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US, UK conduct first joint drills in contested South China Sea

US, UK conduct first joint drills in contested South China Sea

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:30 AM

The United States and Britain have conducted their first joint naval drills in the disputed South China Sea since China built island bases there, the two navies said on [...]
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US says China’s death sentence against Canadian political

US says China’s death sentence against Canadian political

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:30 AM

The US State Department said that China’s death sentence on a Canadian man is “politically motivated.” The statement from US deputy spokesman Robert [...]
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A New Pentagon Report Raises Concerns About China’s Growing Military Might

A New Pentagon Report Raises Concerns About China’s Growing Military Might

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:29 AM

Amid increasing tensions with Beijing, the Pentagon on Tuesday released a new report that lays out US concerns about China’s growing military might, underscoring [...]
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Chinese vice-Premier Liu He to hold trade talks in Washington on January 30-31

Chinese vice-Premier Liu He to hold trade talks in Washington on January 30-31

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:24 AM

Chinese vice-Premier Liu He will travel to Washington at the end of the month for the latest round of trade talks with the US, Beijing said on Thursday. Liu will hold two [...]
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China’s Insta360 shoots high with one of the world’s best 360 cameras, taking on GoPro and Ricoh

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Looking for a 360-degree camera to fully capture the action on your next ski-trip? If you search on Google for a recommendation, chances are one particular device will keep [...]
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Prices of China’s new homes grow at the weakest pace in eight months as purchase curbs bite hard amid a slowing economy

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Prices of China’s new homes grew at the slowest pace in eight months in December, as the government’s curbs on speculation dampened sentiments amid a slowing [...]
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US report says rapidly modernising Chinese military has set sights on Taiwan

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Over the last few years China has made a series of ambitious military reforms and acquired new technology as it aims to improve its ability to fight regional conflicts over [...]
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China expresses ‘strong dissatisfaction’ with Trudeau as countries spar

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

China has expressed “strong dissatisfaction” with Justin Trudeau after he criticised the death sentence passed on a Canadian man convicted of drug trafficking, as [...]
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New defense intelligence assessment warns China nears critical military milestone

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

In recent years, top defense officials and internal Pentagon reports alike have cautioned about the rise of China as a military power, in large part due to its investments in [...]
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Nasa wanted to use China’s spacecraft to plan a new American moon mission, top Chinese scientist says

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The lead scientist for China’s lunar project revealed on Tuesday that US space scientists had asked permission to use China’s Chang’e 4 spacecraft and relay [...]
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China takes lead in some military tech: Pentagon

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

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world’s most advanced weapons systemsand in some cases already has surpassed its rivals, a Pentagon assessment released [...]
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Chinese dissidents in Taiwan airport limbo for over 100 days

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

Chinese dissident Liu Xinglian marked his 64th birthday on Wednesday at Taiwan’s Taoyuan airport, one of two refugees who have been trapped in limbo there for more than [...]
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Asia is ‘new hotbed of Christian persecution’ with situation in China worst since Cultural Revolution, report claims

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Nearly 140 million Christians suffered high levels of persecution in Asia last year, according to a new report, which described the situation facing the faith in China as the [...]
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China’s growth data may mask economic risks: research group

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

China’s GDP growth may be significantly slower than official estimates suggest and its economy more vulnerable to external shocks than widely believed, a global [...]
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China expert and former US diplomat believes deal to end trade war will happen before summer

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A former US diplomat and China strategist has added his voice to the growing chorus of experts who believe a short-term resolution to the trade war can be reached within [...]
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