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Now China Wants Okinawa, Site of US Bases in Japan

02-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Daily Beast | 6:00 AM

Beijing is pushing out in all directions, from the South China Sea to several Japanese islands, with an eye on the eastern Pacific that laps American shores. On the day after [...]
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China’s Next Steps After COP21

02-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Hailed as one of the greatest diplomatic efforts of the past 30 years, 196 countries came to an agreement on December 12th, to take steps to reduce the risk of a global [...]
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China assails home of Terracotta Army for poor smog control

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

China’s Environment Ministry on Wednesday lambasted the northern city of Xian, best known as the home of the Terracotta Army, for its poor pollution control measures, [...]
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Freak storm sank China ferry with loss of 450 lives: report

Freak storm sank China ferry with loss of 450 lives: report

02-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An official inquiry has found that a freak storm caused the sinking of a cruise ship on China’s Yangtze river with the death of nearly 450 people and recommended the [...]
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China Telecom chief resigns after probe announced

02-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The head of China Telecom, one of the country’s big three telecommunications firms, has formally resigned his posts, the company said Wednesday, three days after [...]
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China to merge two shipping companies in reform push

02-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China will combine two of its state-owned shipping giants, the companies said, the sector’s second multi billion-dollar merger in a month as the government pushes [...]
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Chinese state TV fights for Xi’s right to rule via rap

02-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s state television broadcaster has proved a poor match for rap giants Public Enemy, Snoop Dogg and Tupac, with Internet users on Wednesday slamming a cartoon [...]
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Asia’s largest underground railway station opens in Shenzen

02-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Asia’s largest underground railway station opened on Wednesday in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, launching high-speed rail service between Guangzhou and Hong [...]
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Beijing, don’t kill my vibe, say banned Chinese rappers

01-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Straight in at number one on the Chinese government’s banned songs chart is IN3, a trio of brash, tattooed rappers who mix the earthy language of Beijing’s [...]
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China central bank chief economist says RRR decisions must consider capital flow impact – report

01-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Decisions to adjust China’s reserve requirement ratio and use of quantitative tools must consider the impact on capital flows, the central bank’s chief economist [...]
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China Approves Second Shipping-Related Merger This Month

31-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China has approved another strategic restructuring of two state-owned shipping-related conglomerates, the second such move this month as the government steps up efforts to [...]
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China eyes fiscal splurge to cushion reforms, slowing growth

31-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China could run its biggest budget deficit in perhaps half a century next year as leaders turn to government spending to arrest the slowdown in the economy, policy advisers [...]
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China Shows Skepticism on Japan’s ‘Comfort Women’ Apology

31-Dec-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Japan’s move to resolve a decades-old dispute over Korean wartime sex slaves drew a frosty response from China, where officials and citizens alike have [...]
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China’s Domestic Violence Law Gets Mixed Reception

31-Dec-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

While activists across China welcomed passage of this week’s landmark anti-domestic-violence law, some said the hard-fought legislation didn’t go far enough in [...]
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China’s new anti-terrorism law draws widespread criticisms

31-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Phayul | 6:00 AM

China’s rubber-stamp parliament on Sunday approved a controversial counter-terrorism bill at the end of the week-long 18th bimonthly session of the National [...]
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