Beijing rebukes US over islands row

2015-05-16 12:39

China's foreign minister has told the US that Beijing is "unshakeable" in its defence of sovereignty, as tensions between the powers mount over Chinese island-building.

Bizarre: missing Malaysia Airlines passengers' phones ring, but no one answers

2014-03-10 15:07

According to Chinese media, 19 families have signed a joint statement saying that their family members' cell phones connected, but the calls hung up.

Export boost for Volkswagen SA

2012-07-25 16:03

Volkswagen South Africa’s Engine plant in Uitenhage is again operating at full capacity after receiving an additional export order from China.

App startup magnet

2012-06-11 11:30

China's dynamic app industry is luring foreigners.

IDC in talks with China over loan

2012-04-20 13:11

The Industrial Development Corporation says it is in discussions with China over funding for SA infrastructure and health projects.

China insurer to stop Iranian tanker cover

2012-04-05 11:11

A key Chinese ship insurer will halt cover for tankers carrying Iranian oil from July, dealing a blow against Tehran's main export.

China’s Wen pledges reform push

2012-03-14 11:48

Outgoing Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao says economic and political reforms will be stepped up to spread wealth and boost growth.

China growth reduction jolts JSE

2012-03-05 18:34

The JSE was down on losses by resources stocks after China cut its growth target to an 8-year low.

China reassures on buying eurozone debt

2012-02-15 13:16

Beijing, which has $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, will continue investing in eurozone debt, says its central bank governor.

China imports slump raises demand worries

2012-02-10 11:53

January imports to China fell the most since the height of the global financial crisis, raising concerns about demand and its ability to support the global economy.


One&Only resorts expands to China

2014-04-03 15:04

Renowned One&Only Resorts is set to open its first ever resort in China, One&Only Sanya.

Africa wants jobs from China

2013-07-22 07:55

China has brought cheap consumer goods, roads and schools to many parts of Africa, but the continent's leaders are increasingly pushing for it to provide jobs.

Premier warns of economic slowdown

2012-07-08 14:07

Premier Wen Jiabao says China's economy faces huge pressure to slow further despite stimulus measures.

China exports up in May

2012-06-10 16:15

China's exports shot up 15.3% year-on-year in May, a significant increase after a lacklustre performance the previous month.

Asia takes most of SA's coal in March

2012-04-10 16:47

Exporters say most of the coal sold out of South Africa in March was to Asian countries.

Chinese manufacturing picks up in March

2012-04-01 10:30

China's manufacturing activity rose more than expected in March, shows official data.

China to offer renminbi loans to Brics

2012-03-08 14:08

Beijing wants to extend loans to SA and other Brics partners in its own currency in a bid to boost the yuan in foreign exchange, reports the Financial Times.

US hails China agreement on movies

2012-02-19 13:16

Hollywood and the Obama administration hailed China's agreement to reduce barriers that have kept US-made films out of the booming Chinese market.

'China doesn't want to buy up Europe'

2012-02-13 11:25

Assistance offered by Beijing to Europe will be for economic reasons and not because it wants to buy up the debt-ridden region, says an official Chinese newspaper.

China bans airlines from EU carbon plan

2012-02-06 13:32

Beijing has disallowed its airlines from joining a EU scheme that plans to charge for carbon emissions from flights to and from Europe.

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