China

How the rise of a liberal, social media–savvy generation is changing Chinese society

BEIJING — Lucifer does not follow Chinese politics. The 28-year-old musician in Beijing — who chose his English name “to be different” — doesn't read state media. He cannot name any of the standing committees of the Politburo, the seven men who steer the Chinese Communist Party, save for “Xi Dada,” …

National People's Congress

Sino-Saudi alignment creates strategic opportunity for Turkey

<i>Saudi Arabia and China agreed to increase oil supplies to Beijing in the coming years. This was announced during the visit of Saudi King Salman ibn</i> …

Saudi Arabia

In China, Syngenta Deal Feeds Local GMO Fears

ZHAODONG, China—The Huiji Hotpot restaurant is a local favorite here, where diners boil meat and vegetables in cauldrons of broth—comfort food to gird against the subzero winter in this far northern farming community.<p>A couple of years ago customers started to quiz manager Wu Xiaofeng: Did his …

Agriculture

PBOC's Zhou Signals Financial Opening Will Require Negotiation - Bloomberg

People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan said the country is preparing to further open its financial sector and signaled doing so will involve …

People's Bank of China

What do you think about Hong Kong's election of Carrie Lam?

Carrie Lam has been voted in as Hong Hong’s next leader. If you live in the territory, we’d like you to share your thoughts on the election with us<p>Carrie Lam has been voted in as chief executive of Hong Kong, to become the city’s first female leader. If you live in Hong Hong, we’d like you to share …

Hong Kong

Bike-sharing companies should stay open to gov't dialogue: Ofo CEO

Bike-sharing companies should have the will to take on responsibility when problems emerge and maintain an active dialogue with the government, said …

Shanghai

China embraces killer whale shows, even as SeaWorld ends them

However, other countries and SeaWorld seem to be phasing out their orca programs at parks. Video provided by Newsy Newslook<p>ZHUHAI, China — Forget the oohs and aahs. The recent debut of killer whales at China’s largest aquarium here has sparked concerns worldwide that the country is repeating …

Mammals

China Slinging Salmon on the Internet Lures Norway Seafood Fund - Bloomberg

China is the next market to conquer for Norwegian salmon and this seafood investor.<p>“China is too big to ignore,” Hogne I. Tyssoy, portfolio manager …

Norway

Apple Bites Back With iPhone Court Win in China

BEIJING—A Chinese court has overturned a ruling against Apple Inc. over iPhone patents, a win for the tech giant in one of its toughest markets.<p>The Beijing IP Court ruled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus don’t infringe on patents for exterior smartphone design held by a defunct local manufacturer, …

Beijing

China blocks outspoken academic from returning to Australia

The lawyer for a professor at an Australian university says the academic has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to Sydney because …

Student exchange flap tests Taiwan’s resistance to Chinese economic pressure

Wang Hao thrived during her semester as an exchange student in Taiwan. As a native of mainland China, she found it exotic to hang out with Taiwanese students, sitting under a thicket of banyan trees and listening to local bands.<p>Now a fourth-year undergraduate at Dalian University of Technology, …

Taiwan

New leader in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's electoral committee has picked a staunchly pro-China candidate, Carrie Lam, to lead the city in voting that underscores Beijing's growing …

Hong Kong

China's Premier Li arrives in NZ for talks

China's premier has arrived in New Zealand for talks at a time that both countries are pushing to expand free trade.<p>Premier Li Keqiang arrived at …

Li Keqiang

Belt and Road Initiative strives to reflect 'globalization 2.0'

China's Belt and Road Initiative is doing a key job in restructuring the global production value chain amid profound changes in the post-crisis world.

News (China)

Surprise support for company tax cuts in latest poll

The Turnbull government is trailing Labor badly in the eyes of voters but has a higher-than-anticipated level of support for one of its most …

Li Keqiang

Morgan Stanley bullish on China's bond market

Morgan Stanley is bullish on China's bond market, the investment bank's regional head said at the annual Boao Forum for Asia on Sunday.More work …

Wall Street

Chinese wines and their international rivals

China makes a lot of wine but until recently very little of it was on sale here. So how do two Chinese wines available in UK supermarkets stand up to the rest?<p><b>Changyu Noble Dragon Cabernet Gernischt, Yantai, China 2014 (£10,</b> <b>Sainsbury’s</b><b>).</b> Only Spain has more land given over to wine production than …

Marks & Spencer

Why This Market Needs To Crash

Like an old vinyl record with a well-worn groove, the needle skipping merrily back to the same track over and over again, we repeat: <i>Today's markets</i> …

People's Bank of China

China calls for cooperation mechanism among South China Sea littoral countries

BOAO, Hainan, March 25 -- China on Saturday called on littoral countries of the South China Seato establish a cooperation mechanism.<p>Vice Foreign …

South China Sea

China prevents Sydney academic from boarding flight home

China has prevented an academic critical of its growing influence in Australia from travelling home to Sydney, casting a shadow over Chinese Premier …

Li Keqiang

Apple wins patent case in China as court overturns iPhone sale ban

Apple was ordered to stop selling iPhones last year after a patent infringement complaint was logged against it.<p>Apple has reportedly just landed a …

Shenzhen

Week In Review: 2 Major China CROs Move Toward China Public Listings

<b>Deals and Financings</b><p>Wuxi AppTec, China's largest CRO/CMO, has begun the application process for an IPO on a China exchange. Previously, the company …

Why the Chinese Are Still Not Sweet on Chocolate

When German chocolate company Milka entered the Chinese market last year, it did so with confidence. A recent study had indicated that Chinese people consume just 100 grams of chocolate on average — about one whole bar of chocolate a year, and far less than the 90 bars per person consumed by the …

Chocolate

Old China - Tientsin - Tianjin

ientsin was declared an open trading port in 1860. The British general Charles “Chinese” Gordon (yes, the one who would later die in Khartoum) laid …

19th Century

Chinese Premier wraps up Aust visit

After four days of trade talk, diplomacy and a footy game, China's second most powerful leader Premier Li Keqiang is set to wrap up his visit to …

Li Keqiang

Sinopec Sees Profit Jump as Spending to Rise 1st Time Since 2013 - Bloomberg

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. said profits during the first quarter of this year are expected to more than double on higher crude prices and …

Oil

Sydney academic stopped from leaving China

An academic from the University of Technology Sydney has been prevented from leaving China, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed.<p>…

Australian News

Greater Bay Area new highlight in China's economy

BEIJING — Industrial experts and officials believe that the "Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area" will provide strong support for an upgraded …

Hong Kong

Chinese authorities block Sydney academic from boarding flight home

BEIJING/SYDNEY: Chinese authorities have blocked an Australia-based academic from boarding a flight home, Australia said on Sunday, after what …

Beijing

Between Riches and Poverty: Chinese Christian Business People

Background<p>Christians in business are quite common. In Western countries, any Christian may work in any industry or field, and what he or she believes …

Small Business