Politics & Society

Infographic series: China's underappreciated indicators

China by the numbers

For a better future urban environment China needs to break up its megacities

Livable cities

Beijing will use BRICS bank to weave a web around Washington

OP-ED: China in the world

Beijing should not overestimate Europe’s divisions

Q&A: Europe and China

Op-ed: China must regenerate its towns and cities


Chinese culture all but forgotten in the rush to urbanize



A busy week all round, boys and girls.

US conducts South China Sea 'maneuvering drill'

A US warship carried out a "maneuvering drill" when it sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artifi

Two Chinese nationals kidnapped in Pakistan

Armed men abducted two Chinese nationals in the city of Quetta in southwestern Pakistan Wednesday,

US steel industry says imports national security threat

The US steel industry is pushing the Trump administration to take a sweeping view of what constitut

China suggests expanding imports from US

China has suggested more goods it may import from the United States as Beijing attempts to thaw onc

China property crackdown puts owners in limbo

Struggling to control a housing bubble, the city government announced measures on March 26 that eff

China's population may be smaller than thought

China's population may be smaller than official data suggests, according to a group of researchers,

MSCI to decide on China A-shares June 20

MSCI will announce on June 20 whether it would finally include China's domestic A-shares in its glo

China's SOEs wary of Belt and Road political risk

As the global limelight fades from President Xi Jinping's "Belt and Road" summit, the main actors –

Duterte says Xi threatened war if Philippines drills for oil

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday Chinese counterpart China Xi Jinping had warned

China to host Antarctic Treaty meeting

China will for the first time host a meeting of the group overseeing management of the Antarctic at

Macau casinos set to regain revenue

Casino executives in Macau are confident that the slowdown of recent years is behind them amid a br


Information overload, boys and girls, so just a quick summary of events of  significance as w

China succeeds in mining subsea methane ice

China has succeeded in extracting methane gas from solid deposits under the sea in an experiment th

China, ASEAN agree on South China Sea conduct

China and Southeast Asian countries agreed on Thursday to a framework for a long-mooted code of con

US uncertainty nudging Japan toward AIIB

Uncertainty over ties with the United States could push Japan closer to China, with a senior Japane

China tries to ease OBOR political concerns

Xi Jinping has sought to allay concerns among China's neighbours that its ambitious Belt and Road s

Debt risk substantial in New Silk Road project

Behind China's trillion-dollar effort to build a modern Silk Road is a lending program of unprecede

Xi: OBOR goes beyond economic arrangements

Opening a two-day meeting with leaders from 29 countries and officials from dozens more on hand, Pr

Germany demands OBOR free trade guarantees

Germany warned on Sunday it will not sign a joint statement at China's Belt and Road forum if a pac

US lawmakers criticize MoneyGram deal

Ant Financial's $1.2bn takeover of MoneyGram has drawn fresh criticism from US lawmakers who say th

Light relief

The Trump drama, which feels like it's heading towards some kind of a break point, remains a seriou

New Silk Road facing cash crunch

China is urgently seeking support from international lenders to close a yawning financing gap for p

Chinese banks provide $400bn credit to OBOR projects

Caixin reports that Ch


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