Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:00
China's new online cosmetics stars: men
Beijing - When Jiang Cheng first tried a bit of concealer during his first year of university in China it gave him self-confidence and he was instantly hooked.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:00
Millions travel for China's Lunar New Year festival
BEIJING - Thousands of people wearing thick coats and clutching suitcases line up in freezing conditions at Beijing Railway Station in the hope of snagging a ticket home for China's Lunar New Year.
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 16:47
Major powers show concerns over China new laws
BEIJING - The United States, Canada, Germany, Japan and the European Union have written to China to express concern over three new or planned laws, including one on counterterrorism, in a rare joint bid to pressure Beijing into taking their objections ser
Thu, 24 Dec 2015 01:00
China’s yuan and its internationalisation route
AT THE end of last month, the Chinese yuan was the first currency of an emerging country to receive permission to join the International Monetary Fund’s Special Drawing Rights basket.
For those who have no idea about the SDR, it is a fund created in 1969
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:32
China's Alibaba says Singles Day sales nearly $8 bn in 10 hours
BEIJING (AFP) - Shoppers spent nearly $8 billion in the first 10 hours of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's "Singles Day" event on Wednesday, the firm said, reinforcing its status as the world's biggest online retail promotion.
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 09:43
China's Xi heads to Washington for likely tough talks with Obama
SEATTLE (AFP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Washington Thursday for summit talks with Barack Obama having made clear that few compromises are in store on hot-button issues like cyber theft and the South China Sea.
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:00
Era of the Chinasaurs
China leads the pack in the number of dinosaur findings, overtaking the US
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 08:05
China New Year stampede kills 35 in Shanghai: city govt
SHANGHAI (AFP) - A stampede by New Year's revellers on Shanghai's historic waterfront killed 35 people and injured dozens more, the city government said early Thursday.