Click for Beijing, Beijing Forecast

Category: ChinaSubscribe via RSS Feed

China to allow foreign ownership in telecom services

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

China will open up some telecom and internet services to foreign ownership. Five areas, including call centres and home internet access, will be open to full foreign [...]
» More

Japan FM arrives in Spain amid China row

Japan FM arrives in Spain amid China row

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s foreign minister arrived Tuesday in Spain, the first venue in a European tour that will also include a stop in France that he is expected to use to press [...]
» More

Chinese crystal meth makers ‘used GSK cold medicine’

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Some crystal methamphetamine seized in a huge drug bust in China used the popular cold medicine Contac, manufactured by beleaguered British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), [...]
» More

China’s Credit Hole Seen Limiting 2014 Growth Prospects

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s new credit probably fell by a record in the second half amid a crackdown on speculative lending, limiting prospects for economic expansion this year as policy [...]
» More

Why are China and Japan accusing each other of being Voldemort?

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Csmonitor | 6:00 AM

This, at its crudest, is how the most recent war of words between China and Japan is being played out. The battleground, somewhat surprisingly, is Britain and the op-ed [...]
» More

UK’s Ashmore Group Gets China Blessing

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Ashmore Group plc just got a late season Christmas gift from the Chinese. One of the UK’s biggest emerging markets fund managers, the $78.5 billion London-based Ashmore [...]
» More

China Orders Foreign Fishing Vessels Out of Most of the South China Sea

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Freebeacon | 6:00 AM

China has ordered foreign fishing vessels to obtain approval from regional authorities before fishing or surveying in two thirds of the South China Sea, setting up the [...]
» More

Japan in 2014: Can Abe manage China tensions?

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Globalpublicsquare | 6:00 AM

Will Japan assert its own vision for East Asia, or will it continue simply to react to China? That will be the biggest question in 2014 for Tokyo as tensions with Beijing [...]
» More

Chinese icebreaker shines spotlight on polar ambitions

Chinese icebreaker shines spotlight on polar ambitions

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese research vessel’s escape from pack ice after evacuating 52 people from a Russian ship trapped in Antarctica has shone a spotlight on the Asian power’s [...]
» More

Trapped Chinese, Russian ships ‘break through Antarctic ice’

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A complex international operation to free a Russian ship trapped in Antarctica ended Wednesday when the vessel cleared the ice field, as officials released a United States [...]
» More

China lifts ban on foreign consoles, but will consumers bite?

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony can now manufacture consoles for the Chinese market, but will consumers care when the PC scene currently runs on games that are available for [...]
» More

China suspends ban on video game consoles after more than a decade

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China has temporarily lifted a 14-year-old ban on selling video game consoles, paving the way for Sony Corp, Microsoft Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd to enter the world’s [...]
» More

China box office revenue hits $3.6 bn in 2013: report

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s box office takings leaped to $3.6 billion last year, up 27.5 percent on 2012, as nearly 14 screens were added every day to the world’s second-largest film [...]
» More

China to allow fully private banks this year

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China will allow three to five fully private banks to be set up this year as part of efforts to further open up the sector, the banking regulator said. At a work conference [...]
» More

China to allow game console sales through FTZ

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China has formally authorised game consoles made in a new Shanghai free-trade zone (FTZ) to be sold in the country, potentially opening its lucrative market up to the likes [...]
» More