WATCH VIDEO: Man’s drastic plan to escape his hotel bill goes haywire

2017-10-03 12:33

A Chinese man who thought he’d come up with a brilliant plan to avoid his hotel bill on Friday almost ended up killing himself in the process.

The new champion of globalisation

2017-08-09 14:43

Under the watch of the world’s second-largest economy China, globalisation – in one form or another – will remain a principal feature of global trade.

China cracks down on tools used to get around web filters

2017-01-24 07:18

China is beefing up a campaign to root out services that circumvent the government's internet censorship with a 14-month-long "clean-up" of the internet industry.

Coal uptick boon for miners

2016-11-11 13:26

With China having cut production, the price of coal has risen, leaving miners such as Anglo American and Glencore with much to smile about.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-07-11 06:00

Important figures are coming out of the Bank of England, China and the US over the next five days. Let’s take a closer look at what the week holds for the markets.

Chinese, S Korean leaders discuss N Korea

2015-10-31 20:16

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang have discussed North Korea and trade ties in Seoul.

China’s economic slowdown threatens African progress

2015-10-27 07:51

China's economy has continued to slow despite efforts by its leaders to give it a boost, which is very bad news for an increasingly dependent Africa, says Robert Rotberg.

We can learn a lot from China – Ramaphosa

2015-08-12 19:31

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South Africans not to scoff at the government’s close relationship with China because China was bound to be the biggest economy in the world and South Africa wanted to learn from the best.

Subway is apparently selling expired food in Shanghai, China

2014-12-29 09:59

Subway is the latest fast-food chain to be hit by a food scandal after claims emerged that workers in China changed expiry dates on meat, drink and vegetable produce.

Dramatic increase in heart attacks in China

2014-06-24 11:42

Over the last 10 years hospitalisation for heart disease has shown an enormous increase in China.


SA-China projects will be regulated

2017-09-17 06:06

Recently, some of those who consistently criticise transformation and the development of black socioeconomic interests have questioned the viability of the Mzimvubu Water Project in the Eastern Cape, and the potential involvement of China’s government, writes Nomvula Mokonyane.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2017-01-30 07:16

Various stocks are being impacted by the Chinese New Year. In SA private sector credit data is being released on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the US Fed will release an interest rate decision.

Facebook builds tool for Great Firewall of China

2016-11-23 12:53

Facebook Inc. is so keen to return to China that it built a tool that would geographically censor information in the country, according to the New York Times.

WeChat coming soon at 35 000 feet in China

2016-08-15 10:49

Millions of flyers in China may soon see their wish come true: Authorities are considering lifting restrictions on the use of mobile phones on planes.

What the future holds for China

2016-04-01 06:00

What did China’s policymakers do to get the world’s second-largest economy into a mess? What are they doing to save their currency? We look at the consequences for the world at large.

China drops one child policy

2015-10-30 12:13

A relief to couples wanting a second child.

The Science Inside: All things China

This week's episode of The Science Inside investigates all things China: from Chinese building developments to learning Mandarin. Watch.

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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.

World’s biggest honey producing country is selling fake honey

2014-06-25 11:08

Chinese farmers have been caught producing counterfeit honey.

Indian cities have the dirtiest air in the world

2014-05-08 13:48

Air pollution killed about 7 million people in 2012, making it the world's single biggest environmental health risk, and New Delhi has the dirtiest air in the world.

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