Archive for October 8th, 2021

IMF executive board, director discuss probe into World Bank report on China: Spokesman

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 5:02 AM

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board and the organisation’s Managing director Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday (local time) discussed China-related [...] » More

Debt woes crash China Inc. luxury dream

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China’s debt woes have reached the Champs-Elysees. A unit of conglomerate Shandong Ruyi which controls 53 percent of accessible fashion retailer SMCP (SMCP.PA) has [...] » More

In China, influential, powerful, rich ‘disappear’ for criticising ruling Communist Party

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 5:02 AM

In China, thousands of people have “disappeared” as authorities “snatched” them from their homes and off the streets, as part of a secretive and [...] » More

US, Chinese diplomats’ meeting in Zurich paves way for continued talks

US, Chinese diplomats’ meeting in Zurich paves way for continued talks

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

The latest round of talks between top national security officials from Washington and Beijing finished in Zurich with a commitment to continue speaking at a senior level. Six [...] » More

Why Switzerland? The factors in its favour as a site for China-US talks

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Several factors were in Switzerland’s favour when China and the United States chose the country to host the highest-level diplomatic talks between Beijing and [...] » More

Pak shares western military tech with China, cautions IAF chief

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 5:02 AM

Making it clear that there was nothing to fear from the Sino-Pak partnership at the global or regional level, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief, Marshal VR Chaudhari on [...] » More

Biden, Xi plan US-China virtual summit before year’s end, US says

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The United States and China have agreed in principle for their presidents to hold a virtual meeting before the end of the year, a senior US administration official said on [...] » More

Biden, Xi planning ‘virtual bilateral’ meeting by end of year: W.House

Biden, Xi planning ‘virtual bilateral’ meeting by end of year: W.House

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are planning to meet by video link “before the end of the year,” a senior US official said Wednesday. [...] » More

Chinese Estates Shares Soar More Than 30pct as it Proposes Privatisation

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Investing.com | 5:02 AM

Chinese Estates Holdings Ltd (HK:0127) shares jumped as much as 31 percent on Thursday after the former major shareholder in China Evergrande Group (HK:3333) proposed to go [...] » More

Biden, China’s Xi expected to meet virtually by year’s end

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Mainichi-AP | 5:02 AM

With tensions rising between the global powers, President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are expected to hold a virtual meeting before year’s end, according to [...] » More

Creditors of Evergrande-linked bond yet to be paid-Bloomberg News

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Holders of a dollar bond guaranteed by China Evergrande Group (3333.HK) and one of its units are yet to receive repayment on maturity, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, [...] » More

China’s new J-16D fighter jet has been deployed to an eastern airbase near Taiwan

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

China’s military has deployed its new J-16D fighter jet designed for electronic warfare to an eastern airbase near Taiwan, according to satellite imagery and a [...] » More

Evergrande backer Chinese Estates’ stock soars on take-private offer

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Shares of Chinese Estates Holdings (0127.HK), a former major shareholder of embattled developer China Evergrande (3333.HK), jumped as much as 32 percent on Thursday after it [...] » More

Chinese conservationists call for ‘human-based’ approach to protecting biodiversity

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Chinese conservationists have set out a number of proposals to protect biodiversity ahead of a major United Nations conference in the southwestern city of Kunming next week. [...] » More

China’s role in shrinking global income inequality is suddenly up for debate

08-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Quartz | 5:02 AM

Global income inequality, as measured by the Gini coefficient, has been steadily declining over the years. What’s driven that trend? According to economists, much of [...] » More