China’s Brain, Malaysia’s Pain- Malaysia’s Mahathir should reconsider Alibaba’s city brain first

On May 9, Mahathir Mohamad led his Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition to an upset electoral victory, ending over 60 years of continuous parliamentary control by...

Malaysia finance minister suggests China connection to 1MDB

Malaysia’s new government has highlighted a possible China connection in the 1MDB scandal, linking the problems at the graft-tainted state investment fund to two...

Should Mahathir Mohamad’s Malaysia election win worry Chinese investors in Johor’s Forest City?

The project on reclaimed land has been popular with middle-class Chinese looking for a second home abroad but it has also been the target...

The Rise And Rise Of China’s Xiaomi In India

A couple of years ago in 2015, MIT Technology Review ranked Xiaomi number 2 on their list of 50 Smartest Companies -- a list that also...

China investments transforming Malaysia

Although the influx of Chinese investments is only a recent phenomenon, these funds are bringing speedy changes to local industries and the economic landscape. MALAYSIA’S...

Asia Adult Expo 2017: how Hong Kong is hub for China’s sex toy industry

Trade buyers from across the world flocked to Hong Kong this week to see everything from cheap Chinese sex dolls to S&M whips and...

New Silk Road: Japan To Counteract China In Kazakhstan With New Asia-Europe Rail Deal

Japan continues standing in the ring with China, exchanging blow for blow as the Asian rivals both compete and cooperate with each other in the creation of the...

Philippines, ASEAN states warned vs investment deals with China

In a lecture last week with 15 journalists from various Southeast Asian media outfits, including The STAR, India’s Research and Information System (RIS) for...

India-China trade talks deadlocked

Trade talks between India and China remained deadlocked with neither side willing to offer concessions to end the impasse, official sources said. Recent bilateral talks...

China’s growing ambitions in Malaysia raise questions about Beijing’s true motive

Colorful shops and historic buildings draw millions of tourists each year to this ancient port city, once a principal stop on the ancient Not far from the...

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