Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

China News

Brick-throwing China zoo-goers kill kangaroo, injure another

Shanghai - Visitors to a zoo in southeastern China killed one kangaroo and injured another by throwing bricks at them in an attempt to get a reaction from the big marsupials, state media reported.

China's ZTE vows to fight US supplier ban

Bejing - Chinese telecom giant ZTE vowed on Friday to fight back against a US order banning it from purchasing and using US technology for seven years, a move that has angered Beijing.

Helicopters hold live-fire drills in southeast China

Bejing - Chinese combat helicopters conducted live-fire drills with missiles off the country's southeast coast, state media said Thursday, without confirming whether the exercises took place in the sensitive Taiwan Strait.

China fights big smog with big air purifier

Xian - China has a found a novel way to tackle its massive air pollution problem: Putting up a giant air purifier the size of an industrial smokestack in the middle of a smog-plagued city.

China manufacturing firms plunge on foreign ownership plan

Shares in top Chinese manufacturing companies plunged Wednesday after Beijing announced plans to phase out ownership limits for foreign automakers, shipbuilders and aircraft firms.

China holds live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait

Bejing - China held live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday but Taipei dismissed the exercises as "routine" after expected large-scale naval manoeuvres failed to materialise.

China to relax foreign ownership limits on cars, other industries

Bejing - China announced Tuesday a timeline to open up its manufacturing sector including scrapping ownership limits for foreign automakers, shipbuilders and aircraft firms -- addressing a contentious issue in its trade dispute with the United States.

China's ZTE halts share trading following US export ban

Bejing - Chinese telecom giant ZTE halted trading of its shares in Hong Kong and Shenzhen Tuesday following a US ban on its purchase of sensitive technology, which drew a pledge by China to "safeguard" its companies if necessary.

China hits US sorghum with anti-dumping measure

Bejing - China announced Tuesday that it was slapping provisional anti-dumping duties on sorghum imported from the United States amid heightened trade tensions between the world's two top economies.

China to lift foreign ownership limits on automakers

Bejing - China announced a timeline for lifting ownership limits on foreign automakers Tuesday, meeting a longtime demand of the United States and other countries seeking better access for their companies in the world's biggest car market.

China growth beats forecasts in face of trade row, financial risk

Bejing - China's economy grew more than expected in the first quarter as it withstood headwinds from Beijing's fight against financial risk and pollution, and trade tensions with the United States.

US suspends export privileges to China's ZTE

Washington - US authorities issued an order Monday barring US exports of sensitive technology to Chinese telecom giant ZTE because of false statements made during an investigation into its illegal sale of goods to Iran and North Korea.

China's former insurance regulator charged with bribery

Bejing - The former head of China's insurance regulatory body has been formally charged with bribery and abuse of power, prosecutors said on Monday, becoming the most senior financial regulator to be targeted in a continuing crackdown on corruption.

China's Weibo backtracks on gay content ban

Bejing - China's popular Weibo microblogging platform on Monday reversed a decision to block "homosexual" content, in an unusual concession to a storm of online protest at the weekend.

N.Korea, China 'discussing Xi visit to Pyongyang'

Apo - China and North Korea have been holding talks about a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pyongyang, a Japanese newspaper reported Monday as regional leaders step up diplomatic dialogue.

China launches website to report foreign spies

Bejing - China has stepped up its campaign against foreign espionage with a website in Mandarin and English encouraging people to report national security threats such as bids to "overthrow the socialist system".The website,

China, Japan vow 'new starting point' in ties

Apo - Asian rivals China and Japan on Monday pledged a "new starting point" for bilateral ties, vowing to co-operate closely amid a flurry of diplomacy on the North Korean missile threat.

China, Japan ministers pave way for rare summits

Apo - The leaders of China and Japan are expected to pay reciprocal visits as relations between their countries warm, the Japanese foreign minister said on Sunday.

'I am gay' protests as China bans 'homosexual' content on Weibo

Bejing - China's Sina Weibo said it would remove "homosexual" content from the popular microblogging platform, prompting a storm of online protests Saturday under the hashtag "I am gay".

Chinese urged to boycott US firms, but Big Mac fans unconvinced

Bejing - The messages began to pop up on Chinese social media as the trade spat with the United States sizzled, urging people to boycott McDonald's and other American firms to "defend the economic Great Wall".

Taiwan president watches naval drill as China tensions grow

- Taiwan's president watched naval drills simulating an attack on the island Friday, days before Beijing is set to hold live-fire exercises nearby in a show of force.

China's trade surplus with US surges, calls for patience

Bejing - China's trade surplus with the United States surged by a fifth in the first three months of the year with Beijing calling on Washington Friday to be patient as tensions between the economic superpowers simmer.

Trump considers re-joining Pacific trade pact he once spurned

Washington - President Donald Trump said Thursday the US could re-enter the Trans-Pacific Partnership if it could get a "better" deal, potentially marking an abrupt about-face for a president who campaigned against the deal and swiftly withdrew from it after taking...

Xi makes surprise visit to fleet in South China Sea drill

Bejing - Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday stressed the "urgent" need to build a powerful navy during a surprise visit to observe naval exercises in the disputed South China Sea, state media reported as the country prepares for live-fire drills in the Taiwa...

Chinese baby born four years after parents' death in car crash

Bejing - A surrogate mother has given birth to a baby boy in China four years after his parents died in a car crash, Chinese media reported.The deceased couple was undergoing fertility treatments before the fatal accident in 2013.

Former China Politburo member pleads guilty to bribery

Tianjin - A former top Chinese Communist Party official who was once tipped for a leadership post pleaded guilty to accepting millions in bribes at his trial Thursday, the latest senior cadre to fall in President Xi Jinping's sweeping anti-corruption crusade.

Markets 'overreacting' to trade war rhetoric: UN official

Geneva - Market gyrations in response to tariff threats from political leaders show that financial traders do not grasp the intricacies of global trade, a senior UN official said Wednesday.

Sweden charges Chinese with spying on Tibetan refugees

Stockholm - Swedish prosecutors on Wednesday charged a 49-year-old Chinese man with espionage for allegedly gathering intelligence on Tibetan refugees in Sweden and Norway for China.

Trump praises Xi's 'kind words,' predicts 'great progress' on trade

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday seized on seemingly conciliatory remarks from Chinese leader Xi Jinping, praising Beijing's "kind words" as a breakthrough in the looming trade war between the two countries.

Race for Mexico's 'cocaine of the sea' pushes 2 species toward extinction

San Felipe - The dried fish parts don't look like much to the novice eye, but the totoaba swim bladders discreetly displayed in this shop in Guangzhou, China sell for up to $20,000.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 202 Next»

Set up a news alert for


China Image

Residence halls and running track at Li Shui school  China
Residence halls and running track at Li Shui school, China
NASA LandSat image on 09/14/2016
NASA LandSat image on 09/14/2016
Approaching The Hall of Supreme Harmony in the Outer Court
Approaching The Hall of Supreme Harmony in the Outer Court
Looking eastward at the Great Wall of China
Looking eastward at the Great Wall of China
Afternoon sunlight brightens up the river and the buildings around it
Afternoon sunlight brightens up the river and the buildings around it
Two Malaysia Airlines jets are shown at Kuala Lumpur International Airport  where Flight 370 took of...
Two Malaysia Airlines jets are shown at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, where Flight 370 took off from on March 8.
Craig/Wikimedia Commons
A 3-day long media workshop  organized by global environment forum Third Pole in Kathmandu  Nepal fr...
A 3-day long media workshop, organized by global environment forum Third Pole in Kathmandu, Nepal from 13-16 October brought together, for the first time, journalists from China, India and Bangladesh to deliberate upon the effects of climate change in Brahmaputra/Yurlung Zangbo river basin
Longest train ride in world. China s new train to Spain
Longest train ride in world. China's new train to Spain
People's Daily China
A private nook in the mansion complex
A private nook in the mansion complex
Aerial view of Yangtze River and Three Gorges Dam.
Aerial view of Yangtze River and Three Gorges Dam.
Euclid vanderKroew/flickr
Twitter #nuclear
The Japan Pavilion in dim light [Photo: Zhenyu Li]
The Japan Pavilion in dim light [Photo: Zhenyu Li]
Hangzhou  China  Temple
Hangzhou, China, Temple
Air pollution in Beijing China
Air pollution in Beijing China
Video screen capture
Beijing  China on January 21  2014.
Beijing, China on January 21, 2014.
The water lilies were not quite ready to open
The water lilies were not quite ready to open
Sometimes the river looks dream-like
Sometimes the river looks dream-like
Australia s new prime minister  Tony Abbott  gets congratulated by the country s governor-general  Q...
Australia's new prime minister, Tony Abbott, gets congratulated by the country's governor-general, Quentin Bryce, after his swearing-in ceremony last year. Commons
The Terracotta Army of China s first Emperor
The Terracotta Army of China's first Emperor

Latest News
Top News