Venezuelan beauty queens to dominate Miss World in China

When the Miss Universe beauty pageant takes place in a few weeks, Chile will be represented by a slender brunette who has a killer smile and

Abe, Pence to visit Australia amid China concerns

Regional security and the strengthening of ties with Japan and the U.S. will be high on the agenda for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison when

Missing elite Chinese university alumni spark outcry

Students and alumni of several Chinese universities are sounding the alarm over the apparent detention of more than a dozen young labor activists who have been

Xi expands China’s footprint in Pacific as Trump stays in U.S.

For Xi Jinping, diplomatic wins rarely come this easily: Just showing up at an Asia-Pacific summit this week would help to score a victory for China.

Animal rights | Tiger bone, rhino horn trading postponed

China is postponing its decision to allow trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts a bare two weeks after the easing of the ban had raised

Li Keqiang says reforms, not stimulus, vital for growth

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth as it weathers a trade war with the U.S., rather

Top diplomat defends crackdown in Xinjiang

China’s foreign minister defended a security crackdown effecting one of the country’s largest Muslim minorities as a necessary response to terrorism, in Beijing’s highest-level response yet

Hong Kong | World-beating IPO market starts to show cracks

A mid a banner year for Hong Kong listings, cracks are starting to show in the world’s biggest market for initial public offerings. A

South China Sea Watch | China demands end to US operations

China has demanded the United States stop sending ships and military aircraft close to its South China Sea island claims during talks to prepare for

Li Keqiang urges guard of free trade on Singapore visit

A Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stressed the need for free trade yesterday, as he drew similarities between his country and Singapore, a bustling regional hub. “China

PRC, US, 10 other countries seek Brexit assurance at WTO

A dozen nations including the U.S. and China demanded the European Union provide a mechanism for “appropriate compensation” to ensure its split with the U.K. doesn’t leave

Frozen out of China, American farmers refuse to sell their soy

Caught smack in the middle of the U.S.-China trade war, America’s soybean farmers are taking a huge gamble. Rather than selling the crop right away as

Beijing, US sparring continues over South China Sea

China bluntly told the United States to stop sending ships and military aircraft close to islands claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea, during talks that

Events canceled, editor expelled: Hong Kong’s losing freedom

The cancellation of literary and artistic events and the refusal to allow a Financial Times editor to enter Hong Kong have reignited concern about freedom of

China touts success of import fair with USD58b in deals

  Chinese companies signed a combined USD57.83 billion worth of intended one-year deals at the country’s first import fair this week, China Central Television reported, as the government

Trade War | Exports to US tick up as traders try to beat tariffs

Growth in Chinese exports to the United States ticked up in October as traders rushed to beat a new tariff hike in a battle over Beijing’s

Taiwan commissions warships amid Beijing threat warnings

Taiwan’s president yesterday commissioned a pair of guided missile frigates that are expected to boost the island’s ability to counter Chinese submarines amid rising military threats from Beijing.

As ties thaw, Australia says it welcomes Chinese investment

The Australian government’s rejection of a Chinese bid to take over an energy infrastructure company does not indicate a change in the country’s openness to doing business

Beijing unveils stealth combat drone in development

A Chinese state-owned company says it is developing a stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country’s growing aerospace prowess. The CH-7 unmanned aerial vehicle also

Economy | Reserves fall, suggesting Beijing propping up yuan

China’s foreign currency reserves declined in October in a sign Beijing might be intervening in the market to keep its yuan from falling too far against the

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