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Xinjiang births plummeted after crackdown on Uyghurs, says report

13-May-2021 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 3:04 PM

Birthrates in Xinjiang fell by almost half in the two years after the Chinese government implemented policies to reduce the number of babies born to Uyghur and other Muslim [...] » More

Pentagon agrees to remove Xiaomi from blacklist

Pentagon agrees to remove Xiaomi from blacklist

13-May-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 12:40 PM

The US Defense Department has agreed to remove smartphone maker Xiaomi from its blacklist of companies tied to the Chinese Communist Party, according to a court filing [...] » More

Final leg of Huawei CFO extradition hearings set to resume in August

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:32 PM

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou and her legal team are set to return to court for three more weeks of extradition hearings starting August 3, following a fourth [...] » More

US warns China will use Olympics to gloss over abuses

13-May-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 12:28 PM

The United States warned Wednesday that Beijing would use the Winter Olympics to gloss over abuses as it slapped sanctions on another Chinese official over treatment of the [...] » More

US calls Xinjiang an ‘open-air prison,’ decries religious persecution by China

US calls Xinjiang an ‘open-air prison,’ decries religious persecution by China

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:26 PM

The Chinese government has turned its western Xinjiang province into essentially an “open-air prison,” a US State Department official said on Wednesday as the [...] » More

China deletes 2 million online posts for ‘historical nihilism’ as Communist Party centenary nears

China deletes 2 million online posts for ‘historical nihilism’ as Communist Party centenary nears

13-May-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 9:24 AM

China’s internet regulator has said it has overseen the deletion of more than 2 million posts containing “harmful” discussion of history, amid preparations [...] » More

Coronavirus: Chinese firms see surge in demand from India for medical oxygen devices

13-May-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Chinese companies have seen a spike in demand from India for medical oxygen equipment after Beijing pledged to mobilise support for the country as it struggles with a [...] » More

US, China need to dial back ‘unhelpful rhetoric’: Industry body

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 5:02 AM

China should carry out its commitments to equal treatment for foreign business and abandon “implicit” guidance to replace foreign products with domestic [...] » More

Tesla puts brake on Shanghai land buy as US-China tensions weigh: sources

13-May-2021 Intellasia | CNBC | 5:02 AM

US electric car maker Tesla has halted plans to buy land to expand its Shanghai plant and make it a global export hub, people familiar with the matter said, due to [...] » More

Doubts emerge over Chinese President Xi Jinping’s chances of securing third term

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Livemint | 5:02 AM

Chinese President Xi had a once-in-lifetime opportunity to grow Beijing’s soft power at America’s expense amid trade wars between then US President Donald Trump [...] » More

BlackRock expands China footprint with wealth management licence

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) has received a licence in China for a majority-owned wealth management venture, expanding its footprint in the country’s fast-growing asset [...] » More

China outstanding total social financing up 11.7pct y/y at end-April

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China’s outstanding total social financing (TSF), a broad measure of credit and liquidity in the economy, rose 11.7 percent to 296.16 trillion yuan ($45.97 trillion) at [...] » More

China bets on productivity over population to drive its economy

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:02 AM

With a well-paid job in one of China’s wealthiest cities, Chen Xiaoyu decided it was time to get married this year. But starting a family is not on the agenda. [...] » More

EXCLUSIVE Tesla puts brake on Shanghai land buy as US-China tensions weigh-sources

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

US electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has halted plans to buy land to expand its Shanghai plant and make it a global export hub, people familiar with the matter said, due [...] » More

China’s digital currency adds support for AliPay-the Alibaba payment app with over 700 million users

13-May-2021 Intellasia | TheRegister | 5:02 AM

Alibaba’s controversial financial services arm, the Ant Group, has been welcomed into trials of China’s digital currency. China’s state-controlled media on [...] » More