China committed to building 100 health facilities in Africa - Motsoaledi

2015-10-06 21:03

The Chinese government has committed to building 100 health facilities in Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and his Chinese counterpart, Li Bin, have announced.

Discovery is upbeat about China

2015-10-06 10:57

Most investors are reeling from the recent slump in the Chinese economy, and Discovery Health is not largely unaffected by the ructions of Chinese stocks.

China can manage slowdown - IMF

2015-10-05 16:30

China has the capacity to manage its economic slowdown, but needs to communicate policy more effectively and guard against potential spillovers, says the IMF.

China eyes oil shake-up with new crude futures

2015-10-04 14:30

China is seeking to assert its growing influence on global oil markets with a yuan-denominated crude futures contract.

Another blast in China after bombs kill seven

2015-10-01 16:31

A new explosion has hit a residential building in Liuzhou city in southern China's Guangxi province, the day after parcel bombs killed at least seven in the same city.

New explosion in southern China after bombs kill 7

2015-10-01 09:49

An explosion has hit a residential building in Liuzhou city in south China's Guangxi province, the day after parcel bombs killed at least seven in the same city, state media say.

CIA yanks personnel from US Embassy in Beijing

2015-09-30 22:13

The CIA has withdrawn a number of its personnel from the US Embassy in Beijing following two massive cyber attacks involving US government employee records, a report says.

Zimbabwe launches solar policy

2015-09-30 19:08

Zimbabwe's government has launched a solar energy policy as it tries to reduce a major power shortage in the country.

China reports official FX reserve data to IMF

2015-09-30 16:30

China is reporting data on its official reserves to the International Monetary Fund for the first time in an effort to provide more transparency.

China boosts gold reserves, diversifying assets

2015-09-30 11:15

China has boosted central bank gold holdings as the country that rivals India seeks to diversify its foreign exchange reserves.


IMF trims forecast for global growth

2015-10-06 18:14

The IMF has cut its forecast for global economic growth, as the slowing economies in China and other emerging markets are felt worldwide.

SA must cushion the blow

2015-10-06 10:43

If South Africa is to cushion the blow of the collapse of Asian markets as a result of China’s economic slump, local investors must diversify without abandoning traditional markets in the US and UK, whose economies are among the few that are growing strongly, according to economists.

Typhoon roars into south China, kills 9

2015-10-05 10:29

Authorities in China and the Philippines say a typhoon that tore through the northern Philippines before roaring ashore in southern China has killed at least nine people and left dozens of fishermen missing.

China charges 10 with repackaging, selling old meat

2015-10-02 13:13

Shanghai prosecutors say they are charging people connected to a US meat supplier's Chinese subsidiary with producing and selling fake and substandard products.

At least 50 reported dead in September attack as China celebrates Xinjiang

2015-10-01 12:19

At least 50 people have died in an attack last month at a coal mine in China's violence-prone Xinjiang, US-based Radio Free Asia reports, as the country geared up to mark 60 years since the establishment of what it calls the Xinjiang Autonomous Region.

Shaky China, Asia surveys leave outlook vulnerable

2015-10-01 08:53

Factories in Asia has cut more jobs as domestic and export demand shrivelled, adding to fears that cooling growth in China will jeopardize a fragile global recovery.

At least seven dead in south China explosions

2015-09-30 22:13

Police have arrested a man in connection with explosions at public buildings that killed at least seven people in southern China's Guangxi province.

Glencore copper mines seen top of China’s list

2015-09-30 17:30

As a beleaguered Glencore fights to staunch losses in equity and debt markets, China may be sizing up the assets with a particular eye on its copper mines.

China cuts minimum home down payment

2015-09-30 13:30

China’s central bank has cut the minimum home down payment required of first-time buyers for the first time in five years, showing support for the property market.

Nepal asks international flights to get fuel 'elsewhere'

2015-09-29 17:00

Nepal has run out of aviation fuel due to a trade crisis, and says international flights into the country should re-fuel elsewhere before arriving.

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