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China to begin internet security checks amid cyberspying row -Xinhua

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will begin checking computer systems used in government departments to protect “sensitive data”, the official Xinhua news agency said via its microblog on [...]
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China manufacturing index hits five-month high, HSBC data shows

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

Chinese manufacturing activity saw a sharp improvement in May, hitting a five-month high, HSBC said on Tuesday, but it warned more government action was needed to kickstart [...]
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Vietnam threatens legal action against China

23-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s prime minister said Thursday that his country was considering legal action against China, which deployed an oil rig earlier this month to disputed waters, [...]
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HK Antigraft Agency Had Targeted Former J.P. Morgan Executive

23-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s antigraft agency had arrested a former J.P. Morgan Chase JPM +0.74 percent & Co. executive amid a probe of the US bank’s Asian hiring practices [...]
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China suspends InterDigital anti-monopoly probe

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s anti-monopoly regulator has suspended its investigation of InterDigital Inc after the US wireless technology patent developer pledged to change its pricing [...]
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Cooperation with China signals Russian ‘alternative to West’

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Itar-Tass | 6:00 AM

Plans for Russian-Chinese cooperation, also in the gas sphere, is a clear signal to the West that Russia has a real alternative to it, said Andrey Kokoshin, the dean of the [...]
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China HSBC flash PMI at five-month high of 49.7, orders rebound but jobs weak

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s factory sector turned in its best performance in five months in May, a preliminary HSBC survey showed on Thursday, though overall manufacturing growth still [...]
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Vietnam PM says Chinese oil rig threatens regional peace

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s positioning of its biggest mobile oil rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea seriously threatens peace, stability, and maritime safety, Vietnam’s [...]
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How Putin Won Big in China

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has achieved what Western leaders feared: He has cut a big, long-term deal to supply natural gas to China, a pivot to the East that makes [...]
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China’s JD.com IPO raises $1.78 billion, augurs well for Alibaba

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com Inc’s has priced it US IPO above the marketing range to raise $1.78 billion, pointing to strong demand for bigger rival Alibaba Group [...]
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As cyber-rift deepens, China bans use of Windows 8 on government computers

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

China announced Wednesday that it is banning use of the Windows 8 operating system on new computers procured by the government, marking another step in a growing divide [...]
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PetroChina, Utilities Stand to Gain From Russia Gas Deal (1)

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

PetroChina Co. (857), the country’s biggest oil and gas producer, stands to win from Russia’s $400 billion deal to supply natural gas to China as it will provide [...]
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Japan Jockeys With China for Russia’s Energy

23-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

China’s deal Wednesday to buy Russian natural gas points to the advantage it holds over East Asian rival Japan, which also wants Russian energy but has to accommodate [...]
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JPMorgan’s Problems In China No Isolated Incident

23-May-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The long investigation of JPMorgan’s hiring practices in China has reached a milestone: A Hong Kong anti-corruption organisation has formally arrested Fang Fang, the [...]
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HSBC China Manufacturing PMI Rises – 3rd Update

23-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

A key gauge of China’s factory activity showed signs of stabilising in May, but the world’s second largest economy was still struggling to gain traction and [...]
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