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WATCH: First commercial flights from Beijing's new $63bn airport take off

2019-09-27 11:25

The first commercial flights from Beijing's new Daxing International airport has taken off - an airport that cost $63bn to build, is roughly the size of 100 football fields and is expected to become one of the world's busiest.

China auto sales fall in January for eighth month

2019-02-19 08:50

China's auto sales fell for an eighth month in January, extending a painful decline for the biggest global market as demand cooled amid a slowing economy and tariffs standoff with the US.

Trade angst revival rattles emerging-market optimists

2018-12-08 12:30

Emerging-market stocks retreated as the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer and mixed messages from the Trump administration rekindled concern over a US-China trade war.

Hong Kong, Taiwan Catholics upbeat over Vatican deal

2018-09-23 08:38

Worshippers at masses in Hong Kong and Taiwan were largely upbeat on Sunday about a new deal between China and the Vatican, despite fears Beijing is trying to increase control over the Church.

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Kim Jong-Un possibly in China for what might be his first foreign visit

A distinctive olive green diplomatic train, similar to one used by Kim Jong-Il on his visit to China in 2011, has been seen in Beijing

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China's largest search engine accuses former exec of stealing self-driving car tech

2017-12-22 14:11

China's largest search engine Baidu is suing a former executive, accusing him of stealing self-driving car technology, reports said, as competition in the sector heats up.

China sets target for electric car quota but delays roll-out

2017-09-29 12:20

China has raised its first-year target for a quota system that will require all automakers to contribute to electric car development but delayed its rollout to 2019.

Ford, Chinese partner look at possible electric car venture

2017-08-25 13:22

US automaker Ford and a Chinese partner are looking into forming a possible joint venture to produce electric cars in China.

Chinese GWM to purchase Fiat Chrysler?

2017-08-21 12:51

China's Great Wall Motor intends to make an offer to buy Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, a company spokeswoman said on Monday.

Embattled Volkswagen to recall 50 000 cars in China

2017-01-09 11:02

German carmaker Volkswagen will recall almost 50 000 vehicles in China due to brake problems when using cruise control, according to the country's quality regulator.

 

State-owned Chinese automaker, BAIC, buys 5% stake in Daimler

2019-07-23 10:14

China's state-owned BAIC has taken a 5% stake in Daimler, whose top shareholder for the past year has been rival Chinese automaker Geely, the luxury German automaker said.

Trump hails `big progress' in lengthy call with China's Xi

2018-12-30 07:48

President Donald Trump said on Saturday he’d spoken at length with Chinese President Xi Jinping and that 'big progress' is being made toward a deal between the world’s largest economies.

China slaps down Dolce & Gabbana in fight over offensive videos

2018-11-22 14:36

Thousands of Dolce & Gabbana goods have been pulled from China’s biggest shopping websites after the Italian fashion house’s marketing went off the rails in a country that’s driving the industry’s growth.

Global carmakers show off SUVs, electrics as China promises reforms

2018-04-25 08:46

Industry behemoths like Volkswagen, Daimler, Toyota, Nissan, Ford and others are displaying more than 1000 models and dozens of concept cars at the Beijing auto show.

Nissan plans 20 electric models for China through 2020

2018-02-05 09:54

Nissan to launch sales of all-electric Leaf in China in 2018, develop 20 electric models with Chinese partner over the next five years.

30 cars collide in heavy fog on Chinese highway

2017-11-16 08:11

State media say more than 30 vehicles have collided in heavy fog on an expressway in eastern China, killing at least 18 people and injuring 19 others.

Work on China's mission to Mars 'well underway'

2017-09-21 10:08

China's programme to launch a mission to Mars in 2020 is 'well underway', its top planner has said as the country moves forward with its ambitious space programme.

GWM: Chinese specialist in urban SUVs eyeing to buy Jeep

2017-08-22 09:32

Great Wall Motor Company, China's seventh-largest carmaker, specialises in urban SUVs and wants to move upmarket -- which could explain its apparent interest in the Jeep brand.

BMW recalls over 40 000 cars in China for faulty airbags

2017-02-15 09:31

German luxury automaker BMW will recall around 41 500 vehicles in China due to faulty airbags, according to the country's quality regulator.

Embattled Volkswagen to recall 50 000 cars in China

2017-01-09 08:58

German carmaker Volkswagen will recall almost 50 000 vehicles in China due to brake problems when using cruise control, according to the country's quality regulator.

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