What is the Beijing Xiangshan Forum, and why is it important?

The 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum will be held from Oct. 20 to 22, under the theme of “Maintaining International Order and Promoting Peace in...

China this week

A UN report reveals that more than one million Uighurs could be detained in reeducation camps as the Chinese government is forcing local Muslims...

Warning Hong Kong people: Chinese Communist Party shall never be trusted

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said the Central Government supports, respects and understands Hong Kong government's decision to delay the Extradition bill, accusing foreign...

World media watch on G20 in relation to Xi and Trump talk

In Buenos Aires, security has been ramped up as world leaders prepare for the high profile summit, and residents of the city have been...

Under New Rule, Chinese Diplomats Must Notify State Department of Meetings in U.S.

The US State Department and Congress have taken aim at China, even as President Donald Trump hailed "goodwill" between Washington and Beijing and said...

US warship sails in South China Sea amid trade talks with Beijing

Note: An official Chinese newspaper warned Washington not to demand too much from Beijing as talks on ending their tariff war entered a second day...

Tens of thousands gather for candlelight vigil in Hong Kong under surveillance from Beijing

Organizers said around 180 thousand people have joined a massive candlelight vigil last night to commemorate the 30 anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. The...

Senator Rubio Statement on China’s Growing Threats Against Hong Kong

August 16-U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today issued the following statement on the Chinese government and Communist Party’s escalating threats of violence against Hong...

Joint declaration for more strikes planned in Hong Kong next week

It has been 80 days since the beginning of the anti-Extradition Bill movement in Hong Kong in early June. The Hong Kong SAR government has...

China built a lab to study SARS and Ebola in Wuhan – and US...

The Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory is the only lab in China designated for studying dangerous pathogens like SARS and Ebola Ahead of its...

Editor's Pick

China’s First Legoland Theme Park to Open in Shanghai

British theme park developer Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd., the owner of Madame Tussauds museums, is planning to launch the toy-based Legoland theme park in...

Swiss Takeover Board asks China’s HNA to clarify ownership

The Swiss Takeover Board has asked China’s HNA Group to clarify its ownership structure by early next month given apparent changes since its $1.5...

China: The World’s Best Consumer Story

If the Trump administration goes after Chinese exports, it could create a fantastic buying opportunity, says Matthews Asia Strategist Andy Rothman. As Earth’s second-largest economy,...

The shocking Malaysian election result could hit Chinese investments

A stunning win by the opposition bloc in Malaysia's general election on Wednesday could have implications for the Southeast Asian nation's ties with China, a major invsetor. Mahathir Mohamad, a former...

Rex Tillerson: more questions than answers in US-China relationship

Relations between the United States and China have reached “a pivot point”, Rex Tillerson has warned, calling for efforts to avoid “open conflict” between the world’s...

China says Soros’ criticism of Xi is ‘meaningless’

U.S. billionaire George Soros’ criticism of Chinese President Xi Jinping was “meaningless”, China’s foreign ministry said on Friday, after the investor and philanthropist called...

Tsai Ing-wen wins Taiwan’s election for second-term

They say all politics is local, but in Taiwanese elections, there's always a very interested party that doesn't cast a vote. Around 57 per cent...

Xi’s Rule of Law is Nothing but a Joke

As the ruling Communist Party prepares to hold a major national congress later this year that will decide a new leadership lineup, President Xi...

Beijing’s New Superpowers Over Movie Industry Frustrate Hollywood Studios

Last year, many Hollywood executives worried as the U.S. prepared to renegotiate terms for showing movies in China. Would President Donald Trump’s harsh trade...

China exports its bike-sharing revolution to the US, the world

To rent a bike in China, all it takes is a phone app, and any of the millions of bicycles scattered on sidewalks everywhere...

14 wounded as woman stabbed kindergarten children in Chongqing, SW China

A knife-wielding assailant injured 14 children at a kindergarten in the western Chinese city of Chongqing on Friday morning, police reported. The attacker, a...

Husband of all females? Wang Sicong’s prime time is definitely over

On November 6th, the news of "Wang Sicong became Lao Lai (heavily in debt)" spread throughout the net. The fate of China's richest family...

US destroyer in South China Sea called ‘provocation’ by Beijing

(CNN) - A maritime dispute in the South China Sea flared up on Thursday when a US destroyer sailed near man-made island claimed by...

Tibet’s fragile ecosystem is in danger. China must change its flawed environmental policy

As Australia continues to battle a water crisis and the challenges facing the world’s driest inhabited continent, Tibet on the other hand is Asia’s...

Twitter Users in China Face Detention and Threats in New Beijing Crackdown

One man spent 15 days in a detention center. The police threatened another’s family. A third was chained to a chair for eight hours...

Apple’s Dangerous Market Grab in China

Apple announced last week that it will open a data center in Guizhou, China. This is a first-of-its-kind action by a major United States...

World’s oldest panda Basi dies aged 37

The world's oldest captive giant panda has died at the age of 37 - more than 100 years in human years. A zoo in China...

China’s looming financial crisis

Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia Philip Lowe’s speech last week highlighting the risks to the Chinese financial system from shadow banks – non-bank financial...

Downfall of Chinese Rising Star Points to Xi Power Play

The fall from grace of a rising star in China’s Communist Party sheds light on how a reshuffle of the country’s top officials may...

China calls on Brazil to take stricter safety measures on food shipments

China on Tuesday called on Brazil to take stricter safety measures in its food shipments, as Brazilian officials scrambled to limit the fallout from...