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China says nearly 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang

China says nearly 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China on Monday defended its controversial security crackdown in the fractious far west region of Xinjiang, saying nearly 13,000 “terrorists” have been arrested [...]
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China plans multibillion-dollar investment to knock US from top spot in fastest supercomputer ranking

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China is planning a multibillion-dollar investment to upgrade its supercomputer infrastructure to regain leadership after the US took top spot for the fastest supercomputer [...]
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Chinese university puts students to WeChat test to pass social media course

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A marketing course has become a popularity contest with a university in central China requiring students to add more than 1,000 contacts to their WeChat account to earn a [...]
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China’s primary school students to learn how to avoid stock market pitfalls

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Chinese primary school textbooks may soon include definitions for terms like “price-to-earnings ratio” or “buy and hold” as the country embarks on a [...]
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China defends Xinjiang centres for Muslims, but aims to ‘downsize’

China defends Xinjiang centres for Muslims, but aims to ‘downsize’

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:56 AM

Chinese vice foreign minister Le Yucheng on Friday defended what China calls its vocational training centres in Xinjiang for Muslims and said its “campuses” would [...]
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US at UN takes aim at China’s Belt and Road initiative

US at UN takes aim at China’s Belt and Road initiative

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States on Friday clashed with China at the UN Security Council over Beijing’s Belt and Road initiative, saying the infrastructure investment scheme had [...]
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Chinese delegation to visit Argentina to discuss stalled nuclear dealgovernment source

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A delegation from China will visit Argentina this month to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant, signalling potential progress in a deal that could increase [...]
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The US and China are gearing up for a missile fight and the US is at a huge disadvantage

The US and China are gearing up for a missile fight and the US is at a huge disadvantage

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

The US announced on Thursday that it would begin testing a whole new class of previously banned missiles in August, but the US’s chief rival, China, has a miles-long [...]
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Shanghai’s Nasdaq-style tech board to take listing applications from MondayShanghai Sec News

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Shanghai Stock Exchange will start accepting listing applications for its new Science and Technology Innovation board on Monday, putting it on track for a first batch of [...]
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China’s home price growth slips to 10-month low as economy slows

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

New home prices in China grew at their slowest pace in 10 months in February as a cooling economy and existing curbs on speculative investment put a dent on overall demand. [...]
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Chinese companies are reporting delays in getting paid by business partners

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Companies in China are increasingly having difficulty getting paid. The country’s slowing economic growth, tighter credit conditions and rising bond defaults are [...]
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Pentagon intel official pleads guilty in Chinese spying case

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A former US Defense Intelligence Agency official will be jailed for 15 years after pleading guilty Friday to charges of attempting to sell classified information to the [...]
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Chinese casino operator sued by former workers over trafficking, forced labour claims

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A group of construction workers are suing Hong Kong-listed Imperial Pacific and two other Chinese firms alleging they were victims of a human trafficking and forced labour [...]
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For single mothers and lesbians in China, accessing fertility treatment is a nightmare

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Every day during the balmy late afternoons of southern China’s spring, Xiao Chen takes her twin daughters to Shenzhen’s central park. Dressed in matching floral [...]
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Campuses not camps: China defends Xinjiang policies at UN

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China on Friday flatly rejected criticism of mass detainment of Muslim minorities in its restive Xinjiang region, insisting it has set up “campuses”, not camps, [...]
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