Archive for November 26th, 2019

China cables reveal 23 Australian citizens ‘red-flagged’ in Uighur crackdown

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Officials instructed to subject Australians to identity verification and either deport or detain them in Xinjiang internment camps, leaked documents reveal The Chinese [...] » More

In renewed push, Dong Jiao Zong urges Chinese school boards to reject Jawi script lessons

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Chinese education group Dong Jiao Zong and Chinese-based NGOs want the state branches of the Chinese School Management Board Association to hold a meeting and refuse the [...] » More

No ‘phase two’ US-China deal on the horizon, officials say

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

An ambitious “phase two” trade deal between the United States and China is looking less likely as the two countries struggle to strike a preliminary “phase [...] » More

Can China outsmart the United States in the race to build smart cities in Southeast Asia?

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A year ago, US vice-President Mike Pence announced that the United States would support a Southeast Asian plan to transform the region’s rapidly growing cities into [...] » More

China and US ‘very close’ to phase one trade dealGlobal Times

China and US ‘very close’ to phase one trade dealGlobal Times

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China and the United States are ‘very close’ to a phase one trade deal, the Global Times, a tabloid run by the ruling Communist Party’s official [...] » More

Australia PM says allegation of China interference disturbing

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison said on Monday that allegations in a media report that China had tried to install an agent in a parliamentary seat in Canberra were [...] » More

New leak reveals how China runs Xinjiang camps

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Leaked government documents outlining the need to prevent escape, double lock doors and constantly monitor detainees in China’s network of internment camps in Xinjiang [...] » More

Australia investigates ‘Chinese plot’ to create spy MP

Australia investigates ‘Chinese plot’ to create spy MP

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Australia’s prime minister insisted he was “not naive” to the threat of foreign interference Monday, as authorities investigated an alleged plot by China to [...] » More

UK academia’s links to Chinese defence firms ‘harmful for national security’

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Extensive links between British universities and Chinese defence companies, including missile manufacturers, could threaten UK national security interests, the author of a [...] » More

US launches new Mandarin network as Washington and Beijing battle for global influence

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The US government is planning a major new Mandarin-language initiative in an effort to bolster its global reputation at a time of Chinese ascendancy and eroding American soft [...] » More

China accuses Australian media of fabricated allegations of interference

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China, responding to allegations of interfering in Australian politics, said it had never tried to meddle in other countries’ internal affairs and wasn’t [...] » More

Revealed: power and reach of China’s surveillance dragnet

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

How China uses technology to push its campaign against Muslim minorities beyond its own borders The Chinese government used technology to expand its campaign against Uighurs [...] » More

Once ambitious to expand into the US, some Chinese firms are now scaling back

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

As trade tensions between China and the US ramp up, many Chinese companies once with ambitious plans to expand into the US market have been quietly scaling back. Still, [...] » More

China’s response to the leaked Xinjiang camp cables

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

First, there are no so-called “detention camps” in Xinjiang. Vocational education and training centres have been established for the prevention of terrorism. [...] » More

Chinese official revealed as playing key role in mass detentions of Uighur Muslims

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

An official in China, who has played a key role in planning and executing a campaign that has swept up a million or more Uighur Muslims into detention camps, has been named, [...] » More