A trailer for an upcoming film starring Peppa Pig, co-produced by a Chinese company, has taken the country’s social media by storm with its bittersweet story about family bonds. Telling the story of the British cartoon character from the...
Chinese and German ministers talked up the importance of cooperation at an economic forum on Friday despite the increasing strains between the two sides. Demands from German businesses for a tougher stance towards Beijing and increasing concern about the...
There will be no US delegation, French president or British prime minister at Davos next week, but analysts say that will not make Chinese “firefighter” Wang Qishan’s task – delivering Beijing’s message to the world’s political and business...
BIStel, a South Korean-headquartered provider of smart manufacturing solutions, said it will expand investments in China to catch business opportunities from the country’s plans for industrial modernisation and upgrading. “One of China’s goals is to upgrade its manufacturing ability...
Beijing could set higher market entry barriers to Canadian firms and tighten scrutiny of existing businesses in retaliation for any efforts by Ottawa to rally international support against China, analysts said. Their warning followed comments by the Chinese ambassador...
The trade war was not mentioned by China’s central bank governor on Friday when he gave his picks for the biggest risks to the global economy this year. Instead, Yi Gang, speaking at the second China-Germany High Level Financial...
When the then seemingly invincible Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa suffered a shock election defeat in 2015, the ousting of the China-friendly leader was widely seen as the beginning of the end for Chinese influence in the nation. Four...
Demand for labour at China’s importers, exporters, and related manufacturers fell by 40 per cent in the last quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, showing the trade war with the US has taken its toll, a survey...
Police in the southern Chinese tech hub of Shenzhen have warned residents to be on alert for scammers pretending to be Hongkongers needing money for an emergency. “They are very good at acting … and their favourite character is...
China’s love of online shopping and cashless payment has gone a step further by moving into most unlikely territory – behind prison bars. Beijing Prison announced last month that it had added Alipay to the online payment services families...

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