China arrests two citizen journalists during Communist Party plenum

Chinese police arrested two citizen journalists this week while an important Communist Party meeting is underway, an international press freedom watchdog said Wednesday.

Chinese prefab house explosion kills 14, injures 147

A powerful blast in a prefabricated home in a town in China's northwest Shaanxi province has left at least 14 people dead and 147 injured, news reports said Tuesday. 

Duterte says he wants to "separate" from US, praises China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he wants to "separate" from the United States and praised China in a speech to a business forum in Beijing.

Philippines' Duterte sees "springtime of relationship" in China visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping committed more than 9 billion dollars in loans for development projects at his meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippine presidential communications...

EU seeks to strengthen trade defence measures as China threat looms

The European Commission proposed a new compromise Wednesday to protect EU industry against unfairly cheap imports, in an effort to win over member states before China can benefit from new rules...

Philippine president arrives in China for portentous state visit

Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte touched down in Beijing on Tuesday evening for a portentous four-day state visit at the invitation of President Xi Jinping.

Murray tightens race for number one with Shanghai title success

Andy Murray moved to within striking distance of the world number one ranking as he broke open a tight final at the Shanghai Masters with a runaway tiebreak to beat Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (7-1...

Chinese President Xi "ready to visit Nepal"

Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday on the sidelines of BRICS Summit in Goa, India, following criticism at home of ignoring relations with China...

Bangladesh, China leaders laud "consensus" in closer ties

Bangladesh hailed a "new horizon" in its ties to Asian superpower China Friday as the countries' leaders announced more than two dozen deals for enhancing cooperation.

Japan stops paying UNESCO in protest over Nanjing Massacre files

Japan said Friday it was withholding financial contributions to UNESCO to express its outrage with the UN cultural body for listing Chinese documents relating to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in its "...

China+16 conference on education held in Beijing

A high-level dialogue on human resources exchange between China and the EU and a conference of education ministers between China and 16 Central and Eastern European countries were held in Beijing...

Xi Jinping arrives in Cambodia with tight security and much fanfare

Xi Jinping arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday afternoon to a hero's welcome, with the capital city decked out in Chinese flags and banners anticipating his arrival. 

Hong Kong lawmakers demand independence from China during oath-taking

Several Hong Kong lawmakers disrupted the swearing-in ceremony of Hong Kong's legislative council on Wednesday to demand independence from China.

EU extends Chinese anti-dumping duties to two more steel products

The European Commission on Friday added two new steel products to a list of Chinese goods hit with anti-dumping duties aimed at protecting EU manufacturers against cheap imports.

Thailand deports Hong Kong activist over "national security" concerns

Thailand deported Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong on Wednesday over "national security" concerns, the Thai prime minister's office said in a statement.