China closes its Everest base camp to tourists

China has closed the base camp on its side of Mount Everest to visitors who don't have climbing permits. Authorities have resorted to the unusual...

China Lands Probe on the ‘Dark Side’ of the Moon

Landing heats up competition with U.S. to become the first country in half a century to land astronauts on moon. China successfully landed a probe...

Donald Trump signs bill on Tibet into law despite China protest

Donald Trump has signed into law the ‘Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018’ which promotes access for US citizens to Tibet claimed by...

China’s ‘artificial sun’ reaches 100 million degrees Celsius marking milestone for nuclear fusion

Chinese nuclear scientists have reached an important milestone in the global quest to harness energy from nuclear fusion, a process that occurs naturally in...

Two US airlines cut China routes as state-backed rivals turn up the heat

Two U.S. airlines on Tuesday cut routes between China and the United States, underscoring increasingly tough competition from state-backed Chinese rivals as they aggressively expand their fleets...

Why your next flight may go via China

Booking a flight from London to Sydney can paint a telling picture of the big change in global air travel in recent years. It is...

China issues U.S. travel warning amid trade tensions

China’s embassy in Washington has issued a security advisory to Chinese nationals traveling to the United States, the latest such warning as trade tensions...

Tourism: China’s People Power Tool

For Beijing, Chinese tourists are a simple yet powerful foreign policy tool. China has an underappreciated foreign policy tool that it has used increasingly in...

Chinese actor Huang Xiaoming appointed Global Tourism Ambassador for South Australia

SOUTH Australia is bracing for an influx of Chinese tourists following in the footsteps of megastar Huang Xiaoming, an ambassador for the state. The 40-year-old actor,...

China’s mysterious underwater city

BENEATH the water of a lake lies a peculiar time capsule of Imperial China. Its perfectly preserved temples date back thousands of years. HIDDEN in...
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Game of Thrones’ finale was blocked in China because of Trump’s trade war

Game of Thrones’ series finale streamed around the world last night, giving fans closure just about everywhere — except China. Thousands of Chinese users who rely on...

US ambassador visiting Tibet raises concerns over restrictions on religion and culture

The U.S. ambassador to China is making a rare visit to Qinghai and Tibet this week to meet local officials and address debated issues....

Huawei’s phone business would be decimated without Google’s Android

The news from Sunday night that Google would be complying with a US government edict and suspending business with Huawei is one of the most dramatic...