China

10,000 impounded bikes look like abstract art

It may look like abstract art, but this is actually what 10,000 bicycles being dumped into one space looks like.<p>Tens of thousands of shared bikes have been impounded by authorities, and left at a playground in the Chinese city of Hefei.<p>It's simply the latest chapter in the recent shared bike …

Chinese Art

One of the most prominent Chinese analysts is sounding alarm on the country's debt

LONDON – Charlene Chu, an influential China analyst, of Chinese debt, warned the country's debt problem is starting to have global implications.<p>Speaking to the Financial Times' Gabriel Wildau this week, Chu said: "Everyone knows there’s a credit problem in China, but I find that people often forget …

Chinese Economy

Indians decry 'racist' Chinese video on Bhutan border standoff

Propaganda spoof mocking India’s response to land dispute lambasted for depiction of Sikh soldier wobbling his head<p>Indians have reacted with bemusement and outrage at a “racist” video posted online by Chinese state media, as a highly charged border dispute between the two countries enters its third …

India

China is United States' biggest creditor once again

Just as US President Donald Trump seeks to target Beijing over what he thinks are "unfair trade practices," the Treasury Department has confirmed …

World News

This Is How China Is Helping Keep North Korea Alive

Chinese food exports to North Korea - both staples and snacks - have increased massively over the past year, hinting at the isolated regime's growing …

North Korea

Chinese propaganda video sparks Indian outrage | Miami Herald

China's main state news agency, Xinhua, has released a video online criticizing India in a border dispute that prompted an Indian newspaper to …

India

New report reveals what China has been up to in Antarctica

AAP<p><b>AUSTRALIA must wise up to secret Chinese military activities and the threat of a land grab for resources in Antarctica, a report warns.</b><p>Research …

South China Sea

The Confederacy Lost. Why Are We Glorifying Their Heroes?

As a nation, we have coddled people who still identify with the Confederacy. This is a moral failure.

People's Republic of China

Alibaba Caught In China’s Internet Crackdown

<b>Alibaba</b> (BABA) has become the latest Chinese internet stock to fall foul of Beijing internet crackdown as regulators ordered it to fix its Taobao …

Beijing

China warns Washington against 'trade war'

BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Thursday warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published …

Beijing

US: War would be 'horrific' but NKorea nukes 'unimaginable'

BEIJING (AP) — The top U.S. military officer says a military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is "unimaginable."<p>The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine …

North Korea

Taiwan, at the heart of the world’s tech supply chain, has a serious electricity problem

On Tuesday (Aug. 15) evening at 5pm local time, millions of households and businesses across Taiwan suddenly went dark. For some, phone lines and TVs went dead for a few hours. For others, entire production lines came to a halt.<p>Taiwan’s state-backed power monopoly Taipower said that the blackout …

Energy

Chinese state media releases spoof video with racist undertones on India over border tensions

The parody mocks India over the recent border tensions at Doklam and Ladakh.<p>Chinese state media Xinhua has released a short spoof video mocking India …

India

Chinese Video on Border Standoff With India Provokes Accusations of Racism

BEIJING — A video produced by China’s state-run news media that features racist stereotypes of Indians has come under fire, adding to tensions between China and India as the two countries struggle to resolve a simmering border standoff.<p>The English-language video, published by Xinhua, the official …

World News

Chinese stocks get unified Hong Kong treatment

Tencent and China Mobile could join ICBC in a shake-up of Hong Kong’s key China-tracking indices in a move designed to limit the complexities caused …

Stocks

China gets tough on long, odd company names

“Beijing Afraid of Wife Technology” and “What You Looking at Technology” are among the kind of company names that will become a thing of the past …

Hong Kong sentences prominent democracy activists to prison

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders have been sentenced for their role in the 2014 "Umbrella Movement" protests. The …

Hong Kong

China's Alibaba outstrips revenue estimates with online sales growth

(Reuters) - Alibaba, China's top e-commerce firm, beat analyst's estimates with a 56 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, driven by growth in online sales which make up most of its business.<p>Thursday's results show that Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N), one of Asia's most valuable companies, is …

Alibaba Group

Alibaba, Tencent, Didi and other tech firms pour $12B into mobile operator China Unicom

China is about to take net neutrality to the next level after a group of influential tech companies that includes Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Didi Chuxing and JD.com agreed to invest nearly $12 billion into state-run mobile operator China Unicom.<p>China Unicom is the country’s second largest operator …

Chinese Media Just Released This Extremely Racist Video About India’s ‘Seven Sins’

India and China have been struggling with border issues for decades now and the situation has not gotten any better. Both armies have been involved …

India

China's Growing Its Share of Southeast Asia's Infrastructure Pie

China has Southeast Asia in its sights.<p>Companies from the world’s second biggest economy are increasingly targeting the region for investment, …

South-east Asia

Tanzania: Chinese Military Ship Docks At Dar Port

A Chinese military ship docked at Dar es Salaam port on Wednesday.<p>Dar es Salaam — A Chinese military ship docked at the Dar es Salaam port on …

Dar Es Salaam

The North Korean Crisis: Immediate Considerations

Whatever respite there may be between North Korea and the United States, make no mistake that the possibilities of a nuclear conflict with North …

North Korea

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for role in 2014 protests

Joshua Wong, Hong Kong’s best known democracy activist, and two other student leaders have been jailed for their part in the 2014 Occupy protests, as …

Hong Kong

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China ADR reports 1H results

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China ADR (OTCPK:PNGAY): 1H net income of RMB43.4B.<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Admiral Group Plc. ADR 2017 Q2 -</b> …

Business

Chinese general says military measures must not become an option on Korean peninsula

<i>CGTN photo</i><p>Senior Chinese military official, Fan Changlong said that military measures must not become an option on the Korean Peninsula, according to …

North Korea

China’s Anbang Hits a Wall in South Korea

Disappearance of insurance firm’s chairman exacerbates problems as deals fray; ‘Strategy? We don’t have such things’<p>SEOUL—China’s Anbang Insurance Group dove headlong into South Korea, spending over $1 billion as it took control of two insurers, agreed to buy an asset-management company and picked …

Malaysia

Chinese Novelist Is Arrested in 4 Murders From 2 Decades Ago

BEIJING — Looking back, the titles of his books said it all.<p>In the preface to his 2010 novel “The Guilty Secret,” the Chinese author Liu Yongbiao expressed his desire to write a suspense-filled detective story about an alluring female writer who dodges arrest despite committing a string of …

The Arts

America in economic war with China, says Trump advisor

US President Donald Trump's chief political strategist said the United States is at 'economic war' with China and has warned Washington about losing …

Steve Bannon

Hong Kong activist Wong braces for possible prison sentence

“When those of us who face jail time have yet to give up, how can the rest of you give up?” asks Joshua Wong

Hong Kong