'Military training' as China's footballers ordered to stay trim, beat virus

2020-03-10 10:16

Chinese football clubs and national teams must undertake "spring military training" to defeat the coronavirus and help make the country a force in the sport.

IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping's name gaffe

2020-01-19 14:32

Facebook apologised Saturday for a distasteful mistranslation of Chinese President Xi Jinping's name from Burmese language posts during his much-touted visit to Myanmar.

China's Xi says HK violence threatens 'one country, two systems': state media

2019-11-14 18:08

Recent "violent illegal activities" in Hong Kong have "severely trampled on rule of law and social order" in the semi-autonomous city, China's President Xi Jinping says.

China seen heading for sub-6% economic growth as tariffs soar

2019-09-03 19:07

Economists are downgrading their forecasts for economic growth in China again, to below a level seen as necessary for the Communist Party to meet its own goals in time for its centenary in 2021.

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire'

2019-08-07 19:43

Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake China's restraint for weakness, Beijing has warned, in its sharpest rebuke yet of the demonstrations in the semi-autonomous city.

China warns of 'severe threats' to global order at G20

2019-06-28 12:06

China warned that protectionism and "bullying" were threatening the world order as President Xi Jinping met other leaders at the G20 summit ahead of high-stakes talks with US President Donald Trump.

Kim and Xi in Pyongyang talks as both face standoffs with Trump

2019-06-22 07:27

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Pyongyang during a historic visit to burnish an uneasy alliance, as the two men each face challenges of their own with US President Donald Trump.

Trump says he’ll have 'extended' meeting with Xi at G-20

2019-06-19 06:02

The US and China said their presidents will meet in Japan next week to relaunch trade talks after a month-long stalemate, triggering a rally in financial markets.

China warns citizens of US travel danger as trade spat deepens

2019-06-05 16:30

China issued a travel advisory on the US through the end of the year, the latest salvo in an escalating trade battle.

China to to lay out position on trade talks in new White Paper

2019-06-01 12:21

China said it will lay out its position on trade talks with the US. in a white paper and hold a rare press conference on the issue on Sunday, an announcement that came hours after it implemented retaliatory tariff increases against the US.


China expels Wall Street Journal reporters over 'racist' headline

2020-02-19 21:00

China on Wednesday ordered three reporters from American newspaper the Wall Street Journal to leave the country over what Beijing deemed a racist headline, in one of the harshest moves against foreign media in years.

In a blow for Beijing, Taiwan's Tsai gets re-elected in decisive win

2020-01-11 22:15

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen wins a landslide election victory as voters re-elect her, delivering a stunning rebuke of Beijing's campaign to isolate the self-ruled island and handed its first female leader a second term.

Xi voices 'trust' in Hong Kong leader, but concern over unrest

2019-11-05 16:38

Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed a "high degree of trust" in Hong Kong's unpopular leader Carrie Lam as the two met after months of increasingly violent protests in the semi-autonomous city.

China preps tariff response as Trump sees a Xi call 'very soon'

2019-08-18 17:49

China has called looming US tariffs a violation of accords reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, vowing retaliation as Beijing also pushed back on Trump’s effort to link the trade war with the turmoil in Hong Kong.

In Trump-Xi fight, both leaders make big bets that may backfire

2019-08-07 13:13

When Xi Jinping first met Donald Trump back in 2017, the Chinese leader said they had “a thousand reasons to make the China-US relationship a success, and not a single reason to break it.” Two years on, ties are at their lowest point in decades.

WATCH: Trump okay 'with any outcome' from meeting with Xi

2019-06-25 17:21

US President Donald Trump views this week's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping as a chance to see where Beijing stands on the two countries' trade war, and is "comfortable with any outcome" from the talks, according to a senior US official.

Jilted by Trump, Xi and Kim seek upper hand before G-20 summit

2019-06-20 12:13

Both China’s Xi Jinping and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un have suffered from President Donald Trump’s penchant for walking away from talks. Now, he’ll have to worry about what they tell each other behind closed doors.

South Africa turns unlikely haven as gold's rally boosts stocks

2019-06-06 09:34

Donald Trump’s trade offensives against China, Europe and Mexico may be driving the global markets into a frenzy, but the uncertainty is just the fix South Africa’s gold-miner stocks needed.

China demands respect as it blames US for breakdown in talks

2019-06-02 15:04

The US bears the full responsibility for the collapse of trade talks, according to China’s government, adding that any further discussions need to be based on sincerity, mutual respect and equality.

China seeks global cooperation on technology after Huawei's US ban

2019-05-26 13:33

Countries should cooperate in developing the Internet, big data and artificial intelligence, says China President Xi Jinping in a letter to the China International Big Data Industry Expo.

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