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China’s Struggle to Forget

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

The history of Communist rule in China can be viewed from a number of angles. One such angle is class struggle. China in the era of Mao Zedong had no landlords and no [...]
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In doubling yuan trading band, China aggravates foreign investor concerns

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Chinese central bank’s decision to relax its grip on the yuan has been welcomed as a sign of financial liberalisation, but it is aggravating concerns among foreign [...]
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Xiaomi to launch a phablet as it shows interest in bigger screens – will a Xiaomi tablet be next?

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

A Xiaomi Mi2S in action. Beijing-based phone maker Xiaomi is set to get bigger – first in terms of market size as it spreads throughout Southeast Asia, and now in terms [...]
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China vows to clean up 60 pct of cities by 2020

China vows to clean up 60 pct of cities by 2020

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China pledged on Sunday that it will make sure that 60 percent of its cities meet national pollution standards by 2020, with pressure growing to make cities liveable as [...]
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As giant US IPO nears, Alibaba’s China e-commerce crown slips

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Alibaba’s dominance of online retail in China faces its biggest-ever challenge as the firm founded by Jack Ma in a one-room apartment 15 years ago lines up a US initial [...]
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Nikon drops to five-week low after China consumer show criticism

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shares in Nikon Corp shed 4.2 percent to a five-week low of 1,686 yen on Monday morning after it was criticised by a Chinese consumer show that said the camera maker had sold [...]
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Tibetan ‘sets self on fire’ to protest China

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Tibetan monk in southwestern China has set himself on fire to protest against a 2008 crackdown, overseas groups said, adding to a string of self-immolation protests in [...]
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Twitter CEO Costolo to make first China visit

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Twitter Inc CEO Dick Costolo will meet Shanghai government officials, academics and students in his first visit to China, signaling Twitter’s interest in cracking a [...]
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Indian arms imports almost triple China, Pakistan: study

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

India remains the biggest buyer of arms in the world, importing nearly three times as many weapons as its nearest competitors China and Pakistan over the last five years, a [...]
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China hits out at Malaysia for ‘contradictory’ info on MH370

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia drew a fresh round of scathing criticism from China today over conflicting information on missing flight MH370, with state media and social media users voicing [...]
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China to Spend More Than $162 Billion on Shantytowns

China to Spend More Than $162 Billion on Shantytowns

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China said it will invest more than 1 trillion yuan ($162 billion) redeveloping shantytowns this year as the government detailed how it will boost its urban population to [...]
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China urges restraint in Ukraine

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Torontosun | 6:00 AM

A top Chinese diplomat repeated Beijing’s call for calm and restraint in Ukraine on Monday, but ducked comment on a referendum in Crimea after the region’s [...]
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China manufacturing growth slows to 8-month low, govt data shows

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

China’s manufacturing growth fell to an eight-month low in February, government figures showed on Saturday, reflecting further weakening in the world’s [...]
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Taiwan scrambles ships to chase Chinese boat

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese fishing boat with nine crew aboard was escorted to Taiwan Sunday after an hours-long sea chase involving five coastguard vessels and a naval frigate, officials [...]
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China urges restraint on Ukraine after UN resolution veto

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China abstained from voting on a United Nations Security Council resolution to condemn the referendum in Crimea because it does not agree to a confrontational move, its [...]
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