Beijing

Beijing's Population Is Shrinking, and China Is Fine With That

Bejiing’s population has dropped for the first time in at least 17 years, according to state media, suggesting government efforts to tackle traffic …

China

A new era for Israel-China relations

As the two countries across the Asian continent celebrate the 26th anniversary of bilateral ties, the huge potential going forward is evident.<p>CHINESE …

China

China's Premier Li calls for more targeted economic policy

© Reuters. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang chairs the second Mekong-Lancang Cooperation leaders meeting, under the theme "Our River of Peace and …

China

Asia is wondering if Trump will defend Taiwan

The Pentagon’s latest National Defense Strategy defines “revisionist” powers as the “central challenge to US prosperity and security,” and China’s …

Opinion

Beijing to close 500 manufacturing companies this year - Chinadaily.com.cn

BEIJING - Beijing will shut down 500 manufacturing companies this year, to further move its non-capital functions out of the city, Beijing's acting …

News (China)

Take a 10-Day Trip to China for the Price of Airfare

Groupon is currently offering a 10-day trip to Beijing and Shanghai for $750-$1020 (including a $100 fee) from sixteen major U.S. cities, which isn’t …

Travel

The Best Flight Deals To Get You Through The End Of January

We’re deep into January now. The fun of the holidays is fading from our review mirrors and the doldrums of a cold, albeit short, February loom ever nearer. It might just be time to escape to greener pastures and warmer shores. Or, maybe it’s time to get in that trip to the mountains where a …

Air Travel

Beijing's struggle against pollution will be tough, take time: mayor

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing's battle against air pollution will take time and be very tough to win despite recent improvements, the acting mayor of China's capital said on Wednesday.<p>The city has been fighting to clean its notoriously smoggy air through steps such as pushing households and factories …

Environment

U.S. Fires Trade Shot at Beijing and Western Firms Get Caught in Crossfire

Foreign companies, already reeling from China’s wrath, face grim prospect of trade war<p>SHANGHAI—Judged by recent standards, Marriott International Inc.’s corporate apology in China was particularly abject.<p>The hotel chain had implied in a marketing survey that Taiwan is a separate country, along with …

China

Scientists Have Found A Way To Make It Snow Whenever We Want

Never miss a white Christmas again.<p>Having more snow days might sound like the stuff of nightmares for adults relying on public transport, but that’s …

China

Washington must stand up against Beijing’s bullying of US companies

As China’s economic might grows, Beijing is leveraging that power to coerce foreign companies to advance its political narrative and punish them when …

Opinion

Beijing to defend against US tariffs

China will defend its legitimate interests with other members of the World Trade Organization after the United States announced tariffs on imported …

News (China)

Beijing, Shanghai record first population decline in 40 years

The population of Beijing and Shanghai, for the first time since 1978, recorded a slight decline in 2017, as China's two mega cities strive to shed …

News (China)

Carrefour, Chinese tech giant Tencent form alliance

BEIJING (AP) — Carrefour and Chinese technology giant Tencent have announced a cooperation agreement in China and a possible investment to develop online retailing and other technology.<p>The companies said Tuesday they want to link Carrefour's global retail knowledge and the technology strengths of …

Business

Beijing gets serious about cleaning up inappropriate videos targeting children

Beijing’s culture regulator issued an urgent notice on Monday that requires video streaming sites to self-censor all kid-targeted videos such as …

News (China)

Yuan-dollar central parity rate renews 25-month high

BEIJING - The central parity rate of the Chinese yuan against the US dollar Tuesday strengthened for the third consecutive trading day to reach its …

Economy

Five Motorcycle Sidecar Tours With Views You’ll Never Get on a Bus

Sightseeing tours in motorcycle sidecars are taking off around the world. Riding in the three-wheeled vehicles with a driver who’s also your local guide is a unique and fun way for travelers to explore a destination.<p>It can be an attention-getting way to explore a city, too. Remi Di Nino, a founder …

Tiananmen Square

Telegraph style book: Tt

T: have something down to a T.<p>T-shirts<p>tablespoonful(s)<p>tad is banned.<p>Taittinger<p>Taliban<p>take, as in " a new take on…." is hackneyed.<p>Taki Theodoracopulos<p>target is not a verb.<p>task is not a verb.<p>taste: good manners rather than political correctness dictate that we should be sensitive in using certain …

Tiananmen Square

China's high quality growth underpins world economic recovery

BEIJING - Optimism over a broad-based global recovery is gaining momentum in Davos, Switzerland, where policymakers and economists around the world …

Economics

Olympics are Messing up Asia Award Availability

I <i>love</i> Asia. Amazing places, delicious food, kind people, etc, etc, etc. Oh, and fantastic airlines and incredible airline lounges! Asia is generally …

Airlines

Beijing Tax Officials Convicted of Bribery

Nearly a dozen employees of a Beijing tax office were found guilty of helping homebuyers evade taxes, costing the government more than 100 million …

News (China)

IMF ups China 2018 economic growth forecast

BEIJING - The International Monetary Fund raised its forecast for China's economic growth in 2018, amid an upbeat outlook for the global recovery.<p>The …

Economy

'Rehabilitation from the heart' to help kids with special needs - World

BEIJING - United Arab Emirates Embassy in Beijing has started a charitable initiative called "rehabilitation starts from heart" to support children …

News (China)

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski ‘Winced’ at SNL Skit ‘Because of Our Children’

Scarborough tells The Daily Beast that SNL’s opening sendup of him and Brzezinski made the couple ‘uncomfortable.’ He was happier about the response …

Donald Trump

As U.S. goes quiet on close naval patrols, China speaks out

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - While the Pentagon plays down patrols close to Chinese-controlled reefs and islands in the South China Sea, Beijing is sounding the alarm about them, seeking to justify what experts say will be an even greater presence in the disputed region.<p>Chinese officials …

South China Sea

China must win 'three tough battles' while pursuing reforms: Premier Li

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the country must reduce poverty, control pollution and reduce risks, challenges he described as “three tough battles” for the economy, as policymakers push for reforms and innovation this year.<p>Economic growth beat the government’s target last …

China

China says United States is real threat to global trade, not itself

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States, not China, threatens the global trade system, China's foreign ministry said on Monday, after U.S. President Donald Trump's administration called U.S. support for Beijing's joining the World Trade Organization in 2001 a mistake.<p>WTO rules have proved ineffective …

China

2018 Jeep Grand Commander is Beijing Bound

Stylish seven-seat SUV revealed for China<p>Official images of the 2018 Jeep Grand Commander have been revealed, and it looks a lot like the Jeep Yuntu Concept (below) we saw last year in Shanghai—minus the plug-in hybrid kit and drone tech.<p>Jeep’s Grand Commander is slated to make its official debut …

Trucks

Beijing to launch campaign to root out 'low taste' video games - Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing is starting a special investigation campaign into online video games to root out those with "low taste", the official Xinhua news agency reported.<p>The month-long campaign that began Monday will seek to identify games that "have severe deviation in value, distort history, …

China

EMBARRASSING: China Mocks U.S. Over Gov't Shutdown. China!

When a communist nation that once killed as many as 10,000 of its own protesting citizens in a single uprising mocks <i>your</i> government, you've got a …

Conservative View