Taiwan | Speed a possible factor in bus crash that killed 32

Investigators were looking into excessive speed as the possible cause of a bus crash in Taiwan that killed 32 people and injured several others

Recent Trump win on China trademark raises ethics questions

President Donald Trump is poised to receive something this week that he has been trying to get from China for a decade: trademark rights to his own

Several cities close poultry markets amid bird flu fears

Several Chinese cities have shut down their poultry markets in the wake of a bird flu outbreak that has killed at least two dozen people this

Taiwan | Cold spell linked to over 150 deaths in five days

Taiwanese officials and media reports are blaming a cold spell for the deaths of more than 150 people, most of them elderly and sick, over the

Cristiane to move to Chinese club Changchun Zhuoyue in June

Brazil forward Cristiane is heading to China, the latest big-name player to move to the country as it tries to increase its profile in world soccer.

Beijing calls for restraint on North Korea as UN prepares to meet

China’s foreign ministry opposed North Korea’s ballistic missile test and called on all sides to avoid escalating tensions ahead of an emergency United Nations Security Council

Exiled Tibetan leader hopes Trump to support China dialogue

The prime minister of the self-declared Tibetan government-in-exile said yesterday that he has high expectations for President Donald Trump to support dialogue between the Tibetans and Beijing, as

Chinese auto sales weaken in January as sales tax rises

An industry group says China’s auto sales shrank in January as the government increased a sales tax following a cut earlier that helped to shore up demand.

Trump drops Taiwan gambit, a relief for Xi and Asia

In interviews after his election win, Donald Trump wondered why he shouldn’t use the One-China policy as a bargaining chip with Beijing to get better trade terms.

Hong Kong police arrest man after 18 injured in subway fire 

Hong Kong authorities have arrested a man for arson after a fire broke out in a subway car during rush hour Friday in a busy tourist district,

Environment | Beijing widens wind power lead with another 23 GW

China installed almost three times more wind power than the U.S. last year, continuing its clean-energy investment blitz to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase air

Trapped China cash breathes life into HK yuan banking

Banks in Hong Kong are finding a new source of revenue in helping multinational companies deal with a growing headache: how to cope with tightening restrictions

Pentagon says US, Chinese air encounter unintentional

The Pentagon said a close encounter between a Chinese early warning aircraft and a U.S. Navy patrol plane over the South China Sea appeared to be unintentional and both

Hong Kong | TVB seeks details on unbidden suitor

Television Broadcasts Ltd., Hong Kong’s dominant free-to-air TV broadcaster, said it received an unsolicited offer for 29.9 percent of the company from TLG Movie & Entertainment

Trump issues belated well-wishes to China on holiday 

President Donald Trump has issued belated well-wishes to China for the Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in the world’s most populous nation, saying he hoped to work

PRC to start fingerprinting foreign visitors

Millions of foreigners visiting China annually will have their fingerprints collected starting this week, China’s Ministry of Public Security announced yesterday. The requirement will apply to most people between