Archive for March 20th, 2019

Chasing celluloid dreams at China’s Tinseltown

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

Fed up with the drudgery of his sales job in southern China, Lu Qi quit and travelled a thousand kilometres north to one of the country’s biggest film studios with [...] » More

China says played ‘constructive role’ in reducing Pakistan, India tension

China says played ‘constructive role’ in reducing Pakistan, India tension

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

China played a “constructive role” in reducing tension between Pakistan and India, the foreign ministry said, after the nuclear-armed rivals almost came to blows [...] » More

China’s stock benchmark slips but is flirting with 9 month high

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

China’s stocks slipped on Tuesday, as concerns about more insider selling offset gains in nuclear-power equipment makers. At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite [...] » More

Huawei leads Asian domination of UN patent applications in 2018

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

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei led the pack with Asia accounting for more than half of the international patent applications at the World Intellectual Property Organisation [...] » More

China’s stock benchmark rises to 9-month high as nuclear power shares rally on new projects

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

China’s stocks slipped on Tuesday, as concerns about more insider selling offset gains in nuclear-power equipment makers. At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite [...] » More

US warns Brazil about Huawei and 5G in talks: senior US official

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

US officials have warned their Brazilian counterparts of their security concerns about Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co during talks in Washington, a [...] » More

Tencent targets 10pct of managers for job cuts or demotion Bloomberg

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

Tencent Holdings Ltd is putting about 10 percent of its managers on notice, as China’s largest gaming and social media company shakes up its workforce amid cooling [...] » More

China’s 737 move shows growing global aviation clout: analysts

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

The key role China played in grounding the troubled Boeing 737 MAX 8 has demonstrated its growing clout in global aviation and may give it an extra bargaining chip in trade [...] » More

Chinese woman narrowly escapes death after home-made IV drip … of fruit juice

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

A woman in central China was so keen on staying healthy that she injected the juice of 20 types of fruit and almost paid for it with her life, according to local media. The [...] » More

Exclusive: Israel’s chip sales to China jump as Intel expands

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

Israel’s exports of computer chips to China soared last year as Chinese companies bought more semiconductors made at Intel’s Kiryat Gat plant. An official at the [...] » More

China hits out at ‘abnormal, immoral’ attacks on Huawei

China hits out at ‘abnormal, immoral’ attacks on Huawei

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

China’s foreign minister lashed out Monday at what he called “abnormal, immoral” attacks on Huawei amid growing concern, led by the US, that the telecom [...] » More

Beijing plans ‘strategic service and logistics base’ on Woody Island, two islets in South China Sea

Beijing plans ‘strategic service and logistics base’ on Woody Island, two islets in South China Sea

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

The southernmost Chinese territory in the South China Sea, Sansha, will press ahead with a plan to build an “island city” on Woody Island and two smaller [...] » More

China’s Xi urges teachers of political courses to tackle ‘false ideas’

China’s Xi urges teachers of political courses to tackle ‘false ideas’

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

Chinese educators must respond to “false ideas and thoughts” when teaching political and ideological classes, President Xi Jinping said, in a sensitive year that [...] » More

Germany launches 5G auction amid row with US over Huawei

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

Germany launches its auction Tuesday for the construction of an ultra-fast 5G mobile network as a transatlantic dispute rages over security concerns surrounding giant Chinese [...] » More

Chinese woman narrowly escapes death after home-made IV drip … of fruit juice

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

A woman in central China was so keen on staying healthy that she injected the juice of 20 types of fruit and almost paid for it with her life, according to local media. The [...] » More