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New Obstacle In Strained Taiwan-China Talks: Korea

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is already worried about trade talks with China. First, public dissent has knocked back parliamentary ratification of a year-old accord on liberalising the service [...]
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GSK secret surveillance scares expat managers in China

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Irish Times | 6:00 AM

Confirmation last week from British drug-maker GlaxoSmithKline that it had received a secretly filmed sex tape of its former China chief, Mark Reilly, in March last year, [...]
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China Denies Entry to an American Scholar Who Spoke Up for a Uighur Colleague

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

When Elliot Sperling, an American professor, landed here in Beijing after a 12-hour flight from the New York area last weekend, he found himself dragged by border officers [...]
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China’s rise and Asian tensions send US relations into downward spiral

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of rocky islands, islets, sandbanks, reefs and cays lie scattered across Asia’s eastern waters, unimportant-looking to the naked eye but significant enough to [...]
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China’s crackdown in restive Xinjiang nets 400 suspects

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has taken down more than 40 groups it calls “violent terror gangs” and arrested more than 400 people in its restive western region of Xinjiang since [...]
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German leader: US spy reports serious if true

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that if reports that a German intelligence employee spied for the United States are proven true, it would be a “clear [...]
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China arms itself for difficult ‘war on pollution’

China arms itself for difficult ‘war on pollution’

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Having declared “war on pollution”, China is arming itself with tougher weapons from new courts to daily fines and shutting down offenders altogether, in what [...]
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Now Macau activists plan democracy poll in new headache for China

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Three activist groups in Chinese-ruled Macau, the world’s biggest gambling hub, are planning an informal referendum on democracy, an organiser said on Tuesday, [...]
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China says graft found at leading university, state food company

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s anti-graft watchdog said it has uncovered evidence of corruption at Shanghai’s prestigious Fudan University and state-owned China National Cereals, Oils [...]
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Merkel raises human rights on China trip

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the issue of human rights publicly in China on Tuesday – unlike many Western visitors – invoking the fall of the Berlin [...]
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Chinese hackers switched targets to US experts on Iraq

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Computer World | 6:00 AM

A sophisticated Chinese hacker group that had been stealing information from US policy experts on nearby Southeast Asia suddenly changed targets last month to focus on the [...]
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China pushes for speedy political solution in Iraq

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China hopes that Iraq can form a new inclusive government as soon as possible and will support efforts by Baghdad to protect its sovereignty, state media cited China’s [...]
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US ‘to work with Germany’ on spy row

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A White House spokesman said he could not comment directly but efforts were being made to solve the problem. Earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced her concerns [...]
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Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As the IOC sought to dispel concerns the Olympics are too expensive, two former host cities and one former also-ran advanced to the final phase Monday in the troubled race [...]
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IBM to work to curb China pollution

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

IBM said Monday it had signed an agreement to help curb pollution in China, starting with the dangerous smog that afflicts Beijing. The US computing giant said it would [...]
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