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Why Hollywood turns a blind eye to China’s abuses

28-May-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

Most Hollywood stars are ready to protest at the drop of a Trump tweet. Abortion. Impeachment. Immigration. You name the hot-button issue, and a gaggle of celebrities are [...]
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China’s navy is being forced to rethink its spending plans as cost of trade war rises

China’s navy is being forced to rethink its spending plans as cost of trade war rises

28-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China is having to reassess its naval shipbuilding plans in the face of economic, technical and strategic challenges at home and abroad, according to military insiders. While [...]
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Generation Amnesia: why China’s youth don’t talk about Tiananmen

Generation Amnesia: why China’s youth don’t talk about Tiananmen

28-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

In the fourth in a six-part series, Mimi Lau and Phoebe Zhang look at how censorship, silence and time have created a gulf between the young people who witnessed the events [...]
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US-China trade is just part of the ‘most important geopolitical conflict of our time’

28-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Finance | 6:00 AM

Is the US-China trade war rooted in economics, or something far more ominous and long-lasting? On its face, the escalating tariff battle that’s pitted the world’s [...]
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Beijing publishes AI ethical standards, calls for international cooperation

28-May-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

A group of leading institutes and companies have published a set of ethical standards for AI research and called for cross-border cooperation amid vigorous development of the [...]
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China’s robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears

28-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and [...]
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Chinese boy, 18, told his adoptive father is prime suspect in real parents’ murder

28-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An 18-year-old Chinese boy has been reunited with his family 17 years after going missing from the home in which his parents were murdered, and his adoptive father has been [...]
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Beijing is building hundreds of airports as millions of Chinese take to the skies

28-May-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

When China’s air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergency doors [...]
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Chinese police arrest 20 over pornographic live-streaming app that attracted 1 million users

Chinese police arrest 20 over pornographic live-streaming app that attracted 1 million users

28-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese police have arrested 20 people from a cross-border group accused of operating illegal live streaming platforms to broadcast pornographic content, according to [...]
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Ten killed by carbon dioxide leak on Chinese cargo ship

Ten killed by carbon dioxide leak on Chinese cargo ship

28-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Ten people were killed and 19 injured after a carbon dioxide leak on a cargo ship that was being repaired at a dock in eastern China. The incident happened around 4pm on [...]
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US ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama

28-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China should hold talks with Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan [...]
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Progress reported in race to find vaccine for deadly hog disease spreading across China

28-May-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* The race is underway to find a vaccine that can control African swine fever, a highly contagious and deadly viral infection ravaging China’s hog population. * No [...]
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Chinese teenager dies after stage collapses during dance audition

28-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A 13-year-old was killed and 14 other children injured when a stage collapsed during an audition on Saturday evening in southeast China. Over a hundred children and dozens of [...]
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Who’s going to stand up to China? This Canadian senator, for one.

28-May-2019 Intellasia | Macleans | 6:00 AM

Terry Glavin: Arrested Canadians, human rights abuses, spying: ‘Send the Chinese ambassador home,’ says Senator Thanh Hai Ngo Setting aside prime minister Justin [...]
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Huawei is a ‘national security threat’ that tried to steal my tech: Akhan Semiconductor CEO

28-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Finance | 6:00 AM

As American technology firms heed Trump’s executive order effectively banning US equipment sales to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, Akhan Semiconductor CEO Adam Khan sees [...]
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