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Australian universities are under threat from more attractive, cheaper Chinese competitors

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:27 AM

In the YouTube video the young man browses Chinese-language books in a library, practices Chinese calligraphy with careful brushstrokes, introduces himself in Mandarin. He is [...]
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Ripple ‘definitely’ wants to target China with its blockchain-based payments tech, exec says

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:27 AM

* China is “definitely a target” for Ripple, Jeremy Light, the firm’s VP of EU strategic accounts, told CNBC. * Among Ripple’s clients is the Hong [...]
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Senior Chinese government delegation to visit US for trade war talks

Senior Chinese government delegation to visit US for trade war talks

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:27 AM

A senior Chinese delegation will visit the United States for trade talks later this month, the Commerce Ministry announced on Thursday. A statement from the ministry said [...]
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Why your next flight may go via China

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:27 AM

Booking a flight from London to Sydney can paint a telling picture of the big change in global air travel in recent years. It is the same if you are looking to fly from [...]
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China’s recycling restrictions hit US towns

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:27 AM

The latest trade disputes between the US and China have focused on items like steel, aluminum and agricultural goods. But there’s another trade crisis that’s [...]
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Viewpoint: Chinese mosque standoff risks peace in model Muslim province

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:27 AM

China is determined to maintain control over how religion is practised, but recent threats to demolish a mosque could backfire, writes US-based academic David R Stroup. On a [...]
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Dr M in the spotlight over China visit

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:27 AM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s visit to China has garnered overwhelming interest from the media, both foreign and local. Since news of the prime minister’s official [...]
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Putin says China’s Xi to Visit Russia in September

Putin says China’s Xi to Visit Russia in September

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:27 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Chinese President Xi Jinping would visit Russia in September, Russian news agencies RIA and Tass reported on Wednesday. Xi will visit [...]
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Chinese vaccine maker made 500,000 substandard baby vaccines  Xinhua

Chinese vaccine maker made 500,000 substandard baby vaccines Xinhua

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

A Chinese drug company produced nearly 500,000 substandard vaccines for babies, roughly double an earlier estimate by authorities investigating a safety scandal, state news [...]
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China’s brutal crackdown on the Uighur Muslim minority, explained

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | VOX | 6:27 AM

A UN panel has said China detains about 1 million in secretive “reeducation camps,” where they face political indoctrination and torture. A United Nations human [...]
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Hunter left man caught in boar trap for dead on Chinese mountainside

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

A man who spent two weeks in the wilderness of eastern China caught in a trap for wild boars told police that the hunter had abandoned him to his fate on the mountainside, [...]
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Corrected: US hits Chinese and Russian firms over breach of N Korea sanctions

Corrected: US hits Chinese and Russian firms over breach of N Korea sanctions

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

The United States imposed sanctions on a Russian port service agency and Chinese firms on Wednesday for aiding North Korean ships and selling alcohol and tobacco to North [...]
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Chinese tourist’s selfie creates a splash after blocked bridge collapses under the strain

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:27 AM

A footbridge in central China collapsed under the weight of numbers after a tourist taking a selfie caused a logjam, according to a local news portal. Ten visitors to the [...]
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China, US to resume trade talks in late August

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

China will send a senior negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, its commerce ministry said Thursday, the first public meeting on the dispute in [...]
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China Set to ‘Weaponise’ Yuan to Fight Trump’s Trade War: Report

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Street | 6:27 AM

China now appears willing to undertake a major currency devaluation to offset the Trump tariffs on some $250 billion of imports from the country. In the escalating trade war [...]
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