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China's twerking high jumper Zhang Guowei retires at 28

The Popular Chinese athlete told his 3.4 million followers that he is sorry he is retiring because he can't jump anymore

06 Apr 2020 1:07 PM

China says no resumption of major sports events

The announcement scotches speculation that the Chinese football and basketball seasons could get going in the next few weeks

01 Apr 2020 12:11 PM

Covid19 is a long term battle, can't let down our guard: WHO

WHO does not expect any country to be safe, as the coronavirus will eventually get everywhere

31 Mar 2020 1:43 PM

Paulinho among footballers stranded by China's coronavirus lock-out

China closed its borders at the weekend to returning foreigners, even those with work and residence permits

30 Mar 2020 1:57 PM

China slashes rate, adds $7 bn to banking system to counter virus

People's Bank of China said it launched a 50-billion-yuan reverse repurchase operation and lowered seven-day reverse repurchase rate

30 Mar 2020 12:29 PM

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'Blessing amid misfortune': the Chinese football club at coronavirus ground zero

China on Friday reported no new local cases for a second straight day, suggesting that the stringent containment measures have worked

20 Mar 2020 3:02 PM

China media warns Arsenal of 'serious implications' over Mesut Ozil comments

Ozil, a German national of Turkish origin, condemned China's crackdown on Muslim minorities in the western region of Xinjiang in a tweet.

16 Dec 2019 1:38 PM

FIFA to invest 1bn USD in women's football in the next four years: Gianni Infantino

President Gianni Infantino said this on Thursday following a meeting of the world governing body's council.

24 Oct 2019 10:53 AM

China media says US 'destroying international order', after currency-manipulator branding

The accusation, which followed a sharp slide in the yuan on Monday, has driven an even bigger wedge between the world’s largest economies.

06 Aug 2019 12:23 PM

Shares blast off as 'China's Nasdaq' debuts

All 25 components on STAR Market were driven sharply higher in a hearty initial endorsement.

22 Jul 2019 1:23 PM

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Firms in US, China scramble as new tariffs hurt business

On both sides of the Pacific, importers, exporters scrambe as further tariffs of 15 per cent come into effect, on top of the 10 per cent.

31 May 2019 2:11 PM

BMW to recall 360,000 China cars over Takata airbags

The recall will affect nearly 273,000 models built by BMW's joint venture with Chinese manufacturer Brilliance Automotive.

17 Apr 2019 9:35 AM

Chinese smartphone firms jazz up products, seize turf in home market from Apple

People are more attached to their phone than ever and have higher expectations, said Alen Wu, global vice president at Oppo.

22 Mar 2019 10:43 AM

Alibaba CEO rules out layoffs this year

In November, Alibaba cut its full-year revenue forecast to between 375 billion yuan and 383 billion yuan (USD 54.4 -55.6 billion).

22 Feb 2019 11:13 AM

China shuts over 4,000 websites in massive-clean-up campaign

China keeps the internet under tight control and has been cracking down on a range of illegal online activities.

22 Sep 2018 12:32 PM

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China cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate: report

Report said that a mid-level Chinese delegation was due to travel to US ahead of Liu's visit, but trip has now been abandoned.

22 Sep 2018 10:16 AM

Shanghai man who killed his wife, hid her body in freezer gets death sentence

In the three months after killing his wife, Zhu Xiaodong used her money to fund travel as well as hotel trysts with other women, the court said.

23 Aug 2018 1:32 PM

Chinese woman detained after tossing ink on Xi Jinping poster: Activists

Chinese Human Rights Defenders said Dong is believed to have been held later and her Twitter account was deleted hours after the incident.

17 Jul 2018 1:49 PM

Co-pilot tried to hide e-cigarette smoke, sparked mid-air emergency instead

The incident, which resulted in deployment of passenger oxygen masks, occurred Tuesday on flight by Chinese flag carrier from Hong Kong.

13 Jul 2018 6:50 PM

China Air Force lands bombers on South China Sea island

Philippine opposition lawmakers condemned China's militarization of the South China Sea.

20 May 2018 6:25 PM

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