Tag: China

CPC ‘commands the gun’, says Xi as he asks Chinese military to expedite modernisation process

On the eve of China’s Army Day, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday asserted that it is the ruling Communist Party that “commands the gun”...

Alibaba stock has taken a hit from China crackdown, but its earnings could be a different story

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will be looking to focus attention back onto its business Tuesday following a rough stretch for the broader Chinese internet sector....

View: India’s future as big power lies in tech

The Trump years weren’t really bad years where India was concerned. He took a wrecking ball to most relationships – he divided America, left Europe...

As tensions rise, can China and United States succeed in even talking?

As America’s second most senior diplomat met her Chinese counterpart this week to reassure Beijing that the United States did not seek confrontation, the People’s...

Beijing urges Washington to stop ‘demonising’ China as United States official visits

Rancour marked the start of Monday’s talks between Beijing and the highest-level US envoy to visit under President Joe Biden’s administration, as Beijing urged Washington...

In French Polynesia, Emmanuel Macron tackles China’s ambitions

President Emmanuel Macron is visiting French Polynesia to showcase France‘s commitment to the region amid concerns about the impact of climate change on the Pacific...

United States moves to drop cases against Chinese researchers accused of hiding military ties

The Justice Department this past week moved to drop cases that it brought last year against five visiting researchers accused of hiding their ties to...

Chinese President Xi Jinping makes maiden visit to Tibetan town bordering Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Nyingchi, a strategically located border town close to Arunachal Pradesh, during his first visit to...

India, Vietnam could emerge as key pillars of global supply chain initiative

A major impact of the US-China trade war and the global pandemic has been disruption of traditional global supply chains originating from China. The disruption...

How safe is the United States president’s ‘nuclear football’? Pentagon watchdog to find out

The Pentagon‘s watchdog said on Tuesday it would evaluate the safety protocols surrounding the president’s “nuclear football” – containing codes needed for a strike –...

China’s illegal businesses along Myanmar-Thai border prosper following coup

China’s illegal business operations along Myanmar-Thai border continue to prosper notwithstanding the severity of pandemic with the Chinese conglomerate seeking to revive a city project...

US accuses China of Microsoft hack, rallies allies in condemnation

The United States on Monday accused Beijing of carrying out a massive hack of Microsoft and charged four Chinese nationals as it rallied allies in...

Chinese people ordered to think like Xi as Communist Party aims to tighten control

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the...

Terrorist activities key factor of instability in Afghanistan: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

As the Taliban makes rapid advances across Afghanistan, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) has said the activities of terrorist outfits remained a key factor of...

China economy: China’s economy grows more slowly than expected in Q2

China’s economy grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter, as slowing manufacturing activity, higher raw material costs and new COVID-19 outbreaks weighed on...

Lost and Love: Family in China reunited with son Guo Xinzhen abducted 24 years ago

But this week — 24 years after his disappearance — the search for Guo finally came to an end. Police in Liaocheng City, Shandong province,...

Search ends in Chinese hotel collapse that killed 17 people

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in the collapse of a hotel in eastern China was raised to 17 Wednesday as authorities ended the search...

Elon Musk’s Business Partner in China is Already Richer Than Jack Ma

A partner of Elon Musk and founder of the world’s largest electric vehicle battery manufacturer has surpassed Alibaba owner Jack Ma in wealth. Grow Your...

China tightens rules on foreign IPOs in new blow to tech firms

China proposed new rules that would require nearly all companies seeking to list in foreign countries to undergo a cybersecurity review, a move that would...

Afghan Taliban says it sees China as a ‘friend’, promises not to host Uyghur militants from Xinjiang: Report

The Taliban has said it sees China as a “friend” of Afghanistan and assured Beijing that it would not host Uyghur Islamic militants from the...

China’s LGBTQ community is fading from rainbow to gray

During this year’s Pride Month, soccer star Li Ying made history as China’s first female athlete to come out publicly as gay, in a candid...

China orders DiDi to be removed from app stores and downloads suspended for alleged data misuse

The China Cyberspace Administration (CAC) order comes just days after DiDi went public on the New York Stock Exchange. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox...

View: Lee Kwan Yew is the tallest Chinese leader

The Chinese Communist Party is celebrating its 100th anniversary, confident of making China the superpower of the 21st century. In purchasing power terms, it has...

United States-Pakistan ties are unlikely to be back to good old days: Experts

Pakistan’s desire to improve relations with the US is unlikely to happen unless Islamabad changes its policies on terrorism and its relations with China and...

View: 100 years of Chinese communist party; lessons to be drawn

By CLAUDE ARPI Recently, the entire Chinese nation was given a homework — to learn about the ‘glorious’ history of the Communist Party, mostly through...