Tonga gets five years’ grace on Chinese loan as Pacific nation joins Belt and...

Tonga has signed up to China's Belt and Road initiative and received a reprieve from Beijing on the timing of debt payments shortly before an onerous...

China says no country should try to obstruct its Pacific ‘friendship’

As Chinese president Xi Jinping prepares to meet in Port Moresby with eight Pacific island leaders, Beijing has warned no country should try to...

Singapore, China sign several agreements, including free trade agreement upgrade

China and Singapore have signed a slew of agreements, including the upgrade of a bilateral free trade pact, which will allow greater market access...

Strapped for cash, Pakistan looks to China and the Middle East for help

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan wrapped up a four-day visit to China on Monday without achieving his primary goal of securing Chinese financing. As the South Asian...

China’s ‘extraordinary’ ambitions: the futuristic city being built on reclaimed land

For more than a century people have been gathering to watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean at the historic Galle Face Green...

US trade war takes a bite out of Apple as supplier abandons China for...

The Chinese company that assembles Apple's AirPods is moving its production from China to Vietnam, as the US-China trade war escalates following US tariffs on...

Cambodians wary as Chinese investment transforms their country

Cambodia -- As boom-mounted cameras swept the horizon, a drone hovered above more than 50,000 party faithful who had begun streaming noisily through the...

‘No Cambodia left’: how Chinese money is changing Sihanoukville

Inside a lavishly decorated casino where chandeliers hang from the ceiling, cigarette smoke lingers in the air and platters of mango are served to...

China’s Brain, Malaysia’s Pain- Malaysia’s Mahathir should reconsider Alibaba’s city brain first

On May 9, Mahathir Mohamad led his Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition to an upset electoral victory, ending over 60 years of continuous parliamentary control by...

Malaysia finance minister suggests China connection to 1MDB

Malaysia’s new government has highlighted a possible China connection in the 1MDB scandal, linking the problems at the graft-tainted state investment fund to two...

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