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Taiwan, China set to sign two more pacts

22-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

Taiwan and China plan to sign agreements on meteorology and earthquake monitoring as ties improve between the former rivals, officials said Thursday. The pacts is expected to [...]
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China Campaigns to Win Hearts and Minds in Taiwan

22-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

Officials from China and Taiwan held historic talks last week in the southern Chinese city of Nanjing. It was their first formal get together since the end of a civil war [...]
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Japan pushes for formal bilateral ties with Taiwan to counter China

22-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Japandailypress | 6:00 AM

Some members of the Japanese Diet are seriously considering formalising bilateral relations with its Asian neighbour, Taiwan, in light of the strained ties with China. [...]
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Chinese migrants quit coastal cities to save money, be nearer home

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

More migrant workers deserted China’s coastal regions last year, as lower living costs and proximity to home trumped higher wages, the Ministry of Human Resources and [...]
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China offers to finance 30pct of India’s infra, pips Japan

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

China wants to fund a big chunk of India’s infrastructure development even though previous attempts have been rebuffed by a government nervous about allowing its [...]
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China’s mobile subscribers up 0.6pct at 1.24 billion in January

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

China, the world’s largest mobile phone market by subscribers, posted a 0.6 percent monthly increase in the number of mobile subscribers to 1.24 billion in January, [...]
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US calls on China, Japan and Europe to boost domestic demand

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

China, Japan and Europe need to concentrate on boosting domestic demand to help rebalance the world economy, the head of the US Treasury said on Friday. Treasury Secretary [...]
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Behind China’s Labour Unrest: Factory Workers and Taxi Drivers

22-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

What’s the state of dissent among China’s hundreds of millions of workers? They are increasingly aware of and demanding their rights, according to a new report by [...]
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Budget airline Spring plans more direct flights to Taiwan

22-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

Chinese budget carrier Spring Airlines is planning to offer a direct service between Shanghai and Hualien in eastern Taiwan, its Taiwan branch manager said Wednesday. Wang [...]
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Sorry, Italy, You’re in China’s Seat

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

China’s thought police have a new target in their sights: economists. The Communist Party’s assault on cyberspace and the international media is well known. But [...]
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Filipino military chief: China claims are nonsense

Filipino military chief: China claims are nonsense

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

The Philippines military chief vowed Thursday to defend the country’s fishermen against any Chinese “terror or intimidation” in the South China Sea, the [...]
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China criticises Abbott asylum seeker policy

22-Feb-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Beijing: The Abbott government has suffered the ignominy of having its asylum seeker policy publicly criticised by another foreign government – this time China, a [...]
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Obama to meet Dalai Lama on Friday

Obama to meet Dalai Lama on Friday

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

President Barack Obama will meet Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday, in an encounter likely to draw the ire of China. [...]
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China tycoon Liu Han charged for ‘mafia-style’ crimes

22-Feb-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A Chinese court has charged a tycoon with crimes including murder, intentional injury and organising a “mafia-style gang”, state media report. Liu Han, ex-head of [...]
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Dalai Lama appears at right-wing US think tank

Dalai Lama appears at right-wing US think tank

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

Smiling and in saffron robes, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday brought a message of compassion and care for humanity to the free market mavens of a [...]
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