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‘Hero’ director Zhang Yimou joins Winter Olympic bid

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s director of extravagant action epics, Zhang Yimou, is to steer the official promotional video in front of Beijing’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, [...]
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China says over 150 ‘economic fugitives’ at large in the U.S

China says over 150 ‘economic fugitives’ at large in the U.S

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

More than 150 economic fugitives, many of whom are corrupt officials or suspected of graft in China, are at large in the United States, Chinese state media said on Monday, [...]
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China upholds jail terms for anti-corruption activists

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese court on Monday upheld lengthy jail sentences given to three anti-corruption activists, their lawyer said, cementing a crackdown on a burgeoning civil rights [...]
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Deutsche Bank sues former China executive for $3.9 mn

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Deutsche Bank is suing a former top executive of its China operations for $3.9 million, according to reports, accusing him of transferring the sum to an account held by [...]
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China’s Latest Anti-Porn Campaign Hits Baidu

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Beijing-based Baidu (BIDU) has long been No. 1 in Chinese-language search and has thrived in part because – unlike its American rival Google (GOOG) – it has been [...]
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China Growth Boom to Last Another 20 Years

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

China’s economy has the potential to grow at a pace of 7 percent to 8 percent for another two decades, according to former World Bank chief economist, Justin Yifu Lin. [...]
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Korea Proposes High-Level Talks on Reunions With North

Korea Proposes High-Level Talks on Reunions With North

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Monday proposed high-level talks with North Korea to discuss holding a new round of reunions of aging Koreans separated by the Korean War six decades ago. The [...]
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Eight Chinese quarantined as panic grips Ebola-hit west Africa

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Eight Chinese medical workers have been placed in quarantine in Sierra Leone, as health experts grappled with ethical questions over the use of experimental drugs to combat [...]
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China objects to Korea’s warship donation to Philippines

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

China aired its protest last week against South Korea’s plan to donate 1,200-tonne patrol boat and landing vessel to the Philippines, a major South Korean newspaper [...]
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Is the Chinese cash cow over?

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

CHINA says its Anti-Monopoly Law does not discriminate between foreign and domestic companies, as big name overseas enterprises have come under a series of high-profile [...]
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China’s Xiaomi Reports Brisk Phone Sales In Malaysia

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Before the start of online batch sales, many Malaysian buyers eagerly logged onto the website of Xiaomi Corp, Chinese largest smartphone maker, only to leave empty-handed [...]
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Arrests as China cracks down on Internet rumours

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Police in China have arrested four people and detained or warned another 81 as authorities crack down on alleged Internet rumour-mongering, state media reported Saturday. [...]
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Sea row overshadows China, Southeast Asia, US talks

Sea row overshadows China, Southeast Asia, US talks

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China on Saturday vowed “clear and firm reactions” to defend its interests in the South China Sea but rejected suggestions of aggression, as America’s top [...]
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China and Japan talk in Burma on easing political tensions

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Foreign minister Wang Yi called on Japan to “make practical efforts to overcome existing political obstacles between the two sides” during an [...]
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China says local, foreign firms treated same in probes

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China said Saturday that its Anti-Monopoly Law does not discriminate between foreign and domestic companies, as big name overseas enterprises have come under a series of [...]
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