Thailand – China https://www.thailandchina.net Thailand News with a China Business Perspective Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:01:33 +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 Establishing humanitarian lanes during COVID-19 https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21218-establishing-humanitarian-lanes-during-covid-19.html https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21218-establishing-humanitarian-lanes-during-covid-19.html#respond Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:01:33 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21218-establishing-humanitarian-lanes-during-covid-19.html Authors: Alistair DB Cook and Christopher Chen, RSIS COVID-19 is severely impacting the humanitarian system. It has forced countries to focus on containing the pandemic with national lockdown measures — hindering humanitarian action and denying aid to many affected communities in the Asia Pacific. But countries in the region have begun negotiations to normalise international […]

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Heavy Rainfall, Flooding Submerges Regions Across China https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21210-heavy-rainfall-flooding-submerges-regions-across-china.html https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21210-heavy-rainfall-flooding-submerges-regions-across-china.html#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:29:32 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21210-heavy-rainfall-flooding-submerges-regions-across-china.html Heavy rainfall has caused severe flooding in 26 Chinese provinces, with more than 11 million people losing their properties in the disaster, according to authorities. But locals suspected that authorities were also secretly discharging water in reservoirs that had filled up with stormwater, worsening the flooding. China’s Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) announced that since […]

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National security law for Hong Kong risks turning city into police state https://www.thailandchina.net/hong-kong/21204-national-security-law-for-hong-kong-risks-turning-city-into-police-state.html https://www.thailandchina.net/hong-kong/21204-national-security-law-for-hong-kong-risks-turning-city-into-police-state.html#respond Sun, 28 Jun 2020 12:14:38 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/?p=21204 China’s national security law for Hong Kong will put everybody in the city at risk of arbitrary detention and unfair trial unless underpinned by measures to guarantee protection of human rights, Amnesty International said today

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Biz China Weekly: Auto market, energy, special bonds, BeiDou https://www.thailandchina.net/companies/21193-biz-china-weekly-auto-market-energy-special-bonds-beidou.html https://www.thailandchina.net/companies/21193-biz-china-weekly-auto-market-energy-special-bonds-beidou.html#respond Sat, 27 Jun 2020 10:00:46 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/companies/21193-biz-china-weekly-auto-market-energy-special-bonds-beidou.html BEIJING, June 27 (Xinhua) — The following are the highlights of China’s business news from the past week: — AUTO MARKET China’s automobile imports and exports fell 10 percent month on month in May. The import and export volume totaled 8.33 billion U.S. dollars last month, down 36.9 percent year on year. Imports plunged 47.2 […]

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Exchanges take shape in Macau, Guangzhou to turbocharge south… https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21190-exchanges-take-shape-in-macau-guangzhou-to-turbocharge-south.html https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21190-exchanges-take-shape-in-macau-guangzhou-to-turbocharge-south.html#respond Sat, 27 Jun 2020 04:06:05 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21190-exchanges-take-shape-in-macau-guangzhou-to-turbocharge-south.html Two new financial markets are taking shape on the drawing boards in southern China, with the potential to turbocharge the Greater Bay Area (GBA)’s economic growth engine. This is the making of Asia’s largest and peerless capital market.A carbon futures exchange is due for commencement this year in Guangzhou, augmenting the brisk transactions of emission […]

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Economic distancing from China and the world would carry heavy costs https://www.thailandchina.net/trade/21188-economic-distancing-from-china-and-the-world-would-carry-heavy-costs.html https://www.thailandchina.net/trade/21188-economic-distancing-from-china-and-the-world-would-carry-heavy-costs.html#respond Fri, 26 Jun 2020 11:05:20 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/trade/21188-economic-distancing-from-china-and-the-world-would-carry-heavy-costs.html Author: Shiro Armstrong, ANU The health and economic crises from the coronavirus are unlike anything the world has experienced since the Great Depression and Second World War. The global community is at risk of repeating the mistakes of the 1930s and undoing the foundations of lasting peace and prosperity that were forged in the ashes […]

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Gauging Indonesia’s interests in the South China Sea https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21186-gauging-indonesias-interests-in-the-south-china-sea.html https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21186-gauging-indonesias-interests-in-the-south-china-sea.html#respond Fri, 26 Jun 2020 11:00:10 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21186-gauging-indonesias-interests-in-the-south-china-sea.html Authors: Aristyo Rizka Darmawan and Arie Afriansyah, University of Indonesia In June, four years after the Hague’s 2016 South China Sea tribunal ruling, Indonesia put forward a formal diplomatic note to the UN. This was in response to Malaysia’s 2019 continental shelf submission that objected to China’s maritime claims in the South China Sea, including […]

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New Rare Earth Projects Help Australia Decouple From China Supply Reliance https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21173-new-rare-earth-projects-help-australia-decouple-from-china-supply-reliance.html https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21173-new-rare-earth-projects-help-australia-decouple-from-china-supply-reliance.html#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:28:07 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/business/21173-new-rare-earth-projects-help-australia-decouple-from-china-supply-reliance.html In the past week, two local rare earth mining firms have advanced key projects that will see Australia progress towards its goal of decoupling rare earth supply chains away from Chinese ownership. In November last year, the Australian government signalled its intent to firm up the security of both nations by signing an agreement with […]

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Trump versus Huawei: right target, disastrous strategy https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21165-trump-versus-huawei-right-target-disastrous-strategy.html https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21165-trump-versus-huawei-right-target-disastrous-strategy.html#respond Sun, 21 Jun 2020 10:57:43 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/china/21165-trump-versus-huawei-right-target-disastrous-strategy.html Author: William H Overholt, Harvard Kennedy School The United States has valid complaints about Huawei, but US President Donald Trump is botching the negotiation. The principal issue with Huawei is the lack of reciprocal market access. As long as Huawei has access to all three major markets — the United States, European Union and China […]

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Developing Asia to Grow 0.1% in 2020, Growth in the PRC is forecast at 1.8% https://www.thailandchina.net/economics/21155-developing-asia-to-grow-0-1-in-2020-thailand-to-shrink-6-5.html https://www.thailandchina.net/economics/21155-developing-asia-to-grow-0-1-in-2020-thailand-to-shrink-6-5.html#respond Fri, 19 Jun 2020 08:49:00 +0000 https://www.thailandchina.net/news/21155-developing-asia-to-grow-0-1-in-2020-thailand-to-shrink-6-5.html Developing Asia is expected to grow by 0.1% this year, the slowest rate since 1961 while Southeast Asia is expected to contract by 2.7%

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