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China auto sales up 24.2pct in August: industry group

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

Auto sales in China, the world’s biggest car market and crucial to worldwide manufacturers, grew at a faster rate in August, data from an industry group showed Friday. [...]
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The Great Game: Is Britain playing both sides in China-Vietnam standoff?

12-Sep-2016 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

Just a day after the UK pledged to bolster its support for Vietnam, the British government has promised China almost identical defense cooperation – despite the fact [...]
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South China Morning Post shuts down Chinese-language sites in ‘resource integration’

12-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:00 AM

The South China Morning Post has suddenly announced the closure of its Chinese-language news site nanzao.com and lifestyle site nanzaozhinan.com, citing “resource [...]
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Why China Wants To Squeeze N Korea A Little, But Not Too Much

12-Sep-2016 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

China was rattled physically and politically Friday by North Korea’s nuclear test, its second this year and fifth overall. It caused a magnitude 5.3 seismic event that [...]
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China’s August inflation trends point to stabilising economy

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

China’s consumer price inflation slowed to its weakest pace in almost a year in August, pulled down by abating food costs, although an encouraging moderation in [...]
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N Korea’s Nuclear Defiance Leaves China With Few Options

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

The words barely resonate anymore. After North Korea succeeded with its fifth – and likely largest ever – nuclear test on Friday morning, the reclusive [...]
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Analysis: Why China won’t halt N Korea’s nuclear programme

Analysis: Why China won’t halt N Korea’s nuclear programme

12-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

The one country in the world that has the leverage to turn North Korea away from developing nuclear weapons seems unwilling to take that step. China is North Korea’s [...]
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US-China Tensions Thwart Response to N Korea Threat

12-Sep-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s fifth nuclear test brought calls for action from nations including Russia and Japan, but a deepening schism between the US and China narrows the scope for [...]
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China Worries Over N Korea Collapse Muddle Nuke Response

12-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As global powers condemn North Korea’s latest step up the nuclear ladder, the one nation that can actually stop Kim Jong Un is unlikely to do much. All eyes are again [...]
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China tourists noticeable by their absence in Taiwan as ties wilt

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

An hour after the shopping mall in the Taipei 101 tower opened its doors on Friday, fewer than 10 customers were wandering its marble floors which just a few months ago had [...]
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America and China need to cooperate on N Korea – before Kim Jong-un extends his violence beyond the borders

12-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

The last 15 years have seen several attempts by the West to grapple with rogue regimes that are or were regarded as a threat to the wider world. Military action, notably in [...]
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China ‘democracy’ village protests 3-year graft sentence for former leader

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The former head of a Chinese village once dubbed a symbol of grassroots democracy was sentenced on Thursday to three years’ imprisonment, Hong Kong media reported, [...]
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China Property Bond Curb Calls Revive on Overheating Market

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Two years ago China lifted a ban on property developers’ selling bonds inside the country, helping stimulate the economy and reduce swelling foreign debt. Now there are [...]
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Ex-JPMorgan China President Joins Mainland Venture Capital Fund

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s former China president is joining PurpleSky Capital, to help the early-stage venture capital firm develop its business on the mainland. Brett [...]
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Phantom Sales, Faked Papers Found in China Auto Subsidy Probe

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China punished five manufacturers of electric vehicles for scamming the government of about $150 million in subsidies in a crackdown aimed at rooting out fraud in the [...]
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