Archive for January 6th, 2020

China banking regulator eases market access for foreign lenders

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s banking and insurance regulator (CBIRC) has released new rules which make it easier for foreign lenders to enter the Chinese market. The measures cancel the [...]
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Exclusive: China to keep same inflation target in 2020 despite food price spike sources

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China has decided to keep its inflation target unchanged this year at around 3%, sources say, suggesting policymakers will continue to roll out more economic support measures [...]
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Tesla reports solid Q4 auto deliveries, extending streak

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Electric automaker Tesla saw a late year surge after a bumpy start to 2019, posting a jump in car deliveries in the final three months, the company said Friday. The firm [...]
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China calls for easing UN sanctions on N Korea

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Chinese-Russian resolution aimed at easing international sanctions on North Korea is a “timely” step in the “right direction,” China’s UN [...]
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China seeks to identify cause of mystery pneumonia infecting 44

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese health authorities are trying to identify what is causing an outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, officials said on Friday, as the tally of cases rose [...]
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A Dramatic Before-and-After Look at China’s First Aircraft Carrier

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Tencent | 6:02 AM

A picture of China’s first aircraft carrier before it was eventually completed has surfaced on the Chinese internet. The images showed up on Tencent’s microblog [...]
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Factbox: Key facts on Taiwan-China relations ahead of Taiwan elections

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan goes to the polls next Saturday to elect a new president and parliament. China, which considers Taiwan merely a Chinese province and part of its territory, will be [...]
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China’s space contractor plans more than 40 launches in 2020

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Space News | 6:02 AM

China’s main space contractor is aiming to carry out more than 40 launches in 2020, including lunar, interplanetary and space infrastructure missions. The China [...]
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HK steps up response to mystery disease from China

HK steps up response to mystery disease from China

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong authorities activated a newly created “serious response” level as fears spread about a mysterious infectious disease that may have been brought back by [...]
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Cases of mystery respiratory illness in China rise to 44

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

he number of cases of a new type of viral pneumonia linked to a food market in central China has risen to 44, local health authorities said Friday, in an outbreak awakening [...]
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Nearly 50 people contract mystery respiratory illness in China

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Scores of people have now contracted a mystery respiratory illness linked to a food market in China, local health authorities said. At least 44 people have now been infected [...]
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China and the United States will compete for launch supremacy in 2020

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Arstechnica | 6:02 AM

For the second year in a row, China dominated the global rankings in terms of orbital launches. The communist country finished 2019 with 34 orbital launch attempts and 32 [...]
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Chinese casino bribery scandal ensnares more Japanese MPs

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

Six Japanese politicians have now been linked to a bribery scandal involving a Chinese gambling firm that was attempting to get a foothold in Japan’s nascent casino [...]
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Alarms raised in China as pneumonia outbreak infects dozens

Alarms raised in China as pneumonia outbreak infects dozens

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | News Agencies | 6:02 AM

China’s health authorities are trying to identify what is causing an outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, officials said, as the number of its cases rose [...]
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Japan’s warship deployment could push a pacifist country into conflict

Japan’s warship deployment could push a pacifist country into conflict

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Since the end of the second world war and the enactment of its pacifist constitution, Japan has deployed its forces overseas mostly on peacekeeping operations under UN [...]
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