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China to try foreign investigators linked to GSK

07-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

China will next month put on trial two foreign investigators linked to drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), which is facing allegations of bribery, in a closed trial shut to [...]
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China sets yuan clearing bank in Seoul

07-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

China designated a clearing bank in Seoul for yuan transactions in South Korea on Friday, coinciding with a visit by President Xi Jinping, as Beijing promotes greater use of [...]
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Pastor of state church ‘sentenced to 12 years’ in China

07-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A pastor of a state-sanctioned church in China has been sentenced to 12 years in prison, his lawyer and an overseas rights group said Friday, accusing authorities of [...]
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China’s Xi invites Korea joint effort on Japan’s wartime past

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

China and South Korea share a common past and concern related to Japan’s colonialism and invasion in the early 20th century and must work together to establish a [...]
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China’s Xi arrives in Korea as tensions grow with N Korea, Japan

China’s Xi arrives in Korea as tensions grow with N Korea, Japan

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Sacramento Bee | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan. [...]
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Burn, patient, burn: medical inferno in China

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

A therapist pours alcohol over a patient and sets him alight — for some in China, playing with fire is a treatment for illness. So-called “fire therapy”, [...]
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Consider China Risk To Malaysia’s Economic Growth, Warns Report

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s steady pace of economic growth may unravel if China, the world’s second-biggest economy, slows faster than expected, a report in the Financial Times [...]
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China’s top paper dismisses fears HK autonomy being eroded

China’s top paper dismisses fears HK autonomy being eroded

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

China’s top newspaper on Friday dismissed fears that the autonomy of the former British colony of Hong Kong was being eroded, saying Beijing’s policy had not and [...]
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China, S. Korea likely to open markets more to each other

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNTV | 6:00 AM

President Xi’s trip aims to foster increased business ties with South Korea. He hopes bilateral trade between the two countries can reach 300 billion dollars in 2015, [...]
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China web firms odds-on winners with World Cup gambling

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

China’s Internet giants and insurance companies are finding ever more innovative ways to get around the country’s strict betting laws and reap a payout as fans [...]
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Korea Agrees Won-Yuan Trading Link, RQFII Quota With China

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

South Korea and China will introduce direct trading between the won and the yuan in Seoul and promote greater use of the Chinese currency under agreements reached today [...]
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GE taps China CEO to lead Alstom merger

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

General Electric on Thursday said the head of its China business will transfer to France to lead the US company’s proposed buyout of Alstom’s energy businesses. [...]
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Xi Jinping Wants More Objectivity From the US

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

On the eve of a bilateral US-China economic meeting next week, Xi Jinping has repeated an oft-heard Chinese demand. “We hope the US will objectively view China’s [...]
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China approves Lenovo, IBM $2.3 billion server deal

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

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce’s anti-monopoly bureau has approved Lenovo Group’s proposed $2.3 billion deal to buy IBM Corp’s low-end server business. [...]
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Private investigator facing trial in China attacks GSK

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The British private investigator detained in China in connection with his work for GlaxoSmithKline has said he feels “cheated” by the UK pharmaceuticals company [...]
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