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Chinese colonel says latest bird flu virus is ‘US biological weapon’

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Freebeacon | 11:10 AM

A Chinese Air Force officer on Saturday accused the U.S. government of creating the new strain of bird flu now afflicting parts of China as a biological warfare attack. [...]
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China bird flu outbreak ‘devastating’ poultry sales

China bird flu outbreak ‘devastating’ poultry sales

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:40 AM

China’s bird flu outbreak is “devastating” poultry sales, an industry group said Tuesday as the death toll from the H7N9 virus rose to nine. Since China [...]
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China’s Xi says ‘ultra-high speed’ growth probably over

China’s Xi says ‘ultra-high speed’ growth probably over

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

China’s President Xi Jinping said Monday the days of “ultra-high speed” growth in the world’s second-largest economy – which many hope can spur [...]
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Eight arrested after SW China colliery flood

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | People's Daily Online | 6:00 AM

Eight principals have been taken into police custody for a coal mine flood in southwest China’s Guizhou Province that has left three miners dead and trapped six others, [...]
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Xi Zinping promises to make China a fairer place for foreign investors

Xi Zinping promises to make China a fairer place for foreign investors

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | CNN Money | 6:00 AM

China sought Monday to reassure foreign investors, saying it would never close its doors to the outside world and was committed to improving the business climate. “We [...]
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The backroom battle delaying reform of China’s one-child policy

The backroom battle delaying reform of China’s one-child policy

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two retired senior Chinese officials are engaged in a battle with one another to sway Beijing’s new leadership over the future of the one-child policy, exposing [...]
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Why China is doubling down on nuclear power

Why China is doubling down on nuclear power

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

China Light and Power’s roots are more than a hundred years deep in Hong Kong. It’s still the city’s largest utility. But today what’s known as the [...]
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US business groups worried by cyber-security law aimed at China

US business groups worried by cyber-security law aimed at China

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US-China Business Council on Monday criticised a new law aimed at thwarting cyber attacks by discouraging the Justice Department and several other government agencies [...]
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China jails six for selling used cooking oil

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Timescolonist | 6:00 AM

A Chinese court says six people have been sentenced to up to five years in prison for collecting used cooking oil and reselling it as new. The recycled oil is known as [...]
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Aust PM to sign new deal with China

Aust PM to sign new deal with China

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | News.com.au | 12:42 PM

PRIME minister Julia Gillard is set to sign an historic “strategic partnership” deal with China’s Premier Li Keqiang involving annual summit talks between [...]
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Despite tough talk, China’s N Korea options limited

Despite tough talk, China’s N Korea options limited

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:06 AM

Unprecedented Chinese criticism of North Korea is unlikely to mean tough new action against Pyongyang because if China pushes too hard and its troublesome neighbour [...]
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China takes thinly veiled swipe at N Korea

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | CBS news | 6:00 AM

In an apparent sign of growing frustration with North Korea, China took a rare, if thinly veiled, shot at its ally over the steadily escalating tension on the Korean [...]
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China asks N Korea to ensure safety of its nationals

China asks N Korea to ensure safety of its nationals

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China deplored rising tension on the Korean peninsula on Sunday but said its embassy was operating normally in the North Korean capital and it asked authorities there to [...]
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Xi promises peaceful, prosperous China helping neighbours

Xi promises peaceful, prosperous China helping neighbours

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s President Xi Jinping pledged on Sunday that change and peaceful development will power his country’s economic rise and sustain growth within its borders [...]
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Is China secretly hoarding the world’s fish?

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Foreign Policy (blog) | 6:00 AM

It looks like rare earth elements aren’t the only commodity China has been allegedly keeping to itself. According to a recent study published in the journal Fish and [...]
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