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Nintendo shares surge as China eases gaming console ban

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

Shares in Nintendo Co Ltd jumped as much as 7.5 percent to a two and a half-year high on Wednesday after China temporarily lifted a 14-year-old ban on selling video game [...]
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Imagining a Chinese game console

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

Now that game consoles are officially legal in China, everyone is talking about what that could mean for the big console makers Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. But [...]
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Chinese investment in US doubled in 2013: study

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

China’s investment in the United States doubled to $14 billion last year despite sometimes rocky political ties, with private firms leading the way, said a study out [...]
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China’s offshore yuan climbs to new record on appreciation hopes

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

The Chinese currency traded outside the country’s borders hit a record high on Wednesday, driven by seasonal yuan demand at the beginning of the year and increased bets [...]
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Chinese tycoon admits New York Times bid faces obstacles

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

Chinese recycling tycoon Chen Guangbiao dialed back his ambitious plans to buy The New York Times Co just over a week after making his intentions public. “The level of [...]
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China on world’s ‘biggest push’ for wind power

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

China has embarked on the greatest push for renewable energy the world has ever seen. A key element involves more than doubling the number of wind turbines in the next six [...]
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China to allow foreign ownership in telecom services

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

China will open up some telecom and internet services to foreign ownership. Five areas, including call centres and home internet access, will be open to full foreign [...]
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Chinese crystal meth makers ‘used GSK cold medicine’

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

Some crystal methamphetamine seized in a huge drug bust in China used the popular cold medicine Contac, manufactured by beleaguered British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), [...]
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Why are China and Japan accusing each other of being Voldemort?

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Csmonitor | 6:00 AM

This, at its crudest, is how the most recent war of words between China and Japan is being played out. The battleground, somewhat surprisingly, is Britain and the op-ed [...]
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Japan in 2014: Can Abe manage China tensions?

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Globalpublicsquare | 6:00 AM

Will Japan assert its own vision for East Asia, or will it continue simply to react to China? That will be the biggest question in 2014 for Tokyo as tensions with Beijing [...]
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Trapped Chinese, Russian ships ‘break through Antarctic ice’

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

A complex international operation to free a Russian ship trapped in Antarctica ended Wednesday when the vessel cleared the ice field, as officials released a United States [...]
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China suspends ban on video game consoles after more than a decade

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

China has temporarily lifted a 14-year-old ban on selling video game consoles, paving the way for Sony Corp, Microsoft Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd to enter the world’s [...]
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China to allow fully private banks this year

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

China will allow three to five fully private banks to be set up this year as part of efforts to further open up the sector, the banking regulator said. At a work conference [...]
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China-Japan ‘Voldemort’ attacks up ante in propaganda war

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

Chinese state media warned Japan on Tuesday of an escalation in the war of public opinion after both countries compared each other to Lord Voldemort, the villain in the Harry [...]
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China’s next Apple Store will open its doors on Friday

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

Beijingers, rejoice – China’s next Apple store opens for business this Friday at a newly-built location in China Central Place Shopping centre in the Chaoyang [...]
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