China probes senior power official for graft

2015-03-31 12:45

A top official of state-run China Southern Power Grid is being investigated for "serious disciplinary violations", as government intensifies graft fight.

China evacuating from Yemen, suspending anti-piracy patrols

2015-03-30 12:12

China says evacuating citizens from Yemen, suspending anti-piracy patrols off Somali coast.

Solar Impulse departs Myanmar for China

2015-03-30 07:38

Solar Impulse 2 has taken off from Myanmar's second biggest city of Mandalay and is headed for China's Chongqing, the fifth flight of a landmark journey to circumnavigate the globe powered solely by the sun.

Keeper dies after tiger attack at China zoo

2015-03-27 19:47

A tiger has killed a zookeeper in eastern China, attacking him while he was cleaning the animal’s enclosure.

'No blacks' Chinese restaurant shut down in Kenya

2015-03-25 11:43

A Chinese restaurant in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has been shut down and its owners summoned by authorities after it emerged it was barring black patrons, reports say.

China tops EU list of most dangerous goods

2015-03-24 21:00

China remains the country producing most of the dangerous consumer products found in the European Union, for a 12th year in a row, says an official.

Euro economy leads as ECB starts printing cash

2015-03-24 13:52

Eurozone businesses have ramped up activity this month, just as the European Central Bank starts printing money to spur growth and inflation.

US changes tack after diplomatic setback

2015-03-24 10:45

The Obama administration, stung by allies who have thrown their weight behind a new China-led development lender, has turned its focus to a new front.

How Europe and US stumbled into spat

2015-03-23 09:15

European governments have chosen to join a nascent, Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in defiance of Washington's misgivings.

US, China, EU co-operate on cyber security rules

2015-03-20 12:25

The Obama administration is working to break down barriers to trade in technology and banking in China.


Solar Impulse lands in China after 20-hour flight

2015-03-31 07:45

Solar Impulse 2 has landed in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, completing the fifth leg of its landmark global circumnavigation powered solely by the sun.

World bank admits Chinese bank pressure

2015-03-30 11:30

A World Bank Group executive has admitted the bank is under pressure to reform as more countries are joining a new China-backed investment bank.

China hopes to re-list Pirelli in Italy

2015-03-29 11:05

The ChemChina company hopes to re-list Italy's Pirelli on the Italian stock exchange after the Chinese company recently bought the world's fifth-largest tyre maker.

US stance against China-led bank 'idiotic'

2015-03-26 13:00

Washington's opposition to a new China-led development bank is "embarrassing" and "idiotic", as an increasing number of US allies embrace the institution.

Australia ready to join China-led bank

2015-03-25 09:45

Australia is 'well and truly' disposed to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, says Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

China executes 3 convicted in mass stabbing

2015-03-24 14:13

China has executed three accused separatists for their role in an attack that killed 31 people at a train station in the southwest last year.

China factory sector dips to 11-month low

2015-03-24 13:00

Activity in China's factory sector has dipped to a 11-month low as new orders shrank, a private survey shows, signalling persistent weakness in the world's second-largest economy.

China ranks top for worst flight delays

2015-03-23 13:15

Chinese airlines and airports ranked worst in the world for punctuality last year, according to data compiled by a US-based monitoring firm.

US and China creating 'momentum' for climate talks

2015-03-20 17:11

Greater cooperation between China and the US, the two biggest greenhouse gas emitters, has helped create ‘strong momentum’ ahead of climate change negotiations due at the end of the year.

Climate change: China, US working closer on deal

2015-03-20 12:07

The US special envoy for climate change says China and the US are working more closely than ever to agree on key issues ahead of a major conference to be held in Paris later this year.

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