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China paper claims San Diego-based USS Cowpens harassed Chinese fleet before near collision

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Turnto23 | 6:00 AM

An official Chinese newspaper on Monday accused the US Navy of harassing a Chinese squadron earlier this month, shortly before a near collision that marked the two [...]
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Restive Xinjiang needs ‘ethnic healing’: Chinese media

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s state-run media Tuesday called for “ethnic healing” in the restive Xinjiang region, a day after two policemen and 14 members of the mostly Muslim [...]
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Renault signs $1.3 bn joint venture deal with China’s Dongfeng

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

French carmaker Renault signed a $1.3 billion joint venture agreement with China’s Dongfeng Monday, finally ending a decade without a manufacturing presence in the [...]
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Rights abuses persist in China despite plan to scrap camps: Amnesty

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s much-vaunted abolition of its widely loathed “re-education through labour” camps risks being no more than a cosmetic change because of other rights [...]
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China needs Western help for nuclear export ambitions

China needs Western help for nuclear export ambitions

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s investment in Britain’s 16 billion pound Hinkley Point project is its first foray into Europe’s nuclear power market and a marker of its global [...]
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Two more officials at PetroChina parent held in graft probe

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Chinese government has detained two more senior executives of China National Petroleum Company (CNPC) as part of a wider graft investigation into the state energy giant, [...]
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China says six arrested after deadly riot in Xinjiang

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese police have arrested six people they suspect of taking part in a riot near the old Silk Road city of Kashgar, in the restive far western Muslim region of Xinjiang, in [...]
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Chinese migrants can register households in cities by 2020 – official

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Millions of Chinese migrants will be allowed to register their households in cities where they live by 2020, a senior public security official said, as part of China’s [...]
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Doubling down, China bans transactions between Bitcoin exchanges and 3rd-party payment companies

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Less than two weeks after the government hammer came down on Bitcoin in China, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has struck another blow. The country’s central [...]
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Is N Korea Unwinding Economic Ties With China?

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

These are grim days not only for the friends and family of recently executed North Korean official Jang Song Thaek, but for people and programmes he had supported. That [...]
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Japan to bolster military, boost Asia ties to counter China

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan will boost its military spending in coming years, buying early-warning planes, beach-assault vehicles and troop-carrying aircraft, while seeking closer ties with Asian [...]
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Kerry in Philippines to propel troop deal as China row simmers

Kerry in Philippines to propel troop deal as China row simmers

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the Philippines Tuesday for a two-day trip that could fast-track a deal on expanding the US military presence as a territorial [...]
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China’s holding of US debt tops $1.3 trillion

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s holding of US debt surged past $1.3 trillion for the first time in October, worth nearly $1,000 per Chinese citizen, US Treasury figures showed Monday. And with [...]
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Ex-Chinese security chief probed: report

Ex-Chinese security chief probed: report

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s Communist chief Xi Jinping has given the go-ahead for a corruption investigation into the former head of the country’s internal security apparatus, the [...]
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US warship threatened China’s security: state media

US warship threatened China’s security: state media

18-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A US warship that was forced to manoeuvre to avoid a collision with a Chinese naval vessel had “posed a threat”, state-run media said Monday, after Washington [...]
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