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How China’s first emperor searched for elixir of life

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

China’s first emperor launched an obsessive search for the elixir of life before dying aged 49 in 210 BCE, new archaeological research has revealed. Qin Shi Huang, who [...]
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China to Overtake US Economy by 2032 as Asian Might Builds

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The growing importance of Asia’s major economies will continue in 2018 and beyond, according to a league table that sees the region dominating in terms of size in just [...]
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Spotlight: China’s experience and Africa’s revitalisation

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Nowadays, one can hardly travel around Africa without noticing the presence of Chinese nationals — regardless of whether they are tourists, businesspeople, [...]
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China Just Added An ‘Enormous Dragon’ to Its Military Arsenal

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Even by China’s military standards, it’s big. Known as “enormous dragon”, the AG600 is the world’s largest amphibious aircraft in production [...]
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China will soon be world’s top economic powerLavrov to RT

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

Backed by BRICS partners Russia and India, China will soon take the top spot from the United States as the world’s biggest economy, Russian Foreign minister Sergey [...]
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China’s Military Flybys Raise Alarm in Taiwan

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is facing a new source of pressure from rival China as the communist government increasingly often sends military aircraft to skirt the island, a challenge to the [...]
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China sets schedule for becoming strong trading nation

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

China’s Ministry of Commerce on Monday determined to turn China into a “strong economic and trading nation in all respects” by 2050. In the past five years, [...]
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China’s plans to expand in the South China Sea with a floating nuclear power plant continue

China’s plans to expand in the South China Sea with a floating nuclear power plant continue

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

CHINA’S expansion in the South China Sea continues with plans for a floating nuclear plant. But that’s not all. They’re also using ‘magical [...]
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China hands down harshest sentence in multi-year rights crackdown

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China sentenced a prominent rights activist to eight years in jail for subversion on Tuesday, his lawyer said, the harshest sentence passed in a government crackdown on [...]
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World’s largest amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight in China

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s domestically developed AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, performed its maiden flight on Sunday from an airport on the shores of the South [...]
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China’s Shanghai to battle ‘big city disease’ by limiting population to 25 million

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s financial hub of Shanghai will limit its population to 25 million people by 2035 as part of a quest to manage “big city disease”, the cabinet has [...]
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China regulator summons founder of debt-laden LeEco back to China

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s securities regulator has formally ordered the founder of indebted tech conglomerate LeEco to return to China and sort out a mounting debt pile linked to his [...]
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Tattooed and proud: Chinese women peel away stigmas

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Once the mark of criminals or sex workers, for centuries tattoos have been stigmatised in China but the growing influence of celebrity culture is changing all that — [...]
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Chinese rights activist ‘Super Vulgar Butcher’ jailed for eight years

Chinese rights activist ‘Super Vulgar Butcher’ jailed for eight years

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Chinese human rights activist Wu Gan, known on social media as Super Vulgar Butcher, has been jailed for eight years for inciting subversion. Wu is the latest campaigner [...]
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China’s tiger moms (and dads) drive demand for online education

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

For a five year old, Wu Tianye has a lot on her plate. Besides her regular kindergarten classes, she practises ice skating to keep fit, is learning painting and music to [...]
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