From war towards peace and peace towards war. This is how relations across the Taiwan Strait have evolved over the past 40 years. Efforts to seek peace have instead culminated in a greater threat of war. Beijing’s “Message to...
A Canadian man accused of drug smuggling in China faced a new trial on Monday after an upper court called for a harsher sentence in a case that could further strain ties between Beijing and Ottawa. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg,...
The last time Chaudhry Javed Atta saw his wife was over a year ago – the Pakistani trader in dried and fresh produce was leaving their home in northwestern China’s heavily Muslim Xinjiang region to go back to...
There were a few worried faces on the 23rd floor of a skyscraper in the business hub of Hong Kong’s Taikoo Place last Wednesday afternoon. One of the most worried faces belonged to a supply chain manager for a...
Vietnam’s adoption of free markets and its border with China are two of the main reasons why the country is being tipped as the host for a second meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Other possible venues include...
China’s private sector, the driving force behind the country’s economic miracle over the last 40 years, is struggling amid the Chinese government’s campaign to reduce national debt and the trade war with the United States. This is the...
White House officials have told carmakers following a US-China trade call that the Trump administration believes China will cut tariffs on US autos to 15 per cent from the current 40 per cent, an auto executive said on...
Mainland China is sending its largest delegation in two years to the self-ruled island of Taiwan for a city-to-city forum which has been rejuvenated after a period of rising cross-strait tensions. A record 250 local scholars, industry experts, and...
China’s pork industry is under renewed pressure following the first reported African swine fever contamination in animal feed supplies, raising fears the disease will spread further across the country. The discovery occurred during inspections at a major Chinese animal...
Hebei province in northern China has proposed a 2½-day weekend to stimulate consumption, but the proposal has sparked heated debate online as to whether the idea would benefit everyone. Municipalities in the province may add Friday afternoons to Saturdays...

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