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China says its 2018 trade surplus with the US was the highest in more than a decade

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* China’s trade surplus with the US closely watched amid a bitter trade dispute between the two countries grew 17 percent from a year ago to hit $323.32 billion in [...]
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China-N. Korea trade battered by UN sanctions

China-N. Korea trade battered by UN sanctions

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s trade with North Korea plummeted last year, data showed Monday, as harsh UN sanctions batter the nuclear-armed country’s economy. Beijing is a key ally of [...]
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All the rage: Beijingers vent their stress in ‘anger room’

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old car radio, after which two friends battered telephones, audio [...]
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China’s US trade surplus hit record in 2018 but tariffs bite

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s trade surplus with the United States hit a record high last year but the country’s imports and exports fell in December as the long-running trade war [...]
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Asian shares decline as China reports slowdown in exports

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares were lower in Asia on Monday, extending the latest losses on Wall Street, as China reported a slowdown in exports. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index [...]
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Baby dream costs a young Chinese mother her life, sparks internet debate

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Like millions of other Chinese women, Wu Ying wanted to have a baby. She ended up paying for that irresistible urge with her life. Doctors had warned the 25-year-old that [...]
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US Admiral John Richardson to hold talks with China’s top military leaders

US Admiral John Richardson to hold talks with China’s top military leaders

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A top US navy official will begin a four-day visit to China on Sunday as the two nations look to reduce tensions amid increasing geopolitical and military rivalry. Chief of [...]
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China to roll out measures to maintain stable employment: Xinhua

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will roll out a series of measures to maintain stable employment this year, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday, citing the country’s human [...]
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Antibiotic resistant bacteria found in patients’ blood in China

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Researchers have discovered new species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the blood of two patients in China, according to a recent study. The study showed that the [...]
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China doubles quota for foreign investors, paving way for global funds to get bigger bite of A-shares amid stock market slump

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China will double the quota for overseas investors in the country’s equities, opening the way for global funds to get a bigger bite of A-shares traded in Asia’s [...]
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Canadian risks harsher sentence at China drug retrial

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Canadian man accused of drug smuggling in China appeared at a new trial Monday after an upper court called for a harsher sentence in a case that could further strain ties [...]
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China’s first ‘cyber-dissident’ faces trial

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s first “cyber-dissident”, whose website reported on sensitive topics including human rights, is expected to go on trial on Monday amid fears he is in [...]
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Pollution warnings as cities in northeast China shrouded in smog

Pollution warnings as cities in northeast China shrouded in smog

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Cities in northeast China were blanketed in thick smog over the weekend, with the weather bureau issuing orange smog alerts its second-highest warning for seven areas in the [...]
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China’s overseas investment into North America and Europe falls 73pct in 2018, survey shows

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Chinese foreign direct investment into North America and Europe fell by 73 percent to a six-year low in 2018, Baker and McKenzie said. * That’s as the United States [...]
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China 2018 trade growth slowed as US trade battle heated up

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s 2018 trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion but exports contracted in December as the delayed impact of President Donald [...]
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