Archive for October 24th, 2020

Chinese social media apps held to same standards as e-commerce platforms under new draft regulation

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Social media apps such as Douyin, WeChat and Kuaishou may be subject to the same regulatory oversight as e-commerce platforms like Taobao, Pinduoduo and JD.com in China if a [...] » More

Trump-Biden final debate: China ‘will be forced to play by international rules’

Trump-Biden final debate: China ‘will be forced to play by international rules’

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Democratic White House contender Joe Biden pledged during the final US presidential debate on Thursday that, if elected, he would force China to “play by the [...] » More

Huawei revenue growth wilts under ‘intense pressure’

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Huawei’s revenue growth slowed significantly in the first nine months of 2020, the Chinese telecom giant said Friday, citing “intense pressure” on [...] » More

China revises national defence law to enhance security

China revises national defence law to enhance security

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China has issued a draft revision to its national defence law as it seeks to enhance security in key areas like cyberspace, and improve communication between the government [...] » More

China-US relations: Beijing slams Washington for classing media firms as foreign missions

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing has described Washington’s labelling of six Chinese media outlets operating in the US as foreign missions “political oppression” and threatened to [...] » More

China’s state media calls for animal abuse to be illegal after cat and unborn kittens killed by boiling water

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s state broadcaster CCTV called for legislation against animal abuse after news of a Chinese security guard pouring boiling water over a pregnant cat went viral [...] » More

China’s retail sales rebound, but a shift in consumer habits makes the economic outlook fuzzy

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

When Vivian Li walked into a popular hotpot restaurant in downtown Beijing last week, it was the first time she had dined out in two months. Li, in her early 30s, has reined [...] » More

China sets limits in plan to ease capital controls in Greater Bay Area under cross-border wealth management scheme

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China is moving a step closer to easing capital controls within the Greater Bay Area by setting the amount of fund flows allowed under an investment scheme with Hong Kong and [...] » More

Xi invokes Chinese military might with US in mind

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

President Xi Jinping issued a sharp warning Friday to potential “invaders” of Beijing’s military resolve, speaking on the 70th anniversary of his [...] » More

Blockchain allowed 17 million people to travel between Guangdong, Macau amid coronavirus pandemic

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Even amid a global travel standstill due to the coronavirus, more than 17 million people travelled between Macau and China’s southern Guangdong province since May. This [...] » More

Xi says China will not let security, sovereignty interests be undermined

Xi says China will not let security, sovereignty interests be undermined

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Seventy years after Chinese troops entered the Korean War to fight against US troops, President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China will never allow its sovereignty, [...] » More

Xinhua Silk Road: China’s solar industry to embrace faster growth amid carbon neutrality goal

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | CNW Group | 6:02 AM

China’s solar industry is expected to embrace faster growth against the background that China aims to have CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality [...] » More

Fresh China ban on international tour groups weighs on sector stocks, to push firms further towards domestic market

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China has extended the ban on inbound and outbound international group tours after several cities reported new imported coronavirus infections recently. The extension, [...] » More

US’ Panda Express says it’s black and white: eaterie bearing resemblance in China is fake

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A restaurant named Panda Express in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming has been closed for investigation after the American chain of the same name said it was [...] » More

Xi says China not afraid of war in speech to mark Korean War

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

President Xi Jinping warned on Friday that China was not afraid of war and would never allow its sovereignty, security and development interests to be undermined, in a [...] » More