 months on upbeat data, trade hopes

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China stocks ended higher on Friday, posting their biggest weekly advances in nearly two months, buoyed by a series of upbeat economic data and hopes of a proposed Sino-US [...] » More

US Uighur bill’s threat to surveillance economy puts China on offensive

US Uighur bill’s threat to surveillance economy puts China on offensive

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China reacted angrily to President Donald Trump’s approval of legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters last month, but movement on another congressional bill, [...] » More

Chinese ambassador warns Canada against adopting motion calling for sanctions

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CBC | 6:02 AM

Ambassador Cong Peiwu reacted to comments by two Conservative senators China’s ambassador to Canada is threatening what he called “very firm [...] » More

President Trump’s trade policy seems to have achieved the impossible

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:02 AM

Past administrations’ symbolic protocol exchanges with Chinese leaders were a fool’s errand: Opposing view From Presidents Harry Truman to Donald Trump, the [...] » More

Bilibili inks three-year contract to broadcast League of Legends in China

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese video site Bilibili said on Friday it had agreed to a three-year contract to domestically broadcast events linked to the world’s most popular desktop game [...] » More