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President Chain Store aims for China and Philippines

01-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 6:00 AM

President Chain Store Corp (PCSC, ????), which operates the nation’s largest convenience store chain, 7-Eleven, aims to boost its profitability this year by [...]
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Missing tycoon Mars overseas push of China’s private businesses

01-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Even by the standards of China’s rough and tumble breed of entrepreneurs, billionaire Liu Han’s brushes with death mark him out. After dodging a hitman’s [...]
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China and Russia conduct ‘surprise’ military exercises

China and Russia conduct ‘surprise’ military exercises

01-Apr-2013 Intellasia | news.com.au | 6:00 AM

THE FLEXING of military muscles has spread beyond North Korea, with both Russia and China demonstrating their might to nervous neighbours. China held a `surprise’ naval [...]
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Report: Some US firms in China face data theft

01-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Voanews.com | 6:00 AM

A quarter of firms that are members of a leading US business lobby in China have been victims of data theft, a report by the group said on Friday, amid growing vitriol [...]
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China orders stepped-up scrutiny on Apple

China orders stepped-up scrutiny on Apple

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

Apple is to face “strengthened supervision” from China’s consumer watchdogs, state media reported Friday, as the US computer giant is hit by a barrage of [...]
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Quarter of US firms in China face data theft: lobby

Quarter of US firms in China face data theft: lobby

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

Over a quarter of the members of a US business lobby in China have experienced data theft, the group said on Friday, after the two powers engaged in a war of words over [...]
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China to spend $16b to tackle Beijing pollution crisis

China to spend $16b to tackle Beijing pollution crisis

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

China will spend 100 billion yuan over three years to deal with Beijing’s pollution, an official newspaper reported on Friday, as the government tries to defuse [...]
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China’s Xi in Congo on final leg of Africa tour

China’s Xi in Congo on final leg of Africa tour

30-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:50 AM

China’s new President Xi Jinping on Friday signed deals worth several million dollars with his Congolese counterpart in sectors as varied as banking and infrastructure, [...]
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China to build two more Antarctic bases: officials

China to build two more Antarctic bases: officials

30-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:12 AM

China is to build two extra research stations in Antarctica, where it currently has three facilities, the State Oceanic Administration confirmed on Friday. A summer base, to [...]
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Hon Hai boss says Sharp deal ‘definitely not off’

Hon Hai boss says Sharp deal ‘definitely not off’

30-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The head of Taiwan’s Hon Hai group insisted on Thursday that a planned investment with Sharp “is definitely not off” after the Japanese firm said the [...]
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Chinese regulator calls for tighter supervision of Apple

Chinese regulator calls for tighter supervision of Apple

30-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Apple Inc has come under criticism from a Chinese marketplace regulator, which called for stronger supervision of the iPhone-maker’s consumer policies within the [...]
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China Jitters cloud sprint-Softbank deal

30-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Foxbusiness | 6:00 AM

Suspicious of Chinese suppliers like Huawei Technologies, the US is reportedly seeking oversight of network-equipment purchases before approving Softbank’s $20 billion [...]
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Congolese sceptical that Chinese leader will bring jobs

Congolese sceptical that Chinese leader will bring jobs

30-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Congolese awaited a visit from China’s new President Xi Jinping to the impoverished Republic of Congo starting on Friday, with many expressing doubt that he will bring [...]
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Swiss baby formula ‘adulterated by Chinese partner’

30-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The Chinese partner of Hero Group, a major Swiss baby formula manufacturer, has been accused of deliberately mislabelling milk powder and a senior employee has been detained, [...]
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Two Chinese airlines record falls in 2012 profits

Two Chinese airlines record falls in 2012 profits

29-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Higher fuel costs and weak demand for air travel caused a slump in the net profits of two of China’s biggest airlines last year, according to annual reports released on [...]
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