Charissa Echavez

Duterte did not Seek Cancer Treatment in China: Philippine Official

  | Jan 10, 2017 03:07 AM EST

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's longtime aide brushed off rumors on Monday that the tough talking leader paid a visit to a cancer hospital in China to seek treatment. read more

China Receives Su-35 'Flanker-E' Fighter Jets from Russia: Report

  | Jan 10, 2017 02:11 AM EST

China has received four Sukhoi Su-35 "Flanker-E" fighter jets from Russia in late December 2015, the China Daily reported without providing further details. read more

US Dropped Over 26,000 Bombs in 7 Countries in 2016: Report

  | Jan 09, 2017 02:44 AM EST

The United States dropped an estimated 26,171 bombs in seven countries last year, which were 3,027 more than that of in 2015, according to the data released by the Council on Foreign Relations. read more

China Still Holds Over 200 Taiwanese Telecom Fraud Deportees

  | Jan 08, 2017 10:24 PM EST

China is still holding in custody at least 223 Taiwanese suspects deported for telecommunication fraud from other countries over the past nine months, the Mainland Affairs Council said on Sunday. read more

China Plans to Build Third Aircraft Carrier 'in the Near Future'

  | Jan 08, 2017 04:02 AM EST

China is slated to build its third aircraft carrier in the near future, China's People's Daily newspaper reported citing military expert Liang Fang. read more

Volkswagen to Recall Nearly 50,000 Imported Beetle, Golf Variant Units in China

  | Jan 08, 2017 01:44 AM EST

Volkswagen will call back 49,480 vehicles in China starting Feb. 6 due to brake design defects, the country's quality watchdog announced on Tuesday. read more

ZTE to Cut 3,000 Jobs within First Quarter: Report

  | Jan 06, 2017 07:48 AM EST

Chinese telecommunication firm ZTE will reportedly be shedding about 3,000 jobs, including a fifth of positions on its grappling smartphone business in China, company insiders with knowledge about the matter told Reuters. read more

Pakistan Allows Russia to Use Gwadar Port

  | Jan 06, 2017 04:00 AM EST

Pakistan has reportedly approved Russia's request to utilize Gwadar port in Balochistan, which is currently undergoing some development through China's $46 billion CPEC project, state-media revealed on Thursday. read more

Zimbabwe Discreetly Sells 35 Elephants to China to Raise Conservation Funds

  | Jan 06, 2017 01:49 AM EST

Zimbabwe's wildlife agency revealed on Thursday that it sold 35 elephants to China to curb overpopulation and raise conservation funds. read more

China to Draw a New Map of the Moon

  | Jan 05, 2017 09:46 PM EST

Chinese scientists are creating a new 1:25 million scale geological map of the moon, according to media reports on Thursday. read more

6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan; No Tsunami Alert Issued

  | Dec 28, 2016 08:58 AM EST

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit the eastern part of Japan, near Honshu, on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey reported. The quake shook the northern Ibaraki Prefecture at around 9:38 p.m. (local time). read more

China Passes New Law to Boost Traditional Chinese Medicine

  | Dec 28, 2016 03:53 AM EST

China's National People's Congress Standing Committee passed a new law on Sunday to incorporate Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) on its healthcare system. read more

China Plans to Land on Mars by 2020, Moon's Far Side by 2018

  | Dec 27, 2016 03:21 AM EST

China is planning to launch its first Mars probe by the end of the decade, according to a white paper entitled "China's Space Activities in 2016" published by the State Council Information Office on Tuesday. read more

China, UK Plan to Enhance Nuclear Energy Cooperation

  | Dec 21, 2016 12:50 AM EST

China and UK are planning to enhance their nuclear energy cooperation, Yang Jiechi, Chinese state councilor, said on Wednesday as reported by Sputnik News. read more

AMC Entertainment Gets Carmike Cinemas Takeover Approval with Conditions

  | Dec 21, 2016 12:22 AM EST

AMC Entertainment, owned by China's richest man Wang Jianlin, won US regulatory approval on Tuesday for its proposed takeover of rival Carmike Cinemas for $1.12 billion after agreeing to sell off some of its theaters and other holdings. read more

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