Thailand – China https://www.thailandchina.net Thailand News with a China Business Perspective Sat, 26 Sep 2020 11:22:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i2.wp.com/www.thailandchina.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cropped-thailandchinasquare.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Thailand – China https://www.thailandchina.net 32 32 49783459 Adapting to Hong Kong’s grim reality https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21602-adapting-to-hong-kongs-grim-reality.html https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21602-adapting-to-hong-kongs-grim-reality.html#respond Sat, 26 Sep 2020 11:22:29 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21602-adapting-to-hong-kongs-grim-reality.html Author: Mark S. Cogan, Kansai Gaidai University Hong Kong residents are scrambling to pick up the pieces after the implementation of the draconian national security law of 30 June 2020. As China’s new Iron Curtain descended around Hong Kong, pro-democracy activists either fled or were arrested, including media tycoon Jimmy Lai and Demosisto co-founder Agnes […]

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Travel industry turned upside down: Insights, analysis, and actions for travel executives https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21588-travel-industry-turned-upside-down-insights-analysis-and-actions-for-travel-executives.html https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21588-travel-industry-turned-upside-down-insights-analysis-and-actions-for-travel-executives.html#respond Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:06:53 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/?p=21588 Although the travel industry is no stranger to hardship and has been seriously damaged by the pandemic, we have already seen strong leadership actions that are keeping companies and their people above water while remaining focused on long-term growth. Many players have acted quickly to retain customer goodwill, tap into new sources of liquidity, and […]

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Automakers Sue US Government Over Tariffs on Chinese Imports https://www.thailandchina.net/companies/21594-automakers-sue-us-government-over-tariffs-on-chinese-imports.html https://www.thailandchina.net/companies/21594-automakers-sue-us-government-over-tariffs-on-chinese-imports.html#respond Thu, 24 Sep 2020 10:02:56 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/companies/21594-automakers-sue-us-government-over-tariffs-on-chinese-imports.html NEW YORK – Automakers Tesla, Volvo, Ford and Mercedes-Benz have sued the U.S. government over tariffs on Chinese goods, demanding customs duties paid on imports be returned, with interest.The lawsuits were filed over the past days in the New York-based Court of International Trade and concern tariffs imposed by the U.S. Trade Representative on imports […]

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Australia at Risk of Losing Ground to China in Pacific: Expert https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21590-australia-at-risk-of-losing-ground-to-china-in-pacific-expert.html https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21590-australia-at-risk-of-losing-ground-to-china-in-pacific-expert.html#respond Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:38:53 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21590-australia-at-risk-of-losing-ground-to-china-in-pacific-expert.html One of Australia’s highest foreign policy priorities, the Pacific Step-up, is at risk of losing ground to China if the federal government ignores the region’s needs, a strategic expert has claimed. Beijing is moving to control vital trans-Pacific sea lines of communication under the guise of helping low-lying Pacific island nations with economic development and adapting to rising […]

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China’s ‘unreliable entity list’ sounds dire, but that doesn’… https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21581-chinas-unreliable-entity-list-sounds-dire-but-that-doesn.html https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21581-chinas-unreliable-entity-list-sounds-dire-but-that-doesn.html#respond Mon, 21 Sep 2020 11:22:12 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21581-chinas-unreliable-entity-list-sounds-dire-but-that-doesn.html China has finally released details of how its “unreliable entity list” will be implemented, giving Beijing a new legal weapon to sanction foreign businesses it dislikes.On the surface, the regulation sounds dire. Its sweeping powers allow for foreign firms, organisations or individuals deemed to have endangered China’s sovereignty, security and development to be blacklisted. If […]

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The multilateral system: use it, or lose it https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21580-the-multilateral-system-use-it-or-lose-it.html https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21580-the-multilateral-system-use-it-or-lose-it.html#respond Mon, 21 Sep 2020 11:21:15 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21580-the-multilateral-system-use-it-or-lose-it.html Author: Editorial Board, ANU Asia’s businesses and households rely on a global system of rules and institutions to do business overseas. That global system is under attack, and Asian governments are yet to mobilise to stop it. Governments in the region weaken the system every time they preference short-term bilateral band-aids over long-term multilateral solutions; […]

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Restoring US trust in globalisation https://www.thailandchina.net/trade/21578-restoring-us-trust-in-globalisation.html https://www.thailandchina.net/trade/21578-restoring-us-trust-in-globalisation.html#respond Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:12:57 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/trade/21578-restoring-us-trust-in-globalisation.html Authors: Joshua P Meltzer, Brookings Institution and Neena Shenai, AEI COVID-19 is fast-tracking the declining relevance and effectiveness of a rules-based global trading system — one already buckling under the stress of a myriad of factors including the rise of China and the turn inwards by the United States. For the United States in particular, […]

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China Desperate to Stop South Korean and Japanese Firms from Leaving Market: Leaked Documents https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21560-china-desperate-to-stop-south-korean-and-japanese-firms-from-leaving-market-leaked-documents.html https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21560-china-desperate-to-stop-south-korean-and-japanese-firms-from-leaving-market-leaked-documents.html#respond Thu, 17 Sep 2020 10:37:38 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21560-china-desperate-to-stop-south-korean-and-japanese-firms-from-leaving-market-leaked-documents.html Amid a crippling trade war with the United States, declining demand, and supply chain disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, foreign companies are leaving China in droves. South Korean companies, Japanese companies, Taiwanese companies, and American companies such as Microsoft, Google, and Apple are all moving their production out of China. The Epoch Times received […]

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Domestic concerns shape China’s policy strategies https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21548-domestic-concerns-shape-chinas-policy-strategies.html https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21548-domestic-concerns-shape-chinas-policy-strategies.html#respond Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:20:19 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21548-domestic-concerns-shape-chinas-policy-strategies.html Author: Ryan Manuel, Hong Kong In the US–China relationship, ideology now trumps interests. In July, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech on China at the Nixon Library repeatedly referred to Chinese leader Xi Jinping as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (‘the Party’) rather than as the president of China. Referring only to […]

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Water carnival to be held in September in S. China https://www.thailandchina.net/companies/21546-water-carnival-to-be-held-in-september-in-s-china.html https://www.thailandchina.net/companies/21546-water-carnival-to-be-held-in-september-in-s-china.html#respond Wed, 16 Sep 2020 10:00:16 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/companies/21546-water-carnival-to-be-held-in-september-in-s-china.html NANNING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) — An annual international water carnival will start at the end of September in Liuzhou City of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities said on Wednesday. The 2020 Liuzhou International Water Carnival, which starts on September 29, will feature jet-skiing, kayaking and river-crossing competitions, said Liuzhou vice-mayor Meng Qipeng. […]

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