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China braces for Super Typhoon Rammasun

China braces for Super Typhoon Rammasun

19-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China on Friday braced for a powerful super typhoon heading for its southern coast after the storm left a trail of destruction and at least 40 dead in the neighbouring [...]
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Despite oil rig removal, China and Vietnam row still simmers

19-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

A message blared from the loudspeakers of Vietnam Coast Guard vessel CSB-8003 and echoed across the deep azure waters of the South China Sea. “This is a warning! Remove [...]
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China Downgrades US Debt. Then Buys It!

19-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

There is old news and new news about China’s affinity with US government debt. The old news is that China’s Dagong Global Credit Rating cut its credit rating for [...]
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China Faces Second Corporate Bond Default Amid World’s Biggest Debt

19-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China faces what would be the second default in the nation’s onshore bond market after a builder said it may fail to make a payment next week, the latest sign of stress [...]
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Tensions Cool As China Removes Oil Rig Off Vietnam

19-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Hereand Now | 6:00 AM

China has moved an oil rig out of waters off Vietnam that both China and Vietnam claim, after two months of oil drilling there. China’s oil rig near the Paracel Islands [...]
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Typhoon Rammasun, Packing 140 mph Winds Nears Hainan

19-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Accu Weather | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Rammasun closing in on Hainan China. Landfall is expected before dawn EDT (Friday afternoon local time) Rammasun now packs winds of 140 mph with higher gusts. The [...]
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Thailand Waives Visa Fees to Bring Back Chinese Tourists

19-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Phuket Wan | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military junta has agreed to exempt Chinese tourists, including those from Taiwan, from visa fees for three months. Phuketwan has confirmed the reports. The [...]
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Heavy rains, landslides hit China, at least 45 die

Heavy rains, landslides hit China, at least 45 die

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:59 AM

Heavy rains and landslides over the past week have killed at least 45 people in southern China and left 21 others missing, the country’s Ministry of Civil Affairs and [...]
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China tries to walk a fine line as a Middle East peacemaker

China tries to walk a fine line as a Middle East peacemaker

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Qz | 7:40 AM

China’s “special envoy on the Middle East issue,” is headed today to Israel and the Palestinian territories for his latest long-shot bid to broker a peace [...]
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China Joins Counter-Piracy Part of Hawaii Drills

China Joins Counter-Piracy Part of Hawaii Drills

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:24 AM

China has been boarding ships looking for mock pirates and contraband as it joins the world’s largest maritime exercises for the first time. On Wednesday, Chinese [...]
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Thailand selling Chinese baby choice

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

At 26, with a baby daughter, a Hong Kong mother and her husband wanted a second child. To make sure it would be a boy, they paid $9,000 and flew to Thailand, the last place [...]
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China commerce minister chastises US after WTO victory

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s commerce minister hit out at the United States on Thursday, urging it not to be a “rule-breaker” after the World Trade Organisation (WTO) handed [...]
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GM pushes new strategy as Chinese tastes shift to family vehicles

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

General Motors Co is responding to surging Chinese demand for large family vehicles, a trend likely to deepen as Beijing eases its one-child policy, by redesigning its [...]
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We need an education: China’s migrant children

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fidgeting with his placard, six-year-old Fang Mingxing made an unlikely protester. But he was on the front line of a demonstration in China’s capital, shouting: [...]
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Yum’s China rebound dimmed by India, Pizza Hut weakness

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Yum Brands Inc on Wednesday said its KFC business bounced back in China, its No. 1 market, but its stock fell more than 2 percent in extended-hours trading on disappointing [...]
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