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...

Chinese banished from building in APEC blow-up

Leaders from 21 Asia-Pacific nations failed Sunday to bridge gaping divisions at a summit overshadowed by a war of words over the US and...

China boots media from Pacific Island leaders meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Media who were invited to cover Chinese President Xi Jinping's meeting with Pacific leaders have been denied entry by Chinese officials. Key points Chinese authorities...

China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects

Papua New Guinea (AP) — As world leaders land in Papua New Guinea for a Pacific Rim summit, the welcome mat is especially big...

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...

Xi Jinping’s awkward relationship with Deng Xiaoping

For the first time in many years, Beijing's Tiananmen Square was covered with red and white Japanese flags. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had descended...

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...

Famed Chinese martial arts novelist Jin Yong dies, aged 94: Hong Kong media

Famed Chinese martial arts novelist Jin Yong has died at the age of 94, Hong Kong media reported on Tuesday (Oct 30). The novelist, whose...

Shinzo Abe Says Japan Is China’s ‘Partner,’ and No Longer Its Aid Donor

It has been eight years since China overtook Japan as the world’s second-largest economy. Yet the Japanese government continued to provide China with development...

Japan to end China aid, and proposes joint assistance for others

Japan plans to stop offering development aid to China after nearly 40 years, seeking instead to establish a framework for the two countries to cooperate as...

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