As China’s former internet tsar Lu Wei awaits trial on corruption charges, his former acquaintances and colleagues have been warned not to follow in his footsteps amid an ongoing campaign to erase his legacy. Lu, 58, was officially put...
Chinese President Xi Jinping says rising “unilateralism and protectionism” is forcing China to rely more on itself for development and “it’s not a bad thing”, reflecting a determination to fight a protracted trade war with the US if...
Excessive traces of lead have been found in a popular brand of preserved tangerine peel sold in China, Malaysia, Singapore and other parts of the world including the United States. However, the manufacturer has said the possibility of any...
Pope Francis urged Chinese Catholics on Wednesday to trust him and make concrete gestures of reconciliation following a landmark deal over bishop appointments that is aimed at ending decades of estrangement between the Vatican and Beijing. In a letter...
An argument between staff at a cashless supermarket in northern China and an elderly man who did not know how to use his smartphone to buy a bunch of grapes has revived calls for help for those left...
China is stepping up its push into renewable energy, proposing higher green power consumption targets and penalising those who fail to meet goals to help fund government subsidies to producers. The world’s biggest energy consumer is aiming for renewables...
Beijing has again told global financial executives it will open its financial sector wider, under pressure from Western businesses for unrestricted access and despite signs of existing opening-up measures stalling. But foreign financial firms retain strong doubts about how...
Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, arrived in New York late on Tuesday for what is expected to be her first formal appearance since settling in Berlin two months ago after nearly eight years of...
China’s senior diplomat has demanded the US stop viewing China with a cold war mentality to keep the Sino-US bilateral ties on a healthy track as tensions between the two sides continue to rise. Foreign Minister Wang Yi made...
As China globalises its economy, builds itself an international financial centre and internationalises the yuan, one obstacle has steadfastly stood in the way: the Chinese language. The limited use in global finance and business of the language because of...

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