Technology

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

Chinese president's top economic adviser going to Washington

Feb 26, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser will hold talks with American officials in Washington this week amid mounting tension over trade disputes

China charges former rising political star with bribery

Feb 13, 2018

Chinese authorities have charged former rising political star Sun Zhengcai with bribery

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

Feb 13, 2018

A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence

Thais arrest alleged Russian cybercrime market operator

Feb 9, 2018

Police in Thailand say they have arrested a Russian national accused by U.S. authorities of running an online cybercrime marketplace

China's January auto sales growth rebounds to 10.7 percent

Feb 9, 2018

China's auto sales growth rebounded in January to 10.7 percent over a year earlier, boosted by strong demand for SUVs

China solar supplier grows in India to avoid trade controls

Feb 6, 2018

One of China's biggest makers of solar panels says it will invest $309 million to expand manufacturing in India to guard against what it says is a rising threat of import controls in the United States and other markets

China orders microblog operators to tighten censorship

Feb 2, 2018

Chinese microblog operators have been ordered by regulators to tighten censorship after the most popular service was criticized for failing to block prohibited material

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