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900 Chinese firefighters sent back to Sichuan mountain as deadly blaze reignites

900 Chinese firefighters sent back to Sichuan mountain as deadly blaze reignites

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A forest fire in southwest China that left 31 people dead reignited on Saturday afternoon, just a day after local authorities said it posed “no further risk”, [...]
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Greece’s ancient civilisation was once a lure for China’s leaders. Now it could prove their nemesis

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China once hoped that the ancient Greek port of Piraeus, a few miles outside Athens, would offer the definitive answer to European countries that were sceptical about its [...]
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China’s Communist Party tells its members to celebrate two birthdays: The day they were born, and the day they signed up

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | This is Insider | 6:00 AM

The Communist Party of China (CPC) is telling its members to celebrate two birthdays a year: The day they were born, and the day they joined the party. The party’s [...]
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Chinese city calls in riot police as angry investors protest outside P2P lender’s headquarters

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Thousands of people affected by the closure of a major peer-to-peer lending platform protested outside the company’s headquarters in southern China over the weekend to [...]
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China’s Inner Mongolia reports human infection of H7N9 bird flu virus: Xinhua

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Inner Mongolia region reported on Saturday a case of human infection with the H7N9 bird flu virus, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The same bird flu [...]
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Huawei P30 Series sold out before noon in Singapore during official release at VivoCity

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Alvinology.com | 6:00 AM

Over the weekend, the HUAWEI P30 Series made its debut sale at VivoCity with hundreds in line as early as 9pm the day before the official launch on 6 April. Since its global [...]
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Beijing targeted writers over Australia secret inquiry: report

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Beijing agents pressured two Chinese-Australian authors to provide information about a secret Canberra inquiry into Chinese meddling in domestic politics, local media [...]
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China’s new credit rating system will even monitor people’s utility bill payments

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A new consumer credit rating system being developed by China’s central bank could go so far as to record whether people have paid their utility bills, according to a [...]
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Huawei’s security troubles are hardening into a fight between the US and China

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Verge | 6:00 AM

For months, telecom companies across the world have been struggling with what to do with Huawei. The US has effectively locked the company out of American telecom networks, [...]
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Trump sees progress in China talks but doesn’t predict success

Trump sees progress in China talks but doesn’t predict success

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:23 AM

President Donald Trump on Friday said talks with Beijing were making progress toward ending the trade war between the world’s two top economies, but he again stopped [...]
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US Envoy Raises Concern Over Convoy of Chinese Ships Near Philippines

US Envoy Raises Concern Over Convoy of Chinese Ships Near Philippines

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

A senior US defense official says the presence of large numbers of Chinese ships near islands and islets occupied by the Philippines is “a concern.” Joseph [...]
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As the US withdraws from Syria, China may boost its influence in the country

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

As US troops withdraw from Syria, another country may be stepping up its presence in the war torn nation: China. Beijing sees the situation in Syria as an opportunity to [...]
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China to close industrial park where deadly blast killed 78

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Chinese chemical industry park where an explosion last month killed 78 people and left hundreds injured will be closed, authorities have said. The blast in Yancheng city, [...]
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China says lightning caused forest fire that killed 31

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Lighting sparked a forest fire in mountainous western China last month that killed 27 firefighters and four local helpers in one of the country’s deadliest days for [...]
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Google and the ethics of business in China

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

ANYONE WHO has suffered a Chinese burn as a child will remember the pain when two hands grip the forearm and twist the skin in opposite directions. Americans doing business [...]
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