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China leadership critic Xu Zhangrun sacked one day after release, friends say

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Xu Zhangrun, the outspoken critic of China’s leadership, has been sacked by Tsinghua University, where he taught for 20 years, after being released from police custody [...]
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Huawei’s revenue rises 13.1 per cent in first half of 2020 despite coronavirus pandemic and US ban

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Huawei Technologies said its revenue grew 13.1 per cent year-on-year in the first half of 2020 despite the global coronavirus pandemic and ongoing sanctions from the US. The [...]
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Coronavirus: China confirms WHO advance team in Beijing to pave way for origins search

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

After a weekend of silence, China has confirmed that two World Health Organization experts are in Beijing working with Chinese counterparts to identify the source of the [...]
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Chinese trade sees surprise bounce as virus recovery picks up

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Chinese trade enjoyed surprise growth in June as the world slowly emerges from economy-strangling lockdowns, though officials warned of headwinds for recovery owing to the [...]
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Macau’s casino stocks surge as Guangdong authorities relax travel restrictions to the world’s gambling capital

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Macau casino stocks soared as neighbouring Guangdong province eased travel restrictions over the coronavirus that contributed to massive losses in revenue in the [...]
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China’s trade economy roared back to growth in June, as coronavirus lockdowns eased abroad

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s trade economy roared back to growth in June, with exports and imports both recovering from the coronavirus lockdown, data released on Tuesday showed. Exports [...]
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For first time ever, US officially rejects China’s ‘unlawful’ South China Sea claims

For first time ever, US officially rejects China’s ‘unlawful’ South China Sea claims

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AmericanMilitaryNews | 6:02 AM

The US released its very first official statement rejecting most China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea as “unlawful.” The official document [...]
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China bets on Hainan duty-free shopping mecca to boost spending at home

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Steve Li browses through racks of clothing at a comfortably air-conditioned shopping centre in tropical Hainan, stopping occasionally to check price tags for luxury brands [...]
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Beijing accuses US of ‘stirring division’ over South China Sea claims

Beijing accuses US of ‘stirring division’ over South China Sea claims

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing has urged the US to stop stirring up division between China and its Southeast Asian neighbours after Washington described Chinese claims to the resource-rich waters [...]
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From the Moon to Mars: China’s march across space

From the Moon to Mars: China’s march across space

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

After sending humans into orbit and landing a probe on the Moon, China is aiming for another milestone in its space ambitions with the launch of a Mars rover next week. China [...]
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US declares ‘most’ of China’s maritime claims in South China Sea illegal

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced a formal rejection of “most” of China’s maritime claims in the South China Sea, the latest in the [...]
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Record floods raise questions about China’s Three Gorges Dam

Record floods raise questions about China’s Three Gorges Dam

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

As China counts the costs of its most punishing flood season in more than three decades, the role played by the massive and controversial Three Gorges Damdesigned to help [...]
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China says its dollar-denominated exports, imports jumped in June, beating expectations of a decline

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

China’s dollar-denominated exports and imports rose in June, as restrictions eased and countries started to reopen their economies. The June customs data beat [...]
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China’s scandal-hit Luckin Coffee ousts chair

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China’s would-be Starbucks rival Luckin Coffee has removed its co-founder and chair after a scandal involving fake sales figures that resulted in the company being [...]
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Exclusive: Trump administration to soon end audit deal underpinning Chinese listings in USofficial

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Trump administration plans to soon scrap a 2013 agreement between US and Chinese auditing authorities, a senior State Department official said, a move that could [...]
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