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China Must Prepare for the 'Worst to Come' in its Relations With the US Under Trump: Expert

Desiree Sison   | Jan 21, 2017 07:28 AM EST

A Chinese expert has warned that there could be major confrontations between Beijing and Washington on the economic front after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday. read more

Pres. Xi Meets with IOC as Beijing Prepares for Winter Olympics

Jenia Cane   | Jan 20, 2017 09:24 AM EST

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday, as Beijing continues to gear up for the Winter Olympics in 2022. read more

China’s Big Cities to Grow Slower in 2017

S. Rina   | Jan 18, 2017 10:18 PM EST

Some of the biggest cities in China are targeting slower growth rate this year. The slowdown will continue from the previous year when the rate of growth showed deceleration. read more

Beijing to Spend $2.6B to Fight Deadly Air Pollution in 2017

Steve M.C.   | Jan 17, 2017 05:12 AM EST

Beijing has introduced plans to spend 18.2 billion yuan ($2.6 billion) to assist in the city's fight against the massive smog massacre, one of the worst recorded globally. A congress meeting held on Saturday highlighted that more was yet to be done in 2017 to curb the air pollution in the region. read more

Beijing, China Steps Up Drive Versus Air Pollution

Jenia Cane   | Jan 15, 2017 10:25 AM EST

Beijing, the capital of China, is stepping up its initiative against the growing concern on air pollution in the country. read more

China to Set Up ADIZ in South China Sea if US Attempts to Block Beijing's Access to Islands: Analysts

Desiree Sison   | Jan 13, 2017 05:27 AM EST

Chinese analysts expressed doubt that the US can carry through US secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson's suggestion that Washington should prevent China from accessing its artificial islands in the South China Sea. read more

China Nabs 720 People, Imposes $21.8M Fine to Curb Air Pollution

Steve M.C.   | Jan 13, 2017 04:55 AM EST

China nabbed 720 people, filed 13,127 cases, and imposed 150 million yuan ($21.8 million) of fines for violating environmental protection regulations last year, according to a report by environmental authorities on Thursday. read more

Global Economy Would Suffer This Year if Sino-US Trade Relations Deteriorate: Report

Desiree Sison   | Jan 11, 2017 04:15 AM EST

The global economy stands to face a major threat this year as the world's two largest economies--China and US--continue to exchange barbs over trade issues heightening the already volatile trade situation between the two nations. read more

Alibaba's Jack Ma Offers Trump 1 Million American Jobs

Desiree Sison   | Jan 10, 2017 03:52 AM EST

Alibaba Group Holdings founder Jack Ma has offered to create an estimated one million jobs for American workers through its e-commerce and online shopping platforms during his meeting with US president-elect Donald Trump on Monday. read more

Beijing to Launch Environmental Police Force to Fight Toxic Smog

Steve M.C.   | Jan 08, 2017 08:30 AM EST

A new environmental police force has been introduced in Beijing to assist in the fight against the massive smog, which has been witnessed in the Chinese capital. read more

Beijing to Install Air Purifiers in Schools

Steve M.C.   | Jan 06, 2017 09:34 PM EST

Beijing is planning to install air purifiers and air filters in schools as the city continues to come up with new ways to battle with smog, according to the new initiative announced by the Education Municipal on Thursday. read more

Chinese Military Expert Defends China's Missile Deployments in South China Sea

Desiree Sison   | Jan 05, 2017 04:58 AM EST

A Chinese military expert defended China's deployment of surface-to-air missiles in its controlled islands in the disputed South China Sea, saying the military move is "completely reasonable" in the wake of the US' powerful maritime presence in the region. read more

Bumper-to-Bumper Traffic Witnessed Along Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Express

Steve M.C.   | Jan 04, 2017 08:01 AM EST

A mad traffic was witnessed on Monday along the Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Express (G4) stretching for a distance of over 1 kilometer from the toll booth, according to a footage caught by a drone. The incident saw cars parading the 35-lane G4 highway as people go back to Beijing following the three-day holiday. read more

Vatican Tells Chinese Catholic Community Not to Worry

Steve M.C.   | Dec 21, 2016 11:31 AM EST

The Catholic community has been reassured by The Holy See that its needs are well represented and will be catered amidst the ongoing Sino-Vatican dialogue between Beijing and the Holy See, according to a statement released by the Vatican on Tuesday. read more

Beijing Issues First Red Alert Smog Warning This Year

Steve M.C.   | Dec 15, 2016 10:49 AM EST

Beijing has issued a red alert notice on Thursday, indicating that harsh fog pollutions are expected in the region over the next five days. This is the first notice the city has released this year. read more

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IMF Upgrades China Growth Estimates, Making it the Fastest Growing Large Economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast for the Chinese economy. A report released on Monday stated that China's economy is expected to grow by 6.5 percent during this year. This estimate is higher than previous estimates by 0.3 percent. read more

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