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Singapore shares flat after weak China services growth

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore shares opened flat on Monday after slowing services sector growth in China raised concerns over the pace of recovery in the world’s second-largest economy. [...]
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Lottery companies cash in as China raises bet on punters

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businesstimes | 6:00 AM

Every day during his lunch break, Chinese businessperson Shen Bin buys three lottery tickets for about 33 yuan cents apiece and then watches to see if his chosen numbers [...]
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8 must-read tech stories in China this week

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

Xiaomi and Tencent top the headlines for China this week, along with some big announcements for the new year. Here’s our top eight stories out of China for the start of [...]
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China Reform, Global Growth Seen Lifting HK Stocks

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

Hong Kong stocks are poised to gain in 2014, with the Hang Seng Index climbing to a five-year high on a stronger global economy and steady growth in China as it pushes [...]
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US icebreaker heads to Antarctic to help stuck ships

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

A US icebreaker was dispatched Sunday to assist an icebound Russian research ship and Chinese vessel trapped during a rescue bid in Antarctica, as the leader of a group [...]
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China Rail Slumps on Sudden Death of President: HK Mover

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

China Railway Group Ltd (390) fell the most in two years in Hong Kong trading after the nation’s second-largest rail-builder said its President Bai Zhongren died in an [...]
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China foreign exchange regulator urges ‘Tobin Tax’ study

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

A top Chinese financial regulator has suggested the country could introduce a tax on foreign exchange transactions among other steps to guard against speculative capital [...]
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China risks becoming Asia’s Voldemort

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph.co.uk | 6:00 AM

Everyone knows that relations between Japan and China are strained, especially in the East China Sea. Japan has been exercising utmost restraint. When a Chinese destroyer [...]
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Lottery companies cash in as China raises bet on punters

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Every day during his lunch break, Chinese businessperson Shen Bin buys three lottery tickets for about 33 cents apiece and then watches to see if his chosen numbers flash [...]
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Chinese tycoon wants to ‘rebuild’ New York Times

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

A Chinese tycoon said Monday he is serious about buying the New York Times and wants to work on “rebuilding its credibility and influence” by reforming its [...]
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Rising home prices send China’s ‘Rat Race’ scurrying underground

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

Zig-zagging left and right through a maze of dark, narrow corridors in a high-rise’s basement, 35-year-old kitchen worker Hu has joined the many thousands of Chinese [...]
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China services industry growth slows, confirms end of the year cooldown

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

Growth in China’s services industries slowed in December, a pair of surveys showed, mirroring a slowdown in manufacturing and confirming views that the world’s [...]
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Your Best Investment In China In 2014

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

Chinese residential property prices continued their relentless climb in December. The China Real Estate Index System (CREIS) reports that the average price of new homes in [...]
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China issues fresh curbs on shadow banking

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s cabinet has issued new guidelines to strengthen regulation of the shadow-bank lending that has helped fuel an explosion in debt levels since 2008, in the latest [...]
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China’s GDP growth in 2013 set to be weakest since 1999

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business-standard | 6:00 AM

China’s economy, the world’s second largest, may have grown around 7.6 per cent in 2013, its weakest growth since 1999, with latest economic figures indicating [...]
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