Asia seeks ways to cope with trade war’s hit to China demand

A recent trend of Asian companies shutting factories in China and shifting them home would help lower their dependence on China, economists said.

Deal for Naval Outpost in Cambodia Furthers China’s Quest for Military Network

“We have some concern that China is using the same playbook used in the South China Sea, creating facts on the ground until such time that it is too late for anyone to object.”

Foxconn to build $9 billion chip plant in China with local govt: Nikkei

Taiwan’s Foxconn (2317.TW), Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) iPhone assembler, is in the final stages of talks with the local government of the Chinese city of...

Japan to ban Huawei, ZTE from government contracts: sources

Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp to beef up its defenses against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks, sources told Reuters.

Malaysia, India, And IMF Could Spoil China’s CPEC And Malaysia Mega-projects

Malaysia, India, and IMF could spoil two of China’s mega-projects in the Indian Ocean -- the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the Forest City. Investors...

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 schedule to repay loans was due to start.

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...

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