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China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook’s Libra

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebook’s Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as [...]
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts impact on China’s economy

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The pain that President Donald Trump says China is feeling in the trade war is not what he says it is. Here’s a look at his remarks this week about China’s [...]
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China has the world’s biggest hepatitis C problem, says WHO

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

China is facing a hepatitis C epidemic. The infectious disease, which can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and early death if left untreated, has hit rural areas particularly [...]
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White House adviser compares China trade talks to Cold War

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow compared trade talks with China on Friday to the US standoff with Russia during the Cold War. In other words, negotiations could [...]
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Trump bullish on China tariffs, but aide warns of long haul

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow warns the US-China trade war could drag on for years US President Donald Trump on Friday said the costs of his protracted [...]
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China plans giant underground lab to research nuclear waste

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

China is building a laboratory up to 560 meters (1,837 feet) underground in the middle of the Gobi desert to carry out tests on nuclear waste, officials have confirmed. The [...]
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No place like home: Chinese firms stung by trade war build up domestic brands

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

For over a decade, manufacturer Matsutek plied away at building its business with big Western brands, supplying firms such as Philips (PHG.AS) and Honeywell (HON.N) with [...]
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Security squeeze in China’s capital ahead of communist celebration

Security squeeze in China’s capital ahead of communist celebration

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Beijing karaoke bars are closing, toy weapon sales are banned and every delivery package is being scanned: the capital is taking no chances weeks ahead of a massive military [...]
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Reliable China insiders hint that this round of trade talks could lead to a ‘breakthrough’

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The previous 18 months of trade talks between the US and China have only led to more tit-for-tat tariffs, but this time it might be different, according to Chinese sources [...]
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Police called in after needle found in young Chinese girl’s heart

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Police in northeastern China are investigating how a 7cm long needle ended up in the heart of a young girl. Doctors were astonished to find the steel needle, with a hole at [...]
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The facts about China, GM and its four plants slated for closure

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump met with with general Motors CEO Mary Barra at the White House Thursday. Her decision to shut four US plants has clearly made him unhappy. Last week [...]
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Chinese cyber hackers have built a backdoor in US-China trade war, says report

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:02 AM

China is now trying to hack into US networks to exploit the ongoing trade war, experts say. Chinese cyber hackers have been secretly building a “back door” that [...]
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China says its drone can hunt like Spiderman

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Call it the Spiderman of drones. China says it has developed a new hunter drone that can disable other dronesor even small aircraftby firing a 16-square-metre (172 square [...]
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Alibaba to buy luxury e-commerce business from Netease for $2 billion

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Alibaba Group has agreed to buy e-commerce business Kaola from Chinese gaming company NetEase for $2 billion, adding a platform that specialises in supplying curated luxury [...]
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China could be the big winner as Solomon Islands considers ditching Taiwan

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Solomon Islands should sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with China, according to a senior parliamentarian representing the South Pacific archipelago. The [...]
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