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Will China’s new law tackle terror?

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

China’s long-discussed counter-terrorism legislation, passed this week, frames the way the country will counter terrorist threats at home and abroad. But it is capable [...]
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China wants apology from French reporter

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Sccougar | 6:00 AM

Ursula Gauthier, a French journalist for the French news magazine, l’Obs, wrote a report in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13 in which she [...]
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Missing HK bookseller Lee Bo believed to be detained in China

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong bookseller who sells material critical of the Chinese government is believed to have been detained in mainland China. Lee Bo is the fifth person linked to the [...]
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HK politicians call for Beijing to explain booksellers’ ‘abductions’

HK politicians call for Beijing to explain booksellers’ ‘abductions’

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Legislators say suspected snatching of Lee Po in Hong Kong, after four colleagues vanished in China and Thailand, violates ‘one country, two systems’ rule [...]
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China factories struggle as weak exports drag industry in Asia

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s factory activity shrank for a 10th straight month in December as surveys across Asia showed industry struggling with slack demand even as the policy cupboard is [...]
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Japan December final manufacturing PMI steady at 52.6, orders pick up

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese manufacturing activity expanded in December at the same pace as the previous month as new orders grew at a faster rate in a sign the economy maintained momentum at [...]
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Australian and Chinese nationals die while on holiday in Thailand

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

An Australian man has died while swimming off a beach in Thailand on Saturday, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade officials say. Thai police said two foreign tourists, [...]
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China challenge: getting poor migrant workers to buy vacant homes

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Rattled by the potential economic fallout from millions of unsold homes, China wants migrant workers to buy properties in smaller cities and ease the burden on a real estate [...]
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China cuts yuan to weaker than 6.5 against dollar

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China cut the yuan’s value against the greenback on Monday, making it weaker than 6.5 for the first time in more than four-and-a-half years, with pressure mounting as [...]
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Chinese stock markets closed after shares fall 7pct

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Trading on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges was ended early on Monday after shares fell seven percent, the first time China’s new “circuit breaker” [...]
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China Communist party reinforces ban on superstition

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s ruling Communist party has tightened its ban on members believing in “feudal superstitions”, state media said, as part of new regulations on [...]
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China manufacturing worsens in December: survey

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s factory activity shrank further in December, a private survey showed on Monday, the 10th consecutive month of contraction with the world’s second-largest [...]
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China Halts Stock Trading After 7pct Rout Triggers Circuit Breaker

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China halted trading in stocks, futures and options after a selloff triggered circuit breakers designed to limit swings in one of the world’s most volatile equity [...]
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New World to Prepare Buyout Offer for $7 Billion China Unit

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

New World Development Co., controlled by the family of 90-year-old Hong Kong billionaire Cheng Yu-tung, is planning an offer to take its $7 billion China unit private, a [...]
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Activists in Thailand face threat of violence, death

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Department of foreign affairs officials confirm that an Australian tourist died while swimming off Chaweng beach on Saturday An Australian man has died while swimming off a [...]
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