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China mutes volume on Thousand Talents Plan as US spy concerns rise but scientists still covet funding

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Australian quantum physicist Tim Byrnes happily accepted a faculty post to work in China about five years ago, swapping the barbecue for dumplings. But for someone whose work [...]
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Chinese brothers bought drugs from cancer patients to sell on the street

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese brothers bought drugs from cancer patients to sell on the street Ten people have been arrested in east China on suspicion of buying drugs prescribed by hospital [...]
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China launches rover for first far side of the moon landing

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China launched a rover early Saturday destined to land on the far side of the moon, a global first that would boost Beijing’s ambitions to become a space superpower, [...]
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Huawei dominates high-level Australia-China talks led by Howard

Huawei dominates high-level Australia-China talks led by Howard

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The Huawei controversy dominated a high-level meeting in Beijing between Australia and China, in the wake of the dramatic arrest of Huawei executive heiress Meng Wanzhou. [...]
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Explained: how the US uses anticorruption laws and sanctions to police the world

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The conviction of former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho in a New York court and the detention of Huawei’s chief financial officer, Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, in Canada have [...]
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Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou fraudulently represented company to skirt US and EU sanctions on Iran, court told in bail hearing

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies, fraudulently represented the company in order to get around US and [...]
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US accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up; hearing adjourned

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer faces US accusations that she covered up her company’s links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran [...]
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Extreme cold weather turns hot water into ice in China

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Rare ice fog gripped the Chinese city of Mohe in the north of the country after temperatures plunged to a bitter -43.5C on December 6, according to Chinese media. The Mohe [...]
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Huawei exec faces US fraud charges linked to Iran

Huawei exec faces US fraud charges linked to Iran

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese telecom giant Huawei’s chief financial officer faces US fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking business dealings with Iran, a Canadian court heard Friday, [...]
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China export growth slows in November: customs data

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s export growth slowed last month weighed down by trade tensions with the United States, official data released Saturday showed. Exports rose 5.4 percent for [...]
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The Latest: Huawei awaits ‘right conclusion’ in CFO’s arrest

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on the arrest of an executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei says it [...]
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Chinese state media says U.S. trying to ‘stifle’ Huawei with arrest

Chinese state media says U.S. trying to ‘stifle’ Huawei with arrest

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:39 AM

 The United States is trying to “stifle” Chinese technology company Huawei and curb its global expansion with the arrest of a top executive, Chinese state media said on [...]
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China’s ‘nationalist bubble’ partly to blame for suspicions over global role, envoy to US concedes

China’s ‘nationalist bubble’ partly to blame for suspicions over global role, envoy to US concedes

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Nationalism and the Chinese media are just as much to blame for exaggerated perceptions of the country’s geopolitical strength as the imagination of foreign observers, [...]
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Huawei in spy row as top executive arrested and BT removes equipment

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News UK | 6:00 AM

The world’s second biggest smartphone maker Huawei, is at the centre of a spying and trade dispute after a top executive was arrested in Canada, and BT removed 4G [...]
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China, N Korea meet amid stalled disarmament talks

China, N Korea meet amid stalled disarmament talks

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The foreign ministers of China and North Korea held talks in Beijing Friday amid a lack of progress in international efforts to persuade Kim Jong Un’s regime to halt [...]
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