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China rethinking ‘tiger parent’ approach

20-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

Just as more North Americans begin to look approvingly at China’s educational model, the traditional Chinese parenting and teaching style – with its emphasis on [...]
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Chinese Group Spends $2.5 Billion to Buy Into Singapore’s GLP

20-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

A group of Chinese investors has made a bet on the nation’s growing demand for warehouses with a $2.51 billion investment in Singapore’s Global Logistic [...]
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How Chinese New Year affected China’s mobile habits in 2014

20-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Teachinasia | 6:00 AM

Everything’s getting back to normal in China as the New Year festivities dwindle to a halt. The daily lives of Chinese people dramatically break from the norm for at [...]
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China Fund Shifts Focus From Energy

20-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

China Investment Corp. is selling energy and commodity holdings while seeking to capitalise on recovering US and European economies, a major shift in strategy for the $600 [...]
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China, Japan headed down opposite policy paths

20-Feb-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Asia’s major central banks, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) and Bank of Japan (BOJ), look to be headed in opposite policy directions judging by their recent [...]
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China to spend $330 billion to fight water pollution – paper

China to spend $330 billion to fight water pollution – paper

20-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China plans to spend 2 trillion yuan, or $330 billion, on an action plan to tackle pollution of its scarce water resources, state media said on Tuesday. China has a fifth of [...]
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China removes $8bn from money markets to control lending

20-Feb-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

China’s central bank has removed nearly $8bn (GBP 4.7bn) from the money markets in a bid to control the amount of credit in the country’s financial system. [...]
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China concerned at Japan holding weapons-grade plutonium

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China said on Monday it was “extremely concerned” by a report that Japan has resisted returning to the United States more than 300 kilogram (660 lb) of mostly [...]
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China ministry urges sex-trade crackdown after criticism

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s public security ministry has ordered a nationwide crackdown on the sex trade following an expose of a city known for prostitution amid criticism authorities [...]
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China tourists push HK Disneyland to record profit

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Disneyland on Monday reported a record profit last year buoyed by an increasing number of tourists from mainland China and said it would build a third hotel in [...]
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US military exercises in Asia meant to send a signal to China, say experts

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The Pentagon has airmailed Beijing a belated and unsubtle message for the recent Chinese New Year – by parachuting in Pacific combat troops into the Asia Pacific. After [...]
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Welcome back! Dropbox is now unblocked in China

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

Dropbox got blocked in China in 2010. It was probably due to Chinese authorities finding politically sensitive material being shared or stored via the US-based cloud syncing [...]
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Jim Rogers Tells Us What Everyone Keeps Getting Wrong About China

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

Concerns about a Chinese hard-landing set off by Beijing’s efforts to deflate the credit bubble are making headlines again. GDP growth slowed to 7.7 percent in 2013, [...]
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China state media criticises govt for lacklustre smog efforts

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Chinese government’s failure to take emergency steps over the weekend to rein in pollution was “indefensible,” state media said on Monday, in a rare [...]
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Will China shake the world again?

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Unless you are an aficionado of the great moments of Chinese Communist history, you probably won’t have heard of Wuhan (it is the site of Chair Mao’s legendary [...]
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