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Daimler opens Beijing R&D centre to tune Mercedes-Benz to Chinese tastes: exec

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE) has opened a research and development (R&D) centre in Beijing tasked with further tuning its Mercedes-Benz brand to wealthy Chinese tastes and [...]
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Wanted: 500,000 pilots for China aviation gold rush

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s national civil aviation authority says the country will need to train about half a million civilian pilots by 2035, up from just a few thousand now, as wannabe [...]
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China stresses Communist party’s control over military

China stresses Communist party’s control over military

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Anyone calling for China’s People’s Liberation Army to be loyal to the state rather than the Communist party has a “very black heart”, military media [...]
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Macau October gaming revenues set for worst drop on record

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

October is set to be the worst month on record for casino revenues in the world’s biggest gambling hub Macau as China’s pervasive war on corruption, combined with [...]
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Bodysnatching China officials dead serious about cremation quota

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Chinese officials bought corpses from grave robbers to meet government cremation quotas, local media reported, as Beijing pushes to enforce its controversial and highly [...]
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China unveils ‘laser to shoot down low-flying drones’

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China has developed a highly accurate laser weapon system that can shoot down light drones at low altitude, state media reported. The machine has a two-kilometre range and [...]
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Toyota says October China auto sales up 27.1pct year/year

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Toyota Motor Corp and its two Chinese joint ventures sold about 104,700 vehicles in China in October, up 27.1 percent from a year earlier, the Japanese automaker said on [...]
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China October manufacturing at tepid three-month high: HSBC

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s manufacturing growth picked up to a three-month high in October, a closely watched private survey confirmed Monday, but did little to counter a picture of [...]
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China to push on with capital account opening: central bank deputy chief

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will advance the liberalisation of its capital account by encouraging funds to enter or leave its borders and allowing foreign investors to participate in domestic [...]
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China October services growth slips to nine-month low, property weighs

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s services sector grew at its slowest pace in nine months in October as a cooling property sector weighed on demand, a survey showed on Monday, adding to signs of [...]
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Xi welcomes more Taiwan business to tap into mainland

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the pilot development zone in Pingtan in southeast China’s Fujian Province over the weekend, during which he championed the flow of [...]
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Is China’s grand ethnic experiment working?

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

In a gleaming classroom at Chong Hua High School in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin, students peer at onion slices under microscopes. Their biology teacher calls on [...]
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$A lower after bad news from China, Japan

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The Australian dollar has hit a two week low after the release of disappointing building approvals figures and due to worries about the Japanese and Chinese economies. At [...]
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Taiwan wants trade talks with China at Apec

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is working to arrange a meeting between its minister of Economic Affairs and his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation [...]
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Nazri: Fewer tourists from China and Taiwan, but overall arrivals up 13pc

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Tourists arrivals from China and Taiwan fell 11.8 per cent and 2.9 per cent respectively following the disappearance of Flight MH370 but overall arrivals rose by 13.2 per [...]
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