BEIJING—Mao Zedong, China’s “Great Helmsman,” died four decades ago. Only after his murderous reign finally ended could his nation move forward. The old dictator and his cronies wouldn’t recognize China’s capital today. Beijing hasShow More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Geely Automobile Holdings plans to concentrate entirely on developing green energy vehicles, eschewing traditional combustion engines and overhauling its entire product portfolio, the company said on Wednesday.
State Council urges local governments, banks to step up support for companies upgrading their technology.
Long Yu, the all-conquering music director of the China Philharmonic, Shanghai Symphony and Guangzhou Symphony orchestras and artistic director of the Beijing Music Festival, has cancelled this month’s engagements in Liverpool and Houston with a back injury. Too much on his plate, perhaps? He is also principal guest conductor in Hong Kong and a regular with […]
In the Philippines for an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, President Obama urged China to halt military activities on the disputed islands.
Beijing says US should 'stop complicating' disputes in the South China Sea.
Storm erupts after McDonald’s opens McCafe in historic Chinese building once inhabited by former leader of Taiwan. ||| Beijing - A branch of McDonald's opened in a historic Chinese building once inhabited by a former leader of Taiwan is serving up muffins and coffee amid a storm of controversy, state media said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
By Xiaoyi Shao and Sue-Lin Wong BEIJING (Reuters) - Home prices in China rose for first time in over a year in October on an annual basis, signalling a housing market stabilisation that could help re-energise the listless economy. AShow More Summary
Chinese President Xi Jinping says Beijing will “substantially cut” restrictions on market access for foreign investment. ||| Manila - Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that Beijing will “substantially cut” restrictions on market access for foreign investment, as the country works to reinvigorate its slowing economy. Show More Summary
Beijing fully supports Russia’s anti-terrorist efforts and actions in protecting its national security and is ready to fight together against the threat of terrorism, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Wednesday.
On Monday, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told reporters at the intergovernmental energy cooperation commission in Beijing that a multinational deal to launch Russia's Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG) project will be signed next month. “As for Yamal LNG, all the basic questions have been addressed,” he said. “Now [...]
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese security forces in the restive far western region of Xinjiang have killed 17 people, including women and children, accused of involvement in an attack at a coal mine that left at least 50 dead, U.S.-based Radio Free Asia said on Wednesday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit North Korea next Monday and stay for about four days, China's state-run Xinhua news agency said on Wednesday, citing the North's official KCNA news agency.
Despite tensions between Washington and Beijing over Chinese sovereignty claims in the South China Sea, a US warship docked in Shanghai Monday ahead of planned drills with the People's Liberation Army Navy.
Many U.S. policymakers see China as the answer to North Korean proliferation. If Beijing would just tell the North’s Kim Jong-un to behave, East Asia’s biggest problem would disappear. Of course, it’s not that simple. To be sure, the...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. lawmaker who joined a rare congressional visit to Tibet last week says there were "heated exchanges" with Chinese officials as lawmakers called for Beijing to renew dialogue with exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.
As the APEC summit brings Asia-Pacific leaders to Manila, China's trading partners -- including the U.S. -- are struggling to calibrate their responses to Beijing's expansive maritime claims.
As Washington and its allies criticize Beijing for what they perceive to be aggressive actions in the South China Sea, the Chinese government has pointed out that it has demonstrated "great restraint," even as the Pentagon patrols its territorial waters.
Well you can say one thing for Washington’s narrative when it comes to Beijing’s land reclamation efforts in the South China Sea: the rhetoric has been consistent. That is, it’s always been about deterring Chinese “aggression”. And about China seeking to “militarize” the Spratlys. Show More Summary
Anastasia Lin is an actress who believes her outspoken advocacy of human rights in her native China played a big role in her winning bid in May to become Canada's contestant in the Miss World pageant. But then the host country for the global beauty pageant was changed from Australia...