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China says Taiwan pineapple ban not about politics as war of words escalates

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:59 AM

China on Monday denied accusations by Taiwan that a ban on pineapples from the island was about politics, saying it was purely a matter of biosecurity, in an escalating war [...] » More

China Bans Harsh Punishments In Schools

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 10:56 AM

China has banned school teachers from meting out any punishment that can cause physical or mental trauma, after a string of student deaths linked to harsh discipline in [...] » More

Huawei exec’s extradition fight enters final round in Canada

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 10:53 AM

The high-stakes battle by Chinese Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou against extradition to the United States enters its final stage in a Canadian court on Monday, [...] » More

US doubles down on protecting university research from China

US doubles down on protecting university research from China

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

A US national security commission is recommending that American universities take steps to prevent sensitive technology from being stolen by the Chinese military, a sign of [...] » More

China considers high-speed maglev train linking Guangzhou and HK

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 5:02 AM

China is considering a high-speed maglev train line that would link the city of Guangzhou in the south with Hong Kong, the latest in efforts to cultivate closer ties among [...] » More

China’s factory activity expands at a slower pace in February, misses expectations: official PMI

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China’s factory activity expanded in February at a slower pace than a month earlier, hitting the lowest level since last May and missing market expectations after brief [...] » More

China gives up ambitious $20 billion semiconductor investment project

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

A $20 billion semiconductor manufacturing project backed by the Chinese government has gone belly-up, as its key operator Wuhan Hongxin Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (HSMC) [...] » More

Beijing using Covid-19 to obstruct foreign journalists: media group

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

China is using the Covid-19 pandemic as “yet another way to control journalists”, a press group said Monday, warning that Beijing has introduced extra [...] » More

China Rolls Out Single-jab Covid Vaccine Against Johnson and Johnson’s Shot

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | News18 | 5:02 AM

China has given conditional approval for a single dose COVID-19 vaccine, touted to be a rival to Johnson & Johnson’s one-jab shot cleared by the US drug regulator [...] » More

China says underpricing rare earths will lead to race to bottom

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China’s rare earths, a group of 17 minerals used in military equipment and consumer electronics, are being undersold due to “vicious competition” [...] » More

China manufacturing weakens for third month in February

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

China’s manufacturing recovery weakened for a third month in February as exports and new orders declined, according to two surveys released Monday. A monthly purchasing [...] » More

China said to speed up move to more survivable nuclear force

China said to speed up move to more survivable nuclear force

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

China appears to be moving faster toward a capability to launch its newer nuclear missiles from underground silos, possibly to improve its ability to respond promptly to a [...] » More

Board meeting, Chinese asset sale plan lift Danone shares

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Shares in Danone’s, which is expected to hold a board meeting on Monday amid shareholder pressure to improve governance and boost returns, rose 2 percent after it [...] » More

China traps the US into negotiations, then breaks its promises

China traps the US into negotiations, then breaks its promises

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | TheHill | 5:02 AM

Matthew Pottinger, the former deputy national security adviser in the Trump administration, warned that the Biden administration must not fall into China’s [...] » More

China reports 19 new COVID-19 cases vs 6 a day earlier

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Mainland China reported 19 new COVID-19 cases on February 28, up from six cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Monday. The National [...] » More