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China’s children are its secret weapon in the global AI arms race

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Wired.co.uk | 6:00 AM

China wants to be the world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030. To get there, it’s reinventing the way children are taught Late on the night of October 4, 1957, [...]
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China air force goads Taiwan with Hokkien-language video

China air force goads Taiwan with Hokkien-language video

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s air force has released a propaganda film dubbed into Hokkien, a language strongly identified with Taiwan’s pro-independence movement, showing bomber [...]
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Chinese consumers snap up 80,000 durians after Alibaba signs 3 billion yuan food deal with Thai government

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese consumers ordered 80,000 durians the minute a new online promotion went live as part of a Chinese-Thai initiative to help sell the Southeast Asian country’s [...]
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China’s ZTE vows to fight US supplier ban

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese telecom giant ZTE vowed on Friday to fight back against a US order banning it from purchasing and using US technology for seven years, a move that has angered [...]
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Macau issues cryptocurrency crime warning after link to former triad boss emerges

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Pos | 6:00 AM

Concerns over a Macau cryptocurrency firm backed by a notorious former gangster, and which has links to the company behind the Facebook data-mining scandal, have prompted [...]
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ZTE calls US government ban ‘extremely unfair’, vows to fight for its rights

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Pos | 6:00 AM

ZTE Corp has vowed to take all available legal means to challenge the seven-year import ban imposed by the US government, criticising the decision as “extremely [...]
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Canned sardines from China found to contain worms; health ministry issues recall

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Two canned sardine products from China have been recalled from the local market after they were found to be tainted with dead worms. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor [...]
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Chinese widow cares for disabled neighbour for over three decades

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Wu Yuxia might not be the richest woman in China, but she could well be one of the kindest. For more than three decades, the 60-year-old from Dangui in southwestern Sichuan [...]
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TSMC shares slide as revenue estimate cut; other Apple, chip stocks also fall

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd tumbled and other Apple supplier and chip stocks fell after it cut its full-year revenue target on softer demand for [...]
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London ‘pollution pods’ let you sample the smog in Beijing and Delhi

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

New Delhi: the suffocating smell of old cars and industry. Sao Paulo: enough ethanol to make your eyes water. And in London, a scent called Living Diesel. Those are the [...]
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US sorghum fleet cut adrift after China imposes grain tariff

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Ships laden with more than 1.2m tonnes of US sorghum bound for China may have no where to go amid the ongoing trade tensions between Beijing and Washington. Twenty ships [...]
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China environment ministry warns of ‘stalemate’ in war on smog

China environment ministry warns of ‘stalemate’ in war on smog

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s war on pollution is at risk of reaching a “stalemate”, with poor weather conditions undermining the country’s efforts to reduce smog, an [...]
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In Vietnam, a mega casino rises with the help of a Macau junket company

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Along a three-kilometre (2-mile) stretch of coastline in central Vietnam, construction cranes are digging up mounds of sand and rubble where the country’s biggest [...]
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China accidentally reports two major quakes that never happened

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Authorities report two 6.5-magnitude quakes at opposite ends of country that were in fact drills Chinese authorities have admitted accidentally reporting two major [...]
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Jack Ma says Alibaba ‘doing a lot of research’ on driverless cars

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Alibaba founder Jack Ma said his compnay is doing research on driverless cars E-commerce giant Alibaba is steering resources towards driverless car technology, its CEO Jack [...]
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