Politics & Society

China to launch US$2bn multilateral Africa investment

China and the African Development Bank plan to launch a US$2 billion investment vehicle this week,

China evacuates 3,000 from Vietnam amid riots

China has evacuated more than 3,000 of its citizens from Vietnam since deadly mob violence erupted

China pushes back against an uncomprehending world

Ain't getting no love

Deaths reported during anti-China riots in Vietnam

Anti-China riots in Vietnam continue as authorities struggle to stop the violence, which have left

China blames Vietnam for conflict

The chief of the general staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army blamed Hanoi for escalating

Vietnamese rioters attack Chinese factories

Vietnamese rioters vandalized and burned allegedly Chinese-owned factories amid growing tensions ov

China arrests US website contributor

China arrested a Beijing man on suspicion of supplying prohibited news items to a US-based website,

US asks China to reform RMB rate

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew pressed Beijing to allow market forces to play a bigger role in sett

China sees surge in families seeking redress from Japan

Descendants of forced laborers working for Japanese companies during the Sino-Japanese war filed Ch

Beijing pumps more cash into affordable homes

Beijing has allocated US$19.2 billion (RMB 119.3 billion) to promote construction of low-income hou

China ready for deep dive without foreign partners

China no longer needs foreign assistance with deep-water drilling,

Planned incinerator sparks violent protests in Hangzhou

Violent protests erupted over a planned waste incinerator on the outskirts of Hangzhou over the wee

Don’t believe what you read in the papers

Not every absurd idea coming out of China will come true

Beijing blames Hanoi for South China Sea "harassment"

Beijing blamed Vietnam for a bitter stand-off in the South China Sea that started on Saturday as Ch

Six injured in knife attack at Guangzhou railway station

A knife-wielding assailant attacked civilians at Guangzhou railway station on Tuesday, wounding mor

Xi vows to crush Xinjiang separatists after bombing

President Xi Jinping promised to crush separatists in China's Xinjiang province following the deadl

Inequality gap worse in China than US, study says

China's Gini coefficient, a measure of income inequality, is higher than that of the US and among t

Bill Gates calls for China philanthropy in People's Daily

Bill Gates has urged China's super-wealthy to give more to charity,

Probe widens at China Resources Group

Police have detained two more executives at China Resourses Group following an investigation into t

China seizes Japanese ship over wartime claim

The Shanghai Maritime Court during the weekend seized a cargo ship belonging to Japanese conglomera

Shoe factory labor strike spreads to neighboring province

A strike by workers at shoe maker Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings spread from a factory complex in Sou

China's housing sector is crumbling – literally

Construction

China Resources head in graft probe

China's anti-corruption agency is investigating Song Lin, chairman of state-owned conglomerate Chin

China hits back at US MH370 criticism

China responded angrily to mainstream US newspapers criticizing Beijing for late and tepid efforts

Ukraine tensions flag risks for Beijing's grain importers

Feeding China

Australia continues to pick up possible missing jet signals

An Australian search vessel has continued to receive pulse signals from underwater pings consistent

Russia close to signing gas deal

Russia on Wednesday announced it was finalizing a landmark deal for Gazprom, a state energy company

US defense secretary questioned on mutual tensions

Officers at China's National Defense University threw tough questions at US Defense Secretary Chuck

Don't backtrack on yuan liberalization, US official warns

A senior US Treasury official warned China against backtracking on its plans to move toward a marke

US defense chief visits China’s aircraft carrier

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel toured China’s lone aircraft carrier on Monday, amid greater insis

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