China

Ports, Pipelines, and Geopolitics: China's New Silk Road Is a Challenge for Washington

On China’s remote western frontier with Kazakhstan, yurts and camels are silhouetted against a piercing blue sky. Yet the most striking image rising …

Belt and Road Initiative

Did China Just Avoid a Major Coup? Expert Gordon Chang Weighs In

China may have just dodged a major bullet... for now.<p>"We had a senior official, [Liu Shiyu] on the sidelines of the Communist Party's 19th National …

Investing

Trump's call for Chinese dissident to be deported based on Beijing letter: report

Wall Street Journal says the US president called for Guo Wengui’s deportation during a policy discussion after receiving a letter accusing him of serious crimes<p>Donald Trump called for the deportation of a Chinese dissident living in the US, after receiving a request from Beijing hand-delivered by a …

News

China revives role in insurers’ joint ventures

China’s Communist party is establishing or reviving “party committees” inside joint ventures with foreign insurance companies in the country, …

The City

Ports, Pipelines, and Geopolitics: China's New Silk Road Is a Challenge for Washington

Some $8 billion of trade passes through each year, say Chinese officials. There’s a free-trade zone that welcomes 30,000 traders daily, and an …

Belt and Road Initiative

China's Shanghai Electric near deal for Brazil transmission project

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - A unit of China's Shanghai Electric Group Co Ltd <601627.SS> is near closing a deal to take over a power transmission project in southern Brazil owned by a subsidiary of Eletrobras <ELET6.SA>, an official at electricity regulator Aneel told Reuters.<p>The project in Rio …

All Eyes Are on Xi's Succession Plan

China will finally get an answer to the big question looming over the Communist Party’s biggest political event: Will President Xi Jinping clearly …

Business

Is Tesla, Inc. About to Build a Factory in China?

Here's why Tesla is jumping at the opportunity to build electric vehicles in China.<p>Since electric-car maker <b>Tesla</b> (NASDAQ:TSLA) confirmed earlier this …

Stocks

China is boosting its naval presence in the South China Sea

The Chinese South Sea Fleet has set up a new marine rescue squadron as part of moves by the People’s Liberation Army to step up its battle readiness and deploy more submarines to the region.<p>The new unit will enhance the navy’s capacity to conduct missions further afield, military observers said.<p>The …

South China Sea

WSJ.com What's News - Worldwide News Briefs for Oct 23

A XI JINPING PROTÉGÉ RISES TO STARDOM<p>The rising prospects of Chen Min'er, a younger ally to China's president, has raised speculation over Xi Jinping's succession plans and whether his protégé may vault into the leadership during the current Communist Party political meetings.<p>JAPAN'S ABE CEMENTS …

Xi Jinping

War of words: The shakeup in Canada’s Chinese-language press

Mom-and-pop news websites are giving the veterans of Vancouver’s Chinese-language press a run for their money<p>There’s a shakeup underway in Canada’s …

Journalism

Car suppliers jump on report Tesla to own China plant, but there's a catch

by Yan Zhang and Tian Ying<p>Auto-parts suppliers shares jumped in Asian trading after the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that Tesla reached an agreement …

Australian News

Is China's Bitcoin Ban On the Verge of Being Lifted?

With Bitcoin nearing in on a record high of more than $6,000, many investors are hopeful China will lift its ban on the cryptocurrency, adding fuel …

Bitcoin

China's trillion-dollar plan for world domination

As Donald Trump whips the world into a frenzy with his tweets, China is plotting a trillion-dollar global trade revamp which could change …

New Zealand News

Chinese propaganda faces stiff competition from celebrities

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Xi Jinping

China's Shanghai Electric near deal for Brazil transmission project | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Oct 24, 2017 03:15 am | Updated Date: Oct 24, 2017 …

News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

Trump Says 'No Change' to 401(k) Under Tax Overhaul<p>President Donald Trump vowed a popular retirement savings program would remain untouched in the forthcoming Republican tax overhaul proposal.<p>Stocks Slip to Start the Week<p>U.S. stocks slipped after major indexes finished last week with a trifecta of …

Economy

China and Science Fraud

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “China Tarnished by Science Fraud” (front page, Oct. 14):<p>In barely 35 years China has advanced from a country practically devoid of Western science to a visible superpower of government-supported, world-class science productivity.<p>Chinese students and mentors were eager to learn and …

Opinion

Singapore and the US reaffirm ‘robust partnership’ with aircraft deal, closer security cooperation

WASHINGTON DC: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Donald Trump on Monday (Oct 23) took US-Singapore relations forward in witnessing the …

International Relations

Make China Great Again! Xi leads China into muscular new era

Audiences loved what became China's biggest-grossing movie ever. Some reportedly sang the national anthem as the movie closed on an image of a …

Belt and Road Initiative

China's 19th Communist Party Congress: Charlie Rose

October 23rd, 2017, 5:07 PM UTC<p>We look at China's 19th Communist Party Congress with Graham Allison, a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School. His …

Business

North Korea: Trump to demand China does more to rein in Kim Jon Un's regime

During a visit to Beijing next month, President Donald Trump will attempt to persuade China’s leader to do more to rein in North Korea, after having …

North Korea

Tesla Is Setting Itself Up to Be the Apple of China's Electric Car Market

On a unit basis, Apple Inc. <b>(AAPL)</b> claimed just 13.6% of the Chinese smartphone market in 2015 and 9.6% in 2016, according to research firm IDC. Those …

Investing

Wada is accused of sitting on mass China doping claims for five years

Chinese doctor Xue Yinxian gave an interview in 2012 alleging that more than 10,000 athletes had used banned substances<p>The World Anti-Doping Agency has come under fire for taking five years to begin investigating allegations of systematic doping in China that were first made by a whistleblower in …

Sport (UK)

Of Minsky Moments and Creaky Vehicles - Bloomberg Gadfly

Speaking of Minsky Moments, People's Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan is engaged in a tug of war with investors on how to price …

Business

TibetanHistory-20thCentury - Sky Burial

Julia Kirchner<br>04-28-07<p>A Review of <i>Sky Burial</i><p><i>Sky Burial</i> is story told by the Chinese author Xinran about a Chinese woman from Suzhou who spent thirty …

Columbia University

More than two-thirds of Canadians support a free trade deal with China

OTTAWA — Almost 70 per cent of Canadians support a free trade deal with China, a new University of British Columbia poll finds, showing “pragmatism” …

Canadian News

For some Chinese dissidents, party congress means a paid 'vacation'

"They told me I had to go to a more isolated place this time," he told Reuters by phone from Yunnan province in far southwestern China, a popular …

Max Baucus Says China Confident Ahead of Trump's Visit

October 23rd, 2017, 6:39 PM UTC<p>Max Baucus, former U.S. ambassador to China, discusses U.S. trade relations with China. He speaks with Bloomberg's …

Business

After Beating Uber, Didi Faces New Rivals in China

Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing is facing fresh competition at home, as companies such as on-demand services app Meituan-Dianping see an …

Uber