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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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China’s foreign direct investment into the US dropped precipitously in 2018, data show

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

* In 2018, Chinese foreign direct investment into the US fell to just $4.8 billion a massive decline from $29 billion in 2017 and $46 billion in 2016, according to [...]
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Australia’s fortunes are linked to China’s economy for better or worse

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

Australia’s dependence on Chinese money has been a blessing for the local economy, but it could unravel painfully if China’s economic slowdown worsens. Given that [...]
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Chinese hepatitis B carrier asked to quit job after company medical reveals he has virus

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

A man in southern China who carries the hepatitis B virus was asked to quit his post 10 days after he started work, a newspaper reported on Monday. The 30-year-old, [...]
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From client to competitor: China’s rise prompts German rethink

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

As a golden era for its exporters fades, Germany is scrambling to secure its interests in Beijing, but China’s transformation from customer to competitor is forcing [...]
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Chinese firms warned of overseas investment risks amid tensions with US and security threats from Islamic State and Al-Qaeda

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

Chinese firms are facing greater risks when they invest abroad because of rising tensions with the United States and growing security threats posed by Islamic State and [...]
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Judge won’t toss evidence in kidnapping of Chinese scholar

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

A federal judge in central Illinois has denied defense motions to suppress evidence in the case of a 28-year-old man charged in the kidnapping and killing of a University of [...]
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On the autofarm: China turns to driverless tractors, combines to overhaul agriculture

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

A brand new combine harvester buzzes up and down a field in eastern China without a driver on board, chopping golden rice stalks and offering a glimpse of what authorities [...]
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China anti-corruption hunt catches ‘tiger’ official

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

China’s anti-graft watchdog has launched an investigation into the former top official of the central province of Shaanxi, the latest “tiger” to be ensnared [...]
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China won’t unleash ‘runaway stimulus’ to revive the economy

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

China’s economic slowdown is causing alarm around the world, but President Xi Jinping’s government may be willing to go only so far to limit the damage. Beijing [...]
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Tencent plugs holes, and boosts profits, with 163 new investments

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

With more that 600 companies in its portfolio, Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings has become one of the most active investors in the technology world. The strategy has [...]
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Canada asks China clemency for convicted drug trafficker

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

Canada urged Beijing on Tuesday to grant clemency to a Canadian sentenced to death for drug trafficking, after his sentence reignited a diplomatic dispute that began last [...]
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Chinese rich kids caught in rock band drug bust

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

Eleven young men, most of them fuerdai wealthy second-generation millennials will face court in southeastern China on drug charges, a Chinese newspaper reported on Tuesday. [...]
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China condemns Trudeau’s remarks about Canadian’s death sentence

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

China denounced Canada on Tuesday for “irresponsible” remarks after Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau accused it of “arbitrarily” sentencing a [...]
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