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As Pakistan opens itself to China's Silk Road plan and billions of dollars worth of investment projects, the head of the bank owned by the Abu Dhabi Group is warning of an influx of cheap goods that may leave millions in the South Asian nation jobless.
Beijing >> At least two people were killed and 10 others are missing after a hotel in central China was buried in a landslide, the local government reported Saturday.
Relations between China and Taiwan this year will be "even more complex and grim" and Beijing will resolutely oppose any form of separatist activity, a senior Chinese official said, but added China would also maintain peace and stability.
But, despite the calm, there was uncertainty under the surface. According to analysts, the market is still reluctant to make big moves in the wake of continued news from China that has found its central bank more actively engaging with local exchanges.
Beijing - It seemed that China's censors had finally muzzled Yang Jisheng, the famed chronicler of the Mao era. Last year, he had finished writing a widely anticipated history of the cultural Revolution.
Meitu, a Chinese selfie editing app, has amassed billions in downloads since launching in 2008; it's been trendy in Asia for several years, and just recently began gaining popularity in the United States.
Indeed, it seems that North Korea is determined to develop and deploy a force of nuclear-armed ICBMs and (submarine-based) SLBM, thus becoming the world's third country, after Russia and China, capable of evaporating San Francisco with just one push ...
The inauguration in this country is being closely watched all over the world, including three countries whose relationship to the U.S.
Beijing--China's increasingly powerful navy received a new commander on Friday with the appointment of the former head of the southern fleet responsible for securing the disputed South China Sea. Vice Adm. Shen Jinlong takes command of a sprawling ...
McDonald's China just introduced intriguing new products for Chinese New Year: the Emperor's Best Shrimp Burger, the Empress' Pineapple Burger and a beverage that translates, loosely, as smiling Concubine's Lychee Bubble Tea.
Chinese families usually take huge amounts of cash out of banks ahead of the Lunar New Year, a tradition that bothers Beijing to no end because it severely squeezes money supply in the markets.
"Oh God, I hope it's not made in China," Abby said, flipping the cap over to check. She looked at its label. "China! Don't tell anyone!" The Trump hats available for purchase on Trump's official campaign website are made in the United States and cost ...
The researchers examined the history of Chinese government priorities, policies, and outcomes related to marine fisheries since China's 1978 Economic Reform, and examined how its leaders' agenda for "ecological civilization" could successfully ...
He warned "nobody wins a trade war" and called "impossible" any attempt to "cut off flows of capital, technologies, products, industries and people between economies.
Xiaomi became the world's most valuable startup following a straightforward plan. "We noticed a trend of switching from feature phones to smartphones in China," says Liu De, who co-founded the company in 2010. "We thought, 'Hey, there could be a big ...
Xie Yang with his wife, Chen Guiqiu. Mr. Xie, a human rights lawyer who has been detained since July 2015, gave detailed accounts of torture in interviews transcribed by his attorneys.
For China, actions speak louder than words, especially in the escalating chip battle with the U.S., which has been hurling out verbal threats in recent months.
Beijing (AP) - At least two people were killed and 10 others are missing after a hotel in central China was buried in a landslide, the local government reported Saturday.
With the United States preoccupied with the advent of Donald Trump - who rose to power on the same wave of nationalist sentiment and anti-free-trade fervor that is buffeting Europe - the stage was set for Mr. Xi to claim for China the mantle of leader ...
Beijing - When the trailer for "The Great Wall," a high-profile China-Hollywood coproduction, was released last year, critics pounced: The scenes of Matt Damon leading a Chinese army into battle seemed like yet another instance of Hollywood's "white ...
Building supercomputers is a digital arms race, and China is moving quickly to solidify its lead. Last year, the country unveiled the world's fastest supercomputer, the Sunway TaihuLight (above).
The election of Donald Trump, who, labelling climate change a "hoax" created by China, has reversed the conspiracy, casts a dark shadow on the prospect of future international climate cooperation.
f 35b Japan marines.JPG An F-35B lightning II with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, lands at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Jan. 18, 2017.
Tokyo - She is the colorful face of Japan's largest hotel chain, known for her garish fashion sense and business books with titles like "I Am a President.
Rising cement prices were offering a clear signal that China's economic growth will remain stable for the year ahead, said Mo Ji, chief economist for Asia ex-Japan at Amundi, on Wednesday.
Beijing - China's economy grew 6.7 percent last year and even accelerated slightly to 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter, the government announced on Friday morning, while dismissing concerns about the enormous lending that was needed to achieve that ...
Asian markets were a mixed bag on Friday after China's latest set of economic data suggest the economy is recovering, even as risk sentiment sours ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration.
China's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.8 percent on-year in the fourth quarter, slightly beating expectations and signalling growth was stabilizing.
Boeing aircraft and U.S. soybeans may be among U.S. goods targeted by China if bilateral trade tensions escalate and Beijing retaliates against U.S.
According to the South China Morning Post, considered China's 'rust belt', Liaoning Province, confirmed fears that some of its economic figures, including fiscal revenue, were fictionally boosted.
It's a sign of just how 2016 has upended our geopolitical calculations that China now seems to be the mature, stable player in the great global game, as evidenced by Xi's dignified presence at Davos.
But in an address to the United Nations in Geneva on Wednesday, which observers saw as a high-profile bid to bolster China's image as a reliable and dedicated climate leader, Xi issued a direct challenge to those views, warning "there is only one Earth ...
A Japanese hotel chain has come under fire for its owner's claims that a World War Two massacre in the Chinese city of Nanjing did not take place.
Jiu-liang Wang's doc about workers in an unnamed Chinese town dedicated to the recycling of plastic offers limited insight into its subject.
Tashi Wangchuk, a Tibetan entrepreneur and education advocate, at his home in Yushu, China, in 2015. Credit Gilles Sabrie for The New York Times.
capital misallocation could undermine China's potential growth in the long run, causing the country to become stuck in the so-called "middle-income trap"
"In the last two years I have observed a number of incredible innovations in China, you see that in many high-tech sectors," Bernard Charles told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
China is expected to meet government growth targets for 2016 with no surprises.
China and the United States can resolve any trade disputes through talks, the government said on Thursday, as a Chinese newspaper warned U.S.
According to the owner of China Blue, the stabbing happened at about 1:40 a.m. after two groups of men inside the club got into a fight near the dance floor.
China's richest man has appealed to President-elect Donald Trump not to drag the Entertainment industry into an international trade war.
It was once known as the Silk Road, the route along which trade first flourished between China and Europe, bringing silks, spices, Chinese porcelain and even gunpowder from the east.
Similar growth is already underway in China's research community. A study by Japan's National Institute of science and technology Policy found China to be a close second to the U.S. in terms of the number of AI studies presented at top academic ...
President-elect Donald Trump may seem eager to rattle nerves in China, whether it's a phone conversation with Taiwan's leader or complaints about foreign trade, but California Gov.
As the incoming Trump administration promises to move the United States backward to an economy built on oil and gas that is dangerous to our health and our future, China pledges to invest in the fast-growing economic sector that is renewable energy.
Last month, as China encountered some of its worst pollution yet, artists in Chengdu did something bold: They put smog-filtering cotton masks over the faces of statues representing ordinary urbanites that dot a centrally located shopping street.
This picture taken on January 6, 2017 shows workers standing in front of inflatable chickens resembling Donald Trump in a factory in Jiaxing.
China loomed large in the US Senate's confirmation hearing today of Wilbur Ross for commerce secretary. The private equity, bankruptcy, and steel magnate quickly named trade policy with China as one of the areas he'd seek to change. Ross was sharply ...


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