Posts Tagged ‘China’

HSBC to hire 3,000 wealth planners in China amid tension

HONG KONG • HSBC Holdings plc is planning a big boost to its wealth management staff in China in a bid to lift its sagging profits, increasing its presence ...

China won’t allow a TikTok ‘smash and grab’ by US

HONG KONG • China won’t accept the US’ “theft” of TikTok and may retaliate, state media said, raising the threat of Beijing’s opposition to Microsoft ...

Dr Fauci urges caution on China and Russia virus vaccines

WASHINGTON • Dr Anthony Fauci, the US’ top infectious disease official, raised concerns last Friday regarding the safety of Covid-19 vaccines under ...

RM43m spent for APEC 2020


pic by RAZAK GHAZALI THE government has spent a total of RM43 million since 2019 to prepare for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2020. ...

Chan: HK should consider China, Macau travel arrangements

HONG KONG • Hong Kong should consider allowing residents who have tested negative for the coronavirus to travel to China and Macau in reciprocal ...

BWF cancels China, Japan Opens

TOKYO • Badminton’s prestigious China and Japan Opens were cancelled yesterday by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) as it announced that four September ...

Huawei overtakes Samsung as top smartphone seller: industry tracker

by AFP / pic by AFP
China’s Huawei has overtaken Samsung to become the number-one smartphone seller worldwide in the second quarter, industry ...

South China Sea — time to display firm resolve

Malaysia has no choice, but to depart from the practice of neutrality and appeasement
by JASON LOH/ pic by BLOOMBERG AS CHINA continues its incursions ...

Malaysia might get access to COVID-19 vaccine from China – Khairy

by BERNAMA/ pic by BERNAMA
MALAYSIA may get access to the COVID-19 vaccine from China, if the Health Ministry (MOH) finds it safe and effective for ...

China reports biggest spike since Wuhan outbreak

BEIJING • China reported the most domestic coronavirus infections in more than four months as it battles outbreaks in its western and northeastern regions, ...

China-backed crypto guru wants to unify world’s blockchains

Since its April rollout, BSN has attracted more than 6,000 enterprise, govt and individual users
HONG KONG • The blockchain world today is thousands ...

China doesn’t want to conquer, just do business

Because China behaves in imperial and mercantile terms, its relationships lack the transparency and legal norms of representative democracies
by ROBERT ...