Japan PM Abe mulling visit to Iran as early as mid-June NHK - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, the first such trip in four decades, as global concern grows about rising tension between Iran and the United States. Iran said the visit was unlikely in the near future. The United States withdrew […]
カテゴリー:海外

No longer a simple tit-for-tat: China is ready to endure and inflict real pain on the US - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Businesses and markets are bracing for a drawn-out fight between the US and China that ventures into new, economically fraught territory and throws tit-for-tat rhetoric out of the window. China is appealing to nationalism as its trade rhetoric grows increasingly bellicose. A spokesperson from China’s Ministry of Commerce on Thursday criticised the “wrong actions” taken […]
カテゴリー:海外

Xinhua Headlines: Huawei 5G unlocks potential of VR in China - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News The ongoing International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing, situated at the foot of the Great Wall, is covered by 5G network provided by Huawei. With data transferred in real-time via 5G technology, visitors can wear VR glasses to see a bird’s-eye view of the 503-hectare park provided by camera-carrying drones. VR projects are mushrooming in China. […]
カテゴリー:海外

China accuses US officials of misleading public on trade war - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News China on Friday accused US officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world’s two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease. Talks to end the trade dispute collapsed earlier this month, with the two sides in a stalemate over US demands that China change […]
カテゴリー:海外

China is driving growth in Asia’s real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Real estate markets in Asia-Pacific grew at a record-breaking pace in the first quarter of this year thanks in part to China and despite a global decline, according to real estate consultancy JLL. The region recorded a new first-quarter high of $45 billion in real estate transaction volumes, according the company’s Global Capital Flows report […]
カテゴリー:海外

Trump’s feud with Huawei and China could lead to the balkanisation of tech - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Trump’s feud with Huawei and China could lead to the balkanisation of tech Trade barriers and immigration controls might lead different countries to adopt incompatible products, impeding global innovation. One effect of Donald Trump’s sanctions on China’s tech giant Huawei seems to be a growing nationalistic sentiment among some Chinese consumers: sales of iPhones have […]
カテゴリー:海外

Korea announces follow-up study group for blockchain regulations - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News South Korea will run a follow-up study group for blockchain regulations, the country’s Ministry of ICT has announced. Known as the Blockchain Regulation Improvement Study Group, its aim will be to assist in the formulation of blockchain regulations in the country. Through the initiative, the government intends to encourage the development of blockchain technology in […]
カテゴリー:海外

Bipartisan lawmakers want congressional oversight of N Korea talks - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Bipartisan lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced legislation aimed at providing congressional oversight of the Trump administration’s diplomatic efforts with North Korea. The identical bills were introduced this week in the Senate by New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner and […]
カテゴリー:海外

‘We’ve waited for a long time’: Gay couples can marry in Taiwan, a first for Asia - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Two years after its highest court ruled in favour of same-sex marriage, gay couples in Taiwan can finally tie the knot. Ellen Huang, 47, and Liyun Xiao, 40, have been together for 14 years. They found each other on social media, flew across the world to meet, and immediately fell in love. But love is […]
カテゴリー:海外

We do: Taiwan’s gay newlyweds urge Asia to follow their lead - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News As they celebrated tying the knot at an outdoor party, many of the first same-sex couples to marry in Taiwan on Friday urged Asian governments to follow their island’s lead. Taiwan’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage was not without controversy and came after three decades of campaigning by activists against staunch conservative opposition. It places […]
カテゴリー:海外

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world’s biggest hog herd. State-owned Harbin Veterinary Research Institute has found two vaccine candidates, proven in laboratory tests to offer immunity to the disease, China National Radio said in […]
カテゴリー:海外

M&A powerbroker Ken Moelis: It’s ‘almost impossible’ to get US public companies to do China deals - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Investment banker Ken Moelis told CNBC on Friday that it’s “almost impossible” to get the boards of US public companies to enter into China deals. The tense Washington-Beijing relations are impacting large-cap stocks, the deal-making powerbroker said on “Squawk on the Street. ” “What you’re seeing in this volatility is a macro risk: China trade […]
カテゴリー:海外

Trade War Update: Washington Throws The Kitchen Sink At China - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Dear emerging markets fund manager: If you think the trade war is ending this year, I want my money back. China is returning to its subsidy playbook and plans on subsidising companies hit by tariffs. The latest recipient is tech companies, according to an article in the South China Morning Post on Friday. State subsidies […]
カテゴリー:海外

China’s ‘nuclear option’ in Trump’s trade war, explained - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News China is currently the largest holder of US government debt. It now owns $1.12 trillion in US Treasury bonds. If China decided to sell off its US government debt holdings as a form of retaliation in the ongoing trade war with the US and President Donald Trump, it could upend global financial markets and drive […]
カテゴリー:海外

Huawei can’t officially use microSD cards in its phones going forward - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News The company has been barred from the SD Association in latest fallout from US ban The effects of the United States’ Huawei ban continue to grow, with the Chinese hardware company now barred from being a member of the SD Association (the trade group that agrees upon standardised specs for SD and microSD cards). In […]
カテゴリー:海外

Korea arrest warrants approved in Samsung accounting scandal - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News A South Korean court on Saturday approved arrest warrants for two vice presidents of Samsung Electronics over an accounting scandal, but rejected one for the head of the conglomerate’s pharmaceutical arm, Yonhap news agency reported. The Central District Court in Seoul said “there is room for dispute” over Samsung BioLogics CEO Kim Tae-han’s supposed role […]
カテゴリー:海外

N Korea warns US nuclear talks will never resume without ‘new calculation’ - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News North Korea on Friday blamed an “arbitrary and dishonest” US position for the failure of a recent summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump and warned that stalled nuclear talks would never restart unless Washington took a new approach. A spokesman for North Korea’s foreign ministry accused the United States […]
カテゴリー:海外

Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group. The Seoul Central District Court said in a statement it had granted warrants to arrest the executives due to concerns over possible […]
カテゴリー:海外

Hundreds of couples in Taiwan tie the knot, marking the first same-sex marriages in Asia - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Last week, Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage. Today, the first official weddings are underway, marking a historic day for the country. After years of debate, Taiwan’s legislature passed a law last week allowing same-sex marriage. The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as […]
カテゴリー:海外

First Couples Say ‘I Do’ in Taiwan After Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalised - 15時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Tears flowed and bouquets flew on Friday as hundreds of same-sex couples exchanged vows in Taipei’s Shinyi District. Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage when its legislature voted to approve the measure last week. Thousands gathered in the streets to celebrate the landmark moment for LGBT rights in Asia, where […]
カテゴリー:海外