Archive for October 11th, 2021

China urges Tokyo to manage differences over Taiwan in ‘appropriate manner’

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday urged new Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida to manage differences over delicate issues including those related to Taiwan in an [...] » More

Chinese former journalist detained after questioning country’s role in Korean War

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Hill | 5:02 AM

Former Chinese journalist Luo Changping was detained by police in the country Thursday after critiquing China’s role in the Korean War and its depiction in a [...] » More

China’s Xi, Japan’s new PM hold first talks, agree on need for dialogue

China’s Xi, Japan’s new PM hold first talks, agree on need for dialogue

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

Japan’s new prime minister Fumio Kishida said on Friday he had agreed in his first talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping since taking office on the need to work [...] » More

US Trade Representative holds virtual meeting with China’s vice Premier, discuss trade relationship

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

United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Friday (local time) held a virtual meeting with China’s vice Premier Liu He and discussed the trade relationship [...] » More

Uyghur Carpenter detained 3rd time in China’s Xinjiang region, after serving 8 years in prison

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

A person from the Uyghur minority community has been detained by Chinese authorities for the third time after spending eight years of imprisonment. Arkin Iminjan, who earned [...] » More

China facing ‘worst electricity crisis’ in decades

China facing ‘worst electricity crisis’ in decades

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

China is facing its worst electricity crisis in decades as elevators have been turned off, stores’ opening hours have shortened, factories have had to reduce operating [...] » More

China digs in on coal, oil gains as energy crisis deepens

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

China ordered miners in Inner Mongolia to ramp up coal production and oil prices jumped on Friday as a record surge in the cost of gas revived demand for the most polluting [...] » More

Evergrande creditors fear imminent default as concerns shake sector

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

China Evergrande Group offshore bondholders are concerned that it is close to defaulting on debt payments and want more information and transparency from the cash-strapped [...] » More

Japan considers financial support for Taiwan’s TSMC to build chip plant

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

The Japanese government is considering financial support for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to build a chip-making factory, potentially with Sony Group Corp., [...] » More

Japan may exempt Australian troops in joint drills from death penalty

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Kyodo News | 5:02 AM

Japan is considering exempting Australian soldiers from the death penalty for crimes committed during joint drills on its soil after the issue of capital punishment stalled [...] » More

PM Modi hold first phone call with Japan’s new PM Fumio Kishida

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

Prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to Japan’s new prime minister, Fumio Kishida, and said he is looking forward to working with him to further strengthen the [...] » More

TSMC and Sony considering joint chip factory, Japan government to help Nikkei

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

Taiwan’s TSMC (2330.TW) and Japan’s Sony Group Corp (6758.T) are considering jointly building a chip factory in Japan, with the government ready to pay for some [...] » More

Japan PM Kishida vows to strengthen medical system for COVID patients

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Kyodo News | 5:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida said Saturday he will strengthen the country’s medical system amid the coronavirus pandemic by increasing the number of beds [...] » More

53 evacuees arrive in Japan, 1st group leaving Afghanistan by air

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Kyodo News | 5:02 AM

The Foreign Ministry said Saturday that 53 Afghan evacuees have arrived in Japan, the first group to depart the Taliban-ruled country for Japan by air, with help from Qatar, [...] » More

Japan Ruling Party Manifesto Calls for Sharp Rise in Defence Spending

Japan Ruling Party Manifesto Calls for Sharp Rise in Defence Spending

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | News18 | 5:02 AM

Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) will call for a sharp rise in defence spending in its election manifesto to be unveiled ahead of an October 31 general [...] » More