Archive for April 14th, 2020

Ren Zhiqiang: China’s conscience and hope to save the Chinese people

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

Nearly a month after the sudden disappearance of Ren Zhiqiang, a retired businessperson in China, Chinese authorities recently announced his official detention and [...] » More

Beijing faces a diplomatic crisis after reports of mistreatment of Africans in China causes outrage

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Beijing is facing a diplomatic crisis in Africa after reports of alleged coronavirus-related discrimination against African nationals in China sparked widespread anger across [...] » More

Wet markets in China’s Wuhan struggle to survive coronavirus blow

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Fish and vegetable merchants are reopening stalls at wet markets in China’s central city of Wuhan as it lifts a months-long lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic, [...] » More

China steel body says EU anti-dumping duties on stainless steel are ‘over-protection’

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s Iron and Steel Association said provisional anti-dumping duties the EU has imposed on some of China’s stainless steel products are excessive. “Hot [...] » More

To Belgrade and beyond: Beijing exports China model of virus management

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Last month, six Chinese medical professionals stepped off an Air Serbia jet in Belgrade to a red-carpet welcome from President Aleksandar Vucic and an array of cabinet [...] » More

China vows improvements for Africans after virus discrimination claims

China vows improvements for Africans after virus discrimination claims

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Under strong international pressure, China on Sunday vowed to improve the treatment of Africans in the southern city of Guangzhou following accusations of discrimination [...] » More

US, China stepping up military messaging amid pandemic: analysts

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Media visibility and direct messaging could be the motives behind the frequent appearances of Chinese and American military assets near Taiwan, especially as they are both [...] » More

Coronavirus: foreigners who flout quarantine rules could face 10-year ban from China

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Foreigners in China who flout the country’s coronavirus quarantine rules risk losing their visas, being deported and banned from re-entry for up to 10 years, Beijing [...] » More

Japanese PM urger Nation to stay at home while awkwardly petting a dog in video

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has urged the country to remain at home to help combat the novel coronavirus outbreak in Japan with a video message also featuring Japanese [...] » More

Japan’s Narita Airport offers cardboard beds for travellers awaiting coronavirus all-clear

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s Narita Airport has prepared an impromptu hotel of cardboard beds and quilts in its baggage-claim area for passengers from overseas who might have to stay there [...] » More

SoftBank CEO Son says will supply 300 million masks per month to Japan

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

SoftBank Group Corp CEO Masayoshi Son said he has secured a monthly supply of 300 million face masks for Japan after reaching a deal with Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD [...] » More

Japanese students protest schools reopening, despite sharp increase in coronavirus cases

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

Students in eastern Japan are protesting the reopening of schools as the nation records its biggest daily increase in coronavirus cases. Third-year students at Hitachi [...] » More

No Lockdown In Japan: Request-Based Emergency Measures Having Limited Effect In Reducing Crowds

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Fobes | 6:02 AM

The first weekend under the state of emergency in Japan declared last week by prime minister Shinzo Abe has drawn to a close, and government measures to contain the spread of [...] » More

Japan faces higher risk of job losses, data analysis shows

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan may see new hirings slow and job losses increase, particularly among service-sector firms struggling to cope with the intensifying pain of the coronavirus crisis, [...] » More

Poorly managed condos trigger concerns over safety, use by criminals

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

Across the nation, there is a growing problem of aging condominiums left vacant and improperly managed becoming a danger to communities. Given the possibilities that such [...] » More