Click for Beijing, Beijing Forecast

Category: ChinaSubscribe via RSS Feed

Pregnant Chinese woman, 67, vows to continue with pregnancy despite opposition from doctors

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

A 67-year-old Chinese woman who is pregnant with twins has opted to defy doctors’ orders to have an abortion over fears for her health. The woman, identified only by [...]
» More

Drive to curb salt intake should focus on China: study

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Salt consumption exceeds national and World Health Organization guidelines in most countries, but only the highest-sodium diets, such as in China, are linked to clear health [...]
» More

China says Pacific aid has no political strings

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s aid to countries in the Pacific has no political strings attached and is not aimed at any third party, the country’s foreign ministry said on Friday, [...]
» More

China auto sales down 5.3pct as SUV demand sags

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

China’s auto sales shrank in July from a year earlier as SUV demand sagged, an industry group reported Friday, adding to signs of economic malaise amid a tariff battle [...]
» More

Australia to help build Samoa parliament in latest Pacific aid pledge

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Australia on Thursday promised radio gear and help to build parliament offices in Samoa’s capital of Apia, the latest pledge of aid in the Pacific Islands where China [...]
» More

China’s power in the Middle East is rising

China’s power in the Middle East is rising

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:02 AM

Last month, Chinese President Xi Jinping made a three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates, his second Middle East trip, after visiting Saudi Arabia, Iran and Egypt in [...]
» More

Is China losing the trade war against America?

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Economist | 6:02 AM

A weak Chinese stockmarket gives America the edge, at least in confidence WHEN Donald Trump tweeted on August 5th that tariffs were working “big time”, American [...]
» More

Xi Jinping’s favourite baozi shop gets a financial lifeline from Fosun, eyes a stock market listing

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Chinese state-owned steamed bun store made famous after receiving Chinese President Xi Jinping’s surprise visit in 2013, announced that it has raised investment from [...]
» More

China’s top chip maker SMIC sees revenue grow as state subsidies surge amid trade war

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s biggest contract chip maker, SMIC, announced solid revenue growth for the second quarter as state subsidies soar amid the escalating trade war. Semiconductor [...]
» More

China paper rebuts trade war criticism, says ‘an elephant can’t hide’

China paper rebuts trade war criticism, says ‘an elephant can’t hide’

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s top newspaper rebutted growing criticism in government circles that Beijing should have taken a lower profile to head off its trade war with the United States, [...]
» More

China’s new online cosmetics stars: men

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

When Jiang Cheng first tried a bit of concealer during his first year of university in China it gave him self-confidence and he was instantly hooked. Now he is among hundreds [...]
» More

China promoting own technical standards to aid nuclear push overseas

China promoting own technical standards to aid nuclear push overseas

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s State Council said it would promote the use of China’s nuclear industry’s independent technological standards worldwide, aiming to play “a [...]
» More

China tariffs create headache for next wave of US natural gas export projects

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* A second wave of US liquefied natural gas projects is awaiting investment decisions that hinge on lining up long-term contracts with gas importers. * China’s threat [...]
» More

China paper blasts report about rifts in Beijing’s leadership, says ‘an elephant can’t hide’

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* China’s top newspaper, the People’s Daily, rebuts criticism about the country’s treatment of its trade dispute with the US * Reuters had reported about [...]
» More

Yuan decline helps China in US trade war, at a price

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The recent fall of the yuan has been a boon to Chinese exporters facing a trade war with the United States, but it poses financial risks that could prompt Beijing to prop up [...]
» More