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China stands to gain in Iran after US quits nuclear deal

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

The US decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran could scare off European investors but oil-thirsty China may step into the void and ramp up business links with the country. [...]
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Chinese cab driver put in detention for molesting woman passenger

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

A taxi driver in southwest China has been placed in detention for 10 days and sacked for sexually harassing a female passenger, a news website reported. The case comes amid [...]
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‘Made in China’ label sheds light on old Java Sea shipwreck

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

A fresh examination of Chinese ceramics and other cargo from an important Java Sea shipwreck has led researchers to conclude that the vessel sank a century earlier than [...]
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After matching 140 million Chinese singles, Zhenai’s founder sets sights on marrying AI to blockchain

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

Li Song has the qualities of a textbook serial entrepreneur: he loves talking about ideas, is capable of putting them into action, knows how to pivot when things don’t [...]
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Chinese doctor jailed for calling traditional medicine ‘poison’ issues apology

19-May-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

A Chinese physician who spent almost 100 days in jail for criticising Chinese traditional medicine has issued an apology for “not thinking clearly”. Tan Qindong, [...]
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Rise of Chinese middle class fuels interest in craft beers

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

“Panda Beer,” ”Little general,” ”Flying Fist IPA,” and “Mandarin Wheat” are among the offerings on tap at a craft beer [...]
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China first home-built aircraft carrier completes sea trials

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

China said Friday its first home-built aircraft carrier has completed five days of sea trials, putting it closer to joining its sister flattop in the country’s [...]
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China seeks investigation into University of Southern California abuse accusations

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

The Chinese government has expressed “deep concern” over published reports that a University of Southern California gynecologist was allowed for years to treat [...]
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Is China’s move to end US sorghum levy a hint at breakthroughs in trade war talks?

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

China has dropped an anti-dumping levy it imposed a month ago on US sorghum imports amid talks between the two countries to try to avert a trade war. A notice by the Chinese [...]
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Wall Street heads south as Trump bashes China and oil prices flare

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

Newly inflamed trade war fears and disappointing earnings sent US stocks lower on Thursday, running counter to gains made in European equities. Benchmark oil contract Brent [...]
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Trump dampens chances of trade deal with China

Trump dampens chances of trade deal with China

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

US and Chinese officials face a new round of tough trade talks on Friday as President Donald Trump discounted chances of a deal, but Beijing extended a potential olive [...]
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China offering Trump package to slash US trade deficit, officials say

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

China is offering US President Donald Trump a package of trade concessions and increased purchases of American goods aimed at cutting the US trade deficit with China by up to [...]
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Trump backs off China tariff threat as China pumps money into a Trump family project

19-May-2018 Intellasia | Tampabay | 6:00 AM

In barely six weeks, President Donald Trump has gone from threatening to impose $150 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods to extending a lifeline to ZTE, a Chinese cell phone [...]
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At the height of his power, China’s Xi Jinping moves to embrace Marxism

19-May-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Why is President Xi Jinping, the most powerful Chinese leader in decades, presiding over a wealthy and resurgent China, embracing the philosophical ideas of Karl Marx? The [...]
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Trump: I ‘doubt’ China trade negotiations will succeed

19-May-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he doubts high-stakes trade negotiations with China will succeed. “Will that be successful? I tend to doubt it,” the [...]
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