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China’s home price growth slips to 10-month low as economy slows

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

New home prices in China grew at their slowest pace in 10 months in February as a cooling economy and existing curbs on speculative investment put a dent on overall demand. [...]
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Chinese companies are reporting delays in getting paid by business partners

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Companies in China are increasingly having difficulty getting paid. The country’s slowing economic growth, tighter credit conditions and rising bond defaults are [...]
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Pentagon intel official pleads guilty in Chinese spying case

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A former US Defense Intelligence Agency official will be jailed for 15 years after pleading guilty Friday to charges of attempting to sell classified information to the [...]
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Chinese casino operator sued by former workers over trafficking, forced labour claims

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A group of construction workers are suing Hong Kong-listed Imperial Pacific and two other Chinese firms alleging they were victims of a human trafficking and forced labour [...]
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For single mothers and lesbians in China, accessing fertility treatment is a nightmare

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Every day during the balmy late afternoons of southern China’s spring, Xiao Chen takes her twin daughters to Shenzhen’s central park. Dressed in matching floral [...]
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Pollutionwatch: China shows how political will can take on air pollution

Pollutionwatch: China shows how political will can take on air pollution

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 7:23 AM

It’s been a while since we saw images of smog-obscured Beijing landmarks in the news. A United Nations report explains this. In four years, sulphur dioxide in the city [...]
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China’s fight against smog last year may be obscuring just how bad its economy is this year

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

As much as China’s latest economic data indicate a slowdown in growth, a look at seasonal factors — and air pollution levels — signals the deceleration [...]
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Huawei CFO wanted to quit job just before arrest, says founder

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou had been looking for another job when she was arrested in Canada last December on a US warrant, the [...]
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Huawei targets 50 per cent smartphone market share in China on way to wresting global crown from Samsung

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Pos | 6:00 AM

Huawei is targeting to win 50 per cent of the Chinese smartphone market by the end of this year as it seeks to wrest the global sales crown from South Korea’s Samsung. [...]
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60 years ago the Dalai Lama escapes China-ruled Tibet

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In March 1959 Tibet’s ruler and spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, fled his homeland amid a deadly Chinese crackdown, escaping to India in a gruelling two-week trek. [...]
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China new home prices grew at their slowest pace in 10 months in February, but property market expected to bottom out

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Prices of new homes in mainland China grew at their slowest pace in 10 months in February, especially in smaller cities, according to the country’s National Bureau of [...]
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Indian groups urge boycott of Chinese goods over stance on Masood Azhar

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An influential Hindu nationalist group and an Indian traders body called on Thursday for a boycott of Chinese goods after Beijing blocked a move to put a Pakistani militant [...]
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China approves new foreign investment law designed to level domestic playing field for overseas investors

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China approved its new foreign investment law on Friday, sending the message that Beijing wants to level the playing field for overseas investors and reassure the global [...]
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China does not ask firms to spy on others: premier

China does not ask firms to spy on others: premier

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China will “never” ask its firms to spy on other nations, Premier Li Keqiang said Friday, amid US warnings that Chinese telecommunications behemoth Huawei poses [...]
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Why US growers are betting the farm on soybeans amid China trade war

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US farmers are gearing up to plant what could be their third-largest soybean crop ever despite failing to sell a mountain of beans from their last harvest due to a US-China [...]
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