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Worries About China’s Economic Reform Progress Grow

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

In February, China suffered a sharp 20 percent decline in its exports, exacerbating concerns that the country may be dragging down the world economy faster than previously [...]
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China pursuing growth at expense of reforms

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A slew of policies to spur growth and stout pledges from Chinese leaders to keep the world’s No. 2 economy on an even keel might have assuaged fears of a “hard [...]
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South China Sea offers one of world’s safest navigation routes

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The South China Sea has long since been known for its safe sea passage and hailed as one of the world’s safest navigation routes by experts and maritime business [...]
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Singing, Dancing Minorities: China’s Political Theater

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

A profusion of ethnic dress at China’s National People’s Congress fails to hide the deep ethnic tensions in the country The annual meeting of China’s [...]
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How Beijing plans to punish the China bears

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

They can’t say they weren’t warned. In January, the People’s Daily, which acts as the official mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, warned currency [...]
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China’s Education Ranks Middle to Upper Level

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | English.cri.cn | 6:00 AM

The Education minister says China’s overall education development has been ranked in the world’s upper-mid level. Minister Yuan Guiren made the remarks on the [...]
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China slammed at UN over crackdown on activists, lawyers

China slammed at UN over crackdown on activists, lawyers

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | B usiness-Standard | 6:00 AM

The United States and 11 other countries took China to task at the United Nations today over its human rights record and demanded it immediately release all detained [...]
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China car sales edge down in Feb: industry group

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Auto sales in China, the world’s largest car market, decreased marginally in February from a year ago, data from an industry group showed Thursday, in a gloomy signal [...]
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For China Banks, Swapping Stock for Debt Is a Stopgap With Pitfalls

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

A new approach to managing China’s corporate debt burden may offer temporary relief for banks but spell further difficulties for the country’s economy: having [...]
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China just made a move to tackle the biggest threat to its economy, and it reeks of desperation

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

This is usually the last stop before bankruptcy. Chinese officials have told Reuters that they will start allowing commercial banks to swap nonperforming loans in [...]
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Exclusive: China to ease commercial banks’ bad debt burden via equity swaps – sources

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s central bank is preparing regulations that would allow commercial lenders to swap non-performing loans of companies for stakes in those firms, two people with [...]
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A Chinese official wants to turn a disputed South China Sea island into an offshore banking hub

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

A Chinese official has a novel plan for Woody Island, a tiny, tropical and very much contested speck in the South China Sea. Han Fangming, a businessperson and political [...]
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China accuses US of rape and murder after criticism of human rights record

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Government officals call out hypocrisy of US and Japan after world leaders issue joint statement at UN Human Rights CouncilChina has strongly rejected US-led criticism of its [...]
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China rail giant lands ‘record’ $1.3 bn US contract

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s largest train manufacturer won a billion-dollar deal to supply Chicago with rolling stock, it announced Friday, as Beijing seeks to create high-tech firms [...]
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China steelmaker to cut up to 50,000 jobs

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One of China’s largest steelmakers plans to shed up to 50,000 jobs, its chair said, as the country struggles to reduce overcapacity while growth in the world’s [...]
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