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China’s unemployment crisis shows no signs of easing as graduates face reality check due to coronavirus

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

One of a record high 8.7 million graduates who entered China’s job market this summer, the next stage of Rita Zhang’s life has started badly. The 23-year-old, who [...]
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China promises sanctions for US ending of HK preferential status

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China has said it will sanction United States institutions and individuals after US President Donald Trump signed an executive order and a new law requiring punitive measures [...]
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China’s trade with Europe seen as key amid US frictions after June imports, exports suggest recovery from coronavirus

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese exports will continue to face downside pressures due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the global economy, but the stronger-than-expected trade performance [...]
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China readies to send space probe on Tianwen-1 mission to Mars

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing’s new Mars probe has arrived at a launch centre in southern China, and is being prepared to be sent to the red planet, state media reported. The space mission [...]
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US Shift in South China Sea Raises Risk of Clash on the Water

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The Trump administration’s move to brand most of Beijing’s claims in the South China Sea a violation of international law doesn’t mean much on its own: [...]
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US allies once seemed cowed by China. Now they’re responding with rare coordination

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping surprised the world with a speech at Davos in 2017, defending free trade and joint action on climate change as then US president-elect Donald [...]
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The under-the-radar South China Sea projects Beijing uses to cement its claims

The under-the-radar South China Sea projects Beijing uses to cement its claims

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Its navy drills grab most of the attention, but China has also been quietly mounting a range of civilian and scientific operations to consolidate its claims in the South [...]
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Chinese academic who criticised leader Xi Jinping allegedly fired from top university

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

A university professor known for being an open critic of Chinese President Xi Jinping has allegedly been fired from his job at a top Beijing university, according to two [...]
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China promises ‘firm response’ to Trump’s order ending HK’s special status

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

China has vowed to retaliate after Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under US law to punish China for what he called [...]
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Shenzhen toughens local residency requirements to douse ‘violent surge’ in China’s hottest residential market

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Shenzhen has tightened rules on home purchases by introducing additional residency and tax requirements to douse a “violent surge” that turned China’s [...]
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China creates Hainan special health care zone to tap growing medical tourism market

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

From beautiful legs to beating hearts, China plans to tap its vast market for health tourism by transforming tropical Hainan into a destination for cutting-edge medical [...]
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5G focus for China’s Guangdong as manufacturing hub pledges to build 20 hi-tech industrial estates by 2022

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s manufacturing heartland of Guangdong province has pledged to build 20 industrial estates by 2022 for firms that develop new industrial and business applications [...]
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China has just contained the coronavirus. Now it’s battling some of the worst floods in decades

China has just contained the coronavirus. Now it’s battling some of the worst floods in decades

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Weeks of torrential rains have caused the worst flooding in China in recent decades, destroying the homes and livelihoods of millions of people as the country struggles to [...]
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China vows retaliation after Trump ends preferential status for HK

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under US law to punish China for what he called “oppressive actions” against [...]
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The four China strategies Trump or Biden will need to consider

16-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

Whether the next president is Donald Trump or Joe Biden, he will confront the greatest existential challenge Communist China has ever presented to the United States. There [...]
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