Archive for May 19th, 2020

Alibaba’s Jack Ma resigns from SoftBank board

19-May-2020 Intellasia | Finance | 6:02 AM

SoftBank Group Corp said on Monday that Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma will resign from its board, in the latest departure by a high-profile ally of CEO Masayoshi Son. The [...] » More

Tibetan exile govt urges China to reveal whereabouts of Panchen Lama

19-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Tibet’s parliament-in-exile on Sunday called for Beijing to confirm the “well-being and whereabouts” of the Panchen Lama, the second-most important figure [...] » More

Chinese President Xi Jinping shifts focus to ‘affluent society’ goal, but warns Covid-19 threat remains

19-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping has been busy touring the country in recent weeks with his message to the people to remain vigilant to the ongoing threat of Covid-19 while [...] » More

China’s Chang’e-4 probe survives 500 Earth days on Moon’s far side

19-May-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

China’s Chang’e-4 probe has survived 500 Earth days on the far side of the moon while conducting a scientific exploration of the virgin territory. The lander and [...] » More

Coronavirus: Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli publishes new paper on pathogen’s evolution

19-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Shi Zhengli, the Chinese virologist whose work has been the subject of controversial theories about the origin of the novel coronavirus, has published new research into [...] » More

How will China’s annual legislative meetings affect the stock investor? Five key industries to watch

19-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China is set to hold its most important annual political event this week, and it has big implications for stock investors of the Hong Kong and China markets. The annual [...] » More

China urges food companies to boost supplies on fears of further COVID-19 disruption

19-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China has asked trading firms and food processors to boost inventories of grains and oilseeds as a possible second wave of coronavirus cases and worsening infection rates [...] » More

Trump is threatening the global financial system as he looks to punish China

Trump is threatening the global financial system as he looks to punish China

19-May-2020 Intellasia | SMH | 6:02 AM

As the Trump administration seeks to hold China responsible for the spread of the coronavirus and deflect attention from its own shortcomings, it is widening its search for [...] » More

‘Superpower marathon’: US may lead China in tech right now but Beijing has the strength to catch up

19-May-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The United States might be leading in some areas of its technology race with China but experts warn against the world’s largest economy resting on its laurels, urging [...] » More

Coronavirus: China doesn’t need big economic stimulus, advisers and former officials say

19-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China does not need to launch a large economic stimulus effort to address the damage being done by the coronavirus pandemic, a group of government advisers and former [...] » More

Pompeo warns China over interference with US journalists in HK

Pompeo warns China over interference with US journalists in HK

19-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he believed China had threatened to interfere with the work of US journalists in Hong Kong, and warned Beijing that any [...] » More

China has been trying to avoid fallout from coronavirus. Now 100 countries are pushing for an investigation

19-May-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin once called Xi Jinping, the Chinese leader, a “lone warrior.” Putin was joking, but that description is starting to look more and [...] » More

China smog rises in April for first time this year

19-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese air pollution rose in April for the first time since December, official data showed on Monday, with analysts attributing the rebound to the resumption of economic [...] » More

Wuhan’s hospitals return to normal after last coronavirus patients return home

19-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Wuhan’s hospitals returned to normal over the weekend after the last Covid-19 patients in the city where the disease first emerged were discharged. However, more cases [...] » More

Huawei calls US move to curb chips supply ‘arbitrary’, expects business impact

19-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Huawei Technologies in its first official response to the Trump administration’s move to curb its access to global chip supplies called it “arbitrary” and [...] » More