Archive for February 1st, 2021

China’s o/n repo highest since March 2015, busts PBOC corridor ceiling

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s short-term money rates rose for a fifth straight day on Friday, busting above the central bank’s interest rate corridor ceiling, as an insufficient [...] » More

WHO virus probe team visits China propaganda exhibit, hospital in Wuhan

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A team of WHO experts investigating the origins of the coronavirus toured a propaganda exhibition celebrating China’s recovery from the pandemic in Wuhan on Saturday, [...] » More

China’s Xiaomi files legal complaint against US Defense, Treasury ban

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Xiaomi Corp filed a complaint in a Washington district court on Friday against the US Defense and Treasury Departments, seeking to remove the Chinese smartphone maker from an [...] » More

China’s local GDP data highlights manufacturing resilience

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Globaltimes | 6:02 AM

China’s 31 provincial governments have released their GDP data, showing that 20 provinces have recorded faster GDP growth than the nation as a whole, an indication that [...] » More

Canadian court refuses to relax Chinese exec’s bail terms

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Canadian judge on Friday rejected Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s request to relax her bail conditions as she fights against extradition to the US on fraud and [...] » More

China executes ex-banker in bribes, bigamy case

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China on Friday executed a former top banker accused of taking $260 million worth of bribes, as well as other forms of corruption and bigamy, state broadcaster CCTV reported. [...] » More

Vanuatu detains Chinese fishing boats, Russian yacht

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has detained two Chinese fishing boats and a Russian yacht due to concerns the vessels were operating illegally in its waters, police [...] » More

Davos likely to give Trump cold shoulder while China’s Xi to make remarks

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | FoxBusiness | 6:02 AM

Former President Trump, headliner of the 2020 Davos conference, is not likely to be welcomed back to the annual posh gathering of power-brokers in the Swiss Alps. Asked by [...] » More

Canadian court refuses to relax Chinese exec’s bail terms

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Canadian judge on Friday rejected Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s request to relax her bail conditions as she fights against extradition to the US on fraud and [...] » More

US must be prepared to impose costs on China-Biden security adviser

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

President Joe Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, said on Friday the United States must be prepared to impose costs on China for its actions against [...] » More

WHO Begins Coronavirus Probe with Fieldwork in Ground-zero Wuhan

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | News18 | 6:02 AM

Experts from the World Health Organization visited a Wuhan hospital Friday as the fieldwork began in a closely watched coronavirus origins probe that will take in a food [...] » More

WHO team visits 2nd Wuhan hospital in virus investigation

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Members of a World Health Organization team investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic visited another Wuhan hospital that had treated early COVID-19 patients on [...] » More

Britain says China has damaged trust in global trade system

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Britain on Friday said China had contributed to an erosion of trust in the global trade system, offering to work with the European Union, Japan the United States and others [...] » More

China Will No Longer Recognise British HK Travel Document

China Will No Longer Recognise British HK Travel Document

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Two days before Britain is to begin accepting applications from Hong Kong residents for a visa offering a path to residency and citizenship in the UK for holders of British [...] » More

China executes ex-banker in bribes, bigamy case

China executes ex-banker in bribes, bigamy case

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China on Friday executed a former top banker accused of taking $260 million worth of bribes, as well as other forms of corruption and bigamy, state broadcaster CCTV reported. [...] » More