Brexit a possible boon for China, say analysts

2016-06-24 16:31

Britain's decision to quit the world's largest single market presents China with a golden opportunity to seek better business terms with a more isolated UK, analysts say.

Storms kill over 50 in China

2016-06-23 18:31

Extreme weather, including hailstorms, heavy rain and a tornado, has killed more than 50 people and injured dozens in China's eastern Jiangsu province.

China to build new Zim parliament for free – report

2016-06-22 13:41

China is set to build Zimbabwe a new parliament building for free, a report says, adding that an envoy of the Chinese president has presented construction plans for the new building to President Robert Mugabe.

Tencent leads $8.6bn Clash of Clans deal

2016-06-21 14:13

Tencent Holdings will lead an $8.6bn acquisition of gamemaker Supercell Oy, getting its hands on some of the industry’s most popular mobile titles through potentially its largest-ever overseas deal.

China builds world's fastest supercomputer

2016-06-20 14:21

China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips, the first time the country has taken the top spot without using US technology.

This truck driver thought he could wheelie get away with this

Have a listen to this hilarious conversation between a truck driver and a traffic cop who halts the heavy-duty vehicle after noticing it has no front-wheels! (Remember to turn the subtitles on).

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China bank lending rebounds strongly in May

2016-06-16 10:49

China's bank lending rebounded strongly in May, following a sharp fall in April as borrowers continued to take advantage of loosened lending standards.

Obama defies Beijing to meet Dalai Lama

2016-06-15 13:34

China warned US President Barack Obama against meeting with the Dalai Lama at the White House, saying that hosting the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader could damage mutual trust.

China criticises US resolution on organ harvesting

2016-06-14 21:46

China is accusing the US Congress of "groundless accusations" after the House passed a resolution calling on Beijing to end alleged organ harvesting.

ASEAN ministers raise South China Sea concerns

2016-06-14 16:20

An unusually strongly worded communique issued by foreign ministers says countries in South-East Asia have "serious concerns" over recent events in the disputed South China Sea.


Rescuers search rubble in China after tornado kills dozens

2016-06-24 10:58

Chinese rescuers are searching for survivors of a tornado and hailstorm that killed nearly 100 people as it churned through farms and factories on the outskirts of a major eastern city.

China schools ordered to remove toxic running tracks

2016-06-23 11:38

China's Education Ministry has ordered schools to remove running tracks made from toxic materials blamed for sickening students.

Chinese city ignores protests, holds dog-meat festival

2016-06-21 17:00

A city in southern China has gone ahead with an annual dog-meat eating festival despite criticism at home and abroad and protests from animal rights activists.

Indonesia defends opening fire on Chinese boat

2016-06-20 16:47

Indonesia has defended opening fire on Chinese sailors as an action aimed at stopping illegal fishing, as China said it had overlapping maritime claims with Jakarta.

Takata saga: Honda recalls 1-million cars in China

2016-06-20 08:36

China's product quality agency says Honda's joint venture in the country is recalling 1-million sedans and SUVs to replace possibly faulty airbags.

Obama meets Dalai Lama behind closed doors

2016-06-16 12:36

US President Barack Obama has hosted the Dalai Lama at the White House - a now familiar ritual that took place off-camera and out of the public eye to avoid irking China.

Chinese naval ship enters Japanese territorial waters

2016-06-15 16:21

A Chinese intelligence ship has entered Japan's territorial waters, the first report of a Chinese navy vessel doing so in more than a decade.

Chinese loan sharks demand nude photos as guarantees

2016-06-15 11:40

Web-based loan sharks in China have found an unconventional way of guaranteeing loans: demanding naked photos from cash-strapped female college students who want to borrow money

Asean retracts South China Sea criticism

2016-06-14 21:46

Southeast Asian countries have reversed course on a statement that expressed deep concern over events in the South China Sea, where Beijing is embroiled in territorial rows.

China near-term outlook buoyed as risks rise: IMF

2016-06-14 09:46

China’s near-term economic outlook is being buoyed by policy support even as its medium-term prospects become more uncertain, says the International Monetary Fund.

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