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Alipay woos Chinese tourists as it forms more partnerships with overseas retailers

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

Alipay, the payments branch of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, today announced it would provide its offline payment services to three major retailers in Hong Kong and [...]
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China internet breakdown blamed on web address hijack tools

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

A firm specialising in censorship-evading technology on Wednesday blamed a massive breakdown of China’s internet on website address “hijacking” tools used [...]
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Special Report: How Caterpillar got bulldozed in China

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

Asia’s top mergers and acquisitions bankers gathered two years ago at the swanky Island Shangri La in Hong Kong to celebrate the top deals of 2012. As the transactions [...]
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Philippines urged anew to meet Beijing halfway

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

China has reiterated its call on the Philippines to meet Beijing halfway to jointly maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson [...]
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Prominent Chinese activist on trial, refuses to defend himself

Prominent Chinese activist on trial, refuses to defend himself

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

Prominent Chinese rights advocate Xu Zhiyong went on trial on Wednesday in the country’s most high-profile dissident case in years, but his lawyer said he refused to [...]
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‘China approves 12 new free trade zones’

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

China has approved a dozen new free trade zones months after opening its first one in Shanghai, state media said Wednesday, furthering efforts to test economic reforms and [...]
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Japan PM Abe urges military restraint in Asia in swipe at China

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe called on Wednesday for military restraint in Asia, vowing that Japan would never again wage war, while taking a veiled swipe at [...]
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Chinese tourists expected to flood Malaysia

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Astroawani | 6:00 AM

Malaysians can begin to expect a ‘flood’ of Chinese tourists to this country in the near future when more people know more about the country as a travel [...]
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China manufacturing index drops to six-month low: HSBC

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

Chinese manufacturing contracted for the first time in six months in January, a survey showed Thursday, casting a pall over growth prospects for the world’s [...]
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Japan appeals to global elite for backing in China dispute

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

Japan took its campaign for international support in a potentially explosive territorial dispute with China to Davos on Wednesday. On the opening day of the annual World [...]
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China to fund $10 bn megarefinery in Ecuador

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

China will finance most of the costs associated with building a $10 billion refinery in Ecuador, and become a partner in the megaproject, President Rafael Correa said [...]
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Japan appeals to global elite for backing in China dispute

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

Japan took its campaign for international support in a potentially explosive territorial dispute with China to Davos on Wednesday. On the opening day of the annual World [...]
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‘Ni hao, y’all’: Ellen DeGeneres talk show lands in China

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

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres’ daytime talk show will be the first daily American show of its kind to be distributed in China, its US and Chinese distributors said on [...]
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China rules out Xi and Abe meeting at Sochi Games

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

China on Tuesday ruled out a meeting between President Xi Jinping and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe at the opening ceremony for the Sochi Winter Olympics, as a row [...]
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Yet another China credit crunch: What’s going on?

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Banks in China are again lending each other money at lower rates after the country’s central bank injected cash into the financial system in an effort to avert a credit [...]
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