Samurai sword attack outside Taiwan presidential office

2017-08-18 11:18

A samurai sword-wielding attacker carrying the national flag of China has slashed a military police guard outside Taiwan's presidential office, authorities say.

China tells US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

2017-08-16 10:37

China is telling the US and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and actions and work toward a peaceful resolution of their dispute.

Chinese teen internet addict dies after rehab

2017-08-16 09:51

A Chinese teen has died after spending less than 48 hours at a centre that treats internet addicts, shining a spotlight on the controversial facilities that seek to unlatch people from their screens.

China economy loses momentum as factory output, investment slow

2017-08-14 09:30

China’s economy has showed further signs of entering a second-half slowdown, as curbs on property, excess borrowing and industrial overcapacity began to bite.

India's army steps up troop level on China border

2017-08-12 07:21

India has increased the number of troops along its northeastern border with China, amid a tense stand-off between Delhi and Beijing over a strategically key Himalayan plateau.

China combs through quake region for victims

2017-08-10 22:33

China has ramped up its response to an earthquake that killed 20 people and injured hundreds, sending supplies and personnel into the mountainous zone as rescuers fanned out.

China reports no major collapses following powerful quake

2017-08-10 08:36

Chinese monitors say they've detected multiple landslides but no major building collapses following a powerful earthquake in the country's mountainous southwest that killed at least 19 people.

Up to 100 feared dead, thousands injured in China quake: govt

2017-08-08 20:53

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake that rattled southwest China may have killed up to 100 people, China's National Commission for Disaster Reduction says.

China's trade surplus widens as imports moderate

2017-08-08 11:00

China’s trade surplus has widened for a fifth month as export growth remained solid, keeping the spotlight on a trade gap US President Donald Trump aims to narrow.

Chinese official fired for not fighting extremism

2017-08-06 15:11

China's ruling Communist Party has dismissed an official who oversaw part of its Muslim northwest on charges that he failed to do enough to fight extremism.


China, India soldiers hurl stones at one another in Kashmir

2017-08-16 14:25

Officials say Indian and Chinese soldiers have hurled stones at one another during an altercation in the high Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

Apple tightens returns policy ahead of new iPhones

2017-08-16 10:24

Apple is making it harder for touts to profit from buying iPhones in Hong Kong only to sell them on the black market in China.

China to cut off North Korean imports under UN sanctions

2017-08-14 20:31

China has announced it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore, fish and other goods under UN sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear programme.

Dalai Lama cancels Botswana trip with 'exhaustion'

2017-08-12 20:01

The Dalai Lama has cancelled a trip next week to Botswana because of "exhaustion" after Beijing expressed anger at the African country for allowing the visit.

Bus crash in China kills at least 36

2017-08-11 06:33

A passenger bus crashed into the wall of an expressway tunnel in China's northwest, killing at least 36 people and injuring 13 others.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? - No, it's a Jurassic mammal!

2017-08-10 20:09

Not all prehistoric mammals needed to scurry to avoid dinosaurs with whom they shared the planet in the Jurassic age. Some just glided, according to research.

13 killed, 175 injured after powerful quake strikes China

2017-08-09 08:33

A strong earthquake has shaken a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park, killing 13 people, injuring 175 others and knocking out power and phone networks.

China's Sichuan hit by 6.5 magnitude quake: USGS

2017-08-08 17:39

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has rattled southwest China, the US Geological Survey said, with early reports of collapsed houses and evacuations.

Apple's China problem highlights conundrum for tech sector

2017-08-06 15:31

Apple's decision to bow to Chinese officials by removing apps to sidestep online censorship underscores the dilemma faced by US tech companies.

China urges North Korea to make 'smart' decision after sanctions

2017-08-06 13:10

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged North Korea to make a "smart decision", after the UN imposed tough new sanctions over its missile and nuclear programmes.

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