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US concern over South China Sea ‘dangerous conduct’

10-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The collisions came as the Vietnamese ships tried to prevent China setting up an oil rig near the Paracel islands. The incident is the most serious between the countries at [...]
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Recognising China’s Clout

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

Remember how China’s economy was supposed to surpass the US’s sometime in the next decade or so? Turns out it may have already happened. The World Bank’s [...]
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China accuses Vietnam of ramming its ships in South China Sea

10-May-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

China has accused Vietnam of ramming its ships in a disputed part of the South China Sea amid concerns that a tense maritime standoff between the two countries could boil [...]
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Meet the monkeys keeping Chinese troops safe

10-May-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The Chinese air force have a new secret weapon: monkeys. The People’s Liberation Army Air Force has trained macaques to keep its troops safe by discouraging birds from [...]
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Vietnam Spat Represents a Chinese Leap

10-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

When China parked a giant oil rig in disputed waters off Vietnam, it confirmed what Washington and regional governments have long feared: Beijing is taking a major leap in [...]
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Why Alibaba’s IPO is the end, and start, of an era

10-May-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Alibaba’s initial public offering later this year will mark the end of an era, as well as the beginning of a new regime on the global tech landscape. The three Chinese [...]
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Chinese captain who evaded capture by Philippines tells his story

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

“They rushed toward us in a boat and fired at us,” said He Junting, the Chinese captain of the fishing boat Qiongqionghai 03168, said Thursday when recalling an [...]
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Alibaba’s IPO Is a Sign of China’s Rising Economic Might

10-May-2014 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Alibaba’s initial public offering later this year will mark the end of an era and the beginning of a new regime on the global tech landscape. The three Chinese Internet [...]
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China’s Trade Figures Return to Slight Growth

10-May-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

China’s exports and imports returned to slight growth last month as orders to the United States and the European Union surged, offering some positive signals after a [...]
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US voices concern on Chinese poachers in West Philippine Sea

10-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The United States expressed concern over the latest maritime incident in the disputed West Philippine Sea which involved Chinese fishing vessels carrying endangered marine [...]
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Japan ‘deeply worried’ by China-Vietnam maritime spat

Japan ‘deeply worried’ by China-Vietnam maritime spat

10-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan and the United States said Thursday they were deeply concerned by the latest flare-up between China and Vietnam over contested waters, with Tokyo urging Beijing to rein [...]
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Foreign Investors Reap Enormous Profits in China’s Red-Hot Internet Market

10-May-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

It is one of the best investments of the digital age. In June 2001, a South African media company called Naspers paid $34 million to acquire a big stake in a struggling [...]
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How China, Russia help spread democracy

10-May-2014 Intellasia | CS Monitor | 6:00 AM

In the past two months, small countries with little or no democracy have learned a hard lesson on who will help them if they are attacked. First in March, Ukraine stood [...]
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China in damage control mode as terror attacks spread beyond Xinjiang

10-May-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The attacks began decades ago. The assailants used knives, guns, even grenades. They ambushed police officers and officials in places few had heard of: Akto, Kuqa, Xinhe and [...]
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China’s oil rig move leaves Vietnam, others looking vulnerable

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s decision to park its biggest mobile oil rig 120 miles off the Vietnamese coast has exposed how vulnerable Hanoi, and other littoral states of the South China [...]
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