Archive for December 21st, 2016

China chasing Aussie tourists

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Mercury | 6:00 AM

China is hoping to lure more Australian tourists as tourism offices in both countries work to boost two-way holiday travel. China’s national tourist office and six [...]
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Planes grounded as smog chokes China for fifth day

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Heavy smog suffocated northeast China for a fifth day Tuesday, with hundreds of flights cancelled and road and rail transport grinding to a halt under the low visibility [...]
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Smog engulfs northern China for fourth consecutive day

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A plane carrying the head of the world’s biggest oil exporter was prevented from landing in the Chinese capital of Beijing on Tuesday because of thick smog blanketing [...]
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China’s Thunder Software buys Finnish car software company

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese mobile operating systems company Thunder Software Technology Co Ltd (Thundersoft) said on Monday it has agreed to acquire Finnish automotive software company [...]
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Smog chokes China cities, grounding flights, closing roads

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thick, gray smog fell over Beijing on Tuesday, choking China’s capital in a haze that spurred authorities to cancel flights and close some highways in emergency [...]
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China fines firms for using BMW-like trademark: media

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A court in Shanghai ordered two Chinese firms and the founder of one of them to pay automaker BMW (BMWG.DE) 3 million yuan ($431,617.41) for registering trademarks similar to [...]
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China says it has handed over U.S drone taken in South China Sea

China says it has handed over U.S drone taken in South China Sea

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has returned a US underwater drone taken by a Chinese naval vessel in the disputed South China Sea last week after what China’s Defence Ministry said were [...]
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China Says Trump’s Description of Drone Seizure as Theft Is ‘Inaccurate’

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

US, China militaries in smooth communication over drone, Chinese Foreign Ministry says China’s Foreign Ministry said Monday that military officials are in touch with [...]
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Beijing Denies US Claim That China Is Synthetic Drug King

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US assertions that China is the top source of the synthetic opioids that have killed thousands of drug users in the US and Canada are unsubstantiated, Chinese officials told [...]
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How Trump Can Make Trade With Mexico and China Work for America

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

Congress has long been tougher on international trade than US presidents, but that likely won’t be the case under Donald Trump’s administration. During the [...]
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China smog: Red alerts shut down factories, schools

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A dangerous gray haze descended on Northeast China over the weekend, choking off schools, flights and industry and endangering citizens simply trying to breathe, according to [...]
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Risks of Trump’s China policy

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

The seizure of an American underwater drone in the international waters of the South China Sea by the Chinese Navy marks the latest flashpoint in bilateral relations that [...]
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China Expected to Return US Navy Drone ‘Soon’

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

China is expected to return the US Navy underwater research drone seized last week off the Philippines as soon as Tuesday, US officials say. The handover is expected to occur [...]
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China-US Relations In The Trump Era

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Through a series of unwise if not reckless moves, Donald Trump has already harmed the world’s most significant bilateral relationship and, by doing so, is taking our [...]
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US sees China returning drone as early as Tuesday in S. China Sea

US sees China returning drone as early as Tuesday in S. China Sea

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States expects China to return soon an underwater US drone seized by a Chinese naval vessel last week, with one US official telling Reuters the exchange could [...]
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