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Slackening Growth Pressures Beijing

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

China’s economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in 18 months, putting pressure on China’s leaders to allow the yuan to fall as a way to help troubled exporters [...]
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China blames France’s Veolia for supervision flaws in tap water pollution case

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has blamed French utility Veolia Environnement for “supervision problems” in its water quality standards after authorities said a cancer-inducing chemical [...]
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China denies naval snub for Japan over fleet review

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s navy on Tuesday denied, in a roundabout way, that it snubbed Japan by not inviting it to join in a naval fleet review as part of an international symposium, [...]
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What To Watch For In China’s Latest GDP Data

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

China’s National Bureau of Statistics will release the GDP report for the first quarter of 2014 on Tuesday night. Investors should expect the worst, just to play safe. [...]
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Bitcoin defies talk of China crackdown

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The price of bitcoin rose on Tuesday despite growing uncertainty regarding regulation in China, including a possible deadline for the country’s banks to stop handling [...]
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Flight MH370: Missteps by China slowed search for missing jet

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Times of India | 6:00 AM

When a Chinese government vessel took the world by surprise this month with its announcement that it had detected underwater signals that might have come from the missing [...]
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AFP photographers honoured in China awards

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

AFP photographer Daniel Sannum Lauten on Tuesday won a top prize in the China International Press Photo (CHIPP) competition, with an image of a ski-jumper framed against the [...]
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US, China in ‘productive’ talks after N Korea test threat

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States and China have held “productive” talks on North Korea, the US State Department said on Tuesday, part of stepped up international diplomacy after [...]
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As Credit Dries Up, Smaller Companies in China Feel the Pinch

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Hunan Xinwei Bags Company, a manufacturer of knapsacks and handbags, is struggling to survive. The Chinese economy is slowing. Wages are rising amid a shortage of blue-collar [...]
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Housing Trouble Grows in China

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Wu Xuesong, a professor in this city on the Yangtze, says he doubled his money on an apartment he bought as an investment some years back and is ahead on a second. Buy a [...]
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China Is Losing Its Taste for Gold

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

China’s appetite for gold is waning after a decadelong buying spree, suppressed by the country’s economic slowdown and constrained credit markets. Demand in the [...]
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Chinese gold demand may rise 20pct by 2017: industry body

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s annual demand for gold could jump around 20 percent by 2017 as more of its increasingly wealthy population seek new ways to make money, the World Gold Council [...]
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New Starts: China Signs HSR Agreement With N Korea, Riyadh and Guangzhou Get Tons of Metros

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Next City | 6:00 AM

Chinese-Built Hermit-Speed Rail According to KBS, a South Korean TV network, North Korea and China have signed agreements for a high-speed rail line cutting through the [...]
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Anxious China emerges as diplomatic player in Afghanistan

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China is quietly preparing for a more robust role in the future of Afghanistan, concerned that the withdrawal of NATO troops will leave a hotbed of militancy on its doorstep. [...]
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China cancels human rights dialogue with Britain

China cancels human rights dialogue with Britain

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has cancelled this week’s bilateral human rights dialogue with Britain, which David Cameron highlighted as one of the “important achievements” of his [...]
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