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China accused of using water cannon on Filipinos

China accused of using water cannon on Filipinos

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Filipino fishermen have reported that a Chinese coast guard vessel used a water cannon to drive them away from a disputed shoal, the Philippine military chief said Monday, [...]
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India, China agree on host of defence cooperation measures

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Pushing their defence engagement, India and China on Monday agreed on a slew of measures, including holding of joint Army exercise this year and strengthening maritime [...]
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Compliance becomes hotter issue for US firms in China: Report

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Economictimes.indiatimes | 6:00 AM

US companies in China placed greater focus on compliance last year after several high profile probes into corruption and high pricing, but rising costs and a skills shortage [...]
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Philippines asks China to explain ‘water cannon’ incident

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino demanded an explanation from China Tuesday over a report its coast guard had fired water cannon at Filipino fishermen at a disputed shoal. [...]
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China Fires Water Cannons at Philippine Fishermen

China Fires Water Cannons at Philippine Fishermen

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

A top Philippines military officer said China’s Coast Guard fired water cannons at fishermen in the Scarborough Shoal. On Monday the Chief of Staff of the Philippines [...]
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Taiwan ‘aerotropolis’ plan buoyed by Chinese tourists

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s ambitions to become a regional air hub finally look set to take off with approval for a mega “aerotropolis” to cash in on improving ties with China [...]
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Exclusive: China, eyeing Japan, seeks WW2 focus for Xi during Germany visit

Exclusive: China, eyeing Japan, seeks WW2 focus for Xi during Germany visit

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China wants to make World War Two a key part of a trip by President Xi Jinping to Germany next month, much to Berlin’s discomfort, diplomatic sources said, as Beijing [...]
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China’s foreign minister makes rare visit to Iraq

China’s foreign minister makes rare visit to Iraq

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi held talks in Baghdad on Sunday on issues ranging from trade to arming Iraq’s hard-pressed security forces, on the first such visit in [...]
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China banks strike back against threat from Internet finance

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | New straits time | 6:00 AM

China’s brick-and-mortar banks are launching a counter-attack against the assault on their business from Alibaba and other Internet heavyweights, in a bid to staunch [...]
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China Downplays Yuan, Banking Risk as Zhou Sees 7pct to 8pct Growth

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s Finance minister Lou Jiwei played down yuan declines and the risks from shadow banking as central bank Governor Zhou Xiaochuan signaled that the nation’s [...]
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Greater China, Thailand connectivity opens up new opportunities

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

There was a major breakthrough in connectivity between Thailand and China in December when the 4th Mekong Friendship bridge opened, linking Thailand and Laos between Chong [...]
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Chipmakers dream of China as they head to Spain’s smartphone gala

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The world’s biggest mobile brands will jostle for the spotlight at the premier mobile industry event this week in Spain, but away from the glitzy displays chipmakers [...]
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China’s Big State Firms Gain More Clout in Strategic Sectors

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

When China’s leaders wanted to give a boost to the domestic semiconductor industry last year, a big state-owned electronics company scooped up smaller privately owned [...]
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China’s online funds under fresh fire

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Financial Times | 6:00 AM

Funds launched by the likes of Alibaba have been lambasted as parasites that are endangering China’s economic health by a prominent commentator, the latest salvo in a [...]
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CROSS BORDER: Scope for Malaysia-China ‘Smart City’ partnership

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thesundaily | 6:00 AM

A “SMART CITY” is one of the examples of how technology is leveraged on and built into the core of the development of a city to exploit the potential which it can [...]
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