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Chinese Furniture Fashion Ravages West Africa’s Savannas

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

No one paid much attention to the gnarled, yellow-blossomed rosewood trees dotted around farmsteads in northern Ivory Coast until Chinese-backed buyers started offering money [...]
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Big Business With China Is No Longer a Penalty for These Company Stocks

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Companies that do business with China have gone from pariahs to market darlings in less than half a year. An index of firms in developed markets that get the most sales from [...]
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UK resists Chinese pressure over nuclear deal but still wants close ties

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Britain said on Monday that it wanted closer ties with China but resisted pressure from Beijing to sign off on a $24 billion nuclear power project that was delayed at the [...]
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China’s New Killer App Taps Huge Thirst for Japanese Goods

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When Chen Xi wants to shop for Albion face lotion or Pola skin-whitening supplements, the Shanghai office worker turns to Princess and the Pea on her smartphone. The app with [...]
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Former FBI employee pleads guilty to being ‘agent of China’

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A long-time FBI employee with top secret security clearance faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to being an agent of the Chinese government. Kun Shan Chun, [...]
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Southern China braces for Typhoon Nida

Southern China braces for Typhoon Nida

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Southern China hunkered down as it braced for Typhoon Nida to make landfall Tuesday, with the city of Guangzhou issuing its first-ever red storm alert. Those living in the [...]
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Prominent Chinese rights lawyer released on bail: report

Prominent Chinese rights lawyer released on bail: report

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer detained over a year ago in a sweeping crackdown has been released on bail, Hong Kong media said Monday, as it showed her praising her [...]
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China group in $4.4 bn swoop for US Caesar’s casino game unit

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese consortium linked to Alibaba founder Jack Ma will spend $4.4 billion to buy a developer of casino-style game apps from a US firm, one of its member companies said [...]
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China new home prices rise faster in July

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Price rises for new homes in China accelerated in July from the previous month, a survey showed Monday, with some buyers possibly prompted by moves in some cities to curb [...]
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China manufacturing contracts in July: govt

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s manufacturing shrank in July, the government said Monday, blaming the deterioration on rainstorms that wreaked havoc across large swathes of the country. It was [...]
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China ‘cannot tolerate accusations’ on Britain investment: Xinhua

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China “cannot tolerate” accusations that its investment in a British nuclear plant threatens that country’s security, state media said Monday, after London [...]
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UK and China regulators discuss framework for financial projects

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

British and Chinese securities watchdogs are discussing an agreement that will pave the way for landmark financial services projects between the countries, sources said, [...]
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China says Australia ‘is no paper tiger, only a paper cat at best’

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

If Australia – “a unique country with an inglorious history – steps into the South China Sea waters”, the newspaper Global Times editorialised at the [...]
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All at the South China Sea

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

As Southeast Asian nations continue to be split on the tribunal award, Beijing has demonstrated its will to power and determination to defend its interests in the teeth of [...]
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S. China Sea: US urges peaceful resolution

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama has reiterated calls for China and the other claimants in South China Sea territorial disputes to work constructively to resolve disagreements, as [...]
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