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Details emerge of Chinese national Cui Yajie’s grisly death as her Singaporean lover Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock stands trial

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean man accused of strangling his 31-year-old Chinese girlfriend to death and burning her body has claimed he was not in control of his actions at the time and did [...]
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US ups pressure on Europe over 5G infrastructure from China’s Huawei

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US upped pressure on Europe Wednesday to avoid turning to Huawei for 5G telecom infrastructure, with a top commander saying NATO forces would cease communicating with [...]
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US says China’s treatment of Muslim minority worst abuses ‘since the 1930s’

US says China’s treatment of Muslim minority worst abuses ‘since the 1930s’

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US State Department on Wednesday slammed human rights violations in China, saying the sort of abuses it had inflicted on its Muslim minorities had not been seen [...]
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1.5 million Muslims could be detained in China’s Xinjiang  academic

1.5 million Muslims could be detained in China’s Xinjiang academic

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A leading researcher on China’s ethnic policies said on Wednesday that an estimated 1.5 million Uighurs and other Muslims could be held in so-called re-education [...]
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China foils bid to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar; US, India vow to keep pushing

China foils bid to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar; US, India vow to keep pushing

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China prevented a UN Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), which said it attacked an [...]
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New Zealand’s government divided ahead of pivotal report on Chinese political interference

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

As China flexes its muscles throughout the Pacific, New Zealand is now finding itself in a troublesome position as the nation awaits a major report into foreign interference [...]
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China hits back at ‘prejudiced’ US with own rights criticism

China hits back at ‘prejudiced’ US with own rights criticism

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Citing poor media freedoms, racism and “ideological prejudice”, China hit back on Thursday in unusually strong terms after the US State Department slammed [...]
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China’s AI research quickly catching up to US in this new metric: number of citations

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China’s rapid ascendance in artificial intelligence research continues, supported by new data that suggests the country is catching up to the US in high impact research [...]
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Chinese school segregates boys from girls in cafeteria to clamp down on teen romances

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A high school in central China has segregated boys from girls during cafeteria breaks as part of its efforts to prevent romances. The school has also banned students from [...]
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Trump says he is in ‘no rush’ to complete US-China trade deal

Trump says he is in ‘no rush’ to complete US-China trade deal

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump said he was in no rush to complete a trade deal with China. * The president also insisted that any deal include protection for [...]
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China is overtaking US in artificial intelligence: researchers

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China is poised to overtake the United States in artificial intelligence with a surge in academic research on the key technology, an analysis published Wednesday showed. The [...]
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After rebel Chinese city’s property-easing curbs comes its generous offer of subsidies as Beijing hints at policy change

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Heze, the first Chinese city to ease property curbs last December, is at it again. This time it is handing out subsidies to villagers willing to move out of rural areas and [...]
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China has the largest number of property billionaires, as decades of economic growth fuelled urbanisation and demand for a roof over every head

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China has the world’s largest community of property tycoons, as a generation of developers grew wealthy over three decades of rapid economic growth, which fuelled the [...]
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Beijing’s grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 may win praise for safety but no points for China’s aviation sales

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

While Beijing’s swift decision to ground the kind of Boeing aircraft involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash could raise its profile in international aviation [...]
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China prevents UN blacklisting of leader behind Kashmir attack

China prevents UN blacklisting of leader behind Kashmir attack

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), which said it [...]
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