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AI avatars of Chinese authors could soon narrate audiobooks

The Chinese search engine Sogou isn't stopping at AI news anchors. The company has created "lifelike" avatars of two Chinese authors, and it plans to have them narrate audiobooks in video recordings. According to the BBC, Sog...

AI avatars of Chinese authors could soon narrate audiobooks

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Samsung’s new AI can create talking avatars with a single photo Samsung’s research center at Moscow has developed a new AI that can create talking avatars of photos and paintings without using any 3D modeling. A paper posted by the research team suggests that while traditionally researchers have used a large number of images to create a talking head model, a new...
11:51, 2019-05-23

Listen up: why we can't enough of audiobooks In this time-poor, podcast-friendly world, audiobooks are booming. So what is the science behind them – and do they change our relationship with the written word?Hear this! The best audiobooks of 2019 – so farMark Haddon: ‘I haven’t read a book properly until I’ve had it read to me’Are audiobooks th...
12:51, 2019-07-13

Embodying taller avatars in VR can make us more confident in real life The high immersive capacity of virtual reality is often acknowledged as its main virtue when compared to other media and communication technologies. It is indeed a defining virtue. However, when it comes to the virtue that could really position VR as a powerful positive technology in the market, we ...
07:34, 2019-08-02

Specially created animal 'cancer avatars' could personalise treatments Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
12:51, 2019-05-23

Hear this! The best audiobooks of 2019 – so far From Elisabeth Moss revisiting The Handmaid’s Tale to banter from Paul Whitehouse and Bob Mortimer, here are this year’s must-listens - and some of the best for children and young adults tooBest books of 2019 so farThe Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, read by Elisabeth Moss (Random House) Continu...
17:51, 2019-07-12

Why should authors read your bad reviews? After Angie Thomas requested that she not be tagged into negative reviews of her books on social media, she has received a torrent of abuseHistory has yet to find the book that is universally adored – or the author who enjoys reading bad reviews. While Angie Thomas has topped the charts and scooped ...
18:17, 2019-07-01

Learn a New Language While Listening to Audiobooks Using This App When you’re trying to learn a new language, one of the best ways to comprehend how it all goes together is to apply all that vocabulary you’ve learned in a piratical way....
01:34, 2019-07-15

Your Teen Can Get Free Audiobooks This Summer It’s common for kids’ brains to become a little rusty in the summer—a Brookings report concludes that the average student loses a month of academic-calendar learning during the break. But you, parents, can help slow the summer slide. One way: Keep them reading....
06:51, 2019-05-28

Which devices play Audible audiobooks but can't surf the web? Amber wants her son to be able play Audible stories but does not want him to have internet access As a child I had a cassette tape player. I could choose the music and stories I wanted to listen to alone in my room without my parents worrying about me accessing the internet.My son loves listening to...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks Marvel's interest in digital audio isn't limited to podcasts. The media giant and Dreamscape Media have reached a deal to turn dozens of better-known comic books into audiobooks, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men and Daredevil: The Man W......
05:17, 2019-06-03

GandCrab ransomware shuts down after netting authors billions The operators behind the GandCrab ransomware have announced that they are closing up shop after almost a year and a half in which they claimed to have earned $2bn from ransom payments.GandCrab rose in popularity among cybercriminals after the operators began to market their services on underground c...
22:51, 2019-06-18

How Japanese RPGs Inspired A New Generation Of Fantasy Authors When I think back to my childhood and teenage years, when my literary tastes were being forged in the crucible of youthful emotion and impressionism, particular scenes come to life: Sam carrying Frodo up Mt. Doom. The Reaper chasing Wil Ohmsford through the Westland. Marle hugging Crono on top of De...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Father wins case against authors of 'Nobody Died at Sandy Hook' The father of a six-year-old boy who was killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre has won a defamation case against authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Authors of punk history mainstay Please Kill Me preparing an oral history of Charles Manson and his "girls" First published back in 1996, Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain’s Please Kill Me helped kick off a new trend in the world of music journalism, employing the oral history format to allow people—from all levels of fame and success—to tell their own stories about the wild punk scene of 1970s New York. McN...
10:34, 2019-08-11

The Try Guys try becoming authors with new 'self-deprecating self-help' book The Try Guys show that there is power and humor in failing with their debut book, "The Hidden Power of F*cking Up."        ...
07:01, 2019-06-19

Chinese foods you may never have heard of It doesn't make you any less of a gourmet if your favorite Chinese dishes are internationally loved classics like sweet and sour pork, Kung Pao chicken and Peking duck....
19:34, 2019-07-12

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magazine released its 2019 Global 500 list, which ranks the largest companies in the world by revenue, and for the first time Chinese businesses outnumber A...
01:51, 2019-07-24

UBS 'Chinese Pig' Apology Doesn't Fly A week after a UBS economist’s offhand comment about pigs in China morphed into an online scandal, the bank is still feeling the pain in one of its most important markets....
19:17, 2019-06-20

Chinese tourism to the US drops After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling. And that has tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office. (May 28)        ...
04:17, 2019-05-29

BMW G 310 GS Chinese Knock Off Revealed Of the many things that the Chinese auto industry is known for, one of them is the blatant copy of automotive designs. Complete cars and motorcycles have been replicated in China by the local......
08:51, 2019-07-23

Volkswagen ID R gains new look for Chinese record bid Volkswagen ID R 671bhp Pikes Peak and Nurburgring record-breaker will tackle 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road Volkswagen has unveiled a new look for its record-breaking ID R electric motorsport car for its assault on the 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road in China later this year. The 671bhp ID...
05:51, 2019-08-10

Chinese Fugitive Seeks U.S. Limelight One of China’s most-wanted men has been running a Hollywood movie company, promoting a cryptocurrency venture with boxer Mike Tyson and on one occasion posing for a photo alongside President Trump....
20:51, 2019-05-22

Chinese-owned TikTok under investigation in the UK The Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok - and its "completely open" messaging system - is being investigated by the UK's information commissioner....
22:01, 2019-07-02

US to apply new 10% tariff on Chinese goods US stocks have fallen after Donald Trump announced that his administration will impose a further 10% import tariff on around $300bn (£247bn) worth of Chinese goods....
23:00, 2019-08-01

Sieren's China: A Chinese rainbow Taiwan has legalized same-sex marriage. Mainland China is not likely to do the same, says DW's Frank Sieren. But homophobia or prudishness are not the reasons why....
22:51, 2019-05-31

Seven Chinese girlfriends buy mansion to retire and die together Seven Chinese women are taking the “Golden Girls” approach to aging after purchasing a house together for their retirement. “[At first] it was just a joke,” the girlfriends say in a video posted on YouTube from media startup Yitiao featuring their brand-new 7,535-square-foot house in the suburbs of ...
02:34, 2019-07-04

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matter....
04:51, 2019-05-23

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s central bank governor....
11:17, 2019-06-09

There's a lot of resilience in the Chinese economy: CapitaLand CFO Andrew Lim of CapitaLand Group says it is "very likely" that Chinese authorities will launch more economic stimulus and the real estate industry may benefit from that....
15:51, 2019-08-07

Huawei: We don't have to cooperate with Chinese state The head of cyber security at Chinese tech giant Huawei has told MPs that his firm is not obliged to work with the Chinese government "on anything whatsoever", despite a Chinese law which appears to require collaboration with the state....
23:01, 2019-06-10

Tornado tears through Chinese city At least 6 people died and 190 were injured from a tornado that hit Kaiyuan City in northeastern China on Wednesday, according to state news agency Xinhua. The dramatic weather phenomenon hit around 5:15pm local time (5:15 pm ET)....
23:17, 2019-07-04

Deflation Stalks Chinese Industry Again Right now, it’s a great time to be selling pork into China. It’s a bad time to be selling just about anything else—and a very bad time to be a Chinese central banker....
12:17, 2019-07-10

U.S. Punishes Chinese Company Over Iranian Oil For the first time, the Trump administration is imposing economic penalties on a Chinese company for importing Iranian oil, a decision certain to add to tensions between Washington and Beijing....
23:51, 2019-07-22

A Chinese Millennial Looks Back on Her Life In her memoir, “Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China,” Karoline Kan personalizes the great changes occurring in her country....
23:34, 2019-05-21

Being able to reach the Chinese traveler is 'so important': CEO Glenn Fogel of Booking Holdings says the Chinese economy has slowed a little amid Beijing's trade dispute with Washington, but the "fact of the matter" is people like to travel. If Chinese tourists don't want to go to the U.S., they will go somewhere else, he says....
12:17, 2019-06-14

How Chinese money is changing Cambodia Cambodia has seen a huge influx of Chinese investment, workers and tourists in recent years. Many in Cambodia are increasingly worried about the negative impact it is having....
06:17, 2019-08-23

The Latest: Telegram says app hit with Chinese cyberattack HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Encrypted messaging app Telegram says it was hit by a powerful cyberattack that has coincided with massive protests in Hong Kong. Telegram CEO Pavel Durov tweeted Thursday that the...
08:00, 2019-06-13

DOJ Says Chinese Hackers Attacked Anthem, but Not Why For years, China was rumored to be behind the health insurance company's massive data breach, but now the Justice Department is noticeably silent on the hackers' motives and affiliation....
16:17, 2019-05-21

U.S. gives Chinese imports more time before more tariffs hit U.S. officials officially granted Chinese exporters two more weeks to get their products into the United States before increasing tariffs on those items, according to a U.S. government notice posted online on Friday...
16:34, 2019-06-07

Li Peng: Former Chinese premier dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng has died in Beijing. He was best known for leading the violent military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square....
15:34, 2019-07-23

Chinese Yuan: Beware of Boundaries The trade war has had a distinct impact on the Chinese yuan – it rises and falls against the dollar based on the level of tension between the two nations....
15:00, 2019-06-20

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told reporters Thursday....
14:51, 2019-05-31

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
19:34, 2019-07-23

U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday, saying the Chinese tech giant takes orders from Beijing....
17:51, 2019-05-29

Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials on Friday that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese companies could harm their businesses....
22:34, 2019-07-19

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
03:17, 2019-06-28

Chinese man’s lung collapses from too much karaoke: report Sing your heart out, not your pulmonary system. In China, a Nanchang county resident was hospitalized after his lung collapsed. Cause of injury? Too much karaoke, according to the South China Morning Post via PearVideo. The 65-year-old crooner reportedly sang 10 songs in a row, straining to hit the ...
15:51, 2019-08-13

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
10:00, 2019-07-19

Oil prices rise on Chinese economic data Oil prices rose on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations, though gains were capped by overall figures showing the country's slowest quarterly economic growth in decades....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end of 2030....
05:34, 2019-07-14

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
23:17, 2019-07-14

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng Dies At 90: Report Former Chinese premier Li Peng -- known as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the Tiananmen Square crackdown -- has died aged 90, state broadcaster Xinhua said Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-07-23

S&P Rating Is Landmark for Chinese Bond Market S&P Global became the first foreign credit-rating company to offer an independent assessment of risk in China’s vast domestic debt market, giving a top grade to a unit of the country’s largest bank....
12:17, 2019-07-11

Congress Targets Chinese-Made Drones Citing national security, lawmakers are looking to ban military purchases of Chinese-made drones—which could boost prospects for U.S. makers struggling to compete....
06:51, 2019-07-07

The World Doesn't Need Trouble in Chinese Steel The world’s largest steel industry is being squeezed between rising iron-ore costs and falling steel prices. More trouble for global steelmakers and Chinese banks alike won’t be far behind....
20:17, 2019-06-21

Huawei is No. 1 place Chinese students want to work The long-running US campaign against Huawei may be starting to hurt its business but it hasn't damaged the tech company's reputation among Chinese students looking for work....
19:51, 2019-06-20

Top trade official will meet Chinese counterpart The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China. (June 19)        ...
00:51, 2019-06-20

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning for a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist rivals. He will hold talks with Putin at the Kremlin...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Who pays the burden of Trump's Chinese tariffs? In a few weeks, depending on the outcome of testimony and due process procedures, the U.S.-China trade war may be escalated to an even more bitter level. It began in July 2018, when the Trump administration imposed a 25% tariff on $50 billion in Chinese imports. The Chinese retaliated. Then, in Sept...
23:34, 2019-06-19

IMF Package For Pak Should Not Be Used To Repay Chinese Loans, Warns US Amidst reports that the International Monetary Fund or IMF has reached a multi-billion dollar bailout package with cash-strapped Pakistan, the United States is seeking "conditionality" in the new......
12:00, 2019-06-19

Chinese government blocks Guardian website Censorship comes after bans on Washington Post, NBC, HuffPost and Wikipedia The Guardian’s website has been blocked in China, amid a crackdown by the country’s authorities on international news websites to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.The Chinese government has...
22:51, 2019-06-07

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
11:17, 2019-06-12

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
22:00, 2019-06-11

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare animals to fields of brightly-colored flowers are e...
21:34, 2019-06-21

Qu Dongyu Becomes First Chinese To Head UN's Food Agency Qu Dongyu on Sunday became the first Chinese national to be elected to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, clinching the post in the first round of voting....
16:17, 2019-06-23

Why Chinese real estate empire lost $5B Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
18:51, 2019-07-05

Chinese officials go after ‘Beijing bikini’ habits Summer has arrived in China when men roll up their shirts to rest them on their bellies. But authorities recently have declared that exposing body parts that should be covered — including chests, bellies and feet — is unseemly....
00:51, 2019-07-05

How Chinese spy app allows officials to harvest personal data Intrusive software collects emails and texts and could be used to track movementThe tourists travelling into China were never supposed to know their phones had been compromised.The surveillance app being installed on their devices should have been removed by the border officers tasked with the job. ...
11:17, 2019-07-03

Chinese Warships Cause Surprise In Sydney Harbour Australians enjoying a sunny winter morning were surprised by the sight of three Chinese warships steaming into to Sydney Harbour Monday, forcing the prime minister to reassure jittery residents....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Chinese stocks haven't been this cheap in the last two decades On a price-to-book basis, Chinese stocks are the cheapest they've been relative to U.S. equities in 20 years, says Brendan Ahern, chief investment officer at KraneShares....
18:00, 2019-07-02

Chinese newspaper calls for 'zero tolerance' over HK protests A Chinese state paper on Tuesday called for "zero tolerance" after protestors in Hong Kong stormed and ransacked the city's legislature following a day of protests against a controversial extradition bill....
09:17, 2019-07-02

U.S. presses Cambodia over possible Chinese military presence The U.S. Defense Department has asked Cambodia to explain why it suddenly turned down an offer to repair a naval base, saying the decision had raised speculation of possible plans for hosting China's military....
12:34, 2019-07-01

U.S. will not level new tariffs on Chinese exports: Xinhua The United States will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, China's official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, following talks between the two countries' leaders....
09:17, 2019-06-29

Six Chinese nationals arrested in Vanuatu: media Authorities in Vanuatu have arrested six Chinese nationals following Chinese complaints they were operating an internet scam from the Pacific island, media reported on Saturday....
05:17, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 2-Crocs to cut Chinese production for U.S. market Crocs Inc will aim to cut the volume of its shoes and accessories produced in China for the U.S. market by more than two-thirds over the next year, as it guards against the impact of President Donald Trump's trade war with Beijing....
17:17, 2019-06-11

U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei an 'instrument of Chinese government': FBN Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday, saying the Chinese tech giant takes orders from Beijing....
13:00, 2019-05-29

Chinese swimmer angered by second podium snub Britain's Duncan Scott wins bronze in the 200m freestyle at the World Championships and refuses to share the podium with China's gold medallist Sun Yang....
20:00, 2019-07-23

Why Chinese overseas investment growth is set to slow further Chinese overseas investment growth will likely slow or even decline in the next few years as risks around the world increase, according to new research by Moody's Investors Service....
15:17, 2019-08-21

How US sub-hunting planes track Chinese submarines The increasingly global reach of Chinese nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines, armed with JL-2 weapons reportedly able to hit parts of the US, continues to inspire an ongoing Navy effort to accelerate production of attack submarines, prepare long-dwell drones for deployment to the Pacific and ...
22:51, 2019-08-08

Chinese transplants carry on despite trade rift Chinese suppliers with major U.S. investments include Yanfeng, which acquired holdings from the former Johnson Controls, and Fuyao Glass, which set up a vehicle glass operation in a former GM plant in Ohio....
23:00, 2019-08-06

Qualcomm Faces Legal, Chinese Headwinds Qualcomm is poised to report a year-over-year revenue slump and lower earnings. Investors will look for updates on the chip maker’s Federal Trade Commission case, China trade and 5G phones....
18:51, 2019-07-31

U.S. weighs blacklisting another major Chinese firm A move against video surveillance maker Hikvision would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Stock market plummets after Chinese tariffs tit-for-tat The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 623.34 points, a 2.4 percent drop, Friday after President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to start looking for alternatives to operating with China....
12:51, 2019-08-24

US 'could blacklist' Chinese surveillance kit firm Hikvision Reports stoke fears that two biggest economies are on edge of full-blown tech cold war The US is reportedly considering restricting Hikvision, a Chinese surveillance equipment provider active in Xinjiang, from buying US components, escalating already tense ties between the world’s two largest econom...
21:00, 2019-05-22

There's a lot of resilience in the Chinese economy: CapitaLand Group CFO Andrew Lim of CapitaLand Group says it is "very likely" that Chinese authorities will launch more economic stimulus and the real estate industry may benefit from that....
16:17, 2019-08-08

Trump Tariffs: Are They Really Killing Chinese Stocks? The hot topic everyone is talking about this week is the new round of trade tariffs in the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. ElliottWaveTV's Dana Weeks asked our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor for his take....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Chinese embrace Europe r&d centers as springboard The latest wave of design and engineering centers set up by Chinese automakers across Europe is aimed at gaining prestige, better understanding market requirements, learning the complicated ins and outs of homologation and forging ties with new suppliers....
13:00, 2019-08-16

How the Chinese yuan is likely to perform in three trade war scenarios The trade war between the U.S. and China is turning into a brewing currency war, say analysts. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research predicts what might happen to the yuan in three scenarios....
17:00, 2019-08-16

CAS to hear Chinese champion Sun's case in public A case in which China's multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement on Tuesday....
00:51, 2019-08-21

US delays tariffs on some Chinese goods, drops others WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is delaying tariffs on Chinese-made cellphones, laptop computers and other items and removing other Chinese imports from its target list altogether in a move that triggered a rally on Wall Street. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says it is still planni...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Oil soars near 5% as U.S. delays tariffs on some Chinese goods Oil prices on Tuesday jumped by the most so far this year after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....
23:34, 2019-08-13

Chinese tourism to US drops for 1st time in 15 years Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling after more than a decade of rapid growth. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office. It was the...
07:17, 2019-05-28

Nonfiction: A Chinese Millennial Looks Back on Her Life In her memoir, “Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China,” Karoline Kan personalizes the great changes occurring in her country....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Chinese tourism to US drops for first time in 15 years After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the US is falling. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the US fell 5.7 percent in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office, which ...
21:17, 2019-05-28

U.S. Delays Tariffs and Drops Others on Some Chinese Goods (WASHINGTON) —Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S. economy, the Trump administration is delaying some import taxes it planned to impose on Chinese goods and is dropping others altogether. The announcement Tuesday from the Office of t...
01:17, 2019-08-14

Chinese Unicorns: Harbingers of Good Omens Considering that fanciful animals, which the Chinese collectively dub pixiu (pi hsieh), typically stem from a real creature, the question must be asked: Were there once horses with horns? ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision....
09:51, 2019-05-22

Chinese Financial Institutions' Lending Dives Lending by Chinese financial institutions slumped in July on weakening demand, signaling further economic headwinds from trade tensions with the U.S. and potentially paving the way for more stimulus efforts by Beijing’s policy makers....
15:34, 2019-08-12

Chinese Police Probe Gun in FedEx Package Chinese police are investigating the presence of a gun in a package shipped by FedEx to China from the U.S., the latest scrutiny directed at the American shipping company by Chinese authorities....
18:51, 2019-08-18

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
21:17, 2019-07-24

Chinese Stocks: "Simple Contrarian Observation" So-called "bad news" is not always bad for stocks. When U.S. tariffs were imposed on Chinese imports, many investors held an unfavorable outlook for the Shanghai Composite. However, one of EWI's global analysts took a different stance. Take a look at these two charts...
21:00, 2019-07-23

Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in Southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
14:34, 2019-08-18

U.S. removes some Chinese furniture, modems from planned 10% tariffs The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture, baby items and internet modems and routers from its next rounds of 10% tariffs, it said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-08-17

Pakistani officials: Bodies of 2 Chinese climbers found ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani mountaineering officials say a search team has spotted the bodies of two climbers, one from China and the other from Hong Kong, who went missing last week while scaling a peak in northern Pakistan. The officials say the two died amid harsh winter weather. Their bodies were...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Chinese, Russian Warplanes Test U.S. Patience in Skies Chinese and Russian warplanes have increasingly nosed around and even into South Korea’s airspace, conducting close patrols that allow Beijing and Moscow to test the air defenses of the U.S. and its allies in the region....
01:00, 2019-08-17

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei turns to opera with 'Turandot' Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, known for his politically charged contemporary works, will try his hand at opera by directing "Turandot", which is set in his homeland....
18:51, 2019-06-21

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. After opening remarks to jurors Wednesday morning in Peoria, in central Illinois, federal prosecutors will c...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Versace, Givenchy and Coach say sorry over Chinese T-shirt anger American fashion brand Coach, French label Givenchy and Italian luxury brand Versace have been boycotted by some Chinese social media stars for suggesting that places like Hong Kong and Macau are separate from China....
15:34, 2019-08-12

5 Chinese Supercomputer Companies Blacklisted by US Over Security Fears United States is blacklisting five Chinese organisations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as a justification for denying its Asian geopolitical......
08:17, 2019-06-22

A Chinese invasion of Taiwan would be a bloody, logistical nightmare Roaring out of the sky, an F-16V fighter jet lands smoothly to rearm and refuel on an unremarkable freeway in rural Taiwan, surrounded by rice paddies....
04:17, 2019-06-24

Closing arguments set for missing Chinese scholar case PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Closing arguments are set for the federal death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with kidnapping and killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China. Monday’s closings follow a week and a half of testimony. If jurors convict Brendt...
06:17, 2019-06-24

A Chinese EV Startup Screwed Aston Martin Out Of Over $20 Million In October of 2018, Aston Martin reported that it had sold the tooling and intellectual property of the Vanquish to a mystery buyer for $26 million. Now, Aston Martin has reported that the mystery buyer was Detroit Electric and, well, Aston shareholders may not actually be seeing most of that $26 mi...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Top US trade official plans to meet Chinese counterpart WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China. Appearing before the House Ways and Me...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Testimony resumes in murdered Chinese scholar case The second day of testimony in the death-penalty trial of the man his own defense attorney admits is guilty of killing Chinese scholar Zingzing Zhang is underway in Peoria, Ill. Zhang's family entered the courthouse early this morning. (June 13)        ...
19:34, 2019-06-13

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Chinese accused of fentanyl trafficking The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of reneging on pledges to stem a flood of the highly addictive synthetic opioid into the United States....
18:34, 2019-08-21

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei: BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom....
09:51, 2019-06-13

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei - BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom....
09:34, 2019-06-13

U.S. charges Kansas researcher over ties to Chinese university A researcher at the University of Kansas was indicted on federal fraud charges on Wednesday for allegedly concealing ties to a Chinese university while doing research funded by the U.S. government, the U.S. Justice Department said....
04:17, 2019-08-22

VW explores buying stakes in Chinese suppliers, report says Options under discussion include buying equity stakes or forging joint ventures with Chinese suppliers, particularly companies with technology used in electric vehicles, Bloomberg reported....
16:17, 2019-08-23

Trump Says He Will Raise Existing Tariffs on Chinese Goods to 30% The president said he would raise tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports to 30 percent and would start the next $300 billion at a rate of 15 percent....
23:51, 2019-08-23

Philippines denounces Chinese fishing boat for collision The Philippines on Wednesday denounced the crew of a Chinese fishing boat that collided with a Philippine vessel and left 22 Filipino fishermen abandoned in the disputed South China Sea....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Trump jacks up tariffs on Chinese imports in latest tit-for-tat President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would subject Chinese imports to an additional 5% tariff in response to what he called a politically motivated move by China to impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. exports. "Sadly, past Administrations have allowed China to get so far a...
03:17, 2019-08-24

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
05:00, 2019-06-14

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters a...
07:34, 2019-06-14

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy....
20:34, 2019-08-19

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the eight-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time in the next 20 hours or so in a controlled deorbit maneuver.  But unlike with its predecessor, it isn’t a mystery where this particular piece ...
18:51, 2019-07-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States appear to be at a standstill....
18:34, 2019-06-17

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands TOKYO (AP) — Japan is protesting what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands. Japan’s Foreign Ministry says it lodged a protest with Beijing after a Chinese maritime research ship was seen dropping a wire-like object ...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
10:17, 2019-06-17

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
06:00, 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Chinese regulators will restructure Baoshang Bank as soon as possible The Chinese government's takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability, and regulators will restructure the lender as soon as possible, a newspaper affiliated to China's central bank said on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-06-16

Chinese Bitcoin miner arrested for stealing electricity from oil well Authorities in China have arrested a man after he reportedly stole electricity from an oil well to mine Bitcoin. The arrest was made after the police received a phone call from Daqing Oilfield, located in Haerken district (Tsitsihar, China) on May 28th. According to a local media report, the man lai...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
15:51, 2019-08-21

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
22:17, 2019-06-17

EU to run war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks Ministers to be put in fictional scenarios after series of hacking incidentsThe EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that alarmed European governments.Pekka Haavisto, Finland’s foreign minister, said an increase in the prev...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Scott blanks Sun on podium after Chinese wins 200 freestyle British bronze medallist Duncan Scott refused to shake hands with Sun Yang on the podium on Tuesday after the controversial Chinese swimmer's victory in the 200 metres freestyle at the world championships in Gwangju....
19:34, 2019-07-23

Chinese Property Developers Face Off Against the Communist Party The Chinese Politburo doesn’t want further stimulus to reach the frothy property sector, putting the country’s highly-leveraged developers under threat....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba partners with Salesforce Alibaba recently became the exclusive seller of Salesforce's cloud-based customer relationship management software suite in the Greater China region.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Chinese army condemns Hong Kong protests China's military chief in Hong Kong condemned ongoing protests on the island, stating in his first public comments on the months of unrest that they threaten the life and safety of the people....
09:01, 2019-08-01

Pompeo blasts Chinese 'coercion' in South China Sea U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized Chinese "coercion" in the disputed South China Sea, highlighting a divide with Beijing at a meeting of Southeast Asian nations with world powers....
13:34, 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Trump: U.S. will hit $300 bln worth of Chinese goods with 10% tariff U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, as talks aimed at easting tensions between the world's two largest economies continue....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Millennials revealing ancient Chinese tricks online In a small room in a West Beijing cultural center, magician Tian Xueming is working hard to deceive a group of university students from Macau that he has teleported three pearl-sized balls from one bowl to another....
16:17, 2019-07-12

President Trump Threatens 10% Tariff On Chinese Products (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump intensified pressure Thursday on China to reach a trade deal by saying that beginning Sept. 1, he will impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn’t already taxed. The move immediately sent stock prices sinking. The pr...
22:17, 2019-08-01

Trump Threatens New Chinese Tariffs, Stocks Fall President Trump moved to extend tariffs to essentially all Chinese imports, escalating a trade conflict that is now poised to hit U.S. consumers in the pocketbook....
22:17, 2019-08-01

Chinese airline’s weirdly dark travel ad goes viral In its latest campaign, titled #WhatTravelBringsYou, the unorthodox ad focuses on the bad or unwanted things you can bring back from vacation -- such as weight gain, broken bones, a curse or an unwanted pregnancy....
23:51, 2019-07-16

Chinese start-up Seres searching for UK battery partner SF5 is an all-electric Jaguar I-Pace rival Company wants to sell its platform wholesale to a UK OEM to speed up production process Chinese electric-car start-up Seres is looking for a UK partner for its battery electric powertrain which currently underpins the SF5 SUV, a rival for the Jaguar I-Pa...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Controversial Chinese Swimming Champion Sun Yang Keeps Getting Protested Highly decorated Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has continued his dominant run at the 2019 World Championships in South Korea, and he has also continued his run of pissing off his opponents. Over the weekend, Australian rival Mack Horton refused to share the podium with Sun after Sun won the 400-meter fre...
03:01, 2019-07-25

Chinese car maker BAIC acquires 5% share in Daimler Daimler and BAIC's joint venture sold 485,000 vehicles in 2018 The two companies already work together in a Chinese joint venture Chinese car maker BAIC has acquired a 5% share in Mercedes’ parent company, Daimler, a move welcomed by new Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius. The stakes helps secure BAIC’s i...
14:17, 2019-07-23

Around 1,000 Probes Open Into Chinese Intellectual Property Theft: FBI The Federal Bureau of Investigation has nearly 1,000 investigations open into attempted intellectual property theft, nearly all of them involving Chinese, FBI director Christopher Wray said Tuesday....
22:17, 2019-07-23

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhenrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's oil sector, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech on Monday....
03:34, 2019-07-23

This Chinese Company Is Bringing Back The Saleen S7 (UPDATED) If there’s one thing Saleen seems to be really good at, it’s never quite giving up on their 19-year-old S7 design. The original year-2000 model S7 was brought back in 2016 with 1000 horsepower (one kilohorsepower?), and Saleen planned on building a massive seven of them. Then, the Chinese company Ji...
03:17, 2019-07-23

RED blames Chinese manufacturer for its phone's terrible camera RED's much-hyped, camera-centric smartphone, the Hydrogen One, received some pretty damning reviews when it launched last year: the screen was poor quality, its headline photo features were disappointing and its camera software was rough around the e......
16:34, 2019-07-24

Australian swimmer in podium protest against Chinese rival Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
16:01, 2019-07-22

Who Cancels Lunch With Warren Buffett? A Chinese Tycoon Did, but Why? Justin Sun denied reports that he had postponed a charity lunch with the investing guru after attracting regulatory scrutiny. In China, where executives sometimes vanish, such reports are not unusual....
22:17, 2019-07-24

Meet CMIG, the Chinese Group Dicing With Default Another acquisitive Chinese company is wobbling. Less than five years old, China Minsheng Investment Group Corp. has spent more than $4 billion on investments and amassed $34 billion of debt. Now it’s unable to make some bond repayments. CMIG joins the likes of HNA Group Co. and Anbang Insurance Gro...
13:17, 2019-07-19

Chinese billionaire reportedly arrested for child molestation BEIJING — Prosecutors in Shanghai have formally arrested two people over child molestation allegations, with state media identifying one as a prominent real estate developer. The case has received prominent coverage in state media, including on national broadcaster CCTV Thursday, in an apparent atte...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Trump: U.S. to levy new 10% tariff on $300B of Chinese goods President Donald Trump on Thursday announced plans to levy an additional 10 percent in tariffs on China one day after the two countries concluded a round of trade talks in Shanghai....
22:34, 2019-08-01

Trump: U.S. will hit $300 billion worth of Chinese goods with 10% tariff U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, as talks aimed at easing tensions between the world's two largest economies continue....
22:51, 2019-08-01

Chinese government hackers suspected of moonlighting for profit One of the most effective teams of Chinese government-backed hackers is also conducting financially-motivated side operations, cybersecurity researchers said on Wednesday....
07:00, 2019-08-08

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control 22 years ago, over the outcry related to a proposed extradition bill....
09:34, 2019-08-08

Li Keqiang, Chinese Premier, Reaches Out to Trump and Business Vague pledges from the country’s No. 2 leader suggest a willingness to appear conciliatory at a fraught time, and a need to reassure a worried Chinese public....
14:51, 2019-07-02

S Jaishankar Arrives In Beijing For Key Talks With Chinese Leaders External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Beijing on Sunday on a key three-day visit to hold talks with the Chinese leadership on a host of issues including finalisation of arrangements for......
17:34, 2019-08-11

New Defense secretary: We should be 'very concerned' about Chinese tech getting into US systems "And I think we need to be very concerned about Chinese technology getting into our systems or the systems of our allies. Huawei is the poster child right now for that," Mark Esper says....
21:34, 2019-07-24

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal: report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time, a newspaper reported in an interview on Saturday....
02:34, 2019-06-30

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal - report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time, a newspaper reported in an interview on Saturday....
21:17, 2019-06-29

Trump fact check: is the Chinese economy really 'going down the tubes'? The president reckons Beijing will jump at a trade deal because the country’s growthis slowing. Martin Farrer takes a closer lookDonald Trump has claimed ahead of his crunch meeting with Xi Jinping that China’s economy is “going down the tubes” and that Beijing is desperate to do a trade deal to ave...
10:34, 2019-06-28

Toure signs for Chinese second tier club Qingdao "Former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has joined Chinese second tier club Qingdao Huanghai, the League One leaders announced on social media on Wednesday."...
15:17, 2019-07-03

U.S. Retreats on Chinese Tariff Threats, Stocks Soar The U.S. will delay some tariffs against China on items such as cellphones, laptops and toys until Dec. 15, softening the blow of levies that were scheduled to take effect Sept. 1 on $300 billion of imports....
01:51, 2019-08-14

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before the city changed hands in 1997....
03:34, 2019-07-04

US To Slap 10% Tariff On $300 Billion More In Chinese Goods: Trump President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will hit China with punitive tariffs on another $300 billion in goods, escalating his trade war after accusing Beijing of reneging on more promises....
10:00, 2019-08-02

Chinese video-game censorship doesn't end with 'Devotion' By all accounts, Devotion was a great game. That sentence has to be in past tense, and the opinion has to be second-hand, because Devotion was only available to play for one week earlier this year. But apparently, it was a twisted and masterf......
19:51, 2019-08-02

Chinese city's ban on 'Beijing bikinis' leaves men hot under collar Jinan’s diktat on ‘uncivilised’ baring of male midriffs among list of banned behavioursA Chinese city is cracking down on the practice of men rolling up their shirts and baring their bellies, as temperatures soar in parts of the country.The “Beijing bikini”, as it is sometimes known by expats, has b...
15:17, 2019-07-06

Protests Over Incinerator Rattle Officials in Chinese City Riot police were deployed in the city of Wuhan after days of street protests. But officials are also promising that residents’ concerns will be heard....
21:17, 2019-07-05

‘Prospective Threat’ of Chinese Spying Justifies Huawei Ban, U.S. Says Government lawyers argued in a court filing this week that proof of wrongdoing by the Chinese tech giant was not required to justify barring federal agencies from using its gear....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Trump Ordered New Chinese Tariffs Over Objections of Advisers President Trump overruled advisers to ramp up tariffs on China after a heated exchange in which he insisted levies were the best way to make China comply with U.S. demands, according to people familiar with the matter....
11:00, 2019-08-05

How do you make Chinese takeaway-style fried rice? Ever wanted to know the secret to clump-free takeaway rice?• Got a culinary dilemma? Email feast@theguardian.comHow do I make authentic, Chinese takeaway-style fried rice? Mine always clumps together, and I can never quite get the flavours right.Rob, Barrow, CumbriaDon’t beat yourself up, Rob, we’ve...
16:51, 2019-07-05

Sprint to launch Chinese-made OnePlus 5G smartphone in U.S. Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it would launch a 5G smartphone made by OnePlus, becoming the second U.S. wireless carrier after T-Mobile to offer a cellphone made by the Chinese company....
21:34, 2019-08-06

Chinese intervention in Hong Kong would be a 'catastrophe', Patten says Hong Kong’s last British governor Chris Patten on Tuesday cautioned that if China intervened in Hong Kong it would be a catastrophe and that Chinese President Xi Jinping should see the wisdom of trying to bring people together....
09:34, 2019-08-13

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
06:34, 2019-06-01

Quackery or a real alternative: What is Traditional Chinese medicine? This week, the World Health Organization will adopt its new International Classification of Diseases. One point of bitter contention: whether Traditional Chinese medicine should be recognized for treatments....
15:34, 2019-05-21

US moves to impose tariffs on Chinese kegs, mattresses The Commerce Department announced Wednesday that it would impose duties from 39% to as high as 1,732% on imports of Chinese mattresses. In a separate announcement, the agency said it had made a preliminary determination that China, Mexico, and Germany were illegally dumping stainless steel kegs on t...
16:17, 2019-05-30

Donald Trump Is My Friend, Says Chinese President Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called U.S. President Donald Trump his friend and said he believed the United States was not interested in rupturing economic ties with China....
20:51, 2019-06-07

Ernst & Young Quits as Auditor for Chinese Bank The firm’s resignation adds to concerns about the health of the China’s regional banks following a government takeover of a troubled small bank last month....
14:17, 2019-06-03

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Chinese travellers warned of crime and police harassment in US China issues travel alert to its citizens, citing frequent ‘shootings and robberies’ in USChina has issued two travel alerts to its citizens going to the US, warning them about police harassment and crime.The warnings come amid an escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies and ot...
15:51, 2019-06-04

US Secretary of State says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' The United States kept the pressure on Chinese telecommunications giant and phone maker Huawei today as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the company takes direct orders from the Chinese Government.“Huawei is an instrument of the Chinese government,” Pompeo said in an interview with Fox Bu...
17:00, 2019-05-29

Zambia vs. Vedanta: Could the government be paving the way for a Chinese buyer? Zambia's largest copper mining operation, KCM, has been liquidated. Many are asking now if the country could repossess private mining operations in a bid to shore up financing amid rising debt levels....
10:01, 2019-06-04

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
07:17, 2019-06-02

US-China trade war unlikely to end soon, ex-Chinese central bank chief says The deadlock over trade between the U.S. and China is unlikely to end during next month's G20 summit in Japan, with a former Chinese central bank chief blaming President Trump for the lack of breakthrough....
14:51, 2019-05-31

Chinese authorities to file case for FedEx investigation Bejing authorities have moved to file a case to probe FedEx over allegedly violating Chinese clients rights, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported Saturday....
23:51, 2019-06-01

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no longer “tiptoe” around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US ...
06:51, 2019-06-01

Lindsey Graham: 'No way in hell' US allies should use Chinese 5G technology Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., argued on Tuesday that the U.S. should not share intelligence or equipment with countries that use Chinese 5G technology....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Why Moody's expects a stable outlook for Chinese property Kaven Tsang of Moody's Investors Service discusses the Chinese property sector. He says funding conditions for the sector are likely to remain "accommodative."...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Chinese dissidents are being executed for their organs, former hospital worker says Zheng Qiaozhi — we will call him George — still has nightmares. He was interning at China’s Shenyang Army General Hospital when he was drafted to be part of an organ-harvesting team. The prisoner was brought in, tied hand and foot, but very much alive. The army doctor in charge sliced him open from ...
17:00, 2019-06-01

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Congratulates S Jaishankar Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi on Friday congratulated S Jaishankar on his appointment as India's External Affairs Minister and praised his positive contributions to the......
21:17, 2019-05-31

Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G-20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang at a gathering of G-20 finance leaders in Japan....
09:17, 2019-06-05

She Thought She’d Married a Rich Chinese Farmer. She Hadn’t. Pakistan has charged dozens of people with trafficking women to China as wives. Rabia Kanwal was one bride who says she was lied to. In China, her husband has a different story....
10:34, 2019-05-27

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar, and that could be a problem for some Chinese firms The yuan has inched toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and its businesses, experts say....
10:34, 2019-05-31

Amazon's Kindle now supports Traditional Chinese books Amazon been expanding the number of languages and alphabets the Kindle supports over the years. This time, the company has given the Kindle apps and e-readers the capability to support books in Traditional Chinese. In fact, Amazon has launched a port......
11:34, 2019-05-24

2nd day of jury selection at Chinese scholar slaying trial CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in central Illinois will continue vetting would-be jurors at the death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois student charged with killing a visiting Chinese scholar. Tuesday will be the second day of a process to pick a jury to hear evidence against 29-year-...
09:51, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei is an "instrument of Chinese government" Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday, saying the Chinese tech giant takes orders from Beijing....
13:51, 2019-05-29

Chinese Carriers Seek Compensation For Boeing 737 MAX Groundings China's official airline association said Friday it will help 13 member carriers seek compensation from Boeing for losses already approaching $580 million due to the grounding of the 737 MAX 8....
00:34, 2019-05-25

Russian, Chinese leaders hail burgeoning ties Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted Chinese leader Xi Jinping for Kremlin talks reflecting increasingly close ties between the two former Cold War-era communist rivals...
21:34, 2019-06-05

U.S. Slows Hiring of Chinese Nationals by Chip Makers The U.S. has sharply slowed approvals for the nation’s semiconductor companies to hire Chinese nationals for advanced engineering jobs, according to industry insiders, limiting access to talent....
14:38, 2019-05-21

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision: NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade frictions between the world's two top economies....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Fox host, Chinese state TV anchor face off over trade war A Chinese state TV anchor and a host from Fox Business, whose sparring over the U.S.-China trade war has been avidly followed on Chinese social media, brought their duel to the American cable network for what turned out to be a respectful encounter....
07:51, 2019-05-30

After Warning, US Universities Worry At Possible Loss Of Chinese Students China's warning Monday about the "risks" to students of coming to the United States could pose a major challenge for U.S. higher education because China is the largest source of international......
04:51, 2019-06-04

College Row, Fifth Avenue Should Brace for Fewer Chinese Visitors China’s legions of globe-trotting tourists have been a handy economic weapon. This may not work as well against the U.S. but could nonetheless cause some damage to certain sectors....
19:34, 2019-06-05

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart in Singapore: U.S. official Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will meet China's defense minister on the sidelines of an Asia defense forum in Singapore, a senior U.S. defense official said on Friday, at a time of strained tensions between Beijing and Washington over trade and security....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasing military intimidation from China....
10:51, 2019-05-30

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance technology firm Hikvision -NYT The Trump administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy American technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Chinese importers to apply for tariff waivers on U.S. goods Chinese importers are preparing applications for waivers on import tariffs levied on more than 700 U.S. goods in the Sino-U.S trade war, after the finance ministry said it would start taking submissions....
12:34, 2019-06-05

'Sacred day': Chinese remember Tiananmen killings by fasting Thirty years after crackdown, fasting is gaining traction to mark 4 June amid increasing censorshipFor the past 29 years, Chen Wei has marked the anniversary of the bloody 4 June Tiananmen Square crackdown by fasting for 24 hours, consuming only water and thinking of the students who perished.Chen, ...
14:34, 2019-06-03

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist Party is waging a war against religion...
19:00, 2019-05-22

Indian air force plane disappears near Chinese border GAUHATI, India (AP) — An Indian air force plane has disappeared near India’s northeastern border with China with 13 people on board. Officials say the plane was scheduled to land at 1:30 p.m. Monday at a high-altitude airstrip in Mechuka, a small town in the state of Arunachal Pradesh about 30...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Shen Wei's best photograph: a naked self-portrait on a Chinese stage ‘Not knowing if anyone would walk in gave me energy and inspired my powerful stance’On a trip through Jiangxi province in south-east China two years ago, my friend and I were wandering around one of the area’s many small villages. It was tiny and empty apart from a few old men and women sitting in f...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
12:17, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Toshiba says Total to take its U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out French energy group Total will buy Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business for $15 million, the Japanese industrial conglomerate said on Saturday, weeks after a previous deal with a Chinese energy firm collapsed....
06:34, 2019-06-01

Scheer calls for stricter inspections, possible tariffs on Chinese imports Last week, China announced an additional suspension of all imports of Canadian meat products because of claimed concerns over fraudulent inspection reports....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Police used batons and pepper spray on overnight protesters near the government complex. Inside the building, embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam led commemoration ceremonies....
07:00, 2019-07-01

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
11:51, 2019-07-08

Hong Kong protesters march again, reaching out to Chinese visitors Tens of thousands of protesters marched through one of Hong Kong's most touristy areas on Sunday, trying to gain support from mainland Chinese visitors for the city's opposition to an extradition bill which has caused political turmoil....
16:17, 2019-07-07

U.S. begins collecting higher tariffs on Chinese goods arriving by sea The United States began collecting higher, 25% tariffs on many Chinese goods arriving in U.S. seaports on Saturday morning in an intensification of the trade war between the world's two largest economies and drawing retaliation from Beijing....
06:34, 2019-06-01

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that China had demanded the city’s usually complaisant Legislative Council to pass. The agreement would put every Hong Konger who got on the wrong side of th...
18:51, 2019-07-06

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese visitors to explain grievances Thousands of protesters are expected to take to the streets in the heart of Hong Kong’s tourism district on Sunday to explain to mainland Chinese visitors their opposition to an extradition bill that has plunged the city into political turmoil....
08:17, 2019-07-07

U.S. to seek death penalty for murder of Chinese grad student U.S. prosecutors were expected on Monday to argue that an Illinois man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed....
12:34, 2019-07-08

US Will Impose 10% Tariff On Chinese Goods Worth $300 Billion, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, as talks aimed at easing tensions between the world's......
00:34, 2019-08-02

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
07:34, 2019-05-24

Oil slumps 7% as Trump announces additional tariffs on Chinese imports Oil prices plummeted more than 7% on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark posting its worst day in more than four years, after President Donald Trump said he would impose additional tariffs Chinese imports starting Sept. 1....
22:51, 2019-08-01

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumors alleging Chinese involvement in post-election unrest that has raised fears of ethnic violence....
18:34, 2019-05-24

West Ham sells Arnautovic to Chinese champion Shanghai SIPG West Ham has announced the sale of Marko Arnautovic to Chinese champion Shanghai SIPG in a terse, two-line statement       ...
17:51, 2019-07-08

Total takes on Toshiba's U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out Total will take over Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companies said on Saturday, weeks after attempts to sell it to a Chinese buyer fell through....
09:51, 2019-06-01

Chinese Billionaire Indicted in $1.8 Billion Tariff Fraud Scheme Prosecutors say a company, China Zhongwang Holdings Limited, designed a plan to avoid paying aluminum tariffs and defraud investors. Liu Zhongtian, its former chairman, was also charged....
22:34, 2019-07-31

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as......
21:00, 2019-07-02

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scrutiny of the remote Xinjiang region, the Guardian c...
19:34, 2019-07-02

Zelda Fans Protest, Smash PS4 Over Very Similar Chinese Game Open-world game Genshin Impact has been described as an anime Breath of the Wild. Some Zelda fans in China are not happy about it. At all....
16:17, 2019-08-05

What Chinese state media are saying about the falling yuan and escalating trade war China's state newspaper on Tuesday slams the U.S. for "deliberately destroying international order," one day after Washington branded Beijing a currency manipulator....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Tiananmen massacre a 'vaccination' against turmoil: Chinese state media A Chinese state-run newspaper has described the massacre that ended mass pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 as a "vaccination" that protected the country from future "political turmoil."...
18:17, 2019-06-03

Chinese firm in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group One of the winners of a potential $3.36 billion deal for a stake in Universal Music Group is Vincent Bollore, who controls the French conglomerate that owns the music giant. On Tuesday, it was reported that Chinese investment firm Tencent Holdings is in talks to buy a 10 percent stake in Universal —...
08:51, 2019-08-07

Chinese Yuan, Hong Kong's Hang Seng: What the Two Have in Common China's currency is in the news -- "It's falling!" -- but as it's often the case, it's the kind of move that was in the cards long ago. Watch as our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor explains more, and also see how the yuan is not the only market that's been destined to fall....
00:34, 2019-08-08

Chinese cyberhackers 'blurring line between state power and crime' Cybersecurity firm FireEye says ‘aggressive’ APT41 group working for Beijing is also hacking video games to make money A group of state-sponsored hackers in China ran activities for personal gain at the same time as undertaking spying operations for the Chinese government in 14 different countries, ...
07:34, 2019-08-08

Libyan fighters seize U.S. and Chinese missiles from Haftar's forces Forces allied to Libya's internationally recognized government based in Tripoli captured sophisticated U.S. and Chinese rockets as well as drones when they seized a town from eastern forces last week, officials said on Saturday....
00:34, 2019-06-30

US to reportedly blacklist Chinese surveillance camera giant Hikvision The reported ban on Hikvision comes at a time when US is restricting technology exports to several leading Chinese technology companies, including Huawei....
03:34, 2019-05-23

US housing market strong despite decline in Chinese demand, says Redfin CEO Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss the decline in Chinese homebuyers in the U.S. and broader trends in the real estate market....
23:51, 2019-07-02

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister's threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister's renewed threat to use force to assert China's claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to "expand its hegemony."...
09:51, 2019-06-03

Trump Threatens New Chinese Tariffs, Rattling Investors Across Markets President Trump moved to extend tariffs to essentially all Chinese imports, escalating a trade conflict that is now poised to hit U.S. consumers in the pocketbook....
05:00, 2019-08-02

Chinese state media denies reports about detention of Uighurs Beijing has faced increasing criticism for its treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority ethnic group living in Xinjiang, a far western region of ChinaA Chinese state media outlet has called overseas reports on China’s mass detainment of Uighur Muslims in internment camps “fake news” and published in-...
09:00, 2019-07-05

Man hand-feeds rat Chinese takeout on packed subway train Pizza Rat has some culinary competition. A man was spotted on a packed 2 train Wednesday hand-feeding a rodent during rush hour. That’s right, rat foodies have moved beyond the platform and into the subway. “I was coming home from work around 7 p.m., and was shocked to see a man with a r...
22:51, 2019-05-23

No more 'Beijing bikini': Chinese city calls topless men 'uncivilized' Each summer, as Chinese cities swelter under the baking heat, middle-aged men across the country roll their T-shirts up above their bellies to cool down....
14:01, 2019-07-04

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with American firms....
20:17, 2019-05-23

Rogue Chinese factories damaging ozone with use of illegal gases In May 2018, a startling study revealed that there was an "unexpected and persistent increase" of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the atmosphere. At the time, scientists could not pinpoint the exact location of the ozone-depleting gas, but subsequent media reports suggested that the clues lead to a ru...
19:34, 2019-05-23

Chinese Auditors Are on the Hook After Clients Are Caught Cooking the Books An accounting scandal has disrupted dozens of initial public offerings and other fundraising plans in China, intensifying investor concerns about the amount of trust they can place in audited financial results in the country....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Pentagon Says Chinese Missile Launch In South China Sea "Disturbing" The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the disputed South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the disputed waterway....
09:51, 2019-07-03

Family told slain Chinese scholar’s body may be in landfill The family of a visiting Chinese scholar whose body was never recovered after a former University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped and killed her has been told the woman’s remains may be in a landfill in central Illinois....
04:34, 2019-08-03

Chinese Lion Kings: Winged Lions, Foo Dogs and Gaimei The King of the Beasts triumphs in Chinese mythology, albeit in many shapes and forms. Chinese artists combined different creatures’ attributes to create a composite beast, which they called pixiu (pi-hsieh).  The term is commonly used to refer to any animal amalgam (and there are many in Chinese my...
20:17, 2019-06-01

Chinese officials reportedly installed spyware on tourist phones Travelers attempting to cross into China's Xinjiang region from neighboring Kyrgyzstan have reportedly had spyware installed on their smartphones by border agents according to a recent investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung.Reports from the region say tha...
19:51, 2019-07-03

US intel agencies encourage universities to monitor Chinese students U.S. intelligence agencies have advised American universities to monitor certain Chinese students and visiting scholars amid concerns of China’s threat to the U.S....
17:34, 2019-06-29

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters target Chinese emblem A blackened national Chinese emblem has become Hong Kong residents’ latest expression of protest against mainland authorities after tens of thousands of people took part in the city’s latest pro-democracy march...
16:51, 2019-07-21

Li Peng, hardline Chinese leader in Tiananmen crackdown, dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, has died, state media reported on Tuesday....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Chinese Esports Group Backed by Tencent Raises $775 Million in U.S. IPO Chinese video-streaming service DouYu raised $775 million in its IPO, capitalizing on the growing popularity of watching others play games on the internet....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Anchors From Fox and Chinese State TV to Hold Live Debate on Trade Experts say the debate between Trish Regan and Liu Xin will help a Communist Party-controlled television network raise its profile in America, where it has struggled to gain a foothold....
15:17, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Canadian LNG plant signs Chinese supply contract A small-scale Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant has signed the country's first binding supply agreement with China, ahead of much larger deals expected to be finalised with operators of bigger new terminals....
11:51, 2019-07-17

City manager Guardiola dismisses Chinese media criticism "Pep Guardiola made an impassioned defence of Manchester City and his players after criticism in China\u0027s state media over his club\u0027s \"arrogance\" during their stopover in Nanjing and Shanghai for last week\u0027s Premier League Asia Trophy."...
20:17, 2019-07-23

Li Peng: former Chinese premier known as 'Butcher of Beijing' dies aged 90 Politician known abroad for his role in crushing 1989 Tiananmen Square protestsThe former Chinese premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the “Butcher of Beijing” for his role in the crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests, has died, according to state medi...
20:34, 2019-07-23

Chinese Diplomat Deletes Tweets After 'Fight' With Obama-Era Official As Beijing faced international criticism for its continued crackdown on Uighurs and other minorities in the Xinjiang region over recent days, a Chinese diplomat based in Pakistan responded by......
18:51, 2019-07-16

Move Over Trump: Chinese Diplomats Take To Twitter In Propaganda Fight Tweets from Chinese diplomats abroad, including seasoned ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai, have opened a fresh front in Beijing's increasingly assertive approach to diplomacy and propaganda......
18:51, 2019-07-16

Oil slides 1.1% on mixed Chinese economic data, storm impact Oil prices fell on Monday on mixed Chinese economic data and signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Oil prices down on dwindling storm impact, Chinese economic data Oil prices sank about 1% on Monday on signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived, while Chinese economic data dimmed the crude demand outlook....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Will Always Stand By Pakistan's "Core Interests": Chinese Vice President China will always stand by Pakistan's "core interests" no matter how the international landscape changes, visiting Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan has said as he cited the USD 60 billion CPEC as......
19:34, 2019-05-27

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move from China against the iPhone maker....
08:00, 2019-05-27

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple- Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move from China against the iPhone maker....
04:00, 2019-05-27

TikTok owner ByteDance is a $75 billion Chinese tech giant — here's what you need to know about it ByteDance owns viral social media apps like TikTok and news aggregators like Toutiao in China. It's now looking to expand its reach into new areas like smartphones....
02:00, 2019-05-30

Li Peng, Ex-Chinese Premier and Tiananmen Hard-Liner, Dies at 90 Li Peng, the former Chinese premier and political hard-liner who backed using China’s military to violently quell the Tiananmen Square democracy demonstrations in 1989, has died....
14:17, 2019-07-23

'Forgotten by society' – how Chinese migrants built the transcontinental railroad In a new exhibition, the overlooked contribution of Chinese workers is being brought to the light for the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completionWhen one thinks of the transcontinental railroad, rarely do Chinese migrants come to mind. But in a new exhibition at the National Museum of America...
08:51, 2019-07-18

Philips sales spurred by rising Chinese healthcare spending Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter, putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday....
12:34, 2019-07-22

Cambodia probes Chinese firm over illegal waste imports Cambodia is investigating a locally based Chinese firm for illegally importing around 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste from the United States and Canada, the Southeast Asian country's customs chief told Reuters on Friday....
13:00, 2019-07-19

Novartis's older MS drug Gilenya wins Chinese approval Novartis's Gilenya multiple sclerosis drug has won approval in China, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, as the company expands further into the world's most-populous country's growing healthcare sector....
12:51, 2019-07-19

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
10:51, 2019-07-19

Xinjiang's Uyghurs didn't choose to be Muslim, new Chinese report says China has delved back centuries in an attempt to justify its alleged mass detention of up to two million Uyghurs and other minorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang....
16:01, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Fox host, Chinese state TV anchor face off over trade war A Chinese state TV anchor and a host from Fox Business, whose sparring over the U.S.-China trade war has been avidly followed on Chinese social media, brought their duel to the American cable network for what turned out to be a respectful encounter....
10:17, 2019-05-30

Manchester City accused of being ‘disrespectful’ by Chinese state media • Xinhua news agency says tour was ‘commercial obligation’• City played matches in Shanghai and NanjingManchester City have been accused of being “disrespectful” and “arrogant” by China’s state-run press agency after their appearance at the Asia Trophy last week.Pep Guardiola’s side lost on penaltie...
16:34, 2019-07-22

With federal ban looming, Chinese security cameras still in use at US military bases Chinese-made surveillance cameras are still operating at U.S. military bases and facilities across the country with only a few weeks to go until the devices are to be federally banned....
23:00, 2019-07-18

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
05:17, 2019-05-30

Stock markets dip after Trump threatens more tariffs on Chinese goods The Chinese government warned tariff hikes would “create a new obstacle” in talks on ending their bruising fight over Beijing’s technology ambitions....
14:51, 2019-07-18

Google officially ends its Chinese search engine project It’s official. Google has ended its quest to re-enter China with a modified search engine. The company‘s VP of public policy, Karan Bhatia, told the US Senate earlier this week that it has abandoned Project Dragonfly.  The search giant has “no current plans” to go to China, he added. Google’s Bhatia...
13:01, 2019-07-18

United States sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
09:51, 2019-07-23

Japan scrambles fighters to intercept Russian and Chinese planes Japan's military scrambled fighter aircraft to intercept Russian and Chinese planes, it said on Tuesday, including an observation jet at which South Korean forces fired warning shots after it entered airspace over an island claimed by both Seoul and Tokyo....
12:51, 2019-07-23

Chinese data supports stocks as U.S. earnings season picks up A gauge of global stocks advanced on Monday as economic data from China came in as expected, although stocks on Wall Street were little changed as financials showed some weakness in the wake of Citigroup's earnings report....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Encouraging Chinese data pulls Asian shares higher Asian shares advanced on Monday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after encouraging Chinese data suggested the world's second-biggest economy may be starting to stabilize thanks to ramped-up stimulus from Beijing....
11:00, 2019-07-15

FOREX-Australian dollar strengthens on encouraging Chinese data The Australian dollar strengthened on stronger-than-expected economic data from China, which some analysts saw as signalling that moves aimed at reviving spending in the world's second biggest economy are having some success....
08:17, 2019-07-15

Chinese startup Xiaohongshu's app pulled from China Android stores Chinese startup Xiaohongshu, which allows users to post product reviews and share shopping experiences, said on Thursday it will conduct a self-examination and correct its content after its app was removed from Android stores in China this week....
07:34, 2019-08-01

Germany Investigates Chinese Reporters It Says Were Snooping Around NATO Base Germany’s military is investigating what information three Chinese reporters collected while Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a NATO unit, signaling heightened mistrust of the state-run Xinhua news agency. The Xinhua reporters raised suspicion by filming military equipment and interviewing sol...
22:51, 2019-05-25

Chinese Billionaire Indicted In US In $1.8 Billion Tariff Fraud Scheme A Chinese billionaire has been indicted by a grand jury on charges he schemed with the aluminum company he founded to evade $1.8 billion of tariffs by smuggling huge amounts of the metal into the......
09:17, 2019-08-01

Chinese air pollution dimmed sunlight enough to impact solar panels Enlarge (credit: Han Jun Zeng / Flickr) Coal is seen by many as an enemy of renewable energy and the first fossil fuel in line for elimination as things like solar and wind generation have gotten cheaper. But counterattacks from coal can go even further than lobbying against pro-renewable policies...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Chinese Billionaire Arrested For Allegedly Molesting 9-Year-Old: Report A billionaire Chinese property tycoon was formally arrested for suspected child molestation Wednesday, state media said, in a case that has sparked anger over attempts to censor the incident....
22:34, 2019-07-10

Chinese EV start-up Human Horizons unveils radical SUV concept Human Horizons HiPhi 1 Bold new firm tabs ex-Jaguar Land Rover special projects boss to head development of new SUV, due in 2021 Chinese start-up Human Horizons, whose technical team is led by the former boss of Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations division, has unveiled a radical HiPhi...
10:00, 2019-08-01

U.S. Indicts Chinese Billionaire on Charges of Evading $1.8 Billion in Tariffs A Chinese metals tycoon has been indicted in the U.S. over allegations that he avoided paying $1.8 billion in tariffs on aluminum imports, Agence France-Presse reported Thursday. Liu Zhongtian is accused of disguising aluminum as other products to smuggle the material into the U.S. from 2008 onwards...
11:00, 2019-08-01

Chinese state agency to launch rocket for commercial use in August A Chinese government space agency is expected to launch its first rocket meant for commercial use in August, putting pressure on other domestic rocket firms to develop their own launch vehicles ahead of an expected commercial satellite boom....
11:34, 2019-08-01

Electric scooters are set to be the future of urban mobility, Chinese tech CEO says Yan Li, CEO of Niu Technologies, says urban congestion makes cars a poor mode of transportation in cities and that electric scooters are a better alternative....
09:51, 2019-07-10

U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
02:17, 2019-07-10

U.S., Chinese negotiators resume trade talks on Tuesday: official U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and Minister Zhong Shan on Tuesday to continue negotiations to resolve outstanding trade issues, a U.S. official said....
00:00, 2019-07-10

U.S. confirms small soybean sale to private Chinese buyer The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday confirmed a private Chinese company bought 68,000 tonnes of soybeans in the week ended July 25, the first soybean purchase since Beijing offered to exempt five crushers from import tariffs imposed more than a year ago as part of a U.S.-China trade dispu...
19:17, 2019-08-01

Chinese Warship Collided With Taiwanese Freighter, Coast Guard Says (Bloomberg) — A Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese freighter Wednesday evening, damaging the bulk carrier, Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration said. The collision occurred around 20 nautical southeast of Taiwan-controlled Kinmen island off China’s southeast coast, according ...
19:51, 2019-08-01

Chinese police crack down on bitcoin miners over $3m of stolen electricity Police in eastern city of Zhenjiang confiscate almost 4,000 of bitcoin mining devicesPolice in eastern China have cracked down on a ring of illicit bitcoin miners who stole nearly $3m (£2.4m) worth of electricity to generate the digital currency, prompting a local power company to tip off investigat...
18:17, 2019-07-12

Chinese Metal Tycoon Charged For $1.8 Billion Tariff Scam In US The Chinese billionaire founder of metals giant Zhongwang has been indicted in the United States for his alleged role in an elaborate scheme to avoid paying $1.8 billion in tariffs on aluminum shipped......
03:34, 2019-08-01

Chinese e-commerce app Xiaohongshu unavailable for download on Android: Report Xiaohongshu, whose monthly active userbase exceeds 85 million globally, might be removed for falsifying users' sharing notes to boost product sales, according to Chinese state media....
02:34, 2019-08-01

Asian shares pull ahead after encouraging Chinese data Asian shares advanced on Monday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after encouraging Chinese data suggested the world's second-biggest economy may be starting to stabilize thanks to ramped-up stimulus from Beijing....
05:51, 2019-07-15

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
09:00, 2019-05-26

Chinese factory activity contracted again in July, official data indicates China's official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for July came in at 49.7, according to data from the Chinese statistics bureau....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Chinese Billionaire Indicted in U.S. in Alleged Tariff-Evasion Scheme A powerful Chinese billionaire has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he evaded nearly $2 billion in tariffs as part of a conspiracy to smuggle massive quantities of aluminum into the U.S....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Cuba takes first step in railways upgrade with Chinese, Russian help Cuba's first new train passenger cars in more than four decades set off on their maiden journey across the island on Saturday in what the government hopes will prove a total revamp of its decrepit railway system with help from allies Russia and China....
05:17, 2019-07-14

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passenger. Where are you from? the passenger pressed....
09:00, 2019-05-26

Hutong brings good, fancy Chinese food back to NYC Praise the chili prawns and pass the whole red peppercorns. Midtown Manhattan finally has a wonderful high-end Chinese restaurant — as rare these days as the thousand-year egg. Big and beautiful Hutong, from Hong Kong-based Aqua Restaurant Group, transforms former power hub Le Cirque into a luxuriou...
20:17, 2019-07-31

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang 'Smashed Blood Sample': Reports World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have appealed the findings of the FINA doping panel's report, dated January 3, that decided Sun Yang did not commit a doping violation....
20:34, 2019-07-13

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first successful orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese firm....
20:17, 2019-07-31

U.S., Chinese officials show signs of trade progress in Shanghai New trade talks between the United States and China ended Wednesday with small signs of progress that could indicate potential to end the long-running trade conflict....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Chinese Boy Accidentally Finds 66-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Eggs A 10-year-old boy in China who was out playing near a lake accidently unearthed a fossilized egg that led to the discovery of a very rare dinosaur nest that is 66 million years old. ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

| Chinese divers plunder 10-metre synchro world title China's teenage diving sensation Lian Junjie helped retain the mixed 10-metre synchro world crown by partnering Si Yajie to a crushing victory in Saturday's final in Gwangju....
12:00, 2019-07-13

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Chinese Military Gets Hong Kong Harbour Dock, Despite Tensions The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land on Saturday, even as the city is rocked by anti-Beijing protests just days before the anniversary of its......
09:34, 2019-06-29

US delays tariffs on some Chinese-made electronics until December 15th The Trump administration announced a tariff earlier this month on an additional $300 billion of Chinese imports that was to take effect from September 1st, but the 10 percent levy will only kick in then for about half of the goods. The tariff on othe......
20:17, 2019-08-13

Chinese paramilitary forces are gathered near Hong Kong border China has deployed large numbers of paramilitary personnel close to the border with Hong Kong, in what observers say is intended to send a message to protesters in the Asian financial hub....
18:34, 2019-08-16

State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week. State broadcaster CCTV said in its evening news program on Monday that Xi will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a visit Thursday and Friday. The trip would be the first by a ...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China....
01:34, 2019-06-17

Openings expected next week in Chinese scholar slaying trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A judge at the trial of a former University of Illinois student charged with killing a visiting Chinese scholar says lawyers should be ready to deliver opening statements by the middle of next week. Thursday is the fourth day of jury selection at Brendt Christensen’s trial ...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Chinese state media urges retribution after UBS economist's 'insult' Those who insult Chinese people should pay the price in order to deter would-be offenders from following suit, Chinese state media said in a sharply worded commentary, after remarks by a UBS economist about pigs sparked an outcry in China....
12:17, 2019-06-15

Higher Chinese tariffs just made your home renovation much more expensive The latest increase in Chinese tariffs is hitting home remodelers where they live, and they are passing those higher costs on to clients remodeling their homes. From tile to countertops, laminates to lighting, all the fancy finishings....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Used as a natural Viagra in Chinese medicine, seahorse numbers are declining In a row of shops in Sheung Wan, on the western side of Hong Kong Island, the seahorses are stored in plastic boxes and glass jars, their elongated, S-shaped bodies stacked like spoons....
08:00, 2019-06-07

Stock futures drop on Broadcom warning, Chinese gloom U.S. stock index futures dropped on Friday, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Trump's trade war crystallized in slashed sales forecasts from chipmaker Broadcom, and signs of the worst slowdown in Chinese industry in 17 years....
14:51, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
05:34, 2019-08-19

Chinese Firm Suspends Venezuelan Oil Loading Over US Sanction Fears China National Petroleum Corp, a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil, has halted August loadings following the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter, two Beijing-based senior sources......
14:34, 2019-08-19

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: industry A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
14:17, 2019-06-07

U.S. Government Denies Tesla and Uber Chinese Tariff Exemptions The U.S. is doubling down on its refusal to exempt Tesla’s and Uber’s request to dodge a 25 percent tariff on key parts for its electric cars and entire e-scooters because they are coming from China....
02:17, 2019-06-14

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei accuses Trump of bullying Huawei on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of “bullying,” even as the White House gave it a reprieve on US trade restrictions against the Chinese smartphone maker. Huawei executive Abraham Liu on Tuesday urged European lawmakers not to follow the lead of the White House, which on Monday had ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

Durterte calls for calm over Chinese sinking of fishing boat MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has called for calm amid an outcry after a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat, which sank and put 22 fishermen in danger in the disputed South China Sea. President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday the June 9 incident at Reed Bank was a “...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Lawyer: Chinese woman in Mar-a-Lago case is mentally sound WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for the Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort say she is mentally competent and should not be blocked from serving as her own lawyer. Assistant federal public defender Kristy Militello wrote in court docu...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Chinese Importers Apply For Waivers On Import Tariffs On US Goods Chinese importers are preparing applications for waivers on import tariffs levied on more than 700 U.S. goods in the Sino-U.S trade war, after the finance ministry said it would start taking......
17:51, 2019-06-05

RPT-Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
05:51, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision -NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade frictions between the world's two top economies....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Pentagon says US can defend against Russian and Chinese missile threats — if it's willing to invest The Pentagon's chief of research and engineering says the military is capable of defending against missile attacks from China and Russia — should the country choose to invest in the necessary systems....
00:34, 2019-08-14

U.S. must have access to U.S.-listed Chinese firms' audit documents, lawmakers say A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to force Chinese companies listed on American stock exchanges to submit to regulatory oversight, including providing access to audits or face delisting....
08:51, 2019-06-06

Chinese Cartoonist Slams Twitter For Refusing Tiananmen Emoji Chinese artist Badiucao, whose anonymous political satire infuriated Beijing and earned him comparisons to Banksy, on Thursday announced a protest campaign against Twitter over what he says is its......
12:34, 2019-06-06

Vatican Encourages Chinese Catholic Priests to Register With Beijing The Vatican encouraged Catholic bishops and priests in China to register with state authorities, a sign of the pope’s bigger push for rapprochement with Beijing even at a cost to the church’s independence....
19:51, 2019-06-28

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
03:01, 2019-05-22

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit consumer confidence....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Chinese paramilitary members are gathered near Hong Kong border As protests continue to sweep through Hong Kong, large numbers of China's paramilitary force are just miles away from Hong Kong's border with mainland China, according to a CNN team on the ground in Shenzhen....
03:00, 2019-08-15

US STOCKS-Futures drop on Broadcom warning, Chinese gloom U.S. stock index futures dropped on Friday, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Trump's trade war crystalised in slashed sales forecasts from chipmaker Broadcom, and signs of the worst slowdown in Chinese industry in 17 years....
15:34, 2019-06-14

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans...
16:00, 2019-08-19

UPDATE 3-U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters a...
00:51, 2019-06-14

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
17:51, 2019-05-21

YouTube disables channels over 'Chinese disinformation' on Hong Kong YouTube has disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after similar campaigns on Twitter and Facebook were dismantled....
16:17, 2019-08-23

Skoda Auto's May deliveries drop 6.6% on weaker Chinese market Global deliveries for Skoda Auto, part of the Volkswagen group, dropped by 6.6% to 104,900 vehicles in May, pulled down by a weaker overall market in China, its biggest sales destination, the company said on Wednesday....
11:34, 2019-06-12

Chinese woman accused of sneaking into Mar-a-Lago to serve as own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after strenuously trying to talk her out of it as she struggled with legal concepts and spoken English. U.S. Dist...
11:17, 2019-06-12

| Chinese paper attacks Twitter and Facebook for shutting accounts Twitter and Facebook’s move to close accounts that the companies said were backed by China and attempting to manipulate news about the protests in Hong Kong drew swift backlash from Chinese state media and internet users....
23:51, 2019-08-23

Vietnam to crackdown on Chinese goods relabelled to beat U.S. tariffs Vietnam has said it will crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabelled "Made in Vietnam" by exporters seeking to avoid U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports. Vietnamese customs have found scores of such cases amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute, the department sa...
08:17, 2019-06-10

Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Chinese Cash Is Suddenly Toxic in Silicon Valley, Following U.S. Pressure As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in the U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain the U.S. government is going too far....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Chinese exports rise, imports fall as US tariffs overshadow Chinese exports to the US unexpectedly rose in May, despite US tariffs. Imports dropped sharply as economists look to a weak year for the Asian giant's economy....
17:51, 2019-06-10

Apple is well-equipped to deal with any possible Chinese iPhone production restrictions Huawei is the most obvious victim of trade tensions between the US and China that are showing little signs of de-escalation, but directly or indirectly, Apple's lucrative smartphone business could also be negatively impacted by this whole unstable and unpredictable political kerfuffle.While CEO Tim ...
14:51, 2019-06-11

Trump Adds 5% Tariff On Chinese Goods In Latest Tit-For-Tat Escalation President Donald Trump on Friday demanded that U.S. companies stop doing business with China and announced he would raise the rate of tariffs on Beijing, capping one of the most extraordinary days in......
05:51, 2019-08-24

When new, higher tariffs are scheduled to start on Chinese imports and what may cost more President Trump announced new tariffs on Chinese imports Friday after Beijing said it'd retaliate against Trump's latest duties with its own tariffs       ...
06:51, 2019-08-24

Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods in latest tit-for-tat escalation U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted Chinese goods in the latest tit-for-tat trade war escalation by the world's two largest economies....
07:51, 2019-08-24

The Wandering Earth review: Epic Chinese sci-fi film heralds a new era The Wandering Earth, an adaptation of Cixin Liu's story of humans struggling to move Earth to a new home, is coming to Netflix. Our review: Despite a few science bloopers, it's cinematic gold...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Signs of ritual pot smoking found in ancient Chinese graves WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western China. The evidence comes from 10 wooden bowls found in a complex of lofty tombs situated among the Pamir Mountains. Using new techniques for chemical a...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Chinese pop stars back Beijing over Hong Kong protests Patriotic posts have been uploaded from some of the music industry's biggest stars in the region. They are seen as a show of support for China against the demonstrators in Hong Kong....
20:34, 2019-08-19

Over 900 Chinese Twitter, Facebook accounts disabled over ‘deceptive tactics’ Both of the social media platforms are currently blocked in China, but many of the accounts were able to receive access due to the use of VPNs, according to Twitter's statement....
13:17, 2019-08-20

Uber loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made e-bike The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
19:34, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking to safeguard their identities from potential retaliation by authorities employing mass data collection and sophisticated facial recognition technology....
18:17, 2019-06-13

In Just 24 Hours, Skyscraper Seized From Chinese Billionaire Sold Online A Beijing skyscraper confiscated from a fugitive Chinese billionaire was sold in an online auction Tuesday for 5.18 billion yuan (US$734 million), the latest twist in a salacious saga dating back to......
15:51, 2019-08-20

Islamic State could re-emerge in Syria, Chinese envoy warns A senior Chinese official said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State militants re-emerging in Syria and called for progress in the political process between the Damascus government and the opposition to end the war....
00:17, 2019-08-21

Cas to hear Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's doping case in public Only second case in Cas history to be held in public Sun faces allegations of wrongdoing during drug testA case in which China’s multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure.The World Anti-Doping Age...
12:00, 2019-08-21

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extradition bill....
16:17, 2019-06-13

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: telcos A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
16:34, 2019-06-07

Chinese woman accused of Mar-a-Lago trespass angers judge FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Chinese woman accused of trespassing at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents is frustrating the federal judge hearing her case as she ignores his questions and leaves him bewildered with her answers. The woman, 33-year-old Yujing Zhang...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
00:17, 2019-06-13

Apple may use Chinese OLED screens to cut costs of 2020 iPhones The first 5G iPhones could offset higher modem prices by using less expensive Chinese screens, if a key vendor receives Apple screen certification.Read More...
14:51, 2019-08-22

Huawei claims Chinese spy law doesn’t apply to tech giant Chinese telecommunications companies are not subject to a controversial law mandating companies provide “assistance” to the communist regime’s spy agencies, a top Huawei executive said Monday....
02:00, 2019-06-11

Global Investors Get Burned on Their Favorite Chinese Surveillance Stock Would-be buyers of innovative Chinese technology companies have been too complacent about the risk of getting trapped between Beijing and Washington....
18:34, 2019-05-22

As Chinese mountains get hotter, hunt for 'cure-all' fungus gets harder For Ma Junxiao, an ethnic Hui Muslim farmer from remote western China, the daily climb up sheer mountain slopes to look for a tiny fungus is vital to his family's subsistence....
04:00, 2019-06-28

‘I’ve Been Told Lies.’ Young Chinese Recall When They First Learned of Tiananmen For 30 years, China’s Communist Party has worked hard to erase the memory of the massacre on June 4, 1989. Much of the world is aware that hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people died as tanks and troops rolled through Tiananmen Square in the heart of the capital Beijing, ending the student-led...
19:00, 2019-06-04

Apple asks to be left off list of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods Apple asked the Trump administration not to include its products in a list of proposed tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese-made goods Thursday, warning the tech company could lose its global competitive edge....
01:00, 2019-06-21

Jury selection begins at trial of Chinese scholar's slaying A federal judge began vetting would-be jurors Monday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois physics student charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting Chinese scholar....
05:17, 2019-06-04

US denies GM request for tariff relief for Chinese-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors request for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
02:17, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-U.S.'s Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang this weekend at a gathering of G20 finance leaders in Japan, marking the first face-to-face discussion between key U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators in nearly a month. A Treasury spokesman confi...
05:34, 2019-06-05

Jury expected next week in Chinese scholar's slaying trial A federal judge overseeing the death-penalty trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar says a jury should be in place by early next week....
21:51, 2019-06-04

Video: Cop uses Chinese food to convince suicidal man to drop knife A Chinese food craving is a powerful thing — just ask Officer Jason Inacio of the Newark Police Department. He was able to use a simple offer of Chinese takeout to help coax a man out of his apartment bedroom, where he was reportedly threatening to cut his own throat with a knife on Saturday.....
06:34, 2019-08-13

Chinese markets tumble; investors await Trump-Xi meeting Stocks in Asia slipped on Tuesday, while investors looked toward a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping set to happen later in the week....
20:00, 2019-06-27

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economies could be further inflamed....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Chinese Man Allegedly Pushed Pak Worker Into Furnace In Anger, Arrested A Chinese national was arrested in Pakistan on Wednesday for allegedly pushing a Pakistani worker into a burning furnace in Punjab province for failing to comprehend his instructions, triggering......
18:34, 2019-05-22

U.S. denies GM request for tariff relief for Chinese-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
01:17, 2019-06-05

Prosecution rests case in Chinese scholar’s slaying trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have rested their case in the trial of a former University of Illinois student who could get the death penalty if convicted of killing a scholar from China. Brendt Christensen’s lawyers called his ex-wife as a witness Friday. Michelle Zortman told jurors...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles too expensive there. Worldwide net sales declined ...
01:17, 2019-06-05

U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns The move to place five additional Chinese actors on the “entity list” heightens tensions just as American and Chinese officials try to get trade talks back on track...
20:34, 2019-06-21

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still African countries stand to benefit if they can mitigate the risks....
16:51, 2019-06-21

Reached Consensus With India To Break Up And Down Circle: Chinese Envoy China and India have made a lot of progress in building trade ties in the last 14 years but there is still scope for improvement, outgoing Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui said....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
02:00, 2019-06-28

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas. Several Chinese graduate students and academics told Bloomberg News in recent...
07:01, 2019-06-04

Markets find a floor as Chinese data soothe nerves Stock markets enjoyed a tentative recovery on Thursday after better-than-expected Chinese export data, while a steadying of the yuan restored some calm to global markets following a stormy few days that sent investors scrambling for safety....
15:51, 2019-08-08

Former Chinese Interpol chief 'admits his crimes' of accepting $2m bribes Interpol's former president Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in 2018, has admitted to corruption charges in a court in Tianjin, Chinese state media reported Thursday....
17:17, 2019-06-20

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pyongyang on Thursday on a historic visit to burnish an uneasy alliance, with the two men each facing challenges of their own......
15:17, 2019-06-20

Woman who told of Chinese internment camps headed to Sweden The lawyer for a Chinese woman who attracted international attention after she fled to Kazakhstan and spoke publicly about working in Chinese internment camps says his client has left for Sweden, where she expects to get political asylum....
02:34, 2019-06-04

How Pavarotti helped this Chinese opera singer find his groove Hao Jiang Tian saw his first opera in 1983. It was the day he arrived from China with four words of English (hello, OK, bye, yes) and $35 in his pocket. An aspiring singer, he spent $8 of it on a standing-room ticket at the Met, where Luciano Pavarotti was performing. “It knocked me out!”......
06:34, 2019-06-21

Why do we Chinese love coming to America? Shhh! It's the shopping. Many Chinese such as me build visits to the U.S. around shopping excursions. They're seeking low prices and reliable products.       ...
14:17, 2019-08-13

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and......
11:51, 2019-06-22

Japan police arrest 7 Chinese in mass drug smuggling Japanese authorities have arrested seven Chinese men on suspicion of smuggling what was believed to be a record amount of stimulants by ship-to-ship transfers....
11:51, 2019-06-05

Trade-heavy Wash. state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Former Interpol chief admits guilt in Chinese court hearing Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei admitted his guilt during a court hearing on Thursday after Chinese prosecutors accused him of taking 14.5 million yuan ($2.11 million) in bribes, state media said....
09:51, 2019-06-20

Markets rally after US delays tariffs on Chinese electronics and other imports Tariffs on cellphones and laptops delayed till DecemberUS-China trade talks to resume again in two weeks’ timeThe US said on Tuesday it will delay tariffs on Chinese-made cellphones, laptops and other items and remove other Chinese imports from its target list altogether, in a move that triggered a ...
17:51, 2019-08-13

Trump delays new tariffs on Chinese phones, toys until mid-December The Trump administration will delay new tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December after widespread complaints from businesses and exempt other items because of health, safety, and national security concerns....
18:17, 2019-08-13

Chinese Auto Makers Go Global as Sales Slow at Home Chinese auto makers are planting flags in India, Africa, Europe and other markets freshly abandoned by U.S. rivals, marking a potential power shift in the global auto industry....
01:34, 2019-08-12

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him for the first time since he disappeared nearly fo...
20:51, 2019-06-28

Interpol’s ex-president confesses to taking bribes in Chinese court BEIJING — Former Interpol President Meng Hongwei confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes and expressed regret for his crime, a Chinese court said Thursday. The No. 1 Intermediate Court in the northeastern port city of Tianjin said Meng read a statement containing the confession at a he...
14:01, 2019-06-20

As trade war rages, U.S. lawmakers seek new limits on Chinese scholars Some U.S. lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would make it harder for Chinese students and scholars to enter the United States, citing security concerns as a trade war rages between Washington and Beijing....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Xi tells Trump he hopes U.S. treats Chinese firms fairly Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday that he hopes the United States can treat Chinese companies fairly, China's Xinhua state news agency reported....
09:17, 2019-06-29

Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an expected global boom in satellite deployment....
14:17, 2019-08-10

Hardware Startups Struggle to Cope With Tariffs on Chinese Goods Venture-backed companies, including makers of educational robots, at-home health devices and electronic scooters, have seen significant cost increases as many rely heavily on Chinese manufacturers....
03:51, 2019-06-23

Duterte Plays Down Chinese Ramming of Philippine Fishing Boat The Philippine president warned against escalating tensions with China over the incident, declaring that “there was no confrontation” and adding, “Well, I’m sorry, but that’s how it is.”...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Expat Chinese Embrace Freedom---Marching Against Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong’s summer of political unrest is going global. In countries like the U.S., Canada, Australia and the U.K., the sometimes aggressive tactics of Chinese demonstrators rallying to support Beijing risk a backlash in the West and raises questions about Xi Jinping’s approach to projecting soft po...
01:17, 2019-08-23

Li Peng, Chinese Leader Derided for Role in Tiananmen Crackdown, Dies at 90 For decades, critics called for Mr. Li, who became known as the “butcher of Beijing,” to face trial or a public reckoning for his role in the 1989 bloodshed....
20:17, 2019-07-23

Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the potential acquisition of State Grid's stake in its renewables arm CPFL Renovaveis ....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Walmart Warns Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Increase Prices for Customers (NEW YORK) — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices. The comments came after the nation’s largest retailer reported its best sale performance at its established U.S. namesake stores for the fiscal first quarter in nine years. It marke...
15:17, 2019-05-21

UK consulate staffer detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese media reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Thursday....
22:17, 2019-08-22

Chinese Space Startup Completes Third Test Of Reusable Rocket In 5 Months Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an......
16:17, 2019-08-10

Cambodia denies deal to allow armed Chinese forces at its naval base China will be able to place armed forces at a Cambodian naval base under a secret agreement the two nations have reached, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, although Cambodian officials denied such a deal had been struck....
08:17, 2019-07-22

YouTube pressured to kick Chinese state media ads off platform over misinformation YouTube users are pressuring the video platform to take down advertisements for China Central Television (CCTV), a state media channel accused of spreading misinformation about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
07:17, 2019-08-22

Chinese Smartphone Maker Rewards Staff With Stock After Fortune 500 Ranking Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi doled out stock awards to its more than 20,000 employees to commemorate its first-time inclusion in the Fortune 500 list of the world’s largest companies by revenue....
15:17, 2019-07-23

Mack Horton refuses to share podium with Chinese winner – video Australian swimmer Mack Horton has protested against the world swimming 400m freestyle title which was won by China’s Sun Yang. Olympic champion Horton refused to shake hands with Sun or stand on the podium after being relegated to silver by the controversial Chinese star at the 2019 world aquatics ...
06:01, 2019-07-22

A growing number of Chinese consumers are switching from Apple's iPhone, paper says Huawei is winning over more and more Apple fans in China as the escalated trade tensions have stoked "nationalist sentiment," according to South China Morning Post....
19:01, 2019-05-23