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Beijing turns to facial recognition to combat public housing abuses

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Beijing is speeding up the adoption of facial recognition-enabled smart locks in its public housing programmes as part of efforts to clamp down on tenancy abuse, such as [...]
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China releases details of new law on foreign investment ahead of trade talks with US

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Beijing has vowed to ensure equal treatment and intellectual property protection for overseas firms operating in China, according to the full text of its draft foreign [...]
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Wife of Chinese human rights lawyer protests his treatment

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The wife of a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer who went on trial earlier this week was blocked Friday from submitting a petition protesting her husband’s [...]
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China’s private economy set for winter ‘colder and longer than expected’, warns billionaire tycoon

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A winter “colder and longer than expected” is arriving for China’s private business entrepreneurs and Beijing’s supportive rhetoric has yet to [...]
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Top Chinese university removes Marxist student leader

Top Chinese university removes Marxist student leader

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A top Chinese university on Thursday removed the student leader of an on-campus Marxist group, replacing him and other core members with its own picksmost of them Communist [...]
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After Tiananmen crackdown, Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew said 200,000 influential Hongkongers should ‘band together’ and bargain if Beijing interfered in city’s affairs

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew had a piece of advice for Hongkongers in the wake of the Tiananmen crackdown: “band together” 200,000 people on [...]
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Huawei’s chair posts bullish new year address, citing record revenue growth in face of difficulties

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning PosT | 6:00 AM

Huawei Technologies, the world’s largest telecommunications equipment vendor, expects to record a bullish 21 per cent jump in revenue for 2018 to $108.5 billion, [...]
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Top Chinese officials forced to carry out self-criticisms

Top Chinese officials forced to carry out self-criticisms

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Top Chinese leaders have been forced to undergo a self-criticism session, state media said Thursday, in a further sign of President Xi Jinping’s efforts to enforce [...]
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Marxist student snatched on way to Mao Zedong celebration in China

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A high-profile Marxist student activist was bundled into a car by suspected plainclothes policemen on Wednesday on his way to celebrations for the birthday of former Chinese [...]
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China hijacker killed two before commandeering bus

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The man who hijacked a bus and crashed it into pedestrians in east China’s Fujian province had killed two others before the incident, state media reported. The [...]
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Hui poet fears for his people as China ‘Sinicises’ religion

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Cui Haoxin is too young to remember the days of his people’s oppression under Mao Zedong. The 39-year-old poet was born after the Cultural Revolution of 1966-76, when [...]
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China university students protest Marxist group shakeup

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A dozen students from a top Chinese university staged a protest Friday after the school removed the president of an on-campus Marxist group amid an ongoing crackdown on [...]
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Finland is trying to compete with China and the US in the race for 5G

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Shares of Finnish telecommunications company Nokia have rallied nearly 30 percent in 2018, and that’s largely thanks to two letters: 5G. The stock still trades well [...]
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Author Ma Jian jokes after mistaken for jailed China spymaster

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Exiled Chinese author Ma Jian joked that his children were puzzled to learn he was a corrupt spymaster after several media outlets used his picture in stories about his [...]
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Three under pressure to review Huawei 5G deal after defense secretary airs ‘grave concerns’

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

One of Britain’s largest mobile providers is facing growing pressure to review its links with Huawei after the UK defence secretary voiced “grave concerns” [...]
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