Politics

China warns Germany over Aixtron approval issue

S. Rina   | Nov 03, 2016 06:01 PM EDT

China has urged Germany to take a fair stand over Chinese acquisitions in Germany. Chinese buying spree for German firms, especially in the hi-tech sector have raised concerns in Germany, pushing government to take protectionist measures. The issue has been heightened by recent withdrawal of approval for Aixtron deal. read more

China's First Lady Peng Liyuan Supports China-Africa HIV, AIDS Prevention

Charissa Echavez   | Nov 01, 2016 09:54 PM EDT

Peng Liyuan, the wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, said on Tuesday that China is willing to work with African countries to prevent HIV and AIDS. read more

Australia, Indonesia Conduct Joint Patrols in Contested South China Sea

Desiree Sison   | Nov 01, 2016 07:43 AM EDT

Invoking the 'freedom of navigation' principle. Australia has accepted Indonesia's request for joint naval patrols in the disputed South China Sea. read more

German EU Commissioner Makes Racist Remarks Against Chinese

S. Rina   | Nov 01, 2016 11:09 AM EDT

The European Union's Digital Economy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger has received flak for a speech he made, which has been branded as "racist" and "homophobic." read more

China Calls on US to Manage Sino-US Relations Ahead of Elections

Desiree Sison   | Oct 31, 2016 08:14 AM EDT

China urged the United States on Saturday to manage whatever differences it has with Beijing amid rising concerns on whether Sino-US relations would be affected by the coming US presidential elections. read more

India, Japan Join Forces to Counter China's Assertiveness in Disputed Territories

Desiree Sison   | Oct 30, 2016 08:32 AM EDT

India and Japan are expected to strengthen military ties to counter China's increasing assertiveness in disputed territories when Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays a visit to Tokyo for an annual summit next month. read more

Fourth Australian Detained by China Not a Crown Resorts Employee

S. Rina   | Oct 30, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop offered updates about the ongoing dispute over the detention of Crown Resorts employees in China. read more

China, United States to Conduct Joint Military Drill Next Month

Som Patidar   | Oct 30, 2016 02:48 AM EDT

The armed forces from China and United States will carry out a six day military drill next month, the Chinese military said. read more

China to Unveil J-20 Stealth Fighter Jet at Zhuhai Air Show

S. Rina   | Oct 30, 2016 02:32 AM EDT

China will debut its J-20 stealth fighter jet at the Zhuhai airshow, which is part of the week-long 11th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition. read more

Chinese Coast Guard Leaves Disputed Scarborough Shoal Following Duterte's China Visit

Desiree Sison   | Oct 29, 2016 08:01 AM EDT

Philippine defense officials say Chinese ships have left the Scarborough Shoal in the disputed South China Sea, enabling Filipino fishermen to resume fishing without fear of harassment since China seized control of the shoal in 2012. read more

Xi Jinping Declared ‘Core’ Leader of China

S. Rina   | Oct 29, 2016 02:23 AM EDT

President Xi Jinping has been anointed "core" leader of China, a title that has boosted his profile. read more

Filipino Fishermen Gain Access to Chinese-Controlled Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea

Desiree Sison   | Oct 28, 2016 08:25 AM EDT

Filipino fishermen have reported that they were able to fish in the resource-rich Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea on Wednesday without any harassment from the Chinese Coast Guard. This has raised speculations that China finally may have given the fishermen access to the shoal following Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's recent visit to Beijing. read more

China Reports Increase in Gold Imports as Yuan Shrinks

S. Rina   | Oct 29, 2016 01:46 AM EDT

China has further boosted its status as the biggest consumer of gold, based on its imports data. read more

China’s Communist Party Expels 2 Senior Military Officers on Corruption Charges

Girish Shetti   | Oct 29, 2016 01:20 AM EDT

Stepping up its ongoing fight against corruption, China's communist party has expelled two senior military officers, Chinese state media Xinhua reported. read more

China to implement stringent measures to oversee wealth management products

S. Rina   | Oct 28, 2016 09:29 AM EDT

China is boosting its efforts to control rampant credit expansion and strengthen wealth management in its economy. read more

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