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Chinese tycoon and Xi critic jailed for 18 years for corruption

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Chinese real estate tycoon and outspoken critic of President Xi Jinping was jailed for 18 years on Tuesday for corruption, bribery and embezzlement of public funds, a court [...] » More

Coronavirus supply chain disruptions easing for companies in south China

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Manufacturing supply chains in southern China have improved significantly since March when the country was still grappling with the coronavirus crisis, but companies are [...] » More

China to promise ‘more’ in new climate pledges, government advisor says

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China will promise to “do more” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in new pledges to be delivered to the United Nations before the end of this year, Xie Zhenhua, [...] » More

Luckin Coffee, associated firms fined $9 mn over scandal

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Embattled Chinese chain Luckin Coffee is among a raft of 45 companies hit with a combined fine of nearly $9 million over a scandal involving false sales figures, [...] » More

Coronavirus: Chinese drug firm aims to roll out $88 vaccine this year

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Two coronavirus vaccines developed by a Chinese state drug firm are being assessed for “conditional approval” to be administered on the general public, with [...] » More

Coronavirus: second wave over winter ‘inevitable’ in China, infectious disease expert says

Coronavirus: second wave over winter ‘inevitable’ in China, infectious disease expert says

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A second wave of Covid-19 infections in China over winter is “inevitable” and until a vaccine is available there could be further outbreaks in the country, [...] » More

Xinhua Headlines: China’s catering industry to achieve restorative growth

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

As dinnertime approached, food aficionados began to form a long line at the entrance of a popular crayfish restaurant in Changsha, capital of central China’s Hunan [...] » More

China’s overseas graduates return in record numbers into already crowded domestic job market

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Over 800,000 Chinese students who recently graduated from overseas universities have returned home this year, more than ever before, adding to an already crowded domestic job [...] » More

Australian journalist says he fled China after authorities threatened to detain his teenage daughter

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Chinese authorities threatened to detain an Australian journalist and his 14-year-old daughter two years ago, in apparent retaliation for his coverage of China. Matthew [...] » More

SPY TRAGEDY CIA spies drowned on secret mission to track Chinese military with pod disguised as rock in South China Sea

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TheSun | 6:02 AM

FOUR paramilitary CIA officers drowned while on a secret mission to plant an underwater pod intended to track the Chinese military in the South China Sea, it has emerged. The [...] » More

Huazhu Group, China’s second-largest hotel operator, eyes expansion amid consolidation that could wipe out independent firms

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Huazhu Group, China’s second-largest hotel group by number of rooms, said on Tuesday it expected the coronavirus pandemic to unleash the sector’s first [...] » More

Hollywood action clips spotted in China airforce video

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A high-octane PR video for China’s airforce crashlanded on social media after users questioned why the world’s second-largest military power spliced clips from [...] » More

China accuses Mike Pompeo of ‘vile conspiracy’ to disrupt Latin American relationships

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s embassy in Brazil has accused Mike Pompeo of engaging in a “vile conspiracy” to disrupt its relations with Latin America, following a tour of the [...] » More

‘Sexist’ drama about China’s coronavirus heroes slammed for overlooking women

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Frontline Chinese medical staff and TV viewers have complained about a “sexist” new drama on the fight against Covid-19, accusing it of downplaying and [...] » More

In speech to UN, Xi Jinping calls for mutual respect and cooperation between nations

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The world’s great powers should respect international law and avoid double standards, Chinese leader Xi Jinping told a United Nations meeting on Monday. “Cold War [...] » More