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China’s half-year report card on economic reform: slow, safe and steady

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Six months into China’s grand economic makeover, Beijing is playing it safe, choosing gradual progress on many fronts over game-changing, riskier reforms such as [...]
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Key Beijing lender tests mood for HK listing

06-May-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Bank of Beijing is readying share sale with hopes of raising up to $4 billion Reform in the mainland’s city commercial banking sector stands at a crossroads, as Bank of [...]
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Factbox: Wang Jing – China’s connected telecoms tycoon

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Entrepreneur Wang Jing is little-known outside China, but the turnaround of his core telecoms business shows he is a well-connected figure among the Beijing elite. [...]
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China’s city of churches brought to heel

06-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

This city on the south-east coast is famous in China as a hardworking hive of capitalism. But it is also home to perhaps a million Christians. Many of them are private [...]
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China’s ‘ordinary’ billionaire behind grand Nicaragua canal plan

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Wang Jing, the enigmatic businessperson behind Nicaragua’s $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, shrugs off scepticism about how a little-known entrepreneur can be [...]
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US Asian Allies Wonder: Is US Ready To Fight China Over Islets?

US Asian Allies Wonder: Is US Ready To Fight China Over Islets?

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

President Obama’s much-hyped “pivot” to Asia is leading to misunderstandings between what America’s Asian allies expect and what the US is likely to [...]
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China manufacturing weakens further in April: HSBC

06-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s manufacturing sector contracted for a fourth consecutive month in April, HSBC said Monday, the latest sign that the world’s second-largest economy is [...]
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Can China Tighten Credit Without A Crash?

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

China’s total social financing, the central bank’s broad measure of credit, dropped 9.1 percent in the first quarter of this year from the same period in 2013. [...]
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China’s Baosteel in $1.3b bid for Australia’s Aquila

China’s Baosteel in $1.3b bid for Australia’s Aquila

06-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese iron and steel giant Baosteel on Monday said it was readying a takeover bid for Aquila Resources that values the Australian iron ore and coal miner at Aus$1.4 billion [...]
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Official: 2 Chinese sailors die, 2 hurt in Pacific

Official: 2 Chinese sailors die, 2 hurt in Pacific

06-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Two Chinese sailors died and six are believed to be missing after their boat sank in the Pacific Ocean, an official at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base said Sunday. Maj. Sarah [...]
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China hunting family of Xinjiang bombers

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Police in China’s restive far western region of Xinjiang are looking for the family members of one of the men who died in an apparent suicide bombing at a train station [...]
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China premier arrives in Africa eyeing better ties

China premier arrives in Africa eyeing better ties

06-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s prime minister arrived Sunday in Ethiopia for a four-country tour of Africa, calling for deeper ties with his country and seeking to recast a relationship that [...]
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China Says It Unearthed a Military Spy Ring Involving 40 People

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for providing military secrets to overseas spy organisations as part of an espionage ring that involved 40 people in China, state [...]
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China could challenge the Pfiser deal

05-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 10:15 AM

Ian Read, the chief executive of Pfiser, carries a coin in his pocket. About the size and weight of a GBP 2 piece, on one side it urges “straight talk” while on [...]
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Chinese MH370 relatives ‘forced to leave hotel’

05-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 10:15 AM

Relatives of passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 were leaving their Beijing hotel on Friday, a day after the airline said it would stop providing them with [...]
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