Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron met for dinner in the south of France on Sunday ahead of official talks with the host… Read more "Chinese President Xi Jinping meets French President Emmanuel Macron after a stop in Monaco"
The wife of the former Chinese head of Interpol, who has had no news of him for nearly six months since his arrest in China, has asked… Read more "Wife of vanished Chinese Interpol chief Meng Hongwei urges French President Emmanuel Macron to raise case with Xi Jinping"
Pollution containment has been stepped up and rescue operations expanded in response to Thursday’s deadly pesticide plant explosion in the city of Yancheng, Jiangsu province, with officials… Read more "Pollution containment stepped up at site of Yancheng chemical factory blast in China"
Former officials from China and the United States jousted on Sunday over China’s role on the world stage and how it should get there.Veteran Chinese diplomat Fu… Read more "Former Chinese, US officials joust over China’s role on the world stage"
Ethiopia is renegotiating billions of dollars in loans from Beijing for a railway that links the Ethiopian capital to neighbouring Djibouti, to avoid being buried by “serious”… Read more "Ethiopia in talks with China to ease ‘serious debt pressure’ tied to New Silk Road rail link, envoy says"
When Xinjiang officials took questions from the media recently about the crackdown in the western border region, it was the chairman, Shohrat Zakir, who did much of… Read more "Architect of China’s Muslim camps Chen Quanguo expected to stay on in Xinjiang for now"
Italy’s decision to join Beijing’s multibillion-dollar “Belt and Road Initiative” may prompt the European Union to tighten its coordination on China amid growing scrutiny of its efforts… Read more "Italy’s move to join New Silk Road may see European Union tighten coordination on China"
A chain of health and wellness centres in eastern China is under investigation on suspicion of using misleading marketing tactics to sell its services to senior citizens,… Read more "Live till 100 for just US$8,900: Chinese health centre investigated over claims of false advertising"
Italy has agreed to return nearly 800 cultural relics to China, a goodwill gesture during President Xi Jinping’s high-profile trip to Rome that saw the country become… Read more "Italy agrees to return nearly 800 Chinese cultural relics in goodwill gesture during Xi Jinping visit"
As Zhu Han set about repairing the damage to his family home caused by the explosion at a fertiliser factory in east China he knew the worst… Read more "Chinese villagers begin rebuilding their homes and lives after deadly chemical blast"
“When China was poor people were worried about China. Now that [they] have become rich they are [still] worried for other reasons,” Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad… Read more "Amid escalating US-China tensions, Indo-Pacific leaders need to play key role in keeping regional peace"
China will work to boost imports and achieve a more even balance of trade with the United States, a top Chinese official said on Sunday, just days… Read more "China will buy more US goods, top official says ahead of latest trade talks"
The first foreign owner of French aviation infrastructure is offering to sell its stake in the Toulouse-Blagnac airport, barely five years after winning the bid to own… Read more "Chinese firm offers to sell stake in Airbus’ hometown Toulouse-Blagnac airport while Xi heads to France to drum up investments"
The United States and China, locked in a trade war, are now poised to enter another battle over infrastructure. The signs can be seen in Italy’s foray… Read more "The US-China trade war is drawing a new battle line over megaproject funding. At least it will be good for infrastructure"
When Samrit Boranmun heard that a Chinese company was planning to open a potash mine near her village in northeast Thailand she was determined to stop it.… Read more "Thai villagers continue to fight Chinese plans for potash mine"
A flurry of diplomacy between China and European nations has laid bare the complicated love triangle between Beijing, Brussels and Washington.Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Italy… Read more "As with Huawei, China thinks it can split the US and EU. It’s wrong"
New York-listed sportswear brand Under Armour is scaling up in Asia as it competes with global industry giants. But it will do so, on its own terms.The… Read more "Under Armour to use Hong Kong as its launching pad for Asia-Pacific growth and competition with bigger sportswear rivals"
Five years ago, Hu Yuan, an endocrinologist in Wuxi, a city near Shanghai in eastern China, asked his diabetes patients what they did with the needles they… Read more "Campaign takes a stab at promoting proper disposal of used needles in China"
Anti-corruption authorities in northwest China have launched a campaign to crack down on the use of a valuable fungus, sometimes known as “Himalayan Viagra”, to bribe officials.Cordyceps… Read more "‘Himalayan Viagra’ the focus of China’s latest anti-corruption campaign"
United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for the latest round of high-level trade talks scheduled to start on… Read more "Top US trade official Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to travel to China for high-level trade talks"