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China’s huge foreign aid handouts are boosting its influence globally past Japan and India, report says

01-Jun-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China’s massive foreign aid programmes are pushing the country past Japan and India for international influence and narrowing the gap with the United States as the [...]
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In China, industry push-back stubs out anti-smoking gains

01-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Earlier this year, the city of Hangzhou, home to the internet giant Alibaba, was poised to join Beijing, Shanghai and a handful of other urban areas in banning smoking in [...]
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Chinese equivalent to Netflix? No, we want to be China’s online Disney, says iQiyi CEO

01-Jun-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

While many investors compare iQiyi to US-based Netflix, the head of China’s largest online video-streaming service said it was built to be like The Walt Disney Company, [...]
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Australia’s spat with China just a ‘misunderstanding’, says Chinese business delegation

31-May-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Several diplomatic dramas over the past few weeks have sent relations with China into the deep freeze. But at a summit in Sydney this week, visiting Chinese entrepreneurs [...]
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China invites international researchers to do science on its future space station

31-May-2018 Intellasia | The Verge | 6:00 AM

The country’s space agency is expanding its international partnerships By the end of 2022, China hopes to have its biggest space station yet orbiting around Earth, and [...]
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What’s So Controversial About China’s New Anti-Corruption Body?

31-May-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

In one of the most controversial but overshadowed outcomes of its March 2018 meeting, China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) approved a constitutional amendment [...]
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Chinese man gives girlfriend banknote bouquet worth $70,000

31-May-2018 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Perhaps the adage “Money can’t buy you love nor happiness” may now be reconsidered, as a man from China flexed his financial muscle and got his girlfriend a [...]
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Donald Trump to hit $50 billion of Chinese imports with 25 per cent tariffs and restrict investment in US hi-tech industries

31-May-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The move, which aims to halt the transfer of ‘industrially significant’ technologies to China, drew a rebuke from Beijing over the ‘contradiction’ of [...]
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China slams surprise US trade announcement, says ready to fight

China slams surprise US trade announcement, says ready to fight

31-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China on Wednesday lashed out at Washington’s unexpected statement that it will press ahead with tariffs and restrictions on investments by Chinese companies, saying [...]
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US to shorten length of visas for some Chinese citizens: White House

31-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US government plans to shorten the length of visas issued to some Chinese citizens as part of a strategy to prevent intellectual property theft by US rivals, a White [...]
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White House moves to finalise China trade sanctions

White House moves to finalise China trade sanctions

31-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is moving to finalise trade sanctions against China even as a US delegation is set to travel to Beijing for talks to resolve the [...]
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Xian Housing Authority launches probe into alleged rigged sales lottery at major development

31-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The authorities in China’s northwest city of Xian have confirmed accusations have been made that some local officials have demanded a major development reserve them [...]
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This Chinese graduate built Yamibuy into a $100 million business selling Asian snacks, instant noodles in America

31-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

When Alex Zhou, chief executive of US-based e-commerce site Yamibuy, first moved from the Chinese port city of Dalian to study at a university in the Midwestern state of [...]
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Mattis says US to continue operations in South China Sea

Mattis says US to continue operations in South China Sea

31-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday that the United States would continue to confront what Washington sees as China’s militarisation of islands in the South [...]
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US will continue to confront China over disputed islands, Mattis says

31-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday that the US will continue to confront China’s increasing militarisation of islands in the South China Seadespite the US [...]
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