Archive for August 14th, 2020

China, Nepal should support each other’s core interests: Chinese official

14-Aug-2020 Intellasia | WioNews | 6:02 AM

China and Nepal should firmly support each other’s core interests and major concerns, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday as the two countries held their annual [...] » More

Coronavirus reappears in Chinese woman more than five months after she recovered from initial infection

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

A Chinese woman who recovered from Covid-19 more than five months ago has tested positive for the coronavirus again, authorities in central China said on Wednesday. The [...] » More

China’s Houston consulate had long been on FBI radarJustice Department official

China’s Houston consulate had long been on FBI radarJustice Department official

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

China’s consulate in Houston had long been on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s radar as a base for Chinese efforts to steal US intellectual property, the US [...] » More

Passengers from mainland China to be allowed temporary transit through HK

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

Hong Kong International Airport said on Thursday that passengers from mainland China would be able to transit through Hong Kong to other destinations from August 15 until [...] » More

China military says recent drills near Taiwan were ‘necessary’ to safeguard sovereignty

China military says recent drills near Taiwan were ‘necessary’ to safeguard sovereignty

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

China’s military recently held drills directed at Taiwan, a People’s Liberation Army spokesman said on Thursday, after a high level visit by the United States to [...] » More

China cracks down on ‘big stomach kings’ in fight against food wastage

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

China’s biggest short-video and social media platforms said they will punish users seen to be wasting food in their broadcasts, cracking down on so-called “big [...] » More

US sanctions: economist Yu Yongding flags risk of Chinese bank assets being seized overseas

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

If push comes to shove in their financial row, the United States could not only sanction Chinese banks, but also seize overseas Chinese assets, a prominent Beijing adviser [...] » More

Mainland China reports 19 new coronavirus cases on August 12

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

China reported 19 new coronavirus cases on the mainland on August 12, down from 25 on the previous day, the country’s health authority said on Thursday. The National [...] » More

Positive long-term vital signs for China’s global health care players: report

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

China’s health care industry is facing stricter overseas scrutiny and pressure in the global supply chain, but the Chinese players will survive and may even become more [...] » More

China hopes US will create conditions to carry out Phase 1 deal, commerce official says

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

China hopes the United States will stop taking restrictive and discriminatory action against Chinese firms and create conditions for the implementation of a Phase 1 trade [...] » More

Is it time for China to leash its Wolf Warrior diplomats?

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

Until just a few years ago, China’s diplomats were known largely for their caution and restraint. For decades their approach was to give little away in public but as [...] » More

China facing food shortage after months of flooding, infestations

14-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Chinese Chair Xi Jinping’s call for an end to food waste is a sign that the communist country is facing a shortage of grains and pork after months of flooding, insect [...] » More

China’s exports to show ‘remarkable’ rise despite coronavirus and US decoupling threat, customs chief says

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

China will eventually gain a bigger share of total global exports regardless of the impact of the coronavirus on foreign demand and threats of decoupling from the United [...] » More

Beijing plans to scrap mandatory ratings to help companies hit by coronavirus issue bonds and raise new funds

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

China plans to remove mandatory credit ratings for companies in a move that will make it easier for them to issue debt and raise funds on the country’s stock exchanges. [...] » More

China’s crying foul over Azar visit to Taiwan sign of ‘weakness’: Pompeo

14-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said that China’s protests over a visit by US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to Taiwan are a sign of [...] » More