China's growth slumped to a record low last quarter — and it could drop even lower next year, the IMF warns

2019-10-21 15:06

"We have trade tensions, we have other geopolitical forces, we have all these uncertainties around the world."

Xi Jinping warns that attempts to divide China will end with 'crushed bodies and shattered bones'

2019-10-16 07:22

Xi's comments come as pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have entered into their 19th week and have recently seen an uptick in violence.

Trump said he made the 'biggest deal ever' with China for farmers, but a written resolution to the trade war is still a long way off

2019-10-13 12:02

Friday's pact represents a significant step, but a written deal hasn't been reached and could still fall apart.

Tim Cook sent a memo to employees explaining why he stands by Apple's decision to remove an app used by Hong Kong protesters to track police

2019-10-11 16:15

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a staff email that the app was being used to "maliciously target individual officers for violence."

Trump mocks NBA coaches for staying quiet on China controversy, says Steve Kerr 'was like a little boy, he was so scared'

2019-10-11 08:49

President Donald Trump called Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr's reactions "sad," saying they'll speak badly about the United States, but not China.

All of the NBA's partners in China have suspended ties as the firestorm over Daryl Morey's Hong Kong tweet heats up

2019-10-10 15:02

All 11 of the NBA's Chinese sponsors have suspended ties with the league as the feud over a Hong Kong tweet continues to escalate.

China has bought more than 100 tons of gold as a buffer against Trump's trade war

2019-10-08 12:01

"It's a reflection of the trade war and uncertainty this has created among the Chinese authorities — they need to hedge their risks."

Trump’s stunning call for China to investigate Joe Biden may have given Xi Jinping all the leverage he needs

2019-10-05 16:01

Any trade deal Trump strikes with China would be subject to immediate scrutiny since he called for its government to investigate the Bidens.

Hong Kong protesters say they're prepared to fight for democracy 'until we win or we die'

2019-10-03 10:47

"We'd rather die in the fight than slowly suffocate to death after we lose the fight," one protester told Business Insider.

China just unveiled an underwater drone that could one day even the odds against the US and its top allies

2019-10-02 20:40

China's HSU001 will primarily be a reconnaissance vehicle, but it gets its advantage from being useful on China's home turf.


China threatens retaliation after the US House passed a bill supporting Hong Kong protesters

2019-10-17 07:10

If the bill passes, it will "damage Sino-US relations, and it will seriously damage the interests of the United States," China said.

The NBA faces a billion-dollar crisis over one executive's tweet about Hong Kong. Here's why China is so hard for Western brands to break into.

2019-10-13 12:40

Dozens of Western brands have angered Chinese consumers over their marketing or public statements in the past.

A Chinese engineer says he was fired from Facebook after discussing a colleague's death and it's caused outrage in China

2019-10-12 16:53

Software engineer Yi Yin was fired by Facebook on Monday after the company expressed concerns about his public discussion of a colleague's suicide.

China and the NBA are coming to blows over a pro-Hong Kong tweet. Here's why.

2019-10-11 12:41

Chinese leagues, streaming services, sponsors, and partners, have cut ties with the Rockets and the NBA in response to the tweet.

China is reportedly weighing a currency pact in return for tariff suspensions as US trade talks kick off

2019-10-11 06:40

All eyes are on the trade war as talks begin on Thursday and Friday, but could go on longer, depending on how they go.

Chinese citizens will soon need to scan their face before they can access internet services or get a new phone number

2019-10-10 11:07

China's roughly 854 million internet users will soon need to use facial identification in order to apply for new internet or mobile services.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says stopping the firm's controversial research in China would hurt

2019-10-08 10:46

Nadella discussed Microsoft's research in China, and emphasized what he called the "open" nature of his firm's research.

Trump reportedly promised China's president that he'd stay quiet on Hong Kong protests as long as trade talks progressed

2019-10-04 11:20

The US president has offered a muted response to the protests, despite global backlash over China's encroachment in the semi-autonomous city.

Chinese troops apparently wore QR codes on their body armor in the massive 70th anniversary parade

2019-10-03 09:28

Chinese shoppers are used to buying items with QR codes instead of cash. And now Chinese troops appeared to wear them in the National Day parade.

A 63-year-old Chinese fugitive was found by a police drone after living in a remote hillside cave for 17 years

2019-10-01 17:37

Song Moujiang, who escaped from prison in 2002, lived in the hillside cave for so long that his communication skills had become hindered, police said.

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