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China court hears case over Tesla fatal crash

2016-09-21 11:56

The father of a Chinese man, killed while driving a Tesla sedan, has sued the US electric automaker over an alleged fault with its Autopilot system.

China eyes year-long stay for space station astronauts

2016-09-17 19:46

China could send astronauts to its space station for more than a year at a time once it goes operational in 2022, says a senior project designer.

China launches second space station

2016-09-15 19:46

China has launched its second space station in a sign of the growing sophistication of its military-backed programme.

Eats shoots and rarely breeds: Giant pandas still at risk

2016-09-13 17:27

The giant panda may have been taken off the endangered species list, but the emblematic black and white bear still faces a plethora of risks, including epidemics and climate change, Chinese breeding centres say.

China’s economy strengthens as factory output perks up

2016-09-13 09:25

China’s economy has strengthened after July’s hiccup as factory output, investment and retail sales all exceeded economist estimates.

Locking Horns

2016-09-11 06:35

While legalising trade in rhino horn will have its advantages, experts don’t know if it will work

North Korea claims 'successful' nuclear warhead test

2016-09-09 11:29

North Korea has successfully tested a nuclear warhead, it said, drawing condemnation from the South which said the "maniacal recklessness" of young ruler Kim Jong-Un would lead to self-destruction.

British MP slams Air China for racist London travel tips

2016-09-08 12:58

A British MP has slammed Air China for alleged 'racist' travel advice offered to clients visiting London.

South China Sea: facts on a decades-long dispute

2016-09-07 18:02

The disputed South China Sea has been in focus at a regional summit in Laos, the first such gathering since an international court said Beijing's artificial island building programme there was "illegal".

 

Taiwan asks Google to blur images of South China Sea island

2016-09-22 16:35

Taiwan's defence ministry has asked Google to blur images of a new development believed to be for military use on a disputed South China Sea island.

Dozens dead after typhoon lashes eastern China

2016-09-18 11:11

The strongest typhoon to hit China this year has left at least 28 people dead and 15 others missing in the east of the country.

4 dead, including 2 children, in China air show crash

2016-09-16 17:59

Four people, including two children, have died in a plane crash during an air show in northern China's Hebei province.

China seen investing too much in power plants

2016-09-14 09:30

China may be investing too much in coal power, with construction of new plants accelerating at the same time that demand growth for electricity is slowing.

Debate on China poverty after mother kills her 4 children

2016-09-13 17:15

The killing of four children by their poverty-stricken mother - who then committed suicide, followed by her husband -- sparked online outrage and debate in China over the gap between rich and poor.

China's electric vehicle industry shaken by scandal

2016-09-13 07:33

China's electric vehicle industry, a flagship for Beijing's technology ambitions, has been rocked by scandal after five companies were caught collecting millions in subsidies for buses they never built.

China seen firing a warning shot at bears

2016-09-09 12:08

China’s central bank is making its tolerance levels clear to yuan speculators.

Obama warns China over South China Sea ruling

2016-09-08 14:52

US President Barack Obama has warned Beijing it could not ignore a tribunal's ruling rejecting its sweeping claims to the South China Sea.

Healthcare reform in China a boost for Discovery

2016-09-07 19:55

Discovery's Adrian Gore says the group plans to make the most of the opportunity of healthcare reform in China.

VW plans electric car joint venture with China's Jianghuai

2016-09-07 12:15

Volkswagen says it’s assessing the feasibility of an electric car joint venture with China’s Anhui Jianghuai Automobile.

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