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Ferrari spring Shanghai surprise

Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen lowers his sunglasses while walking in the pit lane ahead of the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on Friday. (Photo: AP)

16 Apr 2016 3:09 AM

Chinese buy jets as hedge against volatility

Some of China’s wealthier investors are buying private jets to secure a mobile, dollar-denominated hedge against volatile financial markets and a declining yuan currency, an industry analyst said, alt

15 Apr 2016 3:04 AM

Australia to trial new China visa rules to boost tourism

Australia will make it easier for Chinese tourists to visit, trialing visa applications in a language other than English, in Chinese.

14 Apr 2016 5:03 PM

Stephen Hawking gets over 1 million followers on China’s Weibo

Renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking entered the universe of Chinese social media with a big bang on Tuesday, with his first post to the country’s Twitter-like Weibo service garnering him more than a

13 Apr 2016 4:02 AM

China to strengthen crackdown on fake goods, online piracy: Xinhua

Wang said the crackdown was crucial to achieving an innovation-driven economy and supply-side structural reform.

18 Mar 2016 12:11 PM


China, South Korea up sanctions on North

China has barred a North Korean freighter from one of its ports and South Korea announced a crackdown on individuals and companies linked to Pyongyang’s weapons programme, stepping up sanctions agains

09 Mar 2016 1:37 AM

Forever blowing bubbles in China

Frenzied property buying in Shanghai has set alarm bells ringing that a new bubble is forming, just months after China’s frothy stock markets crashed, raising fears about a replay of the real estate b

05 Mar 2016 12:23 AM

G20 warns on terror financing

More needs to be done to combat “loopholes and deficiencies” in the world financial system as part of the fight against terrorism, finance ministers from the G20 group of leading economies said Saturd

28 Feb 2016 1:29 AM

KFC wins China payout over mutant chicken rumours

Yum is battling to turn around its fortunes in China, its largest market, where its sales have taken a serious hit

03 Feb 2016 12:13 PM

Air pollution in China abates, but winter a problem

Beijing hoisted its first ever 'red alert' on air pollution in December, when a blanket of humid, still air trapped haze over the capital.

20 Jan 2016 12:20 PM


China’s growth rate hits lowest in 25 years

Experts predict a bumpy land for Chinese economy next year; markets rise in hope of a fresh stimulus

20 Jan 2016 5:03 AM

China makes five more arrests over deadly Shenzhen landslide: reports

The disaster raises questions about China's industrial safety standards.

09 Jan 2016 11:48 AM

China regulator queries Microsoft on findings in anti-trust probe

China's industry and commerce regulator has asked Microsoft Corp to explain “major issues” that it says have come to light from digital data obt-ained as part of an anti-trust investigation.

07 Jan 2016 1:54 AM

Alibaba agrees to invest $1.25 billion in Chinese online food delivery service: report

Alibaba will obtain 27.7 percent stake in, becoming its biggest shareholder.

25 Dec 2015 10:36 AM


After Beijing, heavy smog hits Shanghai

Smog in Chinese metropolis Shanghai hit its highest level since January on Tuesday, prompting schools to ban outdoor activities and authorities to limit work at construction sites and factories as pol

16 Dec 2015 5:49 AM

India, China coming together will be a sea change: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath applauded China's efforts in strengthening bilateral ties

23 Nov 2015 5:03 PM

China Navy: US provocations met with restraint

China’s top admiral said his forces have shown “enormous restraint” in the face of US provocations in the South China Sea, while warning they stand ready to respond to repeated breaches of Chinese sov

21 Nov 2015 6:46 AM

US, China navies train together

A US warship began a week-long port call in China Monday, a moment of cooperation as the two Asia-Pacific powerhouses jockey for position in the disputed South China Sea.

17 Nov 2015 1:00 AM