Beijing

After ditching Taiwan, China says Panama will get the help it needs

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will provide Panama with whatever help it needs after the Central American country ditched long-standing ties with self-ruled Taiwan in June, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Friday after talks between the two countries' presidents.<p>Panama's decision to end ties with …

China

Life in China: The Branstads move to Beijing

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>Terry Branstad and has family moved to Beijing, …

China

Free library transformed from historic watchtower in Beijing

The photo taken on November 16, 2017 shows a library converted from a historic watchtower in Beijing. Built in the year of 1493, the Zuoan Gate …

News (China)

Anger as Chinese bike sharing firm shuts up office with riders' deposits

Bluegogo, China’s third largest bike sharing company, reported to be in financial trouble<p>China’s third largest bike sharing company has reportedly run into financial trouble, amid a wave of busts and consolidations in an industry that took the country by storm this year.<p>Bluegogo burned through 600m …

Business

China overhauls 17.8 trillion yuan public-private projects as debt fears rise

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's finance ministry has ordered an overhaul of its existing public-private partnership (PPP) projects and tightened approval …

China

Glowing profile cracks door open on private life of China's Xi

BEIJING (Reuters) - A workaholic keen swimmer with an extensive knowledge of foreign literature -- China’s state news agency Xinhua on Friday cracked open the door to President Xi Jinping’s private life in an unusual and glowing profile.<p>China's President Xi Jinping raises a toast at a State Banquet …

China

‘We are here for the fun of it!' China’s elderly flock to karaoke bars as authorities seek to get them out more

Karaoke was once the main choice of entertainment for China’s cool, young crowd, but now an elderly troupe of singers has elbowed them from the mic stand as the country's ‘KTV bars’ become a mecca for grey-haired crooners.<p>China’s young would previously congregate in smoke-filled bars late at night, …

China

2nd LD-Writethru: Chinese president says relations with Panama "turn over a new leaf" - Xinhua

BEIJING, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela on Friday, saying bilateral …

China

PAPER TRAIL: “Vanity Fair” staff anxious about editorial change; David France wins Baillie Gifford prize

Anonymous staffers at Vanity Fair and Condé Nast are worried about incoming editor Radhika Jones’s plans for the magazine and its employees. …

Condé Nast

Beijing to Expand Rental Housing Stock by 15% Using Rural Land

Beijing will tap into its supply of rural land to increase the number of rental houses on the market, a plan that experts say may help to ease …

Housing

China, Russia to hold simulated anti-missile drill

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese and Russian militaries will next month hold anti-missile drills in Beijing, China's Defence Ministry said on Friday, amid concern in both countries about the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea.<p>China and Russia have both expressed opposition to …

North Korea

More of 2017's best interiors announced at Inside festival day two

A garage and offices located within a former Beijing missile factory and a tiny hutong cafe, also in Beijing, are among the category winners from day …

China

3 Great Ways to Travel for Half the Cost

Three Great Ways to <b>Travel for Half the Cost</b> for All Levels of Travel from Budget to Luxury<p><b>1) Achieve Great Travel Values Traveling During Off …

Air Travel

Your daily briefing on China - Xinhua

Hi, here is what you need to know about China in the past 24 hours.<p>BEIJING -- Speaking at the past five Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO …

China

Sino-Philippine economic ties set to improve

Economic relations between China and the Philippines are starting to improve and "can improve further," a Philippine government official told the …

China

the 751 fashion buyer shop in beijing is conceived in an old factory by CUN design

<b>CUN design’s latest project is set in the heart of the fashion design area of 751 d-park in beijing, which is one of the landmarks in the locomotive</b> …

Design

Honor V10 is official for November 28 event

Huawei is really taking this whole “AI” thing to heart. Subsidiary Honor has posted onto Weibo a teaser for its next event, clearly laying out its …

Technology

Profile: Xi Jinping and his era - Xinhua

BEIJING, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- On the morning of Oct. 18, Xi Jinping, standing behind a lectern in the Great Hall of the People, delivered a report to …

China

Avoidable Hospital Admissions From Diabetes Complications In Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, And Communities Outside Beijing

• 1. Jianchao Quan (jquan@hku.hk) is a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Health Economics, Policy, and Management, School of Public …

Hong Kong

Seeing U.S. in Retreat Under Trump, Japan and China Move to Mend Ties

TOKYO — The first time Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, met President Xi Jinping of China, the body language told the story. Mr. Xi looked dour and stiff, turning away from Mr. Abe with pursed lips, as if someone had forced him into it after months of escalating tensions between their two …

China

China, Philippines agree to avoid force in South China Sea dispute

BEIJING/MANILA (Reuters) - China and the Philippines have agreed to avoid force to resolve their differences over the South China Sea, according to a joint statement issued on Thursday by China at the end of a visit to Manila by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.<p>China and the Philippines have long sparred …

South China Sea

A crackdown in China's 'democracy village' signals the country's tightening grip on civil society

• <b>Wukan, a Chinese village, was once a symbol of grassroots democracy in China.</b>• <b><br>There are now surveillance cameras on major street corners and informants, according to villagers.</b>• <b><br>Democratic dissidents have reportedly quit their posts, been jailed, or were harassed.</b><p>WUKAN, China (Reuters) - Surveillance …

China

Human rights repression in China seen worsening under Xi

Activists are describing a drastic deterioration in China's treatment of human rights campaigners as the country's most powerful leader in a …

China

Trump Lost Sight of His Promising Asia Vision

Before the trip the president described a coherent policy. Then he fawned over dictators in China and the Philippines.<p>When it comes to foreign policy, the Donald Trump administration’s basic approach often appears to be "one step forward, two steps back." No sooner does the president unveil a …

South China Sea

China’s debts: subway, no way

All politics is local. But all debt is national when local IOUs contribute to a country’s total borrowings and reduce its creditworthiness. This …

China

Trump's South China Sea Message

He laid down some important markers on his Asia tour.

South China Sea

In Chinese Cities, Migrants' Work Is Welcome. Their Children Are Not

Tucked into a small side street in the Changping District just north of Beijing, a school stands out in bright, childlike colors — orange and green. Cheerful music plays between classes as students stream into the courtyard to play.<p>The school, like many in China, is for migrant children — serving …

World News

A clinic in China is offering seriously ill Iowans new hope through centuries-old medicine

<b>© Copyright 2017, Des Moines Register and Tribune Co.</b><p><i>Sixth in a series examining Iowa's growing connection and influence with China. Read the project</i> …

Terry Branstad

China's first driverless subway makes test run

A driverless subway train undergoes a test run in Beijing on Nov 15, 2017. The 16.6-km Yanfang Line is China's first fully domestically developed …

News (China)

Chinese expert: Full-blown war with India will be last option

A full-blown conflict is the last thing China wants with India, a Chinese expert said on Wednesday, adding Beijing wants to see ties with India reach …

China