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Strong quake in west China kills 5; 54 hurt

Strong quake in west China kills 5; 54 hurt

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 8:42 AM

A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China killed at least five people and injured 54 others, officials said Sunday. The injured [...]
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China said to be building airstrip-capable area in disputed waters

China said to be building airstrip-capable area in disputed waters

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 8:40 AM

A major reclamation project by the Chinese government on a tiny reef 500 miles from the mainland would enable China to land military aircraft there, expanding China’s [...]
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Malaysia to woo more Chinese investors

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has expressed hope that the 6th World Chinese Economic Forum will draw in more Chinese investments. Transport minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said prime minister [...]
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NSA chief warns Chinese cyber attacks could shut US infrastructure

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China and “probably one or two” other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of US power utilities, aviation networks and [...]
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Nuclear delays pose threat to China’s climate goals

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s efforts to curtail coal consumption and bring spiralling greenhouse gas emissions under control by 2030 could be stymied by the slow pace of its nuclear reactor [...]
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China cuts interest rates to spur growth, ease debt pressure

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China cut interest rates unexpectedly on Friday, stepping up efforts to support the world’s second-biggest economy as it heads toward its slowest expansion in nearly a [...]
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Alibaba smashes Asian record

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | IFR | 6:00 AM

Alibaba Group wowed the markets on Thursday with the largest US dollar bond sale on record from an Asian company, pricing its US$8bn debut at levels even tighter than some of [...]
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In Change of Strategy, China Cuts Interest Rate

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | NY times | 6:00 AM

China finally admitted it has a growth problem – and that is a big step to getting the global economy back on track. For months, Beijing avoided broad stimulus [...]
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The End of China’s Economic Miracle?

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

On a trip to China in 2009, I climbed to the top of a 13-story pagoda in the industrial hub of Changzhou, not far from Shanghai, and scanned the surroundings. Construction [...]
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China and Pakistan Ink $45 Billion Infrastructure Deal

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Slate | 6:00 AM

In a deal between two countries bonded by a common desire to counterbalance American influence and Indian ascendancy in South Asia, China has agreed to build $45.6 billion [...]
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China Climate Pledge Needs 1000 Nuclear Plant Effort

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China, which does nothing in small doses, will need about 1,000 nuclear reactors, 500,000 wind turbines or 50,000 solar farms as it takes up the fight against climate change. [...]
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The US government thinks China could take down the power grid

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

China and “probably one or two other” countries have the capacity to shut down the nation’s power grid and other critical infrastructure through a cyber [...]
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China building South China Sea island big enough for airstrip: report

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Satellite images show China is building an island on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands large enough to accommodate what could be its first offshore airstrip in the South [...]
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China pledges more dialogue on regional conflicts

China pledges more dialogue on regional conflicts

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s defense minister said Friday he wants to enhance dialogue to manage disputes with his country’s neighbours, sounding a conciliatory note after years of [...]
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China rejects Uighur scholar’s appeal against life sentence

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A Chinese court on Friday rejected an appeal against a life sentence handed to a prominent scholar from the mostly-Muslim Uighur minority, as a 70-year-old journalist stood [...]
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