• Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    HK predicament will make Taiwan wary of China
    It is a measure of the renewed tension over the status of Taiwan that President Tsai Ing-wen, has sought “international support” in response to the blunt message of President Xi Jinping – either to unite with China or “face the force” of Beijing to prevent Taiwan from seeking formal independence.
    opinion
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:31
    China says detained Canadian lacks diplomatic immunity
    Beijing - China on Monday ridiculed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's claim that a former Canadian embassy official detained in Beijing still held diplomatic immunity.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 07:52
    World stocks end strong week on tepid note
    Stock markets in Europe and the United States slipped on Friday after several days of gains as investors took a breather in the absence of fresh news on trade talks between Beijing and Washington.
    business
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 15:52
    Asia Disrupted: from Beijing to Kuala Lumpur – Picking Asia’s Winners and Losers, 2018
    For China’s Xi Jinping, 2018 might well have been a year that could not end soon enough. So too was the case in Japan and Indonesia, where thousands saw livelihoods, if not lives, taken by floods, mudslides, earthquakes or tsunamis.
    opinion
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Why trade tensions are a blessing for Asia in 2019
    As usual, the Americans have overestimated their competence in managing economic and geopolitical issues. And as a result, trade tensions between Beijing and Washington will reap benefits throughout Asia this year – and particularly for those in Southeast Asia.
    opinion
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 18:06
    Attacker hurts 20 children with hammer at Beijing school
    A hammer-wielding man wounded 20 children in an attack at an elementary school in Beijing Tuesday with three suffering serious injuries, local authorities said.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    US senses threat in China’s  increased space thrust
    Beijing now spends more on its civil and military programmes than Tokyo and Moscow
    opinion
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    China warns Spring Festival travellers to behave or be banned from rail and air travel
    BEIJING - Nine government agencies have issued a notice calling for punishment of people who misbehave on transport during the Spring Festival travel rush.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:25
    China lands probe on far side of moon: state TV
    Beijing - A Chinese lunar rover landed on the far side of the moon on Thursday, in a global first that boosts Beijing's ambitions to become a space superpower.
    national
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 15:00
    High-tech seen as key to industrial upgrade in China
    BEIJING - Push for more robust domestic market part of plan to maintain stable growth.
    Tech
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:20
    China's high-tech zones advance in innovation
    BEIJING - China’s National High-Tech Industrial Development Zones, the backbone of the country’s high-technology industries, have made major progress in innovation capabilities since 2010. But their ability to attract quality foreign talent and venture capital investment still lags that of Silicon Valley, according to a report.
    Tech
  • Sun, 30 Dec 2018 14:01
    China to mark Year of the Pig with "Peppa Pig" movie
    Beijing - China is set to mark the Year of the Pig with a film starring "Peppa Pig," the popular British cartoon character that fell foul with its censors earlier this year.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 06:51
    Canadian teacher detained in China is freed
    A Canadian teacher arrested in China for administrative reasons -- a case officially unrelated to the ongoing diplomatic row between Beijing and Ottawa -- has been freed, authorities said Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    Big Brother from Beijing?
    A project to install 12,000 closed-circuit television cameras all over Manila looks like the kind of modern technology we need yesterday.
    opinion
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:35
    Trump says 'big' China deal possible after US pressure
    President Donald Trump on Friday predicted a major US-China trade deal in the near future, saying that Beijing's negotiating position had been weakened by the impact of the tariffs war between the world's top two economies.
    business
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