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China sees its military edge coming from space

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

China may have found a way to surpass the United States militarily – in space. Two years ago, China successfully launched four commercial satellites; the US launched [...]
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Philippines, US launch joint exercises near China-claimed waters

Philippines, US launch joint exercises near China-claimed waters

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Philippine and US marines on Monday began military exercises close to flashpoints in the South China Sea, where Beijing is engaged in a bitter territorial with [...]
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Five Reasons India Shouldn’t Worry About Its Trade Deficit With China

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Two steps forward and one back: That was the general theme for Sino-Indian economic ties after Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s recent visit to India. According to [...]
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Grey money from China helps blow our property bubble

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Brisbane Times | 6:00 AM

Is there a housing bubble in Sydney and Melbourne? Of course there is. The two markets have been distorted for years by an influx of murky money coming from China, which [...]
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China Busts Smugglers of iPhone 6 in Shanghai

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China in recent days has busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release here, with officials on Sunday reporting [...]
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China’s One-Two Punch Threatens to Hit Economic Growth

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The strength of China’s long-term economic growth depends on whether it can accomplish two feats at the same time: purging corrupt officials while taking sweeping steps [...]
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Tesla’s China challenge: getting chargers installed

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

Tesla Motors Inc. has big ambitions for selling its electric cars in China. But first, it has to get its chargers accepted by skeptics, such as the property manager at the [...]
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One Lesson Taiwan Can Learn From China

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese comparing themselves to people in China argue they’re healthier, wealthier, more polite and better off as a democracy than a Communist state. A foreigner who [...]
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Taiwan leader rejects China unification terms

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou has rejected a “one country, two systems” deal proposed by his Chinese counterpart. “In the early 1980′s the [...]
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Instagram reportedly blocked in China amid HK protests

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook Inc, has been blocked in China, according to numerous reports, including from Hong Kong-based reporters with [...]
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China President Xi Jinping shows who rules the Middle Kingdom

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping is starting to mobilise the immense authority he has gained through two years in power, growing in stature domestically and internationally, to present a [...]
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China says opposes ‘illegal behaviour’ in HK

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China said on Sunday it opposes all kinds of illegal behaviour in Hong Kong that undermines social stability as pro-democracy supporters geared up for a showdown with police [...]
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China’s Fruitless Repression of the Uighurs

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | NY Ttimes | 6:00 AM

Last week, a court in China’s far western Xinjiang region sentenced Ilham Tohti, a member of the Uighur minority, to life in prison for the crime of “inciting [...]
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China hails free trade zone on one-year anniversary

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China on Monday hailed the one-year anniversary of its first free-trade zone (FTZ), but foreign companies expressed disappointment over the pace of pledged reforms as they [...]
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Lenovo says $2.1 billion IBM x86 server deal to close on Wednesday

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Lenovo Group Ltd will close its acquisition of International Business Machines Corp’s (IBM) x86 server division on October 1 for $2.1 billion, giving the Chinese tech [...]
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