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China cuts rates again in face of weak demand, deflation risk

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s central bank cut interest rates on Saturday, just days before the annual meeting of the country’s parliament, in the latest effort to support the [...]
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China manufacturing shrinks again in February: govt

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s manufacturing activity contracted for the second straight month in February, the government said on Sunday, a day after the central bank announced an interest [...]
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China Takes the Easy Way Out

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

China’s central bank is starting to seem in a hurry to loosen policy. That is a worrying sign for its economy. The People’s Bank of China on Saturday night cut [...]
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China to cut benchmark interest rates by 25 basis points

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s central bank said on Saturday it would cut benchmark interest rates by 25 basis points to 5.35 percent. The People’s Bank of China said it would further [...]
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China Factory Gauge Highlights Weakness That Spurred Rate Cut

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A Chinese factory gauge signaled contraction again in February, a day after the central bank’s decision to step up support for the economy with its second cut to [...]
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China’s Surprise Viral Hit: An Environmental Documentary

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Atlantic | 6:00 AM

On Saturday, Chai Jing, a former television journalist from China, released a feature-length documentary film that, unusually for China, took the government to task. Titled [...]
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Prince William To Tackle China Wildlife Trade

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Sky | 6:00 AM

Prince William has arrived in Beijing for the first visit to China of a senior British royal in three decades. The Duke of Cambridge, travelling without his heavily pregnant [...]
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China’s bursting coal bubble raises fear of stranded assets

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A shift in policy towards cleaner energy has seen a dramatic slowdown in china’s demand for coal China’s love affair with coal has come to an abrupt end, with [...]
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Prince William meets Japan’s tsunami survivors; arrives in China on four-day charm offensive

Prince William meets Japan’s tsunami survivors; arrives in China on four-day charm offensive

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Times of Oman | 6:00 AM

Britain’s Prince William on Sunday made a visit to port communities devastated by a huge tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, receiving origami paper cranes from survivors [...]
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China’s economic growth expected to slow to 7 pct in Q1 – state think tank

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s economy is expected to slow to an annual 7 percent in the first quarter of this year, a top Chinese government think tank said in a research report, a sign [...]
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Chinese Leaders Meet to Set 2015 Goals

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Leaders of the US Congress start the week in the position they were in at the end of last week: They have just a few days to avert a partial shutdown of the Department of [...]
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China to cut interest rates by 0.25pct: central bank

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s central bank on Saturday announced that it will cut the benchmark deposit and loan interest rates by 25 basis points, as authorities seek to prop up flagging [...]
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Britain’s Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China

Britain’s Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Prince William presented China’s president with a large envelope Monday containing an invitation from the queen to visit Britain this year, as he began the first [...]
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China’s famed Shaolin temple plans big project in Australia

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s Shaolin Temple, historically known for its martial arts traditions but which recently has gained a reputation for aggressive commercialisation, is planning to [...]
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New media, New China: Xinhua relaunch on barred networks

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s official news agency Xinhua has re-launched its English-language presence on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, it announced – all of which are blocked in [...]
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