China's intense railway expansion has marked a new milestone with the official opening of a new track that pushes beyond its own frontiers into its southern neighbor Laos.
BEIJING: China reported nine new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases on Oct. 18, the highest daily tally since...
Authorities using technology and informants to gather ‘micro clues’ on Muslims in Xinjiang, thinktank says
Britain will not "pitchfork away" Chinese investment, despite strained relations between London and Beijing, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in an interview published before a global financing conference on Tuesday.
Human rights activists urged governments and athletes worldwide to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in China, saying that anything less would make the world complicit in what they called 'genocide' by Beijing.
Letter from 137 lawmakers urges fund to drop stakes in firms accused of human rights violations or linked to Chinese state
China reported nine new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases for Oct. 18, the highest daily tally since the end of September, with a northern border city enforcing a soft lockdown to contain infections.
China is a great civilisation says PM
While the Chinese foreign ministry is denying its testing of a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, saying it was a space vehicle, the technological flexing needs to be taken note of by Taiwan and its chief allies, Global Times wrote in an editorial Sunday.
Microsoft-owned LinkedIn will create a new app called "InJobs" for the Chinese market, after it became embroiled in controversy bycensoring the account of an Axios reporter for a profile containing "prohibited content" in the country.
A U.S. diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 is still possible, but a full-scale snub is likely to remain a Cold War relic.
Four Tibetan activists were removed from outside the archaeological site of ancient Olympia and detained on Monday, an hour before the start of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics torch lighting ceremony.
China coal futures fell 8% to their downward limit in night trading on Tuesday as the country's state planner said it was studying ways to intervene in record high prices for the fuel.
BEIJING (Reuters) -China will emphasize both the regulation and development of the internet finance sector, state television quoted Guo Shuqing, Communist party chief of the People's Bank of China, as saying. Most financial problems on China's internet platforms have received a positive response and some have been resolved, Guo was quoted as saying. "Only by adhering to integrity and innovations and complying with laws and regulations can we pay equal attention to standardizatio
As China raced ahead of major rival economies from the COVID-19 induced slump last year, Beijing saw a chance to push through tough measures targeting debt-ridden developers as well as industrial polluters and tech giants.
SHANGHAI: China's yuan leapt to a four-month high against the dollar on Tuesday, aided by market expectations that...
/PRNewswire/ -- The 2021 Annual Conference of Financial Street Forum is set to open on Wednesday in Beijing, the organizer said at a press conference. The...
China's long-mooted - and long-resisted - property tax is set to gain new momentum as President Xi Jinping throws his support behind what would be the most profound policy change in a generation.
The Indonesian rupiah was firm on Tuesday ahead of the country's central bank meeting, as all Asian currencies ...
Evergrande made little progress toward complying with China's crackdown on real estate debt until it was too late for investors who put money into its offshore bonds.
(Bloomberg) -- China Evergrande Group’s onshore real estate unit is scheduled to pay yuan bond interest due Tuesday, in another test for the beleaguered property developer whose debt crisis threatens the outlook for Asia’s biggest economy.Most Read from BloombergGoogle’s Biggest Moonshot Is Its Search for a Carbon-Free FutureThe Biggest Public Graveyard in the U.S. Is Becoming a ParkGoogle’s CEO: ‘We’re Losing Time’ in the Climate FightHate-Speech
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The FBI will assist in the investigation and efforts to locate and free a group of U.S. Christian missionaries who have been kidnapped and are being held by a criminal gang in Haiti, a U.S. law enforcement official told Reuters on Monday. The Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries organization on Sunday said a group of its missionaries had been kidnapped in Haiti. They were in Haiti to visit an orphanage when their bus was hijacked on Saturday outside the capital Port-au-Pri
Chinese President Xi Jinping is facing resistance over a nationwide property tax aimed at curbing housing speculation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of government deliberations.
Yang Yexin says hes turned a blind eye towards the allegations
In an opinion piece published last week, the Chinese president laid out a blueprint for his "common prosperity" drive.
China attaches great importance to tackling climate change but an announcement has yet to be made on whether or not President Xi Jinping will attend the COP26 summit, China's special climate envoy, Xie Zhenhua, said on Tuesday.
A Chinese-made Korean War epic has topped the global box office, tapping a vein of rising patriotism in China and prompting moviegoers to post videos of themselves eating frozen potatoes to emulate the hardships endured by soldiers in the conflict.
Sweeping policies to make the economy less dependent on debt, monopolies and fossil fuels have hit its citizens.
Rep. Mike Gallagher warned that the U.S. could lose the New Cold War following reports that China conducted a hypersonic missile test.
Author John Moody tells Newsmax that Chinese President Xi Jinping is not "protecting peace" by the country's recent actions concerning Taiwan. "If that's protecting peace, I'd hate to see what he does when...
Chuck Norris asks if the Chinese military is playing biological warfare games
In the draft of the family education promotion law, guardians will be reprimanded and ordered to go through family education guidance programmes if prosecutors find very bad or criminal behaviour in children under their care.
China's parliament will consider legislation to punish parents if their young children exhibit "very bad behaviour" or commit crimes.
Maos Long March has a storied place in Chinese history. There are resonances in Chinas current approach to international relations.
The Cross-boundary Wealth Management Connect Scheme is an initiative to link the capital markets of the Greater Bay Area, including Hong Kong and the Guangdong.
Flight to nowhere. Cruise to nowhere. And now ... a bus ride to nowhere.
(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc.’s biggest debut on Monday was undoubtedly its MacBook Pro overhaul, but the company also unveiled a polishing cloth with its signature logo debossed in one corner. Price tag? $19.Most Read from BloombergGoogle’s Biggest Moonshot Is Its Search for a Carbon-Free FutureA $30 Billion Fortune Is Hiding in China’s Silicon ValleyThe Biggest Public Graveyard in the U.S. Is Becoming a ParkGoogle’s CEO: ‘We’re Losing Time’ in the C
Recent court judgements have freed Hong Kong authorities to use national security powers to deploy tough colonial-era laws in a crackdown against opposition groups, alarming activists and lawyers in the city. Police have launched investigations into acts that took place before the national security law was imposed a year ago, despite assurances by Beijing and Hong Kong that the financial hub's legislation would not be retroactive. "The past is the future," said Simon Young, a pr
Recent court judgements have freed Hong Kong authorities to use national security powers to deploy tough colonial-era laws in a crackdown against opposition groups, alarming activists and lawyers in the city.
HONG KONG: Hong Kong's stock exchange launched a new futures contracts scheme on Monday making it easier for...
(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong is starting futures contracts that make it easier for international investors to bet on mainland Chinese stocks, intensifying rivalry between the city’s bourse and its Singapore counterpart.Most Read from BloombergThe Biggest Public Graveyard in the U.S. Is Becoming a ParkWhy Buying a Second or Even Third Home Is Becoming More Popular Than EverOut-of-Practice Airline Pilots Are Making Errors Back in the AirGoogle’s Biggest Moonshot Is Its Search for a Carbo
Three former executives of Convoy Financial Service Holdings and a local broker were sentenced to up to seven months in prison, as Hong Kong wrapped up its four-year investigation into the city's biggest financial malfeasance in decades. Convoy's former executive director Mak Kwong-yiu was jailed for seven months, while former Gransing Securities general manager Lee Yick-ming was sentenced to five months in prison, Hong Kong's Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) said
Hong Kong and mainland authorities have seized about $540,000 worth of smuggled Australian lobsters believed to be bound for the mainland, after China restricted imports of the crustacean amid escalating tensions with Australia. Hong Kong authorities said at a news conference Friday that its customs and Chinese law enforcement agencies confiscated about 5,300 kilograms (11,650 pounds) of lobsters and arrested 13 people. The seizure came after a recent surge in the import volume of Australian l
HONG KONG (AP) Hong Kong and mainland authorities have seized about $540,000 worth of...
Hong Kong and mainland authorities have seized about $540,000 worth of smuggled Australian lobsters believed to be bound for the mainland, after China restricted imports of the crustacean amid escalating tensions with Australia
Chinese state-owned Yuexiu Property has pulled out of a proposed $1.7 billion deal to buy China Evergrande Group's Hong Kong headquarters building over worries about the developer's dire financial situation, two sources said.