China's Huawei says to keep investing in US despite setback

Mar 14, 2018

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says it will continue to invest in the United States despite recent setbacks in its efforts to boost sales there

Bali to shush social media for Day of Silence

Mar 13, 2018

Bali's annual Day of Silence is so sacred that even reaching for a smartphone to send a tweet or upload a selfie to social media could cause offense

Asia shares mixed on trade outlook, tighter China oversight

Mar 13, 2018

Asian shares mixed on uncertainty over trade, China regulatory revamp

China pledges strong growth as Xi bids to rule indefinitely

Mar 5, 2018

China's government pledged to deliver robust economic growth and boost military spending while urging the public to embrace President Xi Jinping's rule as its legislature prepared for changes to allow Xi to stay in power indefinitely

No. 2 spender China to boost defense spending in 2018

Mar 5, 2018

China's finance ministry says that the country's defense budget this year will rise to 1.1 trillion yuan ($173 billion)

China sets ambitious growth target, promises steel cuts

Mar 5, 2018

China's top economic official has set a robust growth target of "around 6.5 percent" and promised more market opening and cuts in a bloated steel industry that has inflamed trade tensions with the U.S. and Europe

China to recruit civilian astronauts, boost crewed missions

Mar 5, 2018

China plans to begin recruiting civilian astronauts for its military-backed space program and increase the number of crewed missions to around two a year

China: Trump's tariffs to have 'huge impact' on global trade

Mar 3, 2018

China had no immediate reaction Friday to U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose high tariffs on steel and aluminum, which he followed by tweeting that trade wars "are good, and easy to win"

Reports: China plans to build nuclear aircraft carrier

Mar 1, 2018

Media reports say China is planning to build a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier capable of remaining at sea for long durations

Rights group: China using personal data as repression tool

Feb 27, 2018

Human Rights Watch finds evidence that authorities in one of China's most repressive regions are sweeping up citizens' personal information in a stark example of how big-data technology can be used to police a population

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