China usually hews to a foreign policy of nonintervention in other countries’ affairs. Terrorism could change that
BEIJING, (Reuters) - The commute for millions of people living in and around Beijing is a daily grind that is ever more time-consuming, costly and crowded as residents dodge, push and elbow their way onto buses and subways.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will shake up its military by establishing a joint operational command structure by 2020 and rejig existing military regions as part of overall reforms, President Xi Jinping said in a comments reported on Thursday.
While it may have taken them a while to find the 700 sq meter basement illegally constructed under a hutong in Dongcheng District, Beijing authorities are wasting absolutely no time in filling that sucker in. [ more › ]
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military is in talks with the Horn of Africa country Djibouti to build logistics "facilities" to support Chinese peacekeeping and anti-piracy missions, the foreign and defense ministries said on Thursday.
The Beijing high court reduced Gao Yu's sentence to five years for leaking a party document
BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court upheld a conviction on Thursday against a journalist accused of leaking an internal Communist Party document to a foreign website but reduced her jail sentence by two years in a case criticized by the West and rights groups.
According to the Chinese foreign minister, Beijing decided to strengthen bilateral cooperation with African countries in the fight against terrorism and extremism.
A look at the World Robot Conference, which comes as China's leaders are seeking to ramp up the quality of the country's robotic innovation.
A 71-year-old Chinese journalist imprisoned on charges of leaking state secrets had her sentence reduced from seven years to five, a Beijing court announced Thursday, apparently because of deteriorating health. Gao Yu, who was convicted in April, suffers from a heart ailment and high blood pressure....
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will strengthen its cooperation with Africa in the fight against violent extremism after an attack last week by Islamist militants in Mali killed 19 people, including three Chinese citizens, China's foreign minister said on Thursday.
The People’s Republic of China is setting up its first military base in Africa as it continues its evolution into a global superpower. Beijing has signed a 10-year leasing agreement with Djibouti to build a logistical hub in that nation, which is located in the Horn of Africa. “They are...
Bottom line: Apple could become the first big foreign company to offer domestic electronic payment services in China, representing a major accomplishment for CEO Tim Cook in his recent campaign to improve relations with Beijing. Big names like Visa, MasterCard and PayPal have been waiting for years to offer electronic payment [...]
Russian presidential aide said that Moscow and Beijing are in talks on the deliveries of Russian-made advanced S-400 Triumf air defense systems to China.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police have busted an underground banking network that handled $4.5 billion worth of illegal transactions at Agricultural Bank of China Ltd (AgBank) alone, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday. Show More Summary
By Shu Zhang BEIJING (Reuters) - CITIC Securities Co, China's biggest brokerage, overstated some of its financial derivatives by more than 1 trillion yuan ($166 billion) in monthly reports from April to September, the country's securities association said. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, LGBT activist Chen Qiuyan met with government officials in Beijing after months of campaigning to have the Ministry of Education remove textbooks which identify homosexuality as a mental disorder. [ more › ]
Challenging the audience to ''do what makes your heart sing,” Alltech founder and president Dr Pearse Lyons concluded the Alltech China REBELation Day in Beijing, where more than 100 industry leaders gathered to explore innovation, inspiration and enormous opportunities for growth in China.
According to deputy foreign minister, China is confident that the French government will provide the highest level of security at the UN Climate Conference in Paris.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is set to announce new aid to African nations when President Xi Jinping visits Zimbabwe and South Africa next month, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday.