Archive for November 29th, 2018

Award-winning photojournalist detained in China: wife

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese award-winning photojournalist vanished in the restive northwest region of Xinjiang earlier this month after he was reportedly detained by security agents, his wife [...]
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Gene-editing Chinese scientist kept much of his work secret

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Chinese scientist who says he helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies veered off a traditional career path, keeping much of his research secret in pursuit [...]
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Xinjiang infrastructure builder shoots up in Shenzhen trading debut

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

State-owned Xinjiang Communications Construction Group shot up in its trading debut on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Shares of the transport infrastructure [...]
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Exclusive: China envoy warns of dire consequences if US hardliners hold sway

Exclusive: China envoy warns of dire consequences if US hardliners hold sway

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China is going to this week’s G-20 summit hoping for a deal to ease a damaging trade war with the United States, Beijing’s ambassador to Washington said on [...]
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Google workers demand end to censored Chinese search project

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

More than 200 engineers, designers and managers at Alphabet Inc’s Google demanded in an open letter on Tuesday that the company end development of a censored search [...]
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Chinese online fraud black spot spray-paints accusations on suspects’ homes to shame them into surrendering

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The authorities in China’s internet fraud capital have admitted to spray-painting suspected scammers’ houses in the hope of shaming them into surrendering to the [...]
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Genetics summit holds breath for Chinese baby-editing details

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Organisers of a conference that has been upended by gene-edited baby revelations are holding their breath as to what the controversial scientist at the centre of the [...]
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Chinese scientist He Jiankui apologises but says he is proud, after gene-edited baby project sparks global controversy

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Chinese scientist who claimed he had created the world’s first gene-edited babies apologised after his announcement sparked a global controversy, but added that he [...]
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China will retaliate ‘in proportion’ to any US sanction over Muslim Uighurs: ambassador

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will retaliate “in proportion” if the United States sanctions its top official in the restive region of Xinjiang over alleged human rights abuses, [...]
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Larry Kudlow plays up prospect ‘a deal can be made’ on trade between Trump and Xi

Larry Kudlow plays up prospect ‘a deal can be made’ on trade between Trump and Xi

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser Larry Kudlow sought to counter pessimism on Tuesday about whether Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will be [...]
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In China, developers experiment with retirement homes as families rethink cultural expectations about caregiving

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Longfor Group Holdings is the latest mainland Chinese property developer to jump in to experiment with retirement homes for the country’s growing older population [...]
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China lambasts NE city for turning blind eye to oil pollution

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s environment ministry has slammed a northeastern city for “turning a blind eye” to pollution from small-scale oil refining that was made illegal in [...]
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Chinese scientist He Jiankui at centre of gene-editing scandal ran second experiment on human embryos, new document reveals

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Chinese scientist who claimed he created the world’s first gene-edited babies had conducted a similar experiment on abandoned human embryos, it has been revealed. [...]
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China’s ‘most beautiful criminal’ turns herself in police

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A woman dubbed China’s most beautiful criminal has surrendered, police in the country’s southwest announced on their social media account on Wednesday. Qingchen [...]
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Trump says he may cancel Putin meeting, White House warns Xi

Trump says he may cancel Putin meeting, White House warns Xi

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump cast into doubt a key component of his upcoming trip to an international summit in Argentina as he suggested Tuesday he may cancel his planned sit-down [...]
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